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Koukla Cafe & Pizzeria

Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
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82 Vincent Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 2363
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I just went in for coffee and the girl ignored me. When she eventually served me, she failed to even look in my direction, let alone look at me. I asked about some pastries (what they were) and she called out to someone else. He answered mid-stride as he was walking behind me. I asked the girl 'what did he... More 

Thank Clarice E
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had high hopes for this bustling Italian cafe restaurant when I recently went for lunch. I was so looking forward to a lovely authentic pizza on this cold winters day. This venue lacked the inviting atmosphere you would expect from a place like this. The open fire was definitely a nice feature, but the staff did not come across... More 

Thank Eat_by_Cal
Woodend, Australia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for some drinks, and decided to eat dinner. It took 45 minutes to receive one meal (fish and chips) - but the other meal (soup) took almost another 15 minutes. When the first meal was served, we were told the other meal would be delivered in s minute. Some time later when we asked, we were told that... More 

Thank Glenn L
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our breakfast at Cafe Koukla. The Egg and Bacon Panini really hit the spot and the coffee was nice and hot. Friendly staff and cosy atmosphere.

Thank BaldricandBaddles
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner came and got 2 takeaway pizzas.. $46 for 2 normal sized pizzas was a bit of a stretch.. figured they must be good for that price..WRONG..!! We didn't even eat of the pizzas.. so $46 for 1 mediocre pizza.. will not be back.. cold and under cooked..

2 Thank lauz1313
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered two take away wood fired pizzas. Service, was friendly enough to BUT cold and tasteless was the best way to describe them. Very little in the way of fillings and even less on the quality side, disappointing.

Thank Mark H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've tried to like Koukla under the new owners but I can't. I love that they use all press as the coffee is great but each time my coffee is burnt to all hell, over extracted like the machine needs a clean and terribly overpriced. The owner's attitudes are appalling, so rude and uncharitable that it does my head in.... More 

Thank Emythelion
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family with our two children for lunch. It was 5 degrees outside so being sat next to the warm fire was a bonus. Service was fast and friendly. We ordered two Woodfire pizzas to share between me & the kids, while hubby had the calamari - which had a delicious chilli jam. They had toilet facilities... More 

Thank DNWCTaylor
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get a spot by the fireplace while you wait for breakfast to arrive. Good menu with nothing overly pretentious and the food arrived was very nice. Coffee also really good, as further demonstrated by the line for takeaways.

Thank laceywebb
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible raining day stopped on the way through for a coffee to warm us up The "large" was more like a regular size that was $5 and our cups were only half full. The coffee was so burnt we couldn't drink them

Thank Chloe G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $24
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Vincent Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5348 2363
The casual bohemian cafe vibe of Koukla reflects the very essence of Daylesford. Pull up a pew 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?