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Willis and Anderson, Yarraville – Review

Willis and Anderson enjoys a tree shaded outdoor dining area to the front as well as indoor dining and a covered area which can be closed in winter. On the menu is typical brunch fayre, with a salads, wraps and burgers on the lunch menu. 

Willis and Anderson – The Overview…

Food: Chicken Nourish Bowl, Middle Eastern Chicken Roti Wrap

Ratings:

Food: 4.5/5
Atmosphere: 4.5/5
Service: 4/5
Value: 4/5

The details…

Yarraville local John is the man behind popular Willis and Anderson, an adorable cafe at the end of Yarraville’s Anderson Street.  Well supported by the local community, you’ll usually find this place is always a little busy, no matter what time you visit. Although it enjoyed a name change in recent years, Willis and Anderson has been around to watch Anderson Street grow from a sleepy surburb, to a lively and bustling hot spot – placing themselves at the centre of this transformation and becoming almost a Yarraville landmark! 

Soy Latte - Willis and Anderson Yarraville

By some magic they have managed to create a relaxed and chilled out vibe despite being on a busy corner opposite the car park. During our visit the majority of customers opted to sit outside and make the most of the autumn sun, including us. We chose our food off the lunch menu, going for the chicken nourish bowl and the Middle Eastern chicken wrap with fries. 

Chicken Nourish Bowl - Willis and Anderson Yarraville

The nourish bowl was a nice size with a good balance of salad, chicken and seeds in there. It’s pleasantly colourful, yet we didn’t feel as though things had been added just for the sake of it. Every element added something to the bowl in terms of flavours or textures. The nam Jim dressing was subtle – not too spicy or overwhelming – and it didn’t leave your mouth on fire. The chicken was deceptive. There’s actually a lot of delicious chicken tucked away under the veggies on top once you dig into it. It was a nice protein heavy and filling salad. 

Middle Eastern Roti Wrap - Willis and Anderson Yarraville

The wrap came packed full of Middle Eastern delights. The chicken had a beautiful flavour and we loved the healthy accents of the chickpeas, salad and pumpkin. The feta cheese added a nice creamy moisture to it. Filling, colourful and healthy, this soft, tasty wrap is full of subtle flavours. We paired it with a side of their fries – thin crispy and well flavoured, they are totally worth adding on to any lunch dish. 

Everything else…

Website: http://www.willisanderson.com.au/

Address: 1 Anderson Street, Yarraville

Opening Times: 

Mon         7am to 4pm
Tue          7am to 4pm
Wed         7am to 4pm
Thu         7am to 4pm
Fri           7am to 4pm
Sat          8am to 3:30pm
Sun        8:30am to 3:30pm

Parking:  There’s plenty of short stay car parking nearby. Even on the day we visited when we needed an all day park and there were several roads closed we still parked easily within 5 minutes walk.

Getting here on PT: It’s just a few minutes walk from Yarraville train station.

Willis and Anderson Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Disclaimer: We dined as guests of Willis and Anderson, Yarraville. Reviews are honest and based on our own personal experiences. We cannot guarantee things at a cafe won’t change including, but not limited to, menu items and opening hours, so please confirm any details with the venue before visiting.

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