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) #46 of 350 Restaurants in Wollongong $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4227 3090
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crepes” (4 reviews)
“north beach” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mudcat is a lovely little restaurant right near North Beach and the Novatel, it gets extremely busy on the weekend, nice coffee and nice food. Very popular place. Say hello to Nicole if you go there.

1  Thank son515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just took ages to get served and the wait for food was a bit long. Stacked Avo with a fried egg, so not an extravagant order (got told they had run out of scrambled eggs?) Probably just a bad day to visit To their credit...More

Thank Ozoneadventures81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cafe occupies a great position at the corner of Cliff Rd and Bourke Street, and has a very inviting shop front. The internal fit-out feels clean and inviting with a sense of modern Australian café. The staff were attentive and helpful and explained the...More

1  Thank FijiFriends
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Average coffee and food. Not terrible, not great. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere, looks over the beach, nice view. Good in summer and suitable for kids.

Thank travelersoul1
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice location and good coffee however menu is pretty basic with limited selections. Wouldnt take much to lift this place but start with a bit more imagination around your menu.

Thank John59Gong
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I went here for breakfast with my husband and 3-year old, as we wanted somewhere to eat with a view of the water. The staff were very attentive and accommodating - we were able to order straight away and the drinks and food came out...More

1  Thank AVstuff24
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and thought to go out for breakfast. Came along this place and couldn't go wrong. The service was great, food came out quick and tasted delicious!

1  Thank Tizz_92
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi Tizz, thank you for taking the time to review Mudcat. Glad you enjoy your visit, hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind regards Paul

Reviewed 13 June 2017

The manager, Paul is very pleasant and the Portuguese tart and hot chocolate I had "to go" were perfect to fill a spot. Could be a great place to sit and enjoy the view, next time, when time is not of the essence

1  Thank Heather C
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi Heather, thank you for the lovely review and comment. I look forward to chatting next time you stop by Mudcat, perhaps for a long lingering lunch. Kindest regards Paul.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Beautifully presented fresh and tasty food, great service and superb view to top it all off... Our fave breakfast, brunch or lunch place when visiting the Gong

1  Thank leebee1013
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks Leebee, glad you enjoy visiting Mudcat. Hope to see you again sometime. Kind regards Paul

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We visit Wollongong on a regular basis and always make it to Mudcat for breakfast or lunch. Great food, great service and an amazing setting.More

1  Thank PRJ207
Paul N, Owner at Mudcat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi PRJ thanks for the review. Glad you like visiting Mudcat, it's a great little spot and we are very proud of it. Next time you are in town please let me know I'd like to say hello. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
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06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4227 3090
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Casual, friendly atmosphere, serving great food simply and amazing coffee.
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