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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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Ceres Cafe, Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia

CERES Cafe

Brunswick East

Stock up on carbon credits by dodging the mall and heading to CERES, Brunswick's own ecological theme park with a feel-good café to whet your whistle.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Heartattack and Vine, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Heartattack and Vine

Carlton

Choose tasty morsels from the chalkboard cicchetti menu and tipples from the Italian-leaning wine list at this compact Lygon Street wine bar and cafe.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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League of Honest Coffee, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The League of Honest Coffee

Melbourne

Fan of single origin but tired of the attitude? Dust off the morning cobwebs with a caffeine fix from the fine folk at The League of Honest Coffee.

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Jungle Juice, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Jungle Juice

Melbourne

Squeezing into Jungle Juice might not be easy, but it's worth it for a filling bagel or bowl of soup, a fancy coffee, and naturally, a fresh juice.

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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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Cafe Rosamond, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

Cafe Rosamond

Collingwood

Ditch conventional din-dins for Pierre Roelofs' unique three-dessert dinner, or just coffee and lunch at the tiny Fitzroy café that's hugely popular.

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Pellegrini's, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Pellegrini's

Melbourne

Do your bit to ensure Pellegrini's gets to its centenary as it's a known fact Melbourne would be poorer without its charm and comforting Italian food.

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Earl Canteen, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Earl Canteen

Melbourne

Say goodbye to sacrificing quality for speed at Earl, where the sandwiches are restaurant quality, the coffee is fine and the service is super fast.

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The Pound, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

The Pound

South Yarra

Mop your brow in solidarity with the hardworking coffee machine and get strength from the 'train smash' breakfast or the multicultural wrap for lunch.

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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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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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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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Fandango, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Fandango

North Melbourne

Take a book, or better, a friend to Fandango, a home-away-from-home where the blankets are snug, the service welcoming, and the coffee cockle-warming.

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Three Bags Full, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia

Three Bags Full

Abbotsford

You'll be ordering one for the master and one for the dame as well after sampling Three Bags Full's sacred coffee and menu of familiar favourites.

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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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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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