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Charnwood Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
The Esplanade | Bulmer St, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 3 5155 2348
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“turkish bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade | Bulmer St, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only was the coffee great but a very intersting cafe full of antiques and gifts for sale - good location and easy to find well wuth avisit

Thank Christiane P
Reviewed 17 January 2018

A very good café with home made scones, good coffee and hot chocolate, and an adjacent antique place that has a fantastic eclectic mix of stuff

1  Thank 850shaner
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This Corner Cafe/ antique/gift shop is well worth a visit. Situated on the Esplanade. Great for Breakfast, good coffee,and wonderful choice of cake and slices. The antique shop has a vast array of interesting pieces for the collector, while the gift store has everything from...More

1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Average coffee, adequate, no frills sandwich, overpriced and utterly dreadful service from a sour-faced, unwelcoming woman behind the counter who was both unclear and unhelpful. We continued to watch her repeat her poor customer service with every other customer who came in after us. 👎🏻

Thank CFDC79
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Upon entering this lovely little cafe you are assured that you are going to be served traditional food the traditional way. And that’s just what we got. Generous serves of all the breakfast favourites plus some of the latest trends. Tea was served in classic...More

Thank Headsterb
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This place is so cute. It’s like coffee and cake at home. Love it here. Breakfast is great too. Highly recommend for a quaint bite.

1  Thank Goodfoodvictoria
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely quirky little cafe. The scones are amazing. Friendly staff. Just needs a small improvement with the coffee. Great place to have a little browse in the antique and gift shop.

1  Thank AnitaMuller
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Very nice cafe with friendly staff. The food is good and there are some gluten free options, and an option to have soy milk instead of cows milk etc. (No almond though). The cafe is on the same premises as an antiques shop and souvenir/clothes/flower/all...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife popped in for a fresh salad roll early one Saturday afternoon . The staff refused because they didn't want to unwrap the salad containers . Well sorry if 2 pm on a Saturday afternoon is too late for you but why are you...More

Thank highwheeler2017
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I had the Thai Curry Pie and it was really really good. $12.50 with a small tub of yummy mash. The $6 Scones with Jam and Cream are also really well done and offer excellent value. My mate had a wrap and said it was...More

Thank MeMock
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  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade | Bulmer St, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 2348
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