The Park Hotel: An Abbotsford Stalwart Reopens
The 154-year-old neighbourhood pub has been overhauled by the team behind The Royston.
Coffee Supreme Roastery and Cafe
The coffee wholesaler’s public face.
Maniax Axe Throwing Melbourne Opens in Abbotsford
There’s a four-and-a-half-tonne tree, three types of axe and 12 targets for you and your friends to hurl hatchets at.
The Carringbush Hotel in Abbotsford Has New Owners
The pub won’t be like their other live-music-focused venue.
One of Melbourne’s most authentic Thai eateries.
Safe, generic homewares have no place in this striking showroom.
Skipping Girl Take Away
A barely updated version of the old-school take away shop.
Sophisticated womenswear that’s made to last.
This Abbotsford bar, eatery and coffee takeaway window is a Johnston Street cure-all.
A friendly Thai island on bustling Victoria Street.
Quality pizza and pasta just across from Victoria Park on Johnston Street.
There’s nothing cheap or DIY about this refined record store.
Mavis the Grocer
A cafe, organic grocer and dinner spot in one.
The Farm Cafe
A relaxed cafe in the middle of a paddock.
Abbotsford's premier Japanese soul food cafe.
Lentil As Anything
A not-for-profit restaurant where you pay what you think the meal was worth.
The Retreat Hotel
One of the few pubs in Melbourne with a true heritage fit-out.
Forward-thinking house and techno records from a veteran of the scene.
Nicholas & Alistair
Forget whatever you think about pre-loved furniture stores – this one is different.
A Korean restaurant sandwiched between all the pho and rice paper rolls in Vietnamese Victoria Street.
5:30pm - 9:00pm
The perfect balance between bike shop and cafe: lycra isn’t mandatory and everything costs less than $12.50.
A sleek cafe, bakery and roastery, with big plans.
As healthy or unhealthy as you need it to be.
Relax with all-day brunch, Italian-inspired lunch or an Aperol spritz at this riverside hideout.
A simple cafe tucked into the wings of the Abbotsford Convent.
A cosy bar and eating house in the heart of Little Saigon.
An artisan bakery cafe at the Abbotsford Convent.
Three Bags Full
The best brunch in Abbotsford.
Kelso’s Sandwich Shoppe
Quick and affordable sandwiches, plus bottomless filter coffee.
One of the friendliest, most relaxed bars in town.
Little Big Sugar Salt
Dedicated to doing things differently.
LOTT Studio and Maekar
Catch two jewellery makers in action, then order a custom piece.
Moon Dog Brewery & Bar
A quirky bar in the backstreets of Abbotsford.
Wholesome food and artisan coffee by the team behind Monk Bodhi Dharma.
Tom Toon Thai Noodle Cafe
A quaint little Thai restaurant on the edge of Abbotsford.
Native Home, House of Plants
Indigenous plants alongside art, coffee and jaffles.
Au79 Opens in an Old Abbotsford Garage
A sleek cafe, bakery and roastery that feels like an indoor botanical garden.
Now Open: A Hybrid Bike Shop and Cafe Cruises Into Abbotsford
Recharge after your morning ride on the Yarra Boulevard.
Fringe Furniture Steps Out of the Echo Chamber at Abbotsford Convent
Now in its 31st year, the exhibition explores the interplay between design and politics.
A New Burger Joint Skips Into Abbotsford
Skipping Girl is all about celebrating the old-school takeaway shop.
Abbotsford to Gain Riverside Eatery
An Italian-style eatery and wine bar is offering a spot to refuel along the Yarra.
Lulie Street Tavern Opens in Abbotsford
The site will be demolished and redeveloped in 2017, but until then, this low-key bar is a local oasis.
Melbourne Apparel Co and Fresh Organic Goods Open in Abbotsford
A new basics label has arrived in Melbourne with big ambitions.
The Abbotsford Lentil As Anything May Be Closing
The future of the pay-as-you-feel restaurant at the Convent is uncertain.
Mavis the Grocer Opens in Abbotsford
A genuine neighbourhood vibe pervades this corner cafe on Nicholson Street.
Three Bags Full opens in Abbotsford
After selling Liar Liar, Nathan Toleman has opened his new cafe in Abbotsford.
Abbotsford Convent: Enterprise and Vision
The history of the Abbotsford Convent could take up pages alone, but these days it's crafting its future, filling its kitchens with cafes, its dorms with artist studios and its gardens with markets.