Club Social Prahran
Club Social is a humble and laidback café renowned for its top-quality coffee brews and photo-worthy feeds. Boasting genuine local vibes and quirky neon décor, their breakfast and lunch menu is packed full of variety and flavour, with flexible options available for dietary requirements.
Light and spacious with a lovely neighbourhood charm, it’s not hard to see how this local haunt has found its place in the Armadale foodie scene. Serving up unique brunch creations designed to intrigue your tastebuds, Mammoth is loved for its top feeds and highly-rated coffee varieties.
Bringing together the best of east and west, Grand Lafayette is an unashamed celebration of food. With an approach that sees everyone’s most popular brunch dishes get a grand makeover, each dish takes its inspirations from Asian flavours and ingredients. Housed over two shop fronts in Prahran and seating for over 100 people, the new café dining destination offers two distinct services catering for the brunch coffee crowd during the day and then Japanese all-you-can-eat restaurant during the evening.
Colour and indulgent doughnuts with syringes full of delicious fillers, Bistro Morgan is a sweet tooth’s heaven of milkshakes, frozen desserts and of course, their signature doughnuts. With a combination of the classics and innovative flavour creations, these insta-worthy treats are made fresh daily, with high-quality and natural ingredients.
As an in-house café to Prahran’s Love Tree Interiors, it’s no surprise that this Australiana-themed cafe’s décor is beautiful – a serene, light-filled space kitted out with dusty pinks, fresh greenery, and dreamy art. The menu’s equally soothing, with plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options across wholesome bowls and oozy toasties. To drink, there’s coffee with every alternative milk under the sun plus kombucha, hunger-busting smoothies and fresh juices.
Drawing in a regular crowd with their on-trend industrial digs and first-rate specialty coffee, this bustling haunt is a go-to for many Prahran locals. Formally the home of the iconic Dukes Coffee Roasters, the Journey Man continue the tradition of high quality coffee and contemporary all-day fare, made with fresh seasonal ingredients.
Coin Laundry Cafe
Light classics, guilty pleasures and wholesome bowls; the Coin Laundry offers a diverse range of seasonal brunch delights, proudly prepared with locally sourced produce. With a nod to the building's origins of a laundromat, this eccentric coffee house and eatery keeps the locals loyal with its laidback nature and top-notch coffee.
A trendy local hangout within a street-art clad heritage building, St Edmonds is loved for its inherently cool vibes. Serving up fresh coffee and smoothies, contemporary all-day menu and baked sweets to-go, it’s a place perfect for any occasion, as long as you’re ready for a tasty feed.
Tucked around the corner from the iconic Prahran Markets with a constant bustle of local activity, this impressive eatery is rich in ambience and boasts a luxurious and modern setting. Theatrical and contemporary plates fill their all-day menu and are paired with highly rated coffee and tempting cocktails suitable for any time of the day.
Pierrick Boyer Cafe Pâtisserie
Rejoice! Star pastry chef Pierrick Boyer has blessed Prahran with a sleek café-pâtisserie, which means only one thing: a Sunday morning pilates class so you can dig into his sweet treats with abandon. Sure, there’s a simple and tasty brunch menu featuring croque-madames and salmon blinis, but what we’re really here for are the pastries – delicate mille-feuilles, glossy lemon tartes and perfect little madeleines
Market Lane Coffee
A roastery, retailer and collection of coffee houses, the Market Lane Coffee Café is the original home of this clever boutique coffee business. Nestled within the corner of the iconic Prahran Markets, here they roast their own beans in small batches, brew high quality coffees and offer a selection of fresh pastries and light bites.
Grange Road Egg Shop
A fresh contemporary café boasting on-trend digs and photo-worthy cuisine, the Grange Road Egg Shop is a favourite amongst the Toorak community. Modern Australian fare influenced by cuisines from across the globe, their all-day menu serves up all the favourites with an innovative twist.
A lively brunch hub in the heart of trendy Armadale, Torpe serves all the favourite menu classics, along with a few unique gems and healthy dishes. The menu is extensive and covers off dishes from the fridge, house favourites, toasties, health kick, and something more – leaving you with a mammoth task to make your final selection. Feel free to take your time over a smoothie or two as you will want to take some quick snaps of the enviable ...
A light, bright and white café boasting fresh vibes, Lucky Penny serves up top quality coffee and tasty plates. With hand-picked locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, award-winning chef Noah Crowcroft prepares modern Australian breakfast and lunch plates, enjoyed best with Lucky Penny’s renowned coffee brews from their knowledgeable and technically trained baristas.
Cooper & Milla's
Nestled within a quaint historic building, Cooper and Milla’s is a modest fine-food store with all the goods. Dishing up nourishing seasonal dishes, an array of fresh salads and indulgent cakes and treats, it’s perfect for a relaxing dine-in meal or a quick lunch on the go.
CafeSt Kilda East
This homey café is a patchwork of character, from the mismatched furniture to the jumble of toys that’ll keep kids entertained. Visits are elevated by the sunny courtyard that connects to Hewison Reserve, while the admirably well-priced menu features all your dependable brunch staples, plus healthy smoothies to add some pep in your day.
Tivoli Road Bakery
Tivoli Road Bakery is a tucked away gem offering freshly baked bread, savoury and sweet pastries and no-fuss lunches. Known to be one of Melbourne’s best bakeries, their tasty food is paired with top quality coffee, making it a go-to for morning and afternoon bites.
The Stables of Como Cafe
Architecturally converted horse stables adjacent to picturesque heritage gardens, The Stables of Como is not just your typical coffee house. Home to beautiful functions, high teas and picnics, their cafe serves up top coffee and an all-day menu created from locally sourced products and seasonal produce picked from their own organic garden.
A neighbourhood gem housed within a quaint refurbished cottage, Stepping Stone is loved for its specialty coffee and nutritious fare. The kitchen dishes up artful brunch creations and nourishing smoothies, while their front veranda is go-to spot for a morning out with four-legged friends.
CafeSt Kilda East
Neighbourly by name, neighbourly by nature. This former milk bar looks snug from the front but opens out to a generous garden in the back for alfresco brunching pleasure. A local favourite, their menu is packed with wholesome, filling meals, many with a Middle Eastern twist. They’re also dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and just well, friendly.
Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio
Burch and Purchese is a decadent store featuring precious gem-like desserts with innovative fusions of flavour. Boasting views into the kitchen where their self-proclaimed ‘edible art’ is created, the chefs craft beautiful chocolates, sweets and cakes, made fresh daily with high-quality ingredients.