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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: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Pizzas only available Fridays. Breakfast and lunch daily (except Sunday)

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  • 8
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  • 4
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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
Ignore the trendy facade, this is an artisan bakery.

In a Uni town I didnt expect this. True artisan bakers perfection in a baguette or sourdough loaf. Its pricey, but for what you get its not at all unreasonable. I went with a work group two mornings in a row. The other omnis all happy, and my plant based food delicious. Everyone ask them to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Mendooran
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

In a Uni town I didnt expect this. True artisan bakers perfection in a baguette or sourdough loaf. Its pricey, but for what you get its not at all unreasonable. I went with a work group two mornings in a row. The other omnis all happy, and my plant based food delicious. Everyone ask them to make banh mi!!! These... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great to pop into for a quick snack and cuppa :) Pizza's and fresh bakery items also on offer. Can highly recommend the Portuguese Tarts :)

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Kirribilli, Australia
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227 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We got wind of this place from a sourdough fruit and nut bread brought home from "town". So good we had to hunt down the source. Visit one was to buy aforementioned loaf and then we sat down for coffee and toasted banana bread served with chunky blackberry jam. Bliss! Every thing we missed from the city but somehow was... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great coffee shop limited menu. Great outdoor sitting area. The baking goods are terrific and the bread very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Delicious breakfast with good coffee. Friendly staff and good atmosphere despite being quite busy. Also a bakery that makes great bread. Highly recommend the olive and haloumi bread!

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Where does someone start with a great cafe? Coffee of course... wood fire roasted on site. their own unique blends. Crafted into every hot and cold coffee beverage you can think off by REAL baristas. The bread - wood fire oven baked organic sour dough. YUM. and of course they do food as well. Egggs Benedict is my favourite. Sit... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Not onliy great coffee but a fantastic menu, service and bakery. It is real gem in Armidale and well worth a visit for anyone who loves good coffee and great food. It can get very busy and is lacking large tables but the staff will do everything they can to accomodate you.

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Mansfield, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Unexpected class after several previous bad coffee experiences in Armidale. Strong organic menu with yummy food and smooth coffee. Relaxing setup - kids loved the courtyard garden. Caught up with friends and will be back. As an added bonus there is quality thrift shopping round the corner.

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Uralla
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Got my coffee thrown at me and it was lukewarm too...what's going on here??!! I was polite when I placed my order too. Didn't I look right or something??!

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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

An eatery that serves both decent coffee and freshly baked bread, with lunch-time treats that are always interesting and enjoyable...and breakfasts that quench any appetite for lunch!

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Additional Information about Gold Fish Bowl

Address: Jessie Street, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Armidale
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
Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood

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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, Seafood

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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