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Federal Coffee Palace

££ - £££Cafe,
350 Bourke St | Shop 23G, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 2224
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
19 Sep 2017
“Great cafe in a Grand old building”
13 Aug 2017
“Most convenient place for a cuppa on the run.”
Opens in 10 min
All hours
Cafe, Australian
££ - £££
350 Bourke St | Shop 23G, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I happened to find this cafe as I was wandering around the CBD. The staff are welcoming, the seating area outside is heated and both the food and coffee are great. The music enhances the experience and sets you up for a good day!

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Right place, right price, good coffee. There's not a lot more to say. It's a nice spot to rest up and watch the people walking by or just grab a good, reasonably priced beverage of your choice and keep on going.

Thank Julie2308
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Federal Coffee is a heated outdoor cafe under the arches of an building. Double shot Genovese coffee and Omelette well made and tasty. It is all about the coffee here limited food options.

Thank AussieRalph
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I had some really good lunch with my sister here! The setting is really nice and unique. You have a varied menu, which is nice too and it all sounded delicious. You don't get just a sandwich, it was so tastefull and dfurfilling. Also great...More

Thank Didituncel
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

At front of old Post Office. There is a tiny alcove where you can order or buy counter food and then sit under cover along the front porch like area. Outside seating under umbrellas for smokers. Would not be very nice on a really cold...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I know that Melbourne is renowned for coffee but this place is at the top of my list. We would make a beeline for the Federal just for a cup of coffee. The staff were great and service was quick.

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I ate the scrambled eggs on toast and they were covered in pepper and had chives mixed through them which is great if you like that but it wasent for me I like my eggs simple so I don't rate them highly. Great coffee though.

Thank JorjaD
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Needed a coffee after a long drive so we stopped in at the Federal Coffee Palace in the old GPO building. Took a quick look at the menu and decided to eat lunch there as well. The service was quick, the prices quite reasonable, it...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Had a breakfast with my mum and daughter during our stay in April, brilliant coffee and breakfast! We ordered a big breakfast and a fruit granola to share because my little one are so picky on food, she rather not eat if that not taste...More

Thank unichu
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We have ordered fish burger and salami toasti, both are very tasty, fresh ingredients , exceed our expectation on a little cafe! Staffs are very friendly and well trained, its a great cafe and located next to h&m!

Thank TiffanyRule
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Bourke St | Shop 23G, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 2224
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