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“One of the better coffees in Lilydale”

The Lilydale General
Ranked #6 of 56 Restaurants in Lilydale
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Lilydale’s local since 2013, the Lilydale General serves AXIL coffee and all day breakfast, brunch & lunch style menu. Our outdoor seating area is dog friendly and perfect for a sunny day. Plenty of parking and a great spot for a bite on your way to and from the Yarra Valley. Look out for our green and white stripes! We also offer evening functions, pick-up catering, phone orders & vouchers. - Mel & The Lilydale General Team
Reviewed 2 August 2021

Would come here more often but a bit of detour from work and with current road works not so appealing detour. Again coffee is good and muffins are great.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Thank Garry B
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Reviewed 7 July 2021 via mobile

Drove by this café many times and finally checked it out with my daughter. We sat outside at a sunny table. Service was friendly and efficient. Our selected food was great and arrived in no time.
All in all very happy.
There is easy street parking and this place can get busy…..try to book to not be disappointed.

Date of visit: May 2021
Thank evolutiontime
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theLilydaleGeneral, Owner at The Lilydale General, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2021

Thanks for the great review. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit with us.
cheers
Glenn and the Team at the Lilydale General

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Reviewed 6 February 2021 via mobile

Had lunch and Axil coffee here yesterday. Friendly helpful staff, good vibe, both indoor and outdoor seating. Food was beautifully presented, didn’t expect that standard. Tasted good. Recommend this place. I had the eggs benny on a rosti, yum!!

Date of visit: February 2021
2  Thank Estev0
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Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

Always good to try a cafe you haven't been to before and this Sunday breakfast was a pleasant surprise.
My friends and I were seated outside, under an umbrella on a warm summers morning. The staff were friendly and helpful and we enjoyed a very good Axil coffee while we went through the menu.
I ordered the Middle-Eastern Feastin and my friends had:
The Vegan General;
Belly Benny and
Scrambled Free Range Yarra Valley eggs.
Everyone enjoyed their meals and scored a solid 4 out of 5 for taste and presentation.
After our meals, I couldn't resist another coffee and even on the way out, I was tempted enough to buy a couple of cakes conveniently displayed at the register.

Date of visit: January 2021
Thank GeoffH1259
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Reviewed 1 January 2021

ordered french toast, was dry not custard like at all, got a smear of mousse & a drizzle of coulis, 1 strawberry (cut in 1/4's), 1 black berry (cut in 1/2), 2 tiny raspberries, 6 flowers. Would prefer a jug of coulis, maple or a dish of mousse instead of flowers.

Date of visit: January 2021
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2  Thank Milligate
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