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“12 Miles out of Broome is 12 Mile Cafe” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of 12 Mile Cafe - CLOSED

12 Mile Cafe
Cuisines: Cafe, International, Australian
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“12 Miles out of Broome is 12 Mile Cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2011

Very nice surround. Food was standard cafe food. The service was very good.

Visited October 2011
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1 Thank Nic K
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  • English first
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English first
Broome, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fresh yummy food let down by average service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2011

Being based in Broome, the very quaint 12 Mile Cafe has long been a favourite hidden gem for lazy weekend eats.

Our recent visit was less impressive than our previous experiences and I cannot help but feel the Rob Broadfield review in The West has spoilt the untouched magic which was so much of the appeal of this place.

There is nothing not to love about the menu- it’s an eclectic mix of dishes each making best use of ingredients sourced for the most part from the garden. The food we received was still great- farm fresh and tasty as ever but prices have increased whilst the quality of service has decreased.

Food was slow but this was expected and didn’t faze us as the setting, underneath mango and paw paw trees is so peaceful. What was irritating was being rushed through our meal. We were asked no less than 5 times whether we had finished. This is the kind of place you want to linger a little longer not rush, rush, rush.

I understand they may be worn thin as the end of a busy season approaches. Maybe as the tourists truck out of town the place will get back its good wholesome feel with the old fashioned serviced we have loved on previous occasions. We sure hope so.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank pegasus83
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Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Truly incredible food in a relaxing setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2011

Having just moved to Broome about six months ago, I've been on a mission to try out all the cafes and restaurants in town... And out of town, in this case. I have been consistently surprised by how horrendous the food, service and prices are. The tourist traps are def a downside to living in Broome.

So, thank god for 12 Mile. Absolutely gorgeous garden setting, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, lovely staff and the food -oh my god. Some of the best lemongrass noodles I've ever tasted, even trumping some of my fave south east asian eateries. Good value too, prices could be those of almost any cafe in a city. I will be taking all my visiting family and friends here, because it's really special.
Id recommend having a beer at Matsos, watching the sunset at the Mangrove.... But always eating at 12 Mile

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Broomegirl1
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Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Farm fresh, organic, healthy and delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2011

Farm fresh food, the veggies literally picked out of their organic garden surrounding the hippie-style cafe. My Lemongrass noodles were very flavorsome and their home made lemon cordial tasted delicious. Yes, the service is a bit slow, but this seems to be the normal 'Broome-time' and didn't really bother us. Also, the toilet comes with a view.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Rosana-with1n
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Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2011

My partner and i went to 12 mile for lunch while we were staying in Broome. Im interested to try anything i see organic especially as we are both vegan/vegetarian, we've been travelling for a while now up the west coast and lucked out in the food department (not to say there isn't beautiful food around, there just not a lot of amazing vegetarian food). 12 mile was a wonderful change! its defiantly worth the drive out there, the atmosphere is relaxing, cool and shady and the staff were friendly.Our vegie dishes were delicious but the menu caters for all tastes. I would defiantly recommend anyone traveling in Broome to check this place out.

Visited August 2011
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Thank Melk82
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