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Pillar Of Salt

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541 Church St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9421 1550
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

If you're after a delicious breakfast/brunch Pillar of Salt is the way to go. Obviously the cafes fantastic reputation means it's incredibly busy of a weekend but the staff go over and above to make sure you're acknowledged and seated as quickly as possible. The coffee is on point + the menu has plenty of options. I had the porridge... More 

Thank Hannah W
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Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

One of the best breakfasts and coffee in Melbourne. So consistently good. The chilli scrambled eggs is unsurpassed. The staff are always warm engaging and on the ball. How they fit so many in that kitchen I'll never know but they certainly seem to work like a well oiled machine. Being relatively new to Melbourne I'm guessing this place is... More 

Thank Steve H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Menu here is innovative and the food tastes amazing. We have been a couple of times and tried a number of the dishes. The Eggs Benedict is possibly one of the best you could find. Coffee is very good. We take our dog and sit outside, they make her feel very welcome.

Thank Neil D
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

My usual place for breakfast in Richmond was closed while it moved (cheeky monkey) so I decided to give this a try. It was very good - good coffee and food. Five of us went and everyone was pretty impressed. The previous day we went to top paddock and liked that slightly better, but this place will definitely have people... More 

Thank kereru44
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Had breakfast here one day. Food was fabulous, reasonably priced and the staff were really friendly. Great way to start the day

Thank Catmackna
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place for brekkie or lunch or just coffee. This was my local for years and now I have moved states, I miss it so much. Back today for brekkie and coffee. Smashed avo (yes, overdone, but this one is the best). But get in early, otherwise the wait for a table can be 45mins.

Thank Bec M
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3 reviews
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a great cold brew coffee with the Nordic breakfast board. Perfect breaky. Not too heavy and super tasty.

Thank j_blackney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place Brunch. Out of all the places in Richmond on Saturday this place was packed so it must be the place. Had to wait a little for a table but the food was excellent. The prices were reasonable for 4 of us the bill came to $95 and the quality and quantity were good.

Thank Wijitha G
Dunedin, New Zealand
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Decent food. They don't allow alterations to the menu which is understandable but a little annoying. Overall a great experience though- got the smashes avo on toast and it was great! Staff were very friendly and attentive. Would recommend.

Thank Elyse D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here for my birthday and it didn't disappoint! My mouth is almost watering at the thought of my amazing bloody Mary's and eggs Benedict. It was delightful. The outside area is where you want to be, lovely when the sun is shining!

Thank wanderlust_millie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 Church St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9421 1550

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