Lip Café

Lip is run by Julian Chew who is the chef / designer extraordinaire behind this fantastic cafe. The cafe is located at 226 Waterdale road in Ivanhoe, and caters to local residents, parents from the local schools and office workers nearby. Julian is a true epicure who has a huge passion for tradition and also trying out new things through his cooking, baking and brewing activities. This passion has been officiated in the form of Lip.

As a former baker at one stage in his life, Julian continues this tradition through making amazing cakes and cookies.

Steak sandwich + Phoenix ginger beer = perfect

Ben makes a mean coffee!

Tek’s handmade pasta

Tek, Julian, Ben and Tammy in the kitchen


226 Waterdale road, Ivanhoe

Phone: (03) 9499 1162
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: 7:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

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  1. Caff

    Food looks amazing, and great photos – I’ll go check it out sometime!

  2. Pam Sole

    Congratulations Julian! The whole package and everything in it looks so fresh. About to do a journey planner on how i get there from Moonee Ponds. Like to do the trip before I bring my NZ friends over soon. I’ll reserve that lovely nook by the window. Looking forward to the introduction to your style cuisine. Pam Sole

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