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Cafe Republic

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9820 0800
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“turkish bread” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:45All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
160 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there yesterday and found that even though it was busy, the service was very good and front of house staff were friendly and courteous. One downside though - a friend ordered a Republic club sandwich (see photo) described in the menu as having bacon...More

Thank TapasLover51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch with the family and the place was buzzing and quite full. Bought along a 3 month old and he started kicking up a fuss after about half hour. The staff were really great in providing a space to calm him down....More

Thank Travelling_diner3
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We just wanted a simple no fuss meal and that's what we got. Service was perfunctory at best. Maybe they needed one more person on the floor, or else the guy buzzing around like a fly but not appearing to do much needed to get...More

Thank Mardi S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Fantastic staff, food, drinks and an incredible happy hour offering. The major let down is the lack of heating outside. Too often I've had mates who would like to come for a few drinks, but ultimately end up at competing venues such as Cosi because...More

Thank RhileyW23
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Republic for dinner after the grand final. It was bustling but our reserved table was ready in 5 minutes while we waited with a drink. My husband reports that the steaK was cooked perfectly. Staff was friendly,courteous and attentive. My Caesar salad...More

Thank Docker15
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Food excellent, had avocado and feta and house made muesli. Coffees need work-long black was too watered down. Service was efficient.

Thank Barry K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I ate here on a few occasions whilst staying in Melbourne and every time I did I was not disappointed. The staff were fantastic and very friendly, the food was excellent and I particularly liked the price of the beers and pizza on Tuesday night.

Thank martin b
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our group of 4 friends had lunch here and enjoyed a much better experience. We had reserved a table which was an advantage because they were quite busy. Water was brought and menus were delivered promptly. Three of us ordered egg varieties, while the 4th...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Cafe Republic is never going to offend anyone... but it's never going to wow anyone either. It reminds me of Cafe Sienna on Chapel St... very classic cafe fare. Nothing innovative... nothing offensive. Pretty reliable if you can't think of anywhere better to go at...More

Thank MarkG78_12
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lively spot in a busy suburb, filled with happy sounds of people chatting, laughing, eating and enjoying their company. Great casual dining options, contemporary western cuisine.

Thank Peter H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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