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The Pool Cafe

94 Marine Pde, Maroubra, Randwick, New South Wales 2035, Australia
+61 2 9314 0364
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Marine Pde, Maroubra, Randwick, New South Wales 2035, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is situated right across the road from Mahon Pool at Maroubra beach. They have very good smoothies and freshly baked muffin. The service however is very slow and frankly poor. I went to order at the counter and the waitress asked me to...More

Thank Fran H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Initially went for lunch and then tried breakfast. Been back quite a few times. Always cooked very well, especially the seafood. Would have got 5 stars if the coffee was better (not bad, just not great)

Thank DrSpaldo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't comment on the other food but the home made granola was just that, pieces of sultana, dried fruit, raspberry, yoghurt etc all flung together to make this hump of food. It just did not work.

Thank Oktay T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have not been there for a while, and it used to be fabulous but now very ordinary. Service was poor and the quality of the food my partner and I had was well below what we had been used to in the past. Poached eggs...More

Thank Les F
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

To the unprepared finding a restaurant in this part of Sydney on a Sunday is near impossible. Not to mention parking. Having said that the pool cafe was busy but big. No we didn't get the ocean view that would have been nice but the...More

Thank 274kelly
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The Nutella thick shake is a must. Get in early for a very good breakfast. The pancakes and avocado stack are grouse

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is one of my favourite places - usually go there at least once a week on the weekend, for their seared salmon and asparagus spaghetti dish that is still great value even at $22. It's usually busy but always friendly and keen to help...More

Thank marcradom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Expensive for what you receive and I've been twice now hoping it'd be different. 17.50 for a quinoa salad - a bag of spinach, a few pits of cut up capsicum and literally a sprinkle of quinoa..I was asked if i'd like to add anything...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had a healthy and tasty breakfast overlooking the cliffs and pool of Maroubra beach. Nicely appointed cafe. Friendly staff. Quick service. Great coffee and a good menu selection. Really nice way to start the day

Thank Tuspi
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My husband and I went there at the time they opened last Sunday. The lady behind the counter making the coffee, didn't even look at us, no thankyou, had her phone in her hand and basically wasn't even interested in the people who contribute to...More

Thank Kiwiteen
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Nearby Attractions
Maroubra Beach
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1.12 km away
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1.92 km away
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.12 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Marine Pde, Maroubra, Randwick, New South Wales 2035, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Maroubra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9314 0364