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Austi Beach Cafe

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104 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Wollongong, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 5680
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08:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:30
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Austi Beach Cafe for a Mother's Day Lunch - a special menu, with a choice of 2 or 3 course options. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great - really restaurant quality. A most enjoyable day - and what a gorgeous setting!

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Thank Dallicath
Wollongong, Australia
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location with a view of Austi beach, very average menu, not a lot of healthy options or vegetarian choices. Expensive for a cafe, and super busy on weekends - head down to Honest dons thirroul or earth walker Coledale for a meal instead, they are both great !

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Thank Rayna1980
Vanuatu
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location opposite the water, sun shining and a slight breeze made for a wonder stop for lunch. Parking was easy and there is seating outside to appreciate the views. Food was good and priced well but the service was really lacking. We weren't offered any water and no waiter came past our table for well over 20mins, to the... More 

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Thank DanEames
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Roast Pumpkin salad (with the Salmon add-on) and hubby had the Steak Sandwich. Both were absolutely delicious. Hubby also had a coffee which was unfortunately a bit burnt, but drinkable. Service was also terrific and for Mid-week lunch, the traffic was pretty good and we could look out over to the beach.

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Thank Liz M
Shellharbour, Australia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suggest you go to the Austi Beach cafe during the week but never (again for us) on a weekend. Food is lovely as are the staff but the traffic noise both confronts me and annoys. All there seemed to be on the day we were there were fat little men on Harley's or RED P plate hoons in hotted... More 

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Thank Philip H
KIAMA
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184 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stoped in on my way back from sydney today as I have driven past many times and though that looks like a great place for brunch. I wasn't disappointed. The waitress and manager were courteous and caring about people's needs and requirements. The food ( I had Johno's special healthy breaky) was very good and reasonably priced. The view over... More 

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Thank TRUSTY56
Wollongong, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Stopped after coming back from Sydney and deciding to take the slow way home. Ended up having a very nice meal, with attentive staff and great views of the beach

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Thank Balifive
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect place to unwind after a swim at the beach. Nice coffee and a balanced mix of sweet and savoury food.

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Thank Tim J
Batemans Bay, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Had breakfast at the cafe and the food was very good. large servings and a very extensive menu. fast friendly service and a great view over Austinmer beach.

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Thank Ross B
Austinmer, Australia
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Expensive, often very crowded. The food quality by the TV advertising is "to see is to believe". Last visit was very disappointing, with bland tasteless food.It was a sunday morning eggs avo bacon job with Orange juice for 2. We both walked away wondering. Being local I have tried this cafe 3 times for lunch , breakfast and snack. Each... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:30
Monday
08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:30
Thursday
08:00 - 16:30
Friday
08:00 - 16:30
Saturday
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Wollongong, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4268 5680

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?