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The Grain Store

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9972 6993
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (114 reviews)
“poached eggs” (72 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 - 10 of 797 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time I visit The Grain Store, I found it to be positively busy, friendly staff and varied menu. I particularly liked the bar display of food giving the impression of an open buffet (but with prices listed next to each item). Croissants and Danish...More

Thank NagyGeorge
Reviewed 4 days ago

this is a really busy spot so be prepared to wait. you can put your name down on a list and grab coffee while you wait in the lobby next door. it's worth the wait though as the food is delicious. I wanted to try...More

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So so impressed with this find. Cannot fault the food - beautifully presented, fresh and creative. Best cafe food we have had here. Efficient service too. Would totally recommend and will come again. Thank you!

Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the first time we have been and will definitely be returning to enjoy quality food and coffee

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just landed and straight to the grain store very busy but we didn't have to wait long l had the fennel and chilli sausages my daughter the salmon and fried eggs both delicious great start to our trip

Thank jebetow
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews I decided on the pancakes WOW , they were fantastic. The coffee was great served in nice big cups.

Thank Roy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had researched the cafe and picked it based off coffee and food quality and proximity to southern cross station. it was really busy. We had a table with a highchair (another thing I had researched too!) but it was pretty crammed and we had...More

Thank langfieldl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed by the food and the service. Good poached eggs but the sourdough bread is just a white bred without any seed or grain ...in The Store Grain! The flat white is just a strong black coffee...

1  Thank Sandie74700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, food and music. It was a busy Sunday morning and we did not have to wait for a table when we arrived at approz 9:30. By 10:20 when we were leaving there was a short wait for tables.

Thank NeilJAllison
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best pancakes I have eaten in my life. They were so good they bettered many of the food items we tried at various fine dining restaurants in Melbourne. Had to return on another day to have more. Very organised and good at organising a...More

Thank Y3838ADrichardm
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9972 6993
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