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Monarch Cake Shop

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103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 2972
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (90 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:30All hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delicious baby kugel cake and a nice cup of tea in a homely and friendly atmosphere. Great variety of traditional continental cakes on offer.

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clearly a well-established cake-shop - one of three excellent European cake shops in the one block in Acland St mall. The kooglehoupf was indeed excellent, though not cheap.

Thank Crimitorii
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Their coffee is delicious, I love their apple crumble as well. Very traditionally made taste. Easily accessible by trams. They also have secret old recipe to their dessert which makes it very special and delicious.

Thank CH_1987
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to try this bakery as soon as I saw the Jewish episode on Sbs' Food Safari with Maeve O'Meara. It certainly didn't disappoint!!! I would've easily tasted everything in that window. But I settled for the chocolate baby kugelhoupf, which was very...More

Thank babymort
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely old cake shop that has delicious cakes and coffee in an old style atmosphere with photos of all the celebrities who have eaten here over the years. There are some great old photos of the street from the 1930s too. Enjoy...More

Thank ian6633
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This place has cakes to tantalise everyone's tastebuds. I love the cherry crumble slice and my fiance the baby kugelhopf. We like to share and so I get the best of both world's. Coffee is always good.The only problem you will have is the crowded...More

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Still a gem. Random bits of art and photos- cakes to die for. And the girls are lovely- thanks for your recommendations and heating up those mini chocolate kugels!

1  Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I like a good cherry slice. This place does a cherry crumble slice and it is devine. The service is always good even when they are busy and the coffee made with love. I always walk away with a smile on my face and this...More

1  Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Only did take away of a lemon tart and a slice of cheesecake but thoroughly enjoyed both. Shop was busy and others dining in seemed happy with the cakes too.

1  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

A perfect combination of cute shop with old school charm added in a deliciously tart Lemon Tart accompanied with a good strong hot black coffee.

1  Thank Judy W
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 2972
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