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Austral Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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86 Main Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6672 2624
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My missus use to go here as a young girl, so when i moved here this was one of the first places she took me to and hadn't been here for years. We got a shake and some pies. Usually i don't go for pies, but the missus being pregnant was craving for one and on the board they said... More 

Thank Brenton91
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I had a white chocolate mocha coffee and it was honestly the nicest coffee I've had in a long time. It was hot, creamy and the perfect mix of sweetness and strength of coffee. It was served to me personally by a very kind waiter that also asked me how my day was. I was also happy with the cost,... More 

Thank Tianna B
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

One of the original iconic Cafes from the ( I think my dates are correct) late 1940's/ early 50's that still has original look of booths and the menu has good old fashioned burgers etc. great for breakfast as well as lunch and the staff are always friendly and always remember their regulars... Highly recommended.

Thank Rachel B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wow, this not so little cafe gets busy. It doesn't set the lights a flashing for amazing food but it is good honest Aussie cafe food. My meat pie with mashed potato, mushy peas and gravy was excellent. The roast pork and gravy sandwich was generous. We had a nice time in murwillumbah and this was a nice lunch to... More 

Thank Richard H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Called in to see this amazing old café, bakery Open since 1919 we will be back and enjoy the food and the great feel of the place. We had the old style malted milk!!! yummy.

Thank Lyle E
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

On a visit to this iconic Australian country town we popped into this cafe for a quick, lazy lunch. It is a real eye-opener and a must for any tourist. It is so busy feeding locals (and visitors like me). It is totally basic fare, hamburgers, chips, sandwiches, roast meats, chicken schnitzels, salads, milk shakes, coffee, teas etc etc. Portion... More 

Thank DanB51
Murwillumbah, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Okay food and service. Needs a bit of a revamp - keeping to the old school theme - but just some TLC. Great variety of food, something to keep the whole family happy.

Thank skmh2016
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is such a lovely cafe. You feel like you are walking back in town. Adorning the walls are photos covering the history of Murwillumbah. The staff are absolutely lovely. They use BunCoffee from Byron Bay. Worth a visit.

Thank Dyxj R
Murwillumbah, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The food selection is wide and varied with options for everyone. Old style dine in cafe/Restaurant that appears unchanged in decades except for the modern food choices. Everything from a roast meat with baked vegetables to a pie or sausage roll through to foccacia, sandwhich or salad. Served in reasonable time by friendly helpful staff. Tables to dine in or... More 

Thank Bruce H
Gold Coast, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited on a Saturday morning when the Café was very full and the service a little slow. This place transports you back to the 1950's. It's quirky, It's old world, but it is sort of wonderful to see something remaining from your childhood in a cookie cutter world. The coffee was good as was the cake. If you want to... More 

Thank ic1961

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Main Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Murwillumbah
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6672 2624

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