St Kilda

junkyard cafe st kilda

MELBOURNE | Junkyard Cafe is a humble café located further inland than the more popular beach side spots in St Kilda. Taking inspiration from the ‘junkyard’ for which St Kilda is often referred to, the venue is purposely minimalist and laid-back, with a graffiti wall and mismatched furnishings and decor.

paper fish st kilda

MELBOURNE | Paper Fish is a casual fish and chip kiosk that’s opened as one part of the new Stokehouse in St Kilda and is inspired by owner Frank van Haandel’s memories of eating fish and chips on St Kilda beach when growing up. There’s a small selection of dishes

pontoon st kilda beach

MELBOURNE | Pontoon St Kilda Beach is the second out of three venues to open within the new Stokehouse Precinct, following a devastating fire to their flagship restaurant in 2014. Pontoon is like the rebellious middle child, being more of a casual social space as opposed to the take-away fish

newmarket hotel st kilda review

MELBOURNE | The Newmarket Hotel is a St Kilda institution that underwent a metamorphosis in 2011. with the tired old aspects of the pub giving way to something more on trend. 6 Degrees Architects revamped the space, making good use of the building’s bones to create a range of birght

united kitchen dining and tapas st kilda review

MELBOURNE | United Kitchen Dining & Tapas is located along bustling Fitzroy Street, within walking distance to St Kilda beach. Classifying themselves as a Latin American fusion tapas restaurant and cocktail bar, their aim is to ‘unite people and cultures via shared experiences’, hence the name United Kitchen. Opening in

house of crabs st kilda review

MELBOURNE | House of Crabs St Kilda is the Melbourne outpost of House of Crabs Sydney and brings a similar concept to this part of the country. That concept is fresh boiled crabs, prawns and mussels along with a selection of grilled seafood, sides and snacks in a casual, fun

pow kitchen prince bandroom st kilda review

MELBOURNE | On Tuesday evening I was invited to attend the unveiling of POW Kitchen at Prince Bandroom in St Kilda, introduced by the Melbourne Pub Group. This newly renovated live music venue offers an extensive range of cocktails and an explosion of authentic South East Asian flavours from a

pablo honey st kilda review

MELBOURNE | Pablo Honey St Kilda (yes the name comes from the Radiohead album) is a South American inspired tapas bar and restaurant located on bustling Acland Street, in the heart of St Kilda. Opened by four friends, Pablo Honey represents a trendy social space, serving a variety of unique

girl next door st kilda

MELBOURNE | Girl Next Door is a new café located in front of a boutique hotel, within walking distance to St Kilda beach. The owners are no strangers to the restaurant industry, having expanded their successful business, Sauced Pasta Bar, across a few different locations in Melbourne. Girl Next Door

araliya st kilda review

MELBOURNE | In St Kilda’s revitalised Fitzroy Street is Araliya, a restaurant specialising in cuisine maybe best described as Sri Lankan fusion, and The City Lane was invited to try it. If the name sounds familiar, perhaps you might have known its previous incarnation in Hawthorn, a 30-year staple for