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Salinger's Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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98 Main St, Great Western, Victoria 3374, Australia
+61 3 5356 2211
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Today we called with our Australian son in law, our daughter and 10 month old grandson. We had delicious orange cake served with ice cream to enjoy with our coffee. Our daughter and husband had tasty carrot cake. Recommended.

Thank Manstandvd
Ballan, Australia
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106 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017

5 of us travelled from Melbourne by V/Line for a day out in the country and as the bus arrived around an hour before the Great Western Hotel opened for lunch, we decided to have a coffee at Salinger's right across the road. On entering the cafe we found the ambience of the old building was very good, as was... More 

Thank Themikanic
1 review
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

I have used Sandy homes for two years. Sandy has been the best host I have ever come across. Her homes are always spotless and imp cably presentend. Sandy will go that extra mile if you are in need of anything. Mez

Thank Mez M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016

We happened on Salinger's by accident and were delighted by the experience. Sandy and her incredible staff are just brilliant. The dinner they prepared was delicious, beautifully presented and served with style. They were attentive without being pushy and genuinely went out of their way to ensure we had a great evening. Set in an old wine merchant's property, the... More 

Thank Sally P
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4 reviews
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent venue, food devine, service brilliant, atmosphere beautiful, just love this place 10/10. We'll done Sandy and friendly team at Salingers.

Thank Bern J
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a great night with our fantastic staff. The food was great. The service was perfect. Our waitress was very helpful with the menu choices and very attentive. Catered for gluten free perfectly. We'll be back.

Thank Loess1
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2016

I arranged with staff for a hasty birthday lunch for a friend having literally got here off the plane at Melbourne.All was arranged including the most glorious Strawberry and cream cake, Every trip I take to Australia I have at least two meals here and the quality and quantity are great. I'm returning in January and cant wait to reacquaint... More 

Thank thojj
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Just popped in here for a coffee and found the experience a good one. This little cafe/restaurant is right on the Western Highway and the Latte that I ordered was exquisitely prepared. I accompanied this with the Tiramisu small dessert, which was beautiful. I was very pleased with the friendly staff and also found a very nice courtyard out the... More 

Thank Piesman11560
Stawell, Australia
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Lunched at Salingers with family and received good service and a great meal. Friendly service lovely meal.

Thank bhappy2015
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Although most of the main meals were very good, and the servings large, our group of 10 waited at least 1.5hours for our meal, and there were only a couple of other diners in the place. The steaks were done perfectly as were the sides of veg and garlicky mash. Those that ordered pizza were disappointed by very undercooked bases.... More 

Thank Karaff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $22
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Main St, Great Western, Victoria 3374, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Great Western
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5356 2211
Salingers Cafe is situated in the heart of the spectacular Grampians wine region in the historic town of Great Western. Salingers is fully licensed and offers quality light meals and a range of local wines and boutique beers as well as house made dressings, relishes and local honey. The cafe also offers catering for private functions and events with menus to suit all budgets. Like us on FB "Salingers of Great Western"

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