Melbourne’s Marvellously Enticing Egg Breakfasts

Egg breakfasts are beautiful things, and we’ve poached Melbourne’s best for you!

TrueLocal - Pillar of Salt: Eggcellent Breakfasts in Melbourne

Pillar of Salt


It takes a certain chutzpah to name your venue after a horrifying biblical punishment, so fair play to Pillar of Salt. This place is a sleek, intimate dining spot with a killer menu and service to match. Just, y’know, don’t turn around and look back at it once you’ve left…
Eggceptional egg dish: Eggs florentine. Read more

Best place ever!!!! It gets very crowded, especially on the weekends but the wait is worth it! The staff are very attentive and friendly. The food is of great quality and honestly the coffee is the best I’ve had in Melbourne! You need to try the place out! – TashLoos

TrueLocal - Hammer and Tong 412: Eggcellent Breakfasts in Melbourne

With a name like Hammer and Tong 412, you’d expect a restaurant to go all out to please its customers, as well as be number 412 on its street. We’re pleased to report that this place matches both expectations handsomely! It’s spacious, well decked-out, and the food is an absolute joy.
Eggceptional egg dish: Hammer and Tong Truffle Duckegg
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Hammer & Tong is one of the happenings in the brunch scene of Melbourne. Located just steps off the main Brunswick St of Fitzroy, this place is proven popular by the number of people waiting for tables. We had to wait for almost an hour for our large group, but it was definitely worth the wait. The place is quite intimate and has the modern old school feeling to it. – Easternian

TrueLocal - Top Paddock: Eggcellent Breakfasts in Melbourne

Top Paddock


Top Paddock’s belief is that food should be just as easy on the eyes as it is on the tongue, and beautiful presentation is a top priority here. Why, their food looks almost good enough to eat!
Eggceptional egg dish: Spanish inspired breakfast – White anchovies, padron peppers, Jamon serrano, manchego, fried eggs on sourdough. Read more

I must say this place is BUZZIN!!! beautiful food, with great taste, texture and all the right looks! As the saying goes, if it looks good, it probably is good! And in this case it certainly was good food. My taste buds were dancing on my tongue and wanted more. –TheMiddleIngredient

TrueLocal - The Kettle Black: Eggcellent Breakfasts in Melbourne

The Kettle Black

South Melbourne

Fresh, tasty, unpretentious and highly welcoming. Sounds like a good time all round, eh? Fortunately, it’s just the breakfast experience you can look forward to enjoying at The Kettle Black, where the food is sublime, the service is great, and even the interior decorating is memorably cool.
Eggceptional egg dish: Local Grilled Sardines on toast with roasted cherry tomatoes, capers, dill + Olive oil Read more

Everybody is talking about this place so I thought I might as well go check it out. It’s a trendy, upmarket place for breakfast or brunch with stylish modern decor and exotic menu choices. If you’re looking for something different, give it a try. If not, they have plenty of tried and true breakfast choices. – starwoman8

TrueLocal - Bluebird Espresso: Eggcellent Breakfasts in Melbourne

Bluebird Espresso


With a name like Bluebird Espresso, you’d expect, well… hmm. Particularly feathery coffee? Anyway, what you get is charm and pleasingly retro stylings to spare, along with a genuinely creative and impeccably prepared food selection that’ll fill you up perfectly.
Eggceptional egg dish: Scotch Egg with grilled asparagus, roasted roma tomato and romesco sauce. Read more

Although I only nipped in for a quick bite, I’ll be back next time with friends to share in this sweet little neighbourhood joint. The service was both attentive and pleasant, my food arrived quickly despite there being quite a crowd and I felt perfectly comfortable chowing down in the courtyard all on my little ol’ lonesome. – Efourredstars

TrueLocal - Trunk Bar and Restaurant: Eggcellent Breakfasts in Melbourne

Who doesn’t love a good trunk, eh? The Trunk Bar and Restaurant has been dazzling foodies with its sumptuous, Italian-inspired menu since 2007. Today, however, we’re here to recommend the Trunk Diner, the breakfast-centric offshoot that has sprung up next door like an eager little beaver.
Eggceptional egg dish: Avocado, Fetta, Mint & Lemon on Multigrain w Bacon. And Vegemite. Read more

Loved it. Looked up and up. Wow after a few beers what a vista. Staff friendly and went out of their way to assist. Bars like this are what give Melbourne that unique feel. On a Melbourne spring day not better place to sit back and ahhhh!!!! – jarrahblue

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