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Widow Twankey's Cafe

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50 Fraser Street, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Email: info@widowtwankeys.com.au Telephone + 61 3 5345 3426. Please note...
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 13
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
fantastic.

I stopped in with my girlfriend for lunch and wasnt disappointed. our meals were great amd our coffees above average. truly worth stopping in whenever in clunes

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Josh V
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

I stopped in with my girlfriend for lunch and wasnt disappointed. our meals were great amd our coffees above average. truly worth stopping in whenever in clunes

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Clunes, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have been to widow twankeys a few times and found it a very pleasant experience, the venue is small, but nice, food fresh and local, always a nice experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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87 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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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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Melbourne
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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
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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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57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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2,435 helpful votes 2,435 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Fraser Street, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Clunes

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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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