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Zest Cafe Bar Restaurant

369 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald, Victoria 3782, Australia
+61 3 5968 2500
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  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“egg breakfast” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
369 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald, Victoria 3782, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Zest a couple of times for brunch and really enjoyed it. The food is great and all the wait staff are very friendly. We'll definitely be back. Zest is a winner!

1  Thank jeannieduggan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy their food. Smashed avo and baby beetroot salad are my go too’s. Friendly service and reasonably priced. All though their takeaway coffee sizes could improve but definitely not something that will stop me going here! Must visit!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Nice place......... went for a light lunch today and was not disappointed! Menu options for lunch @ $9.99 there was a good choice of fresh sandwiches or wraps, I chose a chicken wrap and it was, nice, fresh and tasted delicious. The coffee was good...More

Thank DinnersLate
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

What a great little find, travelled up there on recommendation and weren’t disappointed. Terrific menu, welcoming staff. The food was great give the calamari a try it was yummy and the tea was hot and delicious. Give this place a try I know I’ll be...More

1  Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Welcoming service - staff always greet you with a smile 😊 Tasty breakfasts, delicious fresh juices, great coffee and cakes ! Indoor and outdoor dining. Easy for cyclists and dog friendly 😊

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for a coffee and ordered a large cappuccino takeaway the coffee was just hot and the large size wasn't that large and not a strong coffee flavour.

Thank Markfrogman
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Visited with family, friendly and nice place but I resent being given a 'large ' coffee that is smaller than what most places would consider a medium, and the food was extremely average (quinoa and pumpkin salad - pumpkin undercooked). My ham cheese and tomato...More

Thank gemstar27
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This is a favourite haunt for good coffee and great breakfast! Last week I decided to try the mushroom dish from the vegan selection...it was delicious !! Paired with a house specialty 'summer greens' juice it was a great way to start the weekend 😊...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Always delicious, great service and superb coffee. Well priced and easy parking across the road. My favourite brunch place in Emerald.

Thank Belinda D
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Popular eatery. Many contemporary meals but some with a slight twist but works well. generous serves & good service

Thank mikecallaghan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald, Victoria 3782, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Emerald
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5968 2500
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Zest is a vibrant new cafe in the beautiful hills of Emerald, Victoria. Combining a modern and industrial design, Zest offers a warm, relaxed atmosphere. We offer an extensive all-day breakfast menu, as well as lunch items with a large variety of cakes.
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