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21 Birtwill Street, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
07.54463564
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6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Vey efficient service

We went in for breakfast and ordered the eggs bene and bruchetta. Very nice food and friendly staff, were impressed with how quickly the food came out even though they were busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
ShayleeMarie
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We went in for breakfast and ordered the eggs bene and bruchetta. Very nice food and friendly staff, were impressed with how quickly the food came out even though they were busy.

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Hi ShayleeMarie, its great that you enjoyed your visit to The Caf! Big thanks from us for taking the time to write a review. More 

New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Have been there twice while holidaying here and found the food good, staff obliging and good coffee.

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Its great that you enjoyed what The Caf has to offer and we hope your visit to Coolum Beach was a good one. Thanks so much for your review!! More 

Coolum Beach, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Caf has always been my pick for lunch in Coolum way back from when it first opened and I would pop in to use the internet whenever it broke at home! Love their strong coffee and healthy lunch options and convenience to my local supermarket :)

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Serena, it's much appreciated :) More 

Coolum Beach, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Caf has been around for over a decade and where some places let their standards slip over time the Caf just keeps on getting better. The coffee is always perfect, they get the crema, strength, and temperature right every time. The food is made fresh with lots of very tasty gluten free options. The staff, including the managers Di... More 

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Thankyou Mieux2002 for such a positive review. We are so pleased that you enjoy what we have to offer. More 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We had been looking forward to trying here for a while since a friend mentioning good food here. We were excited looking at the website prior to going and seeing the breakfast menu online. When we arrived we found the atmosphere very average, cheap looking and not well presented. There were several empty tables with dirty plates and glasses all... More 

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

We appreciate that you took the time to visit The Caf Lucy, we are sorry that you did not find the style of service that you were looking for. It is unfortunate that you found us at a bad time and had such an unpleasant experience, please accept our apologies. More 

Brisbane, Australia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Summer holidays on the Sunshine Coast in our family have long been about the beach, the surf, and of course long days in front of the TV watching the cricket. This tradition changed when we discovered the C@F at Coolum. After the beach we take a short stroll off the main tourist strip to The C@F where even at 6.30am... More 

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

We love that you enjoy The Caf as part of your summer routine Elizabeth K. Thank you for sharing your positive feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Always good coffee; delicious breakfasts; locals hangout; never disappointed; service with a smile. Good local small business!

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Thanks for the good wrap JW, we appreciate your feedback! More 

Coolum Beach, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Wanting good coffee, food, atmosphere? Well this is the place to go .. Friendly, efficient and a pleasent place to be .. Great food .. Friendly staff .. Relaxing and a place to have a great conversation with friends ..

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive feedback Heather. Its great that you like what we have to offer and that you enjoy your times at The Caf. More 

Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Another fantastic breaky/brunch with friends last Sunday. Simon and Di host a restaurant which has a friendly, happy ambience. Food is freshly prepared and interesting. Our party had the bacon and egg muffins, Simon's Eggs Bene and the breakfast Panini (asparagus, goats cheese etc.) Coffees were excellent as usual. We didn't have our usual juices this time though. No push... More 

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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a great review! It's nice to be able to take time to catch up with friends over a meal, look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
2,692 reviews 2,692 reviews
1,533 restaurant reviews
1,241 helpful votes 1,241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

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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DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review Ron, look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Birtwill Street, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: 07.54463564

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
  • Cuisine: Café

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
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

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?