About Cafe Republic

With both breakfast and lunch served until 5pm seven days days a week and dinner served until late, Cafe Republic is a popular choice among Melbourne’s locals at any time of the day. No matter whether you’re there to cure a hangover with their signature bloody mary or you’re trying to wake up with one of their premium coffees, Cafe Republic has just what you’re after and then some. Situated just steps from South Yarra Station on the corner of Toorak Road and Osborne Street, Cafe Republic’s always there when you need them most.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm


Cafe Republic
160 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Melbourne 3141

Menu Highlights




Roast pumpkin, semi dried tomato, chilli, Persian feta, basil, dukkah, char grilled olive bread 1

Arancini Balls

3 cheese and pumpkin on pickled red cabbage with dijon crème fraiche

Polenta Chips

Wasabi aioli

More about Cafe Republic, South Yarra

Casual yet sophisticated, Cafe Republic in Melbourne’s South Yarra is so much more than your usual cafe. In addition to excellent coffee – served hot, cold, or with chocolate (try the iced mocha!) – the restaurant offers a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner options. And if you’re planning an event, Cafe Republic on Toorak Road may just be the perfect place for it, with a function room seating up to 24 people and full catering on offer.

Breakfast at Melbourne’s Cafe Republic means it’s time for the Big Republic breakfast, a huge spread of chorizo, eggs, bacon, spinach, potato rosti, avocado and slow-roasted cherry tomatoes served with your choice of toast, or something smaller like a bagel with your choice of tasty toppings. At lunchtime, we recommend ordering the incredible Wagyu beef burger or the housemade ravioli, and for dinner, we suggest trying out either the BBQ chicken pizza topped with chicken breast, red onion, mushrooms, and peppers, or the dill-battered fish and chips served with rocket, feta, house tartare and watermelon. Be sure to book in advance for a great meal at this South Yarra cafe and restaurant!

22 Cafe Republic Reviews

22 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Average
Jane B.7 days ago · 2 reviews

There restaurant had a great vibe - the host was fabulous, and the food was lovely. We stayed for a long time and did not feel pressured to leave.

Thomas S.a month ago · 1 review

Lovely bunch of staff, very helpful and the food and drinks were lovely. My family had a great time, will definitely be back. THANK YOU!!!!

Elbert P.2 months ago · 1 review

Great service, great food, generous portion.My favourite cafe bistro. It's been a lot of times we came here and never once feeling disappointed. Will definitely keep coming back.