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Bekendales

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 1 50 Main St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
9725 6812
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08:00 - 15:00
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep coming back to this place.. good food..good coffee... good atmosphere. Never disappoints ...one of the best places in Croydon ☺

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Thank Di S
melbourne
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138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time here having brekkie. Both times busy but staff are good to assist in clearing tables, allowing you to sit and enjoy. Order at counter. Good variety of food on offer, great cakes etc, good coffee. Friendly. Tasty food. Prices reasonable.

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Thank cookie077
Croydon, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The space is well organised, a variety of seating arrangements plus a comfortable sofa in the window! Service is always quick - delivered by very pleasant staff. I have only had a muffin or croissant with my morning coffee and these were lovely. Other meals from a limited menu and daily chalkboard specials look most appetising but I have not... More 

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Thank edith_john
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I love their coffee, great menu. Beautiful friendly staff. Nicely decorated, and a very relaxed feel. It's a great experience.

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Thank IMHAPPY123
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Fantastic small coffee shop come small meal venue. Great selection of very nicely cooked and presented foods.

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Thank Nigel L
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

A very popular locals haunt where the food never disappoints. Good service without being exceptional, but certainly no complaints. One strength is that you can eat and converse without interruption either by other customers sitting too close or loud music of any form. No rush to push you out either, so you can relax and enjoy it all.

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Thank Stuart M
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Went there with 3 friends and ordered coffee and some food. coffee was really good.. food was alright, and some(1) staff was really nice, while the others were just average. It was a Sunday so maybe they were just not happy to be at work. But hey, they choose to work, so they should be better than that. Read many... More 

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Thank nattyk555
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been customers of Bekendales in Croydon a number of times over several years. We found it relaxed, friendly, with very good coffee, snacks & lunches. More recently however standards have slipped in service & cleanliness, & the food lacked interest & freshness. We noted that the business had changed hands & with some regret we... More 

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Thank Paulini53
Melbourne, Australia
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285 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This restaurant has a very pleasant atmosphere,the staff are very friendly,their coffee is excellent and they a good array of food at reasonable prices.

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Thank Dennis N
Croydon, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Love this local cafe. It does get very busy but you can usually find a spot. The breakfast is great - eggs cooked perfectly- which seems easy but many Cafes get it wrong. The cakes are also really good .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 50 Main St, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 9725 6812

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?