8 Great Brunch Spots in Melbourne
If you're heading to the foodie city, these brunch spots won't let you down
This Fitzroy favourite doesn’t do your standard cafe fare, instead offering “brunch reimagined”. The spring menu features coconut crusted brioche, chia and polenta porridge and a coffee rubbed wagyu burger.
— Industry Beans, 3/62 Rose Street, Fitzroy
Expect a bit of a wait if you’re planning on eating at this reputable brunch spot — although it will be well worth your time. If you’re after an Instagram-worthy dish, order the blueberry and ricotta hotcakes with berries, organic maple and cream.
— Top Paddock, 685 Church St, Richmond
Pillar of Salt
Being located next to the biggest gym in the Southern hemisphere, this place has a slightly healthy skew, although there’s still plenty of interesting things on the menu. The most popular dish is the red chilli scrambled eggs, or go for the famous vegemite and chipotle beef brisket sliders if you’re after something really hearty.
— Pillar of Salt, 541 Church St, Richmond
If it’s copious amounts of avocado you’re craving, the smashed avocado served on quinoa loaf will not disappoint.
— Tall Timber, 60 Commercial Rd, Prahran
Bowery to Williamsburg
Created to look like a New York subway station, this low-key spot serves sandwiches and bagels, as well as offering an impressive specials menu.
— Bowery to Williamsburg, 16 Oliver Ln, Melbourne CBD
Located in the old WB Ellis auction house, this place roasts its own coffee as well as offering an interesting menu, including a housemade banana and walnut loaf.
— Auction Rooms, 103-107 Errol St, North Melbourne
Sun Moth Canteen and Bar
Situated down one of Melbourne’s famous laneways, Sun Moth opens early and closes late with a small yet perfectly curated menu.
— Sun Moth Canteen and Bar, 28 Niagara Lane, Melbourne CBD
Providing fresh Mexican-inspired dishes for over a decade, Las Chicas knows it way around a hearty breakfast burrito.
— Las Chicas, 203 Carlisle St, Balaclava