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Forrest General Store

33 Grant St | Victoria, Forrest, Victoria 3236, Australia
+61 3 5236 6496
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (2 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
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8:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Grant St | Victoria, Forrest, Victoria 3236, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good friendly food store , good service, some nice products but over priced even for a remote country location.

Thank Aussie_AndrewK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm and welcoming with delicious sausage rolls, pies and toasties. It's always tricky eating out with four energetic kids, but the service was quick and the interesting shop gave the kids heaps to look at while I finished my coffee.

Thank Belinda W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

These really are the best sausage rolls and Caramel slices we have ever had! All the food was home made and delicious, great coffee too. Such a lovely little produce store with with a gift shop within! The owner of this shop store was also...More

1  Thank chrissykris
Forrest G, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Ohhh that's lovely! Thankyou so much! Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

All the food here appears to be local or home made. The quality is good and they cater for GF people etc in their slices. The prices are high. It reflect the quality. Pies were gorgeous.

Thank Guy W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Dropping in for coffee, we were amazed by the atmosphere of this iconic store. It was like being transported back in time a hundred years. Doubling as a post office, we were able to order a light meal. And the staff was so friendly. On...More

Thank SylviaMelbourne
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Great little General Store, friendly staff and good coffee. very happy to chat and share local information.

Thank bazzabushman
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stopped here for coffee and home made pie. Both were OK - but less than great. My colleagues roll was reported to be good.

Thank pluralty
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

I am sorry to hear this review. We always try our best in everything we make and do at the store.

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great supply of drinks, pastries and home made sweets as well as a good selection of the usual retail eats. Also has a selection of trinkets. Very friendly staff and eftpos avaliable.

2  Thank MattieB500
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thankyou! Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Called in here for a snack on my way to the beach and picked up a butter chicken curry pie. The curry was really good, but the pastry stood out as perfect. Light and flaky, and fully cooked through. I classify the pies from here...More

1  Thank Janandarthur
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thankyou so much for the lovely feedback! Even our locals like and buy the home made pies too! One person comes as far as Geelong to get their pies from us!

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Lovely store with extremely nice staff and an excellent choice of pastries. The quality of the offered products are very high. The pricing is fair.

1  Thank KH_Bewertung
Sally R, Owner at Forrest General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thankyou! Hope to see you again in the future!

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13 May 2017|
Response from Forrest G | Property representative |
Yes we have gluten free toasties and spicy Thai pumpkin soup today!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 9
Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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
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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