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

      eggplant, persian fetta, poached egg, parsnip chips, toasted sourdough

    • Blueberry & Ricotta Hotcake

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

    • Buttermilk Waffle

      chocolate mousse, malted caramel, raspberry, coffee crumb

  • ¬†‚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, seasonal mushrooms, red pepper flakes, goat’s curd, toasted sourdough

    • The Top Paddock

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

  • ¬†‚Äć

    • Soba Noodle Salad

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

    • Hot Smoked Trout Fillet

      heirloom carrots, brussels sprouts, salsa verde, bronze fennel

    • Sticky Beef Short Rib

      coconut rice, shiitake, watercress, fried shallot, ginger vinaigrette

    • Glazed Pork Belly

      jerusalem artichoke, wombok, golden raisins, walnuts, crackling

    • 16 Hour Beef Brisket Roll

      black garlic aioli, mustard & dill mayo, cos lettuce, cheddar, toasted ciabatta roll, french fries

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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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