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Dash In Dash Out Cafe

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Airport, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
+61 2 6563 2388
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Stawell, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you need a coffee before you head out out on the plane, then this is the cafe for you. Great coffee, even had soy milk.

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Thank Gilda M
Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Whilst waiting for your trip back home, this little cafe offers great coffee and light snacks. A small souvenir shop offers locally made goods and locally grown palms.

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Thank Holiday-Hunter-Aus
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Limited choice of snacks pre-flight: we just had a slice of brown toast with those sachets of marmalade or peanut butter. We paid then sat outside in shade until we heard the lady call out "toast!" then we collected it inside. Gotta love LHI. Saw pizza-topped rolls on counter (from Anchorage bakery?); but no "toasties" were available the day we... More 

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Thank RoslynJS
Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Great little shop. We bought two souvenir Kentia palm plants for our lounge room so we can feel like we are back in Lord Howe every day. They have cute tea towels too.

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Thank Caryn S
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

If you need a last minute gift, tea or coffee the Dash-In is handy. Wonder if the choice and service could be a bit better though (the person on duty was just covering for the day) as it provides only the bare minimum.

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Thank Oh-so-relaxed
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

OK if you are waiting for a plane. Mainly serve only snack foods. It is licensed. Staff are friendly.

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Thank Joanne D
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Perfectly reasonable coffee and cakes with souvenirs including small potted palms, to take home. Not really a cafe, just a kiosk or rather hatch that's only open before planes are due to take off. Good if you're delayed or have an early start and miss breakfast!

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Thank Organised W
Port Macquarie, Australia
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Only opens one hour before departures - coffee EXCELLENT, home made chocolate cake was rich, moist and worth travelling back to Lord Howe

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Thank Malleerev
Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Great coffee and even greater homemade cakes. The Museum was also very interesting! Internet here so one can keep in touch with the outside world if needs be.

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Thank Jacquie B
Brisbane
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212 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Make sure you only visit when there is a plane arriving or departing - this is the only time it is open. It was terrific to come here on our return bike ride from doing Little Island Walk. Unless you bring a packed lunch, there are no other spots for food or drink. We tried calling in at Capella Lodge... More 

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Thank LAR60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Lord Howe Island
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6563 2388

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