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8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia (Southbank)
(03) 9690 8500
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very good for a quick bite, they have good service, great food and a nice setting, ideal to walk to from cbd. Very nice.

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have been to this cafe a few times and have always enjoyed the quick lunch menu. The only problem would be parking,you really need to have the time to park and walk to and from the restaurant, which can be a problem if you are restricted with time.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Went for Breakfast, very busy, the muesli was too crunchy. Almost broke a tooth. If you like busy venues that are loud. This will be your cup of tea.

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Melbourne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is a great place for breakfast by the river. A good menu with some variety and a little less formal dining experience. With all of the restaurants along this side of the river it is good to have one that is not quite so elitist, without being a food court.

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Hobart, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast here. Good strong coffee just the thing to prepare you for a big day shopping!

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
461 reviews 461 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

This is a nice place to eat, great if you are wanting good food without too much fuss or taking up too much time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

My daughter and I love going on date days here.... its unfortunate that it is now closed.... as we truly loved this cafe, loved the food, the scenery and just the atmosphere was awesome. I can't count how many times we have been here.... loved it...

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011 via mobile

Atmosphere was great, especially in summer as it over looks the Yarra river. Food a little over priced but nevertheless was good.

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St Kilda, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

Have been here a few times for work functions... Average food, service ok.... I know I wouldnt chose this place unless I had to.

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Byron Bay
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

The food and atmosphere are just great. I love the buzz, friendly service and the wood fired oven pizzas! I always eat at the Automatic when I visit Melbourne.

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Address: 8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9690 8500
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank

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