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Small Holdings

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90 Mollison St, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
+61 3 5423 2391
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (9 reviews)
“dining room” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
90 Mollison St, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

The café is a former Presbyterian Church in the delightful little town of Malmsbury. Coffee and cake and snacks are served outside in the fine weather. Dining is generally inside at an eclectic mix of repurposed domestic dining room tables and chairs. The food is...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Called in here on a public holiday for coffee. Place wasn't busy but waited more than 20 minutes for the coffee and it would have been longer but for the waiter wandering past and finally remembering that we had actually ordered and paid. They seemed...More

Thank Shazza98
Reviewed 17 March 2017

this restaurant has become very much a part of our social calendar as we savour the fine selection of interesting menu selections that are offered. Great service, excellent ambience and fully committed excellence to customer service and satisfaction.

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to relax under the trees and enjoy the friendly atmosphere. Delicious food & wine. Thank you David.

Thank heghyf
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We had the most perfect and relaxing Christmas lunch at Small Holdings in Malmsbury yesterday. The beautifully presented restaurant, absolutely superb food and exceptional friendly and welcoming ambience that Small Holdings is famous for made our Christmas Day one of the best! Well done and...More

Thank PaddyandSue
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Old churches turned into accommodation creep me out. Finally found the perfect use of a pretty little church, set in the beautiful town of Malmsbury. Nothing pretentious, just good food/wine a great feel in a nicely furnished space, cold larder set in the middle of...More

Thank Austinhealey3000_11
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It's been a pretty seamless takeover since the new management took over from the original team that set up Small Holdings as a delightful destination for breakfast, lunch and dinner in quaint little Malmsbury. Well done! No small feat to match the welcoming atmosphere, tasty...More

Thank AwkwardSilence
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We dined here with family atmosphere was good, the menu and wine list small. Food was good nice place on a winters day with the fire burning and some comfort food.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Although a relaxed and unrushed service can be a pleasant change from the rush and pace of city restaurants there is a limit, and a one hour wait for service on a quiet day was very frustrating. There seemed to be a lack of urgency...More

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We always drop into Small Holdings when we get the chance for a meal or just a coffee. Friendly, friendly staff with passion, topped off with seriously good food, coffee or cake.

Thank LookingToUnwind
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Mollison St, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Macedon Ranges  >  Malmsbury
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5423 2391
  • E-mail
Small Holdings is Central Victoria’s latest quirky creative space, wedged between the culinary and cultural hotspots of Kyneton and Castlemaine and just off the Calder Freeway on the way to spa town Daylesford and the bustling regional hub Bendigo.The wine bar, café and community space mingle together with a simple categorisation, with the antiques, design, food and wine happily co-existing within a gold rush-era Presbyterian Church nestled beneath giant spreading oaks.Just across the road from the picturesque Botanical Gardens and the famous Malmsbury Bakery
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