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Beach Bums Cafe

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Coffee Shop, Australian
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Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 2840
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6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 112
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  • 90
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 6
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Need a coffee

Heard about this place - want a good coffee whilst enjoying the view- this is it! Always busy but they get to you quickly, not to long a wait. Visited lots for coffee and ate lunch here too with adult kids. Prices and food excellent - great value. Walked away with a smile and full tummy every time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Donna H
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  • Scenic view
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Lake Munmorah, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

we thoroughly enjoyed our morning tea coffee session at Beach Bums at Forster and would recommend it to other people without hesitation.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Heard about this place - want a good coffee whilst enjoying the view- this is it! Always busy but they get to you quickly, not to long a wait. Visited lots for coffee and ate lunch here too with adult kids. Prices and food excellent - great value. Walked away with a smile and full tummy every time! Staff nice... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Wonderful location overlooking the beach. Food is great, breakfast choices were good. Great coffee too. Service is a bit slow when busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

As title suggests, the best iced chocolates we've ever had. Glad to only find them on the second last day of holidays, else we would have been eating way too many of them!

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Forster, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Beach Bums has to have one of the best locations on the coast. If it us for breakfast, lunch, a snack or just coffee with friends its fantastic. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the coffee on this occasion was excellent as usual

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Hallidays Point, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Great location overlooking Forster main beach. The meals are very generous and there is a good range. Service is prompt and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This location is fabulous and the breakfast was really wonderful. The staff worked so hard in a very busy place, well worth waiting for a table. Really tasty meal and good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Yummy coffee and delicious hot chips. A great place to stop and enjoy the view. The staff were friendly and attentive. 😃

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Sydney, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The best location in Forster for a coffee and sweets. The lunch menu is your typical take away but their tart selection is fantastic. It took me a full 5 minutes to make my choice and the young lady behind the counter was extremely patient with me. There were about a dozen to choose from and I finally went for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

What a great spot to enjoy the best coffee around! Fantastic friendly service, great atmosphere. The best!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 2840

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm

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