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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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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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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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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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Krimper, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Krimper

Melbourne

Get a dose of Australian architecture and design history alongside your Proud Mary coffee and sophisticated breakfast and lunch options.

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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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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 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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Las Chicas, Balaclava, Victoria, Australia

Las Chicas

Balaclava

Find a spot alongside locals and gourmet tourists in the sunny Las Chicas courtyard for all-day breakfasts so tempting you might just have a second.

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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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Proud Mary, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Proud Mary

Collingwood

Put your faith in Proud Mary and the fancy equipment for a smooth cup o' Joe and a breakfast or lunch that will get you rolling, rolling, rolling.

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Everyday Coffee, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Everyday Coffee

Collingwood

Get a different coffee everyday from the local coffee experts who have compiled a list of frequently updated beans to suit your method of extraction.

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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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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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Little King Cafe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Little King

Melbourne

Hide away from bustling Flinders Street and Federation Square in the Lilliputian haven that is Little King and tuck into home-baked goodies 'n coffee.

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Pope Joan, East Brunswick, Victoria, Australia

Pope Joan

East Brunswick

Pope Joan's is the neighbourhood joint with more; a cosy cafe, bar, casual restaurant showcasing top local ingredients, and a produce store to boot.

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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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Residential Kitchen, Carlton North, Victoria, Australia

Residential Kitchen

Carlton North

Have your faith in fine Italian coffee restored at Residential Kitchen, after being seduced by pillowy pizzas and social half-litre carafes of wine.

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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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Top Paddock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Top Paddock

Richmond

Give thanks to the local producers who have helped Top Paddock deliver their vision from the paddock to your plate, which will surely be licked clean.

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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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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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Rowena Parade Corner Store, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

Rowena Parade Corner Store

Richmond

Take a trip to the Mediterranean via Rowena Parade's huge Santorini feature wall, Turkish toast and giant Greek beans, and old-school café atmosphere.

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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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Twenty & Six Espresso, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Twenty & Six Espresso

North Melbourne

You'll feel just a little bit prettier in Twenty & Six's sweet interior, but you won't seem shallow thanks to the cafe's commitment to sustainability.

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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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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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Cibi Cafe, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cibi

Collingwood

Indulge your inner cibi or child with quirky Japanese odds and ends, plus more grown-up arty design objects, coffee, and simple heart-warming cooking.

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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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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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Waffle On, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Waffle On

Melbourne

Emerge from the Degraves Street subway to the aromas of freshly waffled waffles being churned out to the salivating hordes kerbside at Waffle On.

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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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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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Code Black Coffee, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Code Black Coffee

Brunswick

Eschew the frantic takeaway coffee for the relaxed sip-in experience at Code Black Coffee, with its slick fit-out and and mouth-watering cafe menu.

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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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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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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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Windsor Deli, Windsor, Victoria, Australia

Windsor Deli

Windsor

Hunker down in this snug nook off Chapel Street with old-fashioned comfort food, like boiled eggs with soldiers, sausage rolls and Nana's preserves.

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1000 Bend, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

1000 £ Bend

Melbourne

Buy some art, sip a coffee, write your blog or rent a bike at the hipster heaven of 1000 £ Bend, and be guaranteed that something new will happen.

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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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Cowderoys Dairy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cowderoy's Dairy

St Kilda West

Bring along the kids, the dog and enough time to enjoy the old-school milk bar's family menu and the adjoining park that's fun for kids of all ages.

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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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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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Young Bloods Diner, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Young Bloods Diner

Fitzroy

Take a break from browsing designer everything at Rose Street Artist Market with breakfast, coffee or a cocktail at this cafe with great rooftop views.

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A Minor Place, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia

A Minor Place

Brunswick

Put yourself in a minor place for a majorly good breakfast and velvety coffee or a satisfying lunch and even a cheeky glass of wine in the sunshine.

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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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Creperie Le Triskel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Creperie Le Triskel

Melbourne

Ease into a day of shopping with a long breakfast or pop in for a decadent lunchtime treat of salted caramel crepes with Five Senses Coffee.

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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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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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Babka Bakery, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Babka Bakery Cafe

Fitzroy

Bless bustling Babka for being a bastion of Brunswick Street and continually serving up borscht, blintzes and rustic, freshly baked bread and buns.

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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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