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A bustling laneway cafe in the heart of the CBD

Issus's bustling laneway location helps to make up for the hit and miss service at this busy café on Centre Place. The extensive menu has a Middle Eastern focus and ranges from breakfast, brunch, daily soups and salads, to heartier choices like lamb meatballs in a rich tomato sauce, topped with eggs and served in a cast-iron dish with a side of crispy za'atar sprinkled pita bread. Unfortunately, it seems to be all about quantity over quality here and the generous servings generally lack any finesse or depth of flavour.

Updated on 28 Nov 2012.

By Clare Brundle   |  

Café Issus details

10 Centre Pl, Melbourne 3000

Telephone 03 9663 8844

Nearby Stations: Flinders St

Price per person including drinks Up to $50

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