We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Bookshop Cafe

Cafe, Australian
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rear 570 Burke Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3124, Australia
+61 3 9882 6911
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 15: English reviews
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

What was a reasonable café for breakfast or a coffee before shopping in Camberwell Market, this venue has mysteriously closed

3 Thank David_D_Aust
Level Contributor
48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

I went into the bookshop cafe to get take away coffee and lunch, The staff were friendly enough and the menu was quite varied however after seeing one of the food handling staff lick her fingers and proceed to touch my food I will not be eating here again. As the contact phone number is incorrect and they have no... More 

Thank Hannah W
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Level Contributor
39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Finally found my daily breakfast venue! I've tried every cafe in Camberwell and The Bookshop Cafe wins, hands down. Food is great and fresh, coffee is perfect, and the service is wonderful (I'm a fan of smiles). Also, it's really affordable ($6.90 for a coffee and bacon & egg sandwich) The biggest plus: they accept Eftpos with no minimum!

Thank Josh M
Level Contributor
43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely staff, cheap coffees. Great service. An all day breakfast menu and lunch menu. Lots to choose from. Its great to see a happy batista and a happy chef. Have never been disappointed here. Lovely cheap good quality food overall

Thank Ben H
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

FYI, THE NUMBER LISTED IS !!NOT!! FOR THE BOOKSHOP CAFE. Someone has made a mistake and it's our private home number. We have mentioned this to them but nothing has been changed. Perhaps try yellow pages or ring from a business card if you need to contact them.

1 Thank lolitadoll
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

The staff are friendly and the food comes out quickly, but it's pretty average. Toasted foccacias come out cold in the middle, and everything is a bit bland. Disappointing.

1 Thank Daviiidd
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

We tried so many places in Camberwell since we moved here and this is the only place that provides everything. Lovely coffee, amazing service and comfy outdoor seating. We are yet to eat here but I am sure it'll be just as amazing as everything else. It's so consistent.

1 Thank isabeldavies7
Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

Terrible coffee, burnt and overextracted. Food is generally poorly seasoned, muffin on eggs benedict hardly toasted. Won't be back.

1 Thank Fangbo68
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

.....A great place for lunch, great coffee and staff are friendly without being over the top. Prices are spot on and so is the wifi. I think I've just found my new caff for work lunch breaks and weekend brekky.

Thank Ladyeggshell
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Ordered a banana smoothie and when it arrived it had no banana in it. Sent it back and when they returned it tasted of artificial banana flavouring. My mother ordered an iced coffee was warm. When we sent that back it returned with a few ice cubes added to it. Terrible drinks and the food wasn't that amazing either.

1 Thank Caitlind83

Travellers who viewed Bookshop Cafe also viewed

Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria

Been to Bookshop Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear 570 Burke Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3124, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9882 6911

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bookshop Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?