Best Cafes in Elsternwick

Updated 1 month ago


  • Breakfast that goes beyond the usual Melburnian staples.

  • This Victorian era-inspired cafe and diner from a group of hospitality veterans makes good use of the beautiful space it lives in. Whether you’re stopping by for breakfast or a drink, you’ll find a menu of spryly tweaked classics.

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  • A change of management hasn’t dampened the appeal of this trusted veteran.

  • Coffee is their thing.

  • Raw vegan fare inspired by the Incan goddess of health and happiness.

  • This beloved bakery was a hit in Collingwood before branching out to the south. Come for slow-fermented breads, hazelnut babka and loaded focaccias. Take your treats home or enjoy them in the park across the road.

  • A light-filled bakery best known for its brownie-croissant hybrid. Its owner, an ex-Dinner by Heston Blumenthal pastry chef, has also served hazelnut croissants, chocolate babka and inventive toasties.