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Middle Brighton Baths Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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251a Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9539 7002
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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a beautiful morning walk, I decided to treat myself to a quick breakfast. The location is good and views are worth a mention, but the food is very poor. I ordered the Eggs Benedict and a cappuccino. The Eggs Benedict arrived long before the coffee. The meal itself was such a disappointment- one bit of burnt, hard, inedible toast,... More 

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Thank BaliY
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to look chat and relax. Caught up with family and was happily look after by great staff. Food was great drinks cold and often.

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Thank Alastair T
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we would give this place a second chance, but 2 years later this place has disappointed us once again. A fabulous location with very, very average food that was highly priced for what we got. The freshly squeezed juices were small and expensive for their size. The avocado smash lacked enough avocado to cover the toast. The coconut panacotta... More 

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Thank Michelle W
Brighton, Australia
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64 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The location makes you dream but the result is disappointing. The menu is not very original, especially if you want a healthy food. The decor is lovely and the view is interesting on the bay and the port of Brighton, apart from that the restaurant is of limited interest. I recommend the bath for a drink or a coffee but... More 

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Thank GUILLAUME D
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Short trip out to Brighton from the city. The traffic was horrendous & finding a car park on a very beautiful Saturday was a challenge. Pleased to be seated in a lovely breezy area in the top storey restaurant. Service, food & prices were fair. Views out over the bay and back toward the Melbourne city skyline. A lovely spot... More 

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Thank Elizabeth A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Great location. Particularly friendly staff. We had a baby and were made very welcome with pram. Great afternoon tea.

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Thank Fiona L
Melbourne, Australia
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113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Great location by the sea with a view over the bay to Melbourne city. Bit windy outside but that can be refreshing on a hot day but it meant pouring drinks had to be done with some care. Prawns on the seafood platter let the meal down greatly. The lemon pepper calamari was good but would have been better if... More 

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Thank Anthony S
Nimes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We used to be very frequent visitors until a year or two ago when this place went from special to ho-hum or worse. I tried it for lunch this week and came away thinking maybe there might be hope again. The waiter failed Hospitality 101 when his response to me pointing out lipstick (not mine!) on my beer glass was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Popped into The Baths for a quiet breakfast outside after registering for a swim. Service was fast and friendly. Tables clean and well spaced. Coffee nice enough though not quite as strong as I prefer. Food wise I had the corn and zucchini fritters with poached egg and coriander. O.M.G.!!! Soooo good. I'll be back for that one next time... More 

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Thank Tread71
Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went as a family group to dinner upstairs in the Middle Brighton Baths Café. Great views, interesting menu, with terrific nightly specials, last night was a seafood platter, yummy !! The service is terrific as well. Nothing was too much trouble, and all the dishes were well presented and so tasty. We will be visiting again soon. Jeremy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251a Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9539 7002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?