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The Elephant Bean Cafe

159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chorizo” (8 reviews)
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
“chai” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
159 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Now here's a hidden gem in Katoomba - You must try the Fruit loaf sourdough with jam - Soup is good as well - Try this place

Thank wayneandsandi
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent coffee & friendly service! Stopped in on a whim and was surprised by how good the coffee was.

Thank Melanie J
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee in Katoomba today. The elephant bean cafe is cosy. The coffee is good and the service is friendly and enjoyed by locals. The menu includes bacon & egg sourdough rolls - with HP sauce. Worth a visit.

Thank Portsea1
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and i bought a coffee and Also a hot chocolate..... what a mistake. No friendly reception and poor service. The coffee i bought i had to poor into a drain and my wife only had one sip of her hot chocolate. Will never...More

Thank Warwick K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Nice coffee in average cafe. Nothing really wrong but just nothing out of ordinary and not motivated to come back

Thank NorthernerCoDown
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Quick service and great coffee while we waited for our meal to arrive. Lovely atmosphere especially when it is cool and wet outside. Our breakfast of baked beans with chorizo on sourdough was delicious. Many thanks!

Thank Olya W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We tried to buy a coffee from a shop (with a very good coffee review on TA) up the street but the lady was super surly and wasn't interested in taking our order - also she was frothing milk in a giant jug whilst pouring...More

Thank cmbobby
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great meals! Sandwiches and beans were amazing and the coffee is brilliant! Really enjoyed the ambience... will be back!

Thank Rainbow T
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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
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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