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Coffee pit stops for your Grampians Road trip

17 Nov 2022

What makes a road trip so interesting are the places you discover along the way… including coffee pit stops! The Grampians region has many charming cafés serving delicious barista coffee.

Whether you’re settling in for a cuppa and a side of cake, or grabbing a quick take-away before heading off to explore the wealth of adventures the Grampians has to offer, there’s a pit stop right for you.

Save this list for your next Grampians road trip.

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Langi Café

Situated on one of the most beautiful vineyards in Australia, Langi Café is the coffee pit stop you won’t want to leave. After tasting award-winning wine at Mount Langi Ghiran’s cellar door, visit their café which overlooks rugged granite cliffs and mountain ranges. In addition to coffee, Langi Café also offers signature cheese and produce platters that hero local produce from across the region.

Take advantage of their Black Friday offer of 20% off site wide at cellar door and online. Excludes gift vouchers, wine club subscriptions and bundle packs

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Dunkeld General Store

Dunkeld General Store is a little hidden gem in the Southern Grampians. It’s worth stopping by for more than just a caffeine hit. Discover everything from the pantry essentials to gourmet delights from local producers, including delicious meats, artisan bread and a curated selection of cheese. We recommend sipping your coffee from a seat outside the shopfront before continuing your adventure.

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Izzy’s Café

Izzy’s Café is a welcoming dine-in and takeaway café in Dunkeld serving a range of delicious home-made treats, pastries and of course, coffee. Visit on your road trip for a cuppa accompanied by a feed of hot pies and sausage rolls , French-style vanilla slice or even a scoop of Timboon ice-cream.

If you, like many, fall in love with Dunkeld’s charm… why not linger a little longer? Rest between destinations at the beautiful bush sanctuary Grampians Retreat. Laze by the pool, watch wallabies graze and enjoy campfire nights under the stars – it’s the ultimate rejuvenation destination.

For a luxurious country retreat, the Royal Mail Hotel offers guests a stay overlooking the stunning Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, just moments from award-winning dining at Wickens or Parker Street Project.

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Grampians Olive Co.

You may not guess this by their name but Grampians Olive Co are also experts in the coffee scene. Aside from producing their own organic olive oil, this family owned and operated olive grove also roast small batch Australian coffee onsite.

Located in Wartook Valley, stop by for an espresso best enjoyed while overlooking the surrounding mountains. Make sure you have room to taste their estate-produced organic olive oils, table olives, artisan vinegars and more.

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Adventure Café Bar

Located in Halls Gap, Adventure Café Bar is a hidden oasis set amongst the natural beauty of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park. Relax under the shaded alfresco space with a revitalising, barista coffee and a homemade dessert to truly embrace the serenity.

If you have time, Adventure Café Bar is conveniently located onsite at Grampians Adventure Golf, a challenging 18-hole course set in beautiful, landscaped gardens. Families and friends will have a ball navigating the twists and turns of each hole.

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Black Panther Café

Black Panther Café is a traditional family-owned café dedicated to providing exceptional service, coffee and food. Set in the picturesque heart of Halls Gap, it’s a one-stop-shop for a much-needed caffeine hit and a bite to eat. The meals here are generous and delicious with dining available indoors or on the sunshine filled outdoor patio. The café is also dog friendly so if you’re travelling with your furry friend it’s worth stopping by.

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The Brambuk Café & Eatery

The Brambuk Café & Eatery is the sister venue to Texas smokehouse inspired restaurant, Flame Brothers Restaurant & Bar. The team behind this café really know good food, drinks and service. The café and eatery are surrounded by stunning views of the Grampians in Halls Gap located at Brambuk: The National Park & Cultural Centre –the best place to learn about Gariwerd’s key cultural sites, unique plants, animals and landscape features. The info centre is located here so it’s a perfect spot to plan your adventures over a coffee.

In addition to great coffee and food, Halls Gap is an ideal base to explore the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, with beautiful walking tracks and waterfalls nearby. To truly experience the area, settle into one of the comfortable accommodation venues on offer.

Sleep amongst the beautiful Australian Bush Land at Pinnacle Holiday Lodge, uncover a natural country retreat at Grampians Pioneer Cottages or settle into a self-contained cabin on 50 acres of lush farmland at Halls Haven Holiday Units.

Stay in a central location to iconic walks, drives and attractions at Sundial Holiday Apartments, D’Altons Studios or Tim’s Place, or escape to elegant, mountain view cabins at DULC.

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Salingers Café

Established in 1861, Salingers Café offers visitors a cosy and eclectic atmosphere within a historic building in Great Western. Here, you’ll be delighted with fresh, barista coffee in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. If you’re looking for something to fill your belly, the delicious dishes at Salingers hero produce sourced straight from the Salingers Kitchen Garden.

Afterwards explore Great Western, the food and wine village of the Grampians, with our guide.