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Forrest General Store

33 Grant St | Victoria, Forrest, Victoria 3236, Australia
+61 3 5236 6496
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“homemade pies” (3 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$
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LOCATION
33 Grant St | Victoria, Forrest, Victoria 3236, Australia
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Lots of goodies to take home, plus nicely-prepared light cafe meals to eat in, with limited options.

Thank Catherinetas
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely chat with Sally who shared her love and knowledge of the area with us. I can highly recommend the freshly baked bread and delicious baked goods. The banana date cake and passion fruit slice were sublime.

Thank salrees
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Me and hubby stopped at this lovely cafe/gift shop while driving down to Apollo Bay. What a nice little break! The waiter was very kind and the food was delicious. They had a good selection of magazines to buy and the frittata was the best...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The best vegetable pasty I have ever had and my friend over hers as well. Great service, friendly, busy on Good Friday but they kept smiling. Lovely shop

Thank Mozzey
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Oh thank you Mozzey! So glad you enjoyed it... Easter was crazy and appreciate your patience and great feedback!

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Well done to Sally & her team at the Forrest General Store. We had the most scrumptious lunch - the chuncky steak & lamb pies were to die for and the lasagna hit the spot. If you’re after hearty food that’s good for the soul,...More

1  Thank Renny C
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thats so lovely of you Renny! I am so glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We had already had lunch when we visited this store so we took advantage of the delightful gifts and souvenirs on offer. But looking at the menu I’m sure the food is great, the staff are so friendly and efficient, how could you be disappointed?...More

Thank Jude D
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you so much Jude for visiting us and your lovely review! Hope to see you again in the future!!

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We where here in January and had a nice lunch here. The service was in need of some attention. but food good, coffee average. This is a good little business, they have just got their systems working better

Thank Anton S
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Sorry Anton that your experience wasn't that great. We always try to do our best, but Summer holidays was busy... thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 1 March 2018

it's always pumping here on a warm day in Forrest!! yummy home made food and drinks! well worth a visit!

Thank AbbsG
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks Abbs, so glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Tasty home made pies, cakes and slices and great coffee served by cheerful staff in the homely atmosphere of this heritage general store / cafe. Browse the gift shop while waiting for your food and enjoy the laid back atmosphere of this historical timber town...More

Thank Skyfox49
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

So glad you enjoyed our store and what we offer! Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 15 February 2018

We stopped in here for breakfast on Saturday morning. The young man behind the counter was really friendly and enthusiastic throughout the experience. The overall service was a little lacking and the ham and cheese toasted sandwich was pretty average, but the chocolate milkshake and...More

Thank Peter G
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks Peter for your feedback. We are a rustic busy country general store and try to showcase products from the local and regional area as well as serve food and coffee and groceries etc. I will pass on your positive feedback to the young man,...More

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Yes we have gluten free toasties and spicy Thai pumpkin soup today!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Grant St | Victoria, Forrest, Victoria 3236, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Forrest
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5236 6496
  • E-mail
Description
A nice place to stop and have a break in Forrest in the Otway Ranges. Good coffee, home made pies, pasties, sausage rolls, sourdough bread, salads,casseroles, soups, cakes and sandwiches. We serve gluten free, vegan and vegetarian food. Your dogs are welcome to join you outside at tables...
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