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Old Sofala Gaol

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
2 Aug 2017
“Glad we stumbled across this gem...........”
30 Apr 2017
“Solitary night in a gaol - something to talk about”
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Where and when you least expect to....you can find a gem like this. Lovely lunches, dining and very reasonably priced. Sofala is a surprise pit stop between the major towns. When you do drop into this cafe.

Thank Vicki T
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went for a drive with mates up to Sofala the other weekend. Hadn't booked a place to eat and stumbled across the Old Sofala Gaol. A very welcoming establishment, an interestingly gaol themed menu and for a very decent price. The restaurant is part museum...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Sofala is one of Australia's last surviving gold mining towns. The Old pub in town has no pokies, and no TAB, so talking to the locals is the by far the best way to learn of the town's heritage. The accommodation is greater, shared bathroom...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Arrived by motorcycle without booking in advance and staff were very helpful to get me accomodation for the night. Boutique style, clean, comfy beds, plenty of history and artifacts to see. Wood fired slow combustion heater, no TV, so make your own amusement. Recommended for...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Situated on the high side of the village. Walk up the road or parking nearby but not with your caravan. Parking at the village entrance gives easy walking distance to most outlets. We had a lunch at the Goal. Historic displays gave the visit added...More

Thank Kingsand
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"Didn't stay overnight- just ate in the cafe"
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