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Chez Dre

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Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 2688
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7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch as Spring was coming back into season. Great little courtyard and brilliant coffee. They often do interesting French lunches, I had the oeufs en meurette and was very pleasing, but could have been a slightly larger serve. The bread was amazing though, as was the apple danish. Must go to in Melbourne.

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Thank J-Lou_travels
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been a couple of times to Chez Dre. Food is always good, although wouldn't say amazing. Staff are friendly and atmosphere is very welcoming. Be prepared to queue at weekends. Also worth a stop in next door to their desert store, Bibelot which does some amazing deserts.

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Thank bs1784
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was planning on visiting this place for a long time and finally was there for lunch today. It's not a traditional French place but rather a modern take on French cuisine. But the bread is definitely French at its best. The interior is semi-industrial or should we say metro style. The food is a very good quality and the range... More 

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Thank Belka2014
Brisbane, Australia
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248 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Chez Dre down a cobblestone laneway for coffee with a customer. Great venue and delightful service. Decided on green tea and hot chocolate rather than the coffee and enjoyed it seated under the tree in the courtyard. Very nice.

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Thank Elizabeth2859
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed an early Saturday morning breakfast at this happening place today. Been here many times and generally loved the food. I decided on the sardines on onion jam with poached eggs, a special of the day. It is the first time I've been disappointed - a bland meal even though the eggs were poached perfectly. The sardines were a non-event... More 

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1 Thank Lifeisgood_8688
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buzzing breakfast or brunch spot creating beautifully presented meals. Coffee is good and croissants and pastries very authentic, fresh and tasty.

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Thank Ellabella20
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and brekkie menu. Service was friendly and fast. I had poached eggs and fresh OJ and couldn't help myself to 2 coffees. Love the place and will be back.

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Thank Rlehocz
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bistro/cafe food Wait should be approximately 20 min to 30 in peak times but by 1pm or so it dies down. Kitchen closes at 3 30 pm. Great variety of menu with mainly bistro type food. Food is very tasty. And well executed, with a causal menu. I found the service very friendly and attentive, the effort is obvious.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here for brunch and tried their pulled pork toastie. It was delicious! The toast were crispy and the meat was tender with melted cheese. The desserts look good too but was too full to try them. Next time then!

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1 Thank tunawhiskas
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137 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been to Chez Dre for months. It used to be my regular hide out but as the place was getting busier, my trip to Chez Dre disappeared. Feels good to be bad. No fuss, quick service n staff are courteous n polite. My breakfast was good. Coffee was awesome. The let down ? The seats are simply to closer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 2688

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