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Riverdeck Cafe

119 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
+61 3 5755 2199
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (56 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great breakfast here the other day. Sweet potato croquettes were awesome. The staff were happy to put together kids versions of the pancakes as well. The weather was crap otherwise we’d have loved to have eaten on the deck.

Thank LiamHearne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a vegan, I appreciate it when I find delicious meals whilst in regional Victoria. Here, I had the quinoa salad which had shredded kale and herbs, sultanas, balsamic dressing and some large wedges of roasted pumpkin on top. Get in ma belly. In fairness...More

Thank HelenGina1981
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping by, we are glad we were able to accommodate your choices. We love our tasty Winter salad too.It was a great weekend but more busy than expected. Sorry for the misdirection of your friends meal, it seemed like every time we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and the food was delicious. The vibe in the cafe was chill and kicking back, enjoying an Iced Coffee was a good way to spend a Friday. I had the Curry was which aghhhh (Homer Simpson drool) and the Focaccia was...More

Thank Blair H
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love that you loved our food and general ambience. It is so great to have such a relaxing place, overlooking the park and the river to enjoy beautiful Bright. We look forward to your return as the fantastic Spring turns into Summer. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and great view of the river. Friendly staff and warm enough for this time of year for a meal outside.

Thank Kerry S
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

We do have one of the best spots in Bright to enjoy a meal, coffee or a relaxing drink. Thanks for enjoying it with us. Cheers

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with family. Meals were very good. Then had coffee and cake which we all really enjoyed. The service was very good.

Thank Daniel S
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for stopping by. We are very glad you enjoyed the food, drinks and service we provide for our great guests. Cheers, Robyn

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for breakfast with a few friends. The staff are very friendly, food was fantastic and and came out very quick! We sat outside with a beautiful view over the park and ovens river, great spot for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Natalie C
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for dropping by for our great break and location. It is a great spot to enjoy with friends when in Bright. Cheers

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Called by for sunday brekkie, lots of people and great views. Large menu the good lady had eggs benrdict and chi late, whilst i went the pulled pork sandwich and a long black. Both choices proved to hit the spot

Thank michael w
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

What a beautiful Sunday it was! Great that you could join us for breaky and enjoy both the food and drinks plus our lovely location. Thanks for dropping by.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Late decision to have Brekky before we left. Great decision. The restaurant was busy but service was quick and the food very nice. Shared a scrambled eggs/bacon and pancakes with Maple syrup. Great coffee to.

Thank Graham K
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

So glad you decided to drop by before leaving town and enjoyed our great coffee and breakfast. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Many times my husband and I get lunch here when we roadtrip up to Bright. Recently went with our newborn and enjoyed delicious sandwiches and coffee. During autumn we loved being on the deck and having a lunch and iced coffee with a view of...More

Thank Hannah L
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

So happy we are a regular stop when you are out and about. Our deck is a lovely place to enjoy the river and park views while enjoying a meal and a drink. The salmon sandwich is one of our most popular, glad you enjoy...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Good quality food, great selection of beers. Warm and comfortable in winter with WiFi for the kids and the playground right outside.

Thank MartyGSA
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed a beer with us and were able to relax with the kids well occupied. Cheers

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Questions & Answers
13 March 2017|
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Response from Robyn S | Property representative |
Hi Judy, yes we would be happy to to host you group. You can call me anytime on 0417752097 or email . We have our dinner menu available from 3-8pm on Friday Cheers Robyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Bright
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5755 2199
  • E-mail
Experience the Destination - Riverdeck Cafe When you are in Bright, Victoria be sure to drop into the Riverdeck Café, where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or coffee and cake whilst taking in the beautiful views. The Riverdeck Café is the perfect place to get together with family and friends or to simply relax with a good book and a coffee. We have free Wi-Fi, there is plenty of parking and planning your visit is easy with the Alpine Visitors Centre just next door. We are licensed and open 7 days. Evening dining over the warmer months.The Riverdeck Café - one of Bright's best destinations.
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