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Beach Bums Cafe

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Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 2840
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06:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 16:00
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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Hard to find a good place with decent GF options. This is it! The staff are great, the menu caters for GF items. The burgers are to die for. Try the GF works, you couldnt tell! The soy chai latte is so so good. No wonder theres a queue out the door. The only problem is the finish about 3pm,... More 

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Thank Paul S
Liverpool, Australia
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93 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Beachside Café that serves very nice and simple burgers. Coffee was excellent too. Tables and chairs are next to the beach, you order & pay inside then they bring your meal too you. I had Chicken Caeser burger and it was tender with fresh salad ingredients. Looking around all other meals looked good, with the meals being finished by everyone... More 

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Blueys Beach, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Right on the beach. Wonderful views. Relaxed cafe with excellent food. Friendly staff. Great atmosphere.

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Miranda
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Beautiful outlook and very nice food. Visited with my partner and two children on a Saturday afternoon in the school holidays. The food was reasonably priced and the service was quick given they were very busy. Staff very friendly. Would go again.

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Gosford, Australia
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great venue on a perfect day. Something for everyone on the menu especially loved their healthy selection great place

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2 Thank Marian B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A really nice place, located right next to a small beach. Very picturesque and welcoming. The food is good (they go really generous on bacon!) and wait staff is friendly. Definitely a good choice for a lazy brekky.

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1 Thank Maciej Z
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here. It was extremely busy, we couldn't believe how quick the service was. To top of the service the food and coffee were great.

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1 Thank Golden1962
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic breaky. Great prices. Great coffee. Watch the dolphins while you eat.I recommend the Bacon and egg roll...yum

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1 Thank Katherine Z
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Easy food for a reasonable price. Great customer service and amazing location. Stopped here on the drive up north and spent an hour enjoying the view and then a walk on the beach before climbing back in the car. Will stop in again.

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1 Thank Hollis S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's hard to review this place properly. It's barely more than the average beach kiosk, but it is more. The views are great and it's all very casual. the staff do well with coping with the pace. The tables are a shambles and placed in the natural walkways, which is slightly annoying. The food is OK, but they are using... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 16:00
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 16:00
Saturday
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of North & Beach Street, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 2840

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