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411 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
+ 61 (0)3 5331 2486
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Today
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Really fast service

I decided to go here rather than the trendy L'Espresso down the road, as I was not that hungry and I was on my own I had breakfast , just eggs on toast and tea. The food arrived faster than anywhere I had eaten in Ballarat. The service was friendly and the food was fine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
RuthStellaBowen
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I decided to go here rather than the trendy L'Espresso down the road, as I was not that hungry and I was on my own I had breakfast , just eggs on toast and tea. The food arrived faster than anywhere I had eaten in Ballarat. The service was friendly and the food was fine.

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Ballarat, Australia
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Enjoyed an end of year breakfast for six at Cafe Europa today. Despite being busy the service was excellent and food and coffee were perfect! I had the bacon, eggs and tomatoes with lovely sourdough toast. Another friend had an omlette, two had eggs benedict and another, blueberry pancakes. Six happy customers! Unlike the neary L'Espresso, there was plenty of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Friendly attentive staff, good atmosphere, good coffee, sizeable cafe and even though we did not eat there, the breakfasts and meals going out to other diners, looked excellent.

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Ballarat, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A standard café that offers a good selection of food. A special mention needs to go to the staff as they're excellent with their customers.

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Ballarat, Australia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Fantastic Breakfasts. We eat here regularly on the weekends .. Great Coffee and the best scrambled eggs. can be noisy but that adds to the atmosphere..

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Melbourne,Victoria
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Good food and wine at Europa makes it a popular place to chose for lunch in Ballarat. The atmosphere is lighter and brighter since renovations, as previously i found it lacked warmth and dingy. Staff were helpful and pleasant. Everyone has something different for main courses and all enjoyed their meals. My lamb curry was full of flavour.

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Ballarat, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you haven't been to Europa recently then get out and brave the Ballarat cold. I have always enjoyed Europa. An interesting menu and a great wine list. Well it's had a cosmetic make-over and the premises looks sparkling and fresh. Food is value for money. Staff could be a little more observant but that isn't confined to Europa alone...perhaps... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I like it when the staff look pleased to see you walk in the door. We've eaten here a few times over the years and today was as good as always. I had the pumpkin tart (a special) which was very nice. Lemon tart was lemony, as it should be! My glass of Cab Sav was a bit ordinary, but... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We had heard good things about this restaurant and we're looking forward to taking a group of friends for dinner. However it turned out to be a disappointing evening for us. Entrees were missed for some people in our group and the main course took over 1.5 hrs to be served. We also had to ask to order drinks as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband and mum came here last Sunday after a friend of mine recommend it to us. When I saw the decor and the menu I thought this looks and sounds good. Well that is where it stops. The service, or lack of was sooooo SLOW. The place was pretty much dead and it still took ages. When our food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 411 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: + 61 (0)3 5331 2486

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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