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Austral Cafe

86 Main Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6672 2624
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good58%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
86 Main Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a milk shake and a burger. The milk shake was actually made with the old style silver aluminium cup and was icy cold. You got the whole cup full. The burger was a good size and tasted great. Very busy on a Friday at...More

Thank Greenyhd 6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Established in 1919 the Austral Cafe has retained it's old fashion charm of an Australian Milk Bar. Like most eateries in Murwillumbah they close at lunchtime on a Saturday, so get there early if you want a choice of food. The steak sandwich was well...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There was a time, not that long ago, when every Australian country town had a cafe like this. A place where you could get a real cup of tea, a good value meal and where the staff didn't bar their teeth at the end of...More

Thank Krappychino
Reviewed 11 July 2017

All reports suggest this place is a icon of the town. The food was fine, the service slow, the prices on the high side for all items, compared to other similar cafes in small towns. But surely with their price structure they can absorb the...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This cafe brings back so many memories of my childhood. The decor, mirrors, seats - it's refreshing to visit somewhere that hasn't gone hipster or trendy and it's the main thing that drove me to stop for lunch. The food is tasty with plenty of...More

Thank Michyv00
Reviewed 8 June 2017

There is certainly choice on the menu here, with a wide variety of options. Milkshakes were very good, Chai tea, not so good. Cakes unfortunately were a little stale, we did go late afternoon so I guess they've been sat there all day. Hedgehog slice...More

Thank Goodservicehunter
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Anyone who grew up in Australia during the 1950s-60s will have frequented a local milk bar or two where teenagers would hang out with their friends after school or at weekends. They were popular with other age groups too, but milk bars have almost disappeared...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were in town for the 'Murwillumbah Art Trail 2017' and the place was hopping on a Sunday morning! Service was very warm and friendly - even though the staff were extremely busy with the influx of regulars and visitors. I think my eyes were...More

Thank Jacques-SYD
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Arriving on the early morning bus from an overnight trip, I smelled the delicious aroma and it led me to the cafe. A huge, old fashioned place, coffee good and raisin toast buttery and delicious on a cold morning. The staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank KCu2
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Old school style eatery full of booths for a relaxed bite to eat. These milkshakes are a family favourite. They are so big you can re-fill the milkshake glass about three times from the big silver one that they are served in. Definitely only need...More

Thank Liana M
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Tracy S
6 July 2017|
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Response from Brian A | Reviewed this property |
Yes Tracy S the opening hours are as follows: Monday to Friday 6.am to 5.30.pm, Saturday & Sunday 6.am to 1.pm I hope you enjoy your self
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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