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Whileaway Bookshop & Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


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All reviews cakes quiche banana bread book shop great coffee coffee and cake great selection of books love books morning tea sweet treats friendly service great atmosphere macrossan street port barista slice
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting amongst all those lovely shops is a little oasis, a perfect mid-way spot to meet up and if you're early there are plenty of stunning books to capture your attention, or just sit with your coffee and watch the people passing by.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank rosiew960
Reviewed January 22, 2020

Interesting mix of books and coffee. coffee was good and we sat outside. Ordered at the counter. Fast service.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Paul C
Reviewed December 6, 2019

Nice and relaxed atmosphere worth a visit for coffee and cake. Take away or sit in been here a long time and surely will still be here a lot longer.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Chris R
Reviewed November 1, 2019

Bought sveral books here, a really nice selection in a comfy cozy atmosphere. Will definitely visit again!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Navigator254429
Reviewed October 13, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous combination to enjoy in Port Douglas. Great coffee, excellent cake cabinet to select from and start reading possibly your next book. Ticks all the boxes for me.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Haitchtee
Reviewed September 9, 2019

great place for coffee and to find a good book to read every thing from modern thirilers to a great selection of books for the kids

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank mickcarr31
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Coffee and books are a match made in heaven. especialy when the coffee is this good.carefuly chosen snacks .Great place to hangout and take an airconditioned break from the tropical sun..the odd southern celebrity can be spotted. Excellent staff that create a home away from...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ianePd
Reviewed August 30, 2019

You can experience nice coffee during morning hours from 6 onwards [normally coffee shops open after 7AM]

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank venkateshwar Ra... C
Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

Went here for light lunch and coffee plus cake, of course! The service was friendly and quick. The frittata was hot and tasty, the coffee was hot strong & tasty. Lastly the cake Mossman pineapple & banana cake was delicious. A wonderful little spot to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank DavidA200
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

After spending the morning wandering around the Port Douglas market, we found ourselves in need of coffee. We weren’t disappointed when we stumbled across this little gem in the main street. The coffee, cakes and atmosphere were all fabulous. We would definitely return should we...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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