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Earl Canteen

500 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 1995
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
3 Jul 2016
“Great Breakfast and Good Coffee”
16 Jun 2016
“Reliable and tasty working lunch”
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
DETAILS
500 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, tasty sandwiches and friendly staffs! It's no wonder they get so many people during peak hours! Well done guys!

Thank Aaron L
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I shared the Broccoli Salad and the Chicken and Brown Rice Salad. They were both fresh and tasty and the poached chicken was beautifully moist. Minimal dressing, just enough to add flavour, which is how we like it. Would happily go there...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very average cafe with average coffee. Everything seems like overpriced and food portions are average too. The place hasn't got any vibe. Not my choice anyway.

Thank thefastfurious
Reviewed 18 August 2016

stopped here in a hurry, and wow what a selection, more of a take away, but this is setting take away to a new standard, I ended up taking not only my lunch but more for days to come, great concept and service was fast...More

Thank speckal1
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Dropped into QV and had a coffee, muesli and my son had avocado toast. Cheap, good food and fast. Great experience and I would go back

Thank cbsgwobal
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We regularly have a working lunch during meetings at a nearby government office catered for by this place. Good selection of interesting well made sandwiches as well tasty biscuits and cakes. Reliable delivery service.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I ordered sandwiches for a group lunch. Overall they were ok however, the Classic Chicken was very light-on with actual chicken and it was the shredded type, not what I expected. My instructions to exclude Dijon mustard from the ham and Jalsberg sandwich was also...More

Thank ADABROAD D
Earl C, Manager at Earl Canteen, responded to this review

Hello ADABROAD D, Thanks for taking the time to leave us some feedback. A shame we didn't meet your expectations. Please accept my apologies that your ham sandwiches were made with Dijon, you were very clear about excluding it when you ordered, this note was...More

Reviewed 7 February 2016

I keep going back time and time again to Earl Canteen. The sandwiches are a great size of a work lunch and really tasty. Great, quick service. Just make sure to get there early to get the Pork Belly because it sells out fast.

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Decided to have lunch at EARL in EMPORIUM on 1st Jan. Food looked good and I picked the prosciutto and mozzarella salad. It tasted OK. However, a few hours later I was rushing to the toilet with severe diarrhea which took 4 DAYS to clear-up....More

Thank RuthInNZ
Earl C, Public Relations Manager at Earl Canteen, responded to this review

Hello RuthInNZ, So sorry to hear you were unwell and that impacted on your time spent visiting Victoria. We take great care to ensure we uphold the highest standards when handling food. Not sure whether you're aware; there was an issue a few weeks back...More

Reviewed 24 December 2015

An good range of salads and sandwiches plus cakes and juices. When you are feeling like a healthy choice but still want some imagination in the food this is a good choice.

Thank Virginiaatf
Nearby
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
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 04:00
Thursday
07:00 - 04:00
Friday
07:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9600 1995
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