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Cafe Clarence

Hotel Ulmarra | 2 Coldstream Street, Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Ulmarra
Cuisines: Australian
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Description: This is a delightful cafe/restaurant that provides excellent low priced meals in a setting on the banks of the Clarence River. It is right beside the Pacific Highway and is an excellent break point for those driving the Sydney-Brisbane highway. We have eaten there twice in the past week and were most impressed. We think it should be better known, especially as the service is especially friendly.

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Paradise Point, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just enjoyed a lovely meal at Cafe Clarence on our way north! I am very particular about my salmon and it came exactly as I requested. Beautiful!! Our salads were fresh and beautifully dressed. Reasonably priced! Lovely old pub with good wine list. So nice to be able to get something other than "pub grub" when travelling!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Our burgers were not worth the price and particularly the hour's wait it took to get them. The excuse a busload of tourists which arrived well after we got there & were served before us. If we had been informed of the probable delay when ordering we wouldn't have stayed.

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Old Bar, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Well I tried this place once again to see if it had improved. Well sorry no it hasn't my wife and I bought the Moroccan Burger at $16 each...waste of money it was dry and very little flavour. The coffee was just drinkable and had a burnt taste. I am sorry Ulmarra Hotel we wont be stopping in on our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Great view of the Clarence River. We found a shady spot right by the river and enjoyed the fish & chips and dessert. Will be back on the way down to Canberra.

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Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very generous meals that are also delicious. The view is lovely over the mighty Clarence. Had takeaway deserts that were divine. Triple choc cookies also a nice treat.

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14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Walking past and saw how lovely the setting was so dropped in for coffee. Toby's Estate coffee didn't disappoint and it was a chore to choose from all the yummy homemade desserts. Sticky date pudding was sensational and traditional cheesecake was huge and tasty! Quick service and beautiful, shady garden setting overlooking the mighty Clarence was a perfect spot to... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This was our coffee break stop after leaving Coffs Harbour, lovely location by the river with nice strong coffee and a great range of home-made cakes & sweets, the home-made Monte Carlos were huge and very tasty.

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Maclean, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have eaten here several times now and the food was beautiful every time. The riverfront park like location is very nice, we have eaten at all the pubs in the Clarence and we think its the best pub food in the Clarence Valley.

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Horsham, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Cafe Clarence has a great view over the river. There is cosy indoor seating and lots of outdoor tables. The wide range of delicious cakes E.g. Sweet mandarin, traditional cheesecake, Black Forest torte, are made onsite. The coffee was good and the service warm.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If you are after some where to stop close to the highway, with great food and beverages then you can't beat Cafe Clarence. 300 m off the highway with easy parking and great views. The best Chai Latte on the mid north coast. Great coffee as well and, if they have them available, make sure you try the melting moments!... More

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Address: Hotel Ulmarra | 2 Coldstream Street, Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ulmarra
Cuisine: Australian

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