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The Foreigner

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
31 Ivanhoe Pde, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
+61 3 9499 1313
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“moroccan eggs” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
31 Ivanhoe Pde, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch this week and while the food is very tasty and well presented, the café was ok, it was trying to chat over the crazy loud noise that their smoothy machine was making. It was going on and off non stop and...More

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Foreigner is always great place to catch up with family and friends. Offering good coffee, excellent menu selection, large meal portions at fair prices and spot on service. It's usually quite busy, so very loud with lively chatter. Two thumbs up for vibrant ambience...More

Thank MsLiz64
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Good coffee and delivered promptly. Good range on menu and fair prices. Super busy, perhaps because it ticks a number of boxes. Will be back.

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Where has this place been hiding?! This is my new number one cafe in Melbourne that hits all the right notes. Great service, awesome coffee and great food (heaps of GF and DF) to the point where it is actually really difficult to choose what...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Have been here before but tjis time even better. Such great tasty fresh food. Well presented and delicious. Coffee is excellent. Staff are great. A truly enjoyable experience.

Thank heartsminds
Reviewed 15 April 2018

In a side street just off Upper Heidelberg Road in the Ivanhoe village is the Foreigner Café. The staff are good, the place as a vibe about it but it is almost too arty in its food than it needs to be. With some menu...More

Thank ShibaInus
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We come here often with mothers group as there is plenty of room to fit all prams and more than one high chair. The staff is super friendly and well trained and the food pricy but good.

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I had the H.S.P breakfast which was sort of like chilli cheese fries with a hipster twist. Bread toy soldiers and lightly fried potatoes smothered in a delicious shredded, braised lamb chilli topped with well cooked poached eggs and micro herbs. Very filling but a...More

Thank Briant B
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Great food, great atmosphere, service is excellent. Tucked away of the main drag but still pumping. The locals must know about it and keeping it a secret for themselves. I have been here 6 times in 2 months. Always good.

Thank GIH123
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Pleasant little cafe. Nice space just off the main shopping strip in Ivanhoe. Coffee times two was good. My avocado bash was pretty good too. Everything was competently done but nothing will last that long in the memory bank. It’d be a 3.5 for me...More

Thank TwoSheds57
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1 January 2017|
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Response from GWalker23 | Reviewed this property |
I was a visitor there best to contact restaurant personally. No outdoor area - not sure of the rest - sorry.
1 January 2017|
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Response from townsendcalling | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure. My children are now grown!! No matter what, it is best to book rather than a walk up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Ivanhoe Pde, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Banyule  >  Ivanhoe
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9499 1313
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