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Ginger Baker

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Cafe, Australian, International
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127 Great Alpine Road, Bright, Victoria 03741, Australia
+61 57552300
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there for breakfast, all seemed fine. Not many customers, so you figure it shouldn’t take long. Order taken, really simple food - toast - so no drama to make. 20 minutes, 40 minutes…..nothing. Nobody coming by to say “sorry but we’re really busy”, or “sorry it won’t be much longer”. Nothing. 45 minutes….60 minutes….nothing.... Staff fiddling with cutlery,... More 

1 Thank Piquantelle
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stumbled on this on our first night in Bright and ate there 4 times! Always the potatoes and the gnocchi. The area looking over the river is like a fairy garden and was perfect. Nice simp,e food, quick service and a great location.

Thank rosetosie
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner ani met friends there for lunch. We had a great table under a tree overlooking the river and had a good outlook to the park. The meal was served on shared plates which I had not experienced before and the four of us enjoyed the sharing of each meal each of us had chosen. It was a great... More 

Thank Allan J
Bright, Australia
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ginger Baker continues to serve up innovative and tasty meals that are popular with all ages, visitors and tourists alike. It is a popular venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner (only some nights over summer). It is hard to beat the ambiance of its outdoor garden where you can eat in the shade while you watch everyone at play in... More 

Thank Backroaders
South Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Good food, great service with totally different ambience available with seating in front and rear.

Thank Gabriel T
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for brekky this morning. Great location down by the river and the food and the coffee were great. Service was attentive and pretty quick. Definitely worth a visit for a breakfast

Thank Richard H
Bright, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Slow service waited around 50 minutes for a coffee.. We were not allowed to have coffee in a mug on the day of service ????. Not keen to return..

Thank Joanne H
Woking, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific location overlooking the river, friendly and willing staff are the main pluses. In contrast to other reviewers I thought the food was ok but nothing special - to me the menu reads better than what actually appears. I would have added an extra star if "the Stents", who were providing live music the day we went, performed every day!

Thank WokingWounded
Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had really here during a recent trip to Bright. Had the corn fritters and they were AMAZING!!! Possibly the best I've ever had. Other food around the table was also great. The only downside was the lady who took our orders, she was a little too direct, a little more friendliness and I'd say this place would be the whole... More 

Thank AbbsG
Melbourne, Australia
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163 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and coffee is great but it takes a long time for your order to come. We were a party of 3, 2 coffees came in around 20 minutes but the third took another 25 minutes?? Plenty to choose from in Bright so we didn't go back.

1 Thank Nalpick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, International
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Great Alpine Road, Bright, Victoria 03741, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Bright
  • Phone Number: +61 57552300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?