Choose from 1500 beers to take home, or drink in and match with a cheese plate
Andrew McConnell’s fancy butchery.
Tarlo & Graham – Fitzroy
A homewares haven that conceals from taxidermy zebras to a one-off Rhys Lee painting.
Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel
Sean Donovan has taken the historical hotel back to its roots.
Belle's Hot Chicken Fitzroy
The Colonel’s got nothing on this fiery Nashville-style fried-chicken joint.
Harry & Frankie Fitzroy
A north-side iteration of the Port Melbourne wine bar.
Peko Peko (Fitzroy)
Otsumami's smaller and less formal sister restaurant.
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Billy van Creamy Fitzroy North
Natural gelato near the Edinburgh Gardens.
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.
Bars in Fitzroy
Fitzroy has a busy, eclectic and sometime hectic bar scene. It is certainly Melbourne’s – and possibly Australia’s – biggest and most thriving place for a cocktail, beer on tap and a night on the tiles. Brunswick Street and its surrounds bustle with drinkers going between rooftop bars, band venues, nuevo-speakeasies, straight up-and-down pubs and cocktail and wine bars. And while they are all densely packed all destinations in Fitzroy are different. We’ll help you find what you’re looking for.
Five to Try: Sydney Cafes for Freelancing
Community and coffee meet in this Fitzroy espresso bar by Dimattina.
Coffee and a minimalist menu, served from some pretty prime real estate.
Proving that good things come in small packages.
A Fitzroy baking institution with Eastern European influences.
Delicious and reliably good cafe food.
The Breakfast Thieves
Breakfast and lunch options from a range of cuisines.
No frills and no gimmicks – Atomica Caffé is just great coffee.
It’s not the newest. It’s not the most obvious. But it is one of the most loved local cafes in Fitzroy.
An all-day Parisian-style diner taking you right through from morning croissants to late-night cheese.
This small croissanterie has made headlines around Australia and the world.
Asian-inspired brunch on the corner of Johnston and Brunswick Streets.
Another warehouse cafe with coffee roasted on site.
A cosy cafe with hearty home-style cooking.
A modern, airy cafe set against a Scandinavian-influenced backdrop.
Despite the Germanic origins of its name, Mitte offers modern Australian breakfast cuisine with an epicurean flair.
Mrs Hopper Opens on Fitzroy Street
Sri Lankan street food and cocktails at a bar inside St Kilda restaurant Araliya.
Six to Try: New Spots in Fitzroy
A tiny Japanese diner, a restaurant named for a gangster’s wife and South American rotisserie chicken arrive in the north.
Sourdough and croissants baked in an old recording studio.
It's been through many changes in management, but Market Lane coffee and a solid food menu keep this one on the level.
Breakfast tapas from the team behind Bomba, Green Park and The Kettle Black.
A tiny cafe dedicated to the simple pleasures of toast.
Single origin coffee and tales of cold-blooded murder come together at Proud Mary's second cafe venture.