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Gold Fish Bowl

U 3 160 Rusden St, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
+61 2 6771 5533
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:30 - 15:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
U 3 160 Rusden St, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've visited the Gold Fish Bowl on a number of occasions and there is no denying their food is delicious when it is removed from the wood fire early enough. The real kicker for this place and the reason I've stopped going back is the...More

Thank e_chalo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee shops have this marvellous reputation for intrigue and revolution. Think Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus in Café de Flore on the left bank in Paris or Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan and the Beat Poets in the City Lights Bookstore/Café in San Francisco....More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I regularly have to visit Armidale for work and usually I am not particularly excited about that due to the lack of good Cafes to sit and do work in. However I recently found this place and now love heading to Armidale for work. The...More

Thank Jeremy I
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This small venue packs out on Friday nights and week days with the best pizza I have ever eaten.BYO is a good feature and judging from the buzz and smiling faces, no one left hungry.It can be hard to get a table so need to...More

Thank 10Raindrops
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My family group and I decided to eat out at the Gold Fish Bowl as it was highly recommended and the food, atmosphere and staff were, as we were lead to expect...pretty much excellent BUT the croissants we bought to take home for later were...More

Thank Grant C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Best coffee in town, undoubtedly. Maybe the best coffee I've ever had, period. Staff are always very friendly, too. It does tend to attract *that* crowd, and the decor might have been stolen from a local primary school, but I still go there semi-regularly anyway.

Thank Jez T
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent coffee, excellent food and bread. Friendly and efficient staff. Great atmosphere. Would go there everyday.

Thank Caravanbetty
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Slightly quirky and alternative alternative to most other cafes in Armidale though it is a little off the main strip. Good service and nice food. Fairly busy with a varied clientele mid week. Recommended. Not open on Sundays, like most other eating establishments in Armidale...More

Thank SandgroperGirlPerth
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Second longest wait place is buzzy and full of wannabes and hasbins food looks good, if only we could get to taste it! Finally arrived...ordered the tomato and bocconcini now a question does a pizza have have garlic? IMHO Yes... dies this one no... hmmmm...More

Thank rojpix
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A local recommend this place to us when we arrived for good coffee (because that is important) We were not disappointed went back each morning we were in town. Pastries very delicious too.

Thank Karen H
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City centre motel, Cnr Barney & Dangar Sts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 3 160 Rusden St, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Armidale
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6771 5533
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Pizzas only available Fridays. Breakfast and lunch daily (except Sunday)
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