Best Cafes in Kew

Updated 1 month ago


Just a few kilometres east of Melbourne's CBD, Kew has leafy old school charm. The quiet area also brims with popular cafes and coffee spots, which are dotted along High Street and around Kew Junction and have easy tram access. Here's where you'll find the best breakfast, lunch and coffee in the quiet inner east suburb.

  • Gilbert's is a bright all-day diner serving up classic Aussie brunches with a Mediterranean twist. Expect yia yia-approved spanakopita, golden slabs of fried halloumi and wallet-friendly mimosas all day, everyday.

  • A bright, corner patisserie by a sister duo specialising in eye-catching cakes and French viennoiseries. The bakery-driven cafe menu stars croissants, gussied-up toast dishes, salads and coffee by Niccolo.

  • Two cafe-loving guys and a yellow espresso machine.

  • A cafe run by seasoned inner-city baristas.

  • Satisfy your hunger and thirst pronto at this bakery-cafe, which serves up slow-cooked brisket toasties, almond and lemon curd croissants and takeaway ready-made lasagnes.