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Widow Twankey's Cafe

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50 Fraser St, Clunes, Victoria 3370, Australia
+61 3 5345 3426
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good61%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“next door” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
50 Fraser St, Clunes, Victoria 3370, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service, fantastic food, fantastic location. Widow Twankey’s is our favourite local cafe and well worth the visit if you’re in Clunes. It’s hard to go past the Belgian hot chocolates (or if you prefer coffee ask for the ‘posh mocha’) and the butter chicken...More

Thank Cory S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We went for lunch with friends and to my amazement they had some gluten-free dishes. I enjoyed a roasted vegetable tart with the best gluten-free pastry I've had in a while. My (non-coeliac) friends all enjoyed toasted sandwiches and other tasty lunch-time fare. We all...More

Thank glutenfreegirl2016
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food with excellent coffee. Service is very good, friendly and polite. Food is simple and to a very good standard. Generous servings at a reasonable price.

Thank deepblue3036
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Don't miss it. Nevermind the name, this place is just what you want. I ordered a cup of tea and it was real leaves, in a pot WITH an extra pot of hot water on the side. Something you rarely see in the Big Smoke....More

Thank Flicstar
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

You expect good country hospitality and this icon of Clunes is certainly no exception. I had already eaten, being vegan I didn't fancy my chances of a hardy breakfast suitable. Wrong!! This place has standard breakfast fare but also a wonderful selection of vegitarian and...More

1  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Yesterday 6th May we went to the Annual Book Show in Clunes, Victoria. We arrived around 1000 and following some family advice headed to 'Widow Twankey's' for a Coffee and Cake prior to starting our wanderings. The service was prompt, good coffee and sensibly priced...More

1  Thank Alan D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had lunch here and everything about it was great. Focaccias, pancakes and thick shakes were all delicious, prices reasonable, and the service was prompt. Thoroughly recommended, and absolutely the best place for a meal in Clunes.

Thank DidsterBenalla
Reviewed 2 February 2017

As regular visitors to Clunes we look forward to the Widow T's for our favourite yummy quiches with espressos, tea, and cold fruit juices. Chilled carafes of water too. The colourful walls create a casual, welcoming atmosphere. Note - if it's busy you may have...More

Thank Clear-Direction
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The name gets me in every time. The food is good and so is the coffee. A large old fashioned lolly shop is next door. Call in next time you pass through Clunes.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is simply the best cafe in Clunes with a very tasty menu, warm-hearted and generous staff and owners and outstanding coffee.

Thank Patrick H
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Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Fraser St, Clunes, Victoria 3370, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Clunes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5345 3426
Email: info@widowtwankeys.com.au

Telephone + 61 3 5345 3426.

Please note that for the first Clunes, Victoria restaurant listing that I recently requested (O'Hara's@Clunes), TA staff incorrectly located it in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) when in fact both O'Hara's and the cafe above are in then historic first Victorian town where gold was discovered in about 1854. Many thanks for your ongoing commitment to accuracy.
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