Norman South Yarra

3
1 reviews
$40 and under
Café
As you enter Norman South Yarra, you are not only greeted by a team member but also a two-level tranquil venue which can hold up to 100 guests. The cafe is sleek and sophisticated with brushed gold finishes, marble patterns, baby blue hues and greenery throughout to give it a homely vibe. Norman’s newest addition since opening its doors (officially), is its outdoor seating which has partially taken over Cunningham St, with six bench tables seating up to six guests. The outdoor space allows for customers to enjoy the summer air all while enjoying a delicious feed.
When it comes to the food, the Norman South Yarra menu features a mix of classic cafe dishes with a twist as well as entirely new creations, giving cafe goers every reason to try something new. Whether it be an all-aussie breakfast dish like Norman’s Vegemite avo toast or more left of field like zucchini and corn waffles, Norman really has something for every hungry tummy.

Experiences

  • Norman Bottomless Brunch

    A$65.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Norman bottomless brunch is here. $65 pp includes 90mins of bottomless aperol spritz, prosecco, mimosa's and beer plus any item from our delicious food menu. Available any day of the week. Bookings essential.
  • Norman's Premium Bottomless Brunch

    A$80.00 per personPrepaid

    Multiple dates available

    Norman's premium bottomless brunch include all your standard favourites like aperol spritz, prosecco, mimosa's and beer as well as giving you unlimited espresso martini's, bloody mary's, lady in pink, white chocolate & passionfruit cocktails and french rose'. Available 7 days. Bookings essential.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What People Are Saying
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3.0based on all time ratings
3.5
Food
3.0
Service
3.0
Ambience
3.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2021
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

I was really looking forward to trying this restaurant and really wish the whole experience was better. They were over committed with capacity and that just set everyone up for failure which was so disappointing.
We arrived on time as per our booking only to find out table wasn’t ready (not that the attendant even checked a booking form), once finally seated service was mediocre at best, staff with limited experience, some with poor hygiene and poor communication across the board. Coffee took over 20 mins and I got a Bloody Mary which was basically tomato juice and horseradish which was undrinkable. Second round of drinks was just as long and I watched the poor team pumping through coffee order and trying to wash glasses just to make drinks.
Food took 40 mins and was average. I really wanted the special only to be told as I requested it that it wasn’t available, would have been nice to know when seated. The quality of the food didn’t make up for the long wait and bad service.
When we went to pay, the attendant dare ask how the experience was. I know it wasn’t their fault, it was poorly mismanaged and genuine hospitality staff are hard to find.
My feedback should be constructive for the next people, I will not be returning and will not recommend. From my observations If it was so busy to manage the volume they had I would recommend not have allowed bookings, removed some settings like the stools at front and outdoor tables so they could service the people they have. Also train your staff better to clear tables hygienically (not touch rims of glassware, not stack plates at table and show hygiene practices with disinfecting tables (and chairs) and make sure they are able to at least talk to customers, there was some staff who didn’t even make eye contact, let alone smile or offer any level of service.
I really wish the experience was better.

FAQs

Norman South Yarra offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0404 636 484.

Norman South Yarra is rated 3 stars by 1 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.