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The Bean Bank Coffee House

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Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Australian
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77 River Street | NSW, Ballina, New South Wales NSW 2478, Australia
61256150106
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8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 59
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  • 36
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 2
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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
Great spot for breakfast and lunch

Best coffee in Ballina accompanied by a great menu for breakfast and lunch. The Greek omelette and the almond croissants are fantastic

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Calin P
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Best coffee in Ballina accompanied by a great menu for breakfast and lunch. The Greek omelette and the almond croissants are fantastic

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North Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

surprisingly most coffee lacks a little something, although i found it just right here, flat white with a standard hot breakfast

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Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Definitely "cosy", not many tables but not busy at 10am so we didn't miss out. Had cappuccino, nice but wouldn't go as far to say best in Ballina? Nice big almond crissant to share, but also had other choices. Coffee machine very loud in such a confined space but not that annoying.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Dropped in based on reviews of tripadvisor and wasnt dissapointed The atmosphere inside was cozy and quaint and very inviting. The coffee was very good, I enjoyed a GF lasagne and salad. I will definitely go back

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

They advertise BIG BREAKFAST with BACON and bring out a pile of uncooked ham with breakfast. Side note- ham, toast, 2 undercooked eggs and a few mushrooms does not constitute a big breakfast. Their response was that they are not alowed to cook bacon any more. I don't understand how the 2 parts of the pig are that different but... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A friendly little place which sells the best coffee in Ballina - simple as that (although they do cakes, muffins and breakfast as well).

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fuss free café serving really good coffee and delicious breakfasts. Cool, intimate interior. Delicious bagels.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Coffee was very good and so was the smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel. Space is small, only five or six tables, but welcoming and cosy.

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Tintenbar Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Small cafe in Ballina's main street. No special ambience but nice friendly service. Usual cafe menu of salad, quiche, burgers no matter how you dress up the description. My Tossed Salad was all greens and little avocado, walnuts, lentils and tasted too heavily of walnut oil. Pricing is average. Ballina now has plenty of options for a light lunch with... More 

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Speers Point, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Only a small joint, and not easy to spot on a rainy morning. But the coffee here is great!! Pros: Convenient parking out front, cosy welcoming interior, friendly service, sensible menu (no bacon - looking after my health) and prompt service. Cons: I prefer bacon on my bacon and egg roll (I know that ham is better for me -... More 

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Additional Information about The Bean Bank Coffee House

Address: 77 River Street | NSW, Ballina, New South Wales NSW 2478, Australia
Phone Number: 61256150106
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $9
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Australian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 River Street | NSW, Ballina, New South Wales NSW 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina
  • Phone Number: 61256150106

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $9
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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