A fresh contemporary café boasting on-trend digs and photo-worthy cuisine, the Grange Road Egg Shop is a favourite amongst the Toorak community. Modern Australian fare influenced by cuisines from across the globe, their all-day menu serves up all the favourites with an innovative twist.
A Toorak institution rich in character, this family-owned Italian eatery has been feeding the local community for over 40 years. Loved for its laidback atmosphere paired with highly-rated authentic cuisine, Romeo’s of Toorak serves up classic pastas, wholesome mains and authentic sweet crepes.
Taking inspiration from its name, this energetic on-trend restaurant caters for all your daily needs. From early morning breakfasts through to dinner and evening drinks, Manhattan’s modern cuisine is centred on local produce, nourishing ingredients and sophisticated flavours.
Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie is a family-owned institution with a passion for Artisan baking created with high quality ingredients. Showcasing traditional French recipes, this local house of indulgence is renowned for its fresh pastries, lush cakes and European home-style breads.
Light and spacious with a lovely neighbourhood charm, it’s not hard to see how this local haunt has found its place in the Armadale foodie scene. Serving up unique brunch creations designed to intrigue your tastebuds, Mammoth is loved for its top feeds and highly-rated coffee varieties.
Contemporary and sleek, Toorak Cellars isn’t your run of the mill bottle shop. It’s an ideal combination of a store and boutique wine bar, showcasing a rotating selection of their favourite drops. Alternatively, grab a bottle from the shelf to enjoy then and there with a ploughman’s board to match.
Architecturally converted horse stables adjacent to picturesque heritage gardens, The Stables of Como is not just your typical coffee house. Home to beautiful functions, high teas and picnics, their cafe serves up top coffee and an all-day menu created from locally sourced products and seasonal produce picked from their own organic garden.
Bringing authentic Naples-inspired creations to the Melbourne foodie scene, +39 Pizzeria is committed to traditional Italian fare created with love. Showcasing longstanding family recipes, genuine ingredients and high quality local produce, a must try is their signature wood-fired pizzas.
Renowned for being one of Melbourne’s best French eateries, it’s a place to experience authentic Parisian dishes within a warm and rich ambience. Elegant by nature, the service is first rate, with the beautifully curated plates being created with high-quality locally sourced produce.
Living and breathing craft beers and top-notch wines, this laidback drinking house is all about quenching your thirst. Self-proclaimed foodies, their a la carte dining is designed to cater for a drink in one hand, making sure their guests can immerse themselves in the flavours of their first-rate beverage menu.
Zia Rina’s Cucina is much loved for its honest homestyle Italian cuisine with a modern flare. A la carte dining paired with a selection of handpicked Italian wines, the kitchen likes to keep their guests on their toes with their popular 3-course set menu changing nightly.
A striking art deco icon of the Armadale community, the Orrong Hotel is a local pub oozing a traditional charm. While the bistro serves up classic pub fare on a daily basis, the true action is in the front bar, which is known to be a hive of excitable sports-lovers come game day.
One the oldest in the neighbourhood, the Malvern Hotel is a humble local pub with classic bistro dining and a bustling front bar. Proudly Victorian, this local haunt loves to support its community, pouring local boutique beers and wines and sourcing locally-grown, seasonal produce.
Don’t be fooled, there’s ample pedigree in the simple, satisfying Japanese toasts and sandos at Lokall. Owners Steve Lim and Dean Little met in the kitchens at Supernormal – the latter was also head chef at Cumulus Inc – before opening up their own place in busy Burnley. Their signature three-cheese toastie melts cheddar, mozzarella, Grana Padano and gooey béchamel over fluffy house-made shokupan bread, while the chicken in their katsu sandos is brined in koji for a whole day. ...
Renowned for their lush pies and indulgent sweets, Tartine Gourmet Foods and Catering is both a quaint local café and a go-to for wholesome takeaway. Invest in one of their gourmet curries and hearty stews packed and ready to go or settle into their tasty bites and freshly brewed coffee in store.
Phillipa's Bakery is where you can enjoy homemade treats and baked wholesome food with all the hard work taken care of. Using family recipes and natural ingredients, Phillippa’s specialises in artisan breads, sweet and savoury tarts and an array of tasty takeaway provisions.
Club Social is a humble and laidback café renowned for its top-quality coffee brews and photo-worthy feeds. Boasting genuine local vibes and quirky neon décor, their breakfast and lunch menu is packed full of variety and flavour, with flexible options available for dietary requirements.
Light classics, guilty pleasures and wholesome bowls; the Coin Laundry offers a diverse range of seasonal brunch delights, proudly prepared with locally sourced produce. With a nod to the building's origins of a laundromat, this eccentric coffee house and eatery keeps the locals loyal with its laidback nature and top-notch coffee.
Nestled within a quaint historic building, Cooper and Milla’s is a modest fine-food store with all the goods. Dishing up nourishing seasonal dishes, an array of fresh salads and indulgent cakes and treats, it’s perfect for a relaxing dine-in meal or a quick lunch on the go.
Armaru Restaurant is fine dining without the attitude, offering unique tasting menus and curated wine pairings by their in-house sommelier. Designed to challenge the concept of modern Australian fare, this intimate eatery turns ‘dining out’ into a culinary journey enjoyed by many. cuisine
Tivoli Road Bakery is a tucked away gem offering freshly baked bread, savoury and sweet pastries and no-fuss lunches. Known to be one of Melbourne’s best bakeries, their tasty food is paired with top quality coffee, making it a go-to for morning and afternoon bites.