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Monarch Cake Shop

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103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 2972
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8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We'd been told to look out for the cake shops in St Kilda. There are a handful - each with shelves groaning with confectionery delight. What drew us to the Monarch Bakery and Cake shop was that they look as though they use good quality ingredients and are light with the colourings and flavourings. They also had gluten free options.... More 

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Beeac
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can actually have a battle between cake shops here. It is your personal choice on what you want. I decided on Monarch cake Shop. Coffee with cake was very nice. Pleasant atmosphere. You do not have to wait. Cannot make up my mind with so mant selections available. Would like one of each. Have a go and check them... More 

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Thank Connan59
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monarch cakes defies expectations: it’s an unapologetic remnant of “old St Kilda” in the midst of a suburb becoming gentrified. Not much has changed here over the decades but thankfully that includes the hundred-year-old recipe for Polish cheesecake. They also make a good coffee.

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Thank stefansorensen2000
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well priced fresh cakes and a good range for most tastes. Limited overasll in range compared to others, however quality is there and not so pricy. Offer eat in or take away, basic presentaion for a cafe, however they take great care to make sure your selection is well packaged to be just a good looking when you go to... More 

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Queensland
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167 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a tram last week for our very first visit to St Kilda Beach. Absolutely dismal weather with galeforce winds, but found refuge walking along Acland Street and discovering the many cake shops - so window shopped the cakes along the street for some time before deciding on a French Vanilla Slice and Baked Cheese Cake to take home and... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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532 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Monarch cake shop because of the sign for their cheesecake which said it was their old time recipie. Well the display for their cakes looks lovely however the interior doesn't look like it's changed in decades and the service was slow. We did have the cheesecake and it was ok, nothing special. Nice place for a coffee on... More 

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Thank tigger2594
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their 100 years recipe cheese cake is a must try item. It taste a bit different with other cheese cakes. : )

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Thank Jia Yi L
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I took home a caramel slice and a pecan tart and both were delicious! I've only tried one of the other flashy cake shops on the street and Monarch was much better. You won't be disappointed.

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Bundanoon
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Atmospheric old style cafe and I hope they never update it. Had a French Vanilla Slice, to die for, so many cakes to choose from and they all look fantastic.

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Thank Mahler9th
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A wonderful selection of cakes to chose from. Enjoy with a drink watching the like of St Kilda past by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 2972

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