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Need a caffeine hit on your Grampians adventure? Your guide to the best coffee stops The Grampians Way!

16 Sep. 2019 by Amanda Cochran

No road trip is complete without the quintessential coffee stops and The Grampians Way is no exception! Here are our picks for some of the best stops all around the region. Stay tuned for even more options in our follow up 'coffee spotlight' posts to come!


Salinger's Cafe - Great Western

Offering an all-day breakfast menu and a lunch menu starting at 11:30 am every day. Dine inside the historic building or enjoy the private courtyard. Destination dining with a relaxed vibe and perfect for stops on the Western Highway if you're en route from Ararat to Halls Gap via Stawell.

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Livefast Lifestyle Cafe - Halls Gap

Top-notch coffee and chai tea with all the alternative milk varieties and a seasonal menu with a focus on healthy, locally-grown goodness, soak up the sun on the verandah and chat to the very friendly cockatoos that love to socialise with diners!

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Harvest Cafe and Provedore - Halls Gap

Delicious coffee, a sunny back verandah, modern a la carte menu and choice local provedore. This friendly Halls Gap establishment has long been serving consistently high-quality caffeine solutions accompanied by gourmet house-made nosh.


Koopman's - Dunkeld

Rich St Agni coffee, sunny window seats, stunning southern Grampians views and art everywhere - set up inside a converted garage in the main street of Dunkeld, this popular newcomer boasts a fresh menu in an urban industrial art gallery - very cool! A must-visit en route from the Grampians to Hamilton or South Australia.

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Dunkeld Old Bakery - Dunkeld

Quaint, history-rich bakery with the original woodfired oven, delectable pies and pastries feature on the a la carte menu and all within easy walking distance from the scenic main street of Dunkeld. Break up your trip and grab a takeaway caffeine hit and a chocolate croissant and take a stroll to the park.


Roxburgh House - Hamilton

Historical Hamilton terrace turned coffee haven oozing old-world charm with an open fire for chilly mornings and cool afternoons, mouthwatering woodfire pizzas and local wines.


Cafe Catalpa - Tarrington

Wholesome food, great coffee, and friendly service. The dessert cabinet is always filled with delicious cakes and slices. There is an enclosed courtyard for families to dine whilst the children have space to play. A great stop en route to the southern Grampians from Port Fairy or the Great Ocean Road.

Grampians Olive Co Coffee

Grampians Olive Co. - Laharum

Picturesque olive grove in Laharum now roasting their own coffee beans and making sensational cappuccinos, lattes, and long blacks. Enjoy the deck outside and take in the breathtaking views. Not to be missed stopover with a slight detour if you're en route from Horsham or Halls Gap to Hamilton.