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Glicks Cakes & Bagels

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
Israeli, Kosher
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325 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9614 0533
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is without a doubt the worst bread I have eaten. Actually it came presented on the outside as a large golden brown bagel. This is only a thin skin. On the inside is that cardboard cheap white bread with no taste that can be squashed into a tiny ball in your hand. SHAME ON YOU GLICKS for ripping people... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2,258 reviews
578 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 419 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I called at this address yesterday and found that Glick's Cakes and Bagels in Flinders Lane was no longer open for business. The 325 Flinders Lane shop is shut, but several other shops, including in Carlyle St, in St Kilda, are still open. Glick';s serve kosher food, that is, it is suitable for those who follow the Jewish dietary laws.... More 

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Thank Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Let me be clear the Glicks I went to is in Glenferrie Road Malvern but is the same family and chain of stores. I don't care what their bagels and cakes are like. I have never been TOTALLY ignored before. So no matter what I wanted to purchade short of jumping over the counter and serving myself there was no... More 

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1 Thank Kerrie K
Afitos, Greece
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We drive over 25 minutes for a Glick's Bagel. They are fresh and they are cheap. The variety of good pastries and breads is fantastic. And if it is Kosher you want, this is the place.

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1 Thank Do-a-good-deed
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Glicks ofers a wide variety and freshness of the bagels and other cakes and a great opportunity to relax with family and friends

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Thank lindamm2013
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

I loved the service and the kosher bagels! The coffee was perfect and we even brought some cookies away with us which were yummy.

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1 Thank Rachel03_12
Melbourne, Australia
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234 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2012

glicks is a very popular kosher bakery - so if you are not a regualr consumers of kosher foods it may not perfom to your standards. it has a great variety

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Thank Rebecca V
Jerusalem, Israel
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2012

We arrived at 3.15 p.m. on a cold and wet August afternoon to find this place had closed at 3 p.m. However, the staff were still there clearing up after the lunch-time rush and welcomed us in. We only wanted a bagel and hot drink, but the staff were very welcoming and asked if nonetheless they could prepare some other... More 

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2 Thank golouis99
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2012 via mobile

Tasty croissant-like challahs and challah rolls Delicious seeded breads and fresh bagels Chewy chocolate covered almond Florentines Must-try Opera Cake: fancy layered chocolate and coffee cake Chocolate Caramel cake also very good Their cafe does amazing mochas. Not bitter. Perfect.

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Thank Yiddishemom
Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2012

Whether you visit Glicks because you only eat kosher food, whether you are of Jewish background and a traditionalist, or not Jewish at all but like a good bagel and authentic kosher food, Glicks is an icon. To really benefit from Glicks kosher food, visit the foundation store in Carlisle St, St Kilda East. But if you don't get a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Cuisine
Israeli, Kosher
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9614 0533

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

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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