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Cafe Lekker

11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5332 8141
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“avocado smash” (6 reviews)
“lamb sausage” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great breakfast at Cafe Lekker - generous country style servings with city style. My baked eggs (the special) were delicious. The coffee was great, service slick (despite being very busy). Doesn't have much street appeal but don't walk past - our research...More

Thank Monique D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lekker is dutch for yummy and their food is definitely that. We walked in at closing but they seated us anyway and served their all day breakfast. All very delicious and lovely service.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My car was in for service, so I headed for Cafe Lekker as I know they serve omelettes & Jasmine tea - two of my favourite things. The cafe didn't disappoint. The staff are always smiling & friendly & welcoming. I find the prices very...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed with friendly staff. They offered many options for the girls. Fast efficient service with great food. I had soup of the day which was delicious. The booths are very suitable for children. We had a great time and stayed at least an...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh breakfast, generous serves and seasonal local produce. Tuki sausages especially delicious and you must try!

Thank familyfuninsun
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have only eaten hear a few times, both for breakfast, but booth the food and coffee have been great. There are a couple of booths, which provides a little more privacy.

1  Thank Craig_Ausie
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Not much to look at outside but a nice cosy and relaxed vibe inside. Food is of great quality and good value. My daughter loved the waffles!

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

If this place was close to where I live, it's safe to say I would come here often. Breakfast was well portioned and made with quality ingredients. Coffee was so good I grabbed one to go. Staff were very friendly, and I will be back...More

Thank Timmah80
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Amazing breakfast, great coffee and even better service. Went in on a busy weekend, staff were polite and welcoming. Meals out quickly, as was the coffee. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting or living in Ballarat.

1  Thank dericccck
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best places for breakfast and lunch in town. Great coffee and great service! Centrally located.

1  Thank Janneke S
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19 October 2017|
Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
It's an Australian cafe. typical bacon eggs and avo. Lunch is sandwiches and foccacias etc. No traditional dutch food that I saw on the menu.
1 July 2017|
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Response from humsup | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't remember. But I do remember there was a few on the menu. Basically they had quite a mixed menu of food for all. Covered all the bases.
Jenn H
2 May 2016|
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Response from ValnMel | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know yes.
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5332 8141
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