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Black Cat

252 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
(03) 9419 6230
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Ranked #67 of 160 restaurants in Fitzroy
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  • English first
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English first
Darwin, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

one of the coolest places to hang out in fitzroy! Great music, great atmosphere really funky furniture, vibe and the coffee isn't bad at all either! What can I say, I just really love this place!

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Cool staff, cool food, cool music, very chilled and relaxed, I love this place, Dj playing cool jazz like R&B most days, nice place to relax in fitzroy, the shared platter for 2 is great

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Melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

'we don't allow laptops after a certain time at night' Me: oh ok and how come ? 'Its not the vibe we want' ...... Isn't 'the vibe' there for the patrons? If there are enough lap tops to be noticeable doesn't that mean that's 'the vibe' the patrons want on this rainy Thursday night? Wanting to be something other than... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Very cool place. Does marvellous coffees and chais. Has interesting art exhibitions and good music. Very relaxed atmospjere

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Adelaide
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Some of the best staff and service in this City !!! Their snacks and bar was just perfect for a "Sunday Arvo". The staff look as if they love working there - and that vibe rubs off on the customers.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Thanks for the perfect chai with honey and milk, and for the cosy green couch where I could sit and reflect while basking my legs in the afternoon sun! No table service though so I had to get up quite a lot to ask for my teaspoon, and order more drinks.

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Make sure you stop in for either a snack, beverage or meal, check out the light fittings, completely illuminating.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I had a fantastic Sunday Session here last week when visiting a friend in Melbourne. Loved this place. Drink prices reasonable with nice simple wine list. DJ was amazing, a fantastic mix for a Sunday chill. I would highly recommend if you like something a little different. Get there early on a sunny day it gets busy.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I popped in her on a recent visit to Melbourne for a quick drink before meeting friends. I thought it was a pretty interesting place, regularly changing art on the walls, small, friendly staff and a small but pleasant outside seating area. Beer was good too, and in a pint glass, a rarity for Australia I believe.

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Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

I visited the Black Cat today upon my return to Melbourne and was immediately reminded why I dislike this pretentious little fashion reject trap. Here's an actual conversation with the server. Me (after ordering a cappuccino) : "Do you guys have wifi?" Server : "Is it for a laptop?" Me : "Yes." Server : "We don't usually give out the... More

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