The Brickmakers Arms Building was established in 1853 and ran as a successful hotel for years, quenching the thirst of many locals.
Having gone through many changes of face and surviving two fires, Brickmakers Arms Building finally closed its doors and remained closed for nearly 12 years.
Brickmakers Arms was in much need of a face lift and given a new lease on life and a new name Ten One Ate Cafe.
It has been no surprise that it sparked much interest from the locals who were keen to see the doors open and start serving the community once again as a more laid back organic cafe.
“I wanted to provide a venue which was sophisticated without being pretentious.” Steven Patruno
Today, Ten One Ate Cafe is more than just great organic food, locals can come in for a organic coffee, glass of local wine, enjoy a fresh smoothie out on the terrace in the sun, family or with friends in a relaxed, friendly environment.
Ten One Ate offers a Cellar which can be reserved for private dining for up to twenty-two guests, with a beautiful glass wine cabinet displaying an impressive wine list.
Enclosed are various packages designed to give flexibility and variety for your function needs. Please contact us if you have any inquiries, or would like to make an appointment to view the layout of the cafe and discuss the needs for your function.
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Drinks & Crazy Shakes
Ten One Ate is proud to offer a 99.99% organic menu with locally sourced sustainable produce and plenty of vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free menu selections to suit virtually any palate.
Our highly skilled chefs prepare each meal, and our bar staff will make you a delicious freshes organic smoothie or for the more adventurous Crazy Shake.
When you walk into our cafe, we welcome you to sit back and enjoy a nourishing meal in our warm, friendly atmosphere.
We purchase fresh foods daily from local organic farms, and also grow some of the produce on our own farm in Craigieburn.
Whether you choose a colourful Crazy Shake or a hearty meal, you can be confident that you will be fully satisfied. Visit us in the heart of Essendon to enjoy our sinfully delicious organic treats.
FOR THE OVER 18’s
At Ten One Ate we’re not only a nice cafe to hang out with your friends and family, as well as feasting on our unique organic treats and Crazy Shakes.
You will also get to experience our great organic wine list, organic local ciders, drinks or my favourite organic espresso martini, where a smile on your face will be inevitable.
The Cellar at Ten One Ate offers one the most elegant and sophisticated experiences that Essendon has to offer. Up to 22 guests (sit down) or 60 guests (stand up) can enjoy this space lunch, or a formal corporate meetings, we will ensure your guests experience the best Essendon has to offer. A range of menu options are available upon request.
- VIP Ambience
- Flat screen TV for power point seminars or slide show for birthday parties
- HDMI Cable ready
- IPod to play music for all occasions
- Your own personal waiter for the entire duration of your function. DOWNLOAD FUNCTION PACKAGE
Came for a catch up with a friend, had a great breakfast and were treated some free delicacies that had been photographed for promotion and were perfect but unable to be sold. Matcha crumpets, chocolate shake and divine burger. The owner is a friendly, professional and generous man 🙂
Your Parking Guide
At Ten One Ate there are ample parking spots on Mt Alexander Rd, Brewster St, Glen St, and Thistle St. 1-2 hours parking for anyone without a permit and if you’re lucky enough to have a permit then it’s all day parking.
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