Where to find coffee and food in the inner north suburb.
Melbourne's biggest centre of alternative culture is filled with great places to drink, from converted warehouses to more intimate bars in the side streets.
The best restaurants on Brunswick Street include Australia's most renowned vegan restaurant, classic French bistros, taco dens and Japanese izakayas.
Find the finest food and coffee east of Lygon Street.
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From the team behind Small Axe Kitchen, this spot has a seven-metre terrazzo bar and floor-to-ceiling shelves stocked with Italian cold cuts, cheeses, pickles and take-home meals such as gluten-free lasagne.
Hidden away in this relaxed Brunswick warehouse space you’ll find pretzel sandwiches, hotel-buffet-inspired brunches and great coffee.
A well-executed cafe and roasting house.
If only every cafe had this much personality.
It’s attractive enough, but this cafe is less about flashy Instagram-ready food and more about simple things done well.
A melting pot of the culturally diverse inhabitants of Brunswick.
A dedicated porridge, bagel and coffee bar supporting Melbourne’s homeless, and distributing free school lunches.
Lucy Lockett may have lost her pocket, but Brunswick’s found an all-day gem.
Pasta for breakfast?
All-day dining at this Thai-infused cafe on Sydney Road.
Order some breakfast and play table tennis while you wait.
Japanese- and Korean-inspired food, coffee roasted in-house and 97 seats.
Brunswick’s sweet spot for specialised cakes and macarons.
A neatly designed cafe that easily caters for vegans and vegetarians.
An affordable Middle-Eastern bakery, cafe and grocer.
The best doughnuts in Brunswick.
All about family, from the owners to the customers.
A family-run cafe that’s serious about coffee.
A friendly stop for bagels and coffee next to Jewell Station.
Charcuterie for breakfast? It's a thing here.
An organic roastery, cafe and event space that keeps things simple.
A patisserie for Francophiles.
With only the word Green on the window – Green Refectory is a slim, spirited space where food is the hero.
A heritage-listed landmark with a satisfying brunch menu, Proud Mary coffee and free wi-fi.
Don’t let the name fool you – this is much more than a little corner store.
Here, a single bar of chocolate takes four weeks and eight steps to make - and you can watch it all happen.
A sustainable eatery that embraces Melbourne’s artistic community.
The new home of old Rue Bebelons' famous pastrami roll.
Proof that family friendly cafes can be civilised and serve cocktails.
There’s nothing minor about this little weatherboard cafe-conversion.