Clifton Hill area guide

Restaurants, bars, shops and events in Clifton Hill

Exterior at Royal Hotel
Photograph: Roberto SebaRoyal Hotel

From 19th century cesspit to exemplary gentrified neighbourhood. Though you’re boxed in by north-east arterial roads – Heidelberg Road, Hoddle Street and the Eastern Freeway – Clifton Hill’s neat Victorian-era shopfronts are a pleasure to poke around.