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The Pantry

££ - £££Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Church St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9591 0393
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:30All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1 Church St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular place. We soon found out why. Great service, very good food with exterior and interior seating options. It can be noisy and the place was packed. Four Stars is an optimum or generous score as there is no evidence of...More

Thank ArtInOz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my husband for an impromptu breakfast whilst in the area unexpectedly. Decided on the pantry as it seemed a very popular place. It was very busy and had to wait around 5minutes to be seated but staff were friendly and apologised for...More

Thank Davowhytee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous lunch with family. Lovely service from staff on a busy day. Delicious meals in a gorgeous venue

Thank Samfajane
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Used to be a good place but on a recent visit to the Pantry for dinner realised that this place has changed. The staff are not as friendly as they used to be as the waitress spent more time on her phone and chatting between...More

1  Thank Foodie S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I went there with a friend on Saturday 5th August for dinner. When we got there we were attended to promptly. We were seated and our order taken. My friend ordered a pasta which was lovely. I, however, ordered the slow cooked BBQ lamb shoulder...More

1  Thank Sally M
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We came for Saturday lunch. Found a table outside immediately which was a surprise. Menu a little expensive but then found that there was sushi and a burger joint attached. We had the best burgers for a reasonable price. Kids loved the thick shakes. Husband...More

Thank KAJR
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for quite a long time do thought a revisit was in order. Avocado on toast was ordered straight off the menu. Whilst it was "nice" I wouldn't say it was memorable. Not super tasty but ingredients were fresh. Hubby ordered poached eggs...More

Thank Di_Australia1302
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal served by a very friendly waiter . Service was just right & the salad and ribeye was sensational and beautifully presented . I will certainly be coming back for more . I must commend the owners for running a top...More

Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I love the take away section/providore in this place. It is not cheap but it is divine and everything is so tempting and beautifully presented.

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

About 15 minutes walk from the famous beach houses. Nice outdoor seating with a heater which makes real comfy. Beef burger and lamp sausage roll were tasty but the calamari was not so good. A bit pricy I feel but perhaps that's the price range...More

Thank Lee M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9591 0393
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The Pantry restaurant has been an important part of the Bayside landscape for twenty years. In a relaxed, stylish setting, our customers can enjoy delicious food served with a smile by our fantastic team.Our team is like one big family, and we hope this comes across in the fun and friendly environment we have created. At the Pantry, we have something for everyone. kids, parents, friends, families and business associates come to our restaurant for our great food, coffee and wine.
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