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All 3 Clunes Restaurants

Widow Twankey's Cafe

50 Fraser Street, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Clunes
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Email: info@widowtwankeys.com.au Telephone + 61 3 5345 3426. Please note that for the first Clunes, Victoria restaurant listing that I recently requested (O'Hara's@Clunes), TA staff incorrectly located it in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) when in fact both O'Hara's and the cafe above are in then historic first Victorian town where gold was discovered in about 1854. Many thanks for your ongoing commitment to accuracy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is the second time we have visited from Melbourne. The cafe even though in the main street is quiet enough to be able to sit out the front and enjoy your treat. There are many to pick from and today we has a large latte and an iced chocolate. Both were very delicious. We shared a warm homemade date... More 

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Leetonia, Ohio
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85 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Start with they good stuff went with my mum had breakfast that was great crumpets yummy!!!!!!. Next day went there with my husband to get 2 take away drinks I coffee one hot choclate. Got drinks to car only holding cups not lids. Put in car and lids feel off drinks all over us and car not happy!!!!!!!!!!

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Daylesford, Australia
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126 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It is a lovely mixture of lolly shop, coffee/tea stop, simple well done food and a place to smile. It sits in a perfect spot between an interesting photographer and a very appealing wine bar on the main street. Of course, you could try to avoid buying some of those very naughty lollies but naughtiness is us and we pretended... More 

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162 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We were in Clunes visiting the historical sites and decided on a coffee. The staff were friendly, the coffee was hot and the banana bread was toasted well. My partner had a coffee and a pastie and said he would have liked his pastie a bit hotter. But happily ate it. There is a sweet shop next door which stocks... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We take our elderly to the Widow's every time we visit Clunes. Although the bakery is also good, finding it open is so hit and miss, whereas we can always rely on Widow Twankey's. The staff are so friendly and helpful (and patient with the folk) and the coffee and food are delicious. Love the home made pastries and cakes.... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Stopped in for breakfast on Good Friday. Deliciously hot toasted sandwiches and coffee. Friendly staff and warm interesting decore. Congratulations to the proprietors.

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Alice Springs, Australia
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308 restaurant reviews
2,221 helpful votes 2,221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

While visiting the sites and history of Clunes, we decided to stop here for afternoon tea. We had a pot of tea, coffee, cake and biscuits. The drinks were great and our side orders were fresh and tasty. They have a range of other pastries, salads and drinks. There is seating indoors, out front and in the back garden also.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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119 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This was our first stop on our day trip from Melbourne. The coffee and toasties were a great start to the day served by friendly staff.

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Melbourne Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This place will bring back childhood memories to many. The lolly shop has so many old fashiond sweets for sale you hardly know were to start. The cafe has an extensive choice of snacks and drinks at a very reasonable price and staff were quick and pleasant. A nice place to sit and watch the world go by

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Ballarat, Australia
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66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

With friends and spending an afternoon in Clunes. Went for lunch at Widow twanky's. Such a lovely place to enjoy a meal. Sat outside in the courtyard which was just delightful. Great food and friendly service and one must visit the sweet shop in there...yum Will defiantly return on our next trip to Central Victoria

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Additional Information about Widow Twankey's Cafe

Address: 50 Fraser Street, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Clunes
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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