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English first
Melbourne
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 via mobile

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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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
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197 reviews 197 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This place often looks busy so we thought we'd try the coffee.....won't go back. Two people working on a holiday......probably not enough. The man making the coffee couldn't raise a smile or even a pleasant look! The lady was busy washing up and wiping the floor rather than serving. SO, coffee making had to be interrupted to take the orders,... More 

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Beechworth, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Disappointed to read some of the reviews about the Central Milkbar. As locals, along with many other locals of Beechworth, it is a favourite with us. We love our Saturday morning breakfasts and have not had a meal that we haven't been happy with. The owners are always friendly and most obliging, they deliver coffees to staff from nearby businesses... More 

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melbourne
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Unfortunately we got no further than trying to order-Very unhelpful staff-No gluten free bread.How difficult is it, to at least have some Gluten free bread in the freezer?No, I'm sorry,can we help you with something else?-just no care at all.Poor customer service-perhaps it's time to move on?

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Cohuna, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Seems that customer service is lacking in beechworth... Was hard to find a nice place to eat. Thankfully the food was great

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nsw
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164 reviews 164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

So the one advantage of this place is it appears to one of the few places that opens early to get that very much needed coffee fix. Only problem it was more milk than caffeine. I can not comment on the food as I did not eat however from what I saw on the plate the food looked pretty good.... 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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