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Crowded House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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48 Ferguson St, Williamstown, South Australia 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 5526
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Portland, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Very spacious, not seated on top of each other and can easily converse. Food lovely...we had the butternut rosti which was light and fresh with a side of kransky which added an additional kick..service quick and polite. Great coffee

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Thank Kamarla R
Berwick, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Pleasant space and menu looks OK, but staff pretentious and unhelpful. Grabbed the kids plates without them finished and without asking. The lamb salad:the lamb was done very well, succulent, but where was the salad ?!? Just a shrivelled garnish of over cooked carrots (not grilled) The step at the front is unsafe and could easily be turned into a... More 

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Thank YummyYum73
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Ordered coffee, menus looked great, what I wanted to order came with poached eggs, asked if I could have scrambled instead and was told they don't swap out the eggs. Just had coffee and left. There are about 35 coffee shops in the area and the few that I frequent never have an issue at changing poached to scrambled!!! Guess... More 

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Thank Outforbreakfast
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Although the food was good, we were a bit disappointed that they didn't serve bacon. We have had breakfast here before and although not on the menu, we were still able to have bacon. For a LCHF person it was a little disappointing. Each to their own I guess.

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1 Thank Lisa C
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Popped In for brekkie before grand final celebrations Ordered eggs and toast and literally what we got Shame as the place Is nice and coffee was ok

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Thank pernilledalgas
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I can't believe that I just paid $17 for 2 and a half small chicken tenderloins and a plate of rocket. There was a small scattering of mandarin and pumpkin, but still not enough to justify that price. And I had to wait for them to redo my dish as they had spread pistachios all over when I had specifically... More 

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Thank Martina R
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I caught up with a friend here last Saturday looking forward to a nice brekkie. As I don't eat eggs I asked if I could have bacon with the sweet potato rosti's instead. The waitress advised that they now don't have bacon on their new menu. Okay, so I was somewhat disappointed, but understand that's their decision. The waitress pointed... More 

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1 Thank Nikki C
Melbourne
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Used to be regulars at this cafe in Williamstown, Melbourne (not Barossa Valley as written up above) and were disappointed when the menu changed, leaving hardly any gluten free options. Not all coeliacs want to eat sweets. Anyway, went back today after a long break and we were not surprised to be disappointed further. This cafe used to be good.... More 

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1 Thank ShazzaLee
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Not sure if it was deliberate or a menu oversight, but breakfast menu was 100Pct vego. Add meat/salmon for $4.5? makes it extremely expensive. Food coffee and service all pretty good however.

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Thank BSh3p
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We have been to Crowded House several times over the years and always found it consistantly good. Last weekend however we went for breakfast and changes had been made. The Smashed Avacardo was not as good. The feta was just a lump on the side and the avacardo was just plain. When we asked if we could have a side... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Ferguson St, Williamstown, South Australia 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Barossa Valley  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 5526
Description
Coffee Shop/Bistro

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?