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North Melbourne & Kensington

Visit historic North Melbourne for its cafes, restaurants and lively arts scene, enjoy the slower pace of Kensington, or let the bustle of Flemington's Racecourse Road keep you entertained.
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Queen Victoria Market provides an authentic shopping experience right in the heart of the city. Listed as a National Heritage building, the market is home to hundreds of small businesses and is the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere.
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As part of the City of Melbourne, Arts House is one of Australia’s most exciting presenters of cutting-edge contemporary arts.
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Flemington is the best-known and oldest continuing metropolitan racecourse in Australia.
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Code Black is a coffee roaster and café. Filter and single origin coffee is roasted onsite and the house blends change seasonally. Breakfast dishes include options like charred mushroom and roasted fennel cream.
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Looking for some bedtime reading? Find inspiration at North Melbourne’s independent bookstore, stocked with classics and new releases for children and adults.
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The White Rabbit Record Bar is a hybrid music store, cafe and bar that could leave you wondering why drinks aren't served in more record stores about town. They carry a great range of second hand vinyl.
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Born from humble beginnings in a backyard on Henry Street in Kensington, this tiny artisan microbrewery pride themselves in handcrafting exquisite beers and ales. Created using the finest ingredients, a lot of passion and hard work.
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Housed in the old WB Ellis auction house in North Melbourne, Auction Rooms is a coffee roastery and cafe, specialising in speciality coffees.
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Kensington Town Hall provides affordable spaces for large community social and celebratory functions. It also features safe spaces for young people to gather, arts activities, and community education and training spaces.
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Club Voltaire is a unique and wonderfully eccentric theatre space that hosts a dynamic array of Melbourne's emerging and established artists and acts.
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JASONGRECH is a Melbourne couture brand, specialising in couture bridal and red carpet gowns of the very highest quality.
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This compact cafe takes its coffee very seriously, grinding delicious roasted blends from local suppliers Proud Mary and Seven Seeds. Pull up a chair at the communal table, or perch by the window on an upturned milk crate.


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