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“Lost its spark”
Review of The Old Zoo Cafe - CLOSED

The Old Zoo Cafe
Cuisines: Australian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Take a seat in the old feeding house of the zoological gardens and be fed in style. If you're lucky, you may be treated to live music under the stars. Great for a romantic dinner... or breakfast.
Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
481 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
“Lost its spark”
Reviewed 13 April 2012

This cafe used to be the best in town, but now with its plastic menus, no daily specials and erratic service its just OK.

Visited April 2012
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Thank MadamJosephine
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just been refurbished”
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Great place to eat tappas. Also a nice place to dress up a bit for a few social drinks. Gets busy some nights

Visited March 2012
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Thank GeneratorGuru
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albany
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Couldn't get enough”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

We loved the squid with paw paw salad!! Service was great and a nice environment

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
Thank cavamebri
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Perth, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Average Breakfast stop”
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Average food, average location and tired facilities. Although we did not go at night when it is a tapas bar.

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
Thank dln3088
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australia
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“not open now....but when it does, dont miss it!”
Reviewed 16 March 2012

it shut jan this year for renos and the chef moved to zeebar. the food and coffe are the same there but the atmostsphere doesnt compare to the old zoo cafe. the zoo is THE BEST in broome for coffee, and brekky (ive tried matso/ cool spot/ CBCR/ lustre/ etc)

Visited December 2011
Helpful?
Thank chelsea6372
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