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Earthly Pleasures Cafe

1627 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
03 97526744
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Ranked #2 of 21 restaurants in Belgrave
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Situated on the main street of Belgrave, Earthly Pleasures Café is a rich part of local history. The main room of the café boasts high ceilings, offers dining on an upper mezzanine and an outdoor terrace. The outer gardens, shaded by lush trees, also offer a tranquil setting for a relaxed meal.Earthly Pleasures strives to reflect an honourable ethic in everything it does. All our goods are sourced from ethical producers who share Earthly Pleasures social conscience. Earthly Pleasures endeavours to create a supportive community, both locally and globally, recognising that eating ethically is beyond organics and requires both a humanitarian and environmental concern. This moral code is reflected in the many projects which Earthly Pleasures supports through everyday business decisions and through donations generated by staff tips. It is from this ethic that Earthly Pleasures was created, and by virtue of which we have generated a network of loyal customers.Earthly Pleasures is open Wednesday through till Sunday from 9am and serves dinner from 6pm Thursday through to Saturday.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Situated on the main street of Belgrave, Earthly Pleasures Café is a rich part of local history. The main room of the café boasts high ceilings, offers dining on an upper mezzanine and an outdoor terrace. The outer gardens, shaded by lush trees, also offer a tranquil setting for a relaxed meal.Earthly Pleasures strives to reflect an honourable ethic in everything it does. All our goods are sourced from ethical producers who share Earthly Pleasures social conscience. Earthly Pleasures endeavours to create a supportive community, both locally and globally, recognising that eating ethically is beyond organics and requires both a humanitarian and environmental concern. This moral code is reflected in the many projects which Earthly Pleasures supports through everyday business decisions and through donations generated by staff tips. It is from this ethic that Earthly Pleasures was created, and by virtue of which we have generated a network of loyal customers.Earthly Pleasures is open Wednesday through till Sunday from 9am and serves dinner from 6pm Thursday through to Saturday.
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I had my last birthday here and have had many fantastic meals at Earthly Pleasures. The food is imaginative and the vibe unbeatable. Its also reasonably priced. In sunny weather its a great place to take kids- they can run around in the front garden without bothering other patrons. My favourite restaurant in Belgrave

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Penguin, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

On a recent visit from Tasmania, my son and his girlfriend took me to Earthly Pleasures for lunch. To say I was impressed is a huge understatement. Every single thing was fantastic - the beautiful stone exterior of the building, the stunning interior décor, the lovely atmosphere, the full and varied menu, the friendly staff and most of all the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Serving fantastic coffee in a warm room decked out with local art, Earthly Pleasures is indeed a pleasure. Scrambled tofu with spinach, onions and herbs was a delicious blend of salty and sweet, while the fried eggs were declared PERFECT by my companion. Not cheap but very high quality, thoughtfully prepared produce.

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Tecoma, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I recently held my 30th birthday at Earthly Pleasures. I have eaten there before for breakfast and lunch, and have always loved the beautiful old building and garden. When searching high and low for a venue in Belgrave, I didn't realise that Earthly Pleasures did functions. Adam was very friendly and helpful in organising my function. The room was beautifully... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Visited EP after taking part in Puffing Billy fun run today. Busy staff, very professional and pleasant. Found room for us. Food off special breakfasts menu very good. Good coffee. Happy to recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The historic property is beautiful. The great hall was packed with people and so i anticipated something pretty special. The menu was very limited for both breakfast and lunch. I ended up getting bacon and 1 egg, tomato and baked beans for $18.50. I could have made it better myself at home. The coffee was forgotten, then came luke warm.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

A wonderful place to go for a quiet meal. We went on Valentines day, no booking but no problem, very friendly and honest staff, reasonably priced meals and such a tranquil setting yet great space for kids as well. The food was great and the 1930s building a real treasure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Walking in the place is amazing, such a beautiful historic looking elegant restaurant.. My friends and I both ordered poached eggs breakfasts, which arrived more on the cold side and were hard!! No runny-ness to the yolk at all... Which was really not great to eat.. Then we ordered a side of Bacon each which I think was $4.50 and... More

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Food is delicious however portions are small and so a bit expensive for what you get. The atmosphere is lovely, decor is nice, food selection very good. Go for a coffee and cake or for a treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

the earthly pleasures cafe is tucked around the back of a grey stone building containing a few lovely antique shops. We spent a leisurley breakfast in the cafe and the food was top notch. Only open for b'fast and lunch I highly recommend this gem in belgrave.Take your time and enjoy.

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