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192 Bellair, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My friends are regulars at this cafe and I do admit their food is good. However I will not be returning as they think it's fair gain to overcharge customers. I ordered the salmon stack breakfast and asked the waitress if I could switch the salmon for avocado, she said sure. To add extra avocado to a breakfast is $3.50... More 

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Thank Jenny L
Nutley, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for brunch on a Sunday, the cafe was busy but we found a table inside. The menu was varied and the food delicious. Highly recommend if in Kensington

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Thank Kym G
Hamilton, New Zealand
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had brunch on Thursday morning. It was a week day so there were only about 8 other patrons dinning at the same time. Service was excellent in it was timely and the waitress was able to answer our questions. It would have been nice to have a recommendation about anything different or we really should try.... More 

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Thank DavidPS3692CF
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Spinifex is our preferred choice for a breakfast venue. It offers a secluded garden at the back which is great for dining with your pet during the summer. The service is polite and fast, the meals are large and healthy. Love it!

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

Spent the night n Melbourne doing the footy and catching up with friends who lived in Kensington. Had a slow wander on foot to Spinifex for breaky. Great selection, good staff and excellent food. A fantastic way to finish our trip and fuel our tummies for the trek back to the North East. Dog friendly out the back and groovy... More 

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Thank Kevin C
Belmont
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

Great food at very affordable prices. Don't let the occasional train passing put you off trying this cafe. Had lunch with my son he had the all day breakfast which was delicious,while I ordered duck risotto when finally arrived after order stuff up was well worth the delay. Try it you'll like it

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Thank dmorr
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

Situated in a great pocket of melbourne this is one of the cafes along the strip. Great to sit and people watch on a weekend. The food is good and very well priced compared to the other cafes nearby. Staff are attentive and friendly. They charge a few dollars for sides, i ordered chorizo sausage as a side which was... More 

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Thank Dennis M
moolarben
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

The service was terrific, coffee was perfect and all our breakfasts were delicious. The menu offered quite a few different options rather than the usual bacon and eggs.

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Thank kenandsam573
Richmond, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Lovely cafe in Kensington with really great coffee - staff are friendly, seats are not jammed in next to each other, its great place for lunch with a friend especially if you want to be able to hear what the other person is saying and if you want to not have your seat jostled by others as they try to... More 

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Thank Zoey23
Echuca
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79 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2012

We discovered this little cafe afte taking a wrong turn at lunch time during a course. We explained we needed to be in and out and they accomodated us easily. We went back for breakfast and lunch the next day. The food was fresh and of a high quality. Will definatly be heading there next time I am in Kennsington

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Bellair, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Description
Had brunch there this morning, was wonderful - would like to add a review :)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?