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The Caf Coolum

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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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06:30 - 04:00
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queensland
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Being locals, we would go at least once a week as we like dtheir coffee, and have done for several years. However, having tolerated the commencement of starting to stack those noisy chairs and tables away at 2.30 so they can run out of the door at 4, closing time, enough is enough so we are not going any more.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us "balgownieQueensland". We do appreciate your honest comments and are sorry that the noise of packing up the furniture made your visit unpleasant. We are about to start a freshen up of The Caf in the next few weeks with a repaint, new wallpaper and cushions, shortly after we will be introducing... More 

Sydney, Australia
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on our last day driving out of Coolum on a Monday and this place was humming with a whole bunch locals mid morning. Despite the busyness staff were efficient, fast and gave us the best coffee we had had in a long time. I am bit precious about have my coffee extra hot and it lasted all the... More 

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1 Thank lind1tob
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us "lind1tob", your comments will be shared with our service team who will so appreciate your positive feedback. Look forward to you visiting us again. More 

Coolum Beach, Australia
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I haven't been back to the Caf for a while now with disappointment still looming so gave it another go. I wished I'd stayed away as it was no better than before. The lack of interest in the cooking made the food tasteless. The coffee was better.

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2 Thank Jon L
DiandSimon, Owner at The Caf Coolum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Jon L, we appreciate your honest feedback. On a positive note we are glad that you enjoyed our coffee, but are sorry to hear the menu items did not measure up to your expectations. More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Despite the cafe not having my first choice from the menu for lunch (must've been a popular one), it didn't really matter. All the food options were fabulous. Coffee was great, and the smoothies were really healthy and delicious. Highly recommend this place if you're in Coolum.

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

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review us. So please that you enjoyed your lunch visit to The Caf, and hope you had a great time in Coolum. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Well priced cakes and coffee. Good selection of snacks in the cabinet. Nice atmosphere in the afternoon when the sun disappears behind the building. Staff responded well to requests. Good coffee blend and excellent carrot cake. Would go back again.

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

Many thanks for your review Adam W, glad that you enjoy what we have to offer. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Queensland, Australia
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182 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended coffee shop in Coolum. Cafe is off main road. Good honest food. Friendly wait staff, merlo coffee served here as well. Good atmosphere for a small place. I had an acai bowl and flat white. Good way to start the day..worth a visit. Good job to the barista- very busy !!

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us Barramax! Good to hear you enjoyed our coffee and the acai bowls have been such a hit this summer. Hope to see you again some time :) More 

Perth, Australia
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221 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious little find! We enjoyed a casual lunch here and loved the laid back vibe with nice decor (and plenty of space for pram/highchairs!) I thought it was a nice touch having colouring pencils for little people to play with - I love family friendly places so big plus here! My husband had the lamb wrap and I enjoyed the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your compliments have been passed on to the kitchen team and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived at coolum early morning on my next leg of my short holiday and was craving coffee and food. Found this little gem of a cafe, sat and perused the menu. Ordered fresh juice, coffee and some breakfast. Service was fast, in order of how it should come out and the breakfast of mushrooms on rye toast with goats cheese... More 

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

Thank you for positive review Grant, we appreciate that you have taken the time to share your thoughts, hope you had a great Coolum holiday :) More 

Bowral
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Looked up best places for breakkie in Coolum & this doesn't disappoint! It took longer to order than it did to get our coffee, juices & breakfast - which was all fantastic, full of flavour and cooked well! Finally somewhere that takes pride in the simple things - yum!!

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

Hello Lisa M, thanks so much for your positive feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your visit :) More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Our son lives in Coolum and this is his local coffee shop. Service great and very busy. Used by locals regularly. Had breakfast once or twice. Lovely hot coffee.

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

Thanks for taking the time to review The Caf Terry B. So glad that you enjoy what we have to offer! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?