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Our fun and quirky café features local artists’ work on the walls, mismatched colourful furniture and comfy couches, creating a chilled out vibe where friends gather for coffee, good food and a good time. Savour an all-day breakfast and lunch menu. Guests with more adventurous tastes may be tempted by our various Alpaca Dishes which feature as part of our every day menu; and of course, don't forget our freshly baked treats. Catering and Private Functions are also available.
PRICE RANGE
USD 11 - USD 70
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, Australian, Pizza, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews brunch zucchini fritters lambs fry steak sandwich salmon seafood pie excellent service and food menu is extensive large windows all day breakfast pleasant staff excellent coffee southern highlands alpacas leanne canberra
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for some lunch on the way home to Sydney from Canberra. Had Zucchini fritters, a steak sandwich and two coffees. Steak sandwich was nothing out of the ordinary but cost $27-00, zucchini fritters $20.35 and the coffees $4-95 each. Service was Ok. Will...not dine here again.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

Decor looks like a 1970’s motel. Packets of salt and pepper - looks like the same packets as McDonald’s. Two seperate tables returned meals when we were there. I felt sorry for the only waitress - she tried so hard and was the only positive....I’m happy to pay top $$$ but I expect decent food and atmosphere. We need great restaurants in the highlands and I’m so disappointed with this experience.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 5 March 2022 via mobile

The menu is extensive You are made to feel welcome Great attention to deal The food is exceptional Lots of fresh seafood The muscles are a delight Very highly recommended

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 February 2022 via mobile

We when for a drive to Mittagong just for the afternoon, when to Mittagong RSL for a dinner then on the way home found this hidden gem. Friendly,clean , spacious very welcoming. We where not overly hungry so ken my husband had the tiger prawn...cocktail (which yes I tasted too ) well presented and very very delicious, I had calamari which was so fresh so yum and looked as good as it tasted. Mains look good nice sizes but we didn't have one and jumped to Desert ken sticky date pudding was yum with a beautiful sauce strawberry and berries mine was Banoffee yummy . A place we stumbled on but place we will revisit for a plan dinner,breakfast or lunch date.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 23 January 2022

We were going to a function that evening so we just wanted a light lunch and this cafe looked fine from the street. Our waitress gave us the lunch menu and the snack menu and we were planning on a toastie and a coffee. Then...we read the lunch menu. My prawn salad with mango and avocado was amazing, my husband said that his prawn and lobster roll was wonderful. The service was excellent, the food was wonderful, the surroundings were great. Other travellers were at the next table and they told us that they stop then whenever they are passing through. With the events of the past couple of years we haven't been doing much travelling but the next time we are going down the Hume we will be sure to detour via Mittagong.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 20 July 2021 via mobile

Nice food coffee ok But the guy that was working was so loud the people on on of the other table was saying how loud he was they had the radio on and you could not hear it because Of him when the girl came...to the table and ask how it was I told he and she said she would say something she did not he was still to loud he wails be good working in a out side place what a shame next I will drive back to moss vale I would not come back to this placeMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 14 June 2021 via mobile

Beautiful food great service. Hubby had his first ever Alpaca pie and nearly licked the plate. I had salmon which was beautifully done.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 26 May 2021

A weekday lunch & the cafe was quite busy a little noisy but okay. The service was good and the food came out quickly.The meal was disappointing. My husband ordered fish and while it tasted good it was a very very small portion, l ordered...steak sandwich which had a rather unusual taste. Overall we did not really enjoy this meal.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 21 May 2021

As a local resident of 30+ years my husband and I have had the pleasure of visiting a large number of the cafes in Mittagong and Bowral and found most provide good to excellent service and food. Today's experience at the Glass Cafe which we...have previously visited was unpleasant and upsetting. For the first time ever we complained about the slow service and were then abused by the staff with the young male staff member yelling at us at the top of his voice and inviting my 82yo husband to "step outside" in an extremely threatening way! He was obviously having a bad day but if the truth hurts, then maybe they should work on improving both their service and customer relations.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 20 May 2021 via mobile

Tired of the Soulless Service Centres We left the freeway for Mittagong and inspired by previous reviewers we pulled up the the Glass Cafe. Beaut place great atmosphere lots of local produce on offer jams peanut butter yes you heard right peanut butter! So lunch...was called we ordered the pumpkin soup was the special for the day wonderful ! Accompanied by a couple of slices of sourdough oh and did I mention the coffee it is from Mona Vale so not exactly local but yummy as anything so we grabbed a couple of Portuguese Tarts a bottle of the local Savignon Blanc some peanut butter and some raspberry and strawberry jam and headed back to the freeway... bloody terrific great service cheerful staff loved it!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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The Glass Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4