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Cafe Republic

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9820 0800
07:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:45
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether it's an early breakfast, a working lunch, a quick snack and drink on the way home from work or a proper dinner then Republic is a good choice. Strong coffee, good portion sizes, plenty of seating and close to South Yarra station. Plus one of the few places locally that does wifi

Thank Andy M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I go here 3 times a week for coffee , food or a couple of beers. Very professional staff, good prices and some great menu items!

Thank Tim W
Perth, Australia
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My son and I had come to Melbourne for a few days and were staying in an apartment in south yarra and as I had a digital entertainment card decided to pop into Cafe republic for some supper prior to going back to our accomodation for the night.The restaurant had five tables filled and yet it took 29 minutes to... More 

Thank 1960_mum
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this cafe. Food was just divine, the feel warm and welcoming and staff responsive. Would definitely go back!

Thank Mish6P
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Last Thursday my husband and I visited this restaurant for dinner. We have been many times for breakfast, but the atmosphere at night is so different. It was buzzing with dinner guests, some a little too loud, but that was not the fault of the restaurant at all! Just people having a good time! We chose the pasta and seafood... More 

Thank David W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Attended this venue with friend expecting a quick business lunch & drink , orders taken but after 45 minutes no food was in sight ! Several tables ahead of us they also were showing concerns, toilets , male & I assume female also in need of urgent clean / upgrading , appears that this venue needs some overdue attention ,... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wodonga, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Service was a bit slow to start with but after our orders were taken the service was great. Food was great. Would definitely return.

Thank asbrady
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Hi All. I went to this Cafe/Restaurant for a "Steak Night" as I was traveling on my own on Business. The atmosphere was relaxed and I "loved" being called Mate (no, not really) I ordered the Porterhouse steak (Medium well) with muchroom sauce. A glass of pinot to go with it. The steak arrived with a salad of cherry tomatoes,... More 

1 Thank MateyandMe
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87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Average beer list, pricey. Little ghetto on the clientele...Service not very attentive, but pleasant enough. Good wifi.

1 Thank akselrod17
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were walking past this restaurant and decided to pop in and weren't disappointed. It was nice and warm with a great atmosphere. The staff were really nice and the meals were delicious.

Thank happytraveller2510

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:45
07:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9820 0800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?