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The Olive Cafe

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Taylors Road, Burnt Pine, Norfolk Island, Australia
+67 23 24406
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
GREAT COFFEE

Great place to have a coffee and sit and relax...inside or out. Didn't sample any cakes but they looked delicious and had quite a good range to choose from

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
capricorntraveller
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Newcastle, Australia
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Newcastle, Australia
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to have a coffee and sit and relax...inside or out. Didn't sample any cakes but they looked delicious and had quite a good range to choose from

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Thank capricorntraveller
Ballina, Australia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Olive Cafe was so busy over the holiday period. Usually mean good food, particularly if locals are dining. And the food was good, but very slow service. Not that we were in a hurry but we were hungry.

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Thank Kay T
Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seemed this place was so busy all day every day! Yet staff were brilliant despite being under the pump all the time, and food quality was excellent. Great fresh food given a local or quirky twist. Huge hit with the locals so get in early & be prepared to wait, it is certainly worth it.

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Thank Crowey_12
Sydney,Australia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had quite a few lunches here. It is very reasonably priced with excellent quality food. There was quite a variety of food.

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Thank mariondaus
Bowen, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very popular cafe and its obvious why. The food is outstanding, the staff very helpful to your needs and some different but delicious alternatives on the menu. All meals are huge.

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Thank Lindy S
Ipswich, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried most of the coffee shops for our morning coffee but came back to the Olive Cafe. It had the best coffee. It was very busy with locals and also phone orders. We didn't try any food, but their cake selection and menu looked good.

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Thank Viv166
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this cafe, as we like to try everything on offer whilst visiting new places. The decor inside is quite lovely and the food excellent. We had breakfast here one morning after getting up early and exploring the island. It definitely hit the spot, so much so, we returned two more times during our week stay on Norfolk Island.... More 

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Thank Paul H
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As they say " go where the locals dine". Very much the meeting place for the locals. Diverse menu suiting the time of day you visit. Pleasant staff. Service wasn't fast but this is in keeping with the Norfolk way👍🏻forces you to slow down😊

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Thank Heather S
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located cafe, good food but very slow service if there is a crowd. Check the numbers carefully before sitting down. Breakfast or lunch.

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Thank Bryan C
Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard & read so much about this cafe, so we had to try it. The day we visited it was pouring with rain, it seemed like all the locals & tourists had the same idea as us, to grab a coffee & something to eat. Hard to get a table, so we sat in the lounge chair with a coffee... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Taylors Road, Burnt Pine, Norfolk Island, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Norfolk Island  >  Burnt Pine
  • Phone Number: +67 23 24406

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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