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417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 1789
07:00 - 18:00
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Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 07:00 - 18:00
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Clunes, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a latte and the spicy baked eggs for breakfast. The latte came out luke warm. Baked eggs were only just cooked and the tomato sauce literally had only one slice of istra chorizo in it. I mentioned it was 'light on' for $18. I was brought out more tomato sauce with chorizo to compensate, but whole meal was lackluster!

Thank GWilk85
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee and service adequate. Nothing wrong. Staff did a fine job. No complaints. No dpubt I'll be back at some point.

Thank auntijak
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off in Ballarat for some breakfast after a couple of hours in the car. We'd read good things of this little restaurant and weren't disappointed. My husband had home made baked beans with bacon, spinach and sour dough toast and I opted for the French toast with rhubarb jam and mascarpone. The servings were generous and the food... More 

Thank Joanne K
Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Ballarat for a morning drive when our daughter found them here on trip advisor, so we thought we would give them a go. The staff were really friendly, and they offer half servings which was great for my elderly mum. They make the proper chai latte as well which is a if plus for me. We all... More 

1 Thank 5robs91
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great breakfast for the whole family. I little bit dark and small, but the food made up for it and the coffee was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Amcgreg74
Stawell, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy coffee or hot chocolate & they have an interesting selection of vinyl records for sale,not to mention good food this is the place to visit. Quirky little eatery in the heart of Ballarat.

Thank Sam A
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The space is not big, sometimes it's very crowed but once you're sitting there is not problem The food is delicious, I had the Parmesan scramble eggs and would have it again

Thank Adelmo7
Frankston, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast with coffees here 9 months ago...thought it was pretty reasonable then and worth a revisit! Sadly not! We were early in on a Sunday morning..on the way to Adelaide..not too many around which was a surprise as last time it was extremely busy. Were greeted and served quickly drinks came efficiently. Coffee was luke warm and didnt really... More 

1 Thank Ross M
Ballarat, Australia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Love L'Espresso for breakfast. It's usually very busy and the tables are quite close together but the food is delicious and good hot drinks.

Thank sughdopht
Ballarat, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

always great food and wonderful coffee., finding a seat can be difficult at the busy times but when you know it is easy- getting a coffee late in the day is valued.

Thank Gail S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5333 1789

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