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The Elephant Bean Cafe

159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chorizo” (8 reviews)
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum! We have had breakfasts and dinners, Simple soul food made with an x-factor called Love. They cook with passion and the whole vibe is infused with goodness.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick coffee before driving back to Sydney after a mini Blue Mountains vacation. Coffee was served just the right temperature in proper coffee cups, and was a lovely smooth blend with ideal acidity. Friendly, smiling service in a laid back little...More

Thank Evoir
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner on a Sunday night. Staff were nice. We ordered a mushroom tart and gnocchi. The tart was lovely and the pastry was really good. My partner thought there was too much cheese on his gnocchi...I tried to tell him there’s...More

Thank KelamityV
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We were glad we stumbled into this local joint - best food to date (week) in Australia. Friendly and efficient service. Great food: potato gnocchi; zucchini fitters; and a heavenly ginger pudding (bread) with caramel sauce and ice cream.

1  Thank Maineville
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I travel a lot in Australia and I believe this little café makes one of the best coffee's I have ever tried.

1  Thank Mal L
Reviewed 11 January 2018

we came for dinner..lovely vegetarian and even vegan options. Yummy mezze platter to start with: roasted capsicum, humus, pickled cabbage, roasted chickpeas and my favourite- the black bean and olive dip. Next I had the squash with brown rice stuffing which was delicious, so well...More

1  Thank Verity H
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The best coffee and amazing hot chocolates in Katoomba. Also great service. My family loves coming here every time we come to Katoomba.

Thank KirstyKirstyKirsty
Reviewed 26 December 2017

appeared to be popular and open sunday evening. Enjoyed the meal but service was slow.on the monday morning I went past and again the cafe had people seated so I believe it is well supported

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying at lilianfels and decided that $70 for breakfast was steep - so for $27 we ate well and ordered a second round of coffees as they knew what they were doing. The muesli was very nice and the portions were generous. We...More

Thank AngusArmour
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My partner did not recall the name of the café for a breakfast meal but he loved the coffee when he caught up with an associate. We went there today and I was totally disappointed. First I ordered a chocolate thick shake. It was not...More

1  Thank Michelle P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
Description
In Aug 2011 had a hard time finding anyplace in Katoomba (Blue Mountains) open early for breakfast, excellent coffee/food and great source of local info.
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