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Merino Cafe

62 Yass St, Gunning, New South Wales 2581, Australia
+61 2 4845 1250
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
62 Yass St, Gunning, New South Wales 2581, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved our stop for lunch at the Merino Cafe. I had pancakes, which were served with maple syrup and ice cream, and others in our group had burgers and freshly baked scones. Everything was delicious. I also loved the photos that were up on...More

1  Thank nickelcitygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have reviewed Merino Cafe before and it continues to impress. We always take the slight detour from the motorway when driving south. Great coffee. Food looks wonderful too.

Thank desertmob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do yourself a favour and take the short two minute detour off the Hume Highway at the Gunning turnoff and enjoy some great cakes and other light cafe offerings at this beautifully restored building. Having dropped in here for the first tine ever on number...More

1  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch with our two little ones, unfortunately the courtyard was closed as they'd just paved it, but it looked like a nice outdoor area. The burgers were good, but the highlight was the slices we had with our coffee afterwards -...More

1  Thank TamaraM86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gunning is a very small town just off the Hume Highway so didn't expect much so this was a great find. Really nice coffee and food. Very popular with locals and passers-by. Recommended!

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Needing fuel, we pulled off at Gunning and enjoyed a wonderful lunch as well. Great service, with excellent home made food. We enjoyed some of the best cafe food we've had, and weren't going to have dessert but the array of home made cakes and...More

Thank MBtouring2017
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Chose to go for a drive to Gunning on a blustery day and visit the Merino Cafe that we had heard a lot about. We were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly. Nice menu, although people were getting things like pies that weren't on...More

Thank Ree_Views1
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We pulled into gunning for brekky and selected the Merino for the impressive facade. Turned out to be a great decision with nice coffee and filling, large meals. We purchased from their homemade slices, both of which were lovely. I don't believe you could do...More

1  Thank Derd1957
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Gunning is a little gem off the Hume and well worth a stop as is the Merino Cafe. Good feel, good coffee and a nice selection of easy food. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank BKP-Sydney
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Have been here three times now in past six months and each time it's been lovely. Will definitely be back.

Thank jane4546
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Yass St, Gunning, New South Wales 2581, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Gunning
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4845 1250
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