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The Hatter's Cafe

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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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  • 58
    Very good
  • 29
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  • 11
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  • 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
Good cafe

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Wallerawang, Australia
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Sydney
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35 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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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sydney
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The service and wait staff were very good. However the food was very disappointing. I had the mushroom risotto - very watery and bland, and the wrong rice. My partner had the lamb and mushroom pie was all puff pastry and not much filling. Wedges undercooked and the Sencha tea wasn't.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I like this restaurant, but have had some very bad wait staff experiences. Food was pretty good. Some customers take the best seat... near the fire and stay there for many hours.... with only a cup of coffee.... not such a pleasant experience. Wait staff spend more time chatting to the cook than looking after customers.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

My Partner and I visited this morning for breakfast with two friends. The cafe wasn't overly busy, we ordered 3 big breakfasts and one mushrooms with eggs on toast. After about 40 minutes we asked how the long breakfast would be. I was advised it was ready. 5 mins later our food arrived. Poached eggs were hard, there were no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went to Katoomba for the Chocolate Festival and headed into the Hatter's Cafe. Table Service inside and out. Terrific menu, great coffee and the best hot dark chocolate to celebrate the festival. Waitress was friendly. The shop was clean and service prompt. Prices terrific. Will head back for lunch next we are in the mountains.

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Additional Information about The Hatter's Cafe

Address: 1/197 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 4782 4212
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
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
Average Prices: USD $5 to $26
Cuisine: Italian, Australian

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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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