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Higher Ground


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Award winning Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner venue in Melbourne. Functions, Weddings and Events. Open 7 days a week.
$5 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Cafe, Australian
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes, you need to line up to put your name down for a table; yes, you need to wait for the table (30 mins Saturday am); yes, you wait while your order is cooked (divine mushrooms, polenta, poached eggs, sprinkle of truffle (not truffle oil)...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JulieT315
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food here was delicious and the staff were lovely. The only problem was that the background noise level was a bit loud.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious, healthy food with a difference. Had to wait about 30minutes for a table (standard for a weekend, they tell me), but so worth the wait. The staff were great, as was the coffee.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank brendonm33
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a Hotel clod=se by and the Concierge recommended this place for breakfast. We went there 3 times during our stay. High Ceilings, brick walls and a happening place Melbournians love their coffee and breakfast. The eggs benedict were awesome with a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ted77019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had breakfast and coffee here with my colleague on a business trip from Sydney. First of all the food and coffee were amazing - just like you’d expect when you walk in and see the very impressive interior. The highlight for us, though, was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Megan281090
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited Higher Ground a couple times previously and once again it didn’t disappoint. Our group of five booked for a Saturday morning breakfast and were promptly seated on arrival. With such an extensive and varied menu it was tough to make a choice! I...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TravellerMish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three adults and a child very much enjoyed breakfast here on a cold Sunday. Arrived just after 9 am and it was already full. Waited outside and were called in 15 minutes or so. Coffee orders taken straight away but not rushed to order food...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank theae2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slight twist on a classic, eggs Benedict. Amazing is all I can say. Some absolutely stellar coffee as well 👌

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank chrish900
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was quite a discovery! First of all, the venue: a former industrial site, right opposite the train station, beautifully renovated and welcoming despite the very (very!) high ceilings. We went there on Sunday around 9:30, and glad we did: when we left, around...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ItalianDiabolik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. A little pricey as compared to other cafes around the are but definitely worth it. The food is exceptional. Coffee is great. The interiors are amazing. Service is good. It can get crowded though so be patient.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Josephine H
January 30, 2019|
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Response from georgiaemuller | Reviewed this property |
Yes :)
February 2, 2018|
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Response from Garry632015 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but suggest you look at the cafe website.
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Jill D | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any high chairs when I visited but a good idea to call them.
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