The Journal Café

Housed within the City Library and CAE building it’s not surprising that bookish types and students call this place home. Kill time over a latte and a newspaper at the large communal tables or share a tomato and buffalo mozzarella bruchetta with friends at the couch seating along the wall.  

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The Journal Café details

253 Flinders Ln

Melbourne 3000

Nearby Stations: Flinders St

Telephone 03 9650 4399

Price per person including drinks Up to $50

Cash only – no credit cards

Open Mon-Fri 7am-11pm; Sat-Sun 8am-6pm

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