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Maling Room

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££ - £££
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Corner of Maling Rd and Canterbury Rd, Canterbury, Boroondara, Victoria 3126, Australia
+61 3 9836 9889
Today
07:00 - 16:30
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Sun 08:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:30
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

It is located at the corner of the maling road. Very classical building in its original state, love the ambient. Casual, olden day feel. Breakfast price is a little on the high side. Food quality is good & beautifully presented. Great latte! Will definitely be back.

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Thank JodyTong
Templestowe Lower, Australia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

I come here on a regular basis for breakfast or lunch, and have enjoyed every single time! The food is delicious, and especially if you have food allergies the menu caters for these, so there is no need to change ingredients. The coffee is fantastic, and the chai one of the best in town. Service is usually quick and very... More 

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Thank callmelara
Victoria, Australia
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

With the critics push to discredit this culinary delicacy and move on to the next foodie fad, the Maling Room persists and it is this dish that helps this elegant and trendy establishment to continue to stand out from the crowd of brunch and breakfast venues out there all over our food capital. The gelatinous texture of both the yolk... More 

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2 Thank Cherie B
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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252 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped her for brunch and both enjoyed the experience. The staff are very friendly and make the venue a nice place to visit. We both dined on breakfast selections which included their 63 degree eggs (poached eggs cooked at 63 degrees in the oven for approx. 90 minutes). Even though these eggs are a selling point on the menu,... More 

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Thank Jude D
Horsham, Australia
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95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Moved on for afternoon tea. Coffee (latte) and carrot cake served by very friendly staff. Latte made to an excellent standard.

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1 Thank Sandy K
Level Contributor
97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

A fusion of olde worlde quaint with contemporary cafe. Buzzing atmosphere Friendly, accommodating staff Reasonably priced Breakfast, lunch, coffee, hot and cold drinks selection, gluten free bread, slow cooked eggs and more.

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Thank gordyf2015
Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Ive been here a few times and it will unfortunatley be the last, service was pretty poor and hot chocolate's in my opinion pretty bad, food was pretty average too, wouldnt return.

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1 Thank Dannielle M
Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Benchmark great coffee, friendly fast service, food menu is a little tired but the coffee and service make up for it.

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Thank neilfromaustralia
Melbourne, Australia
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122 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

excellent location ... friendly service ... single origin coffee was awesome ... tried Kenyan beans made latte style ... nice balance flavour of coffee and milk ... food was average and price was quite reasonable

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1 Thank David W
Melbourne
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838 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,259 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Met a colleague here for lunch at 12.30pm and the place was about half full with a few tables outside busy. Unfortunately, the acoustics weren't great to the point that my friend had to ask that the music be turned down because along with other diners and the noise on the floorboards, it was becoming unpleasant. This place I believe... More 

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3 Thank UrbanDrifter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:30
Monday
07:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:30
Thursday
07:00 - 16:30
Friday
07:00 - 16:30
Saturday
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Maling Rd and Canterbury Rd, Canterbury, Boroondara, Victoria 3126, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9836 9889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?