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The Pocket

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Return Visit - Still Great!

It was so good on our last trip to FNQ we came back. The coffee is excellent. The flavoured milk is... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Burleigh Heads, Australia
via mobile
Worth the stop

Best coffee, fresh produce and friendly staff. I try really hard not to stop every day for a... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
far north queensland
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6 Nov 2018
“Return Visit - Still Great! ”
10 Sep 2018
“Worth the stop”
An unexpected "pocket" of freshness and delight situated in the rolling green hills of El Arish - The Pocket is a locally-owned business, supplying fresh fruit and vegetables along with delicious barista-made takeaway coffee, coffee beans, locally...more
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Bruce Highway | Lot 520, El Arish, Queensland 4855, Australia
+61 7 4068 5909
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

It was so good on our last trip to FNQ we came back. The coffee is excellent. The flavoured milk is from a local farmer, as are the yummy chocoltes, yoghurts and other products in the fridge. The views are beautiful. What are great place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Best coffee, fresh produce and friendly staff. I try really hard not to stop every day for a coffee. Carries local products and has a great little book exchange. If you going pass I would recommend stopping for a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mojo1980
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The pocket sells fruit and veg and a line of specialty products. They stock the misty mountain milk I use but so does the shops at north mission beach. It’s slightly further to go out to the pocket but worth it for the coffee. So...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Midgereebar
Reviewed 26 July 2018

From the highway this place is too easy to miss. Watch out for it just South of El Arish on the eastern side of the highway. It's got some of the best coffee around, the friendliest service and the freshest veggies. If you're passing through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Missi0nary
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful little spot to stop for hands down the best coffee in FNQ. Beautiful produce and exceptionally friendly staff! Thank you for your service and amazing products!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CallanFord
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Best coffee I have had in a long time. If travelling past "the pocket" do yourself a favour and stop for a coffee served by really friendly people. 5 stars

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank P7512QIsueb
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Fresh fruit and veg, healthy treats and delicious coffee makes this place a definite place to take a break whilst travelling north QLD!!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank vanessajoey
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on way up the Bruce Highway. What a surprise! A real expresso machine and expert barista. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GCKoala
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I shop here regularly and find the quality of the fruit and veggies fantastic. The shop is out of town on the Bruce Highway just north of the El-Arish/Mission Beach turnoff. The prices are competative and the range of food is great. They also do...More

2  Thank Simofoz
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Stop here regularly for coffee and as our local fresh fruit and vegetables supplier. Great staff and owners with reasonable prices and an emphasis on supporting the local community. Would recommend to locals and travellers alike!

1  Thank Luke M
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