In 1974 three Dutch brothers began a journey which started Clogs Pizza Castle in Bendigo and was the first free home delivery service in Australia. 1986 saw the Pizza Castle expand and become Bendigo’s first a la carte Restaurant and now with a few aesthetic and concept changes, Clogs is still going strong 45+ years later.
Clogs is still owned and operated by the van Haandel’s and still uses the same dough recipe from the beginning. Most of the original pizzas are even still on the menu. Youngest son Michael has now taken over the operations with his partner Di.
Most recently in 2017 the Clogs building, an iconic Vahland exterior underwent a bold transformation with the exterior being painted a bright energetic mint green to symbolise what Clogs is all about and was shortly followed by a unique and contemporary retro chic interior redesign.
The terrazzo floors, hardwood features and Italian leather banquettes make for a comfortable, fun and slightly Italian feel. Don’t be fooled by the name. Clogs has a diverse yet fun wine list, delicious cocktails and a changing selection of craft beer and cider to compliment a modern Australian/ Italian influenced gastro delight.
Come in and enjoy what we have on offer from 5pm until late every evening.
Enjoy Clogs Eat in, take away or home delivered!
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We will not be reopening the restaurant on June 1, instead we are going to take an extra week to get our new systems in place to ensure we are ready to meet the new government guidelines.
We do of course, have our take away and home delivery menu available 7 days a week.
We will update you as soon as we have an opening date and we can’t wait to welcome you back.
DEAR CLOGS CUSTOMERS,
Goodness, it’s a challenging world right now isn’t it?
We understand that many of you may be feeling a little nervous about coronavirus, and the impact on food, public interactions and your health.
We are here to reassure you that Clogs has already implemented the following precautions for both our restaurant guests and our takeaway clientele.
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