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The Little Ox

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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452 New St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
61395966577
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6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first time here, pleasantly surprised. Excellent coffee came exactly as ordered , food delicious and service friendly and professional. Only slight negative is its a bit noisy and cramped at the door trying to pay and leave.

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, had the porridge bowl, tasted nice but food came 20 mins prior to coffee/tea. Felt like staff just forgot about us (2 people) but were polite. Not bad but wouldn't go out of my way to go again.

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Thank sian_ev
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The food is always nice and presented beautifully. The coffee is great and the service is ok. Service can be a bit slow when at times but I guess because the food is nice, it's worth the edit (most days), The noise levels are high as their acoustic is not great there so at times it can get very noisy... More 

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Thank My-voice-oz
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice food. I had the eggs benedict. Was full of flavour and great on top of crumpets. Coffee was fantastic and quick friendly service.

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Thank TravellerMan123415
Singapore
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Nice deco, but limited menu and eggs were over done. Price was pretty standard. Caramel milkshake was very good though.

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Thank boonyewlim
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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely brunch here with my friend! The food was fantastic and the coffee is great. Couldn't believe how friendly the staff members are!

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Thank Abi V
Svenja S, Social Media at The Little Ox, responded to this review

Hey Abi, thank you so much for coming in and reviewing The Little Ox! We are looking forward to having you back soon! Best wishes, Svenja More 

Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Once upon a time the little Ox was a cafe which served up pretty good food & a reasonable coffee. You could look past the fact the venue itself doesn't offer the best in the way of atmosphere, however the staff were really friendly and made up for the shortfall. The place has obviously changed hands & it's no longer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Always a friendly greeting! Table service by friendly wait staff who deliver water to your table before taking your order. The coffee is always good, and the poached eggs are excellent

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Thank potblak
Svenja S, Social Media at The Little Ox, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in and taking the time to review us. We really appreciate it. All the best, Svenja More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

A great place to have weekend lunch. Bright and airy athmosphere inside. Food is great and well presented . Try the Jerusalem Bowl for a healthier option.

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Thank Allen A
Svenja S, Social Media at The Little Ox, responded to this review

Thanks Allen, we are happy to hear that you love The Little Ox as much as we do! We are looking forward to seeing you again very soon. Svenja More 

Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

With competition increasing, people expect quality service and food when they visit cafes for breakfast or lunch. The location is certainly easy to find and on arrival, was certainly busy. However, I wasn't blown away from their menu, not many things to consider especially when it's already hard enough to pick when you have food intolerances. Why eat out then... More 

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Thank Jemkh
Svenja S, Social Media at The Little Ox, responded to this review

Hi Jemkh, thank you for coming in and taking the time to review The Little Ox. We are going to take your points on board and will look into a food intolerance friendlier menu. Thank you for letting us know and we hope to see you again! Have a nice day, Svenja More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 452 New St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: 61395966577

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