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Middle Brighton Baths Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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251a Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9539 7002
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Brighton, Australia
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location makes you dream but the result is disappointing. The menu is not very original, especially if you want a healthy food. The decor is lovely and the view is interesting on the bay and the port of Brighton, apart from that the restaurant is of limited interest. I recommend the bath for a drink or a coffee but... More 

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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short trip out to Brighton from the city. The traffic was horrendous & finding a car park on a very beautiful Saturday was a challenge. Pleased to be seated in a lovely breezy area in the top storey restaurant. Service, food & prices were fair. Views out over the bay and back toward the Melbourne city skyline. A lovely spot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location. Particularly friendly staff. We had a baby and were made very welcome with pram. Great afternoon tea.

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Thank Fiona L
Melbourne, Australia
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location by the sea with a view over the bay to Melbourne city. Bit windy outside but that can be refreshing on a hot day but it meant pouring drinks had to be done with some care. Prawns on the seafood platter let the meal down greatly. The lemon pepper calamari was good but would have been better if... More 

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Nimes
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to be very frequent visitors until a year or two ago when this place went from special to ho-hum or worse. I tried it for lunch this week and came away thinking maybe there might be hope again. The waiter failed Hospitality 101 when his response to me pointing out lipstick (not mine!) on my beer glass was... More 

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Thank gr8gra
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into The Baths for a quiet breakfast outside after registering for a swim. Service was fast and friendly. Tables clean and well spaced. Coffee nice enough though not quite as strong as I prefer. Food wise I had the corn and zucchini fritters with poached egg and coriander. O.M.G.!!! Soooo good. I'll be back for that one next time... More 

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Thank Tread71
Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We went as a family group to dinner upstairs in the Middle Brighton Baths Café. Great views, interesting menu, with terrific nightly specials, last night was a seafood platter, yummy !! The service is terrific as well. Nothing was too much trouble, and all the dishes were well presented and so tasty. We will be visiting again soon. Jeremy

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Thank Jeremy7649
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We've been to the restaurant (upstairs) twice in the past 3 months and have enjoyed the food and service on each occasion. A great selection of entrees and mains, with a number of good options for those who are not keen on seafood. We very much enjoyed the stuffed zucchini flowers, pork belly, grilled snapper and amazing creamy mash (side... More 

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Thank Lamel
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ordered poached eggs on toast, and scrambled eggs on toast.Have never seen such small eggs before, and even though it would take a special talent to mess up this order, the cook excelled fantastically.The single, lonely piece of stale toast, matched the tasteless eggs perfectly, and the earl grey tea that was ordered, plonked down on the table, with no... More 

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melbourne / australia
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137 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A great restaurant & right on the beach. 1st time here & we had Sunday lunch with family. Service very good & food excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251a Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9539 7002

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