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Giant Koala Restaurant Tourist Complex

5829 Western Hwy, Dadswells Bridge, Victoria 3385, Australia
+61 3 5359 5230
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good28%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
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“top level” (2 reviews)
“quick stop” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:00 Hours
Cafe, Fast food, Australian
5829 Western Hwy, Dadswells Bridge, Victoria 3385, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Called in as it was the only place in Dadswells Bridge that seemed to offer toilet facilities. Signs everywhere demanding we buy something or donate to a local charity. When I went in and mentioned toilets, all I got was a one word reply. "DONATION"...More

Thank bluehour888
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Worst place in all of Victoria. Run down outdated complex. Rude staff with zero customer service. Apparently you can pay $5 to see a live Koala but giving the state of the whole place I would not reccomend. Try your luck hiking the Grampians to...More

Thank ashg23
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This could be a gold mine!! However, it is not very welcoming. Big sign up to say toilets only for paying customers. Trying to get served was hard. All too much trouble. Would love to donate a can of paint to them, Koala in need...More

Thank Tina100855
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped for everyone to use the bathroom but there was a big sign saying they were only for paying customers. Put off by having to deal with a confrontation before our 2yo wet himself we went 4km up the road and used the highway rest...More

Thank Schaps
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The whole complex looks like it hasn’t seen any maintenance for a decade. Giant koala particularly looks very neglected with both ears just bits of rio sticking out. Extremely limited selection in the cafe. Could be so much better.

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for sub standard food, served by miserable unhelpful people in a dingy environment then this is the place to go. If running a business makes you that unhappy and rude the don't do it. This place relies on passing trade because...More

Thank Neillis45
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The woman was very rude. We ordered an iced coffee on the menu for$7.00 was rudely told they don't make them get one from the fridge. My sister had asked for a decaf cappaccino , was told they don't do decaf. We decided to leave...More

Thank Trish D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Stopped over on a road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne. A little over half way, this is a must stop (especially if you have kids). The Giant Koala, a coffee, an ice-cream and a stretch of the legs. The staff were particularly friendly and helpful.

1  Thank CraigH0901
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a photo opportunity with the kids and a couple of coffees and hot chocolate for the road. Kids obviously loved the giant koala, gift shop was not very appealing. Very bland needs a brighten up. Cafe was fine, staff were nice however...More

Thank Schmitt1593011
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

driven by so many times and never stopped. worth a break. quaint and so typical of big is best. glowing eyes a bit scary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cafe, Fast food, Australian
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5829 Western Hwy, Dadswells Bridge, Victoria 3385, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Dadswells Bridge
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5359 5230
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