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417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 1789
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“prawn pasta” (6 reviews)
“scrambled eggs” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was really jumping with people inside and out which is what caught our eye. There was great feel about the place and we soon found out why! The coffee was great and the food amazing and plentiful certainly didn't need lunch! Can be...More

Thank Geoffntess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

L’Espresso is a very popular & busy cafe. The waitresses did very well keeping up with a big influx of customers. Appreciating how busy they were it wasn’t a huge wait for breakfast. I had the smashed avo with feta on sourdough with poached eggs...More

Thank Kaylene F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My quinoa salad was exceptional. had 3 coffees. Fruit toast nice, They don't do an all day breakfast. Cut off 12 noon for breakfast. If you like duck for lunch, nicely priced, Don't know if they are open at night for dinner, but if they...More

Thank petersgn33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All eight of us were very happy with our meal but the waitress with the European accent was decidedly unhelpful and unfriendly. All the others were exceptional. Outdoor and indoor seating available. Shame the one unhappy waitress brings the others down. Chai tea available and...More

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is often said that you should do it simple and do it well. Yep that is l'espresso. An awesome steak sandwich and a delightfully fresh peach salad. Steak perfectly cooked.. The peach salad; rocket grilled peaches, a soft cheese (labneh?) nuts fennel prosciutto, very...More

Thank ClockmakersWife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pop in today for a quick coffee These guys do GREAT coffee I don’t live in Ballarat but I make a point of going to L’Espresso whenever I do. They are the best in Ballarat and so far the best I’ve had in Victoria.

Thank Geoffrey1200
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Stopped in for lunch today as has been recommended by a family member. I had the prawn linguine which was OK but hubby ordered pasta with pork sausage and it came as a soup! Whilst he was fishing around looking for some pasta the waitress...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

A local recommend this cafe in lovely Sturt Street. A busy place has a few tables for one. Didn't have coffee but is supposed to be one of the best in town. Open steak sandwich huge, tasty and was shared with an equally generous focaccia....More

Thank Butty63
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Set in the heart of Ballarat L’Espresson remains the go to spot for coffee. Reliable service and a great menu makes L’Espresso the right place to meet clients, friends and take the family weather it be for a coffee or a delicious breakfast/brunch. Always love...More

Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Had read lots of good reviews so decided to give it a try today. Our breakfast was good & so was the coffee. Unfortunately our waitress wasn't friendly at all, seemed like she really didn't want to be there. I went inside to have a...More

Thank RosepetalsTM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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