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7-9 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 6337
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
7 Oct 2016
“Great spot for lunch”
1 May 2016
“Delicious lunch and coffee in a pleasant setting”
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Cafe, Spanish, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7-9 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We have often visited Lorca, now called Eliana Lulu, for lunch over the years. The pizzas are consistently good - especially our fav, the Camembert and prosciutto combo. Perched overlooking the lane is a fun spot to sit, as you can still chat with your...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I've had coffee here a couple of times, but had never eaten a meal here until today, what a delicious decision I made. The special was salmon over black rice salad with broccolini and all ingredients perfectly cooked, not always true with salmon even here...More

Thank AnnG122
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Nice place in the center of Melbourne, one of many excellent cafes, but great Spanish style, tasty food and awesome coffee!

Thank maykka17
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Always visit when in Melbourne. Love the lane way feel, good coffee and never had a bad breakfast here. Watching the world go by this is the perfect place for street photography. My camera is always ready 😊

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

When in town, always enjoy my coffee from Lorca. Breakfast is delicious. Great location for people watching! Will return soon.

Reviewed 14 February 2016

Lorca was one of many cafes but I think we made the right choice. Our Z'Aatar spiced brekkie was nicely served w/ sourdough toast, avo and perfectly poached eggs. Coffee was good too. I'd go back and enjoy another sit out in this alley way,...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

We waited for half an hour lovely Scottish girl said sorry but lady with dark hair no customer service was not sorry we bought 2 coffees each while waiting but no apology from her when we paid and no discount not coming back!

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Found this great spot before an epic shopping spree in Melbourne. Wonderful service, food and most importantly the COFFEE....... The scrambled eggs were great and not too buttery as we experience in Perth. Well Done.

Thank Troydan7
Reviewed 26 January 2016

A very busy cafe, good choices on menu, very friendly and quick service. Price wise, competitive with other cafes along this laneway. Quality of food excellent.

Thank sknoopy
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Arrived with only 30 min to spare before I had to attend my course in French Conversation. My order was taken immediately by a friendly young man. The vibe is good, the music doesn't interfere with the hustle and bustle of this great laneway. My...More

Thank Fiona J
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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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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  • Address: 7-9 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 6337
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