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
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.
The Carlton Club
An eccentric bar, eatery and rooftop that attracts all sorts.
Thirty Eight Chairs Carlton
The younger sister of the popular South Yarra eatery.
North Carlton Canteen
A welcome oasis for coffee lovers in North Carlton.
A pasta and focaccia bar of venerable mention on Lygon Street in Carlton.
Authentic Lebanese, with recipes passed down for generations.
A New Southern Italian Spot for Carlton
Pietro Barbagallo is bringing his signature Southern Italian cuisine to Grattan Street.
The Green Man’s Arms, A Vegetarian Pub for Carlton
Alison Whyte and Fred Whitlock bring a meat-free Israeli menu and retro decor to the former home of The Roving Marrow.
A gelataria that serves sweet brioche, has a chocolate tap and does affogato Italian style.
Thirty Eight Chairs Opens in Carlton North
A northside sibling for the South Yarra pasta bar.
A store with a talent for unearthing the most talented local designers.
Espresso at Assembly
A small espresso bar beside Assembly in Carlton.
An ever popular, family run Italian bistro that dates back to the 70s.
The Moor’s Head Opens a Second Location in Carlton
Middle Eastern-inspired pizzas are shaking things up a little in Melbourne’s Italian heartland.
A New Carlton Coffee Bar in Bloom
It’s hard to compete with the coffee in this neighbourhood, but this stands up.
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).
Daring, Thai-inflected degustations.
The Town Mouse
A wine bar where every single staff member is excited about what they do.
Skinner & Hackett
An old-school butchery with a modern day ethos.
A busy tightly packed pizzeria in Carlton, like something straight out of the boot-shaped country.
One of the oldest wine bars in Melbourne.
A music-gear nerd’s dream.
Pub fare that's a cut above the usual.
Our favourite dive bar.
Traditional Italian dishes and beers from across the globe make for an all-round tasty experience.
6:00pm - 10:00pm
The Melbourne outpost of one of Sydney's biggest coffee roasters.
The French Lettuce
Find an enchanting display of cakes at this Carlton patisserie.
A true feel of Italy at this bustling Italian bistro with a pizza focus.
A warm space filled with southern-Italian hospitality.
Old-school Italian coffee making gets a second wind at this Carlton cafe.
Traditional dining alive and well in the heart of Carlton.
Authentic Italian deli by D.O.C.'s Tony Nicolini.
Greek and English fare by Guy Holder and Angie Giannakodakis.
5:30pm - 11:00pm
A casual neighbourhood gem in Carlton.
Have a relaxed meal at this Lygon Street institution.
A consistent neighbourhood favourite.
The Green Man’s Arms
Meat-free Israeli fare and retro decor – this isn’t your usual Melbourne pub.
An all-day diner by chef Jesse Gerner.
The Rathdowne Village Delicatessen
A cosy deli on leafy Rathdowne Street.
La Parisienne Pâtés
Authentic French food purveyors for gourmands and gourmets alike.
Kylie’s Slow Dough
Sourdough made with patience.
The little rooftop cafe that could.
The Local Burger Co.
Classic, simple neighbourhood burgers.
The Lab Organics
Save your skin and the planet.