Where to Get the Best Breakfast Across Australia
It’s the most important meal of the day so if you’re looking to take a break from your usual muesli and yoghurt combo, read on. From a gourmet sit down platter to a pit stop bacon and egg roll, no matter what you crave, this is the list to find it.
SYDNEY BREAKFAST SPOTS
Best Baked Delights at Bourke Street Bakery
633 Bourke St Surry Hills NSW
A croissant and a coffee may sound cosmopolitan but at Bourke Street Bakery it is a Sydney institution. Endure the long line snaking out the door and be rewarded with a soft, flavour popping croissant of your choice. An almond praline croissant will set you back about $4.50 which is pretty good value for Sydneysiders.
Price Range: $$$$$ Super affordable
Ultimate Scrambled Eggs at the Three Blue Ducks
143 Macpherson St, Bronte NSW 2024
If you are looking for a gourmet twist on a classic, look to Sydney’s Three Blue Ducks. The establishment produces the softest, most fluffy scrambled eggs alongside black sausage, dill cucumber yoghurt salad and red currant jam.
Price Range: $$$$$ The ultimate brekkie splurge but a true food experience
MELBOURNE BREAKFAST SPOTS
Try a Breakfast Pizza Hangover Cure at the Big Breakfast Pizza Café
9 Follett Rd, Cheltenham, VIC, 3192
Get stuck into a pizza for breakfast. Pizza? For Breakfast? Yes, maybe it’s an odd suggestion but when the pizza has rich tomato passata, crispy pancetta, bocconcini, mushrooms and a perfectly runny egg on top, you don’t question it.
Price Range: $$$$$ Won’t break the bank
The Definitive Big Brekkie at Cumulus Inc.
45 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
The simple things are done right at Cumulus Inc. which means humble fried eggs with thick cut farmhouse slab bacon, blood sausage and smoked tomatoes is king.
Price range: $$$$$ The pricier breakfast is absolutely worth it for the complexity of flavours
A Unique Experience with the Breakfast Burrito at Acland Street Cantina.
2 Acland St, St Kilda VIC 3182
If there’s one thing Aussies do well, it’s putting a spin on classics (think Vegemite Chocolate). Melbourne’s Acland Street Cantina does this well with its breakfast burrito. A huge tortilla holds yoghurt, overflows with fresh veggies, corn, zucchini, onion and tomato while sticky jack cheese and egg holds it all together. Spend a little extra for the hash brown on the side and you’ve got the ultimate brekkie burrito.
Price Range: $$$$$ Mid-range pricing for a deliciously unique start to your day
Go Gourmet at Café Sira
647 High Street Kew East, VIC 3102
The Franz French Toast at Café Sira is anything but your typical French toast. Your tastebuds will love the sliced brioche bread with lemon curd, ricotta, crystallized zest, raspberry and fresh orange.
Price Range: $$$$$
ADELAIDE BREAKFAST SPOTS
Embrace an International Brekkie at Mister Sunshine Café.
32 George St, Thebarton SA 5031
Those with a sweet tooth will love the combination of brioche French toast, locally sourced poached fruit, toasted crumble, Greek Yoghurt and Canadian Maple Syrup. It may sound a little indulgent but the portions are big so you can skip lunch. It’s also great value for money and irresistible.
Price Range: $$$$$ Standard breakfast prices for extraordinary food
Kick off your day with the best Caffeine Hit at Bar 9
96 Glen Osmond Rd, Parkside SA 5063
Sometimes a brekkie is simply a great cup of coffee to get your day moving. If that’s the case then Bar 9 has your fix. This Espresso bar acquires ethical and quality driven coffee beans and combines them with local milk from a boutique farm in the Adelaide Hills. The result is your best brekkie barista.Tip – Combine your morning coffee with the Bar 9 Breakfast Muesli with Sheep’s milk honeyed yoghurt and fresh, seasonal fruits.
Price Range: $$$$$ With nothing over $20 on the menu you’ve got great flavours at even greater value
BRISBANE BREAKFAST SPOTS
Best All Day Brekkie at Artie and Mai
340 Sandgate Rd, Albion QLD 4010
Try the Haloumi, Mint and Zucchini fritters with Chorizo Romesco and find it impossible to go back to cereal again. This menu is full of vegetarian and gluten free options and can please the most difficult breakfast eater.
Price Range: $$$$$
For the Gluten Free and Healthy Option at the Sourced Grocer
11 Florence Street, Newstead QLD 4006
It can be tough to find an amazing gluten free breakfast so for all the health lovers and coeliacs out there, head down to the Sourced Grocer and get stuck into the maple roasted puffed buckwheat with macadamia, seasonal fruit, yoghurt and lemon myrtle.
Price Range: $$$$$ This brekkie can set you back more than usual but with gourmet menu options it’s not unexpected and the food is worth it
PERTH BREAKFAST SPOTS
Brekkie after a Big Night Out at Pascucci Café
16 St Georges Terrace WA
Recovering from a big night? Pascucci Café has generous portions that will help ease the pain. The Pastucci El Grande is a good pick for hangovers, complete with free range eggs, bacon, sausage, mushrooms, beans and roma tomatos. Other notable mentions: Eggs benedict with home-made hollandaise and a Mediterranean Scrambled Eggs.
Price Range: $$$$$
Something Savoury and Something Sweet at Hedgehogs Cafe
83 Old Perth Rd Bassendean, WA 6054
It may not be the breakfast of champions but if you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love the French toast at Hedgehogs Café. Pair with bacon and maple syrup and you have the ultimate weekend indulgence.
Price Range: $$$$$
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