Bourke Street Mall
West of Swanston St marks the beginning of the Bourke St Mall. This pedestrian mall unusually includes two tram tracks; don’t worry,...
This Parisian-style shopping arcade was built between 1869 and 1870 and is Melbourne’s oldest; the upper walls retain much of the...
Federal Coffee Palace
Grab a takeaway coffee or sit among the city atmosphere, with tables beneath the colonnades of the GPO and space heaters to keep you...
The casual kid sister of posh Kenzan makes the best sushi rolls in Melbourne. Yes, there’s spicy tuna, but it also ups the ante with...
Driver Lane · interesting places nearby
This sumptuous hideaway has the air of an exclusive gentlemen’s club. Overstuffed leather couches, private booths lining the walls and excellent service complete the picture. It’s the perfect place to work your way through a wine list. Its street-level little sister Penny Blue is more of the same décor wise, but with big street-side windows and outdoor seating that suits afternoon imbibing. They spin some great tunes from the dj cage, but the staff can be a little offhand.