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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%
  • 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 24 November 2015

This is the best coffee for miles, and well worth a detour. The cakes looked delicious, like something from a French pâtisserie. I chose the plainest looking one but when I bit in ooh la la! It was the most exquisite thing I had tasted...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank FairyGemma
Reviewed 2 November 2015

What a surprise to find this place...terrific service, wonderful chai latte, clean, neat...and the staff! If cafes were successful based on the attitude of the staff, then this one would be world renowned! It is rare to be welcomed in such a way by all...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank rodc577
Reviewed 13 September 2015

So we were on a visit to relatives in Lismore, Victoria when we were taken for lunch at The Front Paddock. Rather condescendingly we were prepared to be underwhelmed by the experience. Perhaps this added to our surprise at finding a smart little cafe with...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Richard O
Reviewed 7 September 2015

A great to obtain a TA coffee between Ballarat and Warrnambool. Quick and pleasant service. Interested in my day's activities

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank 40Geraldine40
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Travelling to Melbourne we found this gem. Looked inviting from the outside and held true to its promise on the inside. Coffee was delicious and cakes tasty. Perfect stopping place on our way home

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank PaulaCM66
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Who needs cafes in Melbourne when we now have a great cafe locally. Fantastic coffee, great breakfast (love the bacon!) and perfect spot for lunch with the girls. A must visit if you're a local or just passing by.

Date of visit: August 2015
2  Thank Nattie_Monster
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed delicious meals and the service was very friendly. Our 7yr old demolished his meal, not easy to please a little food connoisseur. Thank you for a great night.

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

My partner and I were returning to Melbourne via Ballarat after a lovely week along the great ocean road and boy were we glad after we decided to stop in Derrinallum! We saw The Front Paddock Cafe from the highway and decided to stop in,...More

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank CaitlinA292
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

This was my third visit.. Always friendly service & hot drinks.. Great place to stop on a long drive.. Will be our regular coffee stop from now on

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Landslide3280
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

What a surprise to find a hidden treasure amongst the lamb filled paddocks ! Cofeee to die for and the poached eggs with bacon absolutely delicious ! Top that with friendly staff made for a pleasant experience .

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank Tiarox
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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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