Andrew McConnell’s fancy butchery.
Choose from 1500 beers to take home, or drink in and match with a cheese plate
Belles Hot Chicken Fitzroy
The Colonel’s got nothing on this fiery Nashville-style fried-chicken joint.
Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel
Sean Donovan has taken the historical hotel back to its roots.
An indoor fish pond and full glass roof make this one of Melbourne's quirkiest venues.
Peko Peko (Fitzroy)
Otsumami's smaller and less formal sister restaurant.
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Shop Ramen Fitzroy
Delicious broth and handmade noodles in a cosy package.
Tarlo & Graham – Fitzroy
A homewares haven that conceals from taxidermy zebras to a one-off Rhys Lee painting.
Pizza Farro Fitzroy
Spelt pizzas and vegan cheese are menu staples at this modern pizzeria.
Fitzroy Mills Market
Held every Saturday, this is a prime spot to pick up fresh produce for the week ahead.
Harry & Frankie Fitzroy
A north-side iteration of the Port Melbourne wine bar.
Billy van Creamy Fitzroy North
Natural gelato near the Edinburgh Gardens.
Best Cocktail Bars in the CBD
Sometimes, beer and wine just don't cut it. In those times, you need cocktails. Be it a well-made Negroni, or a complex, multi-layered sipper, Melbourne has a wealth of places to partake. These are our favourites, ranging from casual spots, to table service venues where the staff wear waistcoats. But without fail, they all know their spirits.
A wine bar repping Europe’s Eastern Bloc, right down to its most obscure wines.
Pairs a mid-century European fit-out with modern, effortless cool. Try toasties and coffee in the morning; and oysters and wine at night.
The Stone Hotel
A historic Fitzroy pub with a modern interior.
More cocktails by The Everleigh in a dark, candlelit bar next door.
Labour in Vain
A little bit gritty, a little bit dingy, but with its heart well and truly in the right place.
1:00pm - 11:00pm
A bourbon bar on Brunswick Street that celebrates the things that make American drinking culture great.
Cocktails, fine liquor, obscure beer and sport aren’t obvious bedfellows, but it works here.
Old-school Fitzroy cool, constructed by tacos and craft beer.
The Shady Lady
Like drinking at your cool grandma’s house.
Fitzroy’s oldest and best-loved pub still has its soul after a refurb.
Four old hands are behind this no-fuss bar, which is complete with ferns and a fireplace.
The Rooks Return
A local’s bar for locals and visitors alike.
An understated blink-and-you'll-miss-it bar in Fitzroy.
Coming Soon: Beatbox Kitchen Fitzroy
Raph Rashid’s burgers, doughnuts and a nostalgic chicken sandwich are headed south from Brunswick.
An unpretentious spot for great beer, live music and authentic Philly cheesesteaks.