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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 12 January 2021

Best pancakes, fish tacos and fancy ham and cheese Turkish breads we have ever had. Absolutely delicious!! Thank you team Bayleaf we will be back.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 31 December 2020

A welcoming and very friendly cafe with great coffee and an excellent gluten free fruit and nut banana bread. We loved the efficient service and the charming French accent! We returned for breakfast the following day and were not disappointed. Enjoyed chatting with many of...the friendly locals. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

We came to Apollo Bay every year for the last 4-5 years. Sometimes 2-3 times a year. And the Bayleaf Café was our fixture for breakfast and lots of coffee. It hurts when a place like this looses the plot. The previous owner would have...a chat with the guests and the food was as great as the service. Now orders get continuously mixed up or forgotten. We could not get a coffee 2 min before 2 because „we are already shut‘“ an today we got told we can not have coffee unless we eat something. My recommendation: go and spend your money elsewhere. I get that times are tough but you don’t get customers spending $$ when you push them away so rude.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

Well I used to love this place in the morning especially. For last 3 to 4 years. And precious owner was great and friendly. But despite eating there last 3 days despite indifferent service was told that couldn’t have coffee unless we ordered a meal....Very sad but very badMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 26 November 2020

Excellent scrambled eggs on sourdough with mushrooms, great coffee, was so good we came back the next morning for more of the same, hopefully we will be back again soon.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 24 November 2020 via mobile

Stopped and had breakfast here. The scrambled eggs on sour dough and the poached eggs as well. Quick service and food was very nice. The pouched eggs were slightly over for me, but they were still delicious.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

A perfect start to the day was made better when we dropped into the Bayleaf Cafe. The menu has plenty of healthy options for breakfast, the Chia pudding with yogurt raspberries and pistachios was light fresh and tasty. The scrambled eggs were the best my...wife has ever had and came with grilled tomatoes and chipolatas. The coffee was so good we had seconds! The service was friendly and quick. Would happily call in again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 14 November 2020

Good food, great coffee and very friendly service. Would visit again without hesitation. Appeared to be doing all the right Covid-Safe practices.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 June 2020 via mobile

Friendly staff. Breakfast was amazing. Milkshakes got the thumbs up too! Good serving portions. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 16 June 2020

Friendly service, good food, nice atmosphere. Bit weird being so empty with the Covid restrictions, but recommended.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Yes, The Bayleaf Cafe offers takeaway services.

The Bayleaf Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5