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Bookshop Cafe Berry

103 Queen Street, Berry, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2535, Australia
+61 2 4464 1920
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“scones” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
103 Queen Street, Berry, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2535, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big thank you to Alison and her team. We had a function last Sunday for 50 people and everybody loved it! The food was amazing! Great spot in Berry for a family and friends gathering. See you soon!More

Thank Melissa S
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for the lovely review Melissa! Your whole group were such an absolute pleasure to serve - not just during the function, but throughout the whole weekend as they dined at the venue! We hope you and Chris are having a wonderful honeymoon...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Berry on our way back from a weekend in Jervis Bay!! Had a superb breakfast at the bookshop cafe!! Food was delicious, we ordered the French toast, breakfast roll and the eggs with tomato sauce and chorizo! All the flavours complemented each...More

Thank katie w
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review Katie and we look forward to seeing you next time you’re passing through! 😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple , delicious and fresh. We had the trout salad and the greens tasted like they were out of the garden . Service was friendly and accommodating . We will definitely come back

Thank Adrian C
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review Adrian and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Berry is a busy place on a Sunday morning, so we just strolled until we found somewhere that looked like it could seat us. The girls had had lunch at the Bookshop Cafe the day before and really enjoyed it, so we didn’t hesitate. The...More

Thank Kylee T
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and feedback Kylee. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience and meal with us, but disappointed that the coffee wasn't to your liking. We are known for our coffee and dedicate a lot of time to ensuring that...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

Have been here before for coffee, cake and light meals. There is plenty of room for large groups with parking at the rear. We stopped here a few days ago for coffee and cake amongst a group of 4 couples heading down the South Coast...More

Thank Geoff333_13
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Geoff. I am sorry to hear that you will not visit our cafe again in future, however I do think there has been a misunderstanding in this instance. With the detailed information which you provided, we were able to easily narrow down and identify...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place while in berry a week ago, looking in the window, was looking back at me some serious coffee hardware. So I fell through the door had a look around such a sweet space will be telling friends and family looks fresh and...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Lovely courtyard adjoins reading room. Great for dog owners. Very relaxing, but not so when a long black coffee arrived in a takeaway mug. They did correct the order and my small long black arrived in cup and saucer. Otherwise a pleasant luncheon.More

Thank Kingsand
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear that there was a misunderstanding with your order in this instance, but I am pleased to hear that it was immediately rectified. I can assure you that we do not serve coffee in takeaway cups unless specifically requested (we instead...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It's a nice cafe, and we really wanted a good meal, but it was disappointingly average. The service was prompt but she couldn't have been any less interested if she tried - nobody likes a trier... Ordered the pasta, which sounded great, but it was...More

Thank When-on-me-travels
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Probably the worst breakfast we've ever been served any where. The coffee was so weak, we asked for another shot..............not to be repeated experienceMore

Thank Cowgirl744
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent experience at our cafe. Your feedback is so at odds to all of our recent reviews that I would really love to get some more information from you so that we can investigate. Would you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Bookshop Cafe is an excellent place in Berry for coffee and a bite to eat. The indoor area is fresh and welcoming, and the back courtyard is sunny and leafy, and best of all, dog-friendly. Not to mention, the bacon and egg roll is...More

Thank Kim H
Alison H, Owner at Bookshop Cafe Berry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for the review Kim and we hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Queen Street, Berry, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2535, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shoalhaven  >  Berry
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4464 1920
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Description
This Cafe set right in the heart of Berry is the meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Comfortable indoor seating at the front leads through to a leafy, dog-friendly courtyard area at the back, so soak up the sun and take your time! All products are house made, with a focus on seasonal ingredients, local produce and sustainability. Known for their coffee, they use locally roasted beans from 'The Daily Grind 'and offer single origin espresso. Local art exhibitions change regularly and they have a great mix of secondhand books. BYO (free corkage). OPEN 7 DAYS.
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