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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews great coffee across the road nice cafe nice food lovely spot great customer service park township eateries premises
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Reviewed 5 July 2022 via mobile

It’s the best cafe in Emerald at the moment.They have a strong coffee and delicious food. It’s a cozy cafe with friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 22 June 2022

For me this is the best restaurant in Emerald. Yet to have a mediocre meal here. The premises are not high grade but they fit with the township and you feel relaxed and comfortable. Service could improve but with post-Covid this may be why things...are a fraction slower. But it is by no means an issue. Staff are friendly and keen to see you are happy. Great coffee too. Recommend this over the other eateries in Emerald.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 19 May 2022

We are local but tend to avoid this place due to lack of toilet facilities. Sure there are facilities in the park across the road, but they are often quite gross. Popped in for a light lunch, staff were okay, efficient but not overly friendly....The food was good, no complaints there, but the dining room is just shabby, quite unappealing. I probably would not dine here again, there are better options in Emerald.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022

Great customer service and good food. A lovely spot if you're passing through or visiting this lovely town.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 31 October 2021 via mobile

We stopped in to 'The Fox' for a late breakfast this morning. Emerald Town was really buzzing, with lots of people taking advantage of the beautiful weather and being released from lockdown 😊 and The Fox was no exception. Staff were friendly and service was...timely. I ordered the Vegan Stack which was beautifully presented and tasted scrumptious! I scraped my plate clean! Definitely give this cafe a try - you won't be disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 26 May 2021

This is my favourite cafe/restaurant in Emerald. I get a coffee there every now and then and have yet to have one that disappoints. Since 2019 the shop has had a new owner and the size of the premises has expanded along with the menu....I had a great coffee with Moroccan spiced chicken which was really great tasting. If I was able to fit another serving in I would have grabbed at it. The salad that went with it was fresh and worth the dish on its own. The new owners have done much to improve the place and will over time improve on the improvements. Affordable tucker and quality eating, plus the staff are friendly and helpful. Possibly the only downside is making the order at the counter and sometimes that can mean being in a line of others also wanting to order. But generally the ordering is efficient.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 27 March 2021 via mobile

Called into "The Fox" for a Saturday morning breakfast with my partner. We were warmly greeted by Ali and Nazi the proprietors and grabbed a menu to decide on our choice. My partner ordered the leg ham and mushroom omelette and I ordered scrambled eggs...with a side of bacon and grilled tomato. Cooked to order it wasn't too long before our food was served to the table. Both dishes were excellent !! Cooked perfectly, hot, good sized portions and tasted delicious. A great coffee and a pot of english breakfast tea made with proper tea leaves finished off our breakfast nicely. Definitely recommended - will be back very soon for the great coffee and also breakfast!!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 26 January 2021

Went here for evening meal a couple of months ago. It was hit and miss and the cafe smelt of fat. The exhaust fan in the kitchen had apparently broken. Went back yesterday and same old fat smell in the newer half. The table we...sat at had building material leaning up against the wall/table. We were not greeted on entering, the waitress looked in our direction and kept going. The food does seem to have improved as both myself and my partner had a nice lunch (angus burger and vegan stack). If they can sort out the venue and finish all the little odds and ends and get some sort of exhaust fan in the other half I would go back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 10 June 2020

An excellent find in Emerald.Friendly greeting and service,great coffee and scones. Not a large establishment but very friendly & attentive.Indoor & outdoor service. Was the highlight of a lovely days outing in the hills.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 22 May 2020 via mobile

Under new management, this cafe is serving really good coffee !! A small selection of quality muffins and slices to go, as well as burgers etc available. The new owners are happy, friendly and open to customising your order if required. A difficult time to...take on a new business, but with their can do attitude, I am sure they will flourish once restrictions are lifted.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 13 April 2020

Great coffee with fantastic price, variety of sweets and ready to go meals, very friendly and polite staff.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 12 April 2020

This is the first time I write a review in my life. I write this because I feel the people in the Laughing Fox Cafe deserve it. I use to have a cup of coffee and meal when I’m in Emerald. I noticed change in...the ownership and different food options they offer. There was couple of customers despite these uncertain times that majority of cafes and restaurants suffer. The coffee was just awesome. I paid only $4 for a large 16oz cup; extremely affordable. Their ready to go foods in their display cabinet is also a bonus. The new owner said about changing their coffee beans and machine recently and I confirm they have made the best possible decision. I admire the way that new owners try to deliver the best service in these uncertain times. Laughing Fox Cafe has much improved.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 8 April 2020 via mobile

Just the right place we enjoy bbq pulled pork, it’s really delicious. And also beautiful presented. I strongly recommend this coffee shop. Not just for their meal, for their coffee also.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 April 2020 via mobile

I didn't realise that it's a new management I feel for them starting in a country town in the worst possible circumstances. But the coffee, which used to be superb- tasted like watery thing. Not coffee. The menu- changed into some fried fast food. Obviously...they don't plan on catering to their previous loyal customers who were mostly middle aged people hav9ng a nice cuppa and a bite. I wish them to survive this terrible time- and then improve.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 27 February 2020

This is one of the best coffee shops I've ever gone to. The staff there are always smiling. They have good food and coffee. My friends and I had a good time there.😊

Date of visit: February 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
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