Eat & Drink | Bad Habits Café

Bad Habits Café, inside The Convent Daylesford, serves breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea… you can enjoy a bite before or after exploring the Convent Gallery and gardens.

The stunning high, glass fronted atrium, striking turquoise walls, peaceful palms and natural light filtering in seduce you as soon as you step inside The Convent Daylesford. 

Enjoy breakfast, lunch
or afternoon tea at
Bad Habits Cafe

The Bad Habit’s Cafe offers a selection of eclectic country fare inspired by the best produce from our favourite local producers. Our menu is updated regularly by our passionate and creative kitchen team and includes daily specials alongside old time favourites.

Open 10am to 4pm,
Thursday to Monday.

Bookings not essential, but advisable.

First time visitor?  Try the calamari or croquettes or pie of the day.
On the next day… Try everything else!

For a special treat, why not book a High Tea?   We do great High Teas.

What are our visitors saying?

“Wow…what a beautiful place to visit, from the gardens to the building. We had the scones at the cafe and they were divine…I was sorry I had to share with hubby! …such a lovely atmosphere inside and the staff are very friendly. would highly recommend. Thank you”
Google review; Bronwyn Hobman, Aug  2022

“Fantastic cafe with excellent food and coffee. Staff are very helpful and kowledgeable, all set in a beautiful location.”
Google review; Wayne Lewis, March 2022

“Absolutely amazing. The staff are so friendly and the service and food is impeccable.”
Google review; Tanya Genovese, June 2022


Did someone say scones?
The Convent is famous for its scones.
It’s true… Come try for yourself.
Two big trays of scones are baked fresh daily.
But don’t leave it too late, most weekends they sell out!

Phone +613 5348 3211

7 Daly Street Daylesford 3460
Victoria Australia

Thursday to Monday 10am-4pm
(Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)

Gallery admission:
Adult: $10, Concession: $8,
Kids U12: $5,  Kids U5: free.


The Convent acknowledges the traditional owners, the Dja Dja Wurrung people, on whose land we meet, share & work.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present & emerging.