Support your local legends - North of Melbourne

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 northern suburbs

Mister Hoffman

Where: 85A Hoffmans Rd, Niddrie VIC 3042

What: Café serving modern Australian fare with old-world charm.

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Wide Open Road

Where: 274 Barkly St, Brunswick VIC 3056

What: Specialty Coffee roasters sending coffee straight to your door.

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Where: 49 Rathdowne St, Carlton VIC 3053

What: Restaurant serving up European cuisine that you can take away or prepare at home!

Find them on Instagram:  epochahope


Sunnyside Café

Where: 24 St Hellier St, Heidelberg Heights VIC 3081

What: Your friendly neighbourhood café serving up delicious coffee

Find them on Instagram:  sunnyside.hh



Where: 4 Saxon St, Brunswick VIC 3056

What: Hot Food, cold wine. Cake boxes, flowers, and grazing boxes.

Find them on Instagram: theodor.es_


Capulus & Co

Where: 9 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056

What: Espresso bar serving Allpress coffee outside the front window of their home.

Find them on Instagram: capulusandco



Where: Shop 6 30 Janefield drive Bundoora,

What: woodfire pizza, pasta, risotto, seafood, and much more!

Find them on Instagram: armaniis_uni_hill


Il Pasticcino

Where: 64 Edwardes St, Reservoir VIC 3073

What: The finest Italian bakery of sweet and savoury items.

Find them on Instagram: il.pasticcino.64


Uncle Drew Cafe

Where: 23 Groom St, Clifton Hill VIC 3068

What: Delicious coffee and fresh baked goods, including fresh bread and pastry from Tivoli Rd Bakery.

Find them on Instagram:  uncledrewcafe


No. 19 

Where: 214 Union Rd, Ascot Vale VIC 3032

What: Local café dishing out takeaway packs featuring homemade delicious items!

Find them on Instagram: no.19society


Cirelli & Co

Where: 454 Albion St, Brunswick West VIC 3055

What: Takeaway pizza, antipasto, and fresh homemade pasta.

Find them on Instagram: cirelli_co


Vorea Polaris

Where: 8 Copernicus Cres, Bundoora VIC 3083

What: Takeaway specials that will suit any picnic.

Find them on Instagram:  voreapolaris


Near & Far Bar

Where: 373 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065

What: Local and imported craft booze delivered to your doorstep

Find them on Instagram: nearfarbar