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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, 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
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This restaurant is always packed and you cannot pre-book. The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious. Although it is pricey. Unfortunately, because you cannot book, you are recommended to wait at the end of the bar for your table. This results in squishing amongst many people also waiting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Naomi O
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Local cuisine
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Eating breakfast at Cumulus is a trendy thing to do. Its a bit more expensive than most but not much. Food is good without reaching for the stars. Staff on a Sunday act as though they are so busy they fail to remember their manners. Reaching across you, being frustrated and showing it, hard to get hold of, its less... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is always packed and you cannot pre-book. The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious. Although it is pricey. Unfortunately, because you cannot book, you are recommended to wait at the end of the bar for your table. This results in squishing amongst many people also waiting for a table and getting in everyone's way. There is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Entered the establishment at 11.30am to be greeted but "Are you wanting the breakfast or lunch menu?" "We are not serving any food for 30 mins as it is change over from breakfast to lunch". Not welcoming at all, at least 6 of us got the same greeting and walked out. Obviously they are confident that they will get the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Cumulus was recommended as a 'great' breakfast place however did not live up to expectations. We arrived early (7.20am) and still had to wait another 20minutes for a seat. Had the crumpets (visions of toasty crisp crumpets drizzled with butter and honey) however they were more like warm up doughy muffins. Coffee was fine but lukewarm and we had to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

It always fascinates me how the masses pour in to queue for ages or to perch on uncomfortable stools at the bar. How you get a table at this establishment beats me!! However, having said this the breakfast was enjoyable and the service excellent. Well situated in the heart of the city and well worth a visit. A tip though... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I love this place. Sitting at the bar watching the world outside go past and drinking one of the many lovely wines they have by the glass while being incredibly decadent and eating Foie Gras Parfait is what life should be about!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

a menu with lots of breakfast choices without egg...hooray sardines on toast was delicious and filling,the smell of freshly baked bread and morning newspapers started my day on a good note

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The food was good and a little bit different to a typical cafe breakfast. We were seated immediately at the bar on a Monday morning. The place was very busy. But I really enjoyed the buzz. Good and friendly service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had breakfast at Cumulus Inc and must say that the place is fabulous! Had the baked eggs and the madeleines, and they're both very tasty and flavourful. The madeleines are especially good as they are hot and fresh from the oven with amazing lemon curd inside. The team at Cumulus makes the overall meal perfect as they are all very... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I love the buzz of this place, friend staff, efficient service. Up stairs Wine bar is excellent also. Coffee is only dimmer spot - good enough but not great I think

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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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