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Cafe Advieh

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by Aloo (subscribe)
Melbourne has so much to offer. I love experiencing new places and events and sharing them with you. I have an interest in gluten free, vegan and vegetarian diets so I will let you know if you these can be catered for in my reviews.
Published October 24th 2012
Bringing the Zing to Seddon
Cafe Advieh has added a little Zing to the Seddon Cafe scene. Advieh is a spice mixture used in Persian cuisine and Mesopotamian cuisine, in case you were wondering.

Adveih, cafe, seddon
Humble shopfront

I first discovered Advieh on a trip to the Seddon Craft market (well worth a visit) one Saturday morning. With a queue outside the door for coffee, I noted it was worth a closer inspection for a meal sometime soon (when the queues were a little shorter).

Cafe Advieh is run by mother and son team Sandra Farrugia and Gene Kapaufs. You can feel, it is a cafe created with passion. The decor is rustic with an exotic feel.
Decor warm and welcoming

The menu is inspired by the middle east (even for breakfast you can have lamb kofta). The salads look so fresh in the salad bar area. I love the different options on the menu. All the usual breakfast options at the local cafes are available but Advieh breaks the pattern with the range and options. They also have a range of (Larsen and Thomson) teas, (calmer sutra) chai, milkshakes and of course coffee. There are plenty of vegetarian options and some vegan ones.

breakfast, cafe, Advieh, seddon
Avo, tomato and goats cheese with poached eggs

The coffee was great. Served in a characteristic cup and saucer, well worth queuing up for.

Felafel is one of those meals that can be hit and miss, and although I love a good felafel I am careful about where I order it from as it does need to be fresh and not dry. Advieh hits the spot for a felafel fix. House made, fresh with the right combination of flavours and salads and a good size. I couldn't help but 'hmmm" in approval at the taste.

Cafe Advieh is a great destination for the West. With sharing plates available, it's perfect for catching up with friends over a drink and nibbles while enjoying the great service and ambience. Or having a lazy brunch on the weekends, lunch or breakfast. Perhaps just start with coffee, you'll be back for more.
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Why? Great options for food and sharing plates.
When: Breakfast and lunch everyday except Tuesday
Phone: 0432 241 276
Where: 71b Gamon St, Seddon
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