Rich, creamy and just a touch of sweetness. These cheesecakes are the city's best. Order an online delivery or visit for takeaway if you're within 5km.

Where to find the best Basque burnt cheesecake


French fine diner Philippe usually serves this award-winning, traditional burnt basque offering from their Collins Street location. For now, you can buy an entire cheesecake on Providoor. There's even a video tutorial on how best to plate it up. Watch as each slice through the golden brown cake gives way to lush, creamy goodness. 

Tori’s Melbourne

The Basque burnt cheesecake at Tori's comes in a classic caramelised style, dotted with fresh strawberries. Try the matcha flavour for a Japanese twist on this trending dessert – piled high with cream cheese, of course. Open every day during lockdown for their 5km neighbours.

A slice of cheesecake on a plate with a strawberry on top
Tori's Melbourne cheesecake


Another beautiful Basque cheesecake comes from foodie legends Supernormal. Think perfect little bundles of caramelised, creamy goodness. Order on its own, or indulge in a luxe Asian-fusion banquet with cheesecake as the dessert of choice. Serves two, but we could easily demolish this one on our own.

Little Cupcakes (GF)

This little cake shop that could has an entire section dedicated to GF treats, including a whole cheesecake. The Little Cupcake Basque is a caramelised, bitter-sweet treat with a cracked and crumbly outer layer. Add on a few GF brownies and blueberry pistachio cupcakes before you check out.

Ima Project Cafe

Traditional Japanese breakfast sets are what Ima is known for. But they’ve also started stocking Sugar Nomad matcha cheesecake by the slice. Bittersweet with a touch of umami, this cake has the signature golden brown outer layer with matcha goodness hidden inside. Pre-order online then pop in for takeaway.

A slice of cheesecake on a white table
Ima Project Cafe

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Pepe’s Italian Liquor

Usually we’d be soaking up the late-winter sun in Pepe’s glorious beer garden. For now we’ll settle for their at-home dining. This cheesecake is baked low and slow in classic NYC style, resulting in a perfectly smooth finish. Topped with zesty citrus rind for a burst of freshness. Order from Pepe's on Providoor.


Brunetti offers an epic cake collection, and the New York cheesecake is one of our all time faves. The decadent, baked cream cheese filling sits atop a buttery biscuit base. Served with seasonal fruit for a refreshing touch of sweetness. Order online for pick-up or delivery.

A whole cheesecake on a plate
Brunetti cheesecake

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Millé and B crepe cakes

Millé and B’s party trick is that decadent extravagance, the multi-layered crepe cake. Their take on the cheesecake is a blueberry cream cheese delight. Twenty delicate crepes are layered in a towering stack, separated by fluffy cream cheese filling and a tangy blueberry confit. Order delivery online.

Uncle Tetsu Japanese cheesecake

Somewhere between a cake and a giant soufflé, Uncle Tetsu’s wobbly treats were one of the first Japanese desserts to hit it big in Melbourne. Try the feather-light, slightly crumbly delights in classic, matcha or chocolate flavours. Open for takeaway, or you can order for delivery.

A small round cheesecake with a stamped logo on a board
Uncle Tetsu's famous cakes

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