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The Best Bakery in the Dandenongs

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a long-term meal, there are many great bakeries in the Dandenongs. But which ones are the best?

Mount Dandenong Bakery

Whether you’re looking for a coffee or a bite to eat, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the range of cafes in the Dandenong Ranges. From cosy pubs with character to smart-casual Modern Australian restaurants, there’s something for everyone.

Mt Dandenong Bakery serves good doughnuts, almond croissants, and perfectly cooked meat pies. Soup and trifle are also on the menu. It’s well worth a visit.

The Dandenong Ranges is a picturesque region of Victoria. The area is home to some of the best restaurants in Victoria. The region is full of fresh attractions and activities, including the Yarra Valley. There’s a wide range of cafes, teahouses and ornamental gardens. In addition, the Dandenongs are home to many dog-friendly trails. You can enjoy a hike or picnic in the area, and you’ll be able to explore the area’s lush, hilly countryside.

In the town of Olinda, you can find one of the best views in the Dandenong Ranges. The town is also home to some of the best cafes in the region. While you’re in Olinda, don’t miss the Citrine Bistro & Bar. This new restaurant is a gem, with a stylish interior and refined Modern Australian cuisine. The menu is packed with daily specials and seasonal produce. The food is fresh, the service is warm, and the location is a great place to visit with family or friends.

The Dandenongs is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. It’s just a short drive from Melbourne, and there are plenty of things to do. Whether you’re a hiker, a nature lover, or a wine enthusiast, there are plenty of options for your next weekend adventure. You can even bring your dog with you!

Lorna Bakery

Located in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Lorna Cafe is one of three branches of the Lorna Group of Restaurants. This quaint eatery has a modern menu of healthy breakfasts and towering cakes, making it a must-stop for foodies in the area. It’s also conveniently located a mere 10 minutes away from the infamous 1,000 Steps.

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The Lorna Cafe has a small but friendly staff, with a cafe that seats 90 people. You can order from their enticing menu and have your food delivered. The place is also pet friendly, and the cafe does a great job of making the most of its surroundings. If you’re on a budget, you’ll be pleased to know that their prices are reasonable. The best part is, you can’t get stuck in a queue, as they have an express service.

The Lorna Cafe also has a wholesale bakery, where you can pick up some of the best baked goods in town. They have a reasonably priced breakfast menu, as well as a few high tea offerings. It’s a great place to stop for a meal on the way to the Yarra Valley. The staff are friendly, and the decor is a mix of clean and contemporary. The restaurant has a surprisingly large menu for such a small eatery. If you’re after something a little more substantial, the menu also has a handful of main courses.

The Lorna Cafe also has an impressively large beer and wine list, where you can enjoy an ice cold beer from a tap or opt for a glass of the good stuff. There’s even a slick deli menu where you can pick up takeaway sandwiches, pastries, and cakes.


Located on the popular strip of Bay St in Port Melbourne, Noisette is a boulangerie that is a must stop for those looking for a bite to eat. They have a full range of high-class items, including sweet and savoury goodies. They also provide buns for some of the best burgers in Melbourne.

There are many reasons to visit this bakery, but one of the most compelling is the menu. They have everything from high-end sausage rolls to mini desserts. They also have a full range of coffee and a full list of cakes. They are a local business, so you can be sure they’ll do their best to meet your expectations.

They also have a slick website that is easy to navigate. You can get a hold of them by phone or by email, so you don’t have to trudge in through the cold for your morning fix. The website is a plethora of information, so you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for quickly and easily.

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The best part of visiting this establishment is that you’ll have a number of options for your breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Whether you want a full English breakfast, a brunch, or a dinner for two, you’ll be sure to find something on the menu to please you. They even have some of the best burgers in Melbourne, with buns provided by Noisette.

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Rustica Sourdough

Founded in Fitzroy in 2012, Rustica is one of Melbourne’s most successful bakery-cafes. It is also home to the award winning coffee blend. Their signature sourdough breads and pastries are crafted using traditional sourdough methods.

They are open Monday to Friday 7am-4pm, and on weekends 8am-4pm. They also have takeaway and catering options.

Rustica Sourdough serves the best gourmet breads and pastries in Melbourne. They use fresh, local produce and traditional Sourdough baking techniques. Their products are available online or at a number of local stores. They have also opened a new bakery in the Melbourne CBD.

The quaint bakery is well known for its delicious sourdough, spelt, and multi-grain breads. They bake twice a day, and offer takeaway options. They also sell croissants, muffins, and morning buns.

They are also known for their hot cross buns. These are made in South Yarra and filled with premium fresh spices. They are available in both doughnut form and in the classic form. They are available in a variety of flavours, including vanilla and chocolate. You can even try a harissa-heavy shakshouka made with their sourdough.

They are also well known for their cheeseburger sausage rolls. These are a popular breakfast item at the bakery. They are available in a variety of sizes, and are also sold in a savoury version. The shop sells fruit loaves, as well.

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They also have an instagram account. They also have a large back room operation. The staff are friendly and down-to-earth. They make everything by hand. They also have a large drink selection. They serve a gourmet salad, a Pasta salad, and a Wild rice salad with lamb backstrap.

They also have a number of different breads, including a Soire loaf, pumpkin loaf, and country loaf.

5 & Dime Bagel

Probably the best known and most visited bagel establishment is 5 & Dime. It may be hard to believe, but it’s actually been around for a little more than a decade. It was founded in New Jersey, and is now headquartered in Melbourne. The company has two city outlets, a handful of cafes and a few pop-ups. A quick Google search will reveal that it has also made a name for itself at farmers’ markets.

For the foodies, it’s probably a good idea to pay attention to the company’s offerings, which include a small cafe in the Queen Vic Market, a cafe in Glen Iris, and a takeaway branch in the heart of the CBD. The company also has an online presence, which includes a website and a Twitter feed. The company is known for its bagels, but it also produces high quality coffee.

The best part is that you can get them delivered. Aside from its many cafes, you can also order the aforementioned bagels using the aforementioned Uber Eats app. The company is also a member of the app’s gastronomic consortium, which means that you can order from it at any time, day or night. The app even offers suggestions for what to order from the 5 & Dime menu. If you’re into coffee, you can order a specialty Turmeric Latte.

While it’s not difficult to find bagels in Melbourne, it’s much harder to find them that are a cut above the rest. The 5 & Dime name is a familiar one, but the company has managed to break out of its shell by opening locations in some of the more underrated regions of the metropolis. In addition to the aforementioned locales, the company has also opened a pop-up shop in Caulfield.