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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes they sell them but not even at premium plated cost can you order!! Must be take away. Beautiful location nice food crazy rules We ordered cakes and coffee sit in but needed to eat sausage roll on sidewalk as we left. Disappointing experience

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 8 March 2022

$16 - yes, sixteen dollars - for a lukewarm cup of coffee and a very cold piece of cake, taken straight from the fridge and plonked on a plate with a tablespoon of whipped cream. Cake $12. This is not a patisserie by the way...- it was a slice of very mediocre apple cake. A rip off.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 18 February 2022

Lovely food, and great Atmosphere.. well worth the visit. Inside warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The food is very Yummy, and sitting out in the shade in the summer perfect.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 6 July 2021 via mobile

The menu isn’t that great with a few overpriced options. Food taste really good, but the prices are a little bit scary. Coffees and juices are also very well done and really nice. The main downside is that they sell beautiful and delicious pastries, but...you can’t consume it there, it’s takeaway only! Wish we could sit down, have a coffee and enjoy some pastries, or even some cheaper and simple brunch options. The site is incredible, very beautiful indoor space and very friendly staff.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 5 May 2021 via mobile

As a local, Ripe has been one of our go to places for brunch, lunch or coffee. We popped up for lunch this week to be disappointed by the new menu... no hearty soup with bread, no baguettes, no dips with bread, no spanakopita, no...biscuits in the glass cabinets. We spoke to a waiter who was busy serving out wine instead of coffee who basically explained it’s all about the bottom line, profit per table... it seems it’s not about the locals who have supported this cafe for years. We won’t be back anytime soon, all of our favourites are gone, and there is definitely nothing ideal for the kids.... it seems they have been forgotten, maybe no longer wanted in the new “fine dining” cafe?More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 May 2021 via mobile

Excellent food and great GF options. We really enjoyed our meal here and even took some delicious sausage rolls home for the next day. The staff was friendly and service fast.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

We had a very relaxed lunch today. The atmosphere was relaxed and warm. The staff were attentive and efficient. The orders for 8 including children were quick. The food was very good including pasta, seafood and the big breakfast. Coffees were excellent.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 15 April 2021

nice to relax and have a coffee and treat after checking out the local stores. prefer the back area feels like being in nature.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2021 via mobile

We stopped here for a light snack + coffee on our way through Victoria. The cafe was not busy, with lots of unoccupied tables. We were directed to a good table at the window and ordered Latte, Cappuccino and jumbo almond croissants. The coffees were...good but the almond croissant was superb. This totally countered the fact that a mysterious 70c for soy milk was on our bill? Well worth a visit. Thank you OlaMore

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2021

A group of us cyclists has been visiting this place of a Monday morning after riding up from The Basin. We usually arrive about 9am and depart about 10am. Of late on arriving we have been told that we have to be out in 15...minutes as the large table is reserved. This week two of the slower riders had to have take-away coffees and stand outside to consume them, and during the time we were outside no one actually arrived for the so-called reserved table. We will not be going back and will give our considerable business to a cafe that actually wants it!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Tania H, Owner at Ripe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2021

WE WELCOME EVERYONE Hey Russell, we are absolutely not anti-anyone (I'm sure you're aware of the bike racks we installed at the front for cyclists). The facts are that the venue was fully booked on Monday morning so our wait staff let you know this...More

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Yes, Ripe offers takeaway services.

Ripe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4