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Cafe Republic

160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9820 0800
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“turkish bread” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We've been there twice during our short stay in Melbourne, once just the two of us and once with our daughter, and all opinions were the same : we love the place. Nice surroundings (Toorak Road), a terrace, wonderful, nice and professional staff and good...More

Thank BrunoBibou
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The Cafe Republic offers good food fir reasonable prices compared to other restaurants. The location is top, next to South Yarra Station.

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This place has been my local cafe for over 10 years now. Lovely people behind the scenes and a great menu to boot. This place always feels like home. Their burgers and pastas never disappoint! A good spot to have a few wines in the...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed some pastas and also some cocktails for a reasonable price. However there was approx 45minute wait for our meals which were on the specials menu. Indoor and outdoor tables available although outdoor is ruined by smokers as per usual in Melbourne.

Thank Kay J
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A very pleasant location to sit and watch the passing parade on Toorak Road. There is a good selection of beer and wine, including an Mendoza malbec and the Argentinian meat skewers were excellent.

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Fresh off the morning flight we set off for some brunch and found ourselves here. Friendly welcome and great food. The avocado and feta smash reminded me what Australian summer tastes like and the refreshingly warm temperature outside was flushing away my British seasonal affective...More

Thank morecja
Reviewed 1 January 2017

On New Years Day, this cafe provided a high quality and tasty breakfast. The service was friendly and efficient. The coffee was delicious. All in all a great experience. Would definitely go back again

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I have eaten breakfast here several times. The service is friendly and welcoming, the coffee is strong and good - I take my coffee black, no sugar. I hate it when the barista tops up with too much water. Less is more with black coffee...More

Thank KTurner2000
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Really good food and drinks, but the best part was the service. All the workers were so nice and welcoming it really made the place enjoyable

Thank Rhys B
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Whether it's an early breakfast, a working lunch, a quick snack and drink on the way home from work or a proper dinner then Republic is a good choice. Strong coffee, good portion sizes, plenty of seating and close to South Yarra station. Plus one...More

1  Thank Andy M
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
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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