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“Brunch worth the wait”

The Hardware Societe
Ranked #16 of 4,154 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 12 January 2012

These people are really into food. They care about their ingredients and the dishes are often unusual and well thought out, not to mention executed perfectly.
Great coffee as well which always comes with a tiny doughnut. Children are welcomed and indulged with extra tiny doughnuts.
There is often a queue, but trust me, the wait is always worth it.

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Reviewed 5 January 2012

Food is great but its very difficult to get a seat and all of them are uncomfortable - I abhor communal tables. The female owner is rude and looks like she would rather be elsewhere - go there for the food if you can stand the sneering attitude.

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Reviewed 29 December 2011

Sensational food and coffee the only downer are the lines.

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Reviewed 19 December 2011

I sat at the bar facing the kitchen. Smallish cute fitout. Quite full and chaotic for brunch on a weekday. The food was good and a bit different from your run of the mill bacon & eggs which was pleasant. Portions are on the small side. It had such rave reviews that I went in search of it during a 2 day Melb trip. It was good but not so great to go again on a short trip.

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Thank geepeecee
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Reviewed 15 December 2011

another cafe in another lane and another queue but all worth it. Quirky fitout but communal table very noisy. Beautiful crockery and cutlery. Food is divine! Had the special with sausages, eggs etc etc and beautifully cooked. Coffee good too!

Thank makoo5
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