Find a burger on Sydney Road, Indian in the back streets, vegan Vietnamese and more.
Where to find coffee and food in the inner north suburb.
What’ll it be? An elegant wine bar or a rock’n’roll American barbeque spot? We’ve got both, and everything in between.
Find the finest food and coffee east of Lygon Street.
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This Canberra-based coffee roaster has made a real name for itself on the east coast. Visit this outpost and you’ll understand why. At any time, there are at least 20 outstanding coffees listed on its “freezer menu”.
From the team behind Small Axe Kitchen, this spot has a seven-metre terrazzo bar and floor-to-ceiling shelves stocked with Italian cold cuts, cheeses, pickles and take-home meals such as gluten-free lasagne.
With only the word Green on the window – Green Refectory is a slim, spirited space where food is the hero.
The best doughnuts in Brunswick.
Brunswick’s sweet spot for specialised cakes and macarons.
A patisserie for Francophiles.
If only every cafe had this much personality.
A friendly stop for bagels and coffee next to Jewell Station.
A dedicated porridge, bagel and coffee bar supporting Melbourne’s homeless, and distributing free school lunches.
Here, a single bar of chocolate takes four weeks and eight steps to make - and you can watch it all happen.
Pasta for breakfast?
An affordable Middle-Eastern bakery, cafe and grocer.
A neatly designed cafe that easily caters for vegans and vegetarians.
A melting pot of the culturally diverse inhabitants of Brunswick.
The new home of old Rue Bebelons' famous pastrami roll.
A well-executed cafe and roasting house.
A heritage-listed landmark with a satisfying brunch menu, Proud Mary coffee and free wi-fi.
A family-run cafe that’s serious about coffee.
Don’t let the name fool you – this is much more than a little corner store.
All-day dining at this Thai-infused cafe on Sydney Road.
It’s attractive enough, but this cafe is less about flashy Instagram-ready food and more about simple things done well.
Japanese- and Korean-inspired food, coffee roasted in-house and 97 seats.
All about family, from the owners to the customers.
Order some breakfast and play table tennis while you wait.
Lucy Lockett may have lost her pocket, but Brunswick’s found an all-day gem.
An organic roastery, cafe and event space that keeps things simple.
A sustainable eatery that embraces Melbourne’s artistic community.
Proof that family friendly cafes can be civilised and serve cocktails.
There’s nothing minor about this little weatherboard cafe-conversion.