5 of the Best Cafes in Cremorne

Apr 13, 2020

There are some seriously good eateries brewing in the backstreets of Cremorne, serving up specialty coffee and brunch to rival the north - you just have to know where to look. Read on to discover our top five cafes in the area, each within easy walking distance of The Malt District.

There are some seriously good eateries brewing in the backstreets of Cremorne, serving up specialty coffee and brunch to rival the north — you just have to know where to look. Read on to discover our top five cafés in the area, each within easy walking distance from Coppins Corner apartments at The Malt District.

Vertue Coffee Roasters

Walking distance from The Malt District: 8 minutes

Located just across the road from Richmond station, Vertue Coffee’s second Melbourne venue was designed with the busy commuter in mind. Expect a pared back version of sibling cafe Vertue Coffee in Carlton, serving up tasty grab-and-go eats including flaky croissants, banana bread, and bacon and egg brioche buns. Coffee is, of course, by Vertue, featuring the classic espresso blends you know and love. Prefer to sip and savour your daily brew? You’ll find plenty of indoor and street-side seating.

Address: 34 Swan St, Cremorne
Website: vertuecoffee.com.au
Instagram: @vertuecoffee

Hunted + Gathered

Walking distance from The Malt District: 5 minutes

A working chocolate factory just five minutes from your door? That’s the kind of convenience we’re all about here at Caydon. Cremorne’s Huntered + Gathered has done us all a favour and opened its factory doors to the public, slinging those famous hand-wrapped chocolate bars (most of which contain nothing more than cacao beans, cacao butter and coconut sugar), alongside expertly brewed espresso, hot chocolate, and one of the very best brownies this side of the river.

Address: 68 Gwynne St, Cremorne
Website: huntedandgathered.com.au
Instagram: @huntedandgathered

Sloane Ranger

Walking distance from The Malt District: 6 minutes

Sloane Ranger is sophisticated breakfast and brunching in the buzzing backstreets of Cremorne. Coffee is by Duke’s, and the vibe is industrial-chic; think exposed pipes and polished concrete, paired with pops of timber and lively greenery. The all-day menu includes everything from chilli scrambled eggs with bacon, chipotle and parmesan, to a nourishing poke bowl with salmon, pickled cabbage and carrot, edamame, avocado, brown rice and sriracha mayo.

Address: 13 Cremorne St, Cremorne
Website: sloaneranger.com.au
Instagram: @sloanerangercafe

Coe & Coe

Walking distance from The Malt District: 6 minutes

At Coe & Coe, ‘panini, juice and coffee’ is the aim of the game. A simple premise, but here, it’s done oh-so well. Coffee is by Allpress, and juices are freshly squeezed — we love the refreshing Lemon Cleanse with lemon, ginger and apple. The panini menu has something for everyone: try the spicy tuna with jalapeño, dill and pesto, or the Italian-inspired Coe & Coe with prosciutto, bocconcini, tomato and pesto. Grab yours to-go, or enjoy in the colourful muralled courtyard.

Address: 25 Stephenson St, Cremorne
Website: coeandcoe.com.au
Instagram: @coeandcoeau

Denis the Menace

Walking distance from The Malt District: 7 minutes

This converted warehouse cafe is a bright and welcoming spot for killer coffee and all-day eats. The surprisingly large space features exposed brick walls, cosy timber booths and communal benches, plus a few colourful cumquat trees and mini herb planters. You’ll find excellent coffee by Industry Beans, and the menu leans mostly healthy, with a couple of indulgent dishes thrown in for good measure. Stop by for a picture-perfect Acai bowl with all the trimmings, or indulge in southern fried chicken and waffles topped with maple bacon, spring onion and a fried egg.

Address: 106–108 Chestnut St, Cremorne
Instagram: @denisthemenacecafe