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Isabellas Cafe

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Cafe, Australian
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Cape Nelson Lighthouse Rd | Portland West, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and huge portions. Bar is open during the day awith really friendly staff. Must go to and will be going back next time we are in town. A++

Thank Rob H
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent cafe with very good coffee and food. Menu offered a good choice of foods. Service is good and the staff are friendly.

Thank deepblue3036
Portland, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have a coffee and a snack after you have a walk around the lighthouse. The views are as good as you will see anywhere

Thank Trevor S
Portland, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 9, 2017

I use to live here when it was a lighthouse station it would have been nice if the restaurant had been here then. Excellent quality food great coffee and service. Nice and cosy atmosphere.

Thank David U
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4 reviews
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Food was ok, but the order was wrong several times, and we had to wait and wait and wait. We almost missed the lighthouse tour (which was worth it) as we had to wolf down our food in less than 10 minutes.We received food 50 minutes after ordering :-( The pricing was average, but the portion sizes were small. The... More 

Thank M V
Portland, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

What better place to sit and have a lovely meal and coffee than at the foot of a magnificent Lighthouse. Coffee is great and the cook is amazing. Menu is varied and she makes the most amazing cakes. Love it.

1 Thank DiBurch2014
Portland, Australia
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Large group catered for with good friendly service, and great food. Venue is small but wonderful views only metres from the cafe.

Thank acford
Portland, Australia
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Situated at cape Nelson lighthouse,this little gem is open mainly for lunch.great coffee,simple but delicious meals.small,but homely,with an excellent host,this venue is a superb little cafe just 10 minutes from Portland.

Thank Richard S
Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

A nice place for lunch on a cold day, yummy bowls of soup and warm rolls, friendly staff, definitely recommend.

Thank Dellray
2 reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The bleakist of days to visit - windy and cold. But a great welcome from the cafe owner. Polite, humerous and friendly. Great food and coffee. A definite lunch stop over. Very rustic and good home cooked food.

Thank hoop59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Nelson Lighthouse Rd | Portland West, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Portland

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