Opening Hours

Monday – 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, golden kiwifruit, compressed melon, blueberries, 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, summer berries, passionfruit caramel, toasted pistachio

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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, chilli oil, goats cheese, chilli oil, toasted ciabatta

    • The Top Paddock

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

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    • Soba Noodle Salad

      poached chicken breast, asparagus, butter beans, green peas, sesame, ginger & soy dressing

    • Hot Smoked Salmon Fillet

      baby beetroot, charred corn, salsa verde, snow pea tendrils, horseradish, creme fraiche

    • 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, pickled jalapeños, toasted bun, fries, aioli

    • Lamb Shoulder

      basil & almond cream, green beans, cherry tomato, crisp potato, radicchio salad

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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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