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29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9642 5593
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  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed July 5, 2012 via mobile

Popular cafe in hardware lane Food was very well presented with personal service despite it being packed Has a good following of regulars

Thank sm90210
Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

We were in quite a rush as I reach there 11ish. Breakfast just finished but the person in charge was flexible enough to serve us brunch as it's quicker. Food was good, balance and tasty especially the corn cakes (sorry didn't know the exact name)....More

Thank hoelon
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Went here twice for brekky. Food was really good particularly the garlic mushrooms. Service is very friendly and the coffee is extremely good. Wife and I was $20 a head for big brekky and coffee. Cant beat that. Highly recommended and you wont be disappointed.

Thank Turtlemania
Reviewed June 23, 2012

In a city that is full of cool cafes - this one is my new favourite. Friendly staff, groovy atmosphere, jazzy music and yummy food at reasonable prices. Had a few coffees here and a fantastic brekky of poached eggs on turkish toast with the...More

Thank beckchur
Reviewed June 22, 2012

Coffee was great, chocolate was better. Service was tops!

Thank LadySkel
Reviewed June 16, 2012

We happened across Hardware Lane around lunch time and chose Affogato to grab something to eat. The staff were efficient and friendly, food was amazing - best (tomato) bruschetta we've had (and we've had a lot of bruschetta!). I had the home made chicken and...More

Thank awezner
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Just.. do it.. Seriously, will visit every time.. The staff are very friendly, the coffee was amazing and the food was exceptional.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed April 27, 2012

After searching on trip advisor for a lovely cafe for our last breakfast in Melbourne my wife found this fabulous cafe in one of the many hidden lane ways that Melbourne is famous for. Very friendly service, polite and efficient. Coffee was of a high...More

Thank Denis P
Reviewed April 19, 2012

We were warmly welcomed into the cafe immediately and handed menus promptly. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The coffee was huge and tasty. Each of my food and my partners was hot and tasty. Def a great place for breakfast in the city....More

Thank aimmy22
Reviewed March 27, 2012

My wife described her eggs and avocado on toast as the best she had ever had. My toasted fruit loaf was the real Australian kind -- thick, and full of generous pieces of dried apricot, fig and other fruits. The coffee was hot and fresh,...More

Thank Peter S
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9642 5593
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Affogato is a quirky little Cafe situated in iconic Hardware Lane with alfresco dining. The cafe has a delicious modern Australian menu, welcoming atmosphere, friendly service and this makes it the perfect choice for breakfast, brunch or lunch with many Gluten Free and Vegetarian options available. If you're in for a sweet treat, why not try our delicious Waffles and Pancakes or our popular Gluten Free Muffins, Brownies & Cakes all made on the premises!!
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