platform 177 williamstown

Platform 177 is a local cafe in Williamstown across from the road from Williamstown North train station – hence the name.

platform 177 williamstown

It’s a light 2-room spot accented with bright yellow features. I spot a few high c    hairs and there’s plenty of space to park a pram once you move into the second room.

The menu is fairly standard cafe menu fare so I reckon what keeps families returning to Platform 177 is the indoor play area.

platform 177 williamstown

The kids corner has a blackboard, books, toys and miniature table and chairs.

They all keep Baby 2.0 amused until the food arrives – a toasted sandwich from the small kids menu ($4.50) and a stack of pancakes with berry coulis and ice cream (in our case yoghurt) ($12.50).

platform 177 williamstown

The food is decent without being very exciting (and I think the presentation could be improved) with a Greek bent to many of the dishes including their home made spanakopita with Greek salad. The prices are very reasonable compared to other cafes in the area.

platform 177 williamstown

Platform 177’s decent food and indoor play area is a drawcard for local families heading to the station or after playing at the small playground by the station.

For more cafes in Melbourne’s inner west with playgrounds or play areas try Kodama, Lola, Est 1906, Leroys and Duchess of Spotswood.

Click here for more cafes with indoor play areas. 

HOT Tips:

  • Pram access;
  • High chairs;
  • Indoor play area;
  • Kids menu;
  • Standard menu suitable for kids;
  • Close to Williamstown North station;
  • Limited time free street parking.

Platform 177, 177 Ferguson St, Williamstown 03 9397 1130

Mon-Fri 7-3pm

Sat-Sun 8-3pm

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