Play Melbourne / Cafes

Melbourne is a city that values the first meal of the day. Melbourne’s best breakfast spots place as much emphasis on their coffee as what’s on the plate, so you’re sure to be equally well fed and caffeinated. Try innovative takes on old favourites or mouth-wateringly bold concoctions that will become new favourites.

Top Paddock

Specialty coffee and creative brekkie dishes in a bright, spacious cafe in Cremore. The perfect place to start your day, Top Paddock's flower-topped breakfast is an Instagram dream.

higher ground

Higher Ground

160-seat cafe in a former warehouse with cathedral ceilings on the corner of Little Bourke and Spencer streets. Part cafe, restaurant and bar this is one the cities newest hot spots.

Grain Store

A Flinders Lane eatery with plenty of sustainable, rustic goodness in store for breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch, including baked-on-demand cookies in the heart of the city.

feast of merit

Feast of Merit

Locally sourced, sustainable and seasonal, Feast of Merit is a social enterprise and wholly owned subsidiary of YGAP's with 100% of profits raised supporting YGAP's vision to end global poverty. Farm to plate vibes in Richmond.

Kettle Black

Kettle Black

Gourmet cafe fare, plus a food cart, in a chic terrace house with green chairs and modern lighting. One of Melbourne most popular breakfast spots for a reason. Clever contemporary twists of classics in South Melbourne.