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The Hardware Societe

120 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
+61 3 9078 5992
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Ranked #12 of 4,055 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, Spanish
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Wollongong, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

I had a list of recommended coffee places to visit and had also been using the Beanhunter app. Hardware Societie did not disappoint! People always say Melbourne is known for coffee, and if you are not sure where to go, anywhere that has a constant line and full seats is a good sign! The menu was quite extensive and had... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The queue for this restaurant was amazingly long and we had to wait in line for a while to be seated as it was very busy during brunch hour. The food was very good and the eggs were very consistent and nicely done. My friend and I sat at the bar counter and saw how the food was prepared since... More

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Dubbo, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We had to wait in line for a while to be seated as they were very busy, but it was well worth the wait. Food was sooo good and very well presented , staff were friendly. Considering how busy they were we didn't have to wait very long for our food. definitely worth going to we went for breakfast, so... More

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Singapore
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112 reviews 112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We were referred to this cafe by our hotel concierge. At 8:30 am on a Saturday morning there was already a queue. After a 15 minute wait we were seated at the counter. This is a tough spot to sit if you cannot make up your mind because you are facing the open kitchen and everything looks amazing! We chose... More

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brisbane queensland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

First visit yesterday. Menu options interesting and varied. Baked eggs fantastic. Good coffee. Great service. No bookings but worth the wait.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

this place is great. tucked down a little laneway, great service and fabulous breakfast and coffee. must go here for breakfast if you are in melbourne.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

this place can be really crowded in the weekend. they do a very tasty brunch, savoury and sweet they are both good at it, also very rich hot chocolate.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Came here for brunch on day 2 of our Melbourne trip and it definitely lives up to the hype. We got there just after 10am and there was already a queue out the door so would suggest getting there early. We only had to wait about 15 minutes before we got seated. I had the savory special of the day.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have been here a few times across a number of months (years, even). Remains consistently good. Can't go past the baked eggs, even though there are other tempting items on the menu. Milkshakes are also good. Chipper and bright decor. Cheerful staff. They have expanded the space so there are more tables now than there used to be, and they... More

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Breakfast at the Hardware Societe will not disappoint. Everything tastes great. The rice pudding with pear and spicy peach juice was amazing. My omelette was the best I've tasted! I only wish it wasn't our last day otherwise I would have been back the next morning!

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Additional Information about The Hardware Societe

Address: 120 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9078 5992
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Cuisine: French, Spanish

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