There's not a heap of cafes in West Footscray just yet. But as the wave of gentrification that's swept Footscray crosses Princes Highway and washes down Barkly Street, expect more to come soon – for better or worse. For the time being, these spots are servicing locals just fine.

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Dumbo

Brunch, coffee, bread, milk, fresh flowers and coconut ice.

11 Argyle Street, West Footscray

Brother Nancy

A 32-seater cafe in Footscray that offers beef tartare prepared by a French chef.

182 Essex Street, West Footscray

Pod at PID

House-made scones and sodas are the stars here.

638 Barkly Street, West Footscray