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Friends of Ours

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1097 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon North, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
+61 3 9374 2610
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (23 reviews)
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1097 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon North, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here with my friends! The food is delicious and the cafe is quite lovely and cosy! I would recommend this place definitely :D

Thank Emily J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for breakfast on a Saturday morning and thought this was a pretty great find. We had a big breaky and avo with eggs on toast and a chai latte. Nice atmosphere, relaxing and quite buzzy. Definitely recommend!

Thank twells42
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It is some time since I visited Friends of Mine, as usual the coffee was excellent and the service was attentive. The menu, however, was a trifle pedestrian and needs a revamp. The smoothies are great. Customers are likely to appreciate some innovation, especially in...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Still great food - but you need to bring back the 'Sunday Morning Cure' to the menu! It was a highlight and I have heard others ask for it too!

1  Thank LissC0011
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

As a regular visitor to the area, I was glad to come across this cafe. The breakfast was great and the kids loved the fruit bowl and pancakes. The coffee was perfect and I returned twice on my trip for coffee. Will visit again when...More

1  Thank ntntntnt
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Strong and flavoursome coffee Busy busy at 6am - great vibe Delicious eggs with avocado mix and and bacon- high quality ingredients presented and cooked well Prices very reasonable

1  Thank Hynet9
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Staff aren't extremely professional and my veggie wrap had undercooked pumpkin and the feta was only on one side of the wrap. Salad was old tasting, wrap was not rolled or cooked well. Could stomach it all so not the worst I guess

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Had a quick lunch at Friends. Good choices on menu. Good service. Food was fresh and well prepared. Sat outside the open kitchen and could see that the chefs knew what they were doing. Staff are friendly and efficient. Coffee was good. Recommended

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Very good place to have a breakfast and brunch, staff lovely in particulary lily (little malaysian waitress) very good taste, good smell and after all cheap ! Only things , the hollandaise sauce was not so tasty but it's just a little details ! Well...More

1  Thank Thomasbays
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The salmon stack was delicious with generous servings of every part, coffee and service was also good. I live on the other side of town but will be back.

2  Thank sarah3584
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon North, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Essendon North
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9374 2610
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