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International Cakes

) #43 of 44 Bakeries in Melbourne #3,113 of 3,667 Places to Eat in Melbourne €€ - €€€ Cafe
185 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 2092
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible23%
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“bougatsa” (2 reviews)
“toasties” (2 reviews)
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185 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

So many cakes to choose from, we only found this place by accident. OMG amazing cakes, big & small.....cheese pastry...yummy & they warmed it up for me as we didn't have time to sit down & got takeaway. We bought tolumbas (absolutely to die for)...More

Thank MARY R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Understated & Greek, this place has cakes that make you salivate. Yes tea was just a tea bag but I went for the cake & it was great !

Thank Dor1na
Reviewed 8 July 2017

What was once the Greek heart of Melbourne no longer is. There is a token or sentimental reminder of what the street used to be but really, it is no longer and cant claim to be Greektown as Chinatown is. There is the odd Greek...More

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We called into this unpretensious "traditional" cafe called The International Diethnes Cake Shop for a quick morning coffee and were amazed at the array of delicious cakes and pastries including a wide range of baklava and other Greek concoctions. The coffee, too, was very good...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

$5.25 for a teabag, hot water and milk. I'm genuinely in shock! The staff seemed embarassed for charging that but presumably have no influence.

Thank Georgina D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Huge range of cakes, some look amazing, had a few different type some where better than others, wouldn't rush to go back, but wouldn't avoid it either!

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

2nd long business trip to Melbourne so went looking to try somewhere new for Sunday breakfast. This was a nice spot. Only 10AM so very quiet but nice and gave me a chance to look at what must be a selection of over 100 cakes...More

Thank Bluden
Reviewed 30 March 2017

NO where as good as they were years ago. I ordered two large Greek coffees and given what I paid I am sure I paid for 2 LARGE and yet received 2 small and luke warm Greek coffees. As to their cakes, forget it

Thank AngeKenos
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered a chocolate pistachio baklava and chocolate sponge. Really could not eat either of them. Sponge cake was terribly dry and tasteless. Cream was not good at all. Chocolate coating on baklava was of poor quality quality. Baklava was dry and tasted very stale. Very...More

1  Thank Julien L
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I suggest the chocolate walnut slice, which was solid chocolate with walnuts. There is a great choice which will suit everyone's taste.

Thank DiscoveringMelb
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Takeout, Seating
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  • Address: 185 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 2092
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