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, poached quince, corella pear, puffed wild rice

    • 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

      chocolate mousse, spiced caramel, ruby grapefruit, toasted pecans

  • ¬†‚Äć

    • 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, pickled oyster mushrooms, chilli oil, goats cheese, toasted ciabatta

    • The Top Paddock

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

  • ¬†‚Äć

    • Soba Noodle Salad

      poached chicken, pickled shiitake, bok choy, kohlrabi, sesame, ginger, white soy

    • Crumbed Mirror Dory

      corn, cavolo nero, roasted kipfler potatoes, caper berry, chilli oil

    • Braised Beef Short Rib

      cauliflower puree, bacon lardons, swiss brown mushrooms, red wine jus, endive salad, sherry vinaigrette

    • 16 Hour Beef Brisket Roll

      blue hog bbq sauce, caramelised onion, american cheese, pickled jalape√Īos, toasted bun, fries, aioli

    • Lamb Shoulder

      roast carrot puree, baby onions, goats cheese, fried brussels sprouts, fennel pollen

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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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