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Cafe Stepping Stone Dickson

basque cheesecake available to order
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The perfect spot to indulge in locally sourced, seasonal, housemade meals and baked goods. Influenced by Asian, Middle Eastern and South American heritage and travels. As well as vegan and gluten-free friendly.

Cafe Stepping Stone is a work integration social enterprise cafe that employs and trains migrant and refugee women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds through an innovative vegetarian kitchen located in Dickson, Canberra.

Cafe Stepping Stone is a community-driven business that seeks to maximise its social impact while minimising its environmental footprint.

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9 Hawdon Place, Common Ground, Dickson, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 7 reviews

“A wonderful country feel with great wholesome food.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 8mos ago by alexander-CBR

The food a Cafe Stepping Stone is excellent, with a lovely homemade welcoming feel. Amazing vegetarian food with Gluten Free options and really great locally pressed coffee. To top it off, the view...

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“Vegetarian delights in artistic surroundings”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by GayleJP

This cafe within the grounds of an artist’s collaborative is well worth a visit. Interesting vegetarian meals - loved my pea and kale fritters. Went with a group of friends, service was friendly and...

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“Delicious food & drinks”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by Allisdelicious

Our large group staggered in to Stepping Stone after hiking the Shepherd's Walk. The Stepping Stone staff provided us promptly with such healthy choices of food that were beautifully presented...

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  • Asian
  • Australian
  • Beverage
  • Brunch
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Halal
  • Healthy Food
  • Indian
  • International
  • Middle Eastern
  • Organic
  • Pizza or Wood fired Pizza
  • Seasonal Local Produce
  • South American
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Woodfired Cooking
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • BYO Available
  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Suitable for Functions
  • Gallery / Museum
  • Lawn / Gardens
  • Live Music
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Takeaway Available
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point
  • Under $20
  • Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.