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The St. Kilda Dispensary

$$ - $$$Cafe,
13 Brighton Rd, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 402 842 407
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
13 Brighton Rd, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We visited The Dispensary 2 years ago and this time, just off the ferry from Tasmania, we ached for a good coffee and some breakfast to shake the cobwebs from an early start. The Dispensary is a great place - the decor is delightful, the...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends, not the first time we've been. Good choice of food and beverage, quirky pharmacy theme which works well (see photo). Not much interaction between staff and customers, they could work on this a bit more. Service with a...More

Thank VickyT_TravelBug
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times and it has a great atmosphere and great menu. The dragon fruit bowl was delicious!!

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This cafe was once a dispensary and clinic, opened in 1940 and was the first for the local area. You will see upon entering the cafe owner has kept with the theme. It has been thoughtfully decorated and even the restroom has been decorated with...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed November 25, 2016

This hidden gem is a must try. Friendly service and a bright and vibrant atmosphere. I had bubble and squeak and it was awesome because of the thickly cut bacon sitting on top. Got to look around the place as its an absolute classic with...More

Thank Titcharoonie
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Had coffee here with friends and it was great 👍🏼 love the inside and the original decor, really cool! However had a coffee to go and it was terrible. Got my order wrong and had to go all the way back to then get a...More

Thank wanderlust_millie
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

If your keen for amazing eats and relax in a great quirky environment this is the place you have been searching for! Pleasant staff and great atmosphere you can't really ask for anything more.

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Awesome food great quirky environment, easy to find location ample parking. Small warm cafe with nice feel. Try it and I bet you'll love it.

Thank TheHoff74
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Service was great. The atmosphere and decor is in keeping with the theme. Coffee was as good as we have got anywhere else.

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

While waiting on council docs across the road we popped into thsi quirky little establishment. What a pleasant surprise. All decked out like a 70s medical clinic but with all the best of food and coffee. Really really good coffee, and hot chocolate to die...More

Thank Sharon M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Brighton Rd, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 402 842 407
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