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Driftwood bar

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Cafe, Australian
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U 1 98 Terrigal Esp, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
4339 7617
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was walking along looking for a place to have a coffee amongst plenty of options when we spotted Driftwood and thought opposite the beach and looked comfortable. The coffee was really good and the Devonshire Tea was just what we needed to finish off a great day at the beach.the staff are really good. They have a great menu during... More 

Thank Andrejq
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome coffee and food. Right across the road from the beach. Delicious deserts menu on point. Delicious!

Thank Phillip R
Sydney, Australia
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180 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Good location on the main drag across from the beach.Alfresco dining on the footpath is pleasant and not too noisy despite the passing traffic. Coffee not very memorable. Meals a bit pricy.(eg $20 for a steak sandwich and chips)..but it was a large serve. Service a bit slow. Think I would try somewhere else next time

Thank Martin D
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

45 minute wait for food. Junior wait staff rude and unhelpful. No apologies given. Food served to other tables who arrived after us. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank Claudine H
Terrigal, NSW
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I've been a Terrigal local for 10 years, so have tried all the cafe offerings numerous times. The one thing that irks me most is inconsistent coffee...I mean surely it can't be that hard to get a coffee right.. ? Driftwood has by far the most consistently good coffee in Terrigal. It's situated in prime position opposite the beach, the... More 

1 Thank Bernie W
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good food and great coffee. Friendly service, but very slow - I suggest that you go somewhere else if you need a quick snack. Great view of the beach - noise from traffic going past the alfresco section was not really an issue. Gluten free items on the menu.

Thank mgb1511
Gosford, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Food good, but service on a Tuesday lunch was slow. There was plenty of empty tables, so they were not busy. Wondering why 2 salads took 45 mins to make?

Thank robinsonstraining
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Have had breakfast here several times and have always enjoyed it but recently tried the Devonshire tea - very reasonably priced with a generous serving of scones, jam and whipped cream. A very pleasant way to spend a spring afternoon.

1 Thank JuliaAxyz
Terrigal, Australia
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's a shame the carpark is in the way, but it's lovely to sit and enjoy the sunshine and a nice fresh juice and breakfast/lunch. Staff are nice and food delicious.

1 Thank Hannah P
NSW Central Coast
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a simple chicken hamburger lunch there yesterday and really enjoyed it. The service was slow but they were busy and we noticed that it improved dramatically after we began to eat. We put the slow service down to a breakfast to lunch changeover.

Thank Bobeee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 98 Terrigal Esp, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Terrigal
  • Phone Number: 4339 7617

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