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Cafe Velo

Rear of 2 Ireland St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
+61 437 518 848
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rear of 2 Ireland St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I love going to Café Velo just for a coffee and one of their most scrumptious muffins, There is lots of room to spread out the supplied newspapers and read them. Atmosphere is always pleasant. Does get very busy in holiday or special event weekends....More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I am impressed by the number of bicycles on the balcony of this hotel. The cafe is tugged behind the hotel. They serve good coffee and good breakfast. I appreciate the curtesy extended by the owner in being so lenient with cyclists. It is located...More

Thank Mei Y
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had an amazing breakfast and coffee during our first morning in Bright. Sat in the outdoor area and loved this little cafe

Thank Harmz2209
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Hot choc served on the deck was quite nice, but felt this place was a bit out of the way. No real atmosphere here, it was ok but nothing special.

Thank Jennifer I
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Lucky to have had a couple of breakfast (best milkshake ever) and lunch here and loved it. Great atmosphere and on a nice day lots of tables out side and the food is great, will happily return next time we are in town.

Thank Muzsim
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly efficient service, great eggs, bacon avocado on toast ... excellent coffee in an excellent outdoor environment with lots of fellow cyclists

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

What an interesting venue for a cafe. Coffee was great and seeing gardens with herbs & veggies just outside was wonderful

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The title says it all really, definitely worth a visit if you're a cycling tragic like me. Not so for the wife and kiddies, although the quality of the coffee, service, and food makes up for it.

Thank Richy M
Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you are a cycling fan and love your coffee then this is great place. Wayne was a professional road cyclist and has amazing memorabilia on the walls. The have great coffee and pretty nice snacks and lunch options.

Thank David R
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

They get their beans from one of my favorite roasters in Melbourne. The place is popular with cyclists and has relaxing environment to enjoy a coffee. I ordered a double espresso and it is quite good. Try the other drinks and food next time.

Thank TomTomAus
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Darren S
Good morning, we were regulars over the past few years and usually turn up almost daily(4-5 days)y with 2-3 families for breakfast often after a bike ride. Your breakfasts were hearty generous and well presented.The venue was relaxing and a great place to visit for coffee and cake through out the day and even read a newspaper This year we came and were really underwhelmed compared to prev. years, so much so that none any of our family groups revisited. Did you take holidays around mid January as we can't understand the difference. The breakfasts were very basic and uninspiring and muffins were either rock cakes or doughy under cooked I only ordered Iced coffee (as i was late).and didn't bother ordering after seeing other serves. I wished I had ordered a milkshake after having the coffee. The service seemed to be quite young compared to the 20/30yr olds experienced previously. Sorry thought we would ask a question in case it was a family health issue or similar.
18 February 2017|
Response from Wayne H | Property representative |
Hey Darren hope you are well. Bright Velo is undergoing a change of management at the moment so there may be a few teething problems as it gets sorted out. If you ever have a bad experience please let the staff know as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 2 Ireland St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Bright
  • Phone Number: +61 437 518 848
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Run by cyclists for cyclists we are unashamedly laid back and easy going. Plenty of bike racks and lots of like-minded people. We are the only cafe in Bright serving Padre coffee. No smoking inside or out.
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