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Cafe Republic

160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9820 0800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“turkish bread” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here twice over the long weekend. Once as a big group of 30 and again with about 12 people. The food was really good. The kids LOVED the Nutella pancakes with icecream, the French toast and great iced chocolates. Staff were friendly...More

Thank ReiserSydney
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Met a work colleague here for a quick lunch stop, and we were very impressed. It was light, bright, busy but not packed. The waitress was quick, efficient and patient with us ladies that were too busy chatting to choose from the menu!! Lots of...More

Thank JDFC13
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Good menu, good service, consistently good breakfast, well worth a visit. The coffee is good and the service is always friendly. It's a good cafe that also serves great salads so good option for lunch or breakfast. The breakfast burrito is fantastic and a great...More

Thank GlobalAdventure67
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Wow! Friendly staff and well presented food that tastes as good as it looks! Plenty of room for large groups and well presented cafe. Highly recommended.

Thank Mike349
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

After early flight and long day of travel I walked in for lunch. Very friendly and prompt service. Decided on the prawn and squid salad with cranberrys and chilli. The flavours in this dish were just awesome. Cooked perfectly.

1  Thank W9991RApauld
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We enjoyed two drinks each as well as a plate of chips. Good value for a total of A$18 including GST. Staff were pleasant as we watched the number 8 trams trundling by. It's close to Metro's South Yarra railway station.

1  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We made a special effort to go and have dinner here. When we arrived no-one could find our reservation and we were seated inside; we found it so noisy we asked to be moved outside. Our orders were taken in good time and we made...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Came here for brunch on a Saturday morning (as you do when you're in Melbourne), and was very underwhelmed by the food. I ordered poached eggs with a side of croquettes. The eggs were poached well but it was an overpriced dish for what it...More

Thank Sangee D
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Needed a "salt-free" breakfast and they were very accommodating ! Poached eggs - hard centers , tomato, mushrooms, avocado and wilted spinach - all fresh and beautifully cooked - served with tea and toast! Toward high priced but very fresh produce and great service !

1  Thank 166ericae
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We spend a week in South Yarra and ate at the Republic several times. It was an excellent cafe with an expansive menu. Breakfasts were great (as we found all over Australia) and we also really enjoyed several lunches after day-trips. Their iced tea was...More

1  Thank Jeffrey C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
7:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9820 0800
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