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380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 2801
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (833 reviews)
“gelato” (200 reviews)
“pizza” (195 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great cake and food all around.Service was wondeful. Worth the money pay for. Will recommend to all who are interested to try.

Thank bubble202
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pistachio cake is good, just the right amount of sweetness. Nice place for friends to gather and chat.

Thank yola9963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was sensational, wine was spectacular and service impeccable. The new location in Flinders Lane is brilliant. They have done a great job on the design and there are plenty of interesting places to sit. As always, the cakes and desserts are beyond description

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of Australia's brand cafes that is international and for good reason. The range of cakes are yunmy to look at and yummier in the mouth. A Must try is the lemon brulee tart - the mix of aour with the sweet cookie base is...More

Thank 536iany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been coming here since the last century, and first encountered as a little Carlton gelateria and coffee spot. I've witnessed its growth spurts, from modest (almost humble) to the present-day grandeur. It's always a 'must' for my interstate visitors. Great for rich and extravagant...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must in the Carlton restaurant. Big busy vibrant and a huge variety of cakes Even the building is a piece of art. Can get there’s by tram.

Thank bokka23
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bakery/lunch spot was something to behold, with multiple stations of delights (sandwiches, gelatto, coffee, pastries that seemed to offer infinite variety). Beautiful. Service was good. Worthy of photographs.

Thank nlc58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great new restaurant - light and airy atmosphere - fabulous food. Had dinner one night and breakfast two days later - each meal was presented beautifully and tasted fantastic. Desert bar has to be seen to be believed - huge choice and delicious. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Buzzy, warm atmosphere.coffee fantastic and a huge array of Italian biscuits, cakes and desserts. Just go.

Thank karenjr2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally divine cakes visually & to consume. Unfortunate that the coffee & service are not on par! Coffee was bitter & cold - no amore in the making & staff were very self important & not welcoming. Not the Brunetti I remember & loved. Shame!

Thank Dee S
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 2801
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