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The Good Loaf Sourdough Bakery and Cafe

404 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5444 2171
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 5:15 pmAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
404 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well I think I said it all in the title, I loved it here plenty of choice for healthy but yummy options. The only down fall is it dosnt seem to be open on Sundays when I have wanted to go there a few times....More

Thank Jinie F
Good L, Manager at The Good Loaf Sourdough Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jinie, thank you for that lovely comment, it's so nice to hear. We open on the third Sunday of the month to coincide with Trove Makers Market, so hopefully that helps a little. Kind regards, The Good Loaf Team

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and the cakes are also very nice, really really yummy sourdough bread. Worth a stop the staff where friendly and helpful.

Thank BillieNeaves
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We are not initially impressed by this bakery. It has a small serving area, and only a couple of tables for indoor seating. Other seating is outside or within a large plastic tent! So I am all ready to allocate an average rating. But then...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Popular destination for breakfast or a coffee and cake the Good Loaf is worth a visit when in Bendigo. Staff are friendly and the food is yummy. Pretty popular with the cycling fraternity too it would seem.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Needed my fave bread (corn/sour dough) so walked to the Good Loaf in my lunch break. While there grabbed my fave lunch focaccia in town - grilled vegies. They heated this up for me and I walked to the park to eat my lunch in...More

Thank Cath W
Good L, Manager at The Good Loaf Sourdough Bakery and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you Cath, the corn bread is one of our favourites too. We appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review and look forward to seeing you next time you're in. Cheers, The Good Loaf Team

Reviewed 30 April 2017

wonderful breakfast and great coffee which is all you need for a perfect breaky! We enjoyed the big breaky and breaky frittata - we will be back!

Thank Anita P
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Had morning tea here with my partner on an overnight visit to Bendigo. Just off the main drag, this cafe is a gem. Visually, it stands out as it is a circular building ex Goodyear Tyres business. It stands on its own surrounded by lots...More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Okay without being great, but still would go back. Staff were friendly, polite and accommodating when we were there

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited for lunch. Sat outside in beautiful sunshine. Service was excellent as was the food. This has a specialised menu incorporating sour dough products.

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had run out of bread so popped to the Good Loaf to get my fave, their corn bread. As I was there around lunch time I ordered my favourite vegie foccacia. I also ordered a coffee. They were, as usual, quite busy. I think the...More

Thank Cath W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:15 pm
7:00 am - 5:15 pm
7:00 am - 5:15 pm
7:00 am - 5:15 pm
7:00 am - 5:15 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Bendigo  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5444 2171
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Our award-winning sourdough loaves are highly nutritious, 100% additive and preservative free, and are fresh from the ovens of Bendigo’s only authentic sourdough bakery.
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