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Whileaway Coffeeshop

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Shops 2 & 3, 43 Macrossan Street | Port Douglas, Qld, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
07-4099-4066
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: Whileaway is the Port Douglas destination for lovers of books and great...
Whileaway is the Port Douglas destination for lovers of books and great coffee.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Coffee in Port Douglas

Best coffee on Port Douglas by a country mile,we also had a GF cake that looked like a lemington cant remember what it was but it was great. Bery friendly staff big plus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Best coffee on Port Douglas by a country mile,we also had a GF cake that looked like a lemington cant remember what it was but it was great. Bery friendly staff big plus.

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Port Douglas, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The local bookshop and coffee outlet rolled into one. I visit here probably 1-2 twice a week for a number of years now. They are open nice and earlier, service a small, simple but tasty range of food items - from raisin toast, to tarts. But most importantly - CONSISTENTLY GOOD Coffee - served with a smile and fast. With... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Great coffee. The homemade frittata was delish. Not much other menu items to choose from but that's because coffee is the focus. And they do that very very well!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Imagine a bookshop that opens at 7 am...it doubles as a coffee shop. Great range of books including lots of Murakami. ☀️☀️☀️

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a fantastic time in P-D,each morning we had a fabulous coffee and either croissant or other sweet little things! All the waiters and waitress are friendly,smily,polite and efficient...we just loved the place. Phil and Doo

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Port Douglas, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

While away has great coffe and the most amazing young staff, they never forget what you have and they go out of their way to make sure you are served as soon as possible. A great meeting place

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australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great place to grab a coffee and read a book. The range of books was fantastic and the coffee was just as good. Would highly recommend a visit if you are In Macrossan street.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Cold, cold drinks (novelty for us Brits!) and lovely bookshop to browse in. Look out for the cheese and onion muffins and the quiches, washed down with their Aussie chutney.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I cannot honestly say a bad thing about the coffee here. And the service and pricing were also fair. But I do have to warn the Whileaway that the competition have caught up and there are now several places with coffee just as good and a much better offering in food. (Although as a book shop they do still hold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We went here after we lost hope in finding cooked breakfast in ten area after 11:30 am on a Sunday and they didn't disappoint. The lady at the counter was lovely. We had croissants and coffee and both were very nice.

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Address: Shops 2 & 3, 43 Macrossan Street | Port Douglas, Qld, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: 07-4099-4066
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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  • Address: Shops 2 & 3, 43 Macrossan Street | Port Douglas, Qld, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: 07-4099-4066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

Whileaway is the Port Douglas destination for lovers of books and great coffee.

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