King of the Castle

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King of the Castle was inducted into the Golden Plate Hall of Fame for winning the State Award for Best Unlicensed Cafe three years running 

Judges’ Comments for 2017-2018

When visiting Geelong skip the ring-road and head straight to King of the Castle in Pakington Street. The atmosphere makes this an ideal place to meet and relax with partners or mates, and its a favourite with locals. The coffee is delicious, the menu offers tasty options, it’s got loads of natural light, timber surfaces and concrete floors. But it’s the atmosphere and staff that make a visit to King of the Castle brilliant. The foods and coffees served are just right, the value for money excellent, and the lively team are fun, helpful and engaging. King of the Castle has style that could easily be described as “cool”, but with fun staff and contented customers, this place feels very natural.

Special strengths

Masses of atmosphere, great coffee and light meals, fun and helpful service, and good value for money.

2017 Awards

  • STATE and REGIONAL WINNER Best Unlicensed Cafe Sponsored by The Gordon
  • STATE and REGIONAL WINNER Best Coffee Sponsored by Maxim PR & Marketing
  • FINALIST Best Customer Service Sponsored by European Affair
  • FINALIST Best Value for Money Sponsored by Maxim PR & Marketing

2016 Awards

  • WINNER Best Unlicensed Cafe sponsored by The Gordon
  • FINALIST Best Customer Service sponsored by European Affair
  • FINALIST Harwood Andrews People’s Choice Award sponsored by Harwood Andrew
  • REGIONAL WINNER Best Unlicensed Cafe sponsored by The Gordon
  • REGIONAL WINNER Harwood Andrews Peoples’ Choice sponsored by Harwood Andrews
  • REGIONAL WINNER Best Customer Service sponsored by European Affair
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED Best Coffee sponsored by Maxim PR and Marketing
  • FINALIST Most Outstanding Front of House Person Chanae Cooper sponsored by European Affair
  • FINALIST Best Value for Money sponsored by Maxim PR and Marketing

Previous Awards

  • 2015 – Best Cafe – State Winner
  • 2015 and 2014 – Best Unlicensed Cafe – Regional Winner
  • 2015 – Highly Commended Outstanding Front of House – Jaime Smyle
  • 2014 – Most Innovative Venue – Regional Winner
Pakington Street 24
Geelong West 3218 VIC AU
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Unlicensed Cafe Great coffee and contemporary cuisine Gluten free available Cards accepted: Visa and Mastercard $ Open Mondays to Saturdays 6.30 am to 3.30 pm Sundays 7.30 am to 2.30 pm Street Parking