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The Hardware Societe

120 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9078 5992
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (249 reviews)
“croque madame” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
120 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my favourite pit stop for breakfast each time I visit Melbourne. French flair with creative twists such as scallops & cauliflower purée baked eggs. And the presentation of the dishes is always impeccable.

Thank Andrei B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast, although note the portions are large - non Americans will not need lunch after breakfasting here! The Beef Benedict was particularly good. Thanks

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me friend and I dined at The Hardware Societe and were not disappointed. She lives nearby and has never managed to visit because of the long queues but yesterday we were lucky! The pork belly was delicious and it was all cooked to perfection. We...More

Thank leanneonline
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing and I’ll definitely be back when I go to Melbourne again! It was a different take on classic dishes

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best breakfast in town - delicious!! Can't wait for our next visit... will definitely be recommending to friends

Thank loucampbell707
Reviewed 1 week ago

the baked eggs were amazing! worth the wait in line. would happily eat this for every meal - breakfast lunch and dinner

Thank joanna45494
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at about 8am on a Tuesday and the tables inside were full but plenty of seats outside. We decided to wait for a table indoors; took about 5 mins only. Started with Beef Cheek Benedict. The apple, water chestnut and shallot salad was...More

1  Thank PerthBlueSky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must place to have in breakfast when in Melbourne. The food is fantastic. I just had to go back one more time before I went home. I am counting the weeks before I go to Melbourne to visit my daughter and for...More

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on recommendation and almost didn't when we saw the queue, but so glad we waited! Friendly staff, nice atmosphere and amazing food!! I wanted to try everything on the menu, and the cakes looked amazing!! Can't fault!!

Thank Love_Sea_And_Ski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to come into this place several times over the week only to find a long line. Usually a great sign. This time we were seated by a lovely gentlemen. We promptly had our drink orders taken and our food slightly afterwards. Fantatastic start and...More

Thank Jack C
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Central Business District
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corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
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FiyazIsmath
28 March 2018|
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Response from hellodi | Property representative |
Yes the brioche is cooled in a seperate clean pan
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chrisbish1953
4 August 2017|
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Response from hellodi | Property representative |
No I'm sorry we don't take any form of bookings Thanks for your enquiry Di
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momSydney
6 January 2015|
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Response from Dayeian | Reviewed this property |
Hunter valley is in NSW, 1.5hrs North of Sydney.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9078 5992
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