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Cafe Issus

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8844
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many and they are all so similar. I had Advocado on toast with eggs which I'm sure any of the 5 or 6 nearby cafes would have been able to provide. Its good food the service is great and the atmosphere of...More

Thank HouseHopper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat down at another restaurant we were recommended to try, I was horrified to have 2 guys smoking ice pipes behind me, the smell was atrocious!! Such a shame for this restaurant.. however we moved onto Issus and we had a fabulous time, I...More

Thank Leisyloo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The many lanes (really alleys) offer hundreds of small cafes, some with only 2 or 3 tables. Issus was a bit bigger than most and the breakfast (avocado, toast, and poached egg) was excellent. Even though these cafes are small, the prices are not.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for brunch today and was extremely disappointed. Staff weren’t attentive and were on their phones for the majority of our visit. Food took at least 30 minutes to arrive and when it did I was very disappointed. Ordered the breakfast bruschetta which stated...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled about this lane and then rolled into this amazing cafe. It was a tight fit but it made it. The juice selection most amazing and full of flavour!!!!!! And then came breakfast.....panko crumb eggs, never had these before and wow, amazing!!!!!!!!! So want to...More

Thank Renee I
Reviewed 9 January 2018

My wife and I met up with our daughter and we dropped in at Issus for Coffee. A little "hidden away cafe in the city. We tried some coffees we never tried before which were quite good. Paid about & 25 for 3 coffee and...More

Thank rolfyboy
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

What a great little find on our wanders. The food is an amazing blend of flavored. Great meals and coffee. Reasonable prices. Staff were lovely.

Thank Hunt11
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Visited this cafe many times over the years and never disappoints. Usually go for breakfast but also been for coffee/drinks mid-afternoon. Tiny place down an almost hidden laneway serving amazing aussie style meals. Great juices, love their breakfast options, solid Melbourne coffee and service is...More

Thank MichelleHeywood
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and fantastic food, wonderful atmosphere of the Melbourne laneways. Short walk from Flinders St station. Love that this cafe participated in a good for the homeless program. They accept eftpos too :)

Thank neena_19
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The atmosphere here is special. It is a remote street/alley, where there are many small cafes. The staff was super friendly and very service minded. Actually we had better service at Issus, than the other day at Punch Lane. Not what you can expect on...More

Thank Thoffmannmadsen
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Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
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throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 18:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8844
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