A heavily pregnant woman was caught on camera being viciously punched at a cafe after a man allegedly made a racist comment.

The woman, 31, and two of her friends, were chatting at a table outside the Bay Vista restaurant in Parramatta, New South Wales, when a man approached to them and exchanged a brief conversation.

The mum-to-be, who is at 38 weeks pregnant, said he made racist comment before the assault.

CCTV footage on Tuesday shows the man leaning over the table before lashing out strong punches towards the woman, who is seen wearing a hijab.

Lozina stopped at the table and allegedly made racist comments to the pregnant woman
 

Her friends try to pull the large-build man away but he rushed to the corner and stomped on the woman's back.

He allegedly punched the woman at least 14 times to the head.

Other diners came to her aid and stopped the man while the pregnant woman was helped by her friends.

She was taken to Westmead Hospital where she was treated for head injuries, according to 10 Daily.

She was released on Thursday and is believed to be recovering at home.

He suddenly attacked the woman and repeatedly hit her in the head
He stomped in her head when she fell to the ground
 

Her relative wrote on Facebook : "My poor cousin's wife was attacked at Bay Vista last night.

"This was a racial attack. May Allah heal you from this traumatic experience."

Parramatta Police arrested 43-year-old Stipe Lozina.

He appeared at Parramatta Local Court on Thursday charged with affray and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Magistrate Tim Keady said: "After making a comment about Muslims, you approached her and punched her to the head 14 times.

"The matters described here as violent, irrational and it is influenced as a mental health problem."

Other diners helped to restrain the man and pulled him away from the woman

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Parramatta police Inspector Lucas Sywenkyj said the vile attack left the woman visibly shaken.

He refused bail and will remain behind bars until at least next month.

He said: "As a result of the assault does seem emotionally and physically traumatised.

"Our police investigation is still in its infancy but it would appear to be completely random and unprovoked."