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Cafe Book

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140 Auburn St, Goulburn, New South Wales 2580, Australia
+61 2 4822 8154
08:00 - 15:00
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Goulburn, NSW
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80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Book is a cosy little cafe with lots of books to read! The staff are friendly and helpful. They have lactose free milk and gluten free options. Their lunches and cakes are all homemade and delicious. It's a great place for a snack or lunch.

Thank NSWChris
Forster, Australia
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is good, coffee is good, atmosphere is pleasant, service is also good and having been to this cafe previously everything is consistent.

Thank DJT111
Adelaide, Australia
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My (toddler) granddaughter and I had breakfast here - I asked the lady at the counter if she would do 10 minute boiled eggs for us (not on the menu) and, looking bemused, said she certainly thought she would be able to do that! This cafe has loads of books to read while in there, we read kids books until... More 

Thank Carol R
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great atmosphere, excellent service and the food is beyond what I expected for a cafe. Being able to browse the books while waiting for the meal is a wonderful idea, and often as not I buy a few when dining there.

Thank richm0nd16
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We dropped in when traveling through and were surprised to find such healthy, vego and gluten free food options. The vego burger was divine. Very happy to know this place is available in Goulburn. The books and friendly staff are an added bonus.

Thank Donna B
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of books and nice country cafe with simple menu, normal bread and great menu option and plenty of Gluten Free options. Would recommend a visit if you are in Goulburn.

Thank Macca1168
Goulburn, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A lovely café, warm and friendly, food (especially the soup) fantastic. Has a terrific selection of 2nd hand (near perfect) books for sale at reasonable price.

Thank Dianne E
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This cafe is located right next door to Vinnies. This roomy cafe is spacious and the preloved books for those who just want to sit, read and have a cuppa this is the spot for you. No rush and no hurry with the staff. I ordered the Leek and Potato soup which comes with a bread roll and butter hit... More 

Thank Margaret H
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Very friendly staff, offered toys and books to our kids. We had a lovely warm breakfast on a cold rainy morning. Beautiful atmosphere with the books.

Thank judykennedy2011
Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Tried again had foccaccia should have known mine and friends were both burnt how can one burn such a simple item won't be going back. The books might be the quirky thing of the cafe but the food has not improved.

Thank country323

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Auburn St, Goulburn, New South Wales 2580, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Goulburn
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4822 8154

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