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21 Birtwill Street, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
07.54463564
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Ranked #3 of 50 Restaurants in Coolum Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $14
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Café
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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2,618 reviews 2,618 reviews
1,479 restaurant reviews
1,160 helpful votes 1,160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

it is set back a couple of blocks from the beach so you don't feel the seaside atmosphere as others on David Low Way but it is always popular with locals - reasonable food , good for breakfast and good coffee.

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Australia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

This place is always busy with a good clientele. Excellent coffee and an ideal place to meet with friends for a catch up.

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Brockville, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our favorite breakfast place while vacationing in Coolum, my husband & I enjoyed our lattes and English muffin egg sandwiches, while sitting outside on the terrace and enjoying the hustle and bustle of villagers passing by. The staff is very friendly and efficient, quick with a smile and service was excellent. Reasonably priced and a short walk to multiple shops... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Great coffee, great atmosphere. locals love it. First in best dressed at this one but worth waiting for a seat if you have the time. Any time of day.

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Sydney, Australia
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1,160 helpful votes 1,160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Doesn't quite have the beach atmosphere being a block away but a very popular local and particularly for those who like an early start - always packed with locals and a good breakfast with friendly staff.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Arrived at 1050 on a busy Sunday morning. After ordering at the counter and choosing the Sunday papers to read, the drinks arrived as we sat down! Wow! Then of course we thought that the food would take ages but no! Food arrived within 10 minutes and was absolutely the best value on the Sunny Coast, $14.90 for a huge... More 

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Eumundi, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

This cafe is my regular pit stop when out doing a training ride. Seems to be a regular stop for the rest of the cyclists in the area as well. Great tea and coffee and great food. And the service is terrific. Highly recommended!

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Just this week I had family arrive from the US and the UK --- as it is school holidays and the Coolum beachfront was absolutely packed with tourists I too them to the CAF a little of the beaten tourist track, Having eaten there on many occasions I was not surprised when they commented very favourably on the food ---... More 

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Your review is very much appreciated Seamus! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our food and service and look forward to seeing you again soon :) More 

Hobart, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Nice atmosphere just off the main rd but close to the beach. Yummy cakes and slices and great coffee. I didn't try the breakfasts but they looked good.

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Hi Janine, thanks so much for taking the time to review us. It's great that you enjoyed your Caf experience, happy travels :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The location is a bit odd, but very hand for the supermarket (which worked well for us). Good coffee, and really nice character.

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Hi Narth, we appreciate you taking the time to review us. So pleased that you enjoyed your visit to The Caf and we hope you had a great time in Coolum Beach. More 

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Additional Information about The Caf

Address: 21 Birtwill Street, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
Phone Number: 07.54463564
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
Cuisine: Café

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