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417 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
61 3 5333 1789
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Ranked #6 of 210 Restaurants in Ballarat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Eltham, Victoria, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This is a cool little café, very busy for breakfast/brunch. It is located in Sturt St close to all the 'action' or rather in the hub of the main street. Really good honest food & great coffee.

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Ballarat, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Avoid L'Espresso during busy lunch and weekend brunch times! The place is tiny and although the food and service are excellent, locally produced and really fresh, it is hard to move and hear conversations due to poor accoustics and lack of sound-proofing, detracting very much from the quality of all else L'Espresso offers! Instead, do an early or very late... More

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Launceston, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great atmosphere and service. Delicious coffee, highly recommended. Delicious breakfast. Attentive staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had coffee equal to top Melbourne barista spots here on Saturday morning. We were lucky to get a table as the place was buzzing. We decided to book for lunch and on return had difficulty choosing from the interesting dishes offered. Pasta, risotto, salads, all combined interesting fresh seasonal ingredients in dishes which were expertly composed. Returned for coffee... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great place for breakfast, service is good, food was great and of course the coffee was GREAT, highly recommend it

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Jerrabomberra, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Random choice but lucked in big time! Really funky place with good food, great staff and nice atmosphere. Party of four who all had entrees, mains, dessert and wine. Entrees were really good size and our prime rib mains were perfectly cooked. The girls had affogattos and the boys shared a cheeseboard and port. James looked after us and was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great spot on Sturt street, easy parking on Dawson st south, great service. Only thing I'm not a fan of is its a very pokey, cramped place. But worth a visit. Up there with best coffee in the rat.

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Brisbane
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Character cafe - cute, warm and cosy with good coffee (best I tried in Ballarat) . Enjoyed pancakes for breakfast, but my companion's granola was amazing also! HIghly recommend.

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Reviews are all completely accurate and that they allow bookings is even better, so no cuing up for a table! Service was great, coffee fantastic and the food - well to die for - really! Hubby had home made baked beans with bacon & spinach. I had the spiced potted eggs with chorizo and spinach - yum!!!! Staff were very... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had an early breakfast on Saturday. Service was good. Food was value for money; good quality; well executed and presented. However, the coffee was luke warm, glass had a chip in it and not strong. My scrambled eggs with parmesan was very good, nicely presented on a slice of toasted brioche and topped with baby rocket and parmesan but... More

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Additional Information about L'Espresso

Address: 417 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 5333 1789
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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