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Earthly Pleasures Cafe

1627 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
+61 3 9752 6744
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“focaccias” (2 reviews)
“cake” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Australian, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1627 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and stay outside, great little garden if you have kids to run around. Food was nice. Had a mushroom burger, something different. Nice venue 👍🏼

Thank Jacob C
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lots of great gluten and dairy free options. Great food, coffee and atmosphere. Good service, always friendly.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Great old building, wonderful open fire and good food with friendly staff. Definitely go back again ...

Thank AJTeam
Reviewed 10 August 2018

What a beautiful, group of people that are passionate about their restaurant. Great atmosphere and we intend to arrange a get together with friends during the next few weeks.

Thank Wendypups
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I pop in here regularly for their scrambled tofu which is awesome and I’m glad they’re doing dinners again on the weekend. There were 4 ladies in our party and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The presentation was excellent and there were a lot...More

Thank Dragonflymummy
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The atmosphere is very inviting and warm. The coffee is sensational. The staff are very friendly and I have intentions of going there again very soon! Highly Recommended!

Thank Joshua C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We went as a family for lunch on a Sunday, it was busy but not too loud to make it difficult to enjoy conversation. We booked a table ahead of time for 1:30. I had a delicious vegan curry, lots of flavour and the best...More

Thank zoereberewin
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We sent on a Sunday at 2:30. It was packed with us taking the second last table. The foor was very good, service a little average and I liked the venu. Worth a visit and we'll return. So in more detail, my wife had been...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Last time we came it was closed for renovations, having not been previously it was hard to see what had been done. We were shown to a table next to the fire which I appreciated on such a cold day. They do late breakfasts, but...More

Thank Pam E
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Three of us popped in for coffees on Lantern Festival night. The place looked fabulous..spacious, open fire soaring ceilings natural surfaces of stones and wood. I couldn't resist ordering cakes..Elderflower and raspberry cake and a hazelnut friand, Waitress offered cream, icecream or both...and they were...More

Thank Sue R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1627 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Belgrave
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9752 6744
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Earthly Pleasures Café is Belgrave's iconic gem, hidden by a lush garden, right in the middle of town. The building's impressive 20-foot high bluestone walls warrant a heritage listing, but today the café's mandate is modern. Earthly Pleasures has built its reputation on ethically sourced produce and small batch roasted artisan coffee that meets Melbourne's highest standards of coffee. The generously-portioned meals are made from scratch - everything from chutneys, pestos and homemade cakes. And the local craft beers and boutique wines impress the locals, while also drawing the inner city crowd to the hills. Built in the 1930s by the Jorgensen family (famous also for later building Montsalvat in Eltham) Earthly Pleasures moonlights as a function venue at night. If the walls could talk, they'd speak of bohemian parties starring the beatnik artistic community of mid-century Victoria. Whatever time of day you're in Belgrave, Earthly Pleasures is a must see It's the perfect place to dine or pop in for a drink before exploring the Belgrave streetscape, Puffing Billy, Trees Adventure or any of the beautiful national parks within a bluestone's throw.
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