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Widow Twankey's Cafe

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50 Fraser Street, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great meal had today, well everytime I go to Clunes to visit my mother Inlaw I am never disappointed thank you😃

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Thank Patricia M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is quirky little café in the centre of historic Clunes has hot pink walls which give it its odd sense of charm. Our pies, shepherds and cauliflower with cheese, weren't anything special but the accompanying relishes were delicious, especially the beetroot one! Friendly staff made for a lovely experience. The attached lolly shops offers a wide variety old favourites;... More 

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Thank AllyJaneJ
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Just stopped for a brekky "top up". I had a yummy home made slice of banana bread and a lovely soy latte. The staff were very friendly which added to the relaxed atmosphere. I wish I had more time to hang out there with a second coffee.

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Thank Elbray
Daylesford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

A lolly/ice cream shop that serves a delightful light brunch! A real sense of a village shop - a draw card for young and old "children"! Good coffee, hot food and a sense of indulgence! Well done! It could be improved by better wheelchair access and removing opportunities for outdoor smoking - but hopefully both issues will be addressed. Certainly... More 

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2 Thank RetiredWazza
Daylesford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and weren't disappointed by the mushrooms on toast and hot drinks. There are lots of choices for breakfast and lunch and plenty of treats for the sweet tooth. The decor is quirky, but the service is friendly and efficient. We'll be back.

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2 Thank Karen M
Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Décor with a difference. Wish I had my sunnies. Hot Pink Walls on a Sunday morning was a little testing , however the outside temperature was forgotten after the warm welcome we received, coupled with the superb coffee and equally as good warm Muffin. We will be back.

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1 Thank Rusty3350
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Lovely old style lolly shop with great variety of yummy treats ! Also beautiful icecream flavours definately worth a stop

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1 Thank Heather Y
Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The coffee and lunch was very good but we made the mistake of ordering immediately on entering, rather than sitting down and reading the menu (which had the prices on it). Therefore we were somewhat shocked when our lunch and coffees cost us over $40. We found it to be a very cosy venue and an enjoyable lunch stop.

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2 Thank Shazlex
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place has two facades. On one side is the coffee shop on the other is the "old style' lolly shop. We didnt dine in but purchased some sweets. Prices as expected were high but brings back memories of my childhood.

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2 Thank tommomelbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in with my girlfriend for lunch and wasnt disappointed. our meals were great amd our coffees above average. truly worth stopping in whenever in clunes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Fraser Street, Clunes, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Clunes
Description
Email: info@widowtwankeys.com.au

Telephone + 61 3 5345 3426.

Please note that for the first Clunes, Victoria restaurant listing that I recently requested (O'Hara's@Clunes), TA staff incorrectly located it in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) when in fact both O'Hara's and the cafe above are in then historic first Victorian town where gold was discovered in about 1854. Many thanks for your ongoing commitment to accuracy.

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