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Loaves & The Dishes

Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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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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San Francisco, California
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78 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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242 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast on Sunday morning and the popularity of Loaves and Dishes is obvious from the steady stream of patrons. They seem to have a simple and great system in place. Offer a simple set of options with a few upgrades and try to provide a short turnaround. It worked, great breakfast, cheap and within a short timeframe. Loved... More 

Thank RicknSimon
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and got very average service and very average food. The beef burger tasted like it was from a frozen pattie. The chicken burger also didn't have much taste to it.

Thank ej100000
Yarm, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little cafe in this town. Quick service, order at the counter and then sit down and the meal came very quickly! A good variety of options for vegetarians too and wide selection of teas and coffees to suit all tastes. A fire is lit in winter which is nice and warming on a cooler day, and there is... More 

Thank Rebeccabownas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out two meals were cold in the middle. Really rude staff just microwaved it again and dumped it on the table without saying a thing. I think it's just setup to fill hungry bus loads of tourists as quick as possible. So many lovely restraints and cafes in this area no need to go here.

Thank Michael F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Strange service and mentality. Food really wasn't remarkable or that different from others in the area, and yet was quite expensive. Oh, and don't forget to help yourself to the fridge for the sparkling water and glasses you pay top dollar for... Buns are poor quality for what is a juicy burger...

Thank DuaneDempster
Sydney, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Have eaten here twice now. Coffee is good, but the service is slow. Food is bland and unremarkable. I was not happy the other day when it is 1C and the fire is barely alight! Its freezing guys us Sydneysiders need warmth! lol

1 Thank Janet M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a snack Chicken burrito very bland but otherwise ok Chocolate brownie dry and tasteless Had the food for 10 minutes before the coffee. It was a bitter windy day the restuarant was cold with the fire barely alight

2 Thank Scarlettvixen
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our tour for lunch, quick service, yummy food and ok price. Just get in before lunch rush because not much seating as half tables booked out for tours.

Thank lindsayh523

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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?