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Monarch Cake Shop

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103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Mahler9th
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank CarmodyTravel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here many times before the theater with my wife and my favorite is still the Caramel Slice. The secret is the thin layer of chocolate on top and not an overpowering caramel inside and the base is also the right thickness. The vanilla slice is my next pick. Yes we are going back again.

Thank Abbingdon
Linga, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the Kugelhauf. You won't be disappointed. I brought 3 home with me! 😍 Staff are also fast and friendly!

Thank Jac B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 100 year old cheesecake is to die for as is the custard slice! A must visit whilst in Melbourne and St Kilda.

Thank Suzie H
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeking the best baked cheescake in town for my husband's birthday, I ended up at the Monarch cake Shop in Acland Street. Acland street houses several establishments specializing in continental ckes. Many windows are laden with rich, often gaudily decarated cakes, slices and pastries. While the Monarch has an attractively decorated window, it does not tend to have the loud... More 

Thank Velvetterrier
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Acland St, St Kilda is known for its cake shops and Monarch is the best of all of them. A very long history of supplying tourists and locals with the highest quality cakes. Very reliable and the staff are always willing to go out of their way to give you what you need.

Thank Matt J
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A St Kilda local likes to buy biscuits (cookies) from the Monarch. She served us a group of us three varieties. The Florentines were gobbled up and just about fought over. The plainer things didn't excite anyone. I was glad our host had done the shopping as I've found service in the Monarch variable, sometimes rude. You take your chances... More 

Thank Alys-Schatzi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Part of the history of St Kilda. Amazing range of cakes. I only had one! It was delightful. You can sense the history in the place. Great coffee too.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Number one bakery in St Kilda, and in the absence of having tried tried any other I'd say it's quite good. I wanted something with both cream and fruit, like cherry but they didn't have that; could only choose either or: French vanilla (cream) or cherry crumble. I asked for cream on the side but that wasn't available either. So:... More 

Thank isiria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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: +61395342972

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