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Melbourne is the coffee capital of Australia. In the CBD, the cobblestoned laneways are filled with the aroma of espresso coming from a myriad of cafes. Further afield, Richmond, St Kilda, Fitzroy, South Melbourne and Prahran also offer great cafe strips, with a more laid-back feel.

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Lux Bite, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

LuxBite

South Yarra

Conjure your own descriptions of the macarons being created by the artisan chefs on-site at LuxBite, and return often to sample the changing flavours.

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Patricia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Patricia

Melbourne

Stand around with a serious but simple brew. The coffee here, from Seven Seeds, Proud Mary and Market Lane, comes three ways: black, white and filter.

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Brunetti's, Carlton, Victoria, Australia

Brunetti

Carlton

Lift your jaw off the floor after entering Brunetti's sparkling marble and brass emporium for everything from coffee, cake, gelati, pizza or dinner.

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Sensory Lab, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Sensory Lab

Melbourne

Give your coffee fix a scientific twist in the David Jones ground floor laboratory, where the baristas wear white coats and the coffee is no joke.

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Federal Coffee Palace, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Federal Coffee Palace

Melbourne

Hark back to a gilded age when coffee palaces ruled Melbourne, with the modern touches of FCP's swish breakfast, snacks and of course, updated coffee.

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Wall Two 80, Balaclava, Victoria, Australia

Wall Two 80

Balaclava

Hit the wall that's been a southside institution for a decade, serving morning coffee and eggs to bleary commuters and vino on a Friday arvo.

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Mario's, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Marios

Fitzroy

Mix it up with an all day breakfast - for dinner - at Marios, where strictly straight up coffee and great people watching are all the go.

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Auction Rooms, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Auction Rooms

North Melbourne

You can't bid on the furniture, but the warmly industrial setting, coffee buzz and full stomach will make you feel like you made the winning bid.

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Cafe Segovia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cafe Segovia

Melbourne

Let Segovia's lasting reputation do the talking as you get on with the business of eating fine modern food with European styling down an edgy laneway.

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Small Block, East Brunswick, Victoria, Australia

Small Block

Brunswick East

Settle down on a wooden crate and pick the East Brunswick locals from the cross-town tourists as you savour your morning coffee and hearty brunch.

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Flipboard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Flipboard

Melbourne

Designed by Martin Heide and Megg Evans, this three tiered cafe makes use of every inch of space above, below and around the central staircase.

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Yellow Bird, Windsor, Victoria, Australia

Yellow Bird

Windsor

Bop to the beat of the rock 'n' roll soundtrack at Chapel Street's indie-est hangout, featuring terrific coffee, beaut burgers, and vintage couches.

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Baker D. Chirico, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Baker D. Chirico

Carlton

From the striking interiors and designer packaging to the carefully crafted bread, everything about Baker D. Chirico shouts, 'I Love What I Do'.

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Mart 130, Middle Park, Victoria, Australia

Mart 130

Middle Park

Just try making up your mind from a breakfast menu boasting all the well-made favourites, served up in the station master's building at tram stop 130.

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Captains of Industry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Captains of Industry

Melbourne

Get a haircut and have a coffee all while getting measured for a bespoke suit. This is a one-stop shop for real gentleman. Grandfather would approve.

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Cafe Vue, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cafe Vue

Melbourne

Feel the satisfaction of tucking into a packed lunch like Mum used to make, only insurmountably better since it comes from the Vue de Monde stable.

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Spoonful, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spoonful

Prahran

The seasonal menu here adds an international twist to breakfast classics; lunch brings salads, tarts, terrines and curries to the table.

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Friends of Mine, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Friends of Mine

Richmond

Meet old mates and make new friends over early coffees, later wines and the scrumptious organic and regional produce at this bright Richmond café.

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Miss Jackson, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Miss Jackson

St Kilda

Soak up the St Kilda sun with a caffeine hit in Miss Jackson's courtyard and indulge in the bayside suburb's tradition of a languorous all-day brunch.

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Clement, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Clement

South Melbourne

Discover this jewel for coffee lovers, located in South Melbourne Market. Stop by for a memorable specialty coffee using locally roasted beans.

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St Edmonds All Day Eatery, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

St Edmonds All Day Eatery

Prahran

Eat all day as the name commands in St Edmonds' converted garage where the coffee is invigorating, the beer is on tap, and the courtyard is awaiting.

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Gelateria Primavera, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Gelateria Primavera

Melbourne

Out the front of Spring Street Grocer, propped up against City Wine Shop, Gelateria Primavera is making waves in ice cream and coffee.

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Tomboy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Tomboy Cafe

Collingwood

Savour sustainable, seasonal and local breakfasts, brunches and lunches that are topped off perfectly with a coffee and an in-house baked delight.

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Monsieur Truffe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Monsieur Truffe

Collingwood

Monsieur Truffe has earned its reputation with cocoa slabs, delicious truffles and delectable drinking chocolate from exotic places.

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Coffee Darling, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

Coffee Darling

South Yarra

Pronounce your darling with a drawl and you'll fit right in at this South Yarra institution, where the coffee and brunch are as glam as the regulars.

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Switchboard Cafe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Switch Board Cafe

Melbourne

Squeeze into the storage cupboard (or rather the shop window across the hall) and experience Switchboard's unique charm as well as fabulous coffee.

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Grigons & Orr, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Grigons & Orr

North Melbourne

Snuggle under a crocheted blanket at a table outside Grigons & Orr, nursing your coffee in a Nana cup and yearning for milk bars of yesteryear.

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19 Squares, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Nineteen Squares

St Kilda

Order the 'world-famous' chicken sandwich or choose the one-pot wonders and pass time by browsing the antique spoons and eclectic seating options.

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My Sister Says, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

My Sister Says

Port Melbourne

Catch some sun on the communal outside table, tuck into a hearty breakfast at the bar, or fight for a spot among the cluster of cosy inside seats.

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Crafternoon Cafe, Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Crafternoon Cafe

Carlton North

This cafe-and-craft-corner has a menu of creative options including collage, and puppet and badge making, along with breakfast, lunch and sweet treats.

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Tom Thumb, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Tom Thumb

Melbourne

The secret's in the blend at this pop-up cafe - Kris Wood (Clement) on coffee, modern-Brit chef Andrew Gale on food and sweet treats by Matt Forbes.

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The Final Step, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Final Step

South Yarra

Take a man with a passion for coffee, a woman with a love of pastry; add some South Yarra style and some live piano and you have a recipe for success.

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Hardware Societe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Hardware Societe

Melbourne

Go Euro with traditional pastries, petit tapas and tantalizing sweet treats at this compact French–Spanish city eatery at the end of Hardware Lane.

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A Little Bird Told Me, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

A Little Bird Told Me

Melbourne

Perch at the window, take in the Scandinavian aesthetic, and enjoy speciality coffee, cakes and fine hospitality from seasoned barista Caleb Heaney.

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Crue Coffee Lounge, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

Crue Coffee Lounge

South Yarra

Be spoiled by the committed crew at Crue, who are as fussy about their single origin beans as they are about the runny yolks in their eggs benedict.

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The Pint of Milk, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Pint of Milk

Newport

Pop into this cute, converted milk bar in the heart of the Western Suburbs that has captured the hearts of young lovers, hipsters and families alike.

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Journal, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Journal

Melbourne

Enjoy an 'intellectual' date of highbrow chat and down-home cooking amid the bookish atmosphere at Journal, where it's ok to eat, drink, and talk.

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Amsterdam Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Amsterdam Street Cafe

Richmond

Dart in between the motor body repair shops to the café with the red façade for a knock-out cup o' joe, brekky burrito and Richmond backstreet charm.

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Orange, Windsor, Victoria, Australia

Orange

Windsor

Give in to the temptation to spend the whole day at Orange, a relaxed European-style bistro by day that transforms into a late-night wine bar.

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De Clieu, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

De Clieu

Fitzroy

Allow plenty of time for just soaking up the atmosphere at De Clieu, made better by the thoughtful food options and of course, house roasted coffee.

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The Premises, Kensington, Victoria, Australia

The Premises

Kensington

Soak up the lamp-lit glow and other homely touches, as well as good coffee and a menu chock full of locally sourced ingredients, served big and small.

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Kinfolk, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Kinfolk

Melbourne

Sit down for a coffee and seasonal cuisine and help save the world at this social enterprise that distributes its profits to development projects.

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Batch Espresso, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Batch Espresso

St Kilda

Go just a little bit Kiwi over superb coffee, all-day brunches and drink, chocolate and booze that all hail from the 'land of the long white cloud'.

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Postal Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Postal Hall

Melbourne

Hold court at the Postal Hall in the old Australia Post HQ, franking nothing but superlative coffee and crunchy fresh baguettes, panini and focaccia.

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Degraves Espresso Bar, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Degraves Espresso Bar

Melbourne

Never tire of the prototypical 'Melbourne cafe', with its laneway location, old-world charm and uncompromising coffee for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Le Belle Miette, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

La Belle Miette

Melbourne

Pick up a box of dainty French treats from La Belle Miette, purveyor of specialty macarons presented in boxes as tempting as the delicacies inside.

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Birdman Eating, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Birdman Eating

Fitzroy

Kick your day off with a breakfast Bloody Mary and regroup sufficiently to enjoy Gertrude Street people watching and grown-up dishes like duck confit.

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Ray's Cafe, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia

Ray's Cafe

Brunswick

Pay your respects to Ray's, the tiny café that was at the vanguard of Melbourne's coffee movement, where the coffee remains as reliable as ever.

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Di Bella Roasting Warehouse, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Di Bella Roasting Warehouse

North Melbourne

Sign up as a bona fide espressophile and learn everything from bean appreciation to getting the most out of home coffee machines. Plus a good brew.

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Did you know?

On average, Melbourne imports 30 tonnes of coffee beans each day – enough to make 3 million daily cuppas.


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