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The Hardware Societe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
120 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9078 5992
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (244 reviews)
“croque madame” (33 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
120 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first stop for brunch. Awesome cafe cuisines! Our whole family enjoy it. Nice friendly staffs too!

Thank Traveller_ChrisS
Reviewed 3 days ago

This out of the way place is well worth seeking out. Very friendly helpful staff with an unusual selection of food. All fresh produce and most locally sought. Coffee was well made and hot chocolate divine.

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 3 days ago

couldnt get any better.Great selection as always and some nice variety and combinations on the menu. Have been hear for breakfast and lunch and it is always buzzing. cannot go wrong with the food here. Well done again, i will be back

Thank mark d
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved this place and had a great time! Grace was super friendly and we adored real chocolate in our mocha and hot chocolate. Food was faultless too! Can't wait to return next time we are in Melbourne

Thank Ange H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yrscore: F4.5/E4/R4 F: Interesting choices in the food menu. I went for the steam egg with scallop which was well made. The sweetness of the scallop was nicely infused with the egg. Macha latte and latte were well crafted. E: The interior is well decorated....More

Thank Wen Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food I had in Melbourne!!! Very vegetarian friendly + plus amazing coffee. Service was also super fast. Only downside was that we have to share tables - but a nice way to meet people.

Thank liamo176
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were friendly and it was a very pleasant experience. Nice breakfast menu and most of all the food was quality. I ordered the mushroom and poached egg and the taste was wonderful. Would recommend.

Thank Funnybones0002
Reviewed 1 week ago

A delightful cafe where the service is good, The food was enjoyable and the street atmosphere was fun. We had a pleasant time eating here and would definitely go back. The Lobster on the Black Bun was Yum that was the only way to describe...More

Thank Eoinz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a breakfast last Saturday morning. It was a horrible day so less busy than we anticipated at 9am but a 5 min wait in the rain was what we expected. The service was prompt and the food was very tasty, but at those...More

Thank Rupert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never miss on every trip, very crowded as usual but almost every items on the menu is on point. Croquet madame, lobster Benedict, strawberry pancake,

Thank Gilbert G
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
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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5 August 2017|
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Response from hellodi | Property representative |
No I'm sorry we don't take any form of bookings Thanks for your enquiry Di
7 January 2015|
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Response from Dayeian | Reviewed this property |
Hunter valley is in NSW, 1.5hrs North of Sydney.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 5992
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