The 21 best Melbourne Breakfast Spots

It’s no secret that the Melbourne Girl team are obsessed with doing breakfast in style in and around our beautiful city.

We have a serious passion (addiction) for sharing our love of ‘the most important meal of the day’ with our fans on Instagram over on our @melbournegirl and @melbournebesteats feeds – so be sure to follow us if you don’t already!

 

Here’s our list for the 21 best Melbourne Breakfast Spots:

 

1 The Stables Of Como

1. The Stables Of Como

“Beautiful surrounds, beautiful breakfast bites and beautiful service”

Cnr Williams Rd & Lechlade Ave, South Yarra
thestablesofcomo.com.au

 

2 The Kettle Black

2. The Kettle Black

“Who can walk past this very cool, little white heritage building”

50 Albert Rd, South Melbourne
thekettleblack.com.au

 

Prospect Espresso - Melbourne's Best Breakfast

3. Prospect Espresso

“The best way to do eggs in Melbourne”

2A Prospect Hill Rd, Camberwell
prospectespresso.com.au

 

Oscar Cooper

4. Oscar Cooper

“Perfect breakfast spot to eat in or takeaway, so you shop Chapel Street”

160 Greville Street, Prahran
oscarcooper.com.au

 

RUBIKI - Breakfast in Ringwood North

5. Rubiki

“Our kinda all-day breakfast in the burbs – faves include the pistachio hotcake and chilli scramble eggs with cheesy soldiers.”

Shop 13/204-206 Warrandyte Rd, Ringwood North
rubiki.com.au

 

THE FACULTY HAWTHORN

6. The Faculty Hawthorn

“The Zuchinni and corn fritters with housemade beetroot tzatziki, pickled baby radish and two poached eggs is GENIUS.”

302 Barkers Rd, Hawthorn
instagram.com/thefacultyhawthorn

 

Kitty Burns - Abbotsford

7. Kitty Burns

“Their avocado on toast may just be the best in Melbourne”

24 Acacia Place, Abbotsford
kittyburns.com.au

 

8 Phillippas

8. Phillippas

“Pop in and take your favourite bakery goods home with you”

1030 High St, Armadale
phillippas.com.au

 

9 St Ali

9. St Ali

“A breakfast option for everyone – we can’t resist their pancakes”

12-18 Yarra Pl, South Melbourne
www.stali.com.au

 

AUCTION ROOMS - North Melbourne

10. Auction Rooms

“This industrial, rustic cafe is definitely a favourite place for Northsiders to do breakfast – renowned for its coffee and bold menu.”

103-107 Errol St, North Melbourne
auctionroomscafe.com.au

 

Short Straw

11. Short Straw

“Tucked down the street, just off Glenferrie Rd, Short Straw is the ultimate place to enjoy a Hawthorn breakfast”

743B Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn
shortstraw.com.au

 

 

RUSTICA - Hawthorn - Melbourne Breakfast

12. Rustica Hawthorn

“The new café includes all the yummy pastries and baked treats you find at their city location plus more”

121 Power Street, Hawthorn
rusticasourdough.com.au

 

 

Collective Espresso

13. Collective Espresso

“This white and bright trendy space has very loyal customers who keep coming back for both the great food and super friendly atmosphere.”

1/3 Cookson St, Camberwell
collectiveespresso.com.au

 

Market Lane - Coffee for Breakfast

14. Market Lane

“Because sometimes, all you need for breakfast are 2 cups of amazing coffee”

Queen Vic Market
Shop 73-76 Dairy Produce Hall, Melbourne
marketlane.com.au

 

Hawk and Hunter

15.  Hawk and Hunter

“Their seasonal menu is ‘scrumdiddlyumptious,’ to say the least.”

8-10 Glen Eira Ave, Ripponlea
hawkandhunter.com.au

 

16 Hello Sailor Cafe

16. Hello Sailor Cafe

“You can practically drown in the large coffee”

89 Auburn Rd, Hawthorn
hellosailorcafe.com.au

 

17 Fika Coffee Brewers

17. Fika Coffee Brewers

“This coffee spot is brand new to Ballarat”

(2 hour drive from Melbourne)
36A Doveton St, Ballarat
facebook.com/fikaballarat

 

Milkshake - Craft Space - Geelong

18. Craft Space

“The prettiest milkshakes in the West”

87 Little Malop Street, Geelong
visitgeelongbellarine.com.au

 

HAPPY PLACE - South Melbourne Market

19. Happy Place

“Happy Place is a perfect healthy retreat where you will find on-the-go meals, snacks, smoothies and juices.”

South Melbourne Market
Cecil St, South Melbourne
southmelbournemarket.com.au

 

20 POST 3943

20. POST 3943

“Country Road has opened the doors of it’s first lifestyle store, come café and we are in love”

(1 hour drive from Melbourne)
10 Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento
countryroad.com.au/sorrento

 

11 Crown Metropol Level 28 Sky Bar

21. Crown Metropol Level 28 Sky Bar

“Do brekky in style, with jaw-dropping views over the city”

8 Whiteman St, Southbank
crownmelbourne.com.au

 

 

 

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Emily Collie is Editor of lifestyle & travel blog, Melbourne Girl. A wife, mother and fashion addict, with a passion for sharing her experiences in her home city of Melbourne and around the globe.

12 Comments

  • August 21, 2015

    Shannon Clarke

    How have I only been to 10 of these!? I know what I’ll be doing for the next 11 weekends… working my way through this list and brunching around Melbourne 🙂

  • August 21, 2015

    Emily Collie

    Between the whole team, I reckon we could add another 21 to the list! WE LOVE BREAKFAST!

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  • August 22, 2015

    Natalie

    Thank you Melbourne Girl, making your top 21 breakfast was a real blast for us.

  • August 22, 2015

    Emily Collie

    No worries Natalie… I’m a huge fan of your Rubiki muffins too (guilty pleasure)!

  • May 8, 2016

    Jean

    Love the list but how about some of the Northside cafes? Us people in the north do love our coffee, cake and brunch!

    A few note worthy-
    Le Jollie cafe- freshly made croissants and waffles
    Naughty Boy Cafe- home of the Instagram worthy naughty shakes
    Green Park Dining- for the bacon alone

  • May 8, 2016

    Emily Collie

    Thanks for the tips Jean, we’ll be sure to try them out. x

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  • October 25, 2016

    Nathan @ TheTRVLBlog

    There’s so many amazing breakfast places in Melbourne!! If I had unlimited money I’d be out for breakfast everyday. Definitely need to try some on this list. Have you tried Twenty & Six Espresso in North Melbourne? One of my favourites.

  • December 10, 2016

    ELISA

    I really loved this site!!. Grettings from Ecuador South America!

  • April 26, 2017

    Sara

    Got to try The Diplomat in Highett. Great coffee, diverse range of delicious dishes, slick, friendly service and funky surrounds.

  • April 26, 2017

    Emily Collie

    Thanks for the tip Sara – we look forward to trying it out!

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