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Bradshaw St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5337 1100
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sovereign Hill Cafe

Had a nice lunch on the deck at Sovereign Hill Café. Food was a little pricey but we are at a tourist spot! Lots of variety and fresh food, sandwiches, hot food, coffees even a bar, staff were friendly. You can eat indoors or on the deck overlooking a picnic area with kids sandpit. Even came... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
luckykids5
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Everything just wonderful. Something for everyone. We had lunch from the bakery which was very good. The toffee apples are the best I have ever had!!

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Portarlington, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great pies and sausage rolls and seat out the front to eat them. The cakes looked really nice too. Quite cheap and very tasty.

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rainbow, victoria,
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We spent the whole day at sovereign Hill with friends. There was something for everyone to enjoy. Had lunch at the on site Cafe. Food was a little bit expensive but of good quality. Enjoyed the views outside the Cafe while having lunch

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Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a nice lunch on the deck at Sovereign Hill Café. Food was a little pricey but we are at a tourist spot! Lots of variety and fresh food, sandwiches, hot food, coffees even a bar, staff were friendly. You can eat indoors or on the deck overlooking a picnic area with kids sandpit. Even came back at the end... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

I really liked sovereign hill and thought it was fun. But don't go on school days, because all the school groups come and it gets very crowded and some of the shows they had no seats left because there were to many school groups,cans a tip is to bring your on lunch because the kiosk is overpriced. The hope bakery... More 

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Bunbury, WA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We ate at the Victorian Theatre dining room. Was a little confused at first as there was no wait staff to greet us but someone appeared rather quickly and invited us to sit at any table we liked. I had the ploughmans plate which sounded interesting however when it came out I thought it looked a little small. But when... More 

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Cowes, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My husband & I spent 2 days looking around Sovereign Hill, it's an awesome must see when in Ballarat! The gold pouring, coach ride & having our photo taken dressed in the attire of the time, so many things to see & do. This is an amazing place stepping back in time learning & seeing what life was like circa... More 

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Wonthaggi, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

rude arrogant abrupt, bad management, poorly trained staff, no smoking on site(at least have a designated area)!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A nice place to visit, but not as nice in terms of value for money. Entrance fee, by far to expensive and you still have to pay extra to visit the mine. The restaurants inside are an exploitation, you pay for a plain hotdog in cold bread 6 dolares I mean this is pure robbery, Im talking about the Soverein... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Refused when asked to sit elsewhere, waited 15 minutes for menus until taking own initiative to demand them. Finally when the food came I was given Salmon pasta instead of Beef and Lamb, with the excuse that they "ran out". I would think you would tell a customer first before you paid for it. This restaurant was a shame.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bradshaw St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5337 1100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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