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The Central Milkbar

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85 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good coffee.. sad staff

I agree with other reviewers.. great coffee but the staff are not friendly nor seem happy to be there..!! Worth it to get a good cup of coffee I guess.. or go across the road to the new honey discovery and get a cup of exceptional coffee with happy friendly staff..!!

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I'm really confused about the flak this cafe has copped on trip advisor. I'm a regular visitor to beechworth and often go to milkbar for coffee, cake and sometimes lunch. The owners (I think they are a husband and wife duo) are always really nice people. He might not be the loudest barista I've ever met but I quite like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I agree with other reviewers.. great coffee but the staff are not friendly nor seem happy to be there..!! Worth it to get a good cup of coffee I guess.. or go across the road to the new honey discovery and get a cup of exceptional coffee with happy friendly staff..!!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

brusque and unpleasant staff. waited ages for our coffees. avoid this place. there are many more options in Beechworth

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Tallangatta, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Always consistently good - well worth a visit if you are in the area. Highly recommend the feta and spinach pie - I don't know what they do to it but it is amazing.

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Beechworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

David and Poppy are very friendly and make great coffee. They have a good range of tasty cakes/etc too.

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Coffee not bad, at times expensive for some of the food. Can't get over the staff though! They both look so dreadfully unhappy I wonder why they are in the industry. Can hardly muster up a smile or even a thank you...really puts me off going. Service is free guys!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Upon my visit to The central milkbar i and my friends ordered milkshakes and sat outside because it was a nice day until we were interrupted and abruptely told to find somewhere else by one of the workers due to having food from another shop which we were halfway through eating regardless of being paying customers. There were few customers... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Small corner cafe with a limited menu but great coffee (Merlo coffee). We had coffee here on consectutive days early in the week and, on both occasions, the place was filled with locals. Good spot to sit and enjoy the coffee while watching the passing parade of Beechworth.

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

With most of the better known coffee shops closed, we had a coffee at the Milkbar today. The coffee was very good indeed. Recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place has all the makings of great place. Interesting decor, great location for looking out the window, good coffee and an interesting menu but I can't work out why the couple behind the counter are in hospitality as they don't engage with the customers. I have been there twice now as it is a great place to sit on... More 

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Address: 85 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Beechworth
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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  • Address: 85 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Beechworth

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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