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Yellow Deli / Common Ground Cafe

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214 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
02 4782 9744
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 215
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  • 153
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Like being at Bilbo Baggins house

Yep, step into the set of the Hobbit here. Definitely alternative and is associated with a '12 tribes' religious group. The coffee was good and the cakes okay as well. Definitely an interesting experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2014
Albywon
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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524 reviews 524 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Yep, step into the set of the Hobbit here. Definitely alternative and is associated with a '12 tribes' religious group. The coffee was good and the cakes okay as well. Definitely an interesting experience.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Lovely people, great atmosphere and a range of interesting, well prepared and very reasonably priced food. Specialty dishes are hot sandwiches, salads and soup. Then there is their own hot (non alcoholic) apple cider! Would love to go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This place showed promise for lunch shortly after I'd arrived in town - both on the menu and the quirky interior. However, the service was dire. I wasn't even shown to my table but it was pointed out to me with only a vague indication of how to get to it (it was upstairs). No hurry to take my order... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Not a lot more to day than just go there and have the lentil soup. I'm definitely going to try and make that at home :). Ended up having a nice chat outside with another guest that evening. If you want you can byo from the store across the street.

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19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We loved the way the place looked on the inside, it reminded us of somewhere a hobbit would eat! Food was really nice too and all homemade. Really reasonably priced! would highly reccommend the fruit parfait for breakfast. Also be prepared to wait for a table as it gets busy and its a really chilled out place.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Possibly the worst hot chocolate I have ever had, which is a shame because the cafe is quirky and cosy.

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Manila, Philippines
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

good food, clean and fresh. friendly staff. great ambiance and interior design! will definitely come back. awesome roast beef sandwich and vegetarian sandwich (tofu patty).

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Sydney, Australia
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63 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was recommended to visit this place. You must go, its like returning to your childhood from when the front door opens. Its like being in a tree house, This establishment is run by very beautiful people. The food was very hot, quick to the table and very tasty. You must visit this place. Very popular though.

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Katoomba
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4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Whenever you are in the Blue Mountains and in particular Katoomba you really must stop in here to at least have a coffee. I always bring new visitors to this cafe just to experience the unique food and decor. Do yourself a favour and have a look.

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Singapore
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18 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Thumbs up for the cute interior decor. Its like dining in the hobbit house. Menu is limited and always crowded. Was there on a Sunday evening around 5pm. Waited less than 10 minutes before getting a small table under the stairway. Simply loved the ambience and the way the staff dressed! Ordered a broccoli potato soup which comes with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: 02 4782 9744

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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