Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 7am – 4pm

Saturday – Sunday 8am – 4pm


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

      whipped vanilla bean yoghurt, poached corella pear, autumn fruits, lemon balm

    • Seasonal Avocado

      roasted tomato aioli, basil, parmesan, edamame, poached egg, herb and garlic ciabatta

    • Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake

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

    • Buttermilk Waffle

      vanilla cheesecake mousse, strawberry, poached quince cinnamon caramel

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    • Eggs Benedict

      poached eggs, crisp bacon, potato rosti, béarnaise, saltbush

    • Breakfast Salad

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

    • Chilli Scrambled Eggs

      house-made sambal, roasted swiss mushrooms, goats cheese, chilli oil, toasted ciabatta

    • The Top Paddock

      poached eggs, smoked bacon, sautéed greens, chorizo, pickled red onions, cherry tomatoes, house romesco sauce, toasted sourdough

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    • Soba Noodle Salad

      whipped miso tofu, roasted shiitake mushroom, bok choy, edamame, sesame, soy & ginger dressing

    • Barramundi Croquette

      charred sweetcorn, radicchio & pea shoot salad, cherry tomatoes, tartare sauce, fresh lemon

    • Crisp Glazed Pork Belly

      fried eggplant, summer greens, sweet potato, crackling, chilli oil, sesame

    • 16 Hour Beef Brisket Roll

      blues hog bbq sauce, caramelised onion, american cheese, pickles, mustard mayo, toasted bun, french fries, aioli 2

    • Lamb Shoulder

      honey roasted parsnips, fried brussels sprouts, sherry glaze, smoked yoghurt, sorrel

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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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