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The Pond Cafe

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) #2 of 65 Restaurants in Torquay $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
39 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
+61 3 0000 0000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“toast” (16 reviews)
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07:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A small seated cafe on the waterfront of Torquay. Good coffee and the mains were generous sizes and very tasty indeed (we ordered the lamb with cous cous). Main's you can expect to pay around $20 or so. Lunch for 2 with a coffee came...More

Thank Bunchof5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local and have been a regular at Pond in Torquay. On Saturday 29 July, the experience was very poor. Our coffee's order got lost and after 15 min we had to reorder. We were told that they were too busy to make...More

Thank GollyGoogly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee was exceptional in this place. They use 7 seeds coffee beans and an experienced barista made for a good experience.

Thank Harry G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Pond while in Torquay with friends during a yoga workshop. We decided to have brunch here after a recommendation from a shop owner nearby. It was a quick walk from where we were staying and the food sounded delicious. We walked into a...More

Thank Alannah H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great coffee great service great atmosphere looking over beach loved this little cafe and food was good also not too pricey

Thank maureenbowman8
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

W had our first breakfast in Torquay at The Pond Cafe and liked it a lot. The service was very good and fast, the coffees were REALLY good and the meals were savoury and fresh. Strongly recommend this place for a breaky or brunch if...More

Thank 2ExplorersIn
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We live near here but first time been to visit. Staff super friendly and efficient. Really good coffee. Superb quality food and good variety so it suited me with a lovely brisket sandwich while my wife had a brilliant wholesome superfood salad. Great views and...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I don't usually review, however, this was too amazing to keep quiet. The service was lovely, could not fault it. The coffees came out quickly and were delicious. The atmosphere and the view was perfect. The food blew my mind. I would have to say...More

Thank kylieromanidis
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was excellent.did not have to wait for long. Friendly staff, great coffee, good environment and music. Great way to start the day :)

Thank John O
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Enjoyed breakfast here. The toast was a seed toast that was particularly nice and the condiments fruity and just what we had hoped for. Sitting outside looking over the sea was all good. There was a strong cooking kind of aroma that maybe was a...More

Thank shirlzb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 0000 0000
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