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Sketches Cafe Bar

273 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Monash, Victoria 3125, Australia
+61 3 9889 8925
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good44%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
“spanakopita” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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273 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Monash, Victoria 3125, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I bought a couple of their Cafe2Table frozen meals. Easy to prepare. Just put it in the oven for the required time. The food is a better quality than many other frozen meals. The quantity in the tray is a little less. A nice alternative...More

Thank a t
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Really nice and cosy café with a small selection of yummy dishes. We sat outside, nearby the rear car park. You have to ask the staff for a free parking voucher upon arrival. Fantastic food, we will be back.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

...but the kitchen is extremely small - it's amazing they can produce so many meals for this cafe. The food was okay but we couldn't rave about it. Two shared Paella: one enjoyed it more than the other. Two of us had the spanakopita: my...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and friends went along on Saturday night, as a first visit, mostly based on the great reviews, and it lived up to it all. Small but charming little restaurant, with nice vibe, and most importantly, the food was brilliant. Each of our meals,...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We returned to Sketches last night in a group of 5 - 3 of which had not experienced this terrific suburban restuarant. The food and the service were again excellent. Alan is a fantastic owner/host....he's obviously doing something right as he's been operating this little...More

Thank Katiegal
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had dinner here based on reviews we had read. You wouldn't think that a little place in a small business complex at the corner of two busy streets would have such an intimate vibe. But when you walk in, it feels like you're in...More

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We chose this restaurant as it was close, but to our surprise it was amazing! The Harvey Bay scallops with cauliflower puree were super tasty and so was the Moroccan spiced barramundi. The ingredients seems to be super fresh! My mother had the eye fillet...More

Thank cheerryx
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Had not been to Sketches in years...and am so pleased to report that it is still one of the finest little restuarants in the suburbs. SImple but delightful menu...byo wine only...reasonably priced...food was scrumptous...RIbeye steak cooked to perfection...fab service and terrific ambience. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Katiegal
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Yes, popped in by chance as our usual local was closed and what a treat we had! Would definitely return...crispy fresh salads are a must for me to write a review and we got just that. The pie of the day was delish as were...More

Thank artlover51
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We often eat dinner at Sketches, and have never been disappointed in the food or the service. So, we decided to have a private function there, and it was brilliant. The chef is running a great little kitchen & really knows his stuff. They were...More

Thank GJ_RKT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Monash, Victoria 3125, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Monash  >  Burwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9889 8925
  • E-mail
With its improvements in recent years, Sketches is no longer a little cafe with a small dining space, but a cafe-restaurant with adequate dining spaces for either intimate indoor, trendy alfresco or casual outdoor dining. Transforming between cafe and restaurant settings allows us to cater for both casual catch-ups in the day and fine-dining on special occasions at night.Whilst our menu is categorized as modern Australian, essentially we are a team that is passionate about fresh produce with an open-mind to any great food ideas regardless of where they originate from. Expect to see not just the all-time Australian favorites, but also modern international influences throughout our menu.No matter which setting or menu you choose the staff at Sketches will always ensure you have a great time dining here. We look forward to seeing you at Sketches!
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