Up until recently, Northbridge – especially West Northbridge – didn't have much to choose from in terms of cafes. Now though, it's a different story. The cafes here are homely and comfortable, with diverse offerings, from rapper-themed toasted sandwiches to breakfast burritos.

Braddock’s Dispensary


A heritage building transformed from chemist to cafe, with counter salads, sandwiches and cakes.

180 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge

Kafka Coffee Shop


The cups here are handmade, and the coffee is good.

62 Fitzgerald, Northbridge

Tuck Shop Cafe


Pair your flat-white with a cheese cransky.

1/180 Newcastle Street, Northbridge

Lil' Toastface


These are toasties that Ghostface Killah himself approves of, that's more than enough reason to check this place out.

179 William Street, Northbridge

Little Willy’s


9 years in the game, and Little Willy's brings big flavours. Besides the bread, it's all made onsite. Make sure you grab the breakfast burrito.

267 William Street, Northbridge

Sayers Sister


The fitout here is as eclectic as the menu.

236 Lake Street, Northbridge

Little Bird Cafe


Stunning cakes are the hallmark of this not-for-profit cafe.

100 Lake Street, Northbridge

Flora & Fauna


Edible flowers beautify every dish at this vegetarian cafe.

4 70 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge

Cafe Pastel


There are only two things to buy at this little bakery: coffee and picture-perfect Portuguese custard tarts, baked fresh every 15 minutes throughout the day.

3/201 Northbridge Street, Northbridge