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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 good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (154 reviews)
“poached eggs” (80 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Ground Floor | 517 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I only booked the night before online but we were after a table for 7. I booked 2 tables for 4 and 3. The manager gave our group the whole communal table for our group. Some of our group are lactose intolerant and they took...More

Thank verris
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having previously enjoyed The Grain Store for breakfast I visited again before work. It wasn’t an overly busy weekday morning when I went in and waited to be seated. After a minute or so one of the snooty young male waitstaff asked me to be...More

Thank bradwarner2016
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi bradwarner2016, We are a cafe who provides our customers the ability to book a table in advance. The tables that seemed to be 'spare', were in fact booked, and the gentleman who was seated at one of them, held a booking. We would have...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Breakfast on a Saturday morning. Place is buzzing. TAKE BOOKINGS!!! Food choice is good - but polenta porridge was not the best dish. Not real porridge!

Thank MARMELB
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting MARMELB, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and delicious food. Coffee is excellent and services is really quick. A must visit for brunch.

Thank crozc3
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind review crozc3, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Up market somewhat trendy eatery in Flinders Lane. Lucky to get in without a booking. The meals were very good. Portion size just right for lunch and reasonably priced. Could have done without the kale - awful stuff.

Thank Malvoleo
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Malvoleo, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on a visit to Melbourne for work. Reasonable sized but amazing menu. The pork belly Eggs Benedict was delicious.

Thank Cinantmaxhen
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review Cinantmaxhen, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for breakfast for 3 days on our holiday-it was fantastic on all 3 days. Fresh food prepared quickly and done so well.The staff are so welcoming and friendly, they couldn't do enough for you. It gets very busy so book if you're...More

Thank GBandHG
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review GBandHG and for visiting 3 days in a row! We're so happy you enjoyed our cafe and hope to see you back again next time you're in Melbourne :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast here was tasty and reasonably priced, and coffee excellent. Bagel was excellent and thoroughly enjoyed. Portabello mushrooms with potato rosti and poached eggs was also really tasty, the only letdown being the poached eggs were over cooked (hence the 4 not 5 rating). Would...More

Thank Dale F
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Dale F, we hope to see you back again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the croque Madame which turned out to not be a croque Madame but was instead a soggy potato rosti with a soggy onion sauce. The pear chutney was nice, if unexpected.

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for breakfast on a Saturday as it was close to the hotel I was staying at. It was packed at 10am but I only had to wait for 5 min before I was given a table. (When I left at around 11 there was...More

Thank koalachairo
TheGrainStore517, Public Relations Manager at The Grain Store, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for your kind review koalachairo! We hope to see you back again soon :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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