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“Warm welcome great food”
Review of Vanilla

Vanilla
Ranked #25 of 56 Restaurants in Lithgow
Cuisines: Australian
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Had an hour to kill between trains and needed feeding. Happened across this place and were well looked after. Very accommodating, honest and great value. The fish and chips were superb. We didn't try on this occasion but the cakes looked pretty awesome too!

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Heading up to Massage on Main I was early for my appointment so I decided to have a quick cup of tea and a cake. The cakes were all homemade and reminded me of my childhood days, in this case a very positive experience. The chai tea I had ordered arrived in a proper china tea cup and saucer, with the teapot and milk jug separate, thus allowing me to add in proportion as to how I would like it. My tea cake, freshly homemade, was delightfully presented on a china plate with a serving of cream and strawberry to the side (just in case I didn’t want to splurge on the extra calories) and a cake fork. It reminded me of being back in the ‘60s where presentation was particularly important. To top it off though not only was the presentation spot on but so was the tea and cake, for which there was no rush to get you out the door for the next customer. There were plenty of tables inside aswell as outside the cafe and the service was perfect - there when you needed it but not hovering to grab your plate as soon as you had finished. In fact you could have stayed and read one of the newspapers provided without feeling rushed out. Prices were very reasonable, and hence I took advantage of their service on several occasions whilst in town.

Thank DaRileyFamily
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val m, Owner at Vanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank You so much for your review your very welcome as is everyone to come and have coffee and cake or a meal and sit for as long as you like -

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Menu covers most likes and the food is sufficient and yummy. People are really nice and lovely place to visit

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Thank Margaret H
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val m, Owner at Vanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank You so much for your review - most appreciated - please call again when next in Lithgow.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Food was pretty good, but the coffee was made by young girls who don't really know how to make good coffee.

Thank Ted H
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val m, Owner at Vanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank You Ted H for your review most appreciated .Sorry about your Coffee on the day Please call in to Vanilla Cafe next time your in Lithgow one of my young staff will make you a really good coffee - you see these young people really can make great coffee - maybe our blend of Segafredo Coffee is not quite strong enough for your taste - may need extra shot - Have a great 2018 Please call again .

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Good table service both in setting up for a meal and in clearing. The eggs and bacon dish was tasty with eggs well poached and bacon cooked to perfection. The vegetarian breakfast was also tasty except for the mushrooms which were tinned.....surely it isn't that hard nor expensive to saute some fresh mushrooms to compliment the rest of the good food.

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Thank Olya W
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val m, Owner at Vanilla, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you so much Olya W for your lovely review - But our mushrooms are fresh everyday just call into Coles Lithgow as the Mushrooms we use comes from there - fresh from the fruit and veg each day - cooked with a little butter yes butter not Margarine. So sorry if they look like tin mushrooms but I can assure you they are not . Should have tasted them you would have Known they were fresh not tined.

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