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True To The Bean

123 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 438 396 761
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
123 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Placed orders around 2.30pm Tuesday afternoon and then waited and waited and waited! The first meal eventually came (pulled pork and slaw on a bread roll) and was leisurely consumed before the fourth meal came (a vegetarian sandwich). The two other meals (a toasted sandwich...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends for brunch on the long weekend Monday. Great staff. Great service. Great coffee. Great barista. Such a nice atmosphere. Food was filling & enjoyable. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Tania1971
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A terrible disappointment. If a business holds itself out as a "waffle" bar, it is reasonable to expect that they cook their waffles from batter. To be dished up stale, packaged waffles was unbelievable.

Thank Will1960
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Coffee was good but food was super average. Place looked heaps funky but and service was fast although food was barely warm, bread was woolies bought sliced wholemeal. I hope they bring the quality of food up cause it has such a good atmosphere/vibe

Thank Nate E
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe in Katoomba's main drag. No pretence, just good breakfast, great coffee and friendly service.

Thank KateMys
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for lunch in a cosy and quaint cafe. Great selection of Sandwiches, jacket potatoes and toasties as well as speciality hot and cold drinks. Blueberry and white chocolate scone was amazing with a pomegranate juice! Free wi fi was a bonus.

Thank Stacey O
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise. Cheap, simple, healthy & hearty. This is a place where local meets hipster and is awesome value. Had free wifi & really simple good food. The coffee ain't half bad either. If you like your toasted sandwiches, waffles & coffee stop...More

Thank Jobsson G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

sad that this place did not have the muesli waffles. they did not have much stuff. their sandwiches were OK not as good as the ones in Sydney.

Thank Saintjoan2001
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

If you ask my bf i am the worst to have a coffee with. I used to be a barista and therefore if i didn't make it myself its not right... HOWEVER, true to the bean blew me away. The best coffee in Katoomba hands...More

Thank kittykat691
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Our families choice for weekend waffles and coffee. Waffles are belfian style, made crunchy and fresh. Best with cinamon, maple syrup and ice creak. They serve small kids milkshakes which keeps them happy and the coffee is serve fresh, hot and creamy.Service is always friendly,...More

Thank garciagourmet
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 438 396 761
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