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Higher Ground
Contemporary Cafes

Melbourne CBD, 3000
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
7am – 4pm7am – 4pm7am – 4pm7am – 10.30pm7am – 10.30pm 8am – 10.30pm8am – 4pm

ABOUT Higher Ground
Contemporary Cafes

Housed in a heritage-listed 1890s former power station and inspired by boutique hotel lobbies from the likes of New York and London, Higher Ground fuses Melbourne café culture with high end restaurant dining. The extraordinary space encompasses six connected levels that effortlessly wrap around the perimeter of the original brick building, delivering a range a dining areas. With luxurious furniture, modern finishes and lush greenery, all elements of the building are carefully curated with the original features – leaving no detail missed.

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, the menu pushes the boundaries with a modern and refined take on classic dishes. The L-shaped mezzanine overlooks the bustling ground floor and open kitchen, while the upper levels feature cosy lounges and a private bar – inviting guests to settle in for a long afternoon of coffee and cocktails.

Being a multi award-winning venue, recognised with titles such as Best Hospitality Design, Best Cafe Design, Cafe of The Year and Best Venue, it’s no wonder guests are reaching for Higher Ground.


Higher Ground is available for private functions & venue hire
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