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“Quirky, exotic, always interesting and fun”
Review of Coffee Works

Coffee Works
Ranked #2 of 2 Dessert in Mareeba
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Bring your hunger for new experiences and your thirst for something completely different when you visit the Coffee Works, in Mareeba, just one hour from Cairns and Port Douglas. Eclectic and highly original, Coffee Works attracts over 200,000 visitors each year for what can best be described as a totally delicious day out. Find the perfect gift as you explore a treasure trove of incredible edibles, gourmet gifts and an ever changing array of stunning, unusual and affordable gifts in the packed to the rafters gift shop. Kick back and relax in lush tropical surrounds with flaming fabulous BBQ lunches, sweet treats, gourmet sorbet, superb gelato and irresistible chocolate platters created onsite in the Coffee Works own boutique Chocolaterie. Over 50 fabulous chocolate flavours are created before your eyes. It's like Willly Wonka, without the Oompa Loompas! The main event at Coffee Works is Coffee World. If it has anything to do with growing, roasting, serving, drinking or trading coffee, you will find it somewhere in this mammoth sensory wonderland. This is the biggest, best and most significant collection of coffee artefacts in the world, presented as one entire exhibition, for the very first time in history. Coffee World tells the epic story of coffee, 1,000 years in the making. A labyrinth of light and sound brings over 2000 coffee and tea making treasures from the past to life. There are plungers, filters, percolators, samovars, espresso machines, grinders, balance pots spanning over 350 years of art and design. It's all about choosing your own adventure. You are free to roam, using hand held audio guides to explore the stunning displays and themed entertainment rooms. Relish the opportunity to savour and compare the very best local beans to premium coffees from around the world. Explore the premium coffee regions of the world from the Coffee Works tasting room. Included in your Coffee World adventure is a sensory safari of unlimited all-day tastings of coffee, tea, chocolate and liqueur. There are no limits to how much you enjoy, or, how often you can return. Coffee Works gives everyone visiting Coffee World free re-admission with special Re-Entry cards to return again and again.
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Always an amazing selection of gift items as you walk in, service is really personal and amazing and food is generally very good. Am a local and often stop by for a coffee, bite to eat and a browse. Always recommend that visitors to Mareeba visit Coffee Works.

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Natasha F, Marketing at Coffee Works, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2014

We continue to grow and welcome guests each and every day because of your continued support, so THANK YOU very much!! We very much appreciate it!

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Reviewed 6 April 2014

As locals we've never gone through the museum at The Coffee Works but we often stop for coffee and cake. And a visit is never complete without taste testing the chocolates. My personal favourites are the white chocolate and coffee flavoured chocolate and the dark chocolate with ginger pieces. Yummy.

There is a limited menu for lunchtimes which is served from the outdoor BBQ for only a few hours around midday. Also, the cafe is not air-conditioned so it is almost always warm and humid.

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Reviewed 20 March 2014

We stopped in here to have a look around as the advertisement was so tempting! We weren't disappointed. Although we didn't stop to do the coffee tour, we were impressed by the shopping area and the chocolate area. The food looked good although we didn't eat there. Do yourself a favour and buy some chocolate. Although a little expensive it is divine!
Staff were friendly. Nice place to visit.

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

I have been to coffee works many times since moving to Mareeba. Really great spot for lunch and a coffee/drink. Staff are always friendly and the other day when I ordered breakfast about 20 mins before the kitchen opened the chef cooked it for me anyway. The gift shop and chocolate room are always worth a look too.

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Thank Tony_Farken
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

This is an amazing place, tea and coffee n' chocolate tastings.
Museum of Coffee/tea machines etc with audio. a look at the roasting and packaging plant, an Amazing shop plus an individual restaurant experience, Amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank criticalmick
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