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Black Cat

Cafe, Australian
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252 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
(03) 9419 6230
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, it's only late night drinks after all, but somehow they create the right atmosphere. There are bars with better selection of drinks, and bars with much more attention to detail... but somehow the black cat is just kinda easy and cool.

Thank Ornithorh
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to pop into on Brunswick st in the heart of Fitzroy. We had a delicious affogato for $6. Big scoop of ice cream and 2 shots of coffee! Highly recommend. Will come back. Very hip!

Thank robotfishcake
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly ..cool..great music Great place to chill out..even in winter! Wicked hot chocolate Lots of people just relaxing around

Thank Tommy K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Very trendy litte place, that's a must if your in Melbourne, has been here for a long time so must be doing something right!

Thank Graham B
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Gorgeous coffee shop in super hip Fitzroy with beautiful hanging plants, huge windows for much light, and yes, drought beer too. Charming staff as well.

Thank crouchingfeather
Seven Hills
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Just happened to drop in for coffee and found this to be very pleasant place t chat and watch the world go by. Great use of an old shop front. Eclectic furnishing and decor make for an interesting look. Staff were friendly and the coffee was excellent.

Thank MrsWendyP
Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxed lounging environment. Very limited menu meant that I couldn't eat anything there, due to a couple of food allergies. No almond milk. No gluten free bread. Staff were ok and it was nice and warm inside. Would recommend for those wanting to meet friends before dinner or have

Thank Lou S
Byron Bay, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We went there on Monday 2nd of May in the morning and a chick with dark hair was working. Despite the lack of choice, my partner ordered a banana bread. The girl was incredibly rude and arrogant. I couldn't tolerate this 5 year old behaviour if I was her boss. I went to the bathroom and then I heard her... More 

1 Thank astrostratus
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

This was our first time visiting Black Cat. We met up with friends that we haven't seen in ages, and although there were only three of us sitting inside, the DJ persisted to play the music at level that required shouting into the ear of the person sitting next to you on the couch. For a pub/club/larger bar this might... More 

Thank Flynnd
Avignon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a coffee at the Black Cat one afternoon. The place is really awesome, original and funny. You can chill on couches or have a drink outside, as well as get some food. A DJ was there, so the music was nice to hear. We had a good moment!

1 Thank Ellasch84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: (03) 9419 6230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?