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Monarch Cake Shop

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103 Acland St., St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61395342972
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8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • 38
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
yummy cakes

Old fashioned charm. A must when in St Kilda. We went for the famous 100 year old polish cheesecake and the kooglehoupf marble cake and were pleased with both. Yummy! Don't overlook this bakery as it's traditional and charming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Old fashioned charm. A must when in St Kilda. We went for the famous 100 year old polish cheesecake and the kooglehoupf marble cake and were pleased with both. Yummy! Don't overlook this bakery as it's traditional and charming.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Good selection of yummy cakes, but coffee and cake for family of 4 was over $40! Wasn't a fan of the mock cream!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very quaint and historical café in the heart of St Kilda. The display of quality cakes in the shop window draws you in. Like stepping into a bygone era with the historical décor and paraphernalia. Very good, happy service. Good coffee, great cakes. Recommend for sure!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

The cakes were nice. I had the Polish cheese cake, vanilla bean cupcake and vanilla slice. The cheesecake wasn't bad but nothing special. The cupcake was gritty as though the icing mixture didn't disolve and the cake itself was a little overcooked but together with the icing it was quite nice. The vanilla slice was massive and really tastey but... More 

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Collingwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

every time we come to st kilda, we have to stop at monarch for their famous marbled gooey, chocolatey kooglehouph. it is melt in the mouth goodness with all the best ingredients in it. if you haven't tried it yet, you are so missing out!

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

A feast for the eyes awaits visitors to the main street in St Kilda with european influenced, owned and managed cake shops. Wow this little shop was like being there with the owner a friendly po Polish fellow with many photos of himself with famous visitors to the shops. Their signature cake is called kooglehoupf which is a chocolate yeast... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stopped there for a cup of coffee and it was the best decision of the day. You just can't beat the experience of Acland street, sitting at one of the outside table, watching the bustle, listening to the noise. Very relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, decent coffee and awesome cheesecake. Will have to come back to sample more of their cakes... More 

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Monarch Cake shop is in the middle of of all the hustle bustle in St kilda. With restaurants all around it this a perfect place for Dessert after your meals and drinks. Kooglehouph makes your mouth a google search bar looking and remembering various chocolates you have had and how different this tastes and feels. Bon Appetit!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The chocolate cake gluten free is really delicious once the ower of the place was a bit inconvenient when I asked to forks to share a cake ,he said that was not polite ,well I was just there to eat not to improve my manairs but despite this unpleasant event,the staff is great the cakes are just fantastic.

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Brisbane Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Probably one of the original cake shops in Acland Street. Window display was probably a bit underwhelming compared with some of the cake shops up the street but the coffee and cake was very good. We stopped here as they had some Gluten free options for my daughter. Ambience was funky in that 50's mismatched sort of way that i... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 Acland St., St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61395342972

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?