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Fred & Bet's

101 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
+61 3 5352 1002
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely meals lots of choice, good for groups or individuals, licensed premises also have take away meals nice atmosphere.

Thank Deanna D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here with family on way back from Melbourne. Good range of gluten free options. Good coffee. Newly renovated. Looks great

Thank Benita V
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

It's a bit of a hidden gem this place, the array of food / sweets looks good, staff where friendly and approachable, food was fresh and the coffee tasted great and was well priced also.

Thank Paulw1503
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Walked in and the food in the cabinets looked very inviting. No menu, just order from the cabinets. I started to give my order to the young lady at the register but she turned away to have a conversation with other staff. Suffice to say...More

Thank Gavin B
Hannah C, Manager at Fred & Bet's, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Hi Gavin, we apologise profusely for your negative experience. We pride ourselves on having a high standard of customer service as well as high quality products and will definitely speak to the staff involved to ensure this doesn’t happen again. Thankyou for your feedback and...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Looks like an ordinary cafe. But food was outstanding. 4 different meals between us and all 4 were outstanding. Service was great and locals friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

On the westward haul from Melbourne to Adelaide, veer off the M8 onto Barkly St in the Ararat Town Centre. Stop at Fred and Bet's for coffee and / or lunch. We had yummy cheesecake with goood strong long black coffee.

1  Thank Haz60
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Lovely Cafe & very friendly staff.A good size menu to choose from & a very good variety.The prices are for any budget.The cabinet display is good & there is sweet treats as well if you don't want a meal.We had a beautiful lunch here with...More

1  Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Lovely cafe with variety of brekky, lunch and cake fare. Good coffee. Popped in whilst waiting for a friend day op at hospital. Best place for a cupcake in Ararat

1  Thank Mmm198anna
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Fantastic food and lovely people. This is my go to cafe for a yummy treat. The mini cheesecakes are divine. They also have lots of lovely giftware. Love Fred & Bet's

1  Thank Leah S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Exactly what we expected we got. Rural cafe that almost has a city vibe. Prices a probably just a touch high but service was quick, friendly and presented well.

1  Thank The-Walking-e_D
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Ararat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5352 1002
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