Best Cafes in Carlton
There's a strong case for Carlton being the original home of Australian espresso - the suburb has a rich Italian and European immigrant history. <br>These days it's much more diverse, but that undercurrent of great coffee and food has never really faded. Here are our picks.
Best Cafes in South Melbourne
In South Melbourne, you really can't beat the main attraction – the market. Between all the wandering around, tasting samples and lugging bags of shopping, after a certain amount of time you'll need to find coffee. There's a lot to choose from in this charming, leafy suburb. Here's the best of a brilliant bunch.
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.
A white-walled, sun-filled cafe in Westgarth.
Eat waffles any way in this old Northcote recording studio.