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320 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9530 3550
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6:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to catch up with your NZ friends. They serve NZ tasty specialities. Please ask for a coffee with cinnamon :) Soooo good

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Thank Ms B
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491 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We visited Batch today for a drink and small lunch. The staff were friendly and efficient service. The cafe was crazy busy, in a good way. Lots of lovely options on the menu or cabinet food. Loved seeing all the NZ food/treats on sale, brings me back to NZ just like that. They had lolly cake, peanut slabs, fresh up,... More 

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Thank Tania W
Melbourne
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016

My partner and I have been regulars for most weekends over the last year. He loves how they cook his scrambled eggs and the portion size of his meal. I love the food and the atmosphere. The staff are all friendly and helpful and make you feel at home that you can't help but order another coffee or drink. The... More 

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Thank Hamo4lyfe
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016

When my friends recommended 'Batch', I imagined a large beer garden restaurant. Little did I know that it was in fact a quaint yet bustling cafe / coffee shop nestled amongst a strip of boutique gift shops and bakeries. The coffee is divine and there are so many options on the menu - deciding what to choose is a constant... More 

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Thank Isha B
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We are always on the lookout for great food. Especially breakfast. By chance, I deviated from the usual haunts and came to Batch. The coffee was solid, but not spectacular (my standards are ridiculous so you won't be disappointed). On the other hand, the corn and zucchini fritters were divine. First, they were hot. Luke warm fritters is not unusual.... More 

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Thank Solly1967
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

As far as coffee goes it's great, novelty items adorn to place to the point of it being a not for sale thrift shop. I must say though I am tiring of Cafes charging $5 for a regular size takeaway that they call a large.

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Thank matt w
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

They have done it again! Every time we come here we are never disappointed. The staff are professional efficient and polite (same friendly faces), the kitchen churns out amazing high quality fare and the coffee remains one of St Kilda/Balaclavas' best! We had 1/ avocado and feta mash on toasted sourdough, 2/ the spicy potato rosti with harrisa, rocket, fried... More 

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Thank easty01
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I caught up with a girlfriend and had heard the coffee was good so wanted to give it a try. We weren't disappointed. Service was great. They kept topping up our water without us having to ask. I had the cinnamon sugar brioche with berries and coffee - delicious!

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Thank Aussietraveller1111
Perth, Australia
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Staff very friendly and greeted me by name on my second visit. Food healthy and delicious with reasonable prices. Good vibe and well worth a visit if in this part of town. Recommended

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Thank Kim M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch on a weekend trip to Melbourne, the food was fabulous and staff so friendly. We loved it so much we went back for breakfast the next day and they remembered our drink orders. Highly recommend.

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Thank Elise W

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Carlisle Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9530 3550

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