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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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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a nice cafe! So busy but glad we got to have a quick brunch with our friend before watching a show. The coffee i must mention it was amazing! Very good coffee! Kudos to the barrista, well done :) Food was interesting, refreshing and so enjoyable. I loved the burrata, and really liked the foie gras parfait on brioche.... More 

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Thank carllin87
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had 2 cups of coffees and the home made crumpets with drizzled honey. My husband had the baked eggs! Delicious!

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Thank SilverAshes
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is really popular during breakfast time. Service is friendly and efficient and the food is good, not too pricey.

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Thank FABJourney
Perth, WA
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying in Melbourne for a few days with my wife and son and found this gem. Great coffee with a bowl of delicious bircher muesli combined with impeccable service made this restaurant a winner in our books. We actually returned three times on the space of two days it was that good. The prices were a lot lower than Perth... More 

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Thank BobPerth_WA
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thanks to Trip Advisor, we headed here for an early Sunday breakfast while staying in Melbourne. Plenty of room at 8.15, packed by 9.30, so early birds win here. The food was excellent, and I particularly loved the home made crumpets. Nothing like the commercial variety but light, crispy on the outside and filling. The rooftop honey that came too... More 

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Thank Kerrie H
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was planning to visit for breakfast by myself but ended up went there with a group of people for dinner. Downstairs was full and got sent upstairs. My companions were mostly students so were they found it a bit expensive. The choice of food was more limited upstairs as it's a wine bar, but I still ordered a flounder. Soon... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On a Sat night 6pm we walked along Flinders Lane and found it difficult to get a seat at those most popular restuarants. Then we walked in here without much expectation. Good food, great atmosphere, helpful staff. We sat at the bar facing the opening kitchen, nice expereince. And during dinner we found the restaurant fastly filled up with full... More 

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Thank ChuiYi
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for after dinner coffee and desert, great coffee and deserts that are different. Three Madalines and coffee was a perfect end to our night.

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Thank Pete D
Sydney, Australia
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eggs shashuka and grapefruit juice. Everything was perfect including other people's meals. That's why this place was packed. Too crowded to take pics. The on,y draw back was the soft toast and not good for a wet dish. Staff were top notch.

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Thank Mike S
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and wonderful atmosphere. Every time I am in Melbourne I must pay a visit at Cumulus Inc. Sometimes the cues are quite long. But the staff is really stress-proof. Always friendly and working their hardest to make everyone happy.

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • 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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