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29 Hangover Breakfasts In Melbourne You Need To Know About

Tame the beast in your belly.

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1. My Mexican Cousin at St Ali, South Melbourne

Don’t waste away your day in bed. Get yourself to St Ali for these epic corn fritters, served with poached eggs, grilled haloumi, corn and cucumber salsa, spicy tomato puree, and green salad.

2. Baked Eggs at Barry, Northcote

Northsiders know where it’s at. Barry’s baked eggs with rainbow chard, cannellini beans, chilli-spiked green sauce, shanklish, ciabatta, and chorizo are just the ticket for soaking up that Espresso Martini you probably shouldn't have ended the night with.

3. The Pope Joan at Pope Joan, Brunswick East

Bacon, a fried egg, and BBQ sauce. Tick, tick, boom.

4. Reuben Rachel at Manchester Press, Melbourne CBD

A Reuben bagel and a cup of Joe – Manchester Press just gets you, and your hangover.

5. The Top Paddock at Top Paddock, Richmond

This bacon-topped behemoth pairs everyone’s favourite breakfast bacon with chorizo, pickled onions, peppers, basil, green tomatoes, poached eggs and relish on toast. If this can’t fix you, nothing can.

6. Potato Hash & Mushroom Duxelle at Addict Food & Coffee, Fitzroy

When you’re feeling queasy, this glorious chunk of carbs is delightfully non-greasy, served on a roasted field mushroom, with a poached egg and caramelised onion for the win.

7. Oscar’s Benedict at Oscar Cooper, Prahran

Nothing deals with the horror of a hangover quite like a pool of hollandaise. Oscar Cooper’s Eggs Benny goes one step further, with perfectly runny poached eggs and salmon atop smashed avo and a potato roesti. Drool.

8. Avocado Hummus Toast at Journeyman, Windsor

Fuzzy-headed Melburnians journey from far and wide to get into this amazing brekkie. Served with poached eggs, honey-candied bacon, and dukkah, it’s got the sweet/savoury morning-after ratio down pat.

9. Red Velvet Pancakes at Axil Coffee Roasters, Hawthorn

Red velvet pancakes with raspberries, black sesame ice cream, and cream cheese ganache.

10. The Reuben at Bowery to Williamsburg, Melbourne CBD

Bowery’s killer Reuben sandwich is golden when you’re in a hungover pickle.

11. Potato & Bacon Hash at Liar Liar, Hawthorn

Chunky potato and bacon hash served with wilted spinach and poached eggs, topped with creamy, dreamy hollandaise. Yes.

12. Dirty Eggs at Archie’s All Day, Fitzroy

A dirty hangover needs dirty eggs. Archie’s Huevos Sucios teams fried eggs with jalapeno-spiked Monterey Jack, avocado and tomatillo salsa, black beans, chipotle mayo, and tater tots. Add a Dirty Mary and you’re laughing.

13. Berry Pancakes with Banana and Bacon at Friends of Mine, Richmond

With protein, potassium and antioxidants, this is practically clean eating.

14. The Spanish Gypsy Dance at Breakfast Thieves, Fitzroy

For the more adventurous morning after muncher, black pudding tops rosemary and parmesan polenta squares, with Chilean pebre (salsa), cherry tomatoes, pickles, basil oil, and poached eggs.

15. Brioche French Toast at Bluebird Espresso, Collingwood

This mountain of briochey goodness comes with fresh berries, mint, and berry coulis. Vanilla bean mascarpone and smashed meringue seal the deal.

16. Tapioca & Potato Fritters at Operator 25, Melbourne CBD

Crispy, fried deliciousness to give that hangover the heave-ho.

17. Buttermilk Pancakes at Caffe La Via, Malvern

If you’ve got a hungover hankering for something sweet, these buttermilk pancakes with Nutella strawberries, whiskey-infused maple, honey brushed bacon, fresh mascarpone, vanilla chantilly, strawberry gel, and overnight dried raspberry powder will fix you, quick smart.

18. St Thomas Benedict at Saint Thomas, Richmond

Next level Eggs Benny game at this Richmond newcomer, thanks to the addition of Moroccan-style pulled lamb shoulder.

19. Corn Cakes with Sweet Potato Puree at Dundas & Faucett, Albert Park

Soothe your seedy soul with this healthy but tasty vego brekkie dish. Dutch carrots add the vitamins and grilled halloumi brings the saltiness. Nom.

20. Pikelet Stack at From on High, Prahran

Sweet manna from hangover heaven.

21. Chicken & Kaffir Lime Scotch Egg with Pork Ribs & Tamarind at Magic Mountain Saloon, Melbourne CBD

This tangy breakfast of champs is pure magic for hungover bellies.

22. Breaky Muffin at Carolina, Brunswick East

Skip the McMuffin and head straight to Carolina for their take on the classic. Think golden hash brown, Lyonnaise sausage, fried egg, fresh tomato, onion jam, Swiss cheese and dill pickle on a house-made English muffin.

23. Dr Marty’s Crumpets at Common Galaxia, Seddon

This tower of hunger-crushing goodness comes with whipped banana ricotta, raspberry compote, poached Corella pear and salted caramel hazelnuts. Stop it.

24. Chorizo Eggs at South of Johnston, Collingwood

Picture this: Poached eggs with chorizo, hollandaise, Napoli, olives, and basil on toast. Add a Berocca for good measure.

25. The North Shore at Mammoth, Armadale

Mammoth night on the bottle? Meet the North Shore – smoky ham hock hash, flame grilled pineapple, tabasco, jalapeño popper, and poached egg. You’re welcome.

26. Grilled Mushroom & Haloumi Breakfast Burger at Two Little Pigs, Brunswick

When a Monday night knock-off froth goes awry, there’s always this weekday special at Two Little Pigs. Maple bacon, roasted pepper aioli and spinach round out this winner.

27. Smashed Peas & Glazed Bacon at Hash Specialty Coffee Roasters, Melbourne CBD

Looks like Jenga, tastes the business. Smashed peas are topped with crispy glazed bacon, potato hash, a poached egg, and smoky aioli. Add bacon if you’re feeling fragile.

28. Brightside Big Breakfast at Mr Brightside, Caulfield South

An old-school hangover feast. Helloooo hash browns.

29. Bloody Mary at Hanoi Hannah, Prahran

When only the hair of the dog will do, this beauty comes topped with spring rolls.