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The Lower Deck Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6 San Carlos Walk, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
0397231872
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious breakfast and great coffee and chai latte at this cafe. Had a good catch up for almost 2 hours and never felt pressured to move on. The service by staff was outstanding. You really need to book on a Saturday.

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Thank Cathy D
Broadford, Australia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had the savory pancakes and good old eggs benedict. Portions were good, quite filling. Coffee was good for a typical cold Melbourne morning. Staff were friendly, gave helpful local tourist tips. Only downside is that my friend wanted one of the specials however that wasn't available 30 minutes after opening which was disappointing.

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Thank Nanmee
Mount Dandenong, Australia
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Firstly the waitress offered to light the gas heaters if we wished to sit outside. The menus came quickly, as did a jug of water. The lunch menu is limited unless you want all day breakfast. The three of us ordered toasted sandwiches which were tasty. The cold drinks came in nice big glasses. One of my dining companians had... More 

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Thank Cheryl D
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I visited the cafe on Saturday with my wife. We were met with a pleasant welcome, and the follow up service was impeccable. While the meal selection is not "fancy", there is more than adequate selection. Our selection of eggs & bacon (and mushrooms - well done) were cooked quickly and very, very nicely. To top it off, the coffee... More 

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Thank dodd33
Melbourne, Australia
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great little Cafe, lucky they own the pub next door otherwise there would be minimal seating. Service by out waitress was great, (always hard with anaphylaxic kids) but she went to the level of service i would hope and expect. Food was nice, well served and in a good time frame. Thay had ran out of pancakes which was disappointing... More 

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Thank Mick A
McCrae, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visited at lunch time. Menus provided. We order and five options on the menu (including pancakes!) were not available. No forewarning before we ordered our coffees of the very limited menu options. Then when we finally place our orders we are advised of being "one chef down" - therefore a 25 minute wait....would have appreciated having the limited menu and... More 

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Thank mhannahgrace
Croydon, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast with my daughter. It was delicious. The staff were friendly and very accommodating. Even though it is the middle of winter, sitting out on the deck was toasty due to the good heaters. Good food and good coffee.

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Thank Trish M
Croydon, Australia
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Customer service is on the ball, very child/family friendly, great food and close to home. I went there with my nephews, niece and a friend and was very happy.

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Thank Lierin P
Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We visit quite regularly and mire recently the menu has changed for the better. We had a nice lunch and good coffee with good service as well. Well recommended

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Thank ClubEight
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Come here regularly: nice atmoshere, good staff, great Manager, good food, cater for coeliacs, clean, friendly staff, good coffee and they go the extra mile. Just wish they were open till after 4pm as occasionaly I like a late coffee and snack. But they do open early for those who want breaky/ or a coffee before work.

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Thank Debbie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 San Carlos Walk, Croydon, Maroondah, Victoria 3136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Croydon
  • Phone Number: 0397231872
Description
phone (03) 9723 1872

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