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Brother Baba Budan

359 Little Bourke St | CBD, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9606 0449
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“great coffee” (36 reviews)
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07:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
359 Little Bourke St | CBD, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The coffee beans come from Seven Seeds (I think), and the flat whites that are served are awesome. This is primarily a coffee place so you won't get much food apart from the odd pastry or two.

Thank esquire84
Reviewed 6 days ago

Competent coffee tucked away in a little hole-in-the-wall shop. Competent baked goods to go with it. Furniture hanging from the ceiling. Jam packed body-to-body after lunch. Why? I wasn't able to discern.

Thank MrJohnnySan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been frequenting this place since 2010 and this place has put out a bad cup only once - when the beans were quite obviously over-roasted. Otherwise this is quite easily the best espresso- and milk-based coffee in Melbourne. Others give it a close run...More

Thank isaacl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee was average at best. We had gotten a regular cappuccino, soy cappuccino, and regular flat white. The espresso lacked depth in flavor, and the milk was not very smooth in my flat white. The cafe was also packed to the brim and there...More

Thank 09j20lang
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Ordered a latte and even managed to grab a seat. The place is tiny. Coffee is excellent, their art great. The staff were also hugely accommodating and friendly. A must-visit if in Melbourne

Thank Asim R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Terrific atmosphere and tasty food. A while back, I ordered flat white and it was delicious Also, I would recommend their croissant. My visit here was delightful. I definitely will visit again.

Thank Jorja L
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A modest cafe on Lt Bourke St, indeed modest is being generous. It's tiny! The decor of chairs mounted on the ceiling suggests when ordering seats, they overestimated the size of the premises. The result is a bit crowded with a long line out onto...More

Thank LakeGriffin
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Set in a little street off Elizabeth Street in Melbourne CBD this tiny cafe is a hidden jewel. Decoration is a bit quirky with a collection of old wooden chairs filling all of the ceiling and a small communal table close to the window. Very...More

Thank Nuno F
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit melbourne I make sure to stop in here for a coffee even though it's a fair way from where I stay. The coffee is always good and it's nice to see latte art with soy. Cya next time I'm in melbs.

Thank DoublesDoughnuts
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The place and quite small but u can spot it when u see people are actually q-ing up for good coffee . worth a try

Thank Anton L
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 9
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 Little Bourke St | CBD, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9606 0449
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