Hydrant Food Hall

Restaurant and Cafe

The Hydrant Foodhall is a leading café destination located within a heritage laneway in the CBD of Ballarat, an easy seven minute walk from the train station.

Surrounded by lush greenery, polished concrete, unique warehouse brick and an original Grinnell sprinkler system, the warehouse holds its own history and will have you wondering where to look next.

Serving an innovative seasonal menu and aromatic house roasted coffee by day, and private functions by night, under the festoon lighting, enjoy dining in a vibrant, yet relaxed atmosphere. The large open space boasts natural light and a relaxed vibe suited for every season with a wood fire and air conditioning.

Immerse yourself in a piece of Ballarat history, admire the restoration of the building from the early 50’s. With easy access for prams and wheelchairs, everyone can come in and enjoy the relaxed vibe, great coffee and delicious food.

Book a table via the website.


Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Bar Family Friendly Non Smoking Online Orders Suitable for Functions Takeaway Available

Meal Types

Breakfast Lunch

Cuisine Types

Bistro/Cafe/Deli Gluten Free Available Healthy Food Modern Australian Seasonal Local Produce Vegan Vegetarian Wine


Fully licensed, No BYO

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access

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