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USD 5 - USD 14
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best coffee and toasties on the coast. I’ve tried the rest, but always come back to this friendly place. Attention to detail in everything they do!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 2 March 2022

Stopped in for my morning coffee on friend's recommendation. Had to rouse 5 very noisy staff from kitchen to give order at the counter, to which they were not paying attention, even though in line of sight. Atmosphere and attitude rather self-centred. Coffee was very...small = expensive for size and was single dimension without much flavour or profile - at least it was not burnt beans like elsewhere in VH! Overall, would not recommend or return, given the number of choices in VH which I have yet to try.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 29 December 2021 via mobile

Service was very slow and the cafe wasn't even full. We waited at least 30 min for a couple of burgers, which were not that great!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 2 December 2021

Popped in three times for a granola cup which they posted on Instagram a few days prior. Never seem to have any and can't make one for you. They don't seem to know if they will have any the next day. Wasted my time. Sister...had coleslaw (no other salads available at lunch time) with a small piece of chicken, one zucchini fritter and a small kombucha for more than $32 (can't remember exact). I found that very pricey Add-ons can sure bump up the price. Also had issues when visited in July with lack of choice, slow service for coffees etc. Thought I would give them another try. Not sure if worth another visit unless they pick up their game. Please, if you do a post on Instagram then make sure you are able to provide the goods. Surely yogurt, granola and fruit isn't a big ask to whip up. I would have accepted it in a bowl if a cup was too much. Very disappointed with high expectations.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 9 September 2021 via mobile

I arrived to have lunch with my friend at 12.08 yesterday. We ordered. My order was for pre prepared food from the fridge and a smoothie, she ordered a toasted sandwich. There was quite a wait and my smoothie came. Then there was another long...wait and my friends hot toasted sandwich arrived. I waited and waited and waited. Nothing came out for me. I asked at the counter and was told that the kitchen is very busy, it will be out soon. I said my friends lunch is getting cold waiting for mine so we can eat together, I was shut down and told again how busy you are and that it wont be long. I sat. I watched another order of hot food get delivered to another table. I waited. Eventually I went to the counter again. I explained I was still waiting and I couldn't understand the hold up as it is literally sitting in your fridge waiting to be put on a plate. I also said I would need to leave soon. I was again shut down, told to ‘stay calm’ and asked if I'd like it in a takeaway container, which I said yes to. I sat and waited...and waited ...and waited. I'd seen smoothies, iced coffees, other meals etc come out and still no-one could gather anything prepared from the fridge to serve me. My friend ate as slowly as she could but was well and truly finished eating. I got up to ask for my money back (about 40 minutes wait by this stage) and the worker thrust a small container of salad at me, complete with a very cold fritter on top. Must have taken all of 20 seconds to arrange that. I ate at my desk. I would have preferred my money back by this stage. I am extremely unimpressedMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 15 August 2021

On a super quick weekend away my friend had heard about Qahwa and recommended it for breakfast so I was happy to try it out I Loved Loved Loved it!!!! We were there at 7:55am (opened at 8am) and the heaters were already on and...it was toasty and there were already a handful of locals with their dogs who were about to hit up the barista. (You know you're on a good thing when a cafe is frequented by locals). Also great to see that dogs were allowed (on leashes). Can not fault their coffee -reminded me of Kicco Coffee in flavour. Perfekto! Also had a cooked breakfast with generous serves and crunchy bacon. This is now my go to cafe whenever I visit Victor Harbor - don't tell anyone so that I can keep it to myself!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 8 July 2021

What an awesome breakfast! Some would think that it’s not hard to add some salt and flavour to a dish unfortunately our experience in victor harbour this week has been very bland. So glad we popped in here for our last breakfast of the week....Absolutely sensationalMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 13 April 2021

Every time we come to Qahwa Cafe, whether just for coffee, breakfast and for lunch yesterday, the cool and friendly atmosphere, the fresh and delicious paddock to plate food, and really good drinks selection offers something for everyone. Kids welcome and dogs too , with...a really good play area for kids. Will we be back? Definitely and often😊 Jeanne & JohnMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 22 February 2021 via mobile

Usually very good but today coffee was lukewarm and weak and service slow, one coffee at a time per table! It used to be my favourite place in town but not today!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 13 January 2021 via mobile

Right on the beach at Victor Harbor. Great menu options. Family friendly. Love this spot to catch up with friends.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Yes, Qahwa Espresso Bar and Coffee Roasters offers takeaway services.

Qahwa Espresso Bar and Coffee Roasters is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4