Opening Hours

Monday – Sunday

8am – 4pm¬†‚Ä欆‚Äć


658 Church Street
Richmond, Victoria 3121


T: 03 9429 4332
E: [email protected]

Top Paddock

Establishing itself as a leading dining destination, Top Paddock is located on Richmond’s bustling Church Street. Surrounded by lush greenery, rich timber, detailed glass work and distinctive wall panelling, the world-class cafe offers a unique experience on all aspects. Enjoy a mouth-watering, produce-driven menu that changes with the seasons in a vibrant, yet relaxed atmosphere.

  • All Day Menu

    • Toast

      organic sourdough or multigrain, house-made preserves, butter

    • Chia & Almond Granola

      coconut yoghurt, rolled oats, autumn fruits, raspberries, lemon balm

    • Seasonal Avocado

      cashew cream, edamame, native lime, preserved lemon, nigella seeds, poached egg, red mizuna, toasted sourdough

    • Ricotta Hotcake

      seasonal berries, double cream, toasted seeds and grains, maple syrup

    • Chocolate Buttermilk Waffle

      hazelnut mousse, cacao nibs, vanilla, strawberries & balsamic, toasted hazelnuts

  • ¬†‚Äć

    • Eggs Benedict

      poached eggs, spiced pork sausage, potato rosti, wild roquette, hollandaise, red pepper flakes, guandilla

    • Breakfast Salad

      sautéed kale, broccolini, pumpkin purée, tamari seeds, miso dressing, poached egg

    • Chilli Scrambled Eggs

      house-made sambal, seasonal mushrooms, fresh chilli, goat’s curd, toast

    • The Top Paddock

      poached eggs, bacon, spiced pork sausage, sautéed greens, pickled red onions, cherry tomatoes, house romesco sauce, toasted sourdough

  • ¬†‚Äć

    • Soba Noodle Salad

      seasonal greens, pickled shiitake, mint, kohlrabi, sesame, ginger, white soy dressing

    • Hot Smoked Trout

      shaved fennel, zucchini ribbons, radicchio, spinach, puffed wild rice, lime, green goddess sauce

    • Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder

      white onion cream, roasted pumpkin, confit fennel, salsa verde, crisp sage

    • Grass Fed Angus Cheeseburger

      200g angus beef patty, dill & pickle sauce, american cheese, toasted brioche, french fries, aioli

    • Crispy Pork Belly Roll

      hoisin, slaw, crackling, coriander, jalape√Īo, hot sauce, toasted roll, french fries, aioli

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Top Paddock

A Melbourne icon.

Located just a few minutes away from Melbourne’s¬†Royal Botanic Gardens, Top Paddock is the new definition of cafe. An interweaving of street scene and serene, the energy of the venue is paired with its focus on a quality, produce-driven menu using techniques often found in fine-dining restaurants.

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