Eating out for breakfast, and coffee is a cornerstone of the Melbourne lifestyle. Because of this, there’s an insane amount of cafes to choose from. The following 5 cafes are a good place to start if you want to start experiencing some of the best spots in Melbourne for a caffeine fix and some amazing food!
1. Top Paddock (Richmond)
This place has awesome vibes with an open, industrial interior and lots of plants about. Almost every dish you order here is insta-worthy not to mention delicious! You won’t be disappointed by the blueberry and ricotta hotcakes if you like something sweet.
2. Manchester Press (Melbourne CBD)
Expect a bit of a queue on the weekends, because this place is popular! But it’s worth the wait. Melbourne is known for it’s coffee buffs and the Baristas at Manchester Press are no exception. So this place is a must if you appreciate a good cup of coffee, not to mention a wide selection of bagels. Yum!
3. Cafe Lafayette (Port Melbourne)
If you want a brekky a little more out-of-the-box, this place adds a unique twist to classic breakfast dishes without compromising taste. This cafe is great for the warmer months as most of the food is quite light and healthy. Also, you can catch a breeze and a nice view of the water while you eat!
4. Neighbours Cafe (St Kilda)
If acai bowls are your thing, then Neighbours Cafe will hit the spot. It’s just off Chapel Street, so be sure to try their famous 5-bean blend and get a caffeine kick to help you conquer all the shops the area has to offer.
5. Bonnie Coffee Co. (Melbourne CBD)
One more for the coffee lovers! Bonnie Coffee Co. is a great spot for a local brew. If you have a sweet tooth, they also have a nice selection of doughnuts to accompany your coffee. Be sure to admire the cool interior as well, with lots of nice little details in copper.