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The Central Milkbar

Cafe, Australian
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85 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped for some lunch and both ordered the chicken focaccia which sounded great in the menu. Unfortunately the fillings were so pathetically minimal we were just eating bread. I agree with earlier comments about the staff - it's as if they don't want to be there.

2 Thank GingerPom
Hurstbridge, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cant understand it when you ask for something simple like a hot coffee and they cant do it. I asked the guy if he could make the coffee extra hot as I dont like the warm coffee that a lot of places serve. He said yes if that's what you want and then served me warm coffee! Dont bother... More 

1 Thank PWS54
Melbourne, Australia
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331 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Good coffee, amazing cookies - my favourite is the Chocolate Salted Caramel - friendly service, centrally situated, lots to look at while chilling.

Thank itsBG
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

I ordered a lemon friand and coffee. The friend was frozen and the coffee was disgusting. I don't think they know what is a cappuccino. Staff attitude was as frozen as the friend. Do not go there.

1 Thank Stacey H
Beechworth, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Staff are rude and coffee took ages. Do not recommend and will not be returning. A smile or thank you wouldn't hurt. Bring back the old milk bar.

2 Thank maisycam
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I love this cafe to sit on the couch and have a latte and a muffin watching the world walk by. Everytime i come to Beechworth i head straight to the art deco milk bar coffee shop ,The decor is real 40's and it has a great relaxed feel to it

2 Thank John A
Beechworth, Australia
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

The coffee and service is wonderful. Great coffee and food and the service was amazing. We were made to feel at home. Would return.

1 Thank thepelicanshop
Melbourne, Australia
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94 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

What a u e place to chill out. The coffee was great and so were the cakes. The staff were attentive and friendly and sitting outside was pleasant.

1 Thank Glenara
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Only had coffee here but the place has a welcoming vibe and many locals were there. The staff were friendly. A good coffee spot.

Thank 29plymouth
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Over-priced coffee and not terribly helpful when it comes to dealing with food allergies. Try somewhere else ...

1 Thank Andrew H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian
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  • Address: 85 Ford Street, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Beechworth

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