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Carlton North area guide

The best restaurants, bars, shops and events in Carlton North

Diners outside the front exterior at North Carlton Canteen
Photograph: Graham DenholmNorth Carlton Canteen

Carlton North is the most charming of suburbs, with leafy roads, cafes and grocers with top-notch produce, and some great old-fashioned boozers. It's in stark contrast to the frantic hustle of Lygon Street in Carlton itself.