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Gallery Cafe Restaurant

Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free, Bar
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42 View St, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Carlsruhe, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very busy Saturday afternoon when we visited. We had the option of sitting outside or sharing a table. As it was cold we shared a table. I had a hot chocolate and the gluten free chocolate pudding. The pudding was good. The hot chocolate was a bit on the cool and weak side. My friend had the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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287 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a friend to Bendigo for the Marilyn exhibition. She has limited mobility so we decided to try the Art Gallery Cafe again after not having eaten there for a few years. We tried the burger and tuna nicoise from the limited menu. The burger with bacon was pretty ordinary, at at nearly $28 was way overpriced for what... More 

Thank ctrunfree
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you are visiting (or living in) Bendigo, this is the place to have breakfast or lunch. Very personable host, delicious food, quality wine and good service. Definitely on the agenda for a return trip to beautiful Bendigo.

Thank mrsmadge2016
Melbourne, Australia
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132 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Not the place to go if you just wanted a toastie. But it is very handy being attached to the Gallery.

Thank TheTessa
Melbourne, Australia
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Good spot for lunch if you are visiting the Bendigo Art Gallery! Indoor seating seems at be very busy at lunch time so you may be asked to sit outside if you're only having coffee. Our meals were delicious: my friend enjoyed the tuna nicoise and I had the gc beef burger. The burger was certainly tasty but at $23.90... More 

Thank AllyJaneJ
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We visited the Marilyn Monroe Exhibition and stopped for coffee at the Gallery Cafe. We consider the coffee we were served was one of the best I have ever tasted . My Partner had a strong skinny latte and I enjoyed my usual cappuccino. If you are in the area you must visit .

Thank DonA091132
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The toastie and bruschetta today were enjoyable and the coffee was good. But the smokey oily smell from cooking fumes was unpleasant. A good exhaust fan is needed ASAP. Our waitress was excellent and very pleasant. One of the men cooking/preparing food was chewing (?eating) for the whole time we were there which was a bit off putting and not... More 

Thank MaurTee
Eudlo, Queensland, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Leaving the Marilyn Monroe exhibition we pass the very modern and warm Gallery Cafe where a coffee was a must. Although a busy environment the coffee was great but I'd like to try more of the menu on my next visit.

Thank Atawhai2013
Bendigo, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I have had many meals at this cafe/restaurant. Recently I had friends travel from Melb to see the Marilyn Exhibition. They were so impressed with their meals and the service they are coming back with their partners. The atmosphere and outlook of the Gallery Cafe makes for a relaxed and enjoyable dining experience. The food is just fantastic and the... More 

Thank Default446
Janet C, Public Relations Manager at Gallery Cafe Restaurant, responded to this review

Anne, thanks so much for sharing your positive experience with the world. As always, it was a pleasure to host you and meet your lovely friends. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Ferntree Gully, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I was unimpressed by this venue which, although at the rear of the Art Gallery, were considerably less than welcoming on my visit for coffee. Although tables were available inside, when I told the waiter that I only wanted coffee, she asked management who said to seat me outside in the open on a day when the temperature was only... More 

Thank normgray6
Janet C, Public Relations Manager at Gallery Cafe Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry you were made to feel like your visit wasn’t important, and that the offer of a seat on the lovely terrace overlooking the park wasn’t to your liking. We understand it can be chilly so we have installed multiple patio heaters to make the space more comfortable on cool days. We have limited seating for coffee in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Full Bar
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 View St, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: 61354418896
Bendigo's best kept secret! You'll find our restaurant style cafe tucked away at the rear of the Bendigo Art Gallery - but it can be accessed from Rosalind Park so you dont need visit the Art Gallery to enjoy the Cafe. Family friendly, great views, great coffee, menus inspired by fresh local produce.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?