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Cumulus Inc.

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45 Flinders La, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9650 1445
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food but too popular

I love Cumulus for breakfast but unfortunately I is getting way too popular for its own good. I first tried to go on a Friday morning at 8am but could not get in without a really long wait. Tried again on the Saturday and was successful in getting a table for two relatively quickly, but it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Karen M
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I love Cumulus for breakfast but unfortunately I is getting way too popular for its own good. I first tried to go on a Friday morning at 8am but could not get in without a really long wait. Tried again on the Saturday and was successful in getting a table for two relatively quickly, but it was still really crowded.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Always good for an impromptu bite, if you don't mind the occasional wait. Good food; staff know their wines and match well with the food. Always a good night out in a happening place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is special. Every time we come here we get wowed by the atmosphere, food and wine list. It is so Melbourne.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Cumulus is obviously doing very well in not taking bookings,with people happy to wait for a seat even if uncomfortable. The staff are very friendly, but the food is overpriced in terms of quality and quantity, but hey, they have a great name. Not a place to rush back to, once is enough

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had dinner with my daughter and her partner as a birthday treat because she had always wanted to visit Cumulus. As you cannot book for for a large group, we put our names down at the restaurant below and went upstairs to the atmospheric (and crowded) bar upstairs to wait for a free table at the restaurant (about 1... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is my number one choice for breakfast in Melbourne. It is very popular so, best to get in early. The coffee is excellent (and it is par for the course in Melbourne!). There is a real buzz about the place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went here for breakfast, it looked like it had a lot of locals. We were staying in Melb for the weekend and our hotel was nearby. I found the menu had lots of healthy options. The food was tasty, the coffee I found a bit weak. The service was prompt but not very friendly and leaning towards the pretentious... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

having read good reviews in magazines I was excited to try Cumulus! After securing a table and ordering our drinks we scanned the share plate menu only to find there wasn't much to offer non meat eaters! After deciding we would only have drinks and go elsewhere to eat our waitress became a little frosty while removing our cutlery etc!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If you haven't had the chefs platter at Cumulus Inc. Then you haven't truly eaten! Located on the beautiful Flinders Lane in the Heart of Melbourne Metropolis. I have eaten here 3 times now and somehow, I'm not sure how, it's keeps getting better. It's hard to increase on perfection, but Cumulus keeps pushing the bar higher. 3 times friends... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We were given a voucher from our daughter for this restaurant and visited on a Sunday, we arrived about 11-30am and had to wait about 25 minutes for a table we were offered coffee at the bar whilst we waited. Once seated service was quick and efficient, we ordered the lamb leg which is one off there signature dishes, we... More 

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Additional Information about Cumulus Inc.

Address: 45 Flinders La, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9650 1445
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
Cuisine: Barbecue, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Flinders La, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9650 1445

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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