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Chez Dre

$$ - $$$French, Cafe,
Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 2688
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“cakes” (51 reviews)
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7:30 am - 4:30 pmAll hours
French, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best baked eggs ever!!! I just have to say the baked eggs (i forget what they are called on the menu) absolutely by far my favourite in town. The queue seemed to go on forever but we managed to get in super quick the only...More

Thank seamless87
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Great brekkie with plenty of options. Tasty coffee and also really affordable. I had smashed avo with a poached egg and the avo serve was massive! Grab some brekkie here then duck over to south Melbourne markets for your fresh produce.

Thank Holly G
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Went to South Melbourne market for brekkie as my guests had just arrived into Melb. After walking around, we decided to find somewhere for a sit down rather than continue walking with a coffee in hand. So I suggested Café Chez Dre as it’s typical...More

Thank lanceheng
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Walking through that door transports you to another place, ambience and service is top and the view from the window to the patio is great. Bacon on top of your French toast maybe an overkill, it is the first time that adding bacon hasn't made...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I went with my two sisters for Sunday lunch. As it was my first visit, it took me a little while to find the entrance in the side alley. You can't book, so we joined the line out the front which wasn't too long and...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

nice place to have brunch on Sunday with family. we tried french vanilla toast steak hot chocolate iced coffee

Thank yusuf_andry
Reviewed July 4, 2017

A little slice of Paris tucked down a cobblestone lane in elegant South Melbourne featuring mouth-watering authentic French pastries, a great breakfast/ brunch menu with Parisian touches and of course as it is Melbourne after all - great coffee. Chez Dre is an elegant space...More

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Food: Chez dre is a great brunch spot, tucked down the end of a "laneway". Chez dre offers good, solid brunch staples done well. The coffee and pastries are also excellent. Atmosphere/service: It's a popular spot and always has a good atmosphere. It's a fairly...More

Thank Suzie S
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Drove all the way from Rye to have lunch here on a Sunday. No cakes and no baguettes. Very disappointed.

Thank Australian07
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Had brunch with some girl friends on Sunday arvo. Wasn't packed, so we were sited fairly quickly. We ordered the wagging burger, corn fritters (from the special menu) and chorizo with peas. The food were presented very well but I was shocked to see there...More

Thank xihearttravelx
South Melbourne
South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous
market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged
fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens
and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighborhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > South Melbourne
  • Neighborhood: South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 2688
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