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Find the brunch you crave:

Abbotsford:
The Farm Cafe – “A great brunch for the parents and a great day for the kids”
Three Bags Full
– “Melbourne’s best made cookies – worth the travel wherever you are”

Albert Park:
Kamel – “If you go, make sure you select a Middle-Eastern brunch. Don’t play it safe.”
Taste of Melbourne (temporary) – “Looking forward to Tasting 2013″
The Petty Officer – “A unique take on corn fritters”
Truman - “Mouth watering Napoli sauce”

Alphington:
APTE – “Best of both worlds for sweet lovers”

Armadale:
Coin Laundry – “The perfect addition to Armadale that will fill your belly with good food and great coffee”
Gardiner & Field – “Cafe worth watching… definite up and comer. Suitable for pairs – not groups”

Ascot Vale:
Reverence – “Beautiful coffee”

Balaclava:
Las Chicas – “Mexican inspired brunch”

Bawlyn:
Snow Pony – “A quality cafe in the Eastern suburbs, delivering your favourite fresh dishes”

Bentleigh East:
The Merchants Guild – “High quality, exciting brunch for the south-eastern suburbs”

Brighton:
Olie & Ari – “The perfect balance between trendy and family friendly”
Omar and the marvellous coffee bird
 (Gardenvale) – “Healthy food and big portions”
The Little Ox – “Unique spin on the common brunch menu”
The Royal Brothers – “Must try burgers if you’re on the south side”

Brunswick:
Code Black Coffee – “Worthy of taking the charge as Melbourne’s best brunch”
Lux Foundry -“A personable cafe with an exciting menu that delivers great food”
Tom Phat-“An Asian inspired brunch”

Brunswick East:
Pope Joan – “Creative and inspirational menu”

Canterbury:
The Maling Room – “Highly skilled baristas serving up a dose of incredibly mastered coffee blends”

Carlton:
Cafe BU – (Carlton North) – “A hidden coffee gem to please the people of Carlton North”
Seven Seeds – “You’ll be hard pressed to spot eggs on this menu”
St Ali North – (Carlton North) – “A refreshed version of St Ali for the North side – something old and something new”

CBD:
Broadsheet Cafe – (temporary – 24 Crossley St) – “Showcases Melbourne’s top coffee talent”
Bowery to Williamsburg – (16 Oliver Ln) “Three types of Shakshouka eggs in a New York inspired cafe – no need to say anything more”
Cacao Lab – (Drivers Lane) – “An excellent venue for a workday lunch – fast, efficient and delicious”
Cumulus Inc – (45 Flinders Ln) – “Lovely pit-stop for your morning coffee”
De Mad Hatter – (747 Collins St) – “Delicious breakfast options for those in the area”
Filter By Small Batch – (555 Collins St) – “A must try venue, with quick turnaround on great food and coffee”
Grand Hyatt - (123 Collins St) – “Amazing venue – perfectly matched with elegant, timeless tableware to celebrate your next milestone”
Grain Store – (517 Flinders Ln) – “A high quality brunch at an unsuspecting city location”
Hardware Societe – (120 Hardware St) – “Our top pick in town”
Henry and the Fox – (525 Collins St) – “Beautiful brunch stop for a sunny day”
Hortus x Seven Seeds – (131/141 Habour Esplanade Docklands) – “Great place for a quality coffee and some snacks”
Krimper – (20 Guildford Ln) – “The CBD’s latest little treasure”
Long Shot – (727 Collins St) – “Enter a cafe in Docklands worthy of visiting”
Operator 25 – (25 Wills St) – “Incredibly light Australian-Asian fusion dessert – a must have Spring delight!”
Pei Modern – (45 Collins St) – “Good food, service and coffee on the Paris end of Collins Street”
Manchester Press – (8 Rankins Ln) – “Bagel-icious”
Movida Terraza – (closed, now Paco’s Tacos) – “An authentic Spanish Brunch”
Pei Modern – “Good food, service and coffee on the Paris end of Collins Street”
Rue & Co – “Final Thought: “A coffee and toast pick-up ritual that is not to be missed”
Sensory Lab – (297 Little Collins St) – “An excellent mid-CBD coffee stop”
Sunny Boy – (Gurners Lane) – “Affordable, tasty, quick breakfasts with excellent service. Locally sourced ingredients to ensure freshness”
Toby’s Estate – (325 Flinders Ln) – “A refreshing brunch option for the Flinders Street side of the city”
The Tuck Shop – (500 Bourke St) – “Quality food for eating on the run”
Thousand £ Bend – (361 Lt Lonsdale St) – “A low-rent version of St Jeromes Cafe”

Coburg:
The Post Office Hotel – “Killer orange and vanilla brûlée”

Collingwood:
AllPress – “An authentic getaway brunch spot in the midst of Collingwood”
Huxtaburger – “Brioche buns as light as clouds”
Proud Mary -“Beautiful ricotta hotcakes – a must try on their menu”
Rockwell and Sons – “Best chili roasted pumpkin seeds in town – matched with great burgers”
SoJo – “Family-friendly with a relaxed atmosphere”
Storm in a Teacup – “An exciting place to try out different ways to use tea”

Daylesford:
Wombat Hill House –  “Known for great pizza and boutique beers”

Docklands:
Hortus x Seven Seeds – “Quality coffee can be found in the Docklands”

Elsternwick:
Goat House Cafe Roastery – “Group brunches for a unique coffee blend”
Tiffanys on Tennyson – “Community cafe with a standard brunch menu”

Elwood:
The Dining Haul – “Nice, but not amazing. Better for dinner”

Fitzroy:
Addict – “Decadent and well-priced lunch options”
Alimentary – “The modern deli”
Arcadia
- “Fantastic dishes with a relaxed environment”
Birdman Eating – “Excellent food concepts”
Breakfast Thieves – “No fuss, good quality meals with a twist”
De Clieu – “Assemble-yourself-and-share brunch option with amazing coffee”
Guerilla Espresso – “Small venue serving beautiful coffee and delicious brunch”
Hammer & Tong 412 – “Exceptional execution – will not disappoint”
Industry Beans – “More coffee than you can poke a stick at”
Konjo – “An authentic Ethiopian experience”
Little Creatures Dining Hall – “Best for a late brunch – a breakfast pizza and a beer would be just perfect!”
N2 Extreme Gelato – “Exciting flavours and deeply rich gelato”
Placeholder – “Great coffee for a quick step in”

Fitzroy North:
Annoying Brother – Final thought: “Laid back environment”
The Green Grocer – (closed, Now Sixteen83) – “Simple, organic food with a cheeky twist”

Flemington:
Social Roasting Company – (closed, now Streat) “Consistently excellent brunch”
STREAT- “Brunch for a good cause”

Footscray:
Footscray Milking Station – “Home away from home in Footscray”
Guerilla Espresso – “Small venue serving beautiful coffee and delicious brunch”
Konjo – “An authentic Ethiopian experience”
Olympic Doughnuts – “A Footscray institution”

Hawthorn:
Axil Coffee Roasters – “Amazing affogato – creamy , strong and smooth with ice cream”
Goldilocks – “Setting the brunch standard for Hawthorn East”
Hello Sailor -“Beautiful baked eggs and Noisette bread available for purchase”
Liar Liar – “An excellent execution of a unique fritter experience”
Porgie + Mr Jones – “Beautiful smashed avocado”

Kensington:
Fifty-Six Threads – “Mixed results – some improvements to be had, but there are some seriously outstanding elements to be enjoyed”
The Premises - “French toast worth dying for…”

Kew:
115 Grill & Brewhouse –  “The perfect man-date: good beer, good food and great matches”
Cru – “A gorgeously fresh fruit salad for the Summer months”

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport:
Cafe Vue – “A touch of luxury at Melbourne’s International Airport”

Middle Park:
Mart 130 – “Excellent corn fritters”

Mulgrave:
Griffiths – “Griffiths coffee factory revealed”

Newport:
The Pint of Milk - “Beautifully plated brunch”

Northcote:
Red Door Corner Store – “The perfect combination of old vs. new”
Two by Two – “Cinnamon pancakes with fresh honeycomb are ridiculously delicious”

North Melbourne:
Auction Rooms – “The new weekend menu offers the best of the old world and a taste of the new”
Di Bella’s Coffee Warehouse – “Best Calamari and Salad”
Fandango – “Quiet achiever that could take on the big guns. A must try.”
Twenty & Six Espresso –  “A promising alternative to a North Melbourne brunch”

Pascoe Vale
Jack & Daisy – “A kid-safe cafe”

Port Melbourne:
Balderdash – “Good coffee, good food”
The Graham Hotel – “Amazing steak that rivals Station Hotel”
Noisette – “Amazing custard beignets and sourdough”
My Sister Says – “Great for a sweet tooth- cupcake shaped friands are a must try”

Prahran:
From on High - “Homely, local cafe”
Hobba – “Simple, delicious food that won’t break the bank”
ICE – (closed now Third Wave Cafe) “For a simple brunch that’s packed with flavour”
Market Lane Coffee – “A pre-requisite for any coffee connoisseur”
Mojito – “Filler, not Thriller”
Tall Timber - “Easy, relaxing brunch with good quality meals”
Third Wave Cafe – “The ideal brunch to satisfy the hungry meat eater whilst considering the health conscious through a paleo-specific menu”

Preston:
Jackson Dodds – “Best haloumi since St Ali”

Richmond:
Friends of Mine – “Quality produce for fussy eaters”
Pillar of Salt – “Consistently delivering great brunches”
Top Paddock – “Impressive coffee matched with art-like food”
Touchwood – “A peanut butter lovers dream waffles”

Ripponlea:
Follow The Leader – “Refreshing smoothies by the jug”
Hawk & Hunter – “An unconventional menu and much-needed brunch spot for Ripponlea”

Seddon:
Common Galaxia – “A must try cafe – a lovely pumpkin bread dish for the vegetarians”
Little Man – “A welcoming, comfortable cafe”

South Bank:
My Mexican Cousin – (closed) “Great weekday pit stop”

South Melbourne:
Dead Man Espresso – “Summer Crepes with a fruity punch”
Montague Food Park Store – “Home-style cooking to warm you up”
St Ali – “Worth the wait for a good brunch”

South Wharf:
The Sharing House – (closed, now BangPop) “Deconstructed food is the name of the game; beautiful desserts and pizza”

South Yarra:
Crue – (closed, now called Drug Store)”A lovely pesto-based avocado smash”
Movida Bakery – “Beautiful sourdough bread as a take home or enjoy-in option”
Northsouth Eatery – (closed)”The salt mafia”
Spoonbill – “A hotel restaurant that lifts the brunch standards to match those of Melbourne’s competitive cafes”
The Lawson Grove Shop – “Delivers a home-cooked feel to their meals; deceivingly good”
The Outpost – “Amazing French Toast”
The Pound – “The Chapel Street escape with service”
Two Birds One Stone – “Best Eggs Benedict South of the River!”

St Kilda:
Blue Corn – “A must try Mexican brunch”
Bellota Wine Bar – “Perfect first-date venue”
Cacao – “Beautiful hand-made chocolate”
Dr. Jekyll
– “Best lemon tart”
Fitzrovia – “Excellent design-your-own-brunch”
The Grosvenor Hotel (St Kilda East) – “Beautifully crafted food from an unlikely source”
Hannah – “Choose wisely and you will be rewarded”
La Roche
– “A place for a pub meal with a beer,  not brunch”
Miss Jackson –  “The relaxing cafe that’s big on fritters”

Spotswood:
Duchess of Spotswood – “Excellent steak-cut chips”

West Melbourne:
Roller Door Cafe – “Reasonably priced and generous servings”

Windsor:
Dukes Coffee Roasters – “Egg craftsmanship that rival the best”
Hooked – “Best fish and chips that suits any diet”
Orange – “A tempting grilled cheese”
Morris Jones – “Exquisite architecture to match the food”

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