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Vines Cafe & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
74 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
+61 3 5352 1744
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (19 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
74 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee was burnt. Was a disappointing stop. Would not go back. Cakes looked inviting and general vibe ok.

Thank koshkamax
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Stopped at Vines Cafe travelling home from Melbourne. We had a quick lunch and the man who served us was nothing but absolutely lovely. Was warm and comfortable where we were sitting which is what you want on a cold day. We were about to...More

Thank Molly W
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this place on the way through one day and were initially enticed by a display cabinet of beautiful looking cakes and an open fire and weren’t disappointed. We came back the following week for lunch. I have read the last two reviews...More

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The waitress could’nt understand English properly and didn’t know what champagne/sparkling wine was. Dad had to go with her to make sure she got the right drinks. She also couldn’t explain the meals when we asked about them. The chicken was well over cooked and...More

1  Thank DamianL164
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We were so disappointed with the vines experience that we walked out before dining. The vines used to be a showcase must go restaurant in ararAt. However it seems to have changed hands, the menu is pedestrian, service unfriendly and no welcome on arrival. Will...More

1  Thank Mmm198anna
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Very speedy service and good coffee. Got a freebie and discount without asking for it.great selection of food and good serving sizes. Warm fire and easy to find. Favorite shipping place in watt to SA. Lovely selection of middle eastern sweets..date praline stuffed semolina shortbread...More

Thank Manuela A
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I had the eggs Benedict and it was fantastic. Bread was home made and incredibly tasty. But my dining mate had the scrambled eggs and they were amazing!! I don’t normally like scrambled eggs, but these are special. Coffee was good and it was light,...More

Thank Belynda O
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great breakfast in front of a warm fire this winter. Friendly and hearty meals. Good coffee and ambience in the rustic renovated establishment. At the west end of town.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 12 June 2018

All the cakes here look amazing. We had some muffins and backlava - both yum. Coffee was also good. Nice atmosphere, especially on a public holiday when most things were closed.

Thank SallyElephant
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I recently went to "the Vines" after not having been here for some time and have to say the afternoon tea we had was outstanding. Everyone's cakes were on point and the coffee's were great as well. Lovely friendly service to boot. Well done to...More

Thank Rel6573
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Ararat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5352 1744
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