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Beechworth Bakery

Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6 Grenville St S | Victoria, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 1300 233 784
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Geelong, Australia
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165 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is always packed and I just don't get it.. Get your own cutlery, order in a long line up at the counter, wait for a dirty table and grab it.. Nice pies sure, but people flock here... McDees gives me the same impression.. But like I said, it is always busy so I might be on my own... More 

Thank RedTart1
Melbourne, Australia
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131 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very busy place! We had mushroom pie (yummy) and Ned Kelly pie (ok). The bee sting doesn't look very 'traditional' more like an adapted version - but was enjoyable. I tried a 'snickerdoodle' instead, which was really nice; coffee is also good. While there, read a bit about history and the cafe's owners historic trip around this great country... More 

Thank silkroad_12
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wheelchair friendly with typical warm country service. Came here for brunch. Average steak pies (we got the plain steak and the Ned Kelly) where the crust wasn't flakey and didn't have chunks of real meat. Would be more aptly called a plain minced pie. Coffee was bitter.

Thank d_urianlove
BeechworthBaker, Manager at Beechworth Bakery, responded to this review

Hi d_urianlove, Thank you so much for your lovely review about our customer service, and our apologies for your disappointing experience with the coffee and Pies. If you wouldn't mind emailing us your mailing address to enquiries@beechworthbakery.com.au, we would love to send you some replacement vouchers for your next visit Cheers, Anthea More 

Ballarat, Australia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a big fan of beef pie and pastries, the renowned place is your answer. Try steak pie and be patient due to a big crowd

Thank CyberKingKong
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had lunch here while on holiday in Ballarat. The food was nice traditional bakery food. My chicken pie was delicious and the kids loved the iced chocolate. We couldn't leave without purchasing afternoon tea. Definitely worth visiting while in Ballarat.

Thank Anna R
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to have anything from cake and coffee to lunch or tea. Situated in a lovely spacious building, not too noisy and good service. On this trip we also visited the bakery at Echuca and had one of our favourite cakes - Beesting! If you like custard filled bakery items this is one of the best.

Thank MGJP
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

tried their pie, bushranger, and wagyu beefball sandwich (can't remember the exact name). pie was ok, bushranger was great (love it!), wagyu beefball wasn't so nice, a bit dry

Thank FerdyMul
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

There is a warm and homely feel to this wonderful bakery. Everything is delicious and hand-made on site. It is hard to decide between sweet and savoury, so I had both!

Thank Susan T
Kuala Lumpur
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a quick breakie this might be ideal with kids. But don't expect great food. Their specialty pies are not that special. If you insist on coming. There's free parking behind the bakery for customers instead of the 1 hour metered parking out front for $1.80/hour.

Thank SnappyFingers
BeechworthBaker, Manager at Beechworth Bakery, responded to this review

Hi SnappyFingers, Thanks for visiting us at Beechworth Bakery Ballarat and thanks for you feedback. We're sorry to hear we didn't live up to your expectations. As we offer an unconditional satisfaction guarantee to all our customers, we'd like to invite you to email us your mailing address (enquiries@beechworthbakery.com.au), so we can send you some vouchers in the hope that... More 

Ballarat, Australia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Situated in a heritage building, great variety of food at reasonable prices that taste superb! The beesting is a must try favourite ...

Thank joanln60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $6
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Grenville St S | Victoria, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 1300 233 784
Located in the heart of the CBD in the beautiful & historic Water Board building, Beechworth Bakery Ballarat combines the best of both worlds... Here you can still find original features like huge safe doors that are the real McCoy and a wood panelled reading room, while enjoying comfy seating, free wifi and plenty of delicious food & drinks served quickly... with a smile.

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