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Loaves & The Dishes

Cafe, Australian
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180 Leura Mall, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
02 4784 3600
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 5:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to eat the chicken pasta and at the time it was yummy. About an hour or so later I started getting stomach cramps and ended up with food poisoning! For days I was sick. It obviously wasn't warmed up how it should have been.

Thank Chrissie H
Andrew T, Manager at Loaves & The Dishes, responded to this review

Hi, This we take very seriously and I would appreciate a phone call so we could trace any problem that may have occurred. At this stage we have not received any other issues concerning the chicken pasta bake. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very mediocre food, kids got pasta and said they didn't like it. Nothing unusual there until I tasted it and realised it was just warm slop. With the high turnover of tourists I guess they don't have to worry about people making a second visit. Save your money and go elsewhere.

Thank Agerthorn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes you get hand-cut chips which is a winner on top of good-quality produce and a good variety of dishes. It is true the prices are on the high side but places in relatively downmarket Katoomba charge the same for much less ambience and worse food! It's perched on a high-foot traffic spot that can get congested and strangely you... More 

Thank Constantchewer
Cremorne Point, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe churns over the meals one after the other......but the food is good, there's huge variety, something for everyone, it's incredibly fast and most importantly, really tasty! It is a little more expensive than you might expect of an average cafe, but id definitely return. It's the best burger I've had in a long time, although for the price... More 

Thank HappySnappyGirls
Hunter Valley, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe was packed and I still can't figure out why. At $13 for a toasted sandwich I would hope for some chips or salad. Just the sandwich. Fish and chips serving was good, luckily a good size to share. Enjoy the herbs on the chips. Very friendly Indian waiter greeted us with a smile. 30 cent surcharge if you... More 

Thank cocobelle27
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a half day tour of blue mountain in Sydney, it is good to go for a light lunch in this restaurant . Quality of homemade meals and services are good , but it is too busy in certain times.

Thank Hojatollah S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A surcharge of 30c to use my eftpos card - Charging the customer for the convenience of having your money already banked for you at no cost - is just ripping off the blue mountain tourists! AND The staff were rude and the food was bland. Leura has sooo many places to choose from. I look forward to trying elsewhere... More 

Thank Eileennifhlanca
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had vegetarian food as we are Muslims and were not sure about the halal meat .. We all enjoyed the food we had ordered though we don't enjoy much the veg stuff ... It was indeed a pleasant surprise ... Shiraz Noordeen , Sri Lanka

Thank azrashiraz
San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As part of the tour sold to us by AATKings, they brought us to this place for the included lunch. This was, by far, the worst meal we had on this continent to date. Pre-made frozen beef patties with drops of cheap cheese dropped on top served on mass-produced buns: meal summarized in one word: GROSS! Avoid! Avoid! Avoid!

Thank Nikolas L
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a cold day in Leura, and after a full morning of shopping, we decided to have a quick bite to eat at a 'Loaves & The Dishes' after waiting 15 minutes or so, we managed to grab a table for six...... It was worth the wait. I noticed that they turned over food very quickly, a very smart move... More 

Thank SperoDavias

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
5:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Leura Mall, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Leura
  • Phone Number: 02 4784 3600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?