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Rear of 285/287 Coventry Street | Access Via Alleyway, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 2688
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7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful breakfast venue

Lots of lovely choices for breakfast on the menu aside from the pastries and cakes available to choose from behind the glass display cabinet. We sat out in the courtyard which was a beautiful sun trap and protected from the wind.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Naomi58
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Canberra
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Canberra
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of lovely choices for breakfast on the menu aside from the pastries and cakes available to choose from behind the glass display cabinet. We sat out in the courtyard which was a beautiful sun trap and protected from the wind.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We went one Sunday for lunch. I am a dessert enthusiast and I have to say the desserts are absolutely divine. Excellent service and great ambiance. I can't wait to go back.

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Adelaide, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to Chez Dre a couple of times now and on each occasion I have made a point of trying something new from the menu. The interiors of the cafe are great & I have always found the staff to be very attentive and the menu really interesting. On my last visit I I decided to try the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very cool place to be. The food is brilliant, the atmosphere is brilliant and by the looks of it they are expanding so there can only be more to come.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It is heaven for dessert but savoury menu and coffee were so so only won't blow you away. You can take away gâteaux so don't bother to queue!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Amazing brunch; creative and innovative ingredients combination, smart presentation and fantastic taste. Good service and nice place. 100% recommended!

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We arrived at 10am for brunch and I understand that it can be very busy but it is unacceptable having spent over $100 that we be made to feel that we should leave straight after we have finished eating simply because it's busy. Our waitress was incredibly rude. We had just finished our meals and were still drinking our coffees... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Got a nice table for two with over view of kitchen. Coffee excellent, although took some time (quite a busy Saturday morning). My partner had a traditional eggs and bacon breakfast, whilst I had a North African Lamb Jaffle. The jaffle was amazing. The bacon on my partners dish was a little undercooked, although acceptable. We got take away pastries... More 

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Bondi, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is an old favourite of mine. Its hidden on a side street just of conventry street South Melbourne. The menu is fantastic I normally go there for business breakfast and also for leisure. Lots of great sweets and the rainbow of macaroons are very tempting everything on the menu is worth trying and you won't regret it. The chai... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Tucked away down a laneway, diagonally opposite the South Melbourne Market is a great little eatery called Chez Dre. Its easy to miss it but they usually have a sign out somewhere in Coventry Street to help guide you. You'll find a lovely courtyard perfect for a Melbourne summer and plenty of room indoors also if you want to avoid... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rear of 285/287 Coventry Street | Access Via Alleyway, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 2688

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?