I have to say that this restaurant slot a just prefect location. They do serve the excellent dessert and coffee, but their food seem not that good as my expectation. I ordered the salmon Bagel which turned too salty to me. However, I still give them a four-star because my boyfriend really love his dish. And he didn’t feel salty any more. So it might be a subjective opinion. By the way, a small grocery shelf displays inside. There are several pictures I took for people who are interested on that.
Scarecrow is such a beautiful little café at the end of Victoria Street by Albert Park. It always looked packed every time I've walked past so went in for brunch one morning and decided to give it a whack! My first impression of the place is that it's just so aesthetic and pretty - Vintage bookshelves, pot plants, paintings and so much detail around the whole café. Very European looking backdrop and the they have a florist, kitchen and grocer all setup which means it's definitely packed during the day! It's probably the only place I know where you buy flowers, groceries and have a restaurant meal under the same roof. Although their brunch menu is very limited, it's definitely quality over quantity here as the menu is seasonal and fresh with plenty of vegetarian options as well.
We visited at around 1pm. Usual lunch crowd but quite dim inside and atmosphere lacking (couldn't quite put my finger on it!), maybe some light background music needed.
Ordered a salmon bagel. The DIY aspect was quirky and allows you to customise your toppings, I think I'd prefer it already put together though. The salmon was perfectly smoked and salted and the cream cheese was delicious. The bagel didn't hit the mark for me though, didn't have that nice chewiness and denseness I like. I still enjoyed the dish overall. They also had a range of salads in the cabinet which looked nice, but overall the menu seemed a bit flat for my tastes. Think it's nice place for a coffee, pastry and a browse.
Ordered the smoked salmon bagel and they were very stingey with their salmon and greens. Tea and service was very good, so was the ambiance. Although this was said, came in for the salmon bagel and got more of the latter. Will come back for the drinks but not for the food.
Scarecrow is always a great spot for lunch in the city. Their cabinet is interesting and you can browse the shelves while you wait. The service is quick but not overly friendly (although that doesn’t detract from the service). There are plenty of vegetarian choices. The coffee isn’t great but it’s certainly drinkable.
A real country-esq feel to this place at the top of the very busy intersection of Wellesley and Victoria Street. Plenty of produce, flowers, homewares for sale. The menu is of a very high quality offering swap outs for vegetarians, gluten free options. The lunches are satisfying, try the fish or the sandwiches made to order, with a side of generous hot coffee and desert to take out for later. Well worth the trip here.
Have been here for breakfast and got the smoked fish cake which was top knotch! The fish was cooked perfectly, the dish was a good size for the price that I paid and the service was nice. What topped my morning off though was the selection of handmade chocolates they have!!! Soooooo tasty, melts in your mouth, a bitesized mouth full of sheer divine!!!
This cafe has a homey country vibe, a world away from the hustle of the city.Lovely salad range and chicken! Went here for lunch on a sunny day and enjoyed it. The location itself is good too! Food and service are both superb. Perfect overall.
Good location, but a tad too small for my liking. Ive only eaten breakfast here, just a simple eggs on toast, but believe it or not, not everyone cooks scrambled eggs properly. These are cooked perfectly everytime here, which is why I will keep coming back.
A stylishly beautiful cafe/restaurant, reminiscent of a farmers market or deli, Scarecrow prides itself on serving fresh seasonal food and is a hybrid of being a restaurant, grocers and florist.
It really is an epicurean's delight to browse the shelves of organic and health produce, whilst you await your meal to be served, offering alfresco dining too.
Staff is knowledgeable and friendly and the food is delightful. As a spur of the moment drop in to dine, the seared beef on a cauliflower purée with reduced red cabbage was delicious with garden salad side.
We left taking away a chocolate mud cake from the very impressive and eye catching display counter. I'd visit again without a doubt!
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