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.
A pizza shop and wine bar that is also a traditional Italian panificio.
What’s Open Over Summer: Cafes
These guys aren’t going on holiday so you can make the most of yours.
A white-walled, sun-filled cafe in Westgarth.
Eat waffles any way in this old Northcote recording studio.
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.
Ribs & Burgers in Northcote Plaza
The Ribs & Burgers crew chooses some interesting real estate for their latest venture.
The Herbert Cafe
Tucked along the Epping line, it’s a little cafe with a big character.
A notch above your average ice-cream cone, Il Melograno serves gelato the authentic way.
A raw and organic café in lively High Street, Northcote.
Kau & Co
A compact, environmentally conscious cafe.
The Breakfast Club
A small cosy space in Northcote, this sweet cafe evokes memories of childhood.
Melba organic coffee and a Middle-Eastern inspired menu.
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.
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.
Five to Try: Sydney Cafes for Freelancing
Top of the Hill
Sandwiches and one of the most original interiors in the North.
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.
All Are Welcome
A bakery and coffee shop with some unexpected treats.
Two Short Men
A friendly local cafe run by a father and son duo.
Penny Farthing Espresso
Pedal up the hill on your bike to a great little coffee spot in Northcote.
Red Door Corner Store
Enter through a red door for good coffee and a reprieve from your busy city life.
Seven To Try: Melbourne Cafes For Working Solo
Northcote’s Mesob To Open The Bar Next Door
Bring in your takeaway meal, grab a beer, and relax beneath the grass-hut bar.
Melbourne’s Best Kid-Friendly Cafes
Best Melbourne cafes for a successful outing with small people.
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.
Ever tried stretchy Turkish ice-cream?
Top of the Hill Opens in Northcote
With one of the most original interiors we’ve seen this year.
French-Algerian food from a chef with a Michelin-star background.