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The Kettle Black


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Australian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stumbled across this place by accident but came back every single day afterwards during our stay in Melbourne! We mostly used the coffee cart outside the shop, but there is an indoor area. Can get very busy at peak times though. Lovely staff who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank isabelh29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously ridiculous. half an avo on a toast. Nothing else. No efforts put in the plate. I asked to have at least a bit of Olive oil to season. I found out they charged me for those drops of oil. Never seen before

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Louiz86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good casual place for brunch with various brunch menus. Good service, good place, and decent price. Come earlier to get a seat and parking area since its crowd often cause a long line.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank cindycarissa86
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

A very serene & sublime place to start your day. Nice and relaxing interior, with bars, benches or chairs to sit at. The bircher muesli was divine, with pecans, sliced nectarine & beetroot! Everything felt very chilled. Prices seem to be fairly standard for Melbourne....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank charliedwild
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Food comes in generous portions and tastes good. The coffee is a disappointment, given the myriad of choices in Melbourne. We were there around 11am on a Thursday morning and were seated immediately. Service was okay although I think the servers looked a tad tired....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank wysiwig
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Great coffee and innovative and tasty food close to Albert Park. Seasonal mushrooms with smoked yoghurt and hazelnut crumb and scrambled egg with feta on sour dough bread. The Service was excellent as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank deanh206
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here for breakfast. She had the raw kingfish and I had the pastrami, they were both solid. The coffee and tea was also up to our standards. I would recommend going here for breakfast 👍 I’m also excited to try...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jameshP8710KO
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Looks like good cafe to have breakfast but taste of the food is not good. I found a hair in my scramble egg and they gave me refund. Good coffee but not good food.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Atilganfamilytrips
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

I recently went and indulged in a meal with family members after returning from a overseas trip. The staff were attentive and we were escorted to a table fairly quickly. The menu catered for various types of foods to be able to provide a great...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank karmahands
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

This place is very hyped up, but disappointing compared to other amazing Melbourne brunches. The portions are small, the flavours are okay. The physical space is lovely but not worth it for the price and the mediocre food.

Date of visit: March 2019
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