July 11, 2017
The best spots for an Instagram-worthy brunch in Elsternwick Village
As a leading destination for good food, it should come as no surprise that Elsternwick Village is a prime spot to find a delicious and beautiful brunch.
With several local cafes and restaurants offering multi-coloured meals, beautifully presented bowls and the prettiest plates you’ve seen, you’re sure to find a breakfast or brunch worthy of place in your Instagram feed.
Here are our top picks for finding stunning eats in Elsternwick Village:
For bagels that are delicious and good-looking, Bagelicious has you sorted. Classic breakfast bagels with fillings like bacon, egg, avocado and tomato are great options for a morning meal. But, by far, the most striking item on the menu is the rainbow bagel that comes with a filling of sprinkles. May this striped, multi-coloured delight add a little fun to your next brunch. (Image credit: Bagelicious)
Bang Bang at the Rifle Club
With a menu that combines French-Indochine flavours, Bang Bang offers a brunch that’s big on taste and bold in appearance. For a beautiful bowl of pinks and reds, try the wild granola with strawberries, pomegranate and compressed watermelon. Or go for gold with the turmeric omelette, complete with barbecue pork, prawns and vibrant greens. (Image credit: Bang Bang at the Rifle Club)
Bricks & Mortar Eating House
Another great spot for brunch is Bricks & Mortar Eating House. This funky cafe with a modern atmosphere offers pretty and well-presented brunch meals. The Mexican corn cake is sure to brighten your day – it features buttery yellow corn straight off the cob, vibrant green avocado and coriander, and a fiery red salsa. (Image credit: Bricks & Mortar Eating House)
Cocomama’s Juices and Smoothies
Oh mama, this is a good’un. For bright and bountiful smoothies, pressed juices and acai bowls, Cocomama’s Juices & Smoothies is the answer. The eatery also offers savoury lunch options including a teriyaki tofu bowl and avocado toast topped with vivid purple beetroot. With vegan, gluten free and organic options, this is the mother of all health food cafes. (Image credit: Cocomama’s Juices & Smoothies)
One of the best things about Goat House is that it offers an all-day breakfast menu. Those after a sweet dish won’t be able to go past the pancakes with lemon infused mascarpone, seasonal fruits and flaked almonds. Those wanting something savoury should try the cheddar crusted rosti, topped with semi-dried tomatoes, smashed avocado, ricotta and a poached egg. Delicious!
(Image credit: Goat House Cafe/ @mark_f_official via Instagram)
Mothers Instinct Eatery
Follow your instinct and find your way to this light and airy cafe. Mothers Instinct Eatery offers a selection of classic breakfast options such as eggs benedict, corn fritters and muesli. But it’s dishes like the exquisite French Mess (a smash of croissant, fresh berries, nuts and ice cream) and the Breakkie Salad (a mix of sunny yellow corn and brilliant greens) that will keep you coming back for more. (Image credit: Mothers Instinct Eatery)
Penta Elsternwick is renowned for serving a rainbow of colour on their plates, complemented by impressive presentation. Choose from a beetroot smoothie in the brightest shade of purple or opt for smashed avocado with bold pops of red chilli and radish. To indulge, go for the Nutella panna cotta accompanied by a neat arrangement of strawberries, crisp honey crumb and a sprinkling of edible flowers. (Image credit: Penta Elsternwick)
Offering an all-day brunch menu, Pound Cafe caters to those with a sweet tooth as well as savoury dish lovers. Their dishes incorporate the freshest ingredients and are vibrant in colour. Choose from a bright green matcha smoothie, the five-grain porridge with seasonal fruits or the golden baked omelette served with crusty bread. They won’t disappoint! (Image credit: Pound Cafe)