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An outside shot of the dining area at Welcome to Thornbury showi
Photograph: Graham Denholm

Thornbury area guide

The best restaurants, bars, shops and events in Thornbury

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Thornbury's enjoyed a gentrification boom in recent years, but it still walks the line between scruffy bohemian and upwardly mobile. The beautiful art deco Thornbury Theatre hosts bands and other events.

The best restaurants in Thornbury

Northern Git

Northern Git

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • price 1 of 4

Time to head north, steak fans

Rat the Cafe

Rat the Cafe

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • price 1 of 4

A waste-free approach and compact menu showcasing the best of the season makes this Thornbury cafe a cut above the rest

Fish on High

Fish on High

  • price 1 of 4

Number 844 High Street Thornbury has been a purveyor of fish and chips in Melbourne for so long they remember when rock was young and Elvis was thin. The...

Wolf and Swill

Wolf and Swill

  • 4 out of 5 stars

The pizzas are flying, the tunes rolling and the seats all taken at this recent addition to Thornbury

The best bars in Thornbury

Northern Git

Northern Git

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • price 1 of 4

Time to head north, steak fans

Joanie’s Baretto

Joanie’s Baretto

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • price 1 of 4

Beer, wine and aperitivi are front and centre at Thornbury’s Italian boozer

Wolf and Swill

Wolf and Swill

  • 4 out of 5 stars

The pizzas are flying, the tunes rolling and the seats all taken at this recent addition to Thornbury

More great venues in Thornbury

Free to Feed

Free to Feed

Cook delicacies from other cultures alongside a person creating a new life in Melbourne

What's on in Thornbury

PUP

PUP

Once they've released their fourth album in April, PUP is making a comeback to Australian shores

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