Out And About: East Elevation, Brunswick

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I recently had a lovely day out with my friend Jamie. He found the day spa so I was assigned the task of tracking down what has to be the coolest space in Brunswick, East Elevation. It is a coffee shop, yes, but also a chocolate factory. Who would have thought?

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Of course we had to try their hot chocolates, so I chose the chilli-choc version. It was perfectly hot, perfectly not-too-sweet and perfectly creamy. (Pictured below. Image from The Ultimate Hot Chocolate)

Ultimate Hot Chocolate

I tried the The Otway Pork Belly & Roasted Pears w/ Lentils, Cherry Tomatoes & Radicchio Salad. It was at the recommendation of the waiter and I thought it was divine. Jamie enjoyed Smoked Free Range Chicken and Wild Rice Salad.

Otway Pork Belly and Roasted Pears

The atmosphere here is warm but edgy-cool. The floor staff are extremely helpful and engaged and happy to be consulted on choices. The space is cavernous but filled with warm wood and industrial chic. Would I go back? Short answer? I already have.

East Elevation

351 Lygon Street

Brunswick east 3057

Victoria

Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

Sat-Sun 8.30am-5pm

(Kitchen closes one hour before cafe)

East Elevation

+61 3 9381 5575

Monsieur Truffe

+61 3 9380 4915

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