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Chez Dre

Rear of 285/287 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 2688
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Australind, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We went to Chez Dre as my son had said it was good. Service great we were immediately found a table, glass of water poured, hot drinks ordered. The menu had so many interesting things to try, I had the porridge with mascarpone, stewed rhubarb, apricots and pistachios. It was the best porridge I have had, the stewed fruit lovely,... More

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Melbourne
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124 reviews 124 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Actually went here for a business lunch so was pleasantly surprised to find all day breakfast! We actually all ended up having breakfast menu items. The service and coffee were all excellent. My only complaint was the wait time to pay the bill! Great food and atmosphere, highly recommend this place.

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Hong Kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

I love pastry and this place is amazing. Cakes, eclairs, even the real canelet are fantastic. The place is very enjoyable and you can spend some time as well in the market next door.

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went to Chez Dre on recommendation from Andrew Prior (Queenie's) on recent holiday in Melbourne and the food was so good we had to go back again a few days later. Both times went for breakfast. The coddled egg was divine! It was all the extras that went with the egg that made it so tasty. Other choices also great.... More

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melbourne
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131 reviews 131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We were planning to have a Sunday lunch but there was a long queue and was asked to wait for 20 minutes. While waiting, we had a wander around the South Melbourne market and was unable to resist having the paella at Simply Spanish. But we had room for dessert so we headed back to Chez Dre and were promptly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went with friends on Sunday afternoon. The little gem was very busy. Each dessert looks amazing. Staff is friendly. Would love to go again.

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Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Luckily we'd already had a coffee before going to brunch as we didn't need a quick caffeine fix. As this place is so popular, we had to wait about 20 mins for a table for 4. Awesome atmosphere, great food, totally recommend this place!

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Melbourne AU
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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Having being to Chez Dre many times it was disappointed recently and thought I should write about it. In theory the menu and cuisine is spot on - interesting, trendy, very now... but - it has slipped. And having visited over the past few years I can compare it to how it was... Zucchini fritters - at least add a... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I ordered the avo luxe (avocado, whipped goats cheese, spiced nuts & grilled sourdough). It was good, but equal or less tasty than what my missus makes at home. At $15 it was pricy for some avocado and a bit of bread. My girlfriend ordered the braised mushroom ragu. The flavours were incredible, however it was a tad watery.

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australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Funky industrial style cafe, with indoor and outdoor eating. Behind building, down cobblestone lane. Amazing cakes to have or to take away, had the mashed avocado on toast with crunchy nut topping, which was delicious and my partner had truffled poached eggs. Great staff good atmosphere.

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