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252 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
(03) 9419 6230
Today
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • 5
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Must Visit

Chill, grab an espresso or a beer or a wine or whatever. Chill for a minute or longer. Always visit when in Melbourne as you should

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
thetravelbuddha
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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130 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Chill, grab an espresso or a beer or a wine or whatever. Chill for a minute or longer. Always visit when in Melbourne as you should

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Loved the vibe to this place! Seemed like such a local hangout. Comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. DJ was a tad interesting on the night that I was there however, and this is why we didn't stay for more than one drink.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Loved the setting on Brunswick St - good food (sandwiches) & beers in the sunshine. Very hipster feel to the place

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Darwin, Australia
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34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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
1 review
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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
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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
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70 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Black Cat

Address: 252 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9419 6230
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 252 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: (03) 9419 6230
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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