The best places to have breakfast in Melbourne in 2016

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Ahhh Melbourne. The land of coffee and breakfast. 2016 has welcomed some new joints on the block to enjoy your favourite meal of the day… FEAST your eyes!

Is there anywhere better in the world to be than Melbourne on a Sunday morning?

Coffee and breakfast with bae, with the bestie, or with family?

The answer is “no, there isn’t”.

So last year, we put together a list of Melbourne’s best places to “do breakfast” and “do coffee”… But it’s 2016 now, and we want to present to you a brand spanking new list complete with some newbies, some oldies, some classics and perhaps a few that have gone under the radar in the past… 


1. Archie’s All Day - Fitzroy

Specialty: Fried egg on crispy korean rice cakes

Nailed the weekend brunch thing! . @gofindalice #archiesallday #smashedavocado #melbournebrunch #nailedit

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2. Bowery to Williamsberg - Melbourne

Specialty: Chicken and waffles

3. Cafe Ora - Kew

Specialty: “Prawn toast”

Happy Saturday!

Posted by Ora Specialty Coffee on Friday, June 27, 2014

4. The Grain Store - Melbourne

Specialty: Pink lady, buckwheat and ricotta pancakes

5. Lights in the Attic - Hawthorn East

Specialty: Bird nest scotch egg in potato chip nest

A beautiful day and the birds are out! The perfect day to try our birds nest.

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6. Mr Hendricks - Balwyn

Specialty: Prawn and corn fritters

Happy Friday from @mrhendrickscafe

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7. Rudimentary - Footscray

Specialty: Buttermilk waffle with pancetta, quince and quark

8. Mammoth - Armadale

Specialty: The “doughnut burger”

B R E A K F A S T S E R V E D //

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9. Bluff Town - Sandringham

Specialty: Crepes stuffed with cinnamon-spiced ricotta and raisins with a crunchy sprinkle of honeycomb and pistachio

10. Square and Compass - East Melbourne

Specialty: Toast, peanut butter, heirloom tomatoes and toasted peanuts. 

Kale and Apple salad, black pearl barley, chili, poached eggs, dehydrated rice cracker

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Written By Emily Whitham