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Cafe Swish

147 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6681 4033
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“chai” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
147 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We aren’t easily impressed but this little place was amazing. Best scrambled eggs I’ve had in a long time and coffee was very good as well. Generous serves and reasonable prices. Service was good- can’t fault them.

Thank HeatherC4444
Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly staff food very tasty, great position in the middle of main street with indoor, side and frontshop seating

Thank jajdee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff arrived promptly to take our order, and coffee came out soon after and was really good. However waited for 40 minutes for our food order to arrive and missing the extras we ordered. When it did I had finished my coffee which I was...More

Thank Candy H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Didn't think much of this place. Service was pretty ordinary. Seemed popular though and tea was okay, but not really all that impressed.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Came here for our last meal before leaving Ballina. Staff are friendly and attentive. My coffee was forgotten but when I asked, I got it quickly and it was delicious. Hubby was a little underwhelmed with the big breakfast as there were way too many...More

Thank Stella G
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

What a great restaurant. Excellent coffee, attentive staff, good selection of cakes and light meals. Very comfortable. The amount of people eating here is testimony to how good it is

Thank lyndab499
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Breakfast was great when we finally got it 45 minutes after ordering. Almost worth the wait. Worth trying

Thank David C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely breakfast this week at Cafe Swish. Very friendly helpful staff, tasty food. Well priced you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Cafe Swish while we were visiting Ballina and were impressed enough to go back a number of times. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, good coffee and food plus newspapers to read.

Thank Schlepper1939
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The perfect place for a Sunday breakfast. Fantastic coffee and juices. Food is always of a high standard. Staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. Can’t be beat.

Thank Klarnach
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina Shire  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6681 4033
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