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Le Flaneur

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5 Church St, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Kew, Australia
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

9 colleagues visited for brunch. Despite making a booking we were seated at 3 tables, which was strange due to the fact that there was a large unoccupied table. We moved to the large table. After waiting 40 minutes, we had to ask for the waiter to take our orders, which he reluctantly did. The noise from trams, transports and... More 

1 Thank Kewy2014
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Great coffee, cakes and snacks. Friendly staff. Good range of food for breakfast, lunch and snacks. Reasonably priced

Thank bfprice
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple of time. The service is generally slow. There is a waitress or two who are great with customers and rush about whilst some of the people behind the counter look like there is no sense of urgency- prioritising entering info into the computer or sorting out an ubereat order rather than take out food that... More 

Thank Stacey D
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2015

My husband and I saw some good reviews so decided to try. Seriously disappointed. Cured salmon smelled and tasted very fishy and unfresh. Smashed avocado has no seasoning at all. Not even tiny bit of lemon zest that was mentioned on the menu. Sourdough were cold, not toasted, not buttered. The breakfast is so flavor-less that I could barely finish... More 

Thank SquareDiamond
Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Good coffee, good meals. I had something with mushrooms, (can't rem the name) which was great. Service was wonderful and it's easy to get a table most days no matter what time.

Thank Meghna G
Camberwell, Australia
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322 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

They did mention that they were quite understaffed that day, so perhaps this had an influence on the overall quality of the experience. I mean, it definitely affected the wait time, and that I have not factored into my rating. But I have to reflect the significant fall in quality in the food and coffee on this occasion. Ordered the... More 

Thank Nick T
Hawthorn, Australia
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I have been to Le Flaneur on 10+ occasions, and never a disappointing moment. The extensive menu is most impressive for brunch. The coffee is, and a very big call for a Melbournite, the best I have had in Melbourne. I recently returned from a trip to Paris, and on my way back from the airport stopped in for a... More 

1 Thank Dean M
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014

I dropped in here with 2 colleagues recently and we had a an unexpectedly great time. The food was fabulous, but what made it was the 3 staff that were on that afternoon - the young waitress didn't right a thing down and yet our order arrived perfectly. The attention and service was superb, the 2 guys making the coffee... More 

1 Thank 618tracyp
Camberwell, Australia
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322 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

Menu had a number of very interesting items, that will keep us coming back to try new dishes. Service was impeccable, prices were reasonable. The coffee, tea & macaroons were a highlight!

1 Thank Nick T
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
160 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Had a spare Saturday lunch and decided to try out Le Flaneur with me boys. One had the hash brown, the other the chicken and me the lamb. Menu changes weekly which should keep the choices fresh and interesting. Everyone agreed the food taste and presentation was top grade. Service messed up the order for iced chocolate, but we can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Church St, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn

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