Support your local legends - South 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 southern suburbs

Allora Cucina

Where: 135 McKinnon Rd, McKinnon VIC 3204

What: Your favourite local Italian.

Find them on Instagram: alloracucina


Applehead Deli

Where: 100 Latrobe St, Mentone VIC 3194

What: Some of the best local coffee and out of this world sandwiches.

Find them on Instagram:  appleheaddeli


Assaggini wine bar and restaurant

Where: 1C Albert St, Mornington VIC 3931

What: Local Italian wine bar and restaurant offering takeaway.

Find them on Instagram: assaggini_


Bo Gurks

Where: 244 Nepean Hwy, Edithvale VIC 3196

What: Takeaway pizza, beers, brisket and cocktails!

Find them on Instagram: bogurks


Edithvale General Store

Where: 38-40 Munro Ave, Edithvale VIC 3196

What: This Grand Final Weekend, These guys will be serving up hot pies, hot chips and jam donuts all weekend to help you kick into finals mode.

Find them on Instagram: edithvalegeneralstore


Huff Bagelry

Where: 112 Koornang Rd, Carnegie VIC 3163

What: Sweet and savoury bagels, order online using the SKIP app.

Find them on Instagram: huffbagelry


Hyde N Seek

Where: 6 Yertchuk Ave, Ashwood VIC 3147

What: Local café slinging coffee, all day breakfast and DONUTS!

Find them on Instagram: hydenseekcafe



Where: 1183 High St, Armadale VIC 3143

What: Indian restaurant serving up delicious and fresh food, available in takeaway packs.

Find them on Instagram:  junoonindianrestaurant


Little Olive Café

Where: Mount Eliza

What: a vintage style, travelling café on the mornington peninsula.

Find them on Instagram: littleolivecafe


Via Torino

Where: Shop 12/1A Grange Rd, Toorak VIC 3142

What: Italian Restaurant and wine bar offering up delicious takeaway from their pasta bar.

Find them on Instagram: viatorinomelbourne