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Monaco Hse 22 Ridgway Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3225
07:00 - 16:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Cute lovely little cafe unobtrusively sited down a back lane adjoining the Melbourne Club. Has a lovely feel inside or out. Absolutely beautiful coffee here. One of the best I've ever had anywhere in the world. Rich, creamy and substantive and just the right temperature. A triumph. The staff were lovely. No sign of the jumpy manager. Note to self:... More 

Thank TwoSheds57
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Tucked in a lane next to the Melbourne Club this cafe offers a quiet CBD spot and decent coffee. Food standards have dropped over the years but still better than many CBD alternatives!

Thank D_von_Scott
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Cafe Liaison is a little cafe located directly off Little Collins St between Spring St and Exhibition St. You'll definitely get the best coffee in the Paris End of Melbourne CBD here and the food is really good too!

Thank SueEB11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

I drop in here occasionally, and usually seat at the communal table in the back. Outside seems to be dominated by smokers - so I can't enjoy the sunny lane. Food is fairly simple, with interesting toasted sandwiches and decent breakfast fare. The two owners are always there - but they seem to be running waitresses through it at one... More 

Thank VedoGlobo
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Tucked away off little collins is an institution that all the local office workers know about. Great coffee and fast service. I do recommend.

Thank Bigsteve84
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

This is typical Melbourne, fantastic food, fast and efficient service and affordable. I cannot speak more highly of a typical Melbourne cafe. Pea soup was made perfectly, a generous portion with a whole grain sour dough. Simply to produce and done perfectly. A hand made meat pie, a beautiful short crust pastry, whle chunks of beef in a light flavorsome... More 

Thank Australia1962
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

Refreshing to only have to pay $3 in the CBD for a decaf latte that tastes nice. The staff are always friendly and I have also eaten lunch there one day which was very tasty (rice salad). I would definitely recommend this little gem for good coffee and a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Emileon1

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monaco Hse 22 Ridgway Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3225

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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