We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Kookabar Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
30 Wingecarribee St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
6148611401
Today
07:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 38: English reviews
Bowral, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best coffee I have had in town. Very quiet when u dont want the rush around you. Worth a visit if u love coffee and friendly service

Helpful?
Thank Robyn T
Bowral, Australia
Level Contributor
416 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

There are soooo many cafes in Bowral that I hope this cafe doesn't get missed because everyone is heading to the perceived more trendy cafes. The new owners have been there for about 4 months and I'm really hoping that they get to have a really good go at making it in town. The food isn't fancy but it is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jinny57
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Well if there is something Bowral has plenty of it is cafes, most of which are pretty average. However, if you care to explore a little off (not far)the main street you will find this gem. Great meals and coffee see us returning time after time. So next time you are passing through or come to town for Tulip Time... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard R
Bowral
Level Contributor
36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Have enjoyed this café in the past and been very happy , it has recently re opened with new owners. I had an early morning meeting and decided to meet here before hand for breakfast with a friend . A good variety is offered on the menu and in a quite pleasant atmosphere allowing to have a conversation uninterrupted .... More 

Helpful?
Thank PhillipBowral
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I stopped at Kookabar cafe in Bowral last week on the way from Sydney to Canberra. Really great coffee! I was surprised to find something as good as this outside of the Sydney CBD. Amazingly smooth and rich blend of beans (didn't notice the brand unfortunately) prepared perfectly for my latte. I highly recommend Kookabar to anyone looking for good... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank spanylyk
Goulburn, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I had lunch on their second day after reopening, Chai Latte beautiful, food was gourmet, tempting to try the cakes. The new manager is lucky to have the same chef who cooks food that's well-loved by the locals...nice manager too.

Helpful?
2 Thank Shaoying W
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I went to Kookabar with my wife. We had tea and scones and mugs of hot chocolate with marshmallows. It was most pleasant!! Highly recommend!

Helpful?
Thank Ben F
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Called in on our way to Bradman Museum for a great breakfast, fresh juice & coffee. Service was good too. Will definitely make this a regular on our visits to Bowral. It's just off the main street & parking is easy & very convenient. Cafe has been refurbished since we were last there.

Helpful?
Thank Basil W
Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This place has been here for many years, and has a lot of regulars so it must be doing something right. The service is good, the staff friendly and they say that they make all their cakes in-house. All I know is that it is a good place to have a cuppa and a cake. Or even a full meal... More 

Helpful?
Thank Philip W
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Visited yesterday. Rocked up with our luggage and suit bag straight off the train, and one of the staff unexpectedly and very kindly hung up the suit and our jackets in the coat rack! Not service you get everywhere. The food was good without being flashy, and being a Perthite, it was very, very well priced. In fact, when my... More 

Helpful?
Thank TristanK83

Travellers who viewed Kookabar Cafe also viewed

Bowral, Southern Highlands
Bowral, Southern Highlands
 
Bowral, Southern Highlands
Bowral, Southern Highlands
 
Bowral, Southern Highlands
Bowral, Southern Highlands
 

Been to Kookabar Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Wingecarribee St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: 6148611401

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kookabar Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?