These Flemington-based small businesses offer a range of breakfast and lunch delights. Inspired by classic Melbourne brunch with options for all diets, the cosy cafes on our list use fresh ingredients and make fantastic coffee!
New Daily Grind
Visit: 338 Racecourse Rd.
Call: 0423 017 397
A recent review: “Great service each and every time. Coffee is amazing and the food is so well done. Had pancakes this morning and they were huge. Such a filling meal. 100% recommend and will be back.” – Brett, 5-stars.
The New Daily Grind Cafe is located in Woolworths Newmarket Plaza and has indoor and outdoor seating available. They offer a selection of dine-in and takeaway food and drink options. If you have time to dine-in, try their all-day breakfast menu. If you’re on the go, try one of their delicious cakes or pastries.
Visit: 285 Racecourse Rd.
Call: 9376 6444
A recent review: “Excellent service and food. Kitchen staff/owner went above and beyond by showing situational awareness to accommodate our dietary needs.” – Gufran, 5-stars.
Mr Ed is a fully licensed cafe offering dine-in and takeaway food and drinks as well as catering. Their menu has something for everyone with breakfast and lunch classics. They haven’t forgotten about kids either; their ‘Little Star’ menu making Mr Ed an excellent spot for families. Open from 7 am Monday to Saturday and from 8 am on Sundays, this cafe is a great spot to meet up with friends or family or pick-up delicious food and coffee.
Visit: 262 Racecourse Rd.
Call: 0423 140 437
A recent review: “Best vegan kebab I’ve tried and the service was really amazing too! The guys working at the shop were so friendly and welcoming. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.” – Samyukthaa, 5-stars.
Radicle Foods is a plant-based cafe driven to produce ‘deliciousness that everyone can enjoy’. The cruelty-free spot makes plant-powered kebabs, jaffles, waffles and shakes free from meat, fish, milk, eggs and other non-vegan produce. You can buy from Radicle Foods at their Flemington shop, or order online.
Visit: 307 Racecourse Rd, Kensington.
Call: 9372 2642
A recent review: “My new favourite. Hard to decide what to get, so many delicious options, but best eggs bene I’ve ever had. Perfect coffee, awesome service.” – Jackie, 5-stars.
Sgt. Nelson is a trendy cafe with delicious meals and fantastic coffee. Their menu features traditional breakfasts like smashed avo, eggs on toast and acai bowls, as well as salads and specialty bowls. Locals love their excellent service and fresh ingredients.
Visit: 528/531Racecourse Rd.
Call: 9376 0386
A recent review: “Awesome relaxed cafe with delicious food. All the staff are super friendly! The food is quick and high quality. The specials change up all the time. Coffee is excellent!!– Emily, 5-stars.
Mama Bear is the perfect spot to organise your next brunch catch-up. This licensed venue has a beautifully constructed menu featuring classics and creative dishes. Their kids’ menu is extensive, making this venue a fantastic place for families. After their kitchen closes at 3 pm, they host functions with capacity for 60-100 people. Visit this thriving Flemington cafe to have your ‘eyeballs mesmerised, and your taste buds a ‘tingling!’
Flemington locals can select from a range of cafes on Racecourse road. When looking for a place for breakfast, brunch or lunch, why not try one of the five on our list!