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The Turret Cafe and Catering

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802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
(03) 5334 4744
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great selection of food with excellent service and a great coffee for a long trip. Definitely make this your stop over in Balarat

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Thank Charlie A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mouth watering calamari, good coffee and great service. Prices are affordable and probably on the cheaper side for the quality of food

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1 Thank Georgia A
Ballarat, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best cafes in Victoria the food is excellent and the coffee is great. Try some of their cakes they are very good you may want 2 it is always busy you may want to book but it is always a sign of a good cafe.)

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Thank Phillip B
Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find. Yummy cakes and beautiful mochachino. They have a wide range of hot and cold meal options available at reasonable prices. They are open for breakfast daily. There are magazines and newspapers available to read and a open fire look powered by gas to keep you warm Nippon those cold Ballarat days and air conditioning to keep... More 

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Thank Baz555
Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Always find the staff attentive and friendly. Food top-notch, very tasty breaky and great coffee. Have also had lovely lunch here. Only downside, being a small eatery it's sometimes difficult to get a table.

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Thank Harmony17
Ballarat, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I love the cakes, biscuits and slices here, great variety and always a few different ones. I can highly recommend if you are looking for somewhere to have coffee and cake. Go for the lemon and macadamia cake!!!!

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Thank Julie D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Cappuccino too cold. Waiter delivered coffee and left without getting breakfast order. Then had to call for a person to take my order. Maybe if the place was busy I could understand but there were more staff than customers. Breakfast was average at best poached eggs over cooked and oven roasted tomatoes not.

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1 Thank Peter C
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We were just driving down the Sturt Street looking for somewhere for a coffee and spied this place. Looked good from the outside and busy on the inside. Thought we were just going to have coffee, but ended up with scrambled eggs, pizza and soup! All was good and came quickly. Staff very friendly.

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Thank Day_3366
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

On a really cold, wet Ballarat day this place was so welcoming! Crowded, clearly a lot of regulars, with a nice cosy little fire. They keep the breakfast menu going until after 2pm, so I had a stack of roesti, smoked salmon, avocado, rocket with a perfectly cooked poached egg on top. It was perfect! My partner had the pie,... More 

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Thank Fiona H
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stopped in for a quick bite to eat, they were nice enough to accommodate us when the kitchen was going to close for meals in the next 10 minutes. My husband had a Gluten Free breakfast and was really happy with the meal, while I had the Steak sandwich, again really nice, the proportions were very generous. We both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: (03) 5334 4744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?