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The Grain Store

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9972 6993
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (153 reviews)
“poached eggs” (79 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 - 10 of 977 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

This was our first meal in Melbourne and our best. From the friendly greeting to the impeccable service to the absolutely beautiful food, I cannot fault it. Thankyou for helping us fall in love with meliboune!!!!

Thank thebreds
Reviewed yesterday

My breakfast here could have been much more enjoyable if the newspapers were not on a long stick which made it almost impossible to read them while eating breakfast. Good coffee and eggs.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place never turn you down. Excellent bf and good service. I been there for 3 times alway full of customers.

Thank Tang W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived 2.50pm on Saturday to be told kitchen had closed. No times on their website, google listed as open to 5pm. Not exactly Melbournes premiere brunch spot.

Thank dohboy64
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for breakfast with my partner. We had beautiful pancakes and scrambled eggs. They were cooked to perfection.

Thank Niall C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place never lets us down. Great modern menu with fantastic coffee. always seems to buzzing with customers as well... but no wonder.

1  Thank Jamesmelbau12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today was my second lunchtime visit to The Grain Store. I can see it's popularity has not waned since I last visited last year and deservedly so. The offerings are varied and imaginative. Today I enjoyed the linguine alle vongole, a dish I don't get...More

Thank Toni V
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you kindly for your raving review Toni V! We hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inventive & tasty breakfast! I tend to dislike going out for breakfast because I don’t eat eggs & most menus are so same same BUT at Grain Store there was so much variety that I had trouble choosing what to order . I opted for...More

Thank helroskel
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you helroskel, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee is that good here that a ristretto or macchiato become realistic options. The food, in particular the salmon dish was flawless. We enjoyed breakfast here twice thanks to the ambience and unique menu. Be mindful this place can get busy between 7.30am -...More

Thank NQPsych2U
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting NQPsych2U, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was sure that I had gotten off the tram at the wrong stop - on a Saturday morning, it was pretty quiet and I couldn't imagine such a popular place there. But I found it tucked away, and I was thrilled. Everything looked and...More

1  Thank MiaBchGal
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting MiaBchGal, we hope to see you back again soon :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9972 6993
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