Review: A Girl Called Jayne, Elwood

The Overview… Replacing the less than impressive Turtle Cafe (but still retaining their great coffee) A Girl Called Jayne gives you a reason to start walking to the end of Ormond Road again! The Details… If there’s anything that makes me sad about leaving Elwood, it has to be this great new cafe. It was great…

Review: Lezzet, Elwood

Recently revamped and renovated, Lezzet has returned with a new menu offering fine dining Anatolian cuisine in its unassuming Brighton Road restaurant, and we were invited in to try it! Lezzet sets the balance perfectly for its Elwood clientele offering upmarket surroundings but with a casual feel. The interior is intimate, decorated with many gorgeous…

Review: Miss Alex & Co, Elwood

I can’t believe I haven’t already reviewed this place, being so close to home it’s one of my go-to brunch spots! Miss Alex is situated on Brighton Road, and does a great all day menu and some yummy cakes. It’s a popular brunch spot, but still manages personalised service and a cosy feel. Miss Alex…

Review: Butler’s Den, Elwood

Butler’s Den is now permanently closed. One thing I love about Melbourne is if you wait long enough to go to a restaurant, the restaurant will eventually come to you – or it’s little sister will! Glass Den in Coburg has been on my to-visit list for months, so imagine my delight when they decided to…

Review: D’Gusto Thai, Elwood

D’Gusto Thai (122 Ormond Road) is one of the many restaurants in Elwood Village. It serves a huge range of freshly prepares Thai food, including all the usual favourites: soups, curries, stir fries and a great range of entrees. Read more to find out whether it’s worth a try.

Review: Ms. Elwood, Elwood

Ms. Elwood is the latest addition to Elwood’s Ormond Road, serving up Asian Fusion in a sleak, funky environment. We visited on only it’s second day open, and just – w0w – from the seamless service, to the amazing food Ms. Elwood just raised the bar for Bayside dining…

Review: The Turtle Cafe, Elwood

The Turtle Cafe is situated on the junction of Ormond Road and Glenhuntly Road in Elwood. It serves an all day menu with a good range of breakfast options and a smaller choice of lunches…

Review: Jimmy Jamz

Jimmy Jamz (130-132 Ormond Road, Elwood) is one of those local gems you always hope no one else knows about. Unfortunately, situated in the heart of Elwood village, it’s generally bustling from lunch time most days. It’s bare brick interior and cute courtyard out back give it a modern feel but there’s definitely something homely…