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The Front Paddock Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
24 Main St | Hamilton Hwy, Derrinallum, Victoria 3325, Australia
+61 3 5597 6880
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  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (5 reviews)
“port fairy” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
24 Main St | Hamilton Hwy, Derrinallum, Victoria 3325, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We discovered this place on our way home from the Port Fairy Folk Festival when not much was open. Home made cakes, wraps and light lunches. Very friendly service. Great coffee too.

Thank kevdeb5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very generous portions, homemade food, nice lunch menu... the best stop for lunch on the way to Melbourne !

Thank Ims92100
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Had lunch and the food was great. Danni, the girl who served us was extremely friendly and told us a lot about her little town.

Thank Trish M
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice food, but hard to buy something without butter/marg or sweet sauce. Had great toasties and all arrived in a reasonable time. I would advise asking for hot drinks ahead if important to you. Nice toilet, but no hand wash for a couple of days.

Thank DawnMarg
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Needed a caffeine hit driving between Port Fairy and Ballarat and came accriss this cafe. The person serving was friendly but a minimalist when it came to conversation, but the coffee that she pumped out made up for it. We shared a couple of nice...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed December 19, 2017

We stopped for a quick lunch on or way home from Port Fairy. The food was quite good but took half an hour for pre made sandwiches and foccacias (yes they were toasted) to come to the table. And they were not busy at the...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Well presented cafe with lovely rustic country atmosphere and pleasant ambience. The food was nice, although my poached eggs were inconsistent (one semi firm, one super runny and underdone) and the meals were brought out at fairly random intervals, with large gaps in between. There...More

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

A great little cafe really good coffee friendly staff. Recommend a chocolate cake for my husbands birthday. YUM thank you 😊

1  Thank BillieNeaves
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on the way to Port Fairy. Absolutely perfect pies...chicken leek and bacon. You can tell they are hand crafted on site and served by the chef with a big smile. Excellent coffee served at a perfect temperature. ..also with a big smile...More

1  Thank LancefieldOldBank
Reviewed July 15, 2017

My wife, daughter (3 years old) and I were on the road between Warrnambool and Ballarat and had a need for a caffeine (and hot chocolate) recharge at Derrinallum. We stopped at The Front Paddock Cafe. Whilst we didn't eat anything and just picked up...More

1  Thank Sam C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main St | Hamilton Hwy, Derrinallum, Victoria 3325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Derrinallum
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5597 6880
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