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USD 8 - USD 23
Cafe, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews brunch veggie stack lamb salad burger great place for coffee casual dining venue an extensive menu shared platters outdoor area relaxed atmosphere emanating
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I came to have coffee at around 7:30pm. The waiter told us that hot drinks are not served after 4pm. However if we order desert then we can have tea/coffee. The restaurant was not even full. After we sat down and ordered...desert and drinks a hostess or maybe she was a waitress approached us and said we can’t have our order and that we have to order food. She was absolutely adamant and we had to leave. We would have ordered food but we did have dinner. No apology, no attempt to soften the experience. Big disappointment as we used to come often. No more. We went across the street to Budapest and were accommodated with such warmth. Not recommending Goat House.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent all round casual dining venue. Good menu with something to please a fussy crowd, large seating areas, some suitable for larger groups, prompt friendly service and reasonable prices. The owners and got the formula right. I had a lamb salad it was excellent except...that the lamb had gristle in it- please cut that out - it’s really hard to eat and spit out in front of other guests.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 21 February 2021

We had dinner here from 7 pm on Saturday 20.2.21. It was booked by friends who live in the area. Two families catching up after a year of lockdowns in Victoria and also international separation. So exciting. From the outset trying to get any sort...of attention from the staff was difficult without waving and calling out. We were a group of 7. We ordered as entrees a number of share plates to be shared by the group and then individual main courses. To our surprise the main courses arrived. The entree share plates had been forgotten. The staff offered to have the entree prepared and sent after the main course but frankly the moment had passed and we declined this unusual suggestion. Our friends were very embarrassed by the poor service and the non appearance of the entrees. The Goathouse really needs to get its act together. We would not dine there again. It was shambles.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 17 January 2021

We were the Goat’s House on the 31st of December, 2020. We were promptly seated outside and offered an extensive menu. The weather was perfect, the lovely music emanating from the inside the venue added to the overall uplifting vibe. Food was delicious, waiters were...attentive - what’s not to like? It was a perfect finish to a such a tumulus year!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 28 December 2020

Good menu and the quality of the food is good. I would recommend the lamb salad or the veggie stack. Plenty of space and 2 indoor dining areas and an outdoor area provides good options depending upon the group you are dining with and the...weather.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 November 2020 via mobile

It’s good to be back and able to eat at restaurants. This one did not disappoint. The bbq ribs were delicious. Coleslaw provided a nice balance and a few beer battered chips were nice but less than generous. Drinks were expensive...but coming out of lockdown...I forgot how much they cost. Great outdoor area on a warm night. Others at the table liked their food and their drinks much more.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 26 April 2020

This is a lovely place just near the train station in Elsternwick that serves great coffee, has an amazing menu, the food is always good quality and very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 15 March 2020

The food was awesome. Very tasty and nicely presented. The overall experience was great highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 March 2020 via mobile

Great food, good service, relaxed atmosphere. Enjoyed our meals and would definitely recommend this place.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 13 February 2020

The service was prompt. We sat inside, but there is ample outside seating too. The thing is, if you want to be inside, at least shut the doors so the air-conditioning can work, because it's really unpleasant eating a hot meal in such a warm...environment. Have both sections, but shut them off from each other.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • Goat House Cafe Bar Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4