Stunning heritage façade at Batman

Best Cafes to Visit in Melbourne

Discover the culinary capital of Australia with ease! Melbourne is renowned for its exceptional cafes, and we've curated the ultimate list of the top cafes in the Melbourne CBD. These handpicked gems are all within walking distance of your Melbourne City accommodation, making it effortless to savour the city's culinary delights.

Hardware Societe

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Hardware Societe expands its reach with a new location on Katherine Place, following the success of its flagship store on Hardware Street. Fans of their famous baked eggs will be pleased to know that the dish remains a staple at the new shop, ensuring that the same delicious taste can be enjoyed in a new setting.

Location: 123 Hardware St and 10 Katherine Pl, Melbourne

Hardware Street
8 am - 2:30 pm Monday to Sunday

Katherine Place
7:30 am - 3 pm Monday to Friday
8am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday




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Indulge in the finest croissant creations at Lune, the premier destination for pastry lovers in Melbourne CBD. Enjoy a range of savoury and sweet options, each crafted with expert care and precision. Located just a short walk from your Melbourne accommodation, Lune is the perfect destination for an unforgettable pastry experience.

Location: 16/161 Collins St
Hours: 7:30am - 3pm Monday to Friday
8am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday


Grain Store

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Embark on a culinary journey back in time with Grain Store, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Melbourne CBD. Surrounded by the bustling city, Grain Store harkens back to a time when the area was dotted with holding stores for shipments. Using only the freshest, locally-sourced seasonal produce, Grain Store delivers unparalleled flavor in every bite.

Location: 517 Flinders Ln
Hours: 7am - 3pm Monday to Friday
8am - 3pm Saturday and Sunday


Operator 25

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Experience breakfast like never before at Operator 25. This innovative cafe blends international flavors with contemporary cooking techniques to create delectable dishes. From the classic smashed avocado on multigrain toast to the mouth-watering Balinese pork burger, Operator 25 offers something for every palate.

Location: 25 Wills St
Hours: 7am - 4pm Monday to Friday
8am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday


Higher Ground

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Elevate your breakfast experience at Higher Ground, a stunning architectural marvel. Savour refined and delicious meals, from the succulent spanner crab benedict to the tropical coconut and lychee bircher. To make it even better it is only a short 5 minute walk from your Collins street hotel.

Location: 650 Little Bourke St
Hours: 7am - 5pm Monday to Friday
8am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday



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Satisfy your breakfast cravings with the best of the best at Rustica, Melbourne's premier bakery and cafe. With a reputation as baking legends and cafe royalty, Rustica lives up to even the highest standards of Melburnians. Their Melbourne Central cafe boasts an array of top-shelf bread and baked goods, paired with coffee, and a visually stunning menu of dine-in options.

Location: Level 2/300 Lonsdale St
Hours: 9:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Saturday
10am - 4:30pm Sunday

Indulge in the best that Melbourne has to offer with a wide range of delectable cafe options. Make your visit unforgettable by staying at Batman's on Collins, the perfect accommodation choice in the heart of the city. Book now and start exploring the culinary wonders of Melbourne.