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The Lilydale General

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110 Beresford Rd, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
+61 3 9739 7770
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 07:30 - 16:00
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90 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit after hearing and reading rave reviews. Food was amazing, such an extensive menu that cater for all people with any allergy. Friendly staff, super organised right from the greeter as you walked in right through to the waiting staff. Our meals were delicious, hubby super impressed with the slab of salmon on his plate with his eggs benedict.... More 

Thank Karen B
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Have been here 1 or 2 times in the past but wouldn't bother again. It seems maybe they have changed hands or something. Had breakfast here this morning as our local favorite was closed for Easter Sunday. I ordered a strong latte and my husband ordered a large latte. My coffee lacked texture and love. The froth was bubbly and... More 

Thank Nicole F
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Clean and fresh great place to have coffee & cold drinks also caters for people on various diets such as paleo

1 Thank anthonymarise
Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I was looking for a reasonably quiet venue in LILYDALE to enjoy lunch with my mother when I found this place. I am very impressed there is eating in & outdoor with an area that caters for small children(not a playgroud). The food was plenty full & very tasty. Staff very attentive. Prices very reasonable. I will definitely be going... More 

1 Thank Debbie S
Mooroolbark, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is such a gorgeous little gem in Lilydale. Staff are always lovely, food always to a high standard.

1 Thank mandsclark
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

My favourite café in the East. Great décor, food, service and outdoor area. The Pumpkin Fritters is a must try (ADD FETTA) if they have put it back on the menu, they change the menu based on the season. Coffees good too!

1 Thank rachelledawn
Warburton, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

In the backstreets of Lilydale you'll find the most pleasant surprise. Great food with a menu that piques the imagination, oh and yes theres the great coffee. Make sure you leave room for a vanilla slice

1 Thank mick810
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Only been for breakfast twice and ordered the same thing because it was so good. All food looked delicious and will definitely be coming back.

1 Thank Katherine W
Broadbeach, Australia
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee this morning thanks to my son-in-law and his wife. Blown away with the coffee and have NEVER tasted a better vanilla slice. Treat youselves people! !

1 Thank Dianne F
Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Went in this morning to buy a simple coffee and toasted sandwich. After 30 mins of watching hipsters come and go with their vegan paleo gluten free soy lattes; they came out and asked me what I had ordered. When I asked for a refund that was another drama. Too much hipster not enough service. And remember this is an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Beresford Rd, Lilydale, Victoria 3140, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Lilydale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9739 7770

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