Sir Charles, Fitzroy

Open plan, minimal and loud Sir Charles is everything quintessential about Fitzroy brunch. Yet the menu is anything but, with some unique takes on some brunch classics.

Crave Pizza and Fresh Pasta Bar, South Yarra

Crave Pizza and Fresh Pasta Bar, recently under new management, is winning South Yarra over one smile and one great pizza at a time. Dine in, take away or order for free delivery and open until 1:30am on the weekend you’ve really no excuse not to try this place.  

Cafe Louis, Fitzroy

Cafe Louis, which sits just off Brunswick Street provides an uniquely relaxing and spacious brunch experience in the heart of Fitzroy. Shunning the usual grungy vibe in favour of dark wooden furniture and a clean, minimal finish there’s a real air of grandeur to this new cafe.

Montibello, Montmorency

Montibello was packed to the rafters when we visited mid week. With top quality, classic and affordable Italian food it’s easy to see why this Montmorency newcomer is becoming a real hit with the locals.

$10 lunches at Pran Central

Are these Chapel Street’s most affordable lunches? Pran Central have launched their range of $10 lunches and we thing they’re offering pretty good bang for you buck!

Two Kings Cafe, Bentleigh

Family friendly, vegan friendly, everyone friendly – Two Kings will warmly welcome you, and whether you go for one of their long-standing classic breakfast dishes, or something more creative from the specials board, you’re bound to leave happy!

Piccolina, St Kilda

Just in time for summer Piccolina has opened up it’s newest store in St Kilda’s Acland Street – minutes from the beach and with a delicious range of gelato and vegan sorbets to choose from we know it’ll be a hit. 

History Cafe Grill, Essendon

Bold and bright, History will greet you with pops of orange before giving way to a more naturally styled interior and a menu that caters from morning until night!

Thai Rani, Black Rock

Thai Rani is a super cute local Thai restaurant with a surprisingly creative menu! Don’t let it’s suburban location fool you: while they’ve got the classics covered, you’ll want to try some of their delicious desserts and more adventurous choices on the menu.

Kalamaki, Windsor

Classic Greek food, casual space, beer or cocktail on the side – an ideal Windsor haunt, perfect for a quick post-shopping or pre-night-out meal. 

Fourth Chapter, Prahran

Fourth Chapter is a beautiful space. Large white walls and ceilings with thoughtfully spaced hanging baskets that add a rich green to the overall aesthetic, this is a perfect environment for those bright, sunny summer days. Add in the gorgeous courtyard out at the back and you can’t go wrong.