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Cafe Lekker

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5332 8141
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 reviews)
“potato rosti” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfortable cafe where breakfast served in about as long as it takes to poach an egg. Sting latte was absolutely spot on and worth the visit just for that. As brekkie goes it is on the pricey side. But you do get what you pay...More

Thank Banksy18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Lekker is a great little cafe in the heart of Ballarat, The venue itself does not give the food or service justice. To drive past you would not give it a second look. Inside the atmosphere is nothing special. Do not let this put...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a cold rainy morning. It was good to get into a warm place, receive a warm service and experience a hearty, delicious breakfast. The french toast (ROK) was right on the money and the Eggs Benedict is one of the best I'd had for...More

Thank funholiday70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were lovely, very accommodating considering we didn't have a booking. Service was very quick. Food and coffee were yummy! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going out for a coffee and something light to eat. We are new residents in Ballarat and have been visiting a different coffee shop each week. We think we’ve found the best here at Cafe Lekker and we keep coming back. We’ve tried...More

Thank FareGo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast and coffee. Eggs were perfectly cooked. Nice atmosphere. Warm. Friendly staff. Would recommend.

Thank Jenny918
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very polite and had a conversation with us. They told us what they would recommend and they knew the menu very well, which is always great when going to a new place. I had eggs Benedict and they were cooked brilliantly. The...More

Thank LilTasyaReview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say. This place has been great every time I have been for coffee and breakfast. The Lekker breakfast was great as usual. Highly recommended. You need a good appetite!

Thank Craig_Ausie
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I and 3 children went here last Sunday morning for breakfast and even though it was very busy the food came really quickly and was excellent. If in Ballarat I will definitely go back.

Thank TimothySt
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great food allround. Very helpfull for a fussy child who is hard to feed. Delighful refreshing experience to start the day. Feeling good.

Thank jarradrobbo22
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2017|
Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
It's an Australian cafe. typical bacon eggs and avo. Lunch is sandwiches and foccacias etc. No traditional dutch food that I saw on the menu.
1 July 2017|
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Response from humsup | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't remember. But I do remember there was a few on the menu. Basically they had quite a mixed menu of food for all. Covered all the bases.
Jenn H
2 May 2016|
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Response from ValnMel | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know yes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5332 8141
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