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The Fringe Cafe

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73 Acland Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
03 9593 8550
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Have the poached pear and mascapone!

I don't really like French toast but it is great with their poached pear with mascapone cheese and hazelnut crumble. Wonderful 'breakfast dessert' The corn fritter were very yummy too but the poached pear wins!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2013
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

Went here with my partner. Service was not good waitress did not want to be there at all preferred to read newspaper. We thought the food was ok but that was until the next day when my partner spent most of the day on the loo. Me aswell. We would not recommend this place to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I don't really like French toast but it is great with their poached pear with mascapone cheese and hazelnut crumble. Wonderful 'breakfast dessert' The corn fritter were very yummy too but the poached pear wins!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Had a leisurely Sunday lunch here very busy with a young and old clientele had the share tapas plate and a lovely salad the lamb ribs the highlight with my wife ordering another serving the house wine was quite ok .Great for people watching and the coming and goings of ackland st .Well priced

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

I've made Fringe my morning hangout during a two week holiday to Melbourne. Good quality breakfast, and excellent coffee. The environment is trendy Acland Street, and enjoyable for relaxing. Recommended for sure....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Loved the menu selection, I had the Pork belly salad and it was to die for. Did not want it to end!!! Awesome. Service was good, but could have asked if we wanted more drinks sooner than they did! But definitely will return!!!

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

This is our new before Palais concert dinning. It's great for people watching, great food, great atmosphere and at a great price. We had the tapas for two people with a glass of wine each plus an extra dish. Each dish was superb. The lamb ribs are to die for and I would drive the hour and a half just... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Stopped here for breakfast and had the Eggs Benedict and a skim milk lattee. The staff are friendly and seem to know the regulars who come in and a bottle of water hits the table as soon as you sit down. The food was great and just enough without being over bearing, it is close to the lovely cake shops... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

fringe does a lovely all day breakfast. food and serivce is great and is in a great spot facing luna park, acland street and beach glimpses. would recommded for a fair priced meal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Worth returning. Came here in a group of 6. Quick srrvice and good quality food. Centrally located on ackland st, near luna park as well. Tapas trio was great! All my froends enjoyed the meal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Had been really looking forward to my return visit after being very impressed on my first visit. I don't mind paying for a good breakfast but when paying 25-30 dollars including juice and coffee, I would expect attention to detail. Unfortunately that seemed to be absent, from the kitchen to the front of house staff. Firstly, my poached eggs (the... More 

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  • Address: 73 Acland Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 9593 8550

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