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Reel Cafe

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1628 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
0397541055
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9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food

The food was excellent, I had the linguine with meatballs and it was first rate. Good value and an extensive wine list, great lunch!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
PeterBelgrave
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Went for a nice lunch with my sister. Waited to be seated for ten minutes, finally seated ourselves. Had to get menus ourselves as well. No one came to take our order, finally had to go up to the cash register. Waited 40 minutes for a sandwich and a chicken pie. Chicken pie was frozen solid in the middle. Went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The food was excellent, I had the linguine with meatballs and it was first rate. Good value and an extensive wine list, great lunch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have dined at this cafe a number of times whilst going to the movies. It's not just a cafe, they serve very good quality meals and the service is quick and attentive. Would recommend a meal here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This small intimate restaurant is situated right next to the famous Cameo Cinema in Belgrave. The owner is Persian and has a wonderful friendly personality - he always recogonises us and makes us feel very welcome. Quite often he will come over and chat with us or give us a special treat. Best meal of all time is the steak... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Hadn't been here in over a yr, since my last poor experience. Visited for lunch, it was pretty quiet. Due to a mixup the food took forever to come. Our waiter was very apologetic and most pleasant so we were not too fussed. The food was fine, but once we finished nobody came near us! Our waiter seemed to have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The coffee is generally disappointing but the food is good and trust worthy. I'm in love with the imported hot chocolates and also the feeling that you could come here more often.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Have been to The Reel both before and after the movies at The Cameo. Well worth it for a coffee & Cake after the movie, but watch out if your movie finishes around when they close...not overly interested in serving you as they "are closing". Good menu options if having a meal before the movies or visiting the area. Can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

great food great coffee great service went for brunch and later for a coffee and cake . very friendly service .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I am a local and have on many occasions visited the Reel when attending the cinema and found the food inconsistent. On this occasion I visited at 4.30pm while waiting for the movie to commence. I was greeted by one of the many delightful staff and whilst discussing that I was only after a coffee and being placed at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Just the place for a light dinner before a visit to the Cameo Cinema however don't right this off as just a cafe! It has a great menu and can suit a casual dinner with friends. Well worth a visit !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1628 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Belgrave
  • Phone Number: 0397541055

Price and Cuisine

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

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