Restaurants

This Borderland

Restaurant

This old-school diner does three-cheese poutine, beef brisket burgers, deep-fried pickles and slices of classic cherry pie. And every item on the menu can be made vegan.

Shop Ramen Preston

Restaurant

Take a low stool and slurp up Tokyo-style ramen loaded with handmade wheat noodles and untraditional toppings.

Stray Neighbour

Restaurant

A restaurant and bar with as little or as much class as you need.

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Takeaway Pizza

Restaurant

American-style pizza and tunes until late.

Chew Burgers

Restaurant

A local burger joint next to The Raccoon Club.

Dexter

Restaurant

Pig’s head buns, hot meat doughnuts, prime cuts with salted caramel. Dexter is in a league of its own.

Cafes

Arepa Days

Cafe

An arepa cafe serving the Colombian flatbread snack with spiced hot chocolate, sugarcane juice and Aussie-style coffee.

Contraband Coffee Traders

Cafe

Specialty coffee at the Preston Market.

Pomona Cafe

Cafe

A gluten-free paradise that's also kid-friendly.

Pearl Oyster

Cafe

Nana-chic with a pan-Asian flavour.

Sartoria

Cafe

Fifty years of family history underpin this modern cafe.

Moon Rabbit

Cafe

Moon Rabbit supports its local community by selling jaffles, coffee and house-made slices.

Bars

The Raccoon Club

Bar

A local craft beer watering hole with a laid back atmosphere.

The Kraut Bar

Bar

Jukebox classics, cocktail samplers and free pool Fridays.

Hard Rubbish

Bar

The DIY spirit is alive and well at this cheap and cheerful north-side bar.

Tallboy & Moose

Bar

An Englishman, a Canadian and plenty of fresh beer.

Shops

Plantsmith

Shop

Choose from more than 200 varieties of greenery, including architectural “jungle cacti” and fishtail palms, and get advice on how to avoid killing them while you’re there.

Pinky's

Shop

Pinky’s is brimming with clothing, homewares and books among literal wall-to-wall art.

Audacious Monk Cellars

Shop

A bottleshop and bar that feels like a mature sharehouse (in a good way).

Elk Preston

Shop

A uniquely Melbourne fashion and accessories brand.