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“AVOID!”

Racers Cafe and Bar
Ranked #89 of 340 Restaurants in Ballarat
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

AVOID! Today I took my visitors to Racers for a Sunday lunch and we will never return!! After complaining to the manager, who was less than hospitable or apologetic we left. We were seated for approximately 20-30 minutes before being acknowledged my wait staff, and then endured a further 60 minute delay in receiving tasteless food which was ultimately returned. The wait staff remained expressionless and preoccupied. We left very disgruntled, hungry and dissatisfied especially after a manager who didn't want to hear any feedback from locals.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I few months ago, while up in Ballarat visiting some friends, I went out for breakfast at racers. The coffee was absolutely marvellous along with the breakfast burgers! They have managed to put the perfect amount of Egg, spinach, bacon, hash brown and sweet chilli sauce together to create a burger like no other. If I’m ever in Ballarat again, I will definitely be returning to racers.

Thank Lauren E
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were staying just around the corner from Racers, and found this an ideal stop off, after a walk around the lake... A friendly cafe, well patronised with nice indoor and outdoor seating and excellent coffee... Worth half an hour of anyone's time if you're in the area.

Thank Steven V
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Went for brunch. Lovely shady outdoor areas or comfortable seating inside.
Very warm and windy but sheltered seating along the front so good yo sit in the fresh air out of the wind
Both had eggs,sourdough,salmon and tomato with iced coffee. Could not fault the service and it was very busy.
Friendly and efficient may have been the owner if so very pleasant offering inside or out.
The food was lovely and plenty of it could have been a little warmer but nevertheless nice.
Its in an easy to park area with pretty views to the lake. It is close to the road sitting outside would be nicer if there were more grass between but regardless pleasant.
Worth a visit...total bill $38 so average prices

Thank KimB346
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We only had time for coffee this time around - but we will be back for something to eat because everything going out to other tables looked and smelled terrific. The staff were all very pleasant and friendly and the outdoor eating area opposite the lake is a great place to be on a warm day. The coffee is very good - however, at $5.50 for a mug I thought it was a little pricey...mainly because the 'mugs' were actually only oversized cups made of very thick pottery which means that what we are actually getting is not much more than a cup in many other places. However, it was good coffee and it has not deterred us from giving the place another go for an eating experience.

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Thank db7952
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