From sunny kitchen gardens to some of the best bakeshops in the city, Melbourne's west is hoarding some serious gems. Here's where to go.

*Be sure to check venue's websites for holiday trading hours.

Wolf and Hound

A tiny cafe with a big local spirit.

60 Pin Oak Crescent
Flemington VIC 3031


Consistency and comfort are key.

44 Pin Oak Crescent
Flemington VIC 3031

Happy River Cafe

Incredible city views.

45 Moreland Street
Footscray VIC 3011

West 48

A refreshingly simple menu.

48 Essex Street
Footscray VIC

Ascot Food Store

Restaurant-quality food at cafe prices.

320 Ascot Vale Road
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039


Dog and pram friendly.

5 Mason Street
Newport VIC 3015

Common Galaxia

A menu full of unexpected twists.

Shop 3-4 130 Victoria Street
Seddon VIC

Roller Door

A shed that serves ethical produce.

13 Stawell Street
West Melbourne VIC

Wee Jeanie

Like sitting in your own sun-lit kitchen.

50 Anderson Street
Yarraville VIC 3013