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Austral Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Australian
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86 Main Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6672 2624
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Newington, Australia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to stop for coffee, cake or light meal. It was like going back in time with good old fashioned service, with vintage surroundings and ambience. This is a must to visit when visiting Murwillumbah. The pictures tell only some of the story.

Thank Alistair G
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an institution in Murwullumbah. Have been a few times now and always try to stop in when in town. Staff are friendly and the meals very good. One thing though. you really need to fit a door closer. Dont know how you stay so friendly with people leaving the door open all the time. Your electricity bill... More 

Thank Guy B
Gold Coast, Australia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were very helpful and friendly. The food was delicious. Hubby had the Pie, chips and gravy - said it was the best pie he had in a loooooong time. Best of all, they are pet friendly!!

Thank Mandy R
Murwillumbah, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my granddaughter in late this afternoon for a milkshake and it was great. It was so much like the ones I remember from my youth that it wasn't funny. I reckon it took me back to the sixties when milkshakes were milkshakes! Made in a metal containers (like they used to be), really cold milk, and the great... More 

Thank Maureen D
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

1 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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28 reviews
21 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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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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88 reviews
44 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 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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?