In a little pocket on its own, this ’burb has the wide-hipped streets of a country town and is fiercely loved by locals for its communal feel. The Drunken Poet, The Last Jar and Twenty and Six Espresso draw in interlopers like us, but there’s much more to discover.
The best restaurants in North Melbourne
Mork Chocolate Brew House
Cacao is the new coffee, according to Mörk’s new concept store-cum-chocolate lab
This cozy North Melbourne cafe is sure to please. Although slightly hidden from the main street view, Beatrix is well worth the search
Auction Rooms Café
Full of hot young things and cool old things, the Auction Rooms café and roastery serves tram-trip-worthy coffee