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Enrik's Cafe and Restaurant

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25 Railway Rd, Blackburn, Whitehorse, Victoria 3130, Australia
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great food let down by very poor customer service

We dined here recently as a group of 8 & quite enjoyed our varied meals, including some tasty share plates for starters & several decadent desserts. It's BYO wine, keeping prices reasonable with a pretty extensive & impressive menu.....but service was SHOCKING! Absolutely vacant staff with zero... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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609 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Called in for a light lunch. 'Wait to be seated' said the sign, so I waited. The guy behind the counter paid me no attention so I politely asked... "I'm by myself, can I please have a table". He was clearly annoyed that I had disturbed him, grumbled something under his breath and pointed to a table. I had barely... More 

Thank panther029
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall a disappointing place to go. Truly tasteless food, incompetent and surly service, expensive for what you get. Drinks also expensive. Went there to hold a birthday party for my son, but was told we could not bring our own cake? but sir! we have lovely deserts! Eventually made this happen. BYO yes, but they prefer you buy drinks from... More 

Thank Paul L
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reminiscent of some Canadian eateries I'd visited in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario Opposite Blackburn Railway Station Friendly, professional and accommodating staff Outside seating area Indoors casual but quite elegant for a quiet birthday lunch Relaxed atmosphere Fantastic menu and drinks selection that other eateries could model themselves on Coffee and cakes selection https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/ShowUserReviews-g2019137-d944243-r340529022-Enrik_s_Cafe_and_Restaurant-Blackburn_Whitehorse_Greater_Melbourne_Victoria.html#

Thank gordyf2015
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time at Enriks and we were very impressed. We were warmly greeted on our arrival and shown to our reserved table.Almost immediately water was brought to the table and we were asked if we would like to order drinks.As we had taken our own wine ice buckets were promptly furnished. The menu is quite extensive and reasonably priced... More 

Thank Oz2Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We dined here recently as a group of 8 & quite enjoyed our varied meals, including some tasty share plates for starters & several decadent desserts. It's BYO wine, keeping prices reasonable with a pretty extensive & impressive menu.....but service was SHOCKING! Absolutely vacant staff with zero interest in a greeting or smile, we experienced difficulty attracting their attention all... More 

Thank Delta260
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I used to go to Enriks often for brunch.The last few visits I have been very disappointed by the incredibly rude and incompetent service. The waiter (with a beard) is continually in a bad mood and gives the impression you are ruining his day by dining at this cafe. On Thursday's visit he didn't even greet us,just complained about only... More 

Thank Emma K
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We had a group of 27 guests for my sisters 60th for lunch on a Saturday 24th October. The food and service were just wonderful. The staff went out of there way to be helpfull and supported my 2 guests who needed a gluten free option.As for the meal we had a selected menu so guests could choose their meal.... More 

Thank Joan B
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

If you want high quality food across a number of cuisines, try Enriks. One of our favourites. The wait staff are very good. Never disappointed.

Thank Graham_Laurie
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Yep dont walk into this place late afternoon... the rush for service... inconvenience. .. and nope youre lucky to get coffee and cake ... because they dont serve lunch or a snack... too much effort! Nope not welcoming at all!

Thank Rennetta V
Seattle, Washington
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254 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Enrik's was recommended by the owner of the B&B we were staying in nearby. Excellent food, easy parking, and friendly staff. We loved Enrik's so much we returned twice during our 3 days in Melbourne.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Railway Rd, Blackburn, Whitehorse, Victoria 3130, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Whitehorse  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: 0398940611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 36

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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