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The Caf Coolum

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Pacific on Coolum U 15 21 Birtwill St, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
+61 7 5446 3564
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Today
06:30 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 04:00
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Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious coffee, delicious food. love the place. Dogs are welcome.visit 2 days in a row cuz the breakky is delicious. definately coming back soon. kind and freandly staff always with a smile on their faces. Great customer service.

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Thank Carolina Z
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was a lovely little find somewhat off the main strip. Nestled between other shops, this adorable cafe is cozy and nicely decorated. The baked goods look delicious (the blueberry muffin was!) and the coffee is fantastic. The portions are a little on the small side and still relatively pricey. This was the only downside. The food was very good... More 

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Thank Marlena V
Coolum Beach, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best coffee lunch and breakfast Great variety and the service is amazing Nothing is ever trouble a great spot for family or business gatherings

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Thank Susie P
Peregian Beach, Australia
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154 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the location of The Caf, nice food, gluten free options and very friendly staff. I had amazing eggs benny with salmon the other day, amazing

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Thank MickeyBinOz
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a reason these guys always seem busy, its because they do the best coffee in town and its not really a secret any more. Maybe just a secret to some tourists becasue of its location of the esplanade on Birtwill St. I usually get a takeaway coffee and no matter who makes it, its always the same standard. For... More 

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Thank Kate A
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Thanks so much for a great review and positive feedback Kate A! Will share with the Caf team :) More 

Noosa, Australia
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband's favourite coffee joint for years and whenever we are in Coolum, it's The Caf. I don't like their snack or food choices, too expensive and doesn't tick my fancy. Limited sitting place. No free wifi. We just go there to enjoy the good coffee

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Thank JLCWard
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Many thanks JLCWard, we love to hear that we are getting our coffee right!! Free wifi at The Caf has been an option for quite some time, next time you are in just ask at the counter. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a quick visit- coffee good, seemed a popular spot. Service was also good and menu had variety of choices.

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Thank brian w
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Hello Brian w, thanks for taking the time to comment. Hope you enjoyed your time in Coolum :) More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for breakfast, it was quite busy but our meals and drinks arrived quickly. The breakfast menu was typical but the staff were friendly and efficient.

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Thank Nevest61
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Nevest61, good to see that you enjoyed what we have to offer. Hope that you swing by The Caf again :) More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was my second visit to this cafe. The first time I was disappointed to see that the food cabinets were quite empty at midday.On my second visit the cabinets were just as empty at 12.15pm. When I complained about the lack of choice, the cashier said the reason was they did not want to have food left over at... More 

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Thank SunnyCoastRetiree
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Our apologies for not being able to meet your expectations SunnyCoastRetiree and many thanks for your feedback, we will follow up with the issues that you raised. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

Peregian Springs, Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place Lovely friendly staff and nice location with outside tables under umbrellas in the sun or in a shady breezeway Food is great with breakfasts and lunches Opens early at 6:30 too Good pricing and tasty food but best of all great coffee

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Thank SunshineCoastRider
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review SCRider! We hope to see you again soon :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 04:00
Monday
06:30 - 04:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 04:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 04:00
Thursday
06:30 - 04:00
Friday
06:30 - 04:00
Saturday
06:30 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific on Coolum U 15 21 Birtwill St, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5446 3564

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?