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The Elephant Bean Cafe

159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went in at 530pm to get a quick coffee but were met with 1) don’t sit there it’s booked ( no reserved sign on table) and 2) look of disdain when asked just for coffee as “ we’re doing dinners now” ! There was absolutely...More

Thank Gail T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place for breaky heaters are warm staff happy and friendly food, coffee and hot choc fabulous thanks guys

Thank Jeffey2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love a great morning coffee and cafe vibe. Nice background tunes for early Sunday morning 7am Great coffee locals here as well Good feel

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We headed to the Elephant Bean café for a coffee after visiting scenic World. It has a very relaxed vibe and the coffee was of a very high standard all served with a smile.

3  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Yum! We have had breakfasts and dinners, Simple soul food made with an x-factor called Love. They cook with passion and the whole vibe is infused with goodness.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick coffee before driving back to Sydney after a mini Blue Mountains vacation. Coffee was served just the right temperature in proper coffee cups, and was a lovely smooth blend with ideal acidity. Friendly, smiling service in a laid back little...More

Thank Evoir
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner on a Sunday night. Staff were nice. We ordered a mushroom tart and gnocchi. The tart was lovely and the pastry was really good. My partner thought there was too much cheese on his gnocchi...I tried to tell him there’s...More

Thank KelamityV
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We were glad we stumbled into this local joint - best food to date (week) in Australia. Friendly and efficient service. Great food: potato gnocchi; zucchini fitters; and a heavenly ginger pudding (bread) with caramel sauce and ice cream.

1  Thank Maineville
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I travel a lot in Australia and I believe this little café makes one of the best coffee's I have ever tried.

1  Thank Mal L
Reviewed January 10, 2018

we came for dinner..lovely vegetarian and even vegan options. Yummy mezze platter to start with: roasted capsicum, humus, pickled cabbage, roasted chickpeas and my favourite- the black bean and olive dip. Next I had the squash with brown rice stuffing which was delicious, so well...More

1  Thank Verity H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
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: 159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
In Aug 2011 had a hard time finding anyplace in Katoomba (Blue Mountains) open early for breakfast, excellent coffee/food and great source of local info.
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