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The Loft Cafe

1 Waterloo Rd | Macquarie Shopping Centre, Lv4, Shop 427, Macquarie Park, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
+61 2 9870 7900
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good58%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“soup” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Waterloo Rd | Macquarie Shopping Centre, Lv4, Shop 427, Macquarie Park, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good service and well presented cafe. Coffee was hot and delicious as was the tea. Recommended.

Thank Mal B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bacon and egg roll is classed as 'Beef bacon' it's total rubbish. Obviously halal. I should of checked the menu before .

Thank Greg393939
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I am a regular and of recent I think the coffee has definitely improved and pretty good now. Wish they changed the variety of cakes as it has not changed for many years!

Thank Landage W
TheLoftCafeMac, Manager at The Loft Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We will look into the cake options in the future. We have a few new healthy options over the past 6 months - otherwise our general cakes sell really well. See you again. The Loft Crew

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Our favourite coffee spot in Macquarie Shopping Centre. The place is light and bright with plenty of comfortable seating. The staff are pleasant and the service is good. They sell a good variety of reasonably priced cakes which tempt us when we come here for...More

Thank ozitripper
TheLoftCafeMac, Manager at The Loft Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for your review. We use local roaster and have worked together with our suppliers to achieve this quality. We are happy to serve you again anytime. :) The Loft Team

Reviewed 27 June 2017

I had lunch with friends here on a Monday. I had the chicken baguette which was very good and a relatively descent size for $12. We sat inside the café and I am glad we did as the tables outside the café was next to...More

Thank StephP001
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Went there for a hot chocolate and toast this morning. Was pleasantly surprised with the menu which has lots of things to choose from. Prices are also reasonable. Nice ambience sitting outside while it's quiet on a Sunday morning and not a lot of shoppers...More

Thank mayt814
TheLoftCafeMac, Manager at The Loft Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thanks for giving us a review. We look forward to serving you again. The Team at TLC.

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Food is typical cafe style and decent variety on the menu along with daily specials. Plenty of seating and located in the quieter part of the centre. Great for catching up with friends if wanting to chat without food court noise.

Thank hulagirl830
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Yesterday I came here just for a milkshake as I'd already eaten but I was very impressed. I sat inside in very comfortable padded chairs and noticed there was a huge selection of magazines and newspapers. Their chocolate milkshake was extremely tasty and it's not...More

Thank Roslyn35
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to have a quiet sip of coffee or to grab a quick bite. They have comfy chairs inside and firmer ones outside. The coffee is great and the short eats are good as well.

Thank PremPandurangam
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Easy going, laid back. Modern . Nice menus to choose from. Friendly staff. Not many bad things to leave feedback. Enjoy!

Thank Sue T
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Waterloo Rd | Macquarie Shopping Centre, Lv4, Shop 427, Macquarie Park, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ryde  >  Macquarie Park
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9870 7900
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The Loft Cafe has been operating since 2000 serving locally brewed coffee and a great selection of foods and cakes. We are located on level 4 at Macquarie Shopping Center and away from the bustle. There is a children's playground, hair salon, spa/massage and bookshop all right next to us. A local favorite for regulars, families, corporates and seniors. We have been voted finalist for best cafe in Ryde in 2014 & 2015.
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