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The Turret Cafe and Catering

802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5334 4744
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The outside and inside of this cafe is charming and quaint. It is also welcoming, friendly and efficient. The food is fabulous and the cakes are amazing. The log fires are warm and cosy.

Thank tracyr66
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Thanks Tracey We love what we do & truly appreciate your positive review Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great place for lunch on the main road in Ballarat. Food was hot and tasty and coffee was good. Cold day so we sat inside by the fire but there is outside seating.

Management response:Responded 13 August 2017

Thanks Graham for taking the time to send in your review, we most certainly appreciate it. Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Consistently good coffee, and always some sweet treat to tempt. Pleasant surroundings, with newspapers available to read.

Thank Clare G
Management response:Responded 25 July 2017

Thanks Clare, we appreciate your review Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have visited this delightful place many times for either lunch or cake/coffee but had never had breakfast there before - what a delight! Although it was extremely busy we managed to get a table straight away and didn't have to wait too long for...More

Thank Polgram
Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

Thankyou We truly appreciate your great review & look forward to hosting you all again soon Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Bathurst's best breakfast great fresh produce and spot on serving. No need to say anymore- just eat here

Thank Johnny R
Management response:Responded 9 July 2017

Hi Johnny Thanks for the great review, hopefully much better than Bathurst!!! ( Don't you just hate pre spell check ) 😊😊😊

Reviewed 14 June 2017

This cafe in Sturt St Ballarat is very popular for breakfast, brunch and lunches as well as those just wanting a tasty coffee and cake. The setting is cosy with a lovely warm fire to enjoy on the chilly Winter days.

Thank David W
Management response:Responded 6 July 2017

Thanks David We appreciate your generous review & look forward to seeing you again soon Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the Turret Cafe during our visit to Ballarat. Quiet cafe on Sturt street with friendly staff and great food at an affordable price. Slight mix up with the coffee's however staff responded well when it was bought to their attention. All in all a...More

Thank SmitSal
Management response:Responded 6 June 2017

Thankyou !! Enjoy your stay in Ballarat Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a quick breakfast before a weekend auto club tour. Starting out life as a private residence on Sturt Street, the ground floor has been converted to commercial use. Two large bay windows allow diners to view the passings-by of Sturt Street, and two...More

Thank AFCB123
Management response:Responded 6 June 2017

Thankyou It was a pleasure to host the car Club & pleased that the weekend traveling around regional Victoria was a success for your club Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Traveling with our caravan in tow, we spent 4 days in Ballarat and one of our best discoveries was The Turret Cafe and Catering. From the moment we pulled up outside and set eyes on this very appealing and inviting Cafe ... to the welcome...More

1  Thank Robyne O
Management response:Responded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your fantastic review, so happy that you enjoyed your meal & your time in Ballarat Cheers Carmel

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had afternoon tea here to celebrate Mother's day and my son's 19th birthday, with our extended family. The cakes were delicious. Try the lemon macadamia cake - it is well worth it. We got a selection of cakes and shared them as well as beverages....More

Thank 222alexander2016
Management response:Responded 21 May 2017

Thankyou for choosing the Turret Cafe to celebrate, glad that you enjoyed. Cheers Carmel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5334 4744
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