We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Green Refectory

115 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
+61 3 9387 1150
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“breakfast stack” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (23 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
115 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (129)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two Green Refectories, just a 100 metres apart. This review is for the "pop up" just South of the main cafe. Today I had a coffee and a vegan sausage roll. Both were delicious and now I wonder why I ever eat meat,...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed January 12, 2018

I dropped in to this lovely space of rustic simplistic for breakfast on two occasions recently. I can therefore highly recommend the French Toast with poached pear and ice cream, and the scrambled egg with smoked salmon. I can also highly recommend the smoothies (I...More

Thank James M
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

So much delicious and good quality food! And very cheap! It does get very busy and is only a tiny cafe. Also only accepts cash!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Seriously, this girl comes in nursing a small brown dog. Stands to order her food and a female waiter with a tray of muffins in hand stops and pats the dog! Than I watch her go into the food area and grab some tongs and...More

Thank aussiewill
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

The green refrectory at 115 Sydney Rd Brunswick Melbourne is a really inexpensive restaurant with great food choices for everyone. From snacks to meals, drinks and cakes the choices are seemingly endless. I enjoyed a fresh chicken breast, bacon and avo burger on a sour...More

Thank ReptonChris1131
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Good Stuff..1. Food is generally great and the passionfruit sponge is to die for.2. Food is cheap and good value. Bad Stuff..1. This place needs room to move,perhaps a take away area. Lunch time is chaotic.2. Staff have a pretty cavalier attitude. Hope it doesn't...More

Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed October 8, 2017

As Kermit the Frog sang on Sesame Street "It's hard being green." Perhaps the Green Refectory is too successful for its own good. On a busy Sunday afternoon, it took about five inquires to determine that the wait staff had actually lost my coffee order....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The green refrectory has been a favourite of mine since my first visit a year ago. Great food! Super cheap too! $12 eggs bene with ham, which used to be my fave! Really chill but pumping at the same time, heaps of seats inside and...More

Thank Samara W
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This small cafe packed a lunch when it comes to dessserts and pastries. They offer a great range of old fashioned cakes and slices, good selection of teas and iced tea drinks, but they don't have the best coffee in this area. The tables are...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Me and my girlfriend lived in Brunswick for a month recently and we ate here every single day. Sometimes twice per day. The food is varried, fresh, often healthy, delicious and very very cheap. I especially enjoy their pies and fritatas. The thing that put...More

Thank Robert H
Nearby HotelsSee all Brunswick Hotels
Best Western Melbourne's Princes Park Motor Inn
284 reviews
.20 miles away
Parkville Motel
102 reviews
.31 miles away
Parkville Place Apartments
78 reviews
.31 miles away
Vibe Hotel Carlton Melbourne
1,050 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Code Black
123 reviews
.08 miles away
Cornish Arms Hotel
128 reviews
.10 miles away
Wide Open Road
93 reviews
.09 miles away
The Snug Public House
80 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Gilpin park
8 reviews
.58 miles away
Temple Park
5 reviews
.46 miles away
Christ Church Brunswick
9 reviews
.23 miles away
The Retreat Hotel
13 reviews
.26 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
January 23, 2015|
Response from JanetMackenzie | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an outside area at the back that you get to by going through the cafe, not really sure if dogs allowed.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria 3056, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9387 1150
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing