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Crabapple Kitchen

) #3 of 206 Restaurants in Hawthorn $$ - $$$ , Cafe, International
659 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
+61 3 9078 5492
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“muesli” (5 reviews)
“sweet corn” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
659 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
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1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smart savoury and stylish. That explains why it is so popular. Enjoy the weekend fare and what a great place to meet. You may have to wait as it is popular but give yourself plenty of time and enjoy the delightful meals served up. My...More

Thank Peter C
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Peter! We very much appreciate your wonderful feedback! For future bookings, we recommend booking in advance as you mentioned it does get quite busy, especially on weekends! You can do so via our website or by calling us on (03) 9078 5492. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times and it was my regular place for a coffee - it's a shame I moved suburbs !

Thank Freddoz
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's great to hear that you love our coffee and Friday Night Flights, we appreciate your review! Don't forget to stop by again soon if you're in the area!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good family lunch here. The menu is creative and well thought out. All our dishes were delicious. The staff were very attentive and helpful. This really is a quiet gem on busy Glenferrie Rd.

Thank Robert W
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Robert, your wonderful feedback is much appreciated! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing!!! The staff are so efficient and friendly, service is very quick and efficient .... food is unbelievable.

Thank kbell3400
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your amazing feedback! We really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is what Melbourne is all about: a cosy little place, with a nice gas fire, arty decor, with great coffee and nice food. We asked to share a small breakfast toastie and that was fine by them. We sat for ages and read the...More

Thank Martin D
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave us an awesome review Martin! It's great to hear that you both enjoyed your breakfast with us. We're looking forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Reviewed 16 June 2017

My son introduced me to this great local cafe. Very busy little spot just near the train station. We sat up at the bar to have a cuppa that slipped into a drink and nibble. Staff were delightful, all stopping to engage in a brief...More

Thank lisa w
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We're very pleased to hear that Lisa! Thank you for your great feedback, our staff will really appreciate it. Don't forget to stop by again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Have been here 4 times , love 2 of the dishes and the third time I came back menu changed non of what I like was on the menu anymore :( they always busy ) food can be very rich as in strong flavour salty...More

Thank MKAJJ
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hey there, thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback! Our menus are seasonal so every few months we like to change it up and add new dishes to keep things interesting! However, we can assure you that our food definitely is...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times before and always loved it but have to say I was a little disappointed this time. The service was lacking even though there were plenty of staff on deck. We were asked for drinks when we sat but weren't asked...More

Thank Larry S
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hey Larry, We're disappointed to hear that your experience with us wasn't up to our usual high standards that we like to pride ourselves on. Your feedback has been passed on to both our chefs and management as we want to ensure that we are...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast this morning, greeted by wonderful friendly staff. Coffee was great and the salmon breakfast possibly the best I've ever had.

Thank Lyn V
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for letting us know what you thought Lyn! We really appreciate the wonderful review. Don't forget to stop by again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Usually have smashed avocado on olive bread. Served with feta, mint, chili and a squeeze of lemon, it's also great with a poached egg. Something to look forward to, and definitely worth returning for.

Thank Gael-Fource
VaporettoCrabapple, Front Office Manager at Crabapple Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Good choice Gael! The smashed avo is also one of our favourites. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Mem02_08
13 April 2017|
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Response from VaporettoCrabapple | Property representative |
The theme for this night is Istanbul, Turkey!
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Mem02_08
13 April 2017|
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Response from VaporettoCrabapple | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry! We are indeed open today (Friday 14th April) and we are open for dinner from 6pm as usual for our Istanbul, Turkey Friday Night Flight. We hope to see you there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 659 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 5492
  • E-mail
Description
Crabapple Kitchen was designed to be an oasis in Hawthorn where you can relax and get away from it all. It embodies the essence of old school hospitality, serving interesting and well executed breakfast and lunch menus that change seasonally. Only the best possible produce is sourced and it is then prepared and served by a team of talented and caring hospitality professionals. You will sense there is something special about Crabapple Kitchen the moment you walk in the door. For one thing, there is not an ounce of ego, you will be welcomed the moment you enter and all of your special needs and requests will be accommodated wherever possible.
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