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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 11 July 2021 via mobile

A fabulous spot to stop for breakfast on our way out of Melbourne. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Fantastic eggs and bacon - beautifully cooked and wonderful coffee.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

There were 5 of us and it was so local, great vibe and we all enjoyed it very much. It was pram friendly we fit 5prams in a table of two. Great service and friendly staff

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

Was in the area for a few hours and wanted somewhere to eat and found this on TA. Thanks for the recommendation great little hidden away treasure and seems very popular. Latte was great, pancakes and poached eggs great. Would recommend this to anyone.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

What a great find. Tucked away off the main street but obviously known to locals this was a nice café. In door and outdoor seating, I chose outside. Coffee was smooth and just at the right temperature. Ordered eggs on toast with bacon, all perfectly...cooked and served with a smile. We'll done. Deserves to be well frequented.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 13 June 2019

Funky cafe with a few seats outside, cool set up inside. Chili eggs were cooked perfectly, not soggy at all.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 24 March 2019 via mobile

The food here is absolutely delicious! And the decor is done so well. Not many tables inside but if it’s a nice day, there are some outside too. Highly recommend the granita with mango panna cotta! Yum!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Found this little gem while we were in the area. Decided to give it a go after reading good reviews online. The food was great. Didn’t disappoint at all

Date of visit: January 2019
Renee E, Owner at Lady Bower, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2019

Thanks so much!! Glad you enjoyed. We also do dinner Thursday-Sunday so hope to see you again! :)

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Came here with work colleagues for lunch. Menu is predominantly breakfast items. I had the chilli feta scrambled eggs with bacon. Could not find fault with this dish. It was too die for. So glad I opted for this dish.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 18 November 2018

What a fabulous little cafe. I’m so very glad I googled “Reservoir cafes” came across The Lady Bower. The staff were very friendly and efficient , the coffee was great and the food was fabulous. I would love to go back and have a main...meal.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Service was pretty good, menu too small to read. Guys, warmed up chopped tomatoes doesn't cut it when it comes to a pasta sauce {sugo}, or in this case Gnocchi. The sauce had no flavour, not even salted. A good sauce needs to be cooked...slowly for a few hours on a simmer. The gnocchi themselves were homemade and weren't too bad. A little disappointed overall.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from Lisa2799 | Reviewed this property |
Their Instagram page says they are open Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday until 9pm.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lady Bower

Yes, Lady Bower offers takeaway services.

Lady Bower is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5