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Beach Bums Cafe

Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 2840
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great breakfast, busy cafe, though lucky enough to get a table. Gluten free bacon and egg roll was fantastic, great buns, and they have almond milk, woohoo! Would definitely go back

Thank bethneyf2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We won a gift voucher for free meals at this marvellous cafe. We were not disappointed. The staff were incredibly helpful and allowed us to spend the gift voucher over a number of days. Food was great we had breakfasts, and we later had hamburgers...More

Thank gadgetttt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You couldn’t ask for a nicer view to enjoy with your breakfast. Food is fresh, good coffee and pleasant waitstaff. A lovely venue.

Thank AfricanQueen67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast here this morning & it was fantastic! Our kids played in the sand while we had coffee & waited for our meals, which wasn’t very long! The food was fantastic & affordable!

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular café due to its location right by the beach. The food looked appealing, the coffee adequate and the service good.

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in at Beach Bums on our way back from South West Rocks for the Australia Day weekend. Great location, right on the beach, in a very spirited and casual environment. Even on the busy weekend we were able to get a table straight...More

Thank bchgrrrl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here for the second time. Food is lovely and tasty, seafood was fresh. The menu is well priced and the vibe is relaxed. Nothing like an ocean breeze and view to go with your meal!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice - lunch then breakfast the next day! Great food - burgers, sandwiches, bacon roll & hot cakes. All very reasonably prices (the $$-$$$ rating is wrong) Quick service Good coffee Winner winner!

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach side cafe, nice food, chips really yummy, try the coffee milkshake with the shot not the syrup, so nice, really great atmosphere

Thank Janelle R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time back to Forster and the Cafe for several years. Popped down for breakfast. Lovely choices, good value and efficient friendly service. The covered area was a new addition and provided some pleasant protection from the morning sun.

Thank Doryundercover
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Marie B
15 January 2018|
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Response from Helen P | Reviewed this property |
A few seats only inside. New screens have been installed outside, on the east side. But the wind the last few days has been from all directions, so no escaping windy conditions alfresco😜
Debbie T
17 January 2017|
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Response from felixisawesome | Reviewed this property |
no it was outdoor dining on beach
Gaye A
31 October 2016|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
sorry like last reply I dont own the place. maybe google their phone number.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 2840
  • E-mail
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