About 8days

8days is for lovers of great coffee, food & wine & prides itself on friendly & helpful service. We want you to leave feeling you have been genuinely looked after.

We take our coffee seriously but not too seriously, if you want a hot coffee we will make you one! Using five senses coffee we bring you the finest specialty coffees from around the world.

Enjoy our fresh house made produce with our innovative menu for breakfast, lunch & dinner on Thursday & Friday nights.

"VERDICT: and on the eighth day, the cafe gods created 8days."

Zoe Skewes - Herald Sun

"There’s a polished, inner-east feel to the slick modern decor at this suburban café."

Leanne Tolra - The Weekly Review

"Priding themselves on a smart concept, fit-out & locale, 8days is simple & streamlined."

Kirsten Edwards - Broadsheet
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Menu
  • Breakfast
    eggs any which way (v)

    (poached, scrambled or fried) w/ toasted sourdough, rye or 6 grain

    12.5
    + extras

    smoked salmon 6 chorizo, smoked bacon, bubble & squeak croquete, persian fetta, avocado 4.5 slow roasted roma tomatoes, truffled mushrooms, sautéed spinach 4 tomato relish, hollandaise sauce, extra virgin olive oil 2.5

    toasts & spreads (v)

    sourdough / rye / 6 grain / fruit bread or gluten free w/ strawberry or raspberry jam, marmalade, vegemite, peanut butter, nutella or honey

    9
    toasted noisette croissant (v)

    w/ strawberry or raspberry jam, or marmalade

    9
    natural muesli (v)

    layers of natural homemade muesli & yoghurt w/ mixed berry compote

    13.5
    porridge (v)

    w/ candied pistachio & golden raisins

    13.5
    blueberry & ricotta hotcakes (v)

    w/ house maple syrup & vanilla bean parfait

    19.5
    french toast (v)

    w/ poached pears, candied pistachios, crème fraiché & maple caramel syrup

    19
    avocado & persian fetta on sourdough (v)

    w/ a basil & minted broad bean chilli dressing & balsamic reduction

    22.5
    egg & bacon brioche

    w/ smashed avocado & homemade tomato relish

    18.5
    folded veggie omelette (v)

    w/ mushrooms, spinach, roma tomatoes, spanish onions & persian fetta

    24
    8days benedict

    w/ toasted english muffin, smoked leg ham, poached eggs & chive hollandaise (or smoked salmon +1.5)

    22.5
    breakfast salad on rye

    cream cheese on toasted rye, smoked salmon, poached egg, fetta, fried baby capers, broad beans, mixed salad w/ honey & dijon dressing

    23.5
    the gym junkie

    smoked salmon, 2 poached eggs, avocado & sautéed spinach

    19.5
    mexican breakfast

    chilli con carne, baked egg w/ guacamole, chorizo & grilled flat bread

    22.5
    smashed avocado on 6 grain w/ persian fetta, poached eggs,

    & bacon (or smoked salmon +1.5)

    23.5
    chilli scrambled eggs

    w/ grilled asparagus, poached egg & lime coriander hollondaise

    23
    colombian corn fritters

    w/ smoked salmon, guacamole, poached egg, tomato salsetta, dukkah & homemade sriracha mayo

    23
    toasted new york bagel w/ smoked salmon, sautéed spinach,

    avocado, poached eggs & chilli lime hollandaise

    23
  • Lunch
    homemade soup

    w/ toasted panini - check the specials board or ask one of our friendly staff.

    14.5
    green super salad (v)

    w/ kale, broccoli, quinoa, lentils, zucchini ribbons, minted broad beans, fresh chilli & dijon honey dressing ...add poached egg 3 ...add free range chicken 6 ...add crispy skin atlantic salmon 9

    19.5
    grilled free range chicken salad

    w/ cherry tomato, minted broad beans, nashi pear, walnuts, goats cheese, & warm walnut dressing

    22.5
    smoked salmon salad

    w/ avocado, goats cheese, pine nuts, fried capers & caper berry aioli

    24
    twice cooked lamb salad

    w/ mesclun, hummus, sumac raita & grilled flat bread

    24
    salt & pepper calamari salad

    w/ mixed salad, cherry tomatoes, spanish onions & lime aioli

    23
    chilli con carne

    w/ red kidney beans, sour cream, guacamole, rocket, pilaff rice & grilled flat bread

    24
    chicken curry

    (murgh makhani ‐ mild) w/ cumin basmati rice & sweet mango chutney

    24
    roasted pumpkin ravioli (v)

    w/ creamy parmesan sauce, toasted almond slices & mixed leaf salad

    23
    kickass nachos (v option available)

    w/ corn chips, chilli tex‐mex sauce, swiss cheese, jalapenos,guacamole, sour cream & homemade tomato salsa

    20
    penne all 'amatriciana

    w/ smoked bacon, spanish onions, basil, garlic, tomoato concasse & shaved parmesan

    23
    linguine

    w/ queensland prawns, scallops, calamari, cherry tomatoes & fresh herbs

    26
    duck risotto

    carnaroli superfino w/ confit duck, broad beans, torn spinach & hazelnuts

    24.5
    wagyu beef burger

    brioche bun, gruyere cheese, smoked bacon, house made tomato relish & sliced pickles w/ fat chips, crisp baby cos, tomato & aioli

    24.5
    squeaky veggie burger (v)

    brioche bun, bubble & squeak patty, gruyere cheese, roasted butternut pumpkin, house made beetroot relish smashed avocado & sliced pickles w/ crisp baby cos, tomato, hand cut sweet potato chips & aioli

    22
    8days steak sandwich

    (150g grass fed scoth fillet) w/ bacon, slow roasted roma tomato, onion jam, beetroot relish, rocket salad & poached egg

    26.5
    fat chips or french fries (v)

    w/ aioli & tomato sauce

    11
    hand cut sweet potato chips (v)

    w/ romesco mayo

    11
    toasted chicken panini

    w/ smashed avocado, semi dried tomato, wild rocket & aioli

    16
    toasted prosciutto piadina

    w/ buffalo mozzarella, roma tomato & basil

    16
    toasted honey roasted pumpkin piadina (v)

    w/ caramelised onion, persian fetta & baby spinach

    16
    spicy moroccan chicken wrap

    w/ almond & date couscous, & minted raita

    16
    smoked salmon wrap

    w/ rocket, persian fetta, spanish onions & fried capers

    16
    for the little ones...

    white toast & jam (1 slice)

    3.5
    googie egg

    (soft boiled) w/ soldiers

    9
    poached or scrambled egg

    w/ toasted white bread

    9
    ham & cheese toastie

    10
    ham & cheese croissant

    11
    mini hotcakes

    w/ vanilla ice cream & maple caramel syrup

    10
    bowl of cocopops w/milk

    9
    8days spag bol

    12
    strawberry spider

    6.5
    milkshakes

    chocolate/strawberry/vanilla/caramel/banana

    6
  • @NIGHT
    smaller dishes
    sicilian meatballs

    in a rich tomato sugo on an oven baked parmeson crouton

    12.5
    pan tossed calamari

    w/ spicy chorizo, cherry tomatoes & spanish onions on basil pesto rocket

    15
    roasted pumpkin ravioli (v)

    w/ creamy parmesan sauce, fresh herbs & toasted almond flakes

    13/23
    hand made lobster & prawn tortellini

    sautéed in a basil &

    pine nut pesto cream sauce

    14/24
    gnocchi gorgonzolla (v)

    pan tossed in a rich blue cheese

    dolce salsetta

    13/23
    kickass nachos (v option available)

    w/ corn chips, swiss cheese, chilli con carne, jalapenos, guacamole & sour cream

    20
    soup & salads
    homemade soup

    w/ toasted panini - check the specials board or ask one of our friendly staff

    14.5
    grilled free range chicken salad

    w/ cherry tomato, minted broad beans, nashi pear, walnuts & goats cheese

    22.5
    smoked tasmanian salmon salad

    w/ avocado, goats cheese, pine nuts, fried capers & caperberry aioli

    24
    twice cooked lamb salad

    w/ mesclun, hummus, sumac raita & grilled flat bread

    23.5
    salt & pepper calamari salad

    w/ mixed salad, cherry tomatoes, spanish onions & lime aioli

    23
    green super salad (v)

    w/ kale, broccoli, quinoa, lentils, zucchini ribbons, minted broad beans, fresh chilli & dijon honey dressing ...add free range chicken 6 ...add crispy skin atlantic salmon 9

    19.5
    bigger dishes...
    tony’s nonna’s famous spaghetti bolognese

    w/ traditional rich beef sugo

    & shaved parmesan

    21
    penne all 'amatriciana

    w/ smoked bacon, spanish onions, basil, garlic, tomoato concasse & shaved parmesan

    23
    duck risotto

    carnaroli superfino rice, confit duck, broad beans, baby spinach & hazelnuts

    24.5
    linguine

    w/ queensland prawns, scallops, calamari, cherry tomatoes & fresh herbs

    26
    smoked salmon penne

    sautéed w/ leek, roma tomato,

    cream, parmesan & herbs

    23
    pan tossed spaghetti con pollo

    w/ chicken, avocado,

    onion & herbs in a

    creamy reggiano sauce,

    23.5
    chicken curry

    (murgh makhani ‐ mild) w/ cumin basmati rice & sweet mango chutney

    24
    chilli con carne

    w/ red kidney beans, sour cream, guacamole, rocket & pila rice

    24
    wagyu beef burger

    brioche bun, gruyere cheese, smoked bacon, house made tomato relish & sliced pickles w/ fat chips, crisp baby cos, tomato & aioli

    24.5
    squeaky veggie burger (v)

    brioche bun, bubble & squeak patty, gruyere cheese, roasted butternut pumpkin, house made beetroot relish smashed avocado & sliced pickles w/ crisp baby cos, tomato, hand cut sweet potato chips & aioli

    22
    steak

    (250g grass fed scotch fillet) w/ mixed garden salad french fries beetroot salad & hollondaise sauce

    29.5
    fat chips or french fries (v)

    w/ aioli & tomato sauce

    11
    hand cut sweet potato chips

    w/ romesco mayo

    11
    mixed leaf garden salad (v)

    11
    nashi pear, rocket pine nut, & parmeson salad (v)

    12
  • COFFEE/TEA
    latte/cappuccino/ flat white/long mac/piccolo/long black/short mac/espresso

    4
    cold brew coffee

    4
    hot chocolate

    4
    8days 'nutella' hot chocolate

    4.8
    mocha

    4.5
    iced mocha

    7
    iced coffee/iced chocolate

    7
    matcha latte

    4.5
    chai latte - calmer sutra chai

    4.5
    chai tea - calmer sutra chai

    4
    teas

    english brekkie, earl grey, peppermint, lemon & ginger, green & camomile

    4.5
    single origin coffee

    see chalkboard
    soy option (bonsoy)

    0.5 extra
    almond or coconut milk

    0.5 extra
    extra coffee shot

    0.5 extra
  • DRINKS/BEER
    coke / diet coke / coke zero 330ml

    5
    bundaberg soft drinks

    ginger beer / blood orange / pink grapefruit lemonade

    5
    remedy kombucha

    apple crisp / ginger & lemon / hibiscus kiss / 330ml

    6.5
    8days soda, lemon lime & bitters

    (freshly squeezed lemon & lime w/ soda & bitters)

    6.5
    fresh juice (large)

    large juice ‐ any combo of orange, apple, pineapple, carrot, celery & ginger

    8.5
    fresh juice (small)

    small juice (single flavour only) choose from orange, apple,carrot or pineapple

    6.5
    milkshakes

    chocolate / strawberry / vanilla / banana / caramel (add malt 0.5)

    8.5
    purezza

    premium sparkling water 750ml

    4.5
    vodka / gin / scotch / dark rum / bourbon

    9.5
    beer on tap

    asahi

    japan, clean & crisp with hoppy bite (300ml) 8 (400ml) 10

    bottled beer

    corona

    mexico, 355ml light crisp & refreshing

    9
    heinekin

    netherlands, 330ml, lager beer, full bodied & refreshing

    9
    doss blockos

    pale lager, australia, 330ml fresh crisp taste

    9
    peroni red

    italy, 330ml refreshing, crisp & full of flavour

    9
    little creatures bright ale

    australia, 330ml, citrus flavour & light body

    10
    mountain goat organic steam ale

    australia, 330ml, bright & refreshing

    10
    coopers light beer

    australia, 330ml, clean crisp taste

    8
    pipsqueak best cider

    australia, 330ml, fresh crisp apple cider

    10
  • BUBBLES/WINE
    cocktails

    espresso martini / bloody mary

    17
    cocktails

    aperol spritz / pimms cup

    15
    balgownie estate

    nv brut, yarra valley, vic

    10/38
    pizzini

    prosecco, king valley, vic

    12/44
    petaluma croser

    rose nv sparkling, adelaide hills, sa

    55
    moët & chandon

    brut imperial nv, champagne france

    95
    cantina tollo rocca ventosa

    pinot grigio, italy

    9/38
    pizzini

    pinot grigio, king valley, vic

    48
    ocean eight

    pinot gris, mornington peninsula, vic

    58
    pertaringa scarecrow

    sauvignon blanc, mclaren vale, sa

    9/40
    thorn-clarke 'sandpiper'

    riesling, eden valley, sa

    9/40
    skillogalee

    riesling, clare valley, sa

    50
    petaluma hanlin hill

    riesling, clare valley, sa

    70
    tahbilk one million cuttings

    chardonnay, nagambie, vic

    9/40
    ocean eight verve

    chardonnay, mornington peninsula, vic

    65
    pierro 2011

    chardonnay 2011, margaret river, wa

    95
    black cottage

    rose, marlborough, nz (dry)

    10/40
    tallis dookie hills

    rose, dookie, vic (sweeter)

    10/40
    cantina tollo

    sangiovese, italy

    9/38
    tallis dookie hills

    sangiovese, dookie, vic

    11/44
    fat bastard

    pinot noir, pays d'oc, france

    10/40
    jackson estate

    pinot noir, marlborough nz

    65
    fat bastard

    malbec, mendoza, france

    10/40
    watson family vineyards

    cabernet merlot, margaret river, wa

    10/40
    glenlofty estate

    cabernet sauvignon, pyrenees, vic

    11/44
    reschke

    cabernet sauvignon “vitulus”, coonawarra, sa

    48
    fraser gallop

    cabernet sauvignon, margaret river, wa

    64
    st hallet “black clay”

    shiraz, barossa valley, sa (dry)

    12/48
    buckshot vineyard

    shiraz, heathcote, vic

    55
    tallis silent showman

    shiraz, dookie, vic

    72
  • HAPPY HOUR
    happy hourthursday & friday4-7pm
    drinks by the glass 7
    sparkling

    balgownie estate brut nv

    white

    tahbilk chardonnay, vic

    pertaringa sav blanc, sa

    cantina rocca pinot grigio, italy

    red

    watson family cab merlot, wa

    endless pinot noir, vic

    terre di chieti sangiovese, sa

    pepperjack shiraz, sa 8.5

    beer on tap

    asahi dry 400ml

    7.5

    asahi dry 300ml

    5.5
    bottled beer

    heineken, corona, coopers light

    5
    spirits

    vodka, gin, light rum, dark rum, scotch, bourbon

    6
    snacks & nibbles4-6pm
    bruschetta

    w/ diced heirloom tomato, basil, spanish onion & persian fetta

    11
    chips

    shoestring or fat chips w/ aioli

    10
    bravos

    hand cut sweet potato chips w/ romesco mayo

    10
    dips

    hummus, spicy capsicum & avocado dips w/ grilled flat bread

    14
    salt & pepper calamari

    served in basket w/ aioli

    11
    lamb pizza

    w/ tomato, hummus, goats cheese

    rocket & tzatziki

    19.5
    buffalina pizza

    roma tomato, buffalo mozzarella,

    garlic & shredded basil

    (add prosciutto 4)

    17.5
    kickass nachos

    w/ corn chips, swiss cheese, chilli con carne, jalapenos, guacamole & sour cream

    19.5
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New Happy Hour Menu @8days!

8days new Happy Hour menu includes our twice cooked lamb pizza, so come in on Thursday & Friday nights from 4-7PM with Dinner from 6PM.

Functions
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Functions at 8days

8days is available for events & functions on Saturday nights & selected week nights.

It is a perfect venue for private parties & school functions as we can comfortably sit 70 people for dinner, & up to 120 people for stand up cocktail parties.

We understand that each event is different so to discuss catering options & availability please contact us on:

functions@8dayscafe.com.au or 9500 9711.

Reservation
Opening Hours

Trading Hours Mon-Wed: 7.30am-4pm Thu-Fri: 7.30am-10.30pm Sat-Sun: 8am-4pm
Kitchen Hours Mon-Wed: 7.30am-3:30pm Thu-Fri: Breakfast/Lunch. 7.30am-4pm Snack. 4pm-6pm Dinner. 6pm-10:30pm Sat-Sun: 8am-3:30pm
Make a reservation.

nb: we don't take bookings on weekends or public holidays.