Grand Lafayette, Prahran

Iconic raindrop cakes and Asian fusion sum up a Grand Lafayette experience. Relocating from Port Melbourne these guys are now seeking to crack the tricky Prahran brunch scene.

Tuan Tuan, Carlton

High ceilings and chandeliers greet you at Tuan Tuan. Already popular in Manilla this Philippines based company has embarked on its first Melbourne store bringing their take on Hong Kong comfort food to the streets of Carlton.

Crave Pizza and Fresh Pasta Bar, South Yarra

Crave Pizza and Fresh Pasta Bar, recently under new management, is winning South Yarra over one smile and one great pizza at a time. Dine in, take away or order for free delivery and open until 1:30am on the weekend you’ve really no excuse not to try this place.  

Syndicate Room will satisfy your sweet tooth!

With one of the most extensive lists of sweet dishes on a brunch menu we’ve seen, the beautifully plated dishes and Sandringham’s Syndicate Room should be your go-to for a sugar craving.

Cafe Louis, Fitzroy

Cafe Louis, which sits just off Brunswick Street provides an uniquely relaxing and spacious brunch experience in the heart of Fitzroy. Shunning the usual grungy vibe in favour of dark wooden furniture and a clean, minimal finish there’s a real air of grandeur to this new cafe.

St James, Malvern

Glass-fronted St James is nestled away in the middle of Malvern Road shopping strip. This unassuming cafe can be a little blink and you miss it, which you shouldn’t as it’s got some stunning dishes on offer.

Montibello, Montmorency

Montibello was packed to the rafters when we visited mid week. With top quality, classic and affordable Italian food it’s easy to see why this Montmorency newcomer is becoming a real hit with the locals.

$10 lunches at Pran Central

Are these Chapel Street’s most affordable lunches? Pran Central have launched their range of $10 lunches and we thing they’re offering pretty good bang for you buck!

Two Kings Cafe, Bentleigh

Family friendly, vegan friendly, everyone friendly – Two Kings will warmly welcome you, and whether you go for one of their long-standing classic breakfast dishes, or something more creative from the specials board, you’re bound to leave happy!