Master your deadpan stare, then make it festive. A free portrait awaits.
This old-school diner does three-cheese poutine, beef brisket burgers, deep-fried pickles and slices of classic cherry pie. And every item on the menu can be made vegan.
Take a low stool and slurp up Tokyo-style ramen loaded with handmade wheat noodles and untraditional toppings.
A restaurant and bar with as little or as much class as you need.
American-style pizza and tunes until late.
A local burger joint next to The Raccoon Club.
Pig’s head buns, hot meat doughnuts, prime cuts with salted caramel. Dexter is in a league of its own.
An arepa cafe serving the Colombian flatbread snack with spiced hot chocolate, sugarcane juice and Aussie-style coffee.
A gluten-free paradise that's also kid-friendly.
Nana-chic with a pan-Asian flavour.
Fifty years of family history underpin this modern cafe.
Moon Rabbit supports its local community by selling jaffles, coffee and house-made slices.
A small, quiet achiever that’s been servicing Preston since 2010.
Capacity for 725 patrons. An indoor waterfall (which cascades into a lagoon). A hidden tiki disco bar. A giant beer garden. Beyond the bells and whistles, one of Melbourne’s earlier independent breweries still amply delivers on the drinks front.
Family photos on the wall, prosecco by the glass and Italian snacks from the kitchen.
A piano bar in Preston (for amateurs and experts).
The DIY spirit is alive and well at this cheap and cheerful north-side bar.
A local craft beer watering hole with a laid back atmosphere.
An Englishman, a Canadian and plenty of fresh beer.
This Preston gelateria combines traditional techniques with experimental flavours such as matcha, coconut and gorgonzola.
Choose from more than 200 varieties of greenery, including architectural “jungle cacti” and fishtail palms, and get advice on how to avoid killing them while you’re there.
Pinky’s is brimming with clothing, homewares and books among literal wall-to-wall art.
A bottleshop and bar that feels like a mature sharehouse (in a good way).
A uniquely Melbourne fashion and accessories brand.
The theme here is spacious and relaxed.
Some say this is the northern edge of Melbourne's “latte belt”.
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