Where to find coffee and food in the inner north suburb.
Find a burger on Sydney Road, Indian in the back streets, vegan Vietnamese and more.
What’ll it be? An elegant wine bar or a rock’n’roll American barbeque spot? We’ve got both, and everything in between.
Find the finest food and coffee east of Lygon Street.
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This Canberra-based coffee roaster has made a real name for itself on the east coast. Visit this outpost and you’ll understand why. At any time, there are at least 20 outstanding coffees listed on its “freezer menu”.
The best doughnuts in Brunswick.
If only every cafe had this much personality.
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.
A friendly stop for bagels and coffee next to Jewell Station.
Brunswick’s sweet spot for specialised cakes and macarons.
An affordable Middle-Eastern bakery, cafe and grocer.
A well-executed cafe and roasting house.
With only the word Green on the window – Green Refectory is a slim, spirited space where food is the hero.
A patisserie for Francophiles.
The new home of old Rue Bebelons' famous pastrami roll.
Pasta for breakfast?
A melting pot of the culturally diverse inhabitants of Brunswick.
It’s attractive enough, but this cafe is less about flashy Instagram-ready food and more about simple things done well.
All-day dining at this Thai-infused cafe on Sydney Road.
Japanese- and Korean-inspired food, coffee roasted in-house and 97 seats.
Don’t let the name fool you – this is much more than a little corner store.
A dedicated porridge, bagel and coffee bar supporting Melbourne’s homeless, and distributing free school lunches.
Here, a single bar of chocolate takes four weeks and eight steps to make - and you can watch it all happen.
A heritage-listed landmark with a satisfying brunch menu, Proud Mary coffee and free wi-fi.
All about family, from the owners to the customers.
Order some breakfast and play table tennis while you wait.
A family-run cafe that’s serious about coffee.
Lucy Lockett may have lost her pocket, but Brunswick’s found an all-day gem.
An organic roastery, cafe and event space that keeps things simple.
A sustainable eatery that embraces Melbourne’s artistic community.
A neatly designed cafe that easily caters for vegans and vegetarians.
Proof that family friendly cafes can be civilised and serve cocktails.
There’s nothing minor about this little weatherboard cafe-conversion.