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#1,595 of 3,555 Restaurants in Melbourne
££ - £££Cafe,
2 Parliament Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9654 5477
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
30 Sep 2016
“Great coffee.”
15 Feb 2016
“Good coffee and eats at a reasonable price”
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Cafe, Australian
££ - £££
2 Parliament Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Located on the East end of town, directly across the street from Parliament Railway Station. Friendly staff. Great coffee. They have a nice variety of food for lunch and sweet treats as well.

Thank Snooper238
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Often visit the Commune when in Melbourne for business. Service is always fast and the food fresh. Coffee is good too

Thank NathanRM
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Had breakfast here on a number of occasions, will certainly do so again when in the vicinity. Great value

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My daughter had her last meal here before getting braces and what a big let down. Mum got held up at Peter Mac hospital so we had to eat close before going to get her braces on. We did have another place in mind. Food...More

Thank CharcoalCooker
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Organised a work function here one evening in August and the managers were really easy-going and nice to work with. the space itself is small but that's what adds to its intimacy. Would be lovely venue for jazz evenings.

Thank Lil_of_Leisure
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Located across the street from Victorian Parliament, the Commune has consistently great coffee and good variety of fresh food. Can be a little pricey, but good quality.

Thank Snooper238
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Commune was a great place to rest awhile and partake some very tasty food for lunch in an outside setting that belied the proximity to the hustle and bustle of the City. I chose from the Thai Chicken Curry on a bed of rice, while...More

Thank Denis C
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Came here for lunch with business colleagues . Huge selection of lunch options makes it hard to choose just one meal. My wife had the had the gluten free ricotta and spinach with roast vegetable salad. It was Huge portion. Other options include a range...More

Thank F5993GMericd
Reviewed 14 January 2015

This is a conveniently located restaurant/coffee bar with very nice food, both hot and cold. A favourite for office workers and tourists alike you can drop in for anything from a (very good) coffee to a substantial plate of hot food.

Thank Holdendriver
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Busy coffee shop next to the PeterMac hospital and very popular with staff there. Serves great coffee which I am missing already. Also had lunch here a few times - wraps were very tasty.

Thank GerryH007
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Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 2 Parliament Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 5477
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