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“Georgeous little cafe”
Review of Journal

Journal
Ranked #526 of 4,256 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: US$0 - US$18
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

We were lucky enough to stumble upon this cute little cafe for breakfast one morning. They offered a tasty but healthy menu (with gluten free options) with generous servings. The service was very quick and according to my husband the coffee was awesome. I would definitely recommend this cafe for a great breakfast experience

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Thank Choccylove
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

Great atmosphere, great coffee and a nice range of choices for breakfast. We went back for seconds two days later !

Thank John W
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

Rosa Mitchell cooks Italian trattoria food as it should be, and gives great value for money...
Small menu, small wine list-always great.

Thank Lizcinatl
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

Very relaxed atmosphere. The service was good without overpowering. Quite a limited menu but good quality.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

My first visit to the Journal Cafe this afternoon. Its a very pleasant and cosy space with mostly longish tables to be shared by six to eight people but also with a few two seaters. Its got a bookish atmosphere with mostly city workers and student/intellectual types in residence. A friend and I just had coffees today and even though we spent a good hour and a half finishing them no one tried to hurry us on; thats a very welcome and friendly indicator. The food (think various bruschettas, antipasti, salads and sandwiches as well as some hot dishes) and alcoholic drinks are also reliably good, friends have told me. This is a good place to spend a few hours reading, meeting friends or just using your laptop, and the location in one of Melbourne's attractive downtown streets (Flinders Lane) near the city's famous lane-ways, is a major attraction. Its also part of the City Library and Council of Adult Education complex.

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Thank MelbourneOztraveller
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