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Cafe Lekker

11 Doveton St N, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5332 8141
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“avocado smash” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 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 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday breakfast and this place was non stop - great service / lovely food / high turn over of customers. The salmon omelette was flavoursome and fluffy, the breakfast burger was rewarding. A black bun (edible charcoal), egg, haloumi, tomato, salad and chipotle dressing -...More

Thank JOHN F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here a number of times and they have all been great! I remember a lamb salad that was delicious in particular! Quick service in the mornings before work which is very handy. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend.

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there so many times and it has never, ever failed! Delicious cappuccino and soy hot chocolate. Amazing eggs Atlantic (with mushrooms) for me, and amazing chicken focaccia for Nan. I find that most restaurants undertook their poached eggs in an effort to...More

Thank Melbourne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. Avocado smash is the best I have ever encountered. Staff very friendly. An asset to Ballarat.

Thank Icewhite75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got a takeaway coffee before we got on the road and were impressed by the friendly service. The coffee was so good we contemplated turning around and getting a second!

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Comfortable cafe where breakfast served in about as long as it takes to poach an egg. Sting latte was absolutely spot on and worth the visit just for that. As brekkie goes it is on the pricey side. But you do get what you pay...More

Thank Banksy18
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Cafe Lekker is a great little cafe in the heart of Ballarat, The venue itself does not give the food or service justice. To drive past you would not give it a second look. Inside the atmosphere is nothing special. Do not let this put...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 10 August 2018

On a cold rainy morning. It was good to get into a warm place, receive a warm service and experience a hearty, delicious breakfast. The french toast (ROK) was right on the money and the Eggs Benedict is one of the best I'd had for...More

Thank funholiday70
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Staff were lovely, very accommodating considering we didn't have a booking. Service was very quick. Food and coffee were yummy! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We love going out for a coffee and something light to eat. We are new residents in Ballarat and have been visiting a different coffee shop each week. We think we’ve found the best here at Cafe Lekker and we keep coming back. We’ve tried...More

Thank FareGo
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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