Tea and filter coffee specialist store.
David Bowie was a fan of this vegetarian stalwart. Chances are, you will be too.
6:00pm - 9:30pm
The Carlton Club
An eccentric bar, eatery and rooftop that attracts all sorts.
Wild Timor Cafe Carlton
Four ex-soldiers are behind this cafe, which sells coffee direct from Timor.
Market Lane Coffee Carlton
Market Lane Coffee partners with the local artisan baker in a classically Carlton coffee shop.
North Carlton Canteen
A welcome oasis for coffee lovers in North Carlton.
The Moor's Head Carlton
Middle Eastern-inspired pizzas, this time in Melbourne’s Italian heartland.
Carlton Wine Room
The pretty Victorian building in the heart of Carlton is a modern eatery with a European-influenced menu and wine list.
A pasta and focaccia bar of venerable mention on Lygon Street in Carlton.
Authentic Lebanese, with recipes passed down for generations.
French-Inspired Contemporary Japanese at Carlton’s Torissong
Here, yakitori skewers are the specialty, but there’s also stellar vegan ramen and a solid selection of sake.
A gelataria that serves sweet brioche, has a chocolate tap and does affogato Italian style.
Prince Alfred Hotel
This is a student watering hole welcoming to all because its pleasures are pub classics: Toss the Boss, parmas and bottomless pancakes.
11:30am - 10:30pm
Espresso at Assembly
A small espresso bar beside Assembly in Carlton.
An ever popular, family run Italian bistro that dates back to the 70s.
Approachable, unfussy American-Italian food with fine-dining pedigree.
Dench pastries, Coffee Supreme lattes and al fresco dining, all in a former power substation.
Vincent the Dog
Vietnamese-influenced dishes are just one of this cafe’s many tricks.
A strong contender for Melbourne's best coffee (with a menu to match).
A busy tightly packed pizzeria in Carlton, like something straight out of the boot-shaped country.
Four generations of experience gives this traditional gelato, sorbet and granita shop a leg up.
A warm space filled with southern-Italian hospitality.
One of the oldest wine bars in Melbourne.
A music-gear nerd’s dream.
Pub fare that's a cut above the usual.
A true feel of Italy at this bustling Italian bistro with a pizza focus.
The Melbourne outpost of one of Sydney's biggest coffee roasters.
Traditional Italian dishes and beers from across the globe make for an all-round tasty experience.
6:00pm - 10:00pm
The French Lettuce
Find an enchanting display of cakes at this Carlton patisserie.
A lively brunch spot that takes inspiration from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Authentic Italian deli by D.O.C.'s Tony Nicolini.
Greek and English fare by Guy Holder and Angie Giannakodakis.
5:30pm - 11:00pm
Old-school Italian coffee making gets a second wind at this Carlton cafe.
Traditional dining alive and well in the heart of Carlton.
A casual neighbourhood gem in Carlton.
Have a relaxed meal at this Lygon Street institution.
A consistent neighbourhood favourite.
An all-day diner by chef Jesse Gerner.
The Green Man’s Arms
Meat-free Israeli fare and retro decor – this isn’t your usual Melbourne pub.
The Rathdowne Village Delicatessen
A cosy deli on leafy Rathdowne Street.
La Parisienne Pâtés
Authentic French food purveyors for gourmands and gourmets alike.
Alfie’s Wine and Grill
A petite restaurant showing off grilled meats and vegetables, with an Australian and European wine list to match.
Kylie’s Slow Dough
Sourdough made with patience.
The Local Burger Co.
Classic, simple neighbourhood burgers.
The little rooftop cafe that could.
Italian past, Lebanese present.
The Lab Organics
Save your skin and the planet.