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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
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Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The only nice thing I have to say is well done whoever is responsible for the yummy soup which was served with sourdough bread. Pasta was very bland.

Thank Kris Z
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are always very friendly when ever I have dined in, on this occasion it was a quite morning and I was dining alone for a big breakfast, the staff member had a lovely chat with me and loved seeing them address and know local customers orders.

1 Thank Samantha K
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for Iced Coffee, a friendly waiter seated us immediately, we placed our order and received our drinks rather quickly considering the large number of people. It was very organised and friendly compared to many other Cafes on the mall.

1 Thank Ranee M
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Andrew T, Manager at Loaves & The Dishes, responded to this review

It's a real shame that you didn't let us know so we could have replaced the warm slop with something more to your liking. We treat all customers equal and look forward to serve customers on their next visit. More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 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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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 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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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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?