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2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
06:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

There was really nothing to rave about unfortunately. Despite the website saying bookings were welcome, we were given the short shift when we tried to make a lunch booking and when reluctantly accepted, we were told the table would only be held for 5 mins. I was expecting some good cafe fare given the reviews on this place. Unfortunately all... More 

Thank Kathryn J
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with my partner, great coffee, tasty and fresh food. Service was also friendly and efficient, has a great view too, highly recommend and look forward to going back!!!

Thank Nick C
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had lunch here on a Monday. Good service and good food at a decent price - all with a view! Well done.

Thank John A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

First time here and was very happy with food ;) great location looking out to the water , very friendly staff and were always there to clear tables , take orders get extra drinks. I will be back . Thank you

Thank Shellyhud
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Nice meals and fast service. Coffee is good and fast. Great location with ocean views. Staff are friendly. Good prices.

Thank Katefirmin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a great place for morning coffee after exercising by the beach or for breakfast or lunch. Service is always friendly and the views are perfect.

Thank Rel12
Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Have been going to the Mudcat over a number of years and have never been disappointed. This is the 1st time I have ever written a review on the Mudcat, mainly because it has been good for so long. Great coffee and a very good selection of meals and cakes. The prices are reasonable and the staff are always attentive,... More 

1 Thank David L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had a choice of 3 places close to the hotel at North Beach and this attracted us with a great menu choice. Service was great and the meals delicious! I want to go back and try about 5 other menu items!

Thank mickfromoz
Sussex Inlet, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast at this cafe a few days ago. Whilst taking in the ocean views! I enjoyed layered toasted banana bread served with fresh banana, yogurt, and both a berry sauce and a passionfruit sauce. Enjoyed every mouthful. The coffee was good too! Definitely recommend.

Thank jenni_nsw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Each time we visit Wollongong we end up here for breakfast and we've not been disappointed. Today's breakfast was delicious. My daughter had a toastie and I had the fritter stack. I was congratulated on my choice when I ordered it by the staff. And I congratulated them when I finished it. Just the right balance of fritters relish rocket... More 

Thank Cathy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: 61242273090
Casual, friendly atmosphere, serving great food simply and amazing coffee.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?