Find a burger on Sydney Road, Indian in the back streets, vegan Vietnamese and more.
Where to find coffee and food in the inner north suburb.
What’ll it be? An elegant wine bar or a rock’n’roll American barbeque spot? We’ve got both, and everything in between.
Melbourne's biggest centre of alternative culture is filled with great places to drink, from converted warehouses to more intimate bars i...
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This all-day sandwich shop and cafe serves some seriously tricked-out sangas. There are around 10 to choose from, with a good amount of vego and vegan-friendly options. To drink, there’s strong coffee and fresh juice.
The follow-up to Neighbourhood Wine is cool and comfortable. Take a seat at the bar or in front of an open fire and feel the tension melt off your shoulders.
A stunning wine bar with a vegetarian-friendly menu.
This restaurant champions offal – think skewers of chicken heart and cherry – Victorian seafood, and all things charred, cured and preserved. This is food worth stepping out of your comfort zone for. The team makes its own cultured butter, ricotta and pasta, and forages as much as possible.
A Naples inspired Italian restaurant with some of the best pizza in town.
Twin brothers Antoine and Bechara Taouk serve up Lebanese soul food, just like their grandma did at home.
The late-night bar that replaced a pizza institution pays respect to its legacy, and has an atmosphere of romance.
A cosy room serving home-style Sicilian food with generosity and heart.
Huw Murdoch's fantastic slow-fermented sourdough loaves are well worth picking up to bring home, but we recommend heading to Wild Life for a meal if you can. Inside this striking converted warehouse, you'll find a mostly vegetarian menu where toasties are the heroes.
The gelato-focused spin-off 400 Gradi is on has an ample roster of classic flavours to choose from. Add some cannoli to your order while you’re at it.
There are over 80 sakes at this slick Japanese bar and eatery, which is housed in a former bank. Unlike many izakayas – which can get quite dark – Kumo's space is light, open and airy.
The younger sibling to Northcote's Joe's Shoe Store.
The DIY spirit is alive at this Southern-barbeque specialist.
An imaginative and open cafe experience with seasonal, fresh indulgences.
A hyperactive restaurant that serves mammoth-sized, affordable Thai food.
Middle Eastern, but not as you know it.
In a warehouse space furnished with little more than few plants and a pool table, get classic ham-and-cheese toasties and beers by a home-brewer with over 12 years of experience.
Family favourites from a Lebanese home cook.
Simple, awesome burgers and a great community atmosphere.
The Padre outlet that birthed a small empire.
A down-to-earth cafe that's been around for more than a decade.
A wine-focused bar-restaurant by La Luna’s Adrian Richardson.
A community-minded design store on Lygon Street.
An exceptionally personal neighbourhood bar, serving beer, wine and sweet American-style pies.
Burgers and beer – one of life’s great combinations.
A casual Italian joint from the team behind Wesley Anne.
A stylish yet unpretentious little bar.
Escape the elements in a room full of hunting trophies and ancient skiing gear. On the menu? Jalapeno poppers, peanut butter and jelly Negronis, and pumpkin spice Old Fashioneds.
Don't let the humble name fool you: these are no ordinary pies. Chef Matt Wilkinson's pies are as inventive as they are delicious, proving that sometimes, it's okay to mess with the classics (if you know what you're doing).
A small Lebanese bakery with a local home delivery service.
This cafe is named after the 1985 Hüsker Dü album, but it's closer to laid-back folk than angst-ridden punk.
Live music and 12 shiny hotel rooms upstairs.
Affordable burgers and spiked shakes.
Capturing the warmth and glory associated with bars of a bygone era.
This gelato shop takes its cues from Southeast Asia, rather than Italy. Past flavours on owner Agusta Triwahyu's eclectic menu have included durian, lychee, Turkish Delight and even Malaysian condensed-milk tea.
Fried and Tasty in Brunswick East is serving family-recipe fried chicken and killer sides and shakes,
Imbued with decades of Brunswick’s history and character.
Rustic loaves and sweet treats in the heart of Brunswick East.
a home away from home for many East Brunswick locals.
A relaxed pizzeria turning out the very best of simple pizzas, in Brunswick.
Vinh Le has been quietly making jeans in Brunswick for more than two decades.
When you’ve finished your drop, just come back and refill.
Try you hand at winemaking without leaving the city.
Bottle shops don’t get more personal than this.
Known locally for its bicycle beer, a refreshing summer ale with seven varieties of hops.
A casual, kid-friendly, garage-style cafe in Brunswick East, with great coffee, breakfast and lunch.
A sophisticated and cosy wine bar that's extra good in winter.
A little pocket of colour in Brunswick East.
From the ladies at Rosamond and Mixed Business.