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Published September 1st 2013
A favourite with the children, a must for the adults
As you enter the waft of freshly made bread and coffee lingers in the air, display cabinets are full with delectable sweet treats and hot almond croissants just out of the oven are resting above the counter and testing willpower. Even the strongest of willpowers will not escape this bakehouse's pulling powers of temptation.
The dining area is rustic with comfortable timber chairs and an open fire place to sit and soak up the atmosphere. Outside under the veranda is a popular spot to sit and while away some time whist watching the happenings of Portarlington.
At the rear of the building is where the children want to be, with playground and trees to hide behind, tables and chairs for mum and dad to relax and watch on whilst sampling some of the bakehouse's treats.
The atmosphere along with the food makes this place a clear winner in my opinion, it's family friendly, has cosy tables for two in front of the fire, is very reasonably priced and across from the beach.
ergh, the food is terrible, the service is lousy, the place is dirty and um...
OK, I'll confess, it is as good as this review and more. In fact, I am surprised this eatery has not won more awards. I just dont want everyone going to my fav bakery because then I will miss out on my favourite treats and I will have to queue for a table.