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Things to do in Northcote

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Community Center
“Organic cafe, organic market and groceries, a nursery, chooks, playground and even a bike repair shop! This gorgeous inner-city urban farm is a delight for families and anyone interested in great food, farmer's markets, coffee and sustainability”
  • 158 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Best local place for a movie. 25 minute walk or 5 minutes by car. All the block busters and arthouse movies too in a quaint art deco cinema.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“One of my favourite local live music venues, great atmosphere and good food! Live music played nightly”
  • 92 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Famous with tapas and variety of vegetarian dish. Try the special banquet, so delicious”
  • 69 locals recommend
Café
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“We are surrounded by parkland and native bush walks.Amazing given we are so close to the city. This is a nice stop off along the way for a coffee/ tea and scones!”
  • 69 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great pub in an old Church. Live music, garden courtyard, good food menu. Northcote classic”
  • 61 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
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“Food truck venue with bar. Indoors and outdoors. Great for a summers day. Dog friendly. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Gorgeous baked goods, great lunches and beautiful breakfasts like the scrambled eggs on brioche with mushrooms or their divine vegetable and cheese muffins. Wonderful for lounging over a long weekend brunch. Great hospitality. Free wifi.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Doctor's Office
“Coles (x2), Kmart, Post Office, Deli's, Bakery, coffee shops, newsagency, Chemist, Aldi and various fruit and veg shops.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Café
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“Great relaxed atmosphere, tasty breakfast (try the eggs Florentine) and robust coffee! ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“An atmospheric friendly low-key bar , it's an ideal venue to go for an evening or weekend drink, and you can get delicious pizza delivered from Pizza Meine Leibe from next door. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Bar
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“Stylish yet relaxed and intimate, my fav place for cocktails, wine and risotto. Sit at the bar to get the best of the tunes from the record player.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great coffee and breakfast. Get there early in the morning to ensure a seat. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“I love this place, so close, it is a crepery best crepes where you can listen to local music. Just different and we like different. x”
  • 37 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Honestly one of the best pizzas in Melbourne. Busy, but casual and welcoming vibes. Do your self a favour and order the Tessa Sopressa”
  • 23 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“Great Market for the food lovers. Continental deli for culinary delights, fruit and veg, meats, fish and reasonably priced alcohol. ”
  • 30 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Rock Club
“One of my favourite local live music venues, great atmosphere and good food! Live music played nightly”
  • 92 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Famous with tapas and variety of vegetarian dish. Try the special banquet, so delicious”
  • 69 locals recommend
Café
“We are surrounded by parkland and native bush walks.Amazing given we are so close to the city. This is a nice stop off along the way for a coffee/ tea and scones!”
  • 69 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Great pub in an old Church. Live music, garden courtyard, good food menu. Northcote classic”
  • 61 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“Food truck venue with bar. Indoors and outdoors. Great for a summers day. Dog friendly. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Honestly one of the best pizzas in Melbourne. Busy, but casual and welcoming vibes. Do your self a favour and order the Tessa Sopressa”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
“Great food and coffee. A gem of a cafe, next to a florist. The roast meat sandwiches are tasty. Plenty of breakfast and lunch options. Up there with Uncle Drew for best cafe food in the area.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Delicious Indian street food in funky fit out. Good fort family dinner or take out.”
  • 18 locals recommend

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