We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

#246 of 826 Cafe in Melbourne
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Chapel Street
1.4 km from Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Improve this listing
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveler rating
15
8
0
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
15
8
0
0
1
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Tucked away in a quiet cul de sac surrounded by Art Deco buildings and a tad from the YARRA this little gem didn’t fail us I needed to book for one elderly bruncher and used the web for contact - but the email address belonged...to the old proprietor who responded and gave me a number to ring It was a coolish morn but the sun burnt off the cloud and it was a bit warm on the streetscape so our wonderful staff moved us indoors without question or tardiness The mix of breakfasts from eggs Benedict, a salad, Omelette, sour dough breads plus differing drinks came promptly , reasonably priced and just , well yummy I read reviews and look to the poor as well as the good so who ever had a bad experience here must’ve been on an off day or simply the stars didn’t align A taste of gve clandestine San Fran Cisco eateries tucked away in Melbourne or for the snobbish - Souf YarraaMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant has all the character in the world. Have been going for the last three years or so and food has always been a highlight. Staff is always nice and charming. Only thing that was not great this last visit, was having to wait...for 30 minutes to get our food, when only three tables were eating at the time. Once they work out the kitchen time management, it will be perfect!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Very cute tucked away coffee shop with great coffee and the seriously best breaky I've had in ages! Friendly and accommodating staff too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I've been here a number of times when I want a lazy breakfast. The, relatively, new owners take great care to provide a terrific breakfast. Enjoyed my eggs and Avocado to the last piece.

Date of visit: April 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Lawson grove is a small quaint cafe and shop tucked away in a little lane in Caroline street. The food is absolutely amazing and good coffee. The staff is outstanding. I’ve never met a more friendly set of people. The nostalgic and simple decor and...carefully lovely music are a cherry on the cake. Absolutely love this hidden gem. Must visit.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This quaint little hidden cafe is well worth going looking for. Recommended by staff that the special of the upside down eggs Benedict was extremely popular and after eating them I know why.... the hollandaise sauce was perfect, along with the softly poached eggs. The...spinach was beautiful and the prosciutto was the salty touch that was needed. Perfect for breakfast (all day, everyday)😃 Staff were also very friendly and helpfulMore

Date of visit: May 2018
Helpful?1  
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This chef knows his stuff. Try the chipotle scramble. It’s like stepping back in time at Lawson Grove. Love it.

Date of visit: October 2017
Helpful?
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Food Amazing, fresh tasty vegan and veg friendly. Atmosphere great, decor nostalgic and staff beautiful always a pleasing experience . ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Date of visit: February 2017
Helpful?
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Had brunch at this little quaint cafe, recommended to us! Its a nice local place, not easy to get to but defo worth the trip! Coffee is so good, and the food is very very delish! Yummy wagyu burger and we had also the awesome...chipotle omelette with avo and cheese. One of the nicest brunches around. Staff are also very friendly and service is quick. Defo recommend this place for breakfast/brunch! :)More

Date of visit: January 2017
Helpful?1  
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

The best coffee in Melbourne, delicious food, amazing service and a casual and relaxed ambience. Perfect.

Date of visit: November 2016
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Chapel Street
Seek and ye shall find! Prahran is a treasure hunter’s
paradise of vintage stores, upscale boutiques and
emporiums. Chapel Street is a one-stop shop with
specialty stores selling just about everything. The
famous Chapel Street Bazaar has so many curious and
vintage knick-knacks that you will feel as if you're
in a huge and busy museum. By contrast, at the
northern end of Chapel Street, South Yarra and Windsor
...More
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Amity Apartment Hotels
309 reviews
.48 km away
Lyall Hotel and Spa
394 reviews
.51 km away
Punthill South Yarra Grand
498 reviews
.52 km away
The Olsen Melbourne - Art Series
2,503 reviews
.67 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Top Paddock
689 reviews
.56 km away
Cucinetta
393 reviews
.54 km away
Two Birds One Stone
360 reviews
.58 km away
Steer Dining Room
73 reviews
.57 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Capital City Trail
121 reviews
.55 km away
Flight Experience Flight Simulators
65 reviews
.37 km away
Alchemy Cryotherapy Centre
19 reviews
.61 km away
The Lyall Spa
47 reviews
.48 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lawson Grove Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Lawson Grove Shop

Yes, Lawson Grove Shop offers takeout services.

Lawson Grove Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5