Restaurants

Good Times

Restaurant

The pasta spot where drawing on the table is encouraged. If that’s not your thing, the $9 pasta, $9 Negronis and $9 carafes of wine might be.

Citrus

Restaurant

This Sri Lankan restaurant is a Fitzroy North favourite. It has one of the best (and cheapest) buffets in Melbourne – regardless of cuisine.

Moroccan Soup Bar

Restaurant

Authentic North African flavours that locals have been queuing for since 1998.

Citrico Cocina

Restaurant

A vibrant South American eatery with a dedicated ceviche menu, a fiery charcoal grill and an extensive list of pisco cocktails.

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Ryne

Restaurant

A casual neighbourhood restaurant by legendary chef Donovan Cooke.

Horn Please

Restaurant

The best Indian in Fitzroy North.

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Cafes

Mary Miller

Cafe

Timeless neighbourhood simplicity on a residential corner.

Lagotto

Cafe

From the team behind Congress and Future Future, this cafe, grocer and wine bar is serving cacio e pepe eggs in the morning and locally made charcuterie – best followed with Sicilian cannoli – by night, in a room full of mid-century design flourishes.

Annoying Brother

Cafe

A less than bothersome, coffee-making brother.

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Dench Bakers

Cafe

It's best known for its organic sourdough, but this bakery offers so much more.

North Island

Cafe

A simple, subtle aesthetic speaks worlds for the minimalist style at this neat cafe in North Fitzroy.

Mitte

Cafe

Despite the Germanic origins of its name, Mitte offers modern Australian breakfast cuisine with an epicurean flair.

Bars

Neighbourhood Wine

Bar

The friendliest wine bar and restaurant in Fitzroy North.

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The Empress

Bar

A down-to-earth pub in Fitzroy North with one of the area's best beer gardens.

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The Tramway Hotel

Bar

This backstreets local makes great burgers and stocks the right beers to drink with them.

LongPlay

Bar

Danish minimalism meets Italian wine bar. With a cinema.

Monty’s

Bar

Four old hands are behind this no-fuss bar, which is complete with ferns and a fireplace.

Underwood Wine Bar

Bar

A locally focused wine and snack bar in Fitzroy North by sommelier Michael Underwood.

Shops

Blackhearts & Sparrows

Shop

A wine and craft beer purveyor with some of the most helpful, knowledgeable staff around.

Goldmine Records

Shop

Strike it rich at this inner north crate-digging institution.

Sister Studios

Shop

These Melbourne designers are doing it for themselves in a romantic new space, complete with arches, terrazzo floors and marble benches.

Tiger & Peacock

Shop

A collection of imported products from antiques and furniture to a small selection of clothing.

Village Vineyard

Shop

A warm, communal bottle-o with 300 wines and 200 beers.

Wild Things

Shop

Community-driven organic produce.