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Monarch Cake Shop

103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 2972
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (71 reviews)
“berry crumble” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We explored along st kilda esplanade market. Wanted to grab some cakes. We tried monarch cake shop. The shop has a rustic look. Even the cashier machine is the 60s cashier. The cafe is pretty cramped internally. The famous cake is kuglehoupf cake. Which is...More

Thank ccheewah
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

We visit Monarch each time we are in Melbourne and the quality is always superb. Highly recommend Monarch.

Thank Loukie47
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Delicious fresh baked delights always baked fresh on the day. Squeezed 6 of us all in on a Sunday for tea and cakes. Proprietor was charming and polite, talking about how long he’d been working there, and was only closed one day a year. Worth...More

Thank Toby M
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Delicious baby kugel cake and a nice cup of tea in a homely and friendly atmosphere. Great variety of traditional continental cakes on offer.

Thank Adam L
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Clearly a well-established cake-shop - one of three excellent European cake shops in the one block in Acland St mall. The kooglehoupf was indeed excellent, though not cheap.

Thank Crimitorii
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Their coffee is delicious, I love their apple crumble as well. Very traditionally made taste. Easily accessible by trams. They also have secret old recipe to their dessert which makes it very special and delicious.

Thank CH_1987
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to try this bakery as soon as I saw the Jewish episode on Sbs' Food Safari with Maeve O'Meara. It certainly didn't disappoint!!! I would've easily tasted everything in that window. But I settled for the chocolate baby kugelhoupf, which was very...More

Thank babymort
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely old cake shop that has delicious cakes and coffee in an old style atmosphere with photos of all the celebrities who have eaten here over the years. There are some great old photos of the street from the 1930s too. Enjoy...More

Thank ian6633
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This place has cakes to tantalise everyone's tastebuds. I love the cherry crumble slice and my fiance the baby kugelhopf. We like to share and so I get the best of both world's. Coffee is always good.The only problem you will have is the crowded...More

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Still a gem. Random bits of art and photos- cakes to die for. And the girls are lovely- thanks for your recommendations and heating up those mini chocolate kugels!

1  Thank Yvette B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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