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Whileaway Bookshop & Cafe

Shops&3, 2 43 Macrossan St | Port Douglas, Qld, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4066
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (67 reviews)
“banana cake” (11 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Shops&3, 2 43 Macrossan St | Port Douglas, Qld, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Return to this lovely bookshop remembered from previous visit coffee and cake very nice lovely setting amongst the books coffee was just ok latte Returned another day had the worst Cappucino I have ever had anywhere unable to even drink it tasted vile had to...More

Thank Orbeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, great coffee, amazing chai, delightful cakes & other sweet treats and the added bonus of being able to peruse the shelves to purchase something new to read while you enjoy it all! And the best part is that they're always consistent so you...More

2  Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of books to read or buy , but we came for breakfast ! Good coffee , nice food , friendly staff , a real surprise at Port Douglas. Plenty of seating , so many books and a good menu . Pleasant spot ! Worth...More

1  Thank MaxD859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this unique bookshop and cafe. The books, gifts, food and atmosphere is just brilliant. Congratulations to Whileaway Bookshop - you are on a winner.

Thank CairnsScotty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Serves great coffee and snacks. Not really a great range for lunch. They have a small selection of kids toys that the little ones can play with whilst you are there so it really is a great spot to grab a coffee and a snack...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little piece of heaven: good coffee and good books. When a cafe and bookstore combine, it's usual to be let down with one or the other. But there's no pretence with either here, with good, rich coffee and a great variety and selection of...More

Thank Fiona T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Browse amongst the wide range of books for all ages whilst enjoying a good cup of coffee. A limited menu with some delicious cakes.

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good coffee and a really nice vibe sitting amongst shelves of one of most-endangered species. Yup, beautiful, tactile social..............books.

Thank Axiomwatson
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with son and grandson. Great selection of books for children and adults. Coffee and cake excellent. Toy corner for the 18 month old kept him amused. High chair available.

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Only had iced coffees here on two occasions. Great iced coffee. Staff very friendly and prompt service. The bookshop itself is a delight and there are lots of books to choose from.

Thank Tracy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
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07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shops&3, 2 43 Macrossan St | Port Douglas, Qld, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4066
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Whileaway is the Port Douglas destination for lovers of great books and delicious coffee.
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