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Riverdeck Cafe

119 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
+61 3 5755 2199
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
119 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved sitting at the top overlooking Howitt Park towards the water playground, and the Ovens River. Great menu choices, and delicious vegetarian Pumpkin salad. Definately worth a visit. Can enter through i-Site or from park, with outdoor seating as well. Popular venue in the heart...More

Thank Maxi H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable lunch here, the sun was shining on our outdoor table and the view to the Ovens River was delightful. Together with sweet potato chips and sweet potato soup, we had the salmon focaccia and roasted vegetables. Everything was very tasty but...More

Thank Marjen183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for morning tea on our last day in Bright. I had a delicious Turkish Delight hot chocolate and scone with jam and cream. Yum!

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here twice. Once for lunch and once for breakfast. Good seating choices inside or out. Prompt and friendly service. Large servings.All choices excellent. Nice coffee.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the back of the Information Centre,the RiverDeck serves breakfast and lunch. Can get very busy but the staff cope exceedingly well. We didn’t have to wait too long at all for our second breakfasts. Plenty of parking overlooks the river where there is also...More

Thank jvandam2017
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Overall relaxing and welcoming experience. Food is good not fancy but recommended and great service and great locationMore

Thank fhkfong
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Relax and Enjoy! Two of the great things we aim for our customers to experience while visiting the Riverdeck. Along with our fabulous food and picturesque location, we trust our friendly and efficient service is something all our visitors can enjoy. Thank you for dropping...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Always has a terrific breakfast on offer. Great coffee, T2 teas and the eggs are always free-range. This cafe also has the added benefit of a great location and ample space in and outdoors.

Thank Melbrooke890
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

So glad you continue to enjoy our great food, coffee and location. We really love bringing delicious, food, drinks and good friendly service to the many lovely visitors to our area. Thanks for popping in. Cheers Robyn

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on Sunday, the place was busy yet the service was still very quick and attentive. We Ordered fish and chips and a beef burger, and reslly enjoyed them both. Sat outside overlooking the river and park. Next time in Bright we...More

Thank Briony O
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for dropping in. Sunday can be one of our busiest days but we really try to continue our philosophy of great service and timely provision of our meals even on the busiest of days. I am glad we met our goals for you. We...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our breakfast whilst traveling through the region. Place was packed which is always a good sign. Considering not too bad a wait for food. Both coffee and food was great. I didn't get any of the home made treats but looked amazing!More

Thank blackswantraveller
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

We are very happy you enjoyed your time in Bright and especially your visit to the Riverdeck. We can get busy at times but we really endeavour to provide great food and coffee as quickly as we can. We hope you get a chance to...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Café with a lovely view of the river. The deck offered heaters and warm rugs. Coffee good and quick. Didn't try food but it looked good.

Thank gillayres
Robyn S, Owner at Riverdeck Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for visiting our cafe. We are glad you enjoyed our lovely coffee and one of the best outlooks in Bright. We hope you are able to return and enjoy a meal with us soon.

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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 5 - USD 20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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