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Bookshop Cafe

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Rear 570 Burke Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3124, Australia
(03) 9882 6911
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

What was a reasonable café for breakfast or a coffee before shopping in Camberwell Market, this venue has mysteriously closed

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I went into the bookshop cafe to get take away coffee and lunch, The staff were friendly enough and the menu was quite varied however after seeing one of the food handling staff lick her fingers and proceed to touch my food I will not be eating here again. As the contact phone number is incorrect and they have no... More 

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Thank Hannah W
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Finally found my daily breakfast venue! I've tried every cafe in Camberwell and The Bookshop Cafe wins, hands down. Food is great and fresh, coffee is perfect, and the service is wonderful (I'm a fan of smiles). Also, it's really affordable ($6.90 for a coffee and bacon & egg sandwich) The biggest plus: they accept Eftpos with no minimum!

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Thank Josh M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Lovely staff, cheap coffees. Great service. An all day breakfast menu and lunch menu. Lots to choose from. Its great to see a happy batista and a happy chef. Have never been disappointed here. Lovely cheap good quality food overall

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Thank Ben H
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

FYI, THE NUMBER LISTED IS !!NOT!! FOR THE BOOKSHOP CAFE. Someone has made a mistake and it's our private home number. We have mentioned this to them but nothing has been changed. Perhaps try yellow pages or ring from a business card if you need to contact them.

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1 Thank lolitadoll
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The staff are friendly and the food comes out quickly, but it's pretty average. Toasted foccacias come out cold in the middle, and everything is a bit bland. Disappointing.

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1 Thank Daviiidd
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We tried so many places in Camberwell since we moved here and this is the only place that provides everything. Lovely coffee, amazing service and comfy outdoor seating. We are yet to eat here but I am sure it'll be just as amazing as everything else. It's so consistent.

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1 Thank isabeldavies7
Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Terrible coffee, burnt and overextracted. Food is generally poorly seasoned, muffin on eggs benedict hardly toasted. Won't be back.

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1 Thank Fangbo68
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

.....A great place for lunch, great coffee and staff are friendly without being over the top. Prices are spot on and so is the wifi. I think I've just found my new caff for work lunch breaks and weekend brekky.

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Thank Ladyeggshell
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Ordered a banana smoothie and when it arrived it had no banana in it. Sent it back and when they returned it tasted of artificial banana flavouring. My mother ordered an iced coffee was warm. When we sent that back it returned with a few ice cubes added to it. Terrible drinks and the food wasn't that amazing either.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear 570 Burke Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3124, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9882 6911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?