A Little Bit Luxe
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WE'RE A Little Bit Luxe!

With over 16 years' experience in the hospo industry, Chef and Owner Azem Dzevlan has cooked his fair share of French and Middle Eastern cuisine at Bistro ThierryMahaLe Bouchon and Smith + Singleton. Now–finally–he’s got a little menu to call his own. The place is called Black Gold. The café that’s making waves on Richmond’s trendy Lennox St since it opened in April 2017.

Dzevlan started up the new venue with his wife, Aisha. The self-proclaimed travel-bugged foodie couple had been wanting to open a cafe for the last two years, and finally found the spot that ticked all their boxes. Black Gold opened its doors for the first time in April 2017. 

The couple has gone out of their way to build a menu around absolutely top-notch ingredients, the finest produce from trusted local providers. As such it's set to change seasonally, depending what’s fresh at the market, for maximum quality and flavour. 

“We made a list of a few names we would call the cafe, but it had to be Black Gold because it represents what we are about: premium quality produce,” Aisha says.

Living up to their exclusive name, Black Gold is one of the first cafes in Melbourne to offer a special blend of “liquid gold” from the award-winning ONA Coffee.


Bad Liar

Shop 4/242 Glen Huntly Road
Elsternwick VIC 3185

Aisha and Azem Dzevlan, the dynamic duo behind Richmond institution Black Gold, are at it again. And this time, they’ve created another hotspot in Elsternwick. 

Bad Liar is taking over Elsternwick mornings one plate at a time. The menu is lined with pure deliciousness—whether you're grabbing a quick bite to take away with your coffee or staying in to catch up with a friend, this place has it all. 

Let’s talk banana pancakes: fluffy, light and bursting with flavour, served with peanut butter cream, seasonal fruits, and topped with a hazelnut peanut crumble, these babies are a definite must during your visit. If you’re in a hurry though, grab the house-made muffins, stacked toasties (we’re talking free-range chicken, avo and egg...hell yes) or pastries and you won’t be disappointed. Bad Liar is flooded with absolute takeaway goodness.

Much to the same as their counterpart Black Gold, all your coffee cravings will be fuelled by ONA Specialty coffee, a rich aromatic blend that’s wonderfully addictive. If coffee is not your thing, their line up of housemade juices are absolutely to die for.


(03) 9044 5110


285 Lennox Street


7.00AM - 3.00PM

7.00AM - 3.00PM

10% Surcharge applies on Public Holidays

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