Freshly baked sourdough, single origin coffee and Nancy Wilson on the record player.
Northcote Social Club
An important part of Melbourne’s live music scene since 2004.
Now Open: Cornerstone of Northcote
Superfoods, charcoal “lemonaid”, probiotic sodas and nutrient-rich salad bowls are the game at this family-friendly cafe.
Field Black Opens in Northcote
There’s a hidden kids’ area and dogs are welcome at this new cafe with breakfast gnocchi and sticky-date hotcakes.
Ribs & Burgers in Northcote Plaza
The Ribs & Burgers crew chooses some interesting real estate for their latest venture.
A Spanish Booze Store for Northcote
The guys behind the city tapas bar are importing wine straight from the source with their new boutique bottle-o.
A pizza shop and wine bar that is also a traditional Italian panificio.
Northcote Social Club: 10 Years of Memories
Courtney Barnett, The Basics, The Kite String Tangle and NSC manager Andrew Mansfield share their best (and loosest) stories.
Poke the Bear Opens in Northcote
Ryan Cassidy, formerly of Truman Cafe and Veruca Salt, moves into the old Radio Mexico Norte building.
All Are Welcome at Northcote's New Bakery
Lesser-known pastries, Everyday Coffee and church pews on High Street.
Now Open: A Northcote Brunch Spot Inspired by Backyard Chickens
Little Flock moves into the site formerly occupied by Merricote on the Westgarth strip, with house-smoked meats and house-cured fish on a menu with nods to Eastern Europe.
Northcote’s Mesob To Open The Bar Next Door
Bring in your takeaway meal, grab a beer, and relax beneath the grass-hut bar.
Ever tried stretchy Turkish ice-cream?
A bar devoted to literature, whiskey and snacks from Ireland.
A diverse, extensive collection of women’s clothes, jewellery and accessories, with a focus on sustainability.
A white-walled, sun-filled cafe in Westgarth.
Step inside a beautiful maze of organic wholefoods.
A bright cafe with healthy on the mind.
Northcote’s New Homey Beer Bar Is Very Low Key
It’s froths and no fuss, every day of the week at this new spot on High Street.
Northcote’s biodynamic Italian wine bar.
A raw and organic café in lively High Street, Northcote.
Kau & Co
A compact, environmentally conscious cafe.
Vintage furniture, imported directly from Europe.
A notch above your average ice-cream cone, Il Melograno serves gelato the authentic way.
The Herbert Cafe
Tucked along the Epping line, it’s a little cafe with a big character.
The Breakfast Club
A small cosy space in Northcote, this sweet cafe evokes memories of childhood.
A boutique bottle-o importing wine straight from the source.
More than 100 crates of jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop and more.
A wholly untraditional pizza joint that’s lots of fun.
Vegetarian Israeli street food, served fast.
Melba organic coffee and a Middle-Eastern inspired menu.
It’s froths and no fuss, every day of the week.
Lovingly handmade, unique pieces that shy away from mass production runs and favour a little bit of personal history
A 19th-century church turned barnyard style bar with music always playing, in Northcote.
Joe's Shoe Store
The ideal place for a couple of quiet pints.
Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant
Eat with your hands in Northcote.
Sookie La La
A retro-inspired lunch spot.
The Botanical Store
A playful dispensary where you can make your own lip balms, body lotions and tea blends.
No dairy, gluten or sugar? No worries.
Northcote’s much-loved fine dining restaurant Estelle has a casual diner offering next door.
For The Love Of Pizza
A Northcote local pizza heaven.
A tasteful venue for a relaxing drink on the edge of Northcote.
Welcome to Thornbury
Six food trucks, 35 beer taps and 699 of your closest friends.
Poke the Bear
A pun-tastic cafe with a Bali-inspired vibe.
A degustation-focused fine diner by chef Scott Pickett.
Better Wetter: A Water Ballet and Pool Party at Northcote Pool
Melbourne's "least-professional" water-ballet squad is back.
Top of the Hill
Sandwiches and one of the most original interiors in the North.
Harvest Wine & Liquor
A well-priced collection of local and international bottles.
The Aquarium – Vintage & Costume
A colourful underwater-themed vintage and costume shop in the north.