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Cumulus Inc.

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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45 Flinders La, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 1445
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07:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are a foodie, do yourself a favor and have dinner here. The menu is fun and original with lots of good choices. Our server was terrific and turned us on to lots of good things to try - including several wonderful gins! A friend suggested we eat here, insisting it is one of his favorite restaurants, and we... More 

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Noosa Heads, Australia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cumulus is superb -- so popular you may have to queue for breakfast, but well worth the wait. Coffee magnificent, service fast and friendly, dishes quite divine.

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Thank SusieJohn0
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by Jessica head of guest relations at th Grand Hyatt where we were staying, so we strolled in for lunch. A great experience from the moment we walked in. Friendly attentive staff who seated us at the bar overlooking the kitchen, so we got to watch this slick team prepare our food right before... More 

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Thank LockyNZ
Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Each time I've been here I've never failed to be very impressed. The service is fantastic, the staff can not do enough for you

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Thank almago6
Sydney, Australia
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258 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined for breakfast and it was UNREAL. The food was delicious and the service was super friendly. Had eaten here for dinner previously and loved it. Breakfast lived up to the expectation. Loved it lots and will certainly be back.

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Thank bbsydney96
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great meal here. We sat at the bar watching the chefs/kitchen. The food is amazing. The service was spectacular. We had the salmon, some great mixes veggies and potatoes. We had the lemon infused madaline cookies for dessert. A definite go to when visiting Melbourne

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Thank Dwanla
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An ok experience, but no more. Not very friendly staff sadly, and the food is definitely outperformed by similar hip breakie places in CBD. The space where you eat is very nice though, and it is not as tight between the tables as similar places can be.

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Thank Carl N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try to move to Cumulus up (as good as Inc. downstairs is). And if you like it - like we do - try get a seat at the chefs tablebar. Dedication and quality of kitchen staff ensures a delightful evening with plenty of pleasant taste surprises. Cumulus in itself is worth a visit to Melbourne.

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Thank Rene van I
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic experience, $65.00 Chefs selection was a tasting experience to be enjoyed.....simple clean foods....made to look fantastic and taste amazing

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Thank Paul S
Manchester
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Windsor hotel just round the corner and thought we would give this place a try and we were not disappointed. Despite being very busy the restaurant accommodation us near the bar where we watched the food being prepared by the young and dynamic staff. The food was innovative, full of flavor and we'll presented. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Cuisine
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Flinders La, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 1445

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighbourhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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