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Second Home

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
21 Brougham St, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
+61 3 9439 5362
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
21 Brougham St, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to this cafe on a few occasions, sometimes we have had to wait 15 minutes for a table but the staff member does keep you informed as to the expected wait time. I have also booked for a group - hint - they...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brunch stop on the way to a family baptism....the queue to wait for a table was a little worrying given we were on a time schedule but within 10 mins they had a table for 12 ready for us and the meals were served...More

Thank judidris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the layout and the foods not bad but not great either ! I walked in with mum mum on another occasion and couldnt stay due to the noise , the acoustics is very loud and parking is just too hard to bother anymore

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The humble Toastie. Apparently too humble for this establishment. Nestled among mechanics workshops, this cafe seems to be putting on a rather posh face, too posh IMHO. Upon asking for a simple cheese & tomato toastie, the reply was “oooh, we don’t do toasties, per...More

Thank Ash B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Second Home nestles amongst a wasteland of semi-industrial enterprises, and is something of an oasis if you need sustenance. Beware, parking can difficult as car park is quite small, and the street very narrow. The venue itself is large, with a very high ceiling and...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and atmosphere. Can be a little noisy at times, I cannot visit with my Mum as she is slightly deaf and cannot hear a conversation. Friendly staff and gorgeous open fire

Thank Brown2124
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The decor is great and the food is wonderful, but the service (specifically from Katherine) is poor. Every time I come here I am made to feel like I am inconveniencing the staff but asking for a simple favour (e.g. an extra chair when there...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Tried to get in here again, after finding a parking spot a bock away we were told at 11.30am last Saturday that there was a 1 hour wait so back to the car we went with my 80 year old Mum obviously they make the...More

Thank AndrewMm9
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday at around mid morning, & were served & seated quickly. Second Home has a good ambience, with a mix of small & large tables / benches, & a cosy slow combustion log fire. The menu has a good mix of...More

Thank Gareth A
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My daughter who is a regular at this place, took us there this morning. What Fantastic little place! Off the beaten track and very, very busy! Be prepared to wait for a table (up to 30 minutes). Great food and service and the menu has...More

1  Thank Rosario471
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Brougham St, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Eltham
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9439 5362
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