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Bamboo Box

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Cafe, Fast Food, Asian, Fusion
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50 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales NSW 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 6998
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located at the top of Katoomba Street this popular local cafe offers a...
Located at the top of Katoomba Street this popular local cafe offers a variety of quality food at reasonable prices. Whilst modern and traditional Asian cuisine is the speciality, old Aussie favourites are also on offer (lunch only) to cater for all tastes. Locally roasted coffee and house-made sweets make this cafe a one stop eatery, dine-in or takeaway. Gluten free and vegetarian meals available. Mon - Wed 10am - 4.30Pm, Thu - Fri 10am - 9.00Pm, Sat 11am - 9.00Pm. Closed Sunday
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  • 5
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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
Fabulous Food and Great Prices

After a long day hiking we came here for a late lunch right before they closed. It was a cold day and a warm soup sounded great. We had Laksa soup and it was amazing. The price was the most economical in all of Australia. I would return here time and time again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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English first
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

After a long day hiking we came here for a late lunch right before they closed. It was a cold day and a warm soup sounded great. We had Laksa soup and it was amazing. The price was the most economical in all of Australia. I would return here time and time again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Visit this restaurant in a chilly day. I ordered the lunch special (2 dishes with rice). The Chinese and Malaysian dishes are both tasted very good. In addition, they also have fish n chip, burger in their menu. Those tasty food give me enough energy to visit the blue mountain.

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Katoomba
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I eat here regularly as i have a shop near by. No msg used and always a tasty variety of food. If your watching your pennies go there in the arvo after 3 and they make up containers of curries and other dishes for $4.00. Excellent value.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were given very good service from start to finish!!!!! The dishes were all very good .The beef are dang was great. Satay prawns were great. Chicken satays were great.Wantons were good & a green curry chicken.The price was mid range reasonable value.

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Kamloops, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The menu is predominantly Thai, with some Malay, and Chinese influences too. I had the Beef Rendang curry which was delicious - although I would've liked more sauce with it. Spring rolls were just okay, but the wontons and chicken satay were tasty. Would definitely go back.

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Medlow Bath, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Tried a couple of other places, should have known to make a reservation on a Long Weekend Saturday night. Went into the Bamboo Box and we were glad we had missed out on the others. Great food, great service and great prices. Will be back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My wife and I stumbled across the Bamboo Box restaurant purely by chance. we were only in the Blue Mountains for two evenings, and having discovered this restaurant on the first evening we were more than pleased to return to it on the following evening. The food was excellent, the staff friendly and very helpful and is is both inexpensive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Tasty food, excellent super service from a wonderful waitress. Great night and a great choice. Fresh, spicy and definitely an excellent choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It's a small establishment offering a great range of delicious food. The staff were great and made suggestions for alternatives as they had run out of one of our chosen dishes. The roti canai, Szechuan pork and ginger beef were delicious. Although the salt and pepper squid tasted good it was a little overcooked, but I am prepared to overlook... More 

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Katoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We couldn't get into Station Bar because it was too busy, so went wandering down the main street in search of somewhere to eat. We found the Bamboo Box and we couldn't have been more impressed with the food and the friendly service. The food tasted so fresh and all of the meals were cooked to absolute perfection! Our entrees... More 

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Additional Information about Bamboo Box

Address: 50 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales NSW 2780, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 4782 6998
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
Cuisine: Cafe, Fast Food, Asian, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales NSW 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 6998

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Fast Food, Asian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

Located at the top of Katoomba Street this popular local cafe offers a variety of quality food at reasonable prices. Whilst modern and traditional Asian cuisine is the speciality, old Aussie favourites are also on offer (lunch only) to cater for all tastes. Locally roasted coffee and house-made sweets make this cafe a one stop eatery, dine-in or takeaway. Gluten free and vegetarian meals available. Mon - Wed 10am - 4.30Pm, Thu - Fri 10am - 9.00Pm, Sat 11am - 9.00Pm. Closed Sunday
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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