Hawthorn's leafy, sleepy neighbour has long been a sought-after postcode for Melbourne's well-to-do set; and though Kew retains its old-money roots, an influx of great cafés like Ora and Mastic has seen it become a popular brunch destination for the young and trendy too. It's also home to the Skinny Dog Hotel, purveyors of one of the finest parmas in Melbourne.
Kew area guide
The best restaurants, bars, shops and events in Kew
The best restaurants and bars in Kew
We've got time for Ora, writes non-local Nola James
More great venues in Kew
Studley Park Boathouse
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Open seven days a week, Masquerade Costumes has been hiring and selling costumes for Melbourne’s kids and adults for over 40 years. Always up-to-date...
Huge and colourful, Creative Costumes is a one-stop shop for all your costume needs. Offering a wide variety of novelty costumes, masks, wigs, hats and...