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Southpaw - CLOSED

189 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9004 2590
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
18 Dec 2013
“Funky bar, nice cocktails ”
9 Nov 2013
“Pretty good but there's better in Fitzroy”
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Australian, American, Cafe, Spanish
189 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

A funky bar in Fitzroy that mixes hipster with bohemian quite well. Whilst I don't care much for the rap music that always seems to be blaring, the cocktails (particularly the Peruvian Sage) are well executed and yummy and the overall vibe is chic casual....More

Thank Hollytd
Reviewed 9 November 2013

It's hard being a cafe in Fitzroy with all the other amazing options around you. Southpaw is very good, don't get me wrong, but their menu can't compete with others in the area which are much much better. In terms of breakfast/brunch it's just okay...More

Thank Toriarose
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Highly recommend The Elvis (French Toast brioche with caramelized bananas, peanut butter ice cream and candied bacon! Yum-fest! And the Deep South- poached eggs with potatoes and delicious vegetables. Friendly staff and cool ambience as well!

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 16 July 2013

Had great coffee and pastries here... service was five star for such a small order. We jumped in here to basically get out of the rain and were surprised at what a nice place it was. The other food we saw going by us looked...More

Thank oohl
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Try the black sherry. Still talking about it days later. Also the home made sausage rolls are to die for, and I don't even like sausage rolls!

Thank Hannahholiday
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

We should have seen the red flag go up when this conversation actually happened... DINER: Do you do boiled eggs? SPACED-OUT HIPSTER WAITRESS: Poached eggs? DINER: No, I was hoping I could get boiled eggs. WAITRESS: Aren't they the same thing? DINER: Um, no (politely...More

2  Thank samdukes
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Great food, great service, great food... Eggs are wonderful... fried or poached... and bacon... YES... the kitchen loves food and presents loved food for diners!

Thank DonnaMN
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Cute little spot for very relaxed weekend afternoon drinks but wouldn't park here all afternoon. Looks really quaint inside and love the white picket fence outside, but the unusual location detracts from the atmosphere a lot. Staff were helpful and drinks priced as expected for...More

Thank LGF90
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Excellent coffee, great service and amazing breakfast menu! The perfect way to start the day in Melbourne.

Reviewed 7 September 2012

My partner and I came here for brunch on a Saturday with a local friend. The menu was extensive and imaginative, while the food was absolutely delicious. The coffee was good and so was the ambience: the place seemed trendy yet not in the least...More

Thank Andrew v
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots,
hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic.
Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll
find little independent shops where local clothes and
furniture designers display their wares. There are
specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality
vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best
thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its
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Restaurant Details

Australian, American, Cafe, Spanish
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  • Address: 189 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9004 2590
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