We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Mouse Trap Cafe

Cafe, Australian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
23 Ford & Fells Road, Timboon, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5598 3322
Website
Today
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 72: English reviews
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The location of this cafe/cheesery was not sign posted well. The cheese tasting was not bad, good selection of local made cheese, jams & relish. The service however was average.

Helpful?
Thank Amy W
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is a nice stop between the Great Ocean Road and Timboon. A good selection of cheeses, yoghurt and snacks. Nice outdoor sitting area in the garden too.

Helpful?
Thank Johan H
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Really lovely place Timpson. And the cheese selection here is fantastic. Do stop by given a chance. Suggest the washed rind cheese and garlic salami

Helpful?
Thank ByronofMelbourne
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Enjoyed a delightful lunch here - pretty gardens, simple menu of lovely fresh food, and friendly staff. Great tasting table of cheeses and relishes.

Helpful?
Thank Sue C
Frankston, Australia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Cheese were ok, some were a bit ordinary, the quark is delcious - great for winter toasties :) Scones with jam and cream were delicious

Helpful?
Thank FamMemories
Tootgarook, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Followed up cheese tastings inside with a brunch snack of Nacho's under the gazebo, this was so good that the quark that was included on the Nacho's meant a further purchase before we left the venue. Great serving size and delightfully tasty.

Helpful?
Thank TOOT3941
Level Contributor
36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

The cheeses are very nice, but try the rhubarb vinegar as well when you try the preserves as that is lovely. It's worth the short trip off the road for something different

Helpful?
Thank Matt P
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
157 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Drop in if you are in the area and fancy some local cheese - but don't make a special trip to this local cheesery. The cheeses are tasty and having the mousetrap cheese plate in the garden is a pleasant experience. We bought some rhubarb vinegar and rhubarb preserve - both are very tasty and a bit out of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank John j
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Tasty range of cheeses and helpful staff! Had a lovely cheese plate and scones! The cafe is set in beautiful gardens! Great coffee too!!

Helpful?
Thank Nicola436
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

As part of the Shulz organic dairy, this place has a great range of cheeses (ask for a tasting if you can!). My tip would be to get a cheese platter to share, and try one of the best milkshakes I've ever tasted, and enjoy the lovely surroundings.

Helpful?
Thank BGumboots

Travelers who viewed Mouse Trap Cafe also viewed

 
Port Campbell, Victoria
 

Been to Mouse Trap Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Ford & Fells Road, Timboon, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Timboon
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5598 3322
Description
We welcome you to our Cafe and gazebo set in our beautiful garden surrounds. Come and enjoy our all day free cheese tastings, light lunch or coffee. Mousetrap Cafe is back and under new management. Barbara Young (formerly Barbara Smith) is re-opening December 1st 2013. With a fantastic range of French cheeses from L'artisan, local cheeses and dairy products from Shultz Organic, local wines and produce, Mousetrap Cafe is the perfect place for any event or function. Located just a short drive from the Twelve Apostles, Mousetrap Cafe is a 'must see' on your Great Ocean Road adventure!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mouse Trap Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?