Rustica Canteen Hawthorn
Much better than your high school canteen. Trust us.
A spacious cafe with a DIY attitude.
Gontran Cherrier Hawthorn
The famous French boulangerie’s second Melbourne location.
Pizza Religion Hawthorn East
Cheap, cheerful and unexpectedly good suburban pizza.
Hakata Gensuke Hawthorn
A seriously supreme ramen shop.
5:00pm - 10:00pm
A cafe collaboration by a bunch of the best, doing more than your average flat white.
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A beautiful spot inspired by a family navy tradition.
A family-friendly cafe you can count on.
Owner-chef Greg Feck runs an all-day menu inspired by his global travels and time working with Jamie Oliver and Ben O'Donoghue.
Grab an organic baguette to go, or stay for a full breakfast.
Mr & Mrs Anderson
A former Michelin-star chef doing Japanese-Scandinavian fusion.
Macarons are the main game at this patisserie, but the pies are worth your dollar too.
A minimalist cafe and roastery from Industry Beans’ former head roaster.
Something for everyone, from superfoods to southern fried chicken.
Feels like breakfast at a mate’s place.
Where the menu appeals to everyone, even kids.
The first serious coffee destination in Hawthorn.
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The famous French boulangerie opens a second Melbourne location.
Bread and Jam for Frances
Book lovers will find sanctuary at this cute cafe.
Porgie & Mr Jones
Don't be fooled by the diminutive shopfront. It opens up into a bustling, multi-roomed cafe.
Lights in the Attic
Head here for adventurous breakfasts.
Finders Keepers Cafe
Small in size but big in heart.
Axil Coffee Roasters
A cafe and roastery by a couple with serious coffee credentials, including an Australian barista championship.
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Common Ground at Hawthorn Common
With a focus on people and the community, Hawthorn Common aims to bring people together over a shared love of good food, coffee and fresh produce.
Come for the coffee, stay for the vinyl.
Modern Indian cuisine from the cousins behind St Kilda’s Babu Ji.
Step in and sample more than 600 whiskies.
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From a travelling juice van to bustling shop.
A men's streetwear store stocking the established and the yet-to-be.