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The Turret Cafe and Catering

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5334 4744
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Turret Cafe is situated in the Main Street of Ballarat in what is a grand old building renovated to adapt the surrounds of an eclectic cafe which has open fireplaces and decorated mantles at each end of the internal area. Street scraping allows patrons to enjoy the outdoor area as well as the interior. The fare is plentiful and... More 

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1 Thank David E
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Thanks David Cheers from all at the Turret More 

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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try out the Turret for breakfast at the weekend! Best decision ever! Everything was just like a burst of goodness in your mouth! So happy we drove past and found this little beauty!

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Thank Tia R
Management response:

Thankyou & we too are happy that you found us . Cheers Carmel More 

Ballarat, Australia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stopped for a coffee which turned into brunch. The scrambled eggs were perfectly done! The staff were friendly and the service was quick!

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Thank Stephmcg99
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Thankyou Cheers Carmel & the team More 

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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food but I think these days service with a smile is very important too. Not sure if I would return or not.

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1 Thank Nina L
Management response:

Hi Nina Thankyou for taking the time to send through a review, I too believe that a smile is extremely important & disappointed that this was not your experience, please accept my apologies. Cheers Carmel More 

Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A booking had been made, however there was not a table reserved when we arrived, so luckily there was one spare table. The menu is your standard fare of sandwiches, wraps, pasta, pizza, steak sandwich, pork sliders, dips & salads. Nothing original or special. There is a good selection of cakes and slices. The running joke was how many times... More 

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Thank Kathy S
Management response:

Hi Kathy Thankyou for taking the time to send through a review, our apologies that your experience was not up to standard, we consistently aim towards a high level of sevice & customer satisfaction, once again please accept my apologies Cheers Carmel More 

Ballarat, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Regular visitors. Service is always great, food tasty and coffee very good. Cakes are fresh, well presented and delicious. Highly recommend.

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Thank jbreen2
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Thankyou !!!! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had breakfast there today, and the menu was plentiful with lots of Gluten free options and vegetarian options as well. the staff were very attentive and were great when we asked about the ingredients in some of the food we were ordering. The food come out to us in fast time, and the coffee is great as well. We... More 

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Thank spency51
Management response:

Thankyou !!!! We look forward to hopefully seeing you again next time your in Ballarat Cheers Carmel More 

Ballarat, Australia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I decided to pop in for a coffee and cake one day, the building looks very interesting from outside and it looks like an upmarket place. I got pleasantly surprised with the excellent service and great coffee and food. The staff are very proffessional and always asking if everything is to your liking. I would recommend this place to people,... More 

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Thank MaikkiVIc
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Thankyou We too are pleased that you popped in & hopefully we see you again soon Cheers Carmel More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Yum yum yum. Had brunch here and chose from their extensive breakfast menu. I had a potato rosti stack with eggs, smoked salmon, avacado, rocket and hollandaise sauce. It was Gluten free for those that are interested and it was delish. Thinking of going back again tomorrow for another one. They had your usual breakfast stuff as well as the... More 

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Thank squealing p
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Thankyou for your review, our breakfast menu & especially the breakfast stack certainly is a winner & a great one for all our Gluten free friends Cheers Carmel More 

Ballarat, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice for an afternoon tea with coffee. If you go for lunch or breakfast, I recommend the pulled pork sliders.

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Thank VioletCotsell
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Thanks Violet Cheers from all at the Turret More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5334 4744

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?