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Son of the Bean


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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Some of the yummiest sandwiches I’ve had in Melbourne. Great friendly vibe. My wife said the coffee was excellent

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Super friendly, great coffee and delicious muffins! All in a nice cosy atmosphere, what more could you need!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Small coffee shop; perfect for on the go. Staff was friendly ! Got the Melbourne magic and was delish. Just across from federation square

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank mariaa948
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Found this little gem by chance on our way to the tennis grand slam. Small café but big on character and charm. Staff were friendly and coffee good quality. On our second visit I also had a bacon and egg bap which was good. A...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank KevinTunn
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Have you heard of this place before, I hadn't, just happened to be on my way to Hisense Melbourne for a Basketball Match when I stopped at SON OF THE BEAN for a coffee experience, two such guys, one the extraordinare Barista who did my...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Seaton29
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly manager/server here called Alfie. A very cheery young man - busy, enterprising and eager to please. This is essentially a small coffee and sandwiches/small meals place. I like the layout. It's tight but also engagingly quirky. The decoration is eccentric but nice and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for an emergency coffee while waiting for the tram. What a wonderful welcome & pleasant surprise. 'Son of the Bean' doesn't only know how to make an excellent flat white but also is a marvellous mind reader & questioned the huge size I...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank SammyJWatson
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely recommend this place. The ambiance and decoration are fantastic. Elfie was not only so kind but also so helpful and guided us with care for our visit!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 210rezan
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Great location, awesome service and a really GOOD cup of coffee. Oozes atmosphere and character and wish I could have stayed for breakfast!

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Hooverfan1
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular visitor to this wonderful wee place - early and mid morning coffees and some lunch from time to time. The coffee is outstanding, as good if not better than anything in the area. Creamy, tasty and smooth. They also offer a proper...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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