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Lorca

#245 of 3,497 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Fusion
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7-9 Centre Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9650 6337
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Reservations

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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
It's a treat!

Lorca has excellent staff and excellent food. The food is tasty, but more importantly healthy as well. Really well made and presented. The coffee is the real star here- just divine! The staff are really friendly and helpful. We are here two days in a row when we visited Melbourne. The atmosphere of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Waited an hour for three breakfast meals, people who came after got had eaten before us, even coffees took 30mins to arrive! The lady who served us was as rude as to tell us off for sitting at a dirty table when it was the only one available at the time. She never apologised for the delay and spoke to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lorca has excellent staff and excellent food. The food is tasty, but more importantly healthy as well. Really well made and presented. The coffee is the real star here- just divine! The staff are really friendly and helpful. We are here two days in a row when we visited Melbourne. The atmosphere of Centre Place is special. Eat here -... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Nothing out of the ordinary just a neat little café with delicious food and delicious coffee. The location is great and the service nice and quick.

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Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I've been lucky enough to have breakfast at Lorca twice in recent times. Each time myself and my friends have been met with a smile and quickly shown to a table with drink orders taken immediately. The food is excellent and well priced and the location screams Melbourne. Tucked away in Centre Place among the throng of busy cafes and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Every time we visit Melbourne, my wife and I always have breakfast at Lorca. It is a cosy quirky venue and if you manage to get a seat at the bar area looking out over the laneway you with have a constant sideshow of passers-by. It is always very busy some sometimes there can be a little delay in service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Have eaten here a couple of times; morning tea with the family and brunch with a friend. Lorca has a wonderful vibe and I love the wall with the except from the one of the Spanish poet's poems. The food is fantastic, cakes homemade and, most importantly, the coffee is consistently excellent. The Spanish breakfast is delicious and my friend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

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