McCoppins Bottle Shops
Hundreds of varieties of beer, wine and cider.
Anthony Femia's Favourite Shops
We grill one of Australia’s most respected cheesemongers on where he buys his produce.
Julia Ostro’s Favourite Shops
To celebrate our new book, we rummage through the larder of this passionate Melbourne author and cook to discover the ingredients behind her recipes.
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.
A shiny retail concept on Johnston Street selling books, records, T-shirts, jewellery and more.
A treasure trove of handcrafted vintage-style frocks, with a sewing classes held up stairs.
Congress Arrives in Collingwood
Kangaroo pastrami, pulled pig’s-head croquettes and Dutch spice cake are the hallmarks of this flexible restaurant-slash-wine bar.
Thoughtful designs made in luxurious and unexpected fabrics.
It doesn’t matter if you live in a shoebox – this spot has functional furniture and homewares to suit.
A permanent store for book distributor Motto.
House, techno, Italo, disco and Balearic from a trio of respected Melbourne DJs.
Quality clothing made and designed in Melbourne.
Books, art, design and records. All the things that make us happy, in other words.
A green haven in the back streets of Collingwood.
Grab a growler or sit in.
Made in Melbourne and highly coveted design objects, home wares and lighting.
One of Melbourne’s leading seafood suppliers.
There are thousands of records, but expect to find some Dylan, Bowie, Zappa and Springsteen in the mix.
A Natural Habitat in Collingwood
If a vast cocktail list, sharing plates and mounted wall displays filled with moths sound like your kind of thing, you’ll feel right at home at this new lounge on Smith Street.
Piccolina’s Polished New Collingwood Gelato Temple
Sit at the bar with a cone – or a granita – and watch pastry chefs prepare gelato in a Smith Street shop designed by Hecker Guthrie.
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.
Spare some time at this friendly streetwear store and communal space.
Paradise Alley Opens in Collingwood
Bevy slinger Laura Twomey moves into Easey Street, with a little help from her friends.
Hand 2 Hand
Curated men's streetwear in Collingwood.
Terror Twilight Arrives in Collingwood
Hootan Heydari and Jono Hill’s Johnston Street diner grows up.
Ocean Made: A Hidden Treasure in Collingwood
One of Melbourne’s leading seafood suppliers is right under your nose.
To the Shops: High Street, Armadale
No longer just cafes, antiques stores and bridal boutiques, High Street, Armadale has transformed into one of Melbourne's best shopping strips, with an array of local and international fashion labels.
Theic Tea Bar’s New Brew in Collingwood
Coffee has a new contender in the form of Theic Tea Bar in Collingwood, serving 24 types of specialty tea without a bean in sight.
Kim Soo – Homewares From Seminyak To Collingwood
Inside this store in a laneway behind Smith Street you’ll find antique batik tables and handcrafted goods from Indonesia, from a mother and daughter team.
Lemon, Middle and Orange Opens in Collingwood
New Collingwood cafe Lemon, Middle and Orange proudly exudes an industrial heritage – through the space and the menu.
Fancy a no-nonsense burger for breakfast, served five storeys up, inside a train carriage? This is the place for you.
Melbourne’s Best Bottle Shops for Craft Beer
Looking for new and interesting brews? Here are five of the city's best bottle shops for exploring craft beer.
Wicker, Foliage at Collingwood's New Cafe
Salads, sangas, pot plants and flowers, all under one green roof.
Smith Street Alimentari
An Italian-ish cafe and food store with excellent takeaway options.
Phamily Kitchen is a Collingwood modern-Viet joint.