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Bakehouse Boss

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by Neil Follett (subscribe)
I'm a retired photographer living in Lilydale mainly researching and writing on Australian aviation history. Now writing more on general subjects.
Published February 23rd 2020
You can eat the tarts here
Bakehouse Boss is one of many small bakery-cafes in Mooroolbark.

bakehouse boss sign
It's hard to miss.

They open at 6.30 am for the breakfast trade with the usual breakfast fare.

Their extensive menu includes, pies, pasties and quiches all made on the premises to eat in or take-away.

menu
The menu.

Freshly made sandwiches, focaccias and salads are also available.

cafe interior
The inside dining area.

If you are a coffee and cake addict like me, you are spoiled for choice.

A quick glance at their display cabinets reveals, custard, fruit and lemon meringue tarts, vanilla, peppermint and fruit cake slices. Lamingtons, croissants, and Danish pastries add to your difficulty in choosing.

cake cabinet
Take your pick.

My first visit there I enjoyed my hot coffee and a delightful canoli.

coffee & canoli
Coffee & paradise on a plate.

On another visit, I enjoyed my coffee with a fruit tart. Every visit different tarts, slices and pastries appear. On one visit, I spied some beestings, another of my favourites.

coffee & tart.
Coffee and fruit tart.

Outside the café, the footpath widens making for nice open air dining, complete with large shade umbrellas.

alfresco dining
Very popular.

It is my go-to spot if I'm in Mooroolbark at coffee time.
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Why? It's enjoyable
When: Monday to Friday 6.30 am. to 5.30 pm. Saturday 7.30 am to 4.30 pm.
Phone: 9726-9946
Where: 63 Brice Avenue Mooroolbark. Melways map: 37. G. 12.
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