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BYO Coffee Cup: where to get a discount in Melbourne

Your daily java shouldn’t cost the earth – or your wallet. So we’ve put together a list of cafes in Melbourne that reward reusable coffee cuppers with sweet discounts.


Feel good about your finances and the world at large by supporting this social enterprise. Not only does a reusable cup nab you a 30 cent discount, but helps STREAT achieve their goal of helping at-risk young people by providing them work experience in hospitality. Find them on Bourke Street at the RACV, in Melbourne Central and RMIT.


Seedling cafes offer healthy gluten-free dishes that cater to vegans, vegos and paleo eaters alike – and their generous 50 cent BYO cup discount doesn’t hurt either. Sip organic, handcrafted coffee guilt-free at their Little Collins Street and Flinders Lane locations.

Bowls of healthy food on a wooden table including a smoothie bowl, salad, green juice and a coffee

Seedling Cafe

Kings and Knaves

Start your day like royalty at King and Knaves, an espresso and toast bar dedicated to the history of coffee. Put your BYO cup savings towards a golden slice topped with poached pears and mascarpone, or drop in for a decadent brownie. There’s also Masala chai, mork chocolate and delicious specialty toasts on the constantly changing menu.

Two baristas behind the counter at a cafe

Kings and Knaves

Switch Board

This quaint corridor nook serves Supreme coffee, fresh cakes and hot cheesy toasties. Queue up at the literal hole in the wall window that serves as the Switch Board kiosk with a keep cup in hand and score 20 cents off your daily brew.

Dukes coffee roasters

Don’t be put off by the peak-time queues out the door; brews from this tiny coffee kingdom are worth the short wait. Premium flavour is delivered with environmental and social sustainability. Bring your cutest keep cup to Dukes and watch the savings pile up.

A woman in a winter coat entering the door of a cafe

Dukes Coffee Roasters

Expanding your BYO cup collection?

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