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The Barracks Cafe - CLOSED

5 a Settlement Gaze Road | Far North WA, Christmas Island 6798, Australia
+61 8 9164 7555
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
2 Jan 2016
“Cafe type Food and Coffees”
16 Jul 2015
“Limited menu, but friendly peeps”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 a Settlement Gaze Road | Far North WA, Christmas Island 6798, Australia
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

For quick snack and coffee the place to be. If you are in the area visiting those shops in the neighborhood this is probably the only place you can have something.

Thank Manoj D
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Obviously, the island has limited resources, so the fresh produce is flown in. The menu reflects this and sometimes it's hard to get everything. No biggie. Trying to find a proper coffee on the island is near impossible, so if their machine is working, it's...More

Thank laxboy
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Wanted to try their pizza and curry after reading the reviews on trip advisor. I was at Christmas island first week of july 2015, to my disappointment this cafe is either closed down or the owner was away for holiday. I went twice and it...More

Thank MazzzyStarr
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Visited this place (two years ago now in June 2013) and was excited about the list of milkshake flavours on the wall - oh so many! But after my third choice was unavailable (caramel) I copped a lecture about how there was no caramel anywhere...More

1  Thank Skye M
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Pizza night on tuesday night was great, as was the beef curry i had for lunch -thanks Tricia. A great place to cool off, great milkshakes, and every body i spoke to told me the burgers were brilliant! Centrally located in Settlement.More

1  Thank divedivaAustralia
Trish O, Owner at The Barracks Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2014

HELLO my name is Trish O'Donnell and I am the owner Manager of the Barracks Cafe. Until recently, I have had a few customers saying have you looked on Trip Advisor and I said not usually but I do like to see what other eating...More

Reviewed 22 November 2014

Eating options on Christmas Island are not great, so we were pleased that the owners of the large Chinese supermarket directed us to Barracks Cafe (close to the police station) or we would have missed it as we were driving and the signage is minimal....More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The Barracks cafe is a gem of a place to eat on an island that has a dearth of dining options. It is a homely little cafe set in tropical gardens just off the main Settlement road. The fare is pretty standard stuff comprising of...More

1  Thank coljanford
Reviewed 22 August 2014

A highlight of any visit to CI - the burgers are traditional, awesome and an event to eat. Yes they're not cheap but nothing on CI is cheap and you can guarantee that these burgers are the genuine article. Service is great and the wait...More

1  Thank Sal2904
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Probably the best hamburger in town, but very dependent on fresh salad being available. Service is very good and great hosts. Coffee is via a dispenser so you can forgo the coffee. Nice chilled water and lovely milk shakes. You can sit inside or outside,...More

Thank african_aussie
Reviewed 6 June 2014

We went here a few times and had a variety of dishes, mainly pizzas and burgers, though other dishes are available such as lasagne, fish & chips etc. Everything was delicious and homemade, fresh to order, albeit differing from day to day depending on what...More

Thank Elizabeth H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 a Settlement Gaze Road | Far North WA, Christmas Island 6798, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Christmas Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9164 7555
A roadside cafe serving high-quality burgers and fresh foods in season. We also have a pizza delivery service starting soon. Best iced coffee in town along with a good hearty plunger coffee. Brekkies consist of fruit smoothies eggs benny or big brekky Lunches fast takeaway fresh sandwiches or rolls, home made burgers, fish and chips or Pizza Dinner fish and chips, lasagne burgers or pizza We are open 7 days a week
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