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Sketches Cafe Bar

273 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Monash, Victoria 3125, Australia
+61 3 9889 8925
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good45%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
10:30 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
273 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Monash, Victoria 3125, Australia
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and friends went along on Saturday night, as a first visit, mostly based on the great reviews, and it lived up to it all. Small but charming little restaurant, with nice vibe, and most importantly, the food was brilliant. Each of our meals,...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We returned to Sketches last night in a group of 5 - 3 of which had not experienced this terrific suburban restuarant. The food and the service were again excellent. Alan is a fantastic owner/host....he's obviously doing something right as he's been operating this little...More

Thank Katiegal
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had dinner here based on reviews we had read. You wouldn't think that a little place in a small business complex at the corner of two busy streets would have such an intimate vibe. But when you walk in, it feels like you're in...More

Thank Wildwoodatheart
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We chose this restaurant as it was close, but to our surprise it was amazing! The Harvey Bay scallops with cauliflower puree were super tasty and so was the Moroccan spiced barramundi. The ingredients seems to be super fresh! My mother had the eye fillet...More

Thank cheerryx
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had not been to Sketches in years...and am so pleased to report that it is still one of the finest little restuarants in the suburbs. SImple but delightful menu...byo wine only...reasonably priced...food was scrumptous...RIbeye steak cooked to perfection...fab service and terrific ambience. We really enjoyed...More

Thank Katiegal
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Yes, popped in by chance as our usual local was closed and what a treat we had! Would definitely return...crispy fresh salads are a must for me to write a review and we got just that. The pie of the day was delish as were...More

Thank artlover51
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We often eat dinner at Sketches, and have never been disappointed in the food or the service. So, we decided to have a private function there, and it was brilliant. The chef is running a great little kitchen & really knows his stuff. They were...More

Thank GJ_RKT
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Small local cafe with a range of options. Have been here a number of times for breakfast and always good. Prices are good for the big breaky, coffee is good and very helpful staff. They have an outdoor settings out the back and easy parking...More

Thank tigers7480
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely brunch this morning with our 2 friends. Coffee were good and service was great. Highly recommended for an informal meal and catchup.

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Had a really well cooked fillet steak. The flavour was excellent The herb and garlic roast potatoes were good as well

Thank Simon M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Monash, Victoria 3125, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Monash  >  Burwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9889 8925
  • E-mail
Description
With its improvements in recent years, Sketches is no longer a little cafe with a small dining space, but a cafe-restaurant with adequate dining spaces for either intimate indoor, trendy alfresco or casual outdoor dining. Transforming between cafe and restaurant settings allows us to cater for both casual catch-ups in the day and fine-dining on special occasions at night.Whilst our menu is categorized as modern Australian, essentially we are a team that is passionate about fresh produce with an open-mind to any great food ideas regardless of where they originate from. Expect to see not just the all-time Australian favorites, but also modern international influences throughout our menu.No matter which setting or menu you choose the staff at Sketches will always ensure you have a great time dining here. We look forward to seeing you at Sketches!
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