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The Hatter's Cafe

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Italian, Australian
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1/197 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
61 2 4782 4212
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Description: The Hatter's Cafe prides itself in offering fresh quality meals from...
The Hatter's Cafe prides itself in offering fresh quality meals from locally sourced produce. Enjoy a casual breakfast, choose from a delicious lunch menu or come in anytime for for a great coffee and a selection of desserts
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  • 30
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A bit pricey

Cake and coffee nice but a bit pricey. Hats next door are worth a look though - a huge range and there's always something to try on.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Katoomba, Australia
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Katoomba, Australia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Cake and coffee nice but a bit pricey. Hats next door are worth a look though - a huge range and there's always something to try on.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Noticed many other reviews suggesting slow service on weekends - so visited when I was in Katoomba on a weekday morning. Warm fire was welcome given that the windchill outside was minus 3 celsius. Had a an espresso - nice crema and the right temperature. Ordered Canadian breakfast - French toast, maple syrup and bacon - excellent.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Busy Sunday breakfast & only 1 waitstaff ??? Ridiculous ! Waited 40mins for our food, big brecky & French toast . Luckily it was delicious as was the coffee but don't think we,ll return in a hurry. I know mountain folk work to a different time schedule to Sydney siders but when you only have a weekend to see all... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We visited as a couple for Breakfast recently and ordered coffee which was nice and hot, with good creama. Both our meals arrived promptly and without fuss, severed by a pleasant young lady who knew the menu very well to explain a few things. My Italian scrambled eggs where so nice, I had to order them again! Nice atmosphere, wood... More 

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Sydney
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Went there on the weekend and NEVER AGAIN! We ordered the pie, and at $26 l expected to be able to share it with my husband as seeing it come from the kitchen to other dinners l thought it was huge. NOOOOO! Once you peeled off the pastry half the pie is missing! There was only about 4 bits of... More 

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Wallerawang, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good cafe but not great as we're were charged for our meals. The hat shop next door is well worth visitingbut not so much the cafe.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Went there today and ordered the mushroom risotto . It was terrible . No taste and very bland . I also ordered a kids pasta with plain sauce and that was terrible as well. The pasta was in a pot of watery sauce . I am sure pasta with Napoletana sauce is dry not in a pot of soup .... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice little café if you're looking for not-too-trendy but quality. Good coffee and you must go through the sliding door to the Hatter next door - fantastic shop and staff.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were here on a Sunday morning around just before 9am and there was only 1 or 2 other couples in the café. We ordered two big breakfasts and coffee/tea. The drinks came promptly but the breakfast took around 35 mins to come. The breakfast was very nice but the wait a little long when it wasn't busy. I guess... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I used to really like this cafe, and in many ways it is still good. Service is lacking, we were there on Saturday, very busy, large cafe, with only a couple of serving staff. The food is decent, with gluten free options, but the menu has not changed at all in at least 4 years! And the prices are way... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/197 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: 61 2 4782 4212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 to 26
  • Cuisine: Italian, Australian

Description

The Hatter's Cafe prides itself in offering fresh quality meals from locally sourced produce. Enjoy a casual breakfast, choose from a delicious lunch menu or come in anytime for for a great coffee and a selection of desserts
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?