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South of Johnston

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46 Oxford St, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria 3066, Australia
07:30 - 17:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The journey trip advisor takes you on is always quite a subjective one based on the reviewer, I try to be as fair as possible with my ratings as the end focus is to educate locals and travellers alike and also to help assist the venue where applicable. South of Johnston was not on my list to review but as... More 

Thank Steve S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

When we turned up it was very busy but we were attended to promptly and given a table after a few minutes. There is a great selection of food on offer, our gnocchi and avo/salmon/egg on toast were delicious. Coffee also very good. We would definitely go back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

SOJOs is my absolute favourite cafe in Melbourne. It is a cafe full of care, love and style. Entering SOJOs feels like entering someone's welcoming living room. The cafe is full of gorgeous art and treasures, fresh flowers and divine soap and hand cream. Stuart runs SOJOs with such amazing care. The staff are always friendly and seem to enjoy... More 

Thank saldec11
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Best brunch we have had for a while. We arrived on a Sunday at 10.30am. There was no table but they organised for us to sit in lounges and served us coffee - it only took 10mins for a table. The food was excellent - I had mashed peas with poached eggs and a mimosa ( 2 parts prosecco 1... More 

Thank fionakt
Melbourne, Australia
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297 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Funky fit out, friendly staff and fresh and delicious food. What's not to like? Wish this was in my suburb!

Thank familyfuninsun
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this place today and we were lucky to get a seat in this busy and obviously popular trendy establishment. Lots of personality and attentive service Simply lovely eats to make any breakfast and light brunch a delight. I had the chorizo and eggs with olives on toast which was a wonderful combination

Thank David G
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Regular go to spot, I have never been disappointed. Service is always good with friendly smiling staff. Menu has an excellent verity and reasonable price. Café has a great vibe with a collection of interesting art works. This place is one not to miss, just make sure you are here early if you want to miss the queue.

Thank 1968_05
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast is yummy! Interior very cool. If you like strong coffee don't order a latte - they make it pretty weak here get a piccolo.

Thank shal86
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with my family for a birthday brunch. Visited on a Sunday which was VERY busy but squeezed into a shared table. Menu choice was excellent and the food was great. Service was OK given business of restaurant. Would definitely recommend if you're willing to take a punt on queues over the weekend.

Thank MrGarno
Hamilton, Australia
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast and whilst the food and coffee are very good, the service by the female wait staff was nothing short of appalling. We were ignored from arrival only to be greeted by the barista (super friendly). Eventually shown to a table. Then we waited and waited and waited for a person to take our order. She was so... More 

Thank smally82

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Oxford St, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria 3066, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Collingwood

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?