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“Great view, rude staff. ”

The White Elephant Beach Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Gnarabup
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Melbourne, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great view, rude staff. ”
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

The location of this cafe is second to none. I ordered a macchiato - the barista asked me what that was?? i was speechless. The staff are extremely rude, after waiting 15min for my coffee I went a politely asked one of the staff how far away my coffee is? She replied 'we are very busy you have only been waiting 10mins or so'. I waited 20min in total and receive a long black....! Terrible coffee.

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Margaret River, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Average Food with a Great View”
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Look this place is situated in the most gorgeous spot but you cannot eat the view. The coffee is amazing but it stops there. The food is really quite average and really expensive - over $20 for most things that have meat in it like fishburger. The flies here are prolific but that doesn't bother me too much as its outdoors what do you expect. I just wish it was a little more affordable because it isn't a restaurant its a cafe.

Visited November 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Beach cafe”
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

Had a delicious brekky at a fantastic location situated right on the beach in gnarabup. Great service and very quick to get our meal and coffee even when it was packed out.

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Speers Point, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
548 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
“Food good - but location excellent!!”
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Breakfast is really a complete package at the White Elephant!!

My wife and I really craved a beachfront location for breakfast on a recent visit to Margaret River and the White Elephant offered all we needed. The view from the deck is sublime, the coffee great and the eggs were up to the usual Margaret River standard.

The service was a tad slow here - but with that view .... who cares!!

  • Visited November 2013
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Los Gatos, California
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fun cafe right on the beach”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This is an open air café on a beautiful beach. The muffins are delicious and we enjoyed sitting at the tables watching the ocean while we ate them. Free wifi too

Visited October 2013
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