Au79 expands with two new venues and wine bar


Café and roaster Au79 is continuing to expand with the opening of two new venues and a soon-to-launch wine bar called The Green Room, in partnership with premium build-to-rent apartment brand, Home.

“We are thrilled to be expanding the Au79 offering with two new cafés and our first-ever wine bar. While we pride ourselves on being some of the best in the business for all things coffee. The Green Room is an endeavour we have been planning for a long time and we are delighted to see it come into fruition at Home Southbank. If there’s two things Melburnians love, it’s great coffee and fantastic wine,” says Au79 General Manager, Lawrence Jones.

Au79’s new café is located at Richmond Traders, situated on Bridge Road in Victoria. Those in need of a morning pick-me-up can grab a brew as they pass by the Church Street entrance or stop and stay for a while with an artisan treat surrounded by sleek interiors and sprawling greenery.

Closer to the city, Home Southbank plays host to two new Au79 venues, a captivating Au79 Café and Eatery, and its first soon-to-launch wine bar, The Green Room.

Melburnians are invited to pick up a single-origin coffee on their way to work or unwind at the end of the day with a wine or whisky, and some charcuterie and cheese.

With Au79’s signature fresh breads and pastries from their bakery, the bistro offering is the quintessential Au79 style, a bright and uplifting space filled with light. The clean, crisp architecture by AA Studio provides an opportunity to pause and reset.

The Green Room, which will open in the coming weeks, brings an added elegance to the Home Lobby, with moody lighting and intimate booths setting the scene for catch ups with close friends. The debut wine bar has a Modern Australian-Italian feel and features a bespoke bar menu with light meals and nibbles, carefully curated by Daniel Cormick, formally from the Mulberry Group and Coombe Yarra Valley.

“It’s great to be welcoming Au79 into the Home family with the opening of three fantastic venues across our Richmond Traders and Southbank offerings. We’re big fans of the Au79 offering and delighted to be partnering with them, it’s such a natural alignment as we both value beautiful spaces and great customer experiences,” says Head of Home, Christian Grahame.

Au79 will cater all events at Home Southbank’s private dining experience on Level 59, with tailored menus for special occasions, family events, birthday celebrations and corporate business dinners. All to be enjoyed by Home residents while taking in sweeping views of the city.

For more information, visit

Au79 Café Richmond Traders

240 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria

Open Monday to Sunday 8am – 6pm

Au79 Café & The Green Room Wine Bar

Home Southbank Lobby – 260 City Road, Southbank, Victoria

Open Monday to Sunday 7am – 2pm

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