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Tom Thumb


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Cafe, Australian
Takeout, Seating

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All reviews great coffee flinders lane tiny cafe cold melbourne worth the wait yummy
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

Tom Thumb can be best described as a "whole in the wall" coffee bar, but don't be put off by the looks as it serves excellent coffee. There is seating on the footpath which adds to the experience. This is typical Melbourne experience, and it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TWal1
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A gorgeous little coffee shop that delivered a delicious hot chocolate and a yummy biscuit. Great staff that were friendly and professional. Always people lining up outside this place which is a good sign. Definitely worth the short wait to be served.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

A place that serves excellent coffee. Doesn’t try to be anything else, aside from a few delicious pastries this place is about coffee, tea eat al. Very good quality and worth a detour.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank therudies86
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This tiny cafe is easily spotted in Flinders Lane. It’s not the flashy signage or the pumping vibe. It’s the crowds of people all willing to endure a bitterly cold Melbourne morning to wait in the wind tunnel of Flinders Lane for some seriously good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank seaview088
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Such a small hole in the wall but incredibly popular, always large queues waiting. Good coffee though and worth the wait

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed December 2, 2017

This is a great little spot for coffee. Place your order at the counter and sit upstairs. Try to avoid the mid-morning worker queues. Has lactose-free milk, something which a number of the bigger busier places don't seem to bother about. Coffee is good strength...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank helsaAustralia
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Just had worst experience here. I was the first in the queue, ordered my mocha before a guy who ordered cappuccino and a girl who ordered long black. However, I got my coffee the last and received Got rude explanation from the barista without apology....More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

A cute little cafe with excellent coffee. I also had a nice Reuben made on a bagel for my lunch. Good friendly service.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Thundergod_au
Reviewed July 13, 2017

They get super yummy cookies here. They cost around $5 but they are well worth it. You can get your coffee in a cup that you bring too. And it's a super cute cool place to sit on Flinders Lane between Art Galleries. Well worth...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Good, hot coffee! Friendly service. Would of been 5 stars if the 'large' size wasn't actually a 'regular' cup. Bit of a line up with the business crowd morning/arvo tea so get in early, but worth the wait. Quick service

Date of visit: July 2017
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