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Monarch Cake Shop

103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 2972
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“plum cake” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (72 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Cafe, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
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103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this little cake shop was really out of the ordinary. It has been there since 1934, and looks like it probably did back then. It is tiny, but has an interesting array of cakes on offer. I had a delicious baked cheesecake (made with...More

Thank Miriam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

100 yr old recipe should stay forgotten if that’s what you are serving, looked great but tasted like clay. Never again

Thank teeee86
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We went to St. Kilda on our last weekend in Melbourne and we wanted something different then the usuual coffee shops... Monarch coffee and cake shop is a place you feel you go back to another time and place. The feel of the shop just...More

Thank EfiWarsh
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This cake shop has excellent cakes and were good to their word in replacing what was not their usual high standard cake .

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Read a good review about this cake shop. Well, the cake is super delicious and if you are a real foodie minding about taste buds more than the presentation, the cakes will delight you. In terms of price of the cakes, they are a little...More

Thank Brendan C
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Not a very inviting cakeshop. A number of them on the same side of the street within close proximity looked much better. I ended up going two doors down to Acland Cakeshop for breakfast before going to Monarch to buy the Baby Kugel, vanilla slice...More

Thank Sillypiggys
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of cafes on this strip. This place is good for something different. The old school cheesecake is a winner.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 16 December 2017

like everything in Melbourne this place is not cheap! nice cakes but pricey, really nothing special. seen far better in Sydney!

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We explored along st kilda esplanade market. Wanted to grab some cakes. We tried monarch cake shop. The shop has a rustic look. Even the cashier machine is the 60s cashier. The cafe is pretty cramped internally. The famous cake is kuglehoupf cake. Which is...More

Thank ccheewah
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Monarch each time we are in Melbourne and the quality is always superb. Highly recommend Monarch.

Thank Loukie47
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 2972
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