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Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry

2 Burnbank St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5339 3391
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
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Open Now
07:00 - 16:30All hours
French, American, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Burnbank St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well. I was rudely greeted by an older lady and it seemed like I was a massive inconvenience to seat me. Once seated she eventually slammed a menu in front of me and asked if I wanted a coffee. The coffee was excellent by the...More

Thank lmall11
Jane M, Owner at Eclectic Tastes Cafe & Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We do not have a microwave in our kitchen, so I am not sure how you came to the conclusion that your eggs were cooked in a microwave? Thank you for the feedback regarding the service.. much appreciated.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Have only been here once, but this is the best breakfast I have had in Ballarat. Poached eggs perfectly cooked & great bacon (very hard to find). The full breakfast has eggs of your choice, bacon, tomato, mushroom, hash brown and pork sausage. I will...More

1  Thank Craig_Ausie
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lucky this place has great parking - because it is pumping. Who would have thought that a successful business, could be taken to the next level? What a risk for the owners to have taken, and it has worked. As a regular to the old...More

1  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We go to eclectic tastes regularly, the last couple of times the scrambled eggs could have been putin a jug and poured, also the cappuccino is basically flat white with chocolate, they have also started seating people, personally we like to choose our own table.Last...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

When a cafe which is located next to a cementry (don't let this put you off) and is pumping on a a regular Tuesday morning it has to be good, right? You Bet!!! 😊 Eclectic Tastes you were beautiful! My daughter and I were warmly...More

Thank Liseyloo21
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I pop into Eclectic Tastes once or twice a month, usually for coffee but today I had brunch. I'm loving how this café has really found its feet as a great local corner café now after being relaunched by a new owner last year. It...More

Thank OffWeGoOnATripAgain
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for years on visits to Ballarat.. knew the people when it originally set up & over the year staff changed.. but the food was always solid. It's in new owners hands now, it's been done up inside and I like what...More

Thank Roara74
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast, best corn fritters, eggs, great coffee & lovely service. Always guaranteed an excellent meal here!

Thank JoKemp77
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit this cafe came up highly on another coffee app. So we had lunch, food was good, service was ok, trying very hard. Maybe not the most experienced wait staff but they tried hard, can be difficult in such an odd space....More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We only stopped here for coffee on the way to a visit to the gallery but were quite impressed. The coffee was very good and the service prompt and courteous. The menu looked interesting and the range of food lines on sale would have been...More

Thank GraftonRiverguide
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Burnbank St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5339 3391
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Offering more than just your usual café experience, Eclectic Tastes showcases what the region has to offer including local produce, wines, boutique beers and great coffee in a modern vibrant casual dining experience.
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