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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 good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“poached eggs” (77 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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband & I ate at The Grain Store for brunch this weekend. The food was AMAZING. You can only book ahead for a table of four or more, so for a couple - I recommend arriving 30min before you actually wish to eat, as...More

1  Thank rachanne93
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ordered the mixed mushroom and poached eggs. Recommended. But portion can be huge - in my opinion. Staff were attentive and quick to serve. Suggest to book a table if going in a big group

Thank pohe226
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Grain Store is a lovely little restaurant well located and that every person on this earth would appreciate ! The staff is kind, friendly and patient ; the food is absolutely delicious, make sure to taste the banana bread, it is to die for...

Thank Myriou_S
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind review Myriou_S, we appreciate you taking the time to say such nice things! We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first stop after our redeye flight, and we loved the pork belly benedict and the croque madam. The bircher muesli was a healthy start and was fab with coconut, nuts and a hint of spice. They also do excellent coffees, as well...More

1  Thank Orator11
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are humbled by all of our repeat customers and great reviews, keeping our cafe consistently busy and thriving. We're glad you enjoyed everything and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and the family left smiling with full bellies after the great food experience. Starting with a morning mimosa, followed by tasty filling brunch dishes and finishing off with the best FRESHLY baked cookies and milk... definitely coming back again. Thank you 😊

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

We’re so glad you all enjoyed it so much. Thank you for choosing us to make your Mum’s day special & we hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Grain Store for a business breakfast meeting a customer. The place itself has a nice lively atmosphere and is very welcoming. We were there at 9:30AM and the restaurant was packed and noisy. The coffee was really good and the food original...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place for lunch in central Melbourne. Good choice of usual cafe' dishes. All very well prepared and nicely presented. Very good coffee, and friendly service.

1  Thank donna200910
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting donna200910, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am being picky here as this is still a great place to dine.this time it was breakfast, coffee was good as were the eggs. However the bacon had been cooked in the same oil or pan as a spicy/garlic sausage or meat. Just not...More

Thank mark d
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry you weren't blown away on your last visit Mark D. We hope you return, as we do pride ourselves on our top quality food and service.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for brunch with two work colleagues on our second day in Melbourne! This place was absolutely amazing! Waiting area was rather odd with random stools a and chairs fixed to the floor but none the less the 15 minute wait was well worth it!...More

Thank sevytatt
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your raving review sevytatt! We'll happily fill your belly with delicious food, any day :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Followed Trip Adviser’s ratings to try this place and wasn’t disappointed. Great spread of options and based upon the two we tried, the food was excellent. Well presented and very tasty. Complemented by great service too. Slightly off the beaten track between the to main...More

Thank oakwoodblue64
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you oakwoodblue64. We're so glad you made the effort to visit us, and that you were happy you did! Hope to see you 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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