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Koukla Cafe & Pizzeria

$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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82 Vincent St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 2363
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are here a couple of years ago and since that visit this place has gone downhill. Our chips were undercooked and cold, when I ordered an iced chocolate my daughter ended up with a iced mocha full of ice blocks, my iced coffee was full cream milk and not the skinny milk I ordered, their main serve of prawns... More 

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Thank Lollyle
Hepburn Springs, Australia
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Firstly what Travis has done with Koukla is fantastic! Congratulations on hiring staff such as Vince and Long who are so attentive and remember what you order each time you come in, it really is our 'local' again. We love it for their coffees, the ambiance and Travis always takes the time to acknowledge you are there, so well done!... More 

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Thank clare_sleeman
Melbourne, Australia
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167 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were on a day trip and dropped in for a late breakfast. The menu was as you would expect, a little something for everyone. Service was great and with a smile and the corner location at the top of the main street was a great starting point. The food was fine, nothing special but tasty none... More 

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Thank Stephen O
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst on a recent holiday to Daylesford we went to Koukla twice. Staff were friendly & the place was buzzing. This restaurant is one of the few in the town that stays open in the evenings & easily attracts business. On the first visit Pizza was ordered & enjoyed. The second time the Burger was very good. The tables are... More 

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Thank Fussy662016
Orange, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overpriced poor food,warm table water,sticky tables,lots of flies,waiters were good and friendly,shame the rest was sub standard.

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Thank geoffreyp180
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here for years and te quality has remained the same it is borderline fine dining without the hefty prices.

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Thank T C
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is in a good location, but sadly they fail on every other level. Food is very average (tasteless and oily). The service is shocking, waiters are inattentive.. Plenty of other better options close by - don't waste your money here!

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Thank jessnicb
Perth, Australia
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually all of the food on their menu is very good but for desert you must have the limoncello curd. This is a great little cafe were we found ourselves returning for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The staff are great and genuinely desire to see all customers walk away happy.

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Thank hollisdwyer
Melbourne
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Daylesford for dinner on 2nd January, which was deemed a public holiday, to find most restaurants closed. Pretty poor form for a Christmas holiday destination. Koukla was open so we really had no choice but to eat here. Daughter and I ordered lamb kofta ($26 each), hubby ordered fish & chips ($25) son ordered chilli calamari ($21).... More 

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Thank PetalMelbourne
HotelFrangosKoukla, Owner at Koukla Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this review

PetalMelbourne, Thanks for your taking the time to post your review. We do not simply arrive at a random price for our menu items, we take into consideration a number of things, those being food and beverage costs, labour and overheads. We clearly specify the 15% surcharge on public holidays on both our menus and at the counter, perhaps you... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Koukla cafe & pizzeria is the one with the vine draped verandah a the top of Daylesford's main street - Vincent Street. We chose it for its verandah and sat at the bench overlooking the roundabout. It was early evening and while the staff had clearly been run off their feet that day with the consequence of some unhappy altercations... More 

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HotelFrangosKoukla, Owner at Koukla Cafe & Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thanks Linda0615! I'm glad you enjoyed your Koukla experience. The sunsets from the corner are amazing in the warmer months. Regards Louise More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $24
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Vincent St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5348 2363
Description
The casual vibe of Cafe Koukla reflects the very essence of Daylesford. Pull up a chair by the fireside or peek into the enormous wood fired oven to witness the emergence of a myriad of culinary delights. Linger over a long lunch or sit on the street to relax and watch the local life slide by. Enjoy a coffee and a sweet treat or indulge in a glass of wine and make your choice from our casual dining menu. The ever evolving menu reflects the finest regional offerings in comfortable, casual simplicity. The wood fire pizza oven produces what is undoubtedly some of the best pizza in regional Victoria.

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