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Cumulus Inc.
Modern Australian
  • 45 Flinders La,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9650 1445,
  • Mon-Fri 7am-11pm, Sat-Sun 8am-11pm

Cumulus Inc.

The bang of the espresso basket, the clang of the open kitchen and the high-pitched hum of diners mark this lively, energetic eatery, which continues to set the Melbourne benchmark for smart-casual dining. There's a free-flowing sensibility to the menu, running from morning coffee and housemade crumpets for the Flinders Lane faithful, to late-night cocktails in sister bar upstairs, Cumulus Up. The bright dining room is equally flexible. Nab a spot at the zinc bar for a glass of sparkling and Moonlight Flat oysters or settle into a tightly packed table for well-composed share plates of stellar produce. Warmed house-cured pastrami is punctuated with discs of pickle and horseradish, while a plump, milky-sweet burrata gets pep from a rough-hewn green olive salsa. Continue snacking on charcuterie and foie gras parfait or make a meal of it with delicate John Dory, earthy romesco, mussels and fennel.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $8-$26

    M $28-$36

    D $14-$17

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • No bookings

    (except for groups)
  • Chef:
  • Andrew McConnell & Casey McDonald



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