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Coral Cafe at the Museum

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
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Middle beach road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
02 6563 2488
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Sydney, Australia
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146 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attached to the museum, this restaurant/cafe has great lunches and even better evening meals. A very relaxing atmosphere

Thank Holiday-Hunter-Aus
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a week of self-catering at our accomodation, it was nice to have someone cook a burger for us. Perhaps it was the fresh salad that was unloaded from the boat that day, but it tasted great.

Thank PetraK915
Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a simple lunch, this was a good place to eat with toasties and soup available. Reasonably priced but not open all the time.

Thank Suzanne818
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Nothing in such a location is ever going to be cheap but this cafe does its best to provide quality and reasonably priced fare. I ate lunches there and loved the choice of wraps offered, also that one could get a large mug of coffee and both served efficiently an pleasantly.

Thank Tassie-ite
Bundeena, Australia
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Open all day with different menus at night. The Asian night menu was excellent as it has a Malaysian chef in the kitchen. Bookings most probably needed for evening meals. The Rendang was the best i have had for ages.

Thank Graham B
Wollongong, Australia
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We booked and had dinner here on the Asian cuisine ...tasty and enjoyable. We also enjoyed a coffee here during the morning. Service was good ...thank you

Thank Rosemarie G
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Popped in but too late for lunch after a walk one day (a pity we did not realise the kitchen closes earlier on Sundays). Check the signage & blackboard outside and consider booking for dinner. However, café-fare on offer looked good, tables looked clean, and décor on covered verandah looked fresh & relaxed in island-style. We went back for morning... More 

Thank RoslynJS
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We stopped in here briefly for a quick bite to eat - nothing more than a sandwich, but we were impressed nonetheless. The sandwich was freshly made (very fresh bread!) and served to our table within what seemed like only a minute or two.

Thank Lachlan M
Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is a great cafe attached to the museum. The food was well prepared and reasonably priced. It's a shame we only went here on our second last day as we loved it.

Thank leisurelymonkey
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We often stopped here for a coffee but also had a lunch and a dinner here. Like everywhere on LHI the staff are always friendly. We went to their Asian night for dinner which provided a bit of a contrast to the other meals that are on offer on the Island.

Thank JulieAnne32

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle beach road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Lord Howe Island
  • Phone Number: 02 6563 2488

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