Hot Honey is over 6 years old now! Originally Le Petit Cafe, it was reborn Hot Honey on Cup Day 2005 to owners Emma Binks and Andrea Brook. A year or so later, Andrea moved on to her own cafe in Elwood-Wild Organic, but Hot Honey has continued to provide its customers with great coffee, food and service!
The name, in part, is derived from the delicious cold extracted honey that the owners’ father produces. Bill has several busy hives all across Victoria, in which the bees make honey from Yellow Box, Grey Box and other Eucalyptus trees. You will see the honey used in several menu dishes such as the Muesli Pot, as well as the increasingly popular HONEY JOYS (such an ‘oldie but a goodie’—and mostly consumed by adults not children!) We also sell jars of the beautiful honey at the cafe.
The owner, Emma, wants everyone to feel welcome, and be able to enjoy delicious new tastes as well as old favourites, that fit into the ‘comfort food’ realm. On weekends it really is all about the breakfasts.
We serve breakfast until 3, and the favourites continue to be the Cornbread, Tomato and Fetta Turkish and Middle Eastern Eggs. Of course, the traditional ‘Poach Combo’ breakfasts, with bacon and eggs combinations are still popular. Hot Honey also has a delicious lunch menu, with a Daily Special offered on the display counter.
Morning and afternoon tea is always on offer…everything is made on premise. Princess Orange Cup Cakes, Chocolate Mudcakes, Berry Meringues, Banana and Walnut Cake, Honey Oat Slice, Lemon Slice and Cardamom and Hazelnut Cakes (gluten free)…the list goes on…!
We offer Hot Honey as a venue for a private dinner or evening functions such as engagements and birthdays. If you want to enjoy the nighttime food and atmosphere on Armstrong Street, call us now to book your private function at Hot Honey.
The staff are fabulous, friendly and fast. We look forward to looking after you on your next visit.
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