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La Repubblica

51 The Esplanade, Balmoral, Victoria 2088, Australia
+61 2 9960 1344
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
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“balmoral beach” (30 reviews)
“last sunday” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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51 The Esplanade, Balmoral, Victoria 2088, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Great location directly across from the beach. Food and service were excellent and they have the best and biggest choice of desserts! Not too big so noise is not an issue.Lots of gluten free options for my husband. Not expensive.

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were four and they got a score of good for three out of four meals. La Republbica offers eggs to your choice and my request for eggs 'over easy' was not understood by the ESL server, and the manager came to confirm....eggs turned but...More

Thank TuckerFiend
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A lovely location. But unfortunately the location has meant the manager is indifferent to customer comments or feed back. My wife ordered a chicken burger with fries. That was perfectly acceptable for the price given the location. I ordered the "prawn salad". If you've been...More

Thank dselby551
Reviewed 21 September 2017

For a cafe that is located in an ideal spot with lot of business could be performing better. The service was the problem. Few smiles, a little conversation or some eye contact from the wait staff would make this place a lot more attractive. Nothing...More

Thank gds199
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We live in Sydney and popped over the bridge to Balmoral beach for lunch. Thought this looked like a good spot but very disappointed. We ordered a cheese platter with a wine and beer each. Three Cheese board had two kinds of quiche, one hard...More

Thank Lennie E
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Just cross from the Balmoral beach with a beautiful view and really good food. Very nice service. Small and local, people are very friendly. We liven in that area like a local so there was not much problem to blend in to see why these...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Well we went here for fathers day to have a little celebration for breakfast. We were met with completely inexperienced staff. But we sat down ordered coffees and breakfast. The service once again was not really interested but it was surprising as the owners seemed...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Birthday party for 50 people...great food and very accommodating staff. Had terrific night and the food and service was top notch. They went out of their way to provide food for people with special requirements...everything we ate was fabulous. A great night was made better...More

Thank B4its2late8
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Give us a favor, just sell your business to someone who actually care and who could turn this place into a successful and great cafe. You are sitting on a gold mine, great location, great building but nothing is good, nothing. Bad service, bad coffee,...More

2  Thank SCG21
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We came after lunch for a pastry and coffee. We received our two 'espressi' quickly but without the pistacchio pastry we had ordered. After a number of minutes - our coffees almost finished - we reminded the waitress of our order. I could have grabbed...More

1  Thank Huon S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 The Esplanade, Balmoral, Victoria 2088, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Balmoral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9960 1344
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