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Driftwood bar

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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U 1 98 Terrigal Esp, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
4339 7617
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Terrigal, Australia
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95 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This cafe is about the only one in Terrigal that puts in a 15 hour day, so if you're looking for a coffee or a meal at 5pm this is the place. It's nothing special and the staff do tend to be young and untrained but it's cosy and you can look out to the water and watch the world... More 

Thank sarandip30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing to rave about. Thought it was expensive for what you got. The juices we got were nice! Probably wouldn't go back.

1 Thank Awiggy
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Tried several places along the beach strip and this was the best coffee although you may want to ask for a double shot or strong one

Thank Richard G
Mudgee, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Driftwood on a Tuesday for Brunch. Four of us had many options to choose from as you could have breaky or lunch. The owners were a delight to talk to and the meals came quick. We will defiantly be back next time we visit.

Thank eburns123
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Driftwood is very hit and miss. Nice coffee, smoothies & food but they are delivered with a hint of rudeness and unprofessionalism. It's as though you are bothering them by being there. Whilst waiting for a takeaway $7 juice my daughter was told she couldn't sit at one of their tables because she had hot chips with her from another... More 

Thank Tadpoles5
Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place has a great potential to do great things. What's letting itself down is the team of customer service "superstars". The waitering team is not strong enough to handle such a heavy flow of customers especially on the 2nd of January. The entire team was made up of teenage girls who looked as if this was their first job.... More 

Thank jtrpenovski
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

From the outside it would look like a nice cafe but the owner/server is outrageous. After the waitress failed to hear my request for gluten free bread I was served the wrong thing. He complained to me about the inconvenience and that he would have to make it again. I explained it was less of an inconvenience than having coeliac... More 

Thank JohnAnne12
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking arounf for a place to get some breakfast and found this place. Great food and drinks! Very friendly and helpful staff.will definitely be back!

Thank arthur w
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is an oldie but a goody. Great coffee and food and the view is not bad either. Have never been dissapointed.

Thank Rosemary S
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Got there early on a public holiday. They were out of alot of things on the menu. Coffee was quick to come out and good. Food took a while to come out and was decent (nothing exciting). Staff were either very rude (bloke with sunnies on behind the counter was arrogant) or very fresh and in training. Overall average experience,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 98 Terrigal Esp, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Terrigal
  • Phone Number: 4339 7617

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