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Find the brunch you crave:

Frankie Says – “Hidden brunch sanctuary amongst the grittiness of Abbotsford”
Kitty Burns – “An adventurous menu to kick start your day”
Little Big Sugar Salt – “Fabulous pancakes”
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”

APTE – “Best of both worlds for sweet lovers”

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”
Mammoth Cafe – “In a class of its own”
Street Talk Espresso – “Scrambled chilli eggs and lamb – yes please!

Ascot Vale:
Reverence – “Beautiful coffee”

Las Chicas – “Mexican inspired brunch”

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”

Bossy Boots – “Great for a coffee, cake and takeaway of course!”
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”

Code Black Coffee – “Worthy of taking the charge as Melbourne’s best brunch”
Code Black Coffee (119 Howard St) – “Child friendly with quality meals”
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”

Serotonin – Delicious vegetarian and gluten free menu”

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

Cafe BU – (Carlton North) – “A hidden coffee gem to please the people of Carlton North”
Eden’s Backyard – “Temptingly  good pancakes; let the ice cream melt”
Naughty Boy – “Great soft shell crab burgers”
Providence – “Only using locally sourced produce to provide stunning brunch dishes in the heart of Carlton”
Seven Seeds – “You’ll be hard pressed to spot eggs on this menu”
The Vertue of the Coffee Drink – “The pancetta wrapped terrine is a must-try”

5 & Dime Bagels (Shop 8 Katherine Place) – “Great bagels that rivals New York’s standard, just have to be quick in getting your order in”
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”
The League of Honest Coffee (108 Little Lonsdale St) – “Great pit-stop if you’re in the area”
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”
Mister Close (246 Bourke St) – “Hidden location with a strong menu to curb the hunger bug”
Pei Modern -“Good food, service and coffee on the Paris end of Collins Street”
Rue & Co – “A coffee and toast pick-up ritual that is not to be missed”
Rustica Canteen (33 Guilford Lane) – “Pastries in the CBD just got a whole lot better”
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”
Time Out (2 Swanston St) – “Convenient food options for everyday of the year”
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”
The Vine Coffee Roasters (455 Swanston St) – “Excellent cheap eats option”
Thousand £ Bend (361 Lt Lonsdale St) – “A low-rent version of St Jeromes Cafe”

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

AllPress – “An authentic getaway brunch spot in the midst of Collingwood”
Doghouse – “Worth a pit-stop to spoil your pooch and grab a latte”
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”

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

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

East Melbourne:
Persillade – “Relaxing venue with a more lunch-side-of-brunch focus”

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

The Dining Haul – “Nice, but not amazing. Better for dinner”
Little Sunflower Cafe – “Healthy food for intimate catch ups”

CH James – “Great for a easy, no fuss brunch”

Addict – “Decadent and well-priced lunch options”
Alimentary – “The modern deli”
– “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”
Sir Charles – “Brunch dessert that will cause some serious food envy”

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

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

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”
Rudimentary – “A beautiful, family friendly location for brunch”

Axil Coffee Roasters – “Amazing affogato – creamy , strong and smooth with ice cream”
Crabapple Kitchen – “Amazing burgers that compete with the best”
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”

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…”

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”

Griffiths – “Griffiths coffee factory revealed”

The Pint of Milk “Beautifully plated brunch”

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”
Code Black – “Child friendly with quality meals”
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”
Long Story Short – “Amazing Tim Tam pancakes”
Noisette – “Amazing custard beignets and sourdough”
My Sister Says – “Great for a sweet tooth- cupcake shaped friands are a must try”

From on High – “Homely, local cafe”
Hobba – “Exploring their 2015 Autumn Brunch menu”
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”

Jackson Dodds – “Best haloumi since St Ali”

A Thousand Blessings – “Fresh and exciting healthy brunch”
Fifty Acres –  “A must-try cafe in Melbourne with a creative yet approachable menu”
Friends of Mine – “Quality produce for fussy eaters”
Mayday – “Potato & fennel croquettes is a must try”
Patch – “Injection of meat at studio 9”
Pillar of Salt – “Consistently delivering great brunches”
Top Paddock – “Impressive coffee matched with art-like food”
Touchwood – “A peanut butter lovers dream waffles”

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

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

South Bank:
Tutto Bene –
“Great pit stop for those in the area”

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”
The Kettle Black – “The most exquisite decor matched with an exciting menu – the South Melbourne brunch scene has been elevated to legendary”

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 Andrews:
A Boy Named Sue – “The perfect day trip brunch spot that doesn’t drop its coffee or food standards”

St Kilda & St Kilda East:
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”
Garage Espresso – “Good for a lazy Sunday coffee”
Hannah – “Choose wisely and you will be rewarded”
il Fornaio – “Fun dishes and a great variety of healthy smoothies”
La Roche
– “A place for a pub meal with a beer,  not brunch”
Miss Jackson –  “The relaxing cafe that’s big on fritters”
The Grosvenor Hotel (St Kilda East) – “Beautifully crafted food from an unlikely source”
The St Kilda Dispensay – “Charming cafe with great baked eggs”

Duchess of Spotswood – “Excellent steak-cut chips”

Townhouse – “Cleverly designed dishes that will leave you satisfied”

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

Journeyman – “Still a popular and solid brunch spot in Windsor”
Dukes Coffee Roasters – “Egg craftsmanship that rival the best” (Re-branded as Journeyman)
Hooked – “Best fish and chips that suits any diet”
Orange – “A tempting grilled cheese”
Morris Jones – “Exquisite architecture to match the food”
Uncommon. – “Healthy, hearty and tasty with the best bacon going around”

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