Support your local legends - Inner city and surrounds

We asked, you answered! Here’s a list of your favourite local spots around Victoria to support when you have your next picnic with friends.

Victorians are rejoicing over the easing of some restrictions, just in time for picnic season!

If you're doubled-dosed and got the picnic rug packed for an afternoon at the park, why not treat yourself to some takeaway treats to enjoy with your friends?!

After asking for your favourite local cafes and restaurants, we’ve compiled a list of your top-notch spots to cater your park hangs.

Melbourne's inner city & surrounds


Where: 123/129 Howard St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

What: Head here for one of the best egg and bacon sangers in your life.

Find them on Instagram:  amplecafe


Bread club

Where: 558 Queensberry St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

What: Delectable pastries, baked goods, and oozey cheese toasties.

Find them on instragram: breadclubofficial


City Wine Shop

Where: 159 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000

What: Boutique wines and takeaway meal packs ranging from charcuterie and oysters to schnitzel rolls and porterhouse steak.

Find them on Instagram:  citywineshop



Where: 126 Chapel St, Windsor (and Thornbury and Fitzroy)

What: Organic spelt pizza and pasta. In other words, healthy pizza and pasta. Need we say more?

Find them on Instagram:  pizzafarro


Maedaya Sake & Grill

Where: 400 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121

What: One of the top Japanese restaurants in town, these guys have pivoted to offer an amazing lockdown menu.

Find them on Instagram: maedayasakeandgrill



Where: 410 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121

What: Some of the best coffee according to you, serving up pastries from Penny For Pound and Axil Coffee Roasters coffee.

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Penny For Pound bakery

Where: 410 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121

What: Some of Melbourne’s finest croissants, cruffins and other treats!

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Stillman Café

Where: 237 Burnley St, Richmond VIC 3121

What: “Great local café with the best coffee!”

Find them on Instagram:  stillman_cafe


Small Batch

Where: 3-9 Little Howard St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

What: Order your favourite coffees, pastries, beans, grocery items and so much more!

Find them on Instagram: smallbatchroast


Rock Salt & Vinegar

Where: 258 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066

What: Your favourite local chippery.

Find them on Instagram:  rocksaltandvinegar


Raya Melbourne

Where: 61 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

What: Online pre-order bakeshop, updating every week.

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Tivoli Road Bakery

Where: 3 Tivoli Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141

What: Bakery and café offering a delicious range of sourdough bread, sweet and savoury pastries and much more! Try their house-made croissants!

Find them on Instagram:  tivolirdbakery