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Coffee Basics

1 Halford St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
+61 3 5470 6270
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
1 Halford St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not at 1 Hanford Street any longer. See reviews of The Mill. Great lunch or coffee break place. Beans roasted on site.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Excellent welcome as soon as we walked in the door, staff extremely friendly, food was amazing, coffee was really good as well. Highly recommend this unique venues

Thank beneymac
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Just across from the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens is some of the best coffees I have ever had, first a latte then a cold drip and I was in heaven! The building is great and I enjoyed the Weiner Schnitzel, maybe just a little over priced...More

1  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little coffee place in a gorgeous setting. So much to look at! Coffee was great, food looked delicious (so can't wait to try on next visit!) and the atmosphere was lovely. Very nice!

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Lunch interesting with a German touch. Coffee was great to purchase different types. Would go again.

Thank Joy D
Reviewed July 9, 2016

I had been to have coffee on one occasion so I talked two friends into going back for lunch. I tried to book but this wasn't an option. When we arrived there was only one big booth. We were told we could sit there but...More

4  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed May 18, 2016

My friend ordered a meal and a coffee. My other friend and I ordered a toasted sandwich and some water.The waitress (owner) brought the coffee and some tap water in a small glass and two tiny bottles of water(not tap water),at $3.50 each. When we...More

1  Thank victoriah80
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to attend after some great reviews. And the food did not disappoint was very tasty and quite a variety to choose from. The down side however was the service. Firstly we called to reserve seating for the family of 5 and...More

Thank foodfreak2016
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Just wanting that perfect coffee and cake combo . Well just try this. In the heart of Castlemaine is this small but quaint coffee shop. Good service and good food.

Thank Vivien C
Reviewed January 23, 2016

All I can say is the best coffe in town. Pick anything from the menu you will be happy. A class act. Service is second to none. Great spot opposite the gardens. Can say no more.

Thank Dmpao
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Halford St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Castlemaine
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5470 6270
  • E-mail