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1932 Cafe & Restaurant

220 Collins St | Manchester Unity Building, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 5494
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 Collins St | Manchester Unity Building, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there for breakfast and really pleased we made the effort. Menu should have something for all tastes and service was excellent. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the Breakfast and Tour at the 1932 Manchester Building. Breakfast consisted of avocado, feta, poached egg and bacon or Waffles. The Tour was very informative. Very well enjoyed by my friends and I and goes for about 45 mins.

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 5 days ago

My sister and I joined a lunch and tour of the Manchester Unity building at the weekend. Considering the time restraints placed on the cafe for 40 guests, the food was very nice, main course and dessert with a glass of bubbles after being seated....More

Thank gayle t
Reviewed 5 days ago

I joined Manchester building cheese & wine tour. The building has been refurbishes on art deco style, which is excellent. I love it. Cheese, wine & cake are all good and building tour is interesting and fun.

Thank anvas2001
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon. After a quick light meal and glass of bubbles you get to your one of Melbourne’s real treasures. There are a few stairs involved but it’s all done very leisurely.

Thank Kaye B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was very impressed by this tour, not aware of the history of the building or the restoration work that has been done. It’s definitely worth seeing and nice for Melbourne to offer such a tour. We went on the Cheese and Wine tour -...More

Thank geoffbrowne
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the first time I've been to 1932 Café, and the experience completely exceeded my expectations. We booked in for a tour of the iconic Manchester Unity Building and were treated to a Cheese & Wine tasting session to begin with. Despite having done...More

Thank MsLiz64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the great breakfast at 1932 in our first day in Melbourne we came back there every day to eat breakfast! Very tasty, good service, beautiful place. Very recommended!

1  Thank Pioneer667697
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had longed to visit and eat at this nostalgic olde world cafe but was disappointed by the experience. The food was ok but had limited choices, tables were cramped and staff not very helpful.

Thank 227suzie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was awesome! Loved the coffee, the food, atmosphere and friendly staff. Highly reccomend the pea and haloumi fritters. Was delicious! Everyone should go here!

2  Thank Yasmine Y
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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Lyn C
13 July 2015|
Response from 1932 C | Property representative |
Hi Lyn! We start on the ground floor arcade and take the escalator up to level 1. We then use the lifts up to the boardroom and rooftop for the remainder of the tour. We aren't aware of any other dining and tour... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Collins St | Manchester Unity Building, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 5494
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1932 is an Art Deco style cafe and restaurant located in the iconic Manchester Unity Building on Collins Street in Melbourne.
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