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26 Coldstream Street, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
02 6645 8775
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location and always open

This is a great spot to meet with friends and go for coffee. From its central location to the opening hours and convenience, all in all its worth checking out. Wedges are delicious and the tea and coffee a must! There is indoor and outdoor seating to suit all types of weather.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Loren G
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Geelong, Australia
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Cannot believe the other good reviews. Two of us went in for lunch. Only a dozen people in and 4 staff but forgot to make one of the drinks, food (toasted sandwiches) took 20 minutes to arrive and were greasy and unpleasant. Served with a small side salad but no cutlery and serviette under food so could not be used.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This was a delightful stop for morning tea. Staff were friendly and efficient . The coffee was great and the scones delicious . Highly recommend and we will return. Loved it.

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Yamba, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Amazing place for a backpackers, no wonder it's in the world's Top 10! Staff are terrific, nothing too much trouble, always seems to be at least one of the owners around to ensure nobody slackens off, an extra benefit is the number of attractive young backpackers around. Food's good, coffee's great, always entertaining.."""

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a great spot to meet with friends and go for coffee. From its central location to the opening hours and convenience, all in all its worth checking out. Wedges are delicious and the tea and coffee a must! There is indoor and outdoor seating to suit all types of weather.

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Yamba, Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

One of Yamba's success stories is the Backpackers. Supported by locals and visitors, there is always a great vibe there. The coffee is amazingly good, and the food is really lovely. Fresh, local menu with lots of variety for everyone.

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Yamba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is good to see that you can get a nice coffee at anytime of day at the Block, always a nice happy group of young and old people enjoying what Yamba Has to offer.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Well located Basic food but very nice and a good serving reasonably priced drinks pleasant staff décor was plain but suited the restaurant ate breakfast there each morning and one dinner with no complaints would certainly recommend

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Arrived 2 June for lunch around 1 pm. Ordered plate with 3 prawn, capsicum and pineapple skewers for $20.90. Service was fine. Toilets were clean. Place was lively. At least half the tables were occupied by diners. Overall environment was pleasant. But the prawns were a total letdown. It had the soft, mushy texture of past-it's-prime seafood. You can get... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Ive eaten here many times and can say that the service is nice, atmosphere always buzzing with locals and newbies, and the food is yummy and doesn't break the bank. Come here for a night of live music, surfy environment and simple but great food. Deserts have been delicious every time Can get rowdy with lots of comers/ goers, but... More 

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Yamba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The best YHA Block bar/café in Australia. Come see for yourself. Many a review will verify this statement.

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  • Address: 26 Coldstream Street, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Yamba
  • Phone Number: 02 6645 8775

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