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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 October 2021

Beautiful people, super friendly... incredible waffles, great for a treaty 😇 a must stop when in Coober pedy

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 29 September 2021

We stopped by for lunch. The owners were friendly, service was prompt and prices good considering how remote Coober Pedy is. We had hot dog focaccia and both had freshly made waffles. My husband said the iced coffee was amazing. There is also a souvenir...shop and take out option for food.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 September 2021

This place doesn't look like much but the waffles are worth the wait. Best tasting genuine Belgium waffles.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 September 2021

Stopped in here for a coffee. Have had difficulty in the outback getting my wife her decaf soy latte (needed due to allergies) but the had it all here. Excellent coffee and amongst the best I’ve had for some time. Very friendly couple providing excellent...service.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 18 August 2021

Every shop in this town sells opal/stone/gems, and some sell something else also with that. Waffle it is for this place in that regard. And oh boy the waffles are really tasty and good, it certainly beats expectation in a small town. On the other...hand, the hosts are lovely to chat with - you will enjoy the experienceMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 16 July 2021 via mobile

We popped in for a coffee and what an unexpected experience. The waffles were amazing and the staff were fantastic Local Scotsman Jimmy has lived and mined in Coober Pedy for 40 years kept us entertained with his local knowledge and incredible stories. So glad...we dropped in. Put it on your bucket list if you're up there.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 June 2021

Have eaten here a number of times that I have visited Coober Pedy and have felt welcome every time. The food servings are generous and delicious and the staff very friendly and chatty. The scotsman very engaging and funny man. Would definitely recommend as part...of the Coober Pedy experienceMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 31 May 2021

We had waffles with maple syrup from this unique venue. Lovely waffles and coffee. The staff were friendly and provided good service. The unique twist was it also doubled as an opal shop.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 14 May 2021

We stopped for afternoon tea. I had a waffle with icecream and maple syrup, and indulged in a strawberry milkshake. 10/10 . The staff were very friendly and the food supberb.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 21 April 2021 via mobile

Older couple with limited menu, great waffles, good chat with a Scotsman, prompt service, clean and very welcoming

Date of visit: April 2021
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Yes, Waffles & Gems offers takeaway services.

Waffles & Gems is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5