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765 Eltham | Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3097, Australia
97197518
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9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Rustic but quiet and pleasant for a meal or coffee

There has been a revamp at the cafe and the large front room is no longer packed with antiques making entry difficult. Always a good place for a coffee or a meal. The atmosphere is rustic and it is worth stopping here for a meal or during a drive in the scenic local countryside.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2014
OzBee
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The premises has all the potential to capitalize on its location, but somewhat sadly lacking on all points. On entry to the Café there is a clutter of a old Display case,& the welcoming not exactly friendly, but once having entered, felt obliged to buy something. For Coffee or tea may be passable to some extent, but one Tea bag... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stopped here for coffee and cake on our way to Yering. We stumbled across this cafe totally by chance, and wouldn't go out of our way to go there again. The coffee and snacks were nice enough, but the head/ only waitress was particularly rude. The cafe itself is very sweet, with a lovely deck and outside area. If... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

There has been a revamp at the cafe and the large front room is no longer packed with antiques making entry difficult. Always a good place for a coffee or a meal. The atmosphere is rustic and it is worth stopping here for a meal or during a drive in the scenic local countryside.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Upon entering this place we were not greeted and left to our own devices and many times the waitress passed us several times without comment. After the waitress finally approached us after 10 minutes she informed us,'Did you not see the sign to order at the front counter.' The place was not busy, only two tables alongside us. My wife... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

we had a wonderful morning watching the galah's, cockatoo's and other bird life...while we ate a very nice breakfast.. toast was slightly overcooked but the rest of the meal was lovely...home made baked beans, a paper and a huge pot of tea and I was in heaven for a least 2 hours...worth the drive for a pleasant morning in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I had lunch here yesterday with a group of seniors, we had booked and they knew how many of us were coming, but we found the service to be very slow. It was extremely hot on the verandah, none of the plastic blinds can be rolled up to let some air in. There was air conditioning in the Antiques part... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Had breakfast at Watsons Creek, New Menu, fantastic ! Real antique shop with real antiques, hard to find these days. Very knowledgable antique dealers. Great and friendly service

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Venue, antique shop and outdoor area were serene and enjoyable. Food was mediocre - their self proclaimed 'Cake Heaven' selection, was dry, tasteless... One thing that stood out for us (table of 10) was the service. It was absolutely appalling! Waitresses (all of them) were grouchy and unhelpful. They were unsmiling and unwilling to serve. No water to the table... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

I've had breakfast here a couple of times however most recently, was extremely disappointed with the service. My partner and I waited atleast 15 minutes for coffees and then were finally tired of waiting. Got up to leave and the manager was extremely rude to us, as the had just made coffees but hadn't brought them to us. I offered... More 

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Milingimbi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2010

We found a gem - there are some fabulous antiques to buy but on top of that the food is great, staff are amazing and the owners and family are exceptional. They are also stockists for Yarra Valley Preserves and TasTeas (naturespath). We will certainly call in every time we are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 765 Eltham | Yarra Glen Road, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3097, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Yarra Glen
  • Phone Number: 97197518

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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