A rustic wine bar from two experienced hospo names.
Lucky’s Pizzeria in North Carlton is a sweet little pizza joint that locals love.
Amal and Geoff Malouf are back in North Carlton, and they’re staking their territory.
La Luna bistro is a meaty affair and much-loved local favourite.
The Carlton North cafe is now takeaway-only, serving Turkish-style fried chicken sandwiches, more varieties of flaky borek than ever before, and syrupy choc-hazelnut baklava.
A welcome oasis for coffee lovers in North Carlton.
The volunteer-run sister cafe to the CBD’s Kinfolk has a mostly vegetarian menu that uses produce from friends’ farms, and it donates 100 per cent of its profits to charity.
A consistent neighbourhood favourite.
Italian past, Lebanese present.
An old man’s pub made cool again.
A cosy local in Rathdowne Village where you can eat, drink and play records.
It may be small, but this neighbourhood wine bar packs a huge range.
Visit this tiny bakery for knockout sweet-and-salty croissants, hazelnut pains au chocolat and asparagus and goat's curd pastries. But get in early and be prepared to queue – it almost always sells out.
A cosy deli on leafy Rathdowne Street.
An old-school butchery with a modern day ethos.
If it has anything at all to do with Italian food, it's probably here.
Sourdough made with patience.
Wholefoods sold with a personal touch.
Find them up and down Nicholson Street, and in the wide, quiet side streets.
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