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1932 Cafe & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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1932 is an Art Deco style cafe and restaurant located in the iconic Manchester Unity Building on Collins Street in Melbourne.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Australian
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here at the beginning of the Manchester unity building tour. We had a cheese and wine tasting platter. It was all set up ready for our group and look exciting. The cheese selection was well thought out:a goo, a hard and a blue....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank madiil2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed both the tour and lunch. Learnt so much. A wonderful way to experience the beautiful Manchester Building starting with a bite to eat. The team at Café 1932 were very welcoming, highly organised and the lunch lovely.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank anne l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a small cafe inside an old building (there is a sign on Collins Street to show you the entrance). The coffee was excellent and I had the Eggs Benedict which was cooked just nice, served on top of a generous amount of pulled pork....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yss97
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the Collin’s Breakfast and was served a bun filled with scrambled egg. It was very tasty indeed. Service was excellent and the staff who waited on us very friendly. We arrived at 9 am when the restaurant was relatively empty but by 9.40...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 765lesliel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were attracted by the vintage appearance and were not disappointed. Fabulous light food, good tea, great service. The whole package

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dojies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a huge breakfast fan and in particular bircher, granola or porridge. The best that I've found in Australia is the bircher at Space Kitchen in Canberra but this is the best best. You get bircher museli on one side and granola, yoghurt and fruit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CarlEdinburgh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little hole in the wall of a building lobby. It's designed to resemble a 1940s luncheonette. Nice touch. Good food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RBAceo
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

I had the slow cooked lamb salad and it was delicious!! Staff were really attentive and service was great. I would highly recommend for brunch / lunch.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 890gracea
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

A bustling cafe in a beautiful Art Deco building. Great location on Collins Street. The breakfast was yummy - poached eggs with pumpkin hummus , and egg Benedict’s . Tasty, well done. Coffee was great. Service was quick , friendly and efficient. Would certainly recommend...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SewChek
Reviewed 5 December 2018

We had the Cheese and wine tour. The cheeses and wines were very well chosen. Even the blue cheese, which I don’t normally enjoy. Plenty of time was allowed to enjoy this part of the afternoon. Chloe, our tour guide was an absolute delight, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catherine D
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Lyn C
13 July 2015|
Response from 1932 C | Property representative |
Hi Lyn! We start on the ground floor arcade and take the escalator up to level 1. We then use the lifts up to the boardroom and rooftop for the remainder of the tour. We aren't aware of any other dining and tour... More
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