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Cafe Republic

160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9820 0800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just wanted a simple no fuss meal and that's what we got. Service was perfunctory at best. Maybe they needed one more person on the floor, or else the guy buzzing around like a fly but not appearing to do much needed to get...More

Thank Mardi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic staff, food, drinks and an incredible happy hour offering. The major let down is the lack of heating outside. Too often I've had mates who would like to come for a few drinks, but ultimately end up at competing venues such as Cosi because...More

Thank RhileyW23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Republic for dinner after the grand final. It was bustling but our reserved table was ready in 5 minutes while we waited with a drink. My husband reports that the steaK was cooked perfectly. Staff was friendly,courteous and attentive. My Caesar salad...More

Thank Docker15
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Food excellent, had avocado and feta and house made muesli. Coffees need work-long black was too watered down. Service was efficient.

Thank Barry K
Reviewed August 27, 2017

I ate here on a few occasions whilst staying in Melbourne and every time I did I was not disappointed. The staff were fantastic and very friendly, the food was excellent and I particularly liked the price of the beers and pizza on Tuesday night.

Thank martin b
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Our group of 4 friends had lunch here and enjoyed a much better experience. We had reserved a table which was an advantage because they were quite busy. Water was brought and menus were delivered promptly. Three of us ordered egg varieties, while the 4th...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Cafe Republic is never going to offend anyone... but it's never going to wow anyone either. It reminds me of Cafe Sienna on Chapel St... very classic cafe fare. Nothing innovative... nothing offensive. Pretty reliable if you can't think of anywhere better to go at...More

Thank MarkG78_12
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Lively spot in a busy suburb, filled with happy sounds of people chatting, laughing, eating and enjoying their company. Great casual dining options, contemporary western cuisine.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Cafe Republic seems to have undergone a menu change as well as staff change in the last few months. We regularly visit here almost weekly for a girls dinner catch up as is a convenient location and we got to know the owner and manager...More

Thank groovychickMelbourne
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here twice over the long weekend. Once as a big group of 30 and again with about 12 people. The food was really good. The kids LOVED the Nutella pancakes with icecream, the French toast and great iced chocolates. Staff were friendly...More

Thank ReiserSydney
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9820 0800
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