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“Great place for breakfast”
Review of Beach Bums Cafe

Beach Bums Cafe
Ranked #2 of 80 Restaurants in Forster
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $20
Cuisines: Australian, Cafe
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great place for breakfast”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Great location, postioned at beach front. Be prepared for a wait as this is a very popular eatery. Easy stroll from Sails apartments.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Ordinary and dated decor. The best eggs benedict we had EVER had with cheerful service and right on the beach.”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Food was excellent. Staff were young and pleasant. Prices were amazingly cheap. Location was outstanding. Old building in need of help did not detract from overall experience. Easy to find. Sign reads Food with a view. Well discovered and very busy where a more upmarket establishment sat empty.

Visited August 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great views, average food”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

It was very crowded on Sunday, as I would expect it to be most days, as the views are magnificent. It has the feel of a beach-side kiosk and the food is only worthy of that name. I'm glad I ordered the fruit with yogurt and museli, it was delicious. The big breakfast the others ordered did not appeal to me at all. The coffee was terrible, huge mugs but I think only a single shot. So all in all, quite a mixed bag, some good, some bad.

Visited August 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
200 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“Great beachfront spot for breakfast or lunch”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

On a sunny, winter's Sunday morning, this place was really rocking with locals and tourists in the know. We eventually got a shady table and were surprised by the great coffee made by a barista who knows what they're doing, especially when being so busy, speed usually overtakes quality, but not at Beach Bums. It's a very enjoyable spot to sit and watch the surf and people walking by while enjoying coffee, breakfast or lunch, albeit in a very casual way mostly suited for those coming off the beach for refreshment. Reasonable prices. We'll be back again.

  • Visited August 2013
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Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“great food, fast even when the cafe is busy.”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

we wanted to grab some breakfast and the other cafes weren't open yet even after 8 in the morning,so we grabbed some bacon and egg Rolls.my husband said it was the best bacon and egg roll he has had in a long time and he's eaten a few in his time,even though the place was packed, the order was pushed out with friendly service and plenty of bacon and a semi-runny egg and bbq sauce with a fresh crisp bun.a well oil machine they know what their doing,happy not stuffy like most cafes you go to.and a great price affordable so you don't have to resort to going to chain fast food Restaurants for Breakfast.

  • Visited August 2013
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