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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
24 Main St | Hamilton Hwy, Derrinallum, Victoria 3325, Australia
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch, price was fine, coffee probably a bit more expensive than the city, great ambience, today had the open fire. Staff friendly, not a thing to complain about, how god is that!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Salibu
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Your coffee is $4.60 for a small, that is outrageous. And $4.60 for a small tea - it's literally a cup of hot water. The place was nice and your coffee was okay, but your prices are so obnoxious for any cafe, let alone for...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank abmngs
Cheyanne A, Owner at The Front Paddock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Really sorry you were not happy with our pricing. When you come through our beautiful country town again, there is a petrol station across the road selling coffee for $1 and a take-away shop 2 doors down sells theirs for $3, check one of those...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We have limited our purchases to take away coffees on our numerous road trips through because there is nothing gluten/dairy free available. Having just returned from Melbourne where it is becoming an almost given in many restaurants I think it a pity this funky little...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank BessiebelleJandS
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The Front Paddock is a small very welcoming restaurant that makes up for it's own restricted size by the more than generous portions on the plates. We had a party of 11 and everyone commented favourably about their meal although not everyone was able to...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank JosyLanfrank
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stopped in on our way to Geelong for the Elton John Concert, what a fantastic surprise to find this gem, we had a snack and coffee and it was so good that we stopped there the next day on our way home. It was...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank mpecko
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Called in for a coffee after the Feb street market, could not resist brunch having been offered a menu and sat and enjoyed sharing a wonderful brekky wrap and smashed avocado and feta on ciabatta.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank TOOT3941
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stopped for tea on the way home from Werribee Zoo with a group of friends, celebrating one of our groups birthday. Very pleasant people, good service, huge portions and very tasty food. My wife and I had Carbonara, good size and probably the most delicious...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Gimmicake
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We were visiting the Sunday market and came upon this great little cafe. Good strong coffee and delicious biscuits. We'll be heading back there for lunch very soon. Well worth planning your coffee stop along the Hamilton Highway here.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank JandD870
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped by The Front Paddock cafe on the way back to Melbourne for lunch and were greeted by lovely and friendly staff. The cafe fit out can be described as clean and modern with an outback industrial element. There's communal dining available on a...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank Majikal_82
Reviewed 7 January 2016

From the moment we walked in the door, we knew it would be a good night out. The owners and staff made us very welcome and the layout of this newish restaurant is fresh and fun, with farm references added for humour. There's even a...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank carnivore_grazer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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