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The convent abbotsford

1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
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  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“market stalls” (2 reviews)
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1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The Abbotsford Convent grounds are big. It's a nice and relaxing place with plenty of spaces to just sit down on. Cafes aplenty and just the vibe of the area is mellow and calming. i'd recommend this place for a nice lazy weekend afternoon.

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

My brother and sister in law recently had their wedding here. Nice outdoor seating for 24 people was provided. As the wedding had over 100 guests most people stood. The service from staff on the day was very good. We only had a coffee at...More

Thank skybluesmurf
Reviewed November 12, 2016

The Sisters of the Good Shepherd, a Catholic religious order, ran the convent for many years before it was turned into an artists' colony. It has many interesting things to see. The Convent is close to the city, it is easy to get to if...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Had visited the convent to do a tour of the buildings. Did not expect to find a new venue for Sunday brunch. The bakery does great meals at very reasonable prices. We where surprised at the quality and the value . The only down side...More

2  Thank whitey09
Reviewed July 6, 2016

You'll also find this venue listed in various info places as the Abbotsford Convent. It's a very big complex of 19th and early 20th century buildings in grounds near the Yarra River just a few kms east of the city, and it was a convent...More

1  Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Went to the Convent at Abbotsford for brunch - a lovely meal, love the atmosphere of the Bakery where we ate in what was the original kitchen of the convent. We then walked around the gardens and other areas of the convent. Have been here...More

Thank Roma S
Reviewed June 2, 2016

We have been to Abbotsford Convent a few times on our visits to Melbourne. Love all the variety of cafes, bakeries, kids farm at your doorstep, artists in residence, market stalls and beautiful walks around the property

Thank WMW22
Reviewed April 7, 2016

The Abbotsford convent was turned into a haven for the arts by the Catholic order, the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. The convent is an oasis of the arts in he midst of a city of commerce. The building is marvellous -- you don't get...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed March 9, 2016

That can I say? Fabulous food, great atmosphere, friendly staff, awesome coffee, you can toddlers here - she loved her baby cino, parking, ... everything you need. I have had breakfast here before - has to be ne of the best breakfasts in Melbourne

1  Thank GGloria870
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

On a still, calm autumn morning, this place is like a piece of heaven. You can sit at one of the outdoor benches and enjoy the wonderful ambience of the Convent, its architecture, spirit and peace, while sipping a good coffee and tucking into some...More

Thank Ali_Hawkins
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Abbotsford
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