Piccolina Gelateria Collingwood
Sit at the bar with a cone – or a granita – and watch pastry chefs prepare gelato.
Gontran Cherrier Collingwood
Traditional bread and experimental pastry from one of France’s biggest names.
Beechworth Comes to Collingwood
A former Vue de Monde somm brings a slice of the Victorian country, and Italy, to the north.
Five to Try: Melbourne’s Best New Cafes
From a sleek bakery in South Yarra to a 1950s deli-inspired spot in Ascot Vale, here are some places to try this weekend.
Smith Street Alimentari
An Italian-ish cafe and food store with excellent takeaway options.
Paradise Alley Opens in Collingwood
Bevy slinger Laura Twomey moves into Easey Street, with a little help from her friends.
Terror Twilight Arrives in Collingwood
Hootan Heydari and Jono Hill’s Johnston Street diner grows up.
A sleek and sparse roaster and cafe in a converted garage.
South of Johnston
One of Collingwood's first serious cafes and still hugely popular.
Five to Try: Sydney Cafes for Freelancing
A modern take on the old corner store.
An all-day diner on Smith Street that covers all the bases.
Every cafe serves coffee, but few pay it as much attention as this one.
The Cutting Table
Experience the tastes of East Africa.
Yutaka Matsuda’s permanent pancake place in Collingwood.
Less a cafe, and more a flying pitstop for first-class coffee and simple food.
Cibi is a little slice of Tokyo in the quiet back streets of Collingwood.
The social initiative has come a long way from its coffee-cart origins.
A bare necessities sort of place.
A small, blue cafe on the industrial side of Johnston Street.
Unusual Plants – and Helpful Tips – in Collingwood
If you’ve killed a few bits of greenery in your time, head to The Plant Society – a new store within cafe Mina-no-ie that comes with advice, and coffee.
Ocean Made: A Hidden Treasure in Collingwood
One of Melbourne’s leading seafood suppliers is right under your nose.
Arno Italian Espresso Bar
Good things (specifically panini and coffee) come in small packages.
Allpress Espresso Roastery and Cafe
The New Zealand coffee company has expanded with its first Melbourne roastery and cafe in Collingwood.
Now Open: Acoffee Comes to Collingwood
A sleek and sparse roaster and cafe opens in a converted garage.
Wicker, Foliage at Collingwood's New Cafe
Salads, sangas, pot plants and flowers, all under one green roof.
Simple and diet-friendly eats in a bright, playroom-like take on Scandinavian design.
The coffee comes first, but the food’s no bit-player.
Lemon Middle and Orange
Collingwood cafe Lemon, Middle and Orange proudly exudes an industrial heritage – through the space and the menu.
Proud Mary's vast roasting house is also an excellent place to sample the product and learn more about how it's made.