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Lorca

Melbourne CBD
Fusion
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7-9 Centre Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9650 6337
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 28
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, bad service

We were drawn to Lorca by its menu, it looked very tasty and in the end it was! But I have to say the service was not that crash hot. Our waitress was very rude and abrupt. My friends and I ordered fresh juices, they took nearly 30 minutes to arrive. From where i was sitting I could hear the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Laura B
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Hobart, Australia
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Hobart, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We were drawn to Lorca by its menu, it looked very tasty and in the end it was! But I have to say the service was not that crash hot. Our waitress was very rude and abrupt. My friends and I ordered fresh juices, they took nearly 30 minutes to arrive. From where i was sitting I could hear the... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had always wanted to take my partner to the urban-hipster 'centre place' As always, it is super busy and crowded. We decided to just find the place that looked the least busy, and we found Lorca. We were treated promptly and were shown to a table, I requested a larger (4 person) table, the staff were very warm and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

have brunched here a few times.Food is great, service has been lovely anytime we have been in but the coffee is superb. Hands down best coffee in Melbourne.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

First we fell in love with the lane way, then the delicious aromas coming from this restaurant, then the people watching from our table out the front, and finally, the food! We had a late lunch here and the food was excellent. Recommend the lamb dish - shredded lamb with a delicious flavour accompanied by a rocket salad, roasted capsicum... More 

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Sydney
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Ate breakfast here today and loved it. Had smashed avo with side of rosemary potatoes and Mushrooms. Along with a coffee. It was delish. So well cooked ams great flavours. Staff were polite and friendly and made us feel welcome. Great spot. Have saved it and will be back.

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Top Contributor
204 reviews 204 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

A late breakfast was in order and this alleyway (Centre Lane) is the place to go for brunch off Flinders Lane. The whole alleyway was buzzing with people and we liked the look of the Spanish style of Lorca. We were seated immediately and offered drinks and menus promptly. The Spanish breakfast was superb as was the ham and cheese... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I love the Melbourne alleyway cafes. So many options and Lorca is a great one for a coffee and eggs. Slick, efficient service. Nice decor. Great bench seating at the front to watch the tourists go by. Love it.

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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My friends and I went to Lorca restaurant while in Melbourne twice for breakfast. Great service, fast with the food and the best coffee. They are efficient and the food is amazing go there I heard lunch is great as well.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Simple food done well. Eggs cooked perfectly, accompaniments: prepared perfectly = good. This place has it all: 1) quick service 2) minimal meal time wait 3) polite service 4) good food. The (handsome) waiter was efficient and quick to serve me, respectful of the fact that it was table service (even though I wanted to pay upon ordering), quick water,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Ate her on a trip from sydney for lunch - the rudeness of the waitress was palpable - including being rude to a child. Food was really ordinary and when asked if I enjoyed it - I gave constructive feedback and was told well lots of others like I food - it just got worse and worse : upstairs smelt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7-9 Centre Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
  • Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
  • Phone Number: (03) 9650 6337

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

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