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Cheeky Chinos

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145 Cecil St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

The concept is great but the food and service isn't. Food is food that has been prepackaged and bought in. Nothing fresh. No cook on premises. The stuff member I ordered with could not understand English properly so made it very difficult to get order through until someone else took over. Very expensive for what you get. They charged me... More 

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Thank Jennyz1
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

Couldn't believe when we got there and they wanted $5 for e very 15 minutes of play time, per child, for a very average play area, when the whole point of the place is somewhere mums can meet while the kids play. Food was terrible, very few gluten free options and the salad I had was TERRIBLE, I barely ate... More 

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Thank PrincessPurples
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

I went there with my mothers group. Its service and staff were fantastic and the idea of a play center is fabulous too. However, to charge 10-15 dollars for play is a bit much in my opinion, i didn't use the service as my baby is small. The food on the menu has not much choice and it was over... More 

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Thank Penelope10512
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

I love cheeki chinos! I even borrowed a child so i could go in there as i dont have my own. My nephew loved the play area and quickly made friends with the 'carer' Leah. As he left he was shouting "Leah, leah! i see you next time Leah, see you soon!" Its so refreshing to go to a 'play... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Cecil St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > South Melbourne
  • Neighbourhood: South Melbourne
Description
a cafe in south melbourne that caters specifically to parents with small children with a play area for 0 to 5 year olds that's supervised.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 utensils completes the scene. Take a break to walk the wide and shady streets and stroll along the Victorian-era heritage terrace houses. But return to the market in time for some paella, simmering in three large frypans on the footpath and served straight onto your plate.
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