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“Heaven for cake lovers ”

The Hatter And The Hare
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Bayswater
Price range: AU$20 - AU$35
Description: The Hatter & the Hare is a food emporium like no other. Situated in the midst of Bayswater’s industrial strip on Scoresby Road, it is a café, patisserie and event venue, offering a variety of gastronomic experiences that inspire patrons to unleash their wild imaginations.
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Description: The Hatter & the Hare is a food emporium like no other. Situated in the midst of Bayswater’s industrial strip on Scoresby Road, it is a café, patisserie and event venue, offering a variety of gastronomic experiences that inspire patrons to unleash their wild imaginations.
Reviewed 5 June 2022 via mobile

Visited on Saturday with my daughter's and two grandchildren. Wow didn't know where to look first. Seated quickly even though it was busy. We booked so this helped.
I love cakes and it's a wonderland of cakes.
Started with savoury items
Eggs,bacon sour dough bread. Others had more interesting dishes. Coffees.
Latte cappuccino ect.
Cakes to go.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Camille B, Marketing at The Hatter And The Hare, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2022

Hi Bonesi, thank you for visiting The Hatter and The Hare and for the fantastic feedback. We're glad to know that you had a wonderful experience. We appreciate that you loved the cakes, drinks and your food. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 August 2021 via mobile

The restaurant was quite busy and the staff were all very pleasant and professional. The food, particularly the cakes, look magnificent. Unfortunately I found that the taste did not match the looks. The pastry in my tart was so hard that I could not cut it with a knife.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Camille B, Marketing at The Hatter And The Hare, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2021

Hi, thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your feedback and have passed this on to our Pastry Kitchen team. We take great pride in our cakes and food and want to know if anything is unsatisfactory. If you have any further details to share with us, please email us at wonderland@hhcafe.com.au so that we can look into this further for improvement. We hope that you will visit us again with all that we have to offer stay safe!

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Reviewed 2 July 2021

Chaos getting into the restaurant with lines of people reminiscent of a city nightclub. Parking atrocious.
But the food is the real problem; virtually nothing on the menu that is appetising; a mish-mash of colours and flavours that clash in every respect. All gimmick!
Avocado mashed with an assortment of peas, olives, chickpeas on stale Turkish bread at $26,00 a pop. Inedible.
And the noise factor with a thumping backbeat sealed the deal.
Never again; so disappointing.

Date of visit: July 2021
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2  Thank Glitzy47
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Camille B, Marketing at The Hatter And The Hare, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2021

Hi, thank you for reaching out to us as we appreciate your feedback and have passed this onto our team to look into. We sincerely apologise that your experience did not meet your expectations. We are always keen to hear about ways we can improve on our service and offerings. We want to make sure that we provide great menu experience to our customers. We hope that you will visit us again for an improved experience with all that we have to offer.

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Reviewed 26 June 2021

To be fair the food is great when you get it. But parking is atrocious. As is service. After 45 minutes we inquired about where our meals were. Were told the waiter had gone on a break and forgotten to put in the order. They came after this. We were just about to order a cake but were told we didn't have time left on our sitting. Not our fault! Decided to get a cake to take away. Waited and waited. The girl who served us at the register kept serving people. After waiting for another 15 minutes I asked who was getting the cake. She was supposed to take the order and get it. Which was why we were still waiting. Never again. Despite the good food and novel concept. Service needs to match the good food. I won't go back or recommend. Not worth the aggravation.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Camille B, Marketing at The Hatter And The Hare, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2021

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us this review and for your honest feedback. We sincerely apologise that your experience did not meet your expectations. Thank you for being patient during this circumstance and we are glad that you loved the food that we offer. We will pass this onto our team to make sure we are able to provide improved service. We still hope you visit us again for an improved experience with all that we have to offer!

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Reviewed 23 May 2021

My 1st visit & this wonderful venue did not disappoint. Excellent variety of food & beverages. A real shame they are not open for dinner too. Service was friendly & efficient. A lovely setting with an open & airy feel. I will certainly be returning & hope next time to be able to try their amazing deserts as well as a main meal. The desert display is a "showstopper".

Date of visit: May 2021
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1  Thank Fiona R
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Camille B, Marketing at The Hatter And The Hare, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2021

Hi Fiona, thank you so much for this great 5-star review and feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed visiting and we hope to see you back at the café again soon!

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