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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” (157 reviews)
“poached eggs” (81 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

Fortunately it wasn't full, it is popular so be prepared to wait or book ahead if you must come (and you should come). Very friendly staff. Nice atmosphere and though big and busy isn't noisy. Cosy on a cool Melbourne day. Here for brunch and...More

Thank WayneK160
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review WayneK160, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both enjoyed our brunch here. Food was tasty and enjoyable, as were the coffees. I'd recommend the pork and poached eggs. Very good combination and i enjoyed every mouthful. Gets busy!

Thank Mick M
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review Mick M, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here with 3 others for breakfast. No booking ( which is recommended) but found us a table without hesitation. Was a work day and many business people in attendance. Menu is as full of healthy options and coffee was first class. Have been...More

Thank L7645MHjohnw
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review John W, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on my way to another restaurant for my last breakfast in Melbourne before heading to the airport and walked past The Grain Store and decided to give it a try instead. I was so glad that I did. The food is amazing. Since...More

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

Thank you for your kind review Deborah N, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a hidden gem. Breakfast was amazing, as was the coffee. Good came out really fast even though the place was full. Will definitely return next time I am in Melbourne.

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

Thank you for your kind review SuzieScully, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Meet a friend for a cuppa, but after a quick glance at the menu, turned into me eating a late lunch and I'm SO glad that I did! The dish that I ate was so full of flavour and a variety or textures and tastes....More

Thank AmandaH4735
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review AmandaH4735, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the family here for breakfast on Saturday morning and loved it. It looked full but we didn’t have to wait long for a table. The coffees, hot chocolates and especially the food were all amazing. Well presented and tasted great. I highly recommend...More

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

Thank you for your kind review Nick Z, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this breakfast spot based on Trip Advisor reviews! And it lived up to the recommendations! We got to the venue at 7.55am and there was a queue of people waiting for the doors to open at 8am! Happily we had no issue getting...More

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

Thank you for your kind review SonyaMuller, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from interstate....didn’t know where to go for breakfast. Checked trip advisor for somewhere near our hotel. So glad we did! This place is a well oiled machine! Coffee was exceptional, food delicious and staff were friendly, efficient and welcoming. Highly recommend!

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

Thank you for your kind review SAproud, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast and it was so good we came back for lunch. Both very good, fast serving. Decent prices. Can be a bit noisy.

Thank Paradise828747
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review thomas v, 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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