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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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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Pizzas only available Fridays. Breakfast and lunch daily (except Sunday)

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  • 60
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
funky cafe providing great vegetarian options

Have been numerous times and each time can order a different item, for a vegetarian that's a bonus! Great staff, very engaging plus know their menu very well. Food is well cooked, very tasty, generous portions. Good use of upcycling furniture!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Bronwen C
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Have been numerous times and each time can order a different item, for a vegetarian that's a bonus! Great staff, very engaging plus know their menu very well. Food is well cooked, very tasty, generous portions. Good use of upcycling furniture!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

They've got it all! Fabulous food with an accent on regional! Funky staff who know their stuff! Gorgeous sunny setting, warmed on the inside by a hard working wood fired oven! Coffee and hot chocolate superb! Bread and pastries sublime! Take away a soy and linseed loaf for later and I dare you to not fall in love with the... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is by far the best cafe in town! The GFB offers delicious coffee, beautiful house-baked breads and pastries. Make sure you pay the GFB a visit.

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Kota Kinabalu District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

...I picked out the hotcakes with ricotta cheese from the board on the wall...with fresh orange juice..served in a stubby looking bottle...and black coffee....sit outside on the footpath..in the sun..read the paper...what more would you want...more class than the twin arches...

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Had Saturday breakfast which was devine. Ricotta pancakes the best I've ever had and the coffee was hot and good too. Very busy place but service was great, meals served quickly too.

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Very funky semi-chaotic artisanal atmosphere and wonderful food, displaying excellent use of fresh ingredients and well-balanced flavours. I could not recommend this establishment too highly!

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Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had a few coffees here over consecutive days and all were robust, well balanced and tasty. The staff clearly knew their art in this regard. Service was always with a smile and reasonably rapid. On one occasion I sampled a Ham and Salad roll on the in-house baked bread which was also superb. The bread was particularly delicious. This cafe... More 

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Mendooran
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?