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Scintilla Cafe

131 Burgundy St, Heidelberg, Banyule, Victoria 3084, Australia
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
131 Burgundy St, Heidelberg, Banyule, Victoria 3084, Australia
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend the Chicken Mango chickpea salad. Yummo very tasty. Quick service with the minimum of fuss.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by again the other day while waiting for next hospital appointment, scintilla is becoming a bit of a regular for us. Lunch was served quick a pasta dish & a calamari dish both were plentiful and really nice, coffees are always good here -...More

Thank tosorogc
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Three of us went to Scintilla for breakfast on Saturday morning. The cafe is nicely set out, clean and bright. The service was somewhat supercilious. The lady who takes the orders behind the counter could smile and be more welcoming as could some of the...More

Thank inkypete
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Visited for lunch (3 adults and 3 teenagers) on a Sunday without a reservation. No problems with obtaining a table. Ordered a range of meals and snacks which arrived in a timely manner. The grilled cheeseburger with wedges and salad ($18) was a winner with...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a must for breakfast or lunch, The 3 of us really enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Options for both indoor and outside dining, we chose an outside table and the waiter immediately brought a bowl of water for the puppy! Good menu choice and great coffee. Good fast and friendly service made the café an enjoyable experience.

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I came in with my group of friends on a fairly busy day and they weren't able to deal with the influx of people. The waitresses seemed like they couldn't be bothered and weren't very polite. It took longer to receive our food than it...More

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Good local cafe that seems to be open all day with breakfast, light lunches (focaccia etc) and more substantial lunch-time main courses. Their double grilled cheese is huge and a cheese-lovers delight! It is a bit noisy.

Thank Janine R
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This very busy cafe was a very welcome break from spending all day and everyday in the Austin Health hospital, whilst my wife recovered from her op. Great selection of food and coffees. I need to start running a bit more if I'm going to...More

Thank AndrewCyclist
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Good coffee in Heidelberg! The barista wasn't put off by my order even though it was close to the end of the shift.

Thank Phil W
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Burgundy St, Heidelberg, Banyule, Victoria 3084, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Banyule  >  Heidelberg
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