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Royal Society Cafe

) #24 of 97 Restaurants in Bathurst $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
108 William St, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
+61 2 6331 0338
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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7:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
108 William St, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a real selection of food between us. Korean fried chicken, poached eggs and tea and coffee. Very nice art deco style. Helpful and friendly staff.

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe was full and our group (3 x families) arrived. They could not have been more accomodating. The food was great and quick. Great value- highly recommend.

Thank GroveEstate
Reviewed June 13, 2017

The service in this cafe was utterly appalling - totally nonresponsive and seemingly provided by staff with little or no experience of hospitality. This was a huge pity because the food was great, and a table out the front in the winter sun was a...More

Thank Libby1971
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

The food was even better than it looked, and it looked great. We really enjoyed the omelette and the breakfast bruschetta. Good coffee and very friendly staff. Warm, cosy and open on a public holiday.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Food was disappointing ordered a BLT had to search for the bacon, lettuce was limp unappealing and tasteless. The whole plate was covered in undercooked chips. The only positive was a decent coffee. We were given a discount when we told the waitress that we...More

Thank kjb811
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The Royal Society has a very broad menu, and have fun with it (I saw what you did with the Korean Fried Chicken). Their hearty meals are large enough to sustain someone with a big appetite (like myself), and their orders come out promptly, would...More

Thank Caleb R
Reviewed May 30, 2017

With a bit of improvement, this could be excellent! They do all day breakfast or lunch, so there's lots of tasty options on an interesting menu. The kitchen may still be finding its mojo but there's heaps of potential. The Korean fried chicken "snack sized"...More

Thank Stevejomac
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Had lunch here and very good food. I had the Chicken Pie (Pie of the Day) and there was real chicken in it. Came with mash potato and Mashed Pumpkin and gravy. Also had banana smoothie. My wife had quiche with chips and salad with...More

Thank Les B
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Stopped off for breakfast en-route to the Blue Mountains and enjoyed an excellent breakfast here. Truly excellent coffee and pastries all served up by attentive charming staff a lovely experience.

Thank fabfrance_1708
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Such a cute little cafe, food is delicious, generous and very affordable. The staff were super friendly and the barista remembered our coffee orders each time we came in. Beautiful coffee. Will definitely be back later in the year when we return to Bathurst for...More

Thank Lauren K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 William St, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia (Formerly Elies Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bathurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6331 0338
Royal Society Café is located in the landmark Royal Hotel Building and is your home away from home whether a local or a visitor to Bathurst. The view from our outdoor dining area is magnificent, the perfect place to enjoy our sensational food while you drink in the splendour of Kings Parade. Our coffee is exemplary with our barista's serving up award winning Grinders espresso coffee, organic teas, freshly squeezed juices and mouth watering smoothies. Our outstanding food is made using the best locally sourced produce available. When reading our menu it's easy to get excited about what you are about to eat. Royal Society Café, come and enjoy our hospitality today.
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