Le Shoppe by Chancery Lane – a charming European coffee bar and provedore located on Little Collins Street has recently reopened in Melbourne's CBD. Driven by the same classic European philosophy as adjoining Chancery Lane, Le Shoppe delivers gourmet breakfast and lunch daily in a space reminiscent of a Parisian laneway café.
CBD locals can grab an espresso bright and early from 7am or pop in for a pastry or the legendary bacon and egg roll with Pickett's brown sauce, a staple on Pickett’s Deli menus since 2016.
From 10am, Le Shoppe serves a selection of quality produce including salads, winter-warming soups and melt-in-your-mouth toasties, like the Field Mushroom, Caramelised Onion and Taleggio specialty. The pièce de résistance – Pickett’s all-new ‘Roll Du Jour’ menu, with daily special hot roast rolls on rotation, every option is ready to claim the top of Melbourne’s best list!
Lunchtime diners are recommended to get in early to satisfy their cravings on the sell-out hot rolls:
- Monday: Veal Schnitzel, Coleslaw, Dill Pickles
- Tuesday: Roast Chicken, Iceberg Lettuce, Salsa Verde
- Wednesday: Roast Pork Belly, Pickled Cabbage, Apple
- Thursday: Roast Lamb Shoulder, Harissa, Rocket, Tahini Yoghurt
- Friday: Le Shoppe Cheeseburger & Fries
Pair lunch with a zesty drink and indulge in Orangina for an authentic taste of the Mediterranean or settle in with a glass of wine for a traditional Euro experience.
“We want people to eat really well during their workday. It’s quality food and emotive too, an experience that sparks a memory about something you've had in France or Italy," says Scott Pickett.
Le Shoppe also offers a gourmet retail space that houses pantry staples with products both local and imported from Europe, perfect for those looking for a delicious gift or authentic hard-to-find treats to take home like Benedetto Cavalieri Pasta and Mediterranean José Gourmet sardines. Pickett’s own ‘Altitude’ gin also features on the shelves.
The venue is rich in texture and tone with dark timbers, mosaics, hand-glazed tiling, and copper fixtures to give the feel of an enchanting European cafeteria. Bergman & Co. has embraced the characterful details of the historic site in Normanby Chambers while building a narrative around authenticity – a reflection of Pickett's love of comfort food with a European influence.
Le Shoppe is open Monday to Friday, 7am until 3pm, serving 'Roll Du Jour' from 11am.