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Chez Dre

) #6 of 105 Dessert in Melbourne #137 of 3,665 Places to Eat in Melbourne $$ - $$$ French, Cafe,
Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9690 2688
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (65 reviews)
“cakes” (65 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great brekkie with plenty of options. Tasty coffee and also really affordable. I had smashed avo with a poached egg and the avo serve was massive! Grab some brekkie here then duck over to south Melbourne markets for your fresh produce.

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to South Melbourne market for brekkie as my guests had just arrived into Melb. After walking around, we decided to find somewhere for a sit down rather than continue walking with a coffee in hand. So I suggested Café Chez Dre as it’s typical...More

Thank lanceheng
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walking through that door transports you to another place, ambience and service is top and the view from the window to the patio is great. Bacon on top of your French toast maybe an overkill, it is the first time that adding bacon hasn't made...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went with my two sisters for Sunday lunch. As it was my first visit, it took me a little while to find the entrance in the side alley. You can't book, so we joined the line out the front which wasn't too long and...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

nice place to have brunch on Sunday with family. we tried french vanilla toast steak hot chocolate iced coffee

Thank yusuf_andry
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A little slice of Paris tucked down a cobblestone lane in elegant South Melbourne featuring mouth-watering authentic French pastries, a great breakfast/ brunch menu with Parisian touches and of course as it is Melbourne after all - great coffee. Chez Dre is an elegant space...More

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Food: Chez dre is a great brunch spot, tucked down the end of a "laneway". Chez dre offers good, solid brunch staples done well. The coffee and pastries are also excellent. Atmosphere/service: It's a popular spot and always has a good atmosphere. It's a fairly...More

Thank Suzie S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Drove all the way from Rye to have lunch here on a Sunday. No cakes and no baguettes. Very disappointed.

Thank Australian07
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had brunch with some girl friends on Sunday arvo. Wasn't packed, so we were sited fairly quickly. We ordered the wagging burger, corn fritters (from the special menu) and chorizo with peas. The food were presented very well but I was shocked to see there...More

Thank xihearttravelx
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Chez Dre is the perfect drop in for a great coffee and a bite to eat in South Melbourne. On this day, I chose more brunch items off the menu toast and add ons, all lovely as usual. I have to say, I miss those...More

Thank aj_flyer
Nearby
South Melbourne
South Melbourne hosts the city’s oldest continuous
market, founded in 1867. Rows of neatly arranged
fruit, vegetables and flowers splash yellows, greens
and reds along the entire perimeter, where the whole
neighbourhood gathers for Saturday feasts. Inside the
hall, shoppers hover over the mouth-watering displays
of delicatessens and specialty food shops. Further in,
a bazaar full of giftware, clothing, and kitchen
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:30
Monday
07:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:30
Thursday
07:30 - 16:30
Friday
07:30 - 16:30
Saturday
07:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 285/287 Coventry St | Access Via Alleyway, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > South Melbourne
  • Neighbourhood: South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9690 2688
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