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Gold Fish Bowl

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Jessie Street, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Pizzas only available Fridays. Breakfast and lunch daily (except Sunday)

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  • 47
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  • 14
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  • 8
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
hard bread

i ordered a moca which was nice but the cup size for the prize is small. ordered a eggs benedict the bread is hard while eating the bread hurts in your mouth not a joke. i can see its baked inhouse but you have to see the receipe.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
lesliewhippy
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New South Wales, Australia
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

i ordered a moca which was nice but the cup size for the prize is small. ordered a eggs benedict the bread is hard while eating the bread hurts in your mouth not a joke. i can see its baked inhouse but you have to see the receipe.

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Armidale, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I love this cafe. The bread here is to die for!!! The only sad thing is their coffee cups are to small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Quirky dog friendly courtyard cafe. Fantastic coffee and food (the tea smoked trout salad was a highlight). Great atmosphere, with produce growing on the courtyard wall trellises. And, while we were there they were chopping wood for the pizza oven (wish we were staying an extra night in town for Fri nite pizza).

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Armidale, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The pizzas cooked in the wood fired oven are delicious and are only made on Fridays. Lunch other days is also excellent with some interesting and innovative dishes. Local truffles were a highlight of one meal we had here but are not always on the menu. The coffee is also very good and their bread baked in the wood fired... More 

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Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Gold Fish Bowl does a brilliant breakfast - eggs any way are fantastic and their in house sour dough bread is fabulous

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Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

If you're in Armidale and yearning for a great coffee (full rich coffee flavour with negligible bitterness) and something tasty from the bakery (fruit toast highly recommended), the Goldfish Bowl is for you. Armidale's answer to the great Silo Bakery in Canberra

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Brisbane
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Have been here for breakfast twice now and both times we were very happy with the food, coffee and the service. Nice place to sit, it's a funky little joint with a really nice atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

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Armidale, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Armidale is a town with more than its fair share of good quality eateries and this is one of the best. For a casual lunch, breakfast, coffee or just delicious fresh bread this ticks all the boxes. The staff are always friendly and food fresh and delicious. Haven't managed to get there for Friday pizza yet but the usual menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the best cafe in Australia... The boys make the best coffee, the best bread and of course the best orange juice! Wish I still lived in Armidale so I could have one of the nutty cafe lattes and sourdough toast every day!

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Armidale, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This cafe is always buzzing with people eating in or taking away. The wood fired oven produces the most delicious breads, pastries and cakes. The menu is varied and the staff are friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jessie Street, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Armidale

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Description

Pizzas only available Fridays. Breakfast and lunch daily (except Sunday)
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?