eats in melbourne's south
If you are looking for breakfast, lunch, ice-cream or you just love a good cuppa there are lots of fabulous places for you to choose from. Mamma's eats is a selection of favourite cafes and eateries handpicked to give you some inspiration, making it super easy to uncover something new for you and the crew to enjoy.
Browse though our collection or search below for your suburb or fave spot
Imagine a place where your kids can play happily with LOTS of cool toys, where you can sit back, enjoy some delicious food, and treat yourself to a spot of shopping as well!
Mamma has never seen so many sweet temptations within the one shop!
A cafe - a playground - a lake AND animals? This will be your new favourite place!
The food and drinks at this awesome cafe are almost too perfectly presented to eat… almost!
Any cafe with the word 'kids' in it - is mamma's kind of cafe!
This funky shed offers a perfect setting for a family friendly sunday session!
Mamma LOVES a funky new cafe - especially one that tastes as good as it looks!
The Cake Cottage has 12 ultimate freakshakes flavours to choose from; topped with things like sour straps, marshmallow, honeycomb, cookies, nutella and cakes to name a few!
Not only is the food delicious, the coffee amazing, the staff gorgeous and attentive - but the music is terrific, too!
For a decadent treat, you can't go past the Oreo Waffle - it's heaven for your taste buds!
This newly renovated cafe has the most amazing food and a fantastic undercover kids space - including an inflatable slide and jumping castle!
You really need to do yourself a favour and head here ASAP! White Truffle - SO GOOD!!
This wonderful cafe is exactly what the name suggests - a retreat; especially for parents!
What could be better than spending a sunny day in an open air cafe, overlooking a creek with the beach only a stones throw away?
This place has it all - and it's not the wine talking - Mamma promises!
25 food trucks, live music, rides and Espresso Martini's on tap!!
If you love traditional greek street food, then Jimmy Grants in Ormond is for you
Look out all you bread lovers - something amazing has arrived!
Grab a bite to eat at the cafe and enjoy one of the most beautiful spots in Melbourne.
This fabulous cafe is right near Chelsea beach and serves AMAZING mega shakes and smoothies!!
Delicious meals, sunny courtyard, fabulous service, open fireplace, heaps to keep the kids entertained- and a happy hour every day! Winner!
Ice-cream filled macarons!! ENOUGH SAID!
Behind this metal roller-door lays a hidden gem; a coffee lover's paradise!
These doughnuts are NO ordinary doughnuts!
New cafe alert!
Kids corner in an outdoor courtyard, toys inside, DELICIOUS food and the most loveliest owners you will ever meet!
You had mamma at mocha!
Location, location. location!!
Mamma cannot believe the views that surround this awesome cafe!
Who can resist a decadent, delicious donut? Not this Mamma!
Delicious food, friendly staff and an unbeatable location makes this cafe a winner!
If Mamma told you there was a cafe that had an upstairs section just for you and your little ones ... would you belive her?
When you are away from home, the kids are all outta whack and you just need some good coffee it is best to speak to the locals and get the inside word.
Porter Republic is a amazing, family friendly and straight up delicious cafe and restaurant.
Hungry?? Check out these deliciously decadent burgers and shakes, a little bit extravagant yet not over the top! They're totally cool beans!
There is not one, not two, not three, but FOUR zones to this cafe including the last (and best) outside courtyard with the kid's name all over it - Literally!
When Mamma can sit and have a cuppa, a bite, listen to the waves and watch the kidlets run around on a beach - Mamma is HAPPY.
The smell hits you as soon as you walk through the doors; the aroma that lifts your spirit like only chocolate can!
Has Mamma got the perfect hangout for you! Grassy area for kids to play with cricket bats and balls that are provided, a cup of pencils for every table - and delectable food and coffee!!
A cool cafe with an old milk bar vibe nestled in amongst the trees in the quiet part of St Kilda and plonked right next to a park and playground.
Craving something sweet? Check out the cake window at this place!
Babycinos that come with marshmallows on a stick? It's a BIG yes from this Mamma's little one!
This is one cafe that EVERYONE can enjoy - even your dog can have breakfast!
What could be more perfect than relaxing on a couch with a magazine, great food and coffee whilst the kids are kept entertained with toys, books and blackboard?
A hidden gem full of kids entertainment and exquisite food!
In a tree-lined suburban street, away from the hustle and bustle of Elwood Village, you will find this retro Milk bar/cafe. You'll think you have time-travelled back to the 50's!
A funky, incredibly kid-friendly, licensed cafe; catering for absolutely everyone- including guests of the canine variety!
What could be more perfect than a toy shop that lets kids play with toys, whilst Mamma enjoys a hot drink? Nothing!!
A small, funky cafe with friendly staff, a gated play corner, fantastic coffee and a healthy and adventurous menu.
Vibrant Alice in Wonderland themed cafe, with spectacular kids corner, mamma-size coffee AND is also a deli serving delicious organic food - especially cheese, Mamma's favourite!
A fantastic cafe with a fenced in playground, spectacular milkshakes/smoothies and a delicious allergy-friendly menu.