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Cafes

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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Min Lokal, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Min Lokal

Fitzroy

Make Min Lokal your local and get the daily reward of warm hospitality as well as the claypots, salads, coffee and maybe a jug of Pimms in the sun.

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Cup of Truth, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cup of Truth

Melbourne

Go underground for coffee so smooth you'll never want to get it at street level again, made even better with the addition of morning pastries.

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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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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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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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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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Monk Bodhi Dharma, Balaclava, Victoria, Australia

Monk Bodhi Dharma

Balaclava

Pull up a pew and put away a pourover at Monk Bodhi Dharma, or try tea with the changing menu of vegetarian delights for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Mörk Chocolate, Melbourne, Australia

Mörk

North Melbourne

Offering a true bean-to-cup chocolate experience, the team roast small-batches of cacao out the back using custom-built equipment.

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DOC Deli, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

D.O.C Delicatessen

Carlton

Stocked with the finest Italian artisanal produce, this is the perfect place to find that elusive mozzarella di buffalo or San Danielle prosciutto.

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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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Hortus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Hortus

Docklands

Wander on in for the familiar Seven Seeds blends as well as delicious sandwiches and cakes from Fitzroy's Rustica bakery and Chef Matt Forbes.

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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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Big Mouth, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Big Mouth

St Kilda

Venture inside St Kilda's iconic Big Mouth to discover a restored Art deco interior that mixes modern European food with vintage 'bagman' charm.

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Mr Tulk, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Mr Tulk

Melbourne

Devour books and fine café fare at Mr Tulk, an airy spot named for Melbourne's first state librarian and appropriately attached to the State Library.

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Dead Man Espresso, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Dead Man Espresso

South Melbourne

Hum your own wild west soundtrack, as things never get more dangerous in this lively South Melbourne café than chasing a pour-over with a flat white.

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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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Il Fornaio, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

Il Fornaio

St Kilda

Feel the warmth of Il Fornaio's grass-roots quality before you even try the oven-fresh bread or plethora of sweet and sophisticated bakery treats.

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Bon a Manger, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Bon a Manger

Melbourne

Bust the myth that good things only come to those who wait by zooming in and out of Bon A Manger for fast, healthy and yummy soups, salads and sangas.

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New York Tomato, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

New York Tomato

Richmond

Have your own 'aha' moment when you note this cosy café's situation at the corner of New and York streets, from whence it serves reliably good brunch.

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Dimitris Feast, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Demitri's Feast

Richmond

Challenge your tastebuds to decide between post-Press Club Greek delights, with breakfast the standout along with the changing mural out the front.

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Sugardough, East Brunswick, Victoria, Australia

Sugardough

East Brunswick

Just try to stop at one of Sugardough's sweet tarts, rustic loaves of bread or to-die-for hot chocolates from your perch at the centre communal table.

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Jardin Tan, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Jardin Tan

South Yarra

Stop by Jardin Tan on your next lap of the Tan, during a botanical ramble with friends, or for a long, lazy lunch of dynamic French-Vietnamese fare.

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Black Cat, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Black Cat

Fitzroy

A lounge-room-style cafe by day, this cosy bar gets crowded with DJs and drinkers at night. Its beer garden is seriously coveted real estate.

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Brother Baba Budan, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Roberto Seba

Brother Baba Budan

Melbourne

Have your caffeine and drink it too in a café named after a legendary coffee smuggler, where chairs hang high and the beans are roasted with pedigree.

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Operator 25, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Operator 25

Melbourne

Purveyor of specialty coffee from Code Black Coffee Roasters, open daily for breakfast, lunch and everything in between, Operator 25 answers your call.

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Duchess of Spotswood, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia

Duchess of Spotswood

Spotswood

Take a gastronomic journey around Victoria by virtue of the relentlessly local ingredients prepared by the Duchess and co on show in the open kitchen.

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The Breakfast Club, Northcote, Victoria, Australia

The Breakfast Club

Northcote

Pay homage in an edible way to the 80s classic film from the cosy kitschy café of the same name, where the menu is typecast and the coffee great.

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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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