The thing that stands out about this place is its principles - good company, real food, exceptional service - all common sense! The Hawthorn Common is a stunning modern cafe, situated up nice and high along Burwood Road, perfect for catching that sunshine. Run by a husband and wife team, a lot of love is poured into all that they do right down to the 'Poppy-cinos' - 'cos when your Dad's the owner you gotta have your own drink on the menu! Food is AMAZING with everything made from scratch on site - including rolling their own oats, milling the flours and hand crafting the marshmallows. All YOU have to see are those pavlova pancakes! Outside the courtyard is perfectly enclosed and has plenty of run-a-round room between coffee and cake. Be sure to say hi to the scarecrow in the kitchen garden! Although it is perched up on level two - never fear - the prams can still get up via the lift. It's a hit with the Mums and all the hawthorn locals. Be sure to book your brunch today!
Mamma's special mentions: The Hawthorn Common is so close to Billy Lids - you can see through the window almost as it is right opposite! But for an outdoor adventure, head east up Burwood Road and escape on the Rocketship at Central Gardens.
Burwood Rd, Hawthorn
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