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Suttons House of Music

31 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 4393
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“great venue” (6 reviews)
“music lovers” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

1st time here was for breakfast some time ago and I was disappointed with the food and the staff, however 2nd time was recently and in the evening and was a contrast to the previous visit. Meal was good, staff helpful and attentive, and the...More

Thank MelbournePam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family stopped into Suttons House of Music to grab some breakfast, coffee and cake. I was happy to find that they used bonsoy and the cups and saucers were beautiful when ordering tea. Disappointed to find that the powder used for hot chocolates had dairy...More

Thank BellaBell6
Reviewed 9 August 2017

i have been here to drink and listen to music come around to enjoy . history in the making. just look up at the ceiling

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Disgraceful. Staff did not care about their customers. Seating placement was awfully nothing good to say.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Old world architectural charm, subtle glitz, good music, great service and yummy food. Atmosphere was all one could ask for a memorable night out.

1  Thank Peoniesandtulips
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Suttons is a great place for a nice afternoon drink in the sun taking in the beautiful sourounds of historic Sturt st.

1  Thank WSmith81
Reviewed 12 May 2017

First visit to Suttons house of music today. Only had the ice chocolate but can't wait to come back for breakfast. It is spacious and unlike many Cafes you are not squashed in. The seating is plentiful and comfortable. By the way the ice chocolate...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Ballarat was part of our journey from Adelaide to Melbourne completing a round trip which took in the Great Ocean Road. We stayed at a motel that did not have kitchen facilities so we went on the hunt for breakfast. We wandered...More

1  Thank Izzybizzy2
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We frequent Suttons at least twice a week. We go for breakfast or lunch or just stop in for coffee. Run by a wonderful family who always make you feel at home. Food is fabulous! Today for lunch I had for the second time the...More

1  Thank EmmyJ75
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A little nugget of gold in Ballarat. Stopped for a quick lunch while passing through. Food was pretty good all round but the corn and zucchini fritters were the star of the show. Best bought lunch we have had in a while!

2  Thank Cakesx2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Sturt St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5333 4393
Suttons House of Music Café/Restaurant is Ballarat's best destination for quality musical acts and cultural entertainment. Enjoy breakfast til 4pm or a fine selection of Gastro Pub style food in a relaxed Historical space with friendly staff and sought-after musical acts. You'll find a great selection of beer on-tap, delicious wines and affordable cocktails. Named after the Suttons family and their successful music business the spacious building features a unique Historical story and boasts a full window display that shares the intriguing story of Henry Sutton and his inventions.
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