Your neighbourhood favourite
Our dream was to have a small cafe, loved by locals and this is exactly what Fledgling is, a place where everyone knows your name.
Open Monday to Friday 7am-3pm
Public Holidays 8am-3pm
When you savor a cup of our coffee, know that it's not just a beverage; it's a labor of love.
It's the dedication of our team, the expertise of local roaster Inglewood Coffee, and milk from Procal, that make it one of the best cups you'll ever taste.
Classics with a twist
The menu is simple, classics with a twist, ALWAYS fresh and always from scratch by our fabulous kitchen team.
We love to support local small suppliers like Burd Eggs, Produce A La Carte, and Noisette.
From savoury classics, like perfectly cooked egg in our bacon and egg roll, to the Melbourne staple smashed avo.
And then there are the sweets. Ready for a slice of pure joy? We're talkin' carrot cake so good, it's basically a vegetable conspiracy. Made fresh in our cafe, it's the sweetest way to sneak some veggies into your life.
Come for the coffee, stay for the carrot caper!
Every Saturday and Sunday, bookings available from 11am.
Join us for an afternoon in the courtyard.
Enjoy 1.5 hours of pure bliss, choose a menu item and enjoy the drinks.
We've got unlimited jugs of Pimm's, Aperol, Gin and Ginger ale and Mimosas, so you can sip 'til you feel as fancy as a monocle-wearing koala.
It's all happening on Saturdays and Sundays after 11 am, but beware: bookings are essential because our courtyard is the hottest ticket in Rathdowne Village.