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Tumblegum Bakehouse & Cafe

Cafe, Australian
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54 Elbow St, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
+61 2 6562 1099
06:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 17:30
Sat 06:00 - 02:00
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Kempsey, Australia
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12 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful bread and pastries with smiling staff, fresh sandwiches cut to order, great coffee, lots of tables and chairs with minimum foot traffic to ensure a peaceful snack or meal. Must stop in Kempsey

Thank Josh217233
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290 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great bakery and I often have a coffee and pie if in Kempsey at lunch time. But I've recently discovered their sandwich bar and it has the convenience of pre-made sandwiches or made to order. I can't fault their freshly made sandwiches using their own range of freshly baked breads and full, thick, delicious fillings. Great prices... More 

Thank coralhill
Kempsey, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

An absolute fav place of ours, we come here often, customer service is excellent and the meals are huge and well worth the money! We will be back next week! Thanks guys x

Thank MummaNPappaBear
Queanbeyan, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This bakery has plenty to choose, and the staff are very helpful, even when the shop is full. If you would prefer to dine in you can.

Thank Michele G
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Diverted onto town not wanting to go to Maccas on highway. Asked for shot of coffee on top of hot water. The coffee came out as a large although a small ordered. There was no crema at all and it was remade. Again no crema. The coffee tasted terrible. It was old stock and tasteless. It doesn't take much to... More 

Thank SparksNowra
Kempsey, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Have choice of 2 shops to pick from. Country style environment when having breakfast or lunch. Choice of food is fantastic & their cakes, made on site are wonderful. Coffee also great.

Thank Aquila2015
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Tumblegum has an excellent variety of traditional bakery products and also makes a great bacon and egg roll. One highlight is the Neenish Tart (pink or caramel). These are 1/3 the price of franchise places and three times as good. It is good there are other locations now including Port Macquarie.

Thank Lumiere2042
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290 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

When hunger strikes and you need a quick bite on the go, Tumblegum bakery provides a speedy and delicious solution. I enjoyed a chunky beef pie and coffee and it was very satisfying. The pie pastry is Devine.

Thank coralhill
Kempsey, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I enjoyed the caramel buns. I no longer have to travel to Kooranbong for them :) I also tried the vanilla slice - very good!

Thank KiwinKempsey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Their coffee is very good. Their food is generally pretty good too. I used to go a lot but have cut back now due to the increases in the prices of their items. I feel the prices are a bit high for what you get.

Thank kaym548

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Elbow St, Kempsey, New South Wales 2440, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Kempsey
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6562 1099
The award winning Tumblegum Bakehouse has gained a huge following in the Macleay Valley as Kempsey's premier bakery and lunch venue. Dine in or take-away!Open 6 days a week, Tumblegum Bakehouse & Cafe offers a full range of bakery specialities, plus many tempting breakfasts, morning teas, lunches, afternoon teas, and is the only sit down bakery in Kempsey.Tumblegum Bakehouse & cafe is a full service bakery and cafe venue offering a great variety of fresh breads, cakes and pastries made from scratch.Using only the finest ingredients, Tumblegum Bakehouse & Cafe products are handmade to a consistent standard by a team of qualified pastry chefs.

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