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Sim R Cafe

236 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5443 5733
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
236 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great little cafe that does an excellent breakfast (and lunch) good coffee and large selection of home made cakes and slices.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank T8433SWmelissap
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast in Bendigo today. The granola was very well presented and tasty. The Big Breakfast contained the traditional components, but provided a splendid meal. My daughter ordered the chocolate waffles - she seemed to really like them, but unfortunately I am taking points off as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank pilbrob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast here on New Year’s Eve morning and were pleasantly surprised by both the menu and the quality. All 3 of us chose unusual dishes but were all very happy with the quality and the huge serving size. My beetroot hash browns were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rachael951
Reviewed 1 week ago

the menu is so good it was hard to choose and then the food arrived and it was above my expectations, loved to go back

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Maree P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice in the last week. Both times we had great service, good coffee, scrambled eggs were well cooked, bacon done just right and flexibility to order just from the “sides” menu to suit dietary requirements. Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KymP_12
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Usually a very good breakfast, this time the poached eggs (over cooked) were placed on toast straight from cooking water, the result was hard eggs on very soggy/wet toast. We both got the hard eggs, wet toast experience unfortunately.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen M
Reviewed 12 December 2018

My wife and I had lunch at this small cafe recently and we enjoyed experience. The menu, service, price and location were quite satisfactory. I'd go back there again.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank TMMills
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

We live locally, and occasionally come out for lunch with our children. Sim'R is always a favourite cafe, great location, consistently good food, excellent service, and well equipped for children. House sourdough is also wonderful.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank CoffeeloverF
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Nice breakfast place with friendly staff. The dishes could have some liffle wow effect and they should have freshly squeezed juices for 5 stars. But still a recommandation!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank stroemchen
bbbobby181, Manager at Sim R Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks for your review, not sure how you missed it, but we do freshly squeezed juice :) You'll be able to have this next time you pop in. See you soon.

Reviewed 5 November 2018

We went for lunch on Sunday. I loved that they have breakfast all day plus several favorite lunch dishes. Lots of interesting, inexpensive healthy sides. I’m on a diet, counting calories plus limiting carbs so the choices for me were extensive. I ordered the poached...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank caz20152015
bbbobby181, Manager at Sim R Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks for your review. We make everything here from scratch which helps with the homemade taste. Appreciate your comments.

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16 August 2018|
Response from Joanne W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. They cater for children and are very family friendly. Even have coloring books for kids.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Bendigo  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5443 5733
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