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Rue Bebelons

267 Little Lonsdale street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #1,807 of 4,031 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Australian
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Good for: Bar scene
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Description: Rue Bebelons is one of Melbournes original alleyway bars. Established over fifteen years ago, the venue was a refuge for weary night owls in search of a quiet drink with fellow frequenters in the small hours of the morning. Now the bohemian speakeasy is a place to ruminate with a salad roll and coffee (or a sneaky beer) at lunch, and by night it is a cozy spot for a casual drink and to peruse the multitudes of vintage vinyl LP's of Motown soul classics, latin street samba, and brooklyn funk.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

I had the pulled pork and beans sloppy j, which was a piled up brioche bun buried in really good pulled pork, Mexican beans and leafy greens. One of the better long blacks in Melbourne and a really great atmosphere make this place an excellent choice for breakfast. Staff were friendly and our meals arrived very quickly with a minimal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

I went to Rue Bebelons for lunch and had the most amazing baguette roll. Stayed for coffee which was equally good and then next thing I know I was drinking some mystical beer and enjoying a thriving bar atmosphere. The way this venue changed from lunch cafe to bar was incredible. Would throughly suggest this venue to anyone. Best thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

This is not only a great place for coffee but it is also a bar afterhours where they have the occassional live band. Small but cosy atmosphere. Their coffee is consistently good and they also make a great home made soup (made fresh daily on the premises) and served with bread for lunch - very reasonable $5. Sometimes they will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

Rue Bebelons is a quaint place with lovely ornate decorations and the food is very appetizing. I love just sitting on the roof top bar with a cold beer in the summer watching the world go by.

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