The Fat Cow Food Co

The Fat Cow Food Co

The Fat Cow first opened its doors in 2011 and has since become a meeting place for locals and tourists alike. New owners in March 2017 have maintained the casual, yet eclectic vibe of the café and the ethos of the food has remained the same – it’s wholesome, it’s fresh and it’s all made here!

We pride ourselves on only using fresh, quality ingredients and food items are cooked daily on the premises. Our breakfast and lunch menus list the Fat Cow favourites, such as pies, vegie frittatas and burgers, whilst our ever-changing specials board lists seasonal offerings and modern flavour combinations.

Timboon is a vibrant community with a diverse range of local producers and quality food. We do our best to support the local community and where possible, we offer our customers organic, free range, sustainable and locally sourced food products.

Whilst exploring the region of Timboon and the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail, be sure to pop in to the Fat Cow and say Hi!


We like to drink good coffee. So naturally, we ensure that’s what you get at the Fat Cow.

As well as the usual suspects, there’s Iced Coffee, Prana Chai and Tea & Scandal blends on the menu. A selection of cold drinks, fresh juices and milkshakes are also available. 

The Fat Cow is open for breakfast, lunch, coffee & cake, Monday to Friday. Feel free to join us at the timber communal table, grab a stool at the window bench or gather around a table with your family and friends. You’re welcome to join us anytime, but we encourage you to make a booking for large groups. Please contact us on 5598 3177.


Don’t feel like cooking tonight? Or perhaps you prefer to enjoy your lunch in the local park? All of our menu items are available takeaway, ready to eat or provided so you can heat and serve at home. The Fat Cow offers take away food that’s fresh and nutritious…or you can skip the nutritious idea and go straight for the cheesecake!

Local businesses are welcome to call through an order for pick up at lunch time.

We also offer a range of take home goods from the quality producers that we feature on our menu, such as La Madre bread, Schultz Organic Dairy products, Prana Chai tea, Apostles Whey Cheese and Timboon Honey. Other items such as grains and pulses, olives, oils, preserves and handmade ceramics are also available.


The Fat Cow offers catering services in house and off site.

For day time, a range of cold and hot food options are available for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea catering. Delivery to the site or local businesses can be arranged.

In the evening, the Fat Cow is available for your function needs. A menu can be tailored to your requirements and wait staff are available for service if required.

The Fat Cow venue is available to hire for evening gatherings of 20 or more. You will be provided with a private, yet relaxed atmosphere, with the same great food and service you receive at the Fat Cow by day. Food and beverage packages are available, or speak to our chef Jimmy to create a personalised menu.

Delicious, fresh and friendly

Next time we are visiting the 12 rocks we will make the detour for breakfast. This is probably the best place in the Timboon/Port Campbell area. We love what you are doing (cool retro high hair too). Thanks. - Grafton H

LOVEEEEEEEEE The big fat cow

An un-assuming place from the outside. We didn't expect much from a cafe in the middle nowhere. The motel we stayed at the night before recommend this place, and boy were they right. Probably the best pie I have ever eaten. Just so fresh. - Lewie P

Superb food!

It might be a little way off the beaten path, but we enjoyed lunch so much that we bought dinner as a take-away as well. Fantastic food, fresh and tasty. And the proprietors were friendly and welcoming as well. - WestAussie_54

An Asian twist for stopover lunch

Our party of 13 stopped over at The Fat Cow for lunch on our Great Ocean Road trip. A delightful place serving a mix of pies, burgers, pastries, and some Asian food. Overall, a great experiences when wrapped with the friendly service of the owner. - Phoon KH

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