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The Java Hut

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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69 Murray St, Gawler, South Australia 5118, Australia
+61 8 8522 2096
06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 16:00
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving through Gawler on a Sunday morning looking for somewhere for coffee, saw that The Java Hut was open and all the pavement tables were occupied, so thought if must be good. Inside was also busy but they found us a table and we enjoyed Blueberry Pancakes and drinks which were delicious. It was interesting that most of... More 

Thank RomanbyRamblers
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good idea to book especially on weekends. Good breakfast menu! Very good coffee and have almond milk so I was happy! Not alot of really healthy options on the menu but if you are hungover or looking for a treat you'll love it!

Thank kirsty_jade19
Brisbane, Australia
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193 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice on a recent visit to Gawler: once for coffee and once for lunch. Have an excellent understanding of gluten free requirements and a great menu to suit. Opens early for breakfast if that is important to you and is well located in the middle of the Main Street.

Thank bobjanh
Angle Vale, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic but the place is really busy and a little crowded we would definitely go again

Thank AnthonyMay30
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great coffee but my banana cake was a tad stodgy Wow is the place busy! Obviously a really popular spot Lovely attentive staff I was a little confused about how to order and ended up in the payment queue rather than taking a table Turns out, orders are placed at your table.

Thank Pete1194
Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The 'Tookie' pancake, bacon & egg breakfast and the Big breakfasts were great and good value, generous serves. My husband said the hot chocolate was ok, but I did have to ask the staff about my almond milk -extra $1- chai latte, which didn't taste of almond milk or chai, and wasn't very nice at all. They responded nicely explaining... More 

Thank EllaDee011
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Arrived on Sunday morning for breakfast at approx. 10am. We didn't have a booking, and they were extremely busy, but the staff were wonderful. Asked if we minded waiting, and after a short while we had our table for 3. 3 decent sized breakfasts - 1 big breakfast, 1 eggs benedict and 1 tookie meal, plus 3 coffees = $45.00... More 

Thank 2fatchicks
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is easily the best cafe in Gawler (not that Gawler has a thriving Cafe scene). The food here is of good quality, nothing special but enough to quench almost all appetites. The price for almost all dishes is the excellent value for money however. The $3.50 Muggachino has to be the best value cup of coffee in Adelaide.

Thank David C
Adelaide, Australia
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Back in winter, we took a trip out to Gawler - about a 45 minute drive for us. It was during school holidays when there were no activities on, and it was early on a Saturday morning. And a bit fresh! I wanted to visit the Gawler Farmer's Market, which runs every Saturday from 8am to 12pm in the Gawler... More 

Thank Goodfoodthyme
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great location. Nice to sit outside taking in the atmosphere. Staff are friendly and the meals are very well made. Kids meals are well thought out and all 4 kids finished their food. Can get very busy on weekends so pays to book.

Thank Jo-Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Murray St, Gawler, South Australia 5118, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Barossa Valley  >  Gawler
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8522 2096

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