Owners Benjamin Vaughan and Michael Fee noticed a gap in Melbourne food scene. For years we didn’t have a good bagel hook up but Mile End Bagels changed all that. Now offering around 15 different toppings for your New York style bagel and coffee every way you could want it, Mile End makes for the perfect way to start your day. Opened 7:30am until 3:30pm everyday. | 14 Johnston St, Fitzroy




Casa Iberica translates to the house of Spain and Portugal. Now, this supermarket makes some of the worlds best produce accessible to us in Melbourne. If you like Mexican food you must visit this store. Selling tortilla pushes, maize flour, queso fresco (Mexican cheese), every hot sauce under the sun, sausages, Inca Kola and much more. Be sure to try a bread roll with your selection of cold cuts and other deli items. | 25 Johnston St, Fitzroy




Sir Charlies is named after Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy, the man Fitzroy is named after which is perfect because it is also one of Melbourne’s best cafes serving classic brunch dishes with an Asian twist. See menu. As always in Melbourne the coffee is on point and the interior design is shape. Once you get a table, you won’t want to leave. | 121 Johnston St, Fitzroy




At Das Automat you can print your own image on a range of products mostly from AS Colour stock from t-shirts, tote bags, hoodies and so on. Just show up with a usb and they can get it done. Or order through the website: | 152 Johnston St, Fitzroy


The Night Cat


The Night Cat’s central boxing ring style stage makes it a uniquely special places to see a live band. This venue can hold around 500 people but standing all around the band creates a more intermit experience. The type of music you a see at The Night Cat is quite diverse but the quality is premium. You can expert for find jazz, soul, disco and electronic acts up on stage as well as world class DJs. To see the gig guide hit the Facebook | Instagram | 137-141 Johnston St, Fitzroy




This classic Fitzroy pub has been standing for over 150 years and now they serve ice cold beers, wine and food over three levels. Grab a sit in the well lit public bar, dinner room, out the front or on the rooftop. It is the perfect place to relax and catch up with your mates. | 411 George St, Fitzroy




The Tote is Melbourne home of rock! The building it’s self has a colourful history as it was used as an illegal betting shop during the early 1900’s, which has sparked rumours of underground tunnels leading to the other corners of the intersection the building is on. Since 1980 punters have been showing up to this venue to see some of Melbourne’s best musical moments. Some of the acts that have playing here include: Nick Cave’s Birthday Party, The White Stripes, The Drones, Mudhoney, Magic Dirt, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and some many more. To see the gig guide go here: | 67-71 Johnston St, Collingwood




Vinyl for the dance floor. Skydiver was started in 2016 by three local DJs who have their fingers in many pies. From Daydreams International, Animals Dancing, Octalogic, Orca and even Everyday Coffee. Dig the deep crates into house, techno, disco, italo, synth-pop, new beat, new wave, cosmic and ambient. | A/167 Johnston St, Collingwood | 03 9995 9050




Tucked under the Victoria Park train station you will find cafe, restaurant, bar and club that is Dr. Morse open 7am until late everyday. With an Asian inspired menu and class cocktails to get you feeling right for a good old party night in the open air courtyard out the back. If you just need a coffee from Jr. Morse or your looking for an excellent dinning experience or you just want to dance the weekend away, Dr. Morse has you covered. | 274 Johnston St, Abbotsford | (03) 9416 1005




Small Scale houses three Melbourne made fashion labels specialises in high quality women clothes and accessorises. Inside the store the store you will find Post Sole Studios, FME Apparel and Trunk and Orderly. | | 342 Johnston St, Abbotsford




One of Melbourne’s best homely bars pouring quality local beer and wine. This saloon style bar plays great music and the vibe is always positive. Ritas Pizzeria take-away shop is in the same building, so here you get the best of both worlds all at your own table. The free pool table moves well so if your keen stand around and wait for your turn. | 225 Johnston St, Abbotsford | 0437 626 885




Three fellas started Bottle of Milk and Pizza Pizza down in Lorne. After much success da boyz took a punt on a place in Abbotsford and start Ritas Pizzeria with chef Daniel Spizzica formally from the Stokehouse in St. Kilda. Melbournians continuous bring up Ritas when debating the best pizza in the city and with gluten-free bases, salads, risotto, house-made pastas, beer on tap and great wines also on the menu they have something for everyone. 239 Johnston St, Abbotsford | (03) 9419 8233




This place got its name because the owner Tam Patton and Mark Reuten brought 1000’s of records from Holland to Melbourne to start what is now Dutch Vinyl. The collection is eclectic and you can definitely find a bargain in these bins. These guys take pride in their vinyl, they clean and care for the wax, so that old records play like new. They will also buy your pre-loved records too. | 269 Johnston St, Abbotsford | +61 481 882 219


HUB 301


Hub 301 owner Greg Molinaro has spent years in Melbourne’s dance music scene and his knowledge and tastes shine through in his selections on the shelves. Their is plenty of records from local heroes and the worldwide wax is always banging. You should even keep your eye out for an instore vinyl release party at The Hub, check: Facebook | 301 Johnston St, Abbotsford