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417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 1789
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been been to L’Espresso numerous times while passing through Ballarat throughout the years and it has always been good. I don’t know what happened this visit but it wasn’t just bad it was truly awful. The pea fritter was wet and uncooked in...More

Thank Cass8372
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been going to L’espresso for many years from Melbourne, now living up here. It is one of the best and most popular cafes in Ballarat. The coffee is great the food reasonably priced and great cakes made on the premises. It is not very...More

Thank TripAdviser170
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, coffee and service all fantastic. The breakfast menu is well priced, great sizing and even offered almond milk! Venue on the inside is quite small, but staff do a fantastic job of making it comfortable. Recommend highly!

Thank Doot B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere good. Coffee great. Food took 1hr 40min to get to table when it arrived very good. Had to rush as tickted parking nearly expired Staff friendly and attentive.

Thank jwheels54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way home, had a relaxing breakfast. Had a lovely avo smash, eggs were just right and flavours complimented each other. Partner had spicy eggs with chorizo which was very tasty too. Coffee was good too.

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had house made rhubarb and sour cream cake and almond and orange cake with dollops of real cream. Our coffee, of course, would give any top Melbourne coffee destination a run for its money.

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant place to go for breakfast. We sat outside in the shade with our dog and there was excellent curb side service. Highly recommend the scrambled eggs. Coffee considered excellent.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was really jumping with people inside and out which is what caught our eye. There was great feel about the place and we soon found out why! The coffee was great and the food amazing and plentiful certainly didn't need lunch! Can be...More

Thank Geoffntess
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

L’Espresso is a very popular & busy cafe. The waitresses did very well keeping up with a big influx of customers. Appreciating how busy they were it wasn’t a huge wait for breakfast. I had the smashed avo with feta on sourdough with poached eggs...More

Thank Kaylene F
Reviewed 15 January 2018

My quinoa salad was exceptional. had 3 coffees. Fruit toast nice, They don't do an all day breakfast. Cut off 12 noon for breakfast. If you like duck for lunch, nicely priced, Don't know if they are open at night for dinner, but if they...More

Thank petersgn33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5333 1789
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