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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” (141 reviews)
“poached eggs” (76 reviews)
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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 844 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have lunch here yesterday, a staff Christmas lunch ( 16 of us) and we were seated in a private room at the back of the restaurant. The set menu had reasonable variety, most of the team went for the Wagyu beef, but it was...More

Thank moorandmoor
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday morning, was very busy and all the tables full but they run a fantastic system for the next available table we had coffee while we waited in the foyer and where then quickly taken to our table. Delicious breakfasts and...More

Thank Noah B
Reviewed 4 days ago

For the third visit to Melbourne The Grain Store came up trumps with a scrumptious Brunch selection. So much choice as well as yummy cakes, slices and rolls to take away for later. We keep going back.

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I try to get here when i can, but its getting more difficult to just walk in. Book or you will miss out and it will be your loss.Its just great food, service and atmosphere. Because its so popular now you may have limited time...More

Thank mark d
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Put this on your ‘must do’ list when visiting Melbourne. Brilliant breakfast & brunch and superb coffee. The best coffee I found in Melbourne. I absolutely rate this cafe/restaurant and will definitely be returning. Remember to book ahead as its extremely popular for good reason....More

Thank Australasian
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the food. Had a cranky waitress though. No hello, rudely took our order. At one point the waitress even walked over to my wife who had our child on her lap and told her not to touch/fold the menu. Kind of felt like we...More

Thank mister_eman10
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for a quick breakfast and was surprised at how big a space this cafe has. The menu is quite extensive and there were quite a few tempting options available. I had the fruit and yogurt, which really hit the spot. The service...More

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very hard to fault. Beautifully presented breakfast plates and very creative flavours. Excellent coffee and service too. The strawberry pancakes were sensational. 9.5/10

1  Thank canddnz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t rate the food as we didn’t get to sit down. If there is a booking system, it wasn’t explained to us. So after being told to wait in the foyer while she prepared a table, we wondered why we couldn’t sit at any of...More

2  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good solid choice without wowing you. The menu is quite varied. Some of the waiter staff can be friendly, some can be quite snooty. I guess that depends on their seniority. It is worth booking although they do have a shared table...More

Thank djryantay
Central Business District
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tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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