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Mudcat

2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4227 3090
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“crepes” (4 reviews)
“north beach” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2018

The staff go out of their way to please, after 2 visits they know our names and coffees off by heart. They bring our coffee out without even having to take the order now and are always super friendly. This has to be the best...More

Thank Tina Y
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to have a bite to eat. The view is one of the best in the Gong overlooking North Beach. Price is reasonable and the food is well presented and tastes as good as it looks

Thank Darran W
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We had no interest in the Novotel breakfast buffet so we headed outside and found this lovely cafe. Service was friendly and fast and the breakfast was amazing. Hubby and the Moroccan eggs which looked great. My dish of mushrooms, bacon, avocado was delicious! Topped...More

Thank Vic820
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Coffee was below average, but the worst part was the food, which was appalling. Both myself and my partner had a burger, as we often do when trying a café for the first time, as it is usually the “safest” option. How wrong we were,...More

Thank AurelieOz
Paul N, Manager at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear AurelieOz, your review is quite interesting and I would like to discuss the details further with you. Did you mention any of the above to our Team Leader on the day so they could address your issues or concerns and organize something else that...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

The food was good, but not worth the disgusting and rude service. Went for breakfast and ordered very simple meals. After a half hour of waiting, a staff member came and told us that it would be another 15-20 minutes and just walked off. After...More

Thank Roseanna N
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This coffee shop has great customer service, fantastic food and good coffee. Great location and friendly owner. Good spot, will definitely come back 😊

1  Thank Yenny2013
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Mudcat is a lovely little restaurant right near North Beach and the Novatel, it gets extremely busy on the weekend, nice coffee and nice food. Very popular place. Say hello to Nicole if you go there.

Thank son515
Paul N, Manager at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi there thanks for the review. Yes we are popular little cafe especially on weekends. Glad you liked it. Nicole is one of our great employees and will like the mention. Hope to see you again. Kind regards Paul

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Just took ages to get served and the wait for food was a bit long. Stacked Avo with a fried egg, so not an extravagant order (got told they had run out of scrambled eggs?) Probably just a bad day to visit To their credit...More

Thank Ozoneadventures81
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Ozonadvertures, thank you for the review. Apologies for the delay in replying. Please accept my apologies for the long wait upon your visit. Generally when we are very busy we advise customers there will be wait, so my apologies if this didn't occur. If...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The cafe occupies a great position at the corner of Cliff Rd and Bourke Street, and has a very inviting shop front. The internal fit-out feels clean and inviting with a sense of modern Australian café. The staff were attentive and helpful and explained the...More

1  Thank FijiFriends
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Fijifriends, your review is quite interesting and I would like to discuss the details further with you. Did you mention any of the above to our Team Leader on the day so they could address your issues or concerns? To give you a little...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Average coffee and food. Not terrible, not great. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere, looks over the beach, nice view. Good in summer and suitable for kids.More

Thank travelersoul1
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Travelersoul, thanks for the review. I would love to know more specifics about your visit. Was there a particular blend of coffee you didnt like or food item ordered. Please feel free to email your contact details to me for a chat if you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4227 3090
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Description
Casual, friendly atmosphere, serving great food simply and amazing coffee.
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