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Cool Places to Eat in Melbourne this Weekend

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Melbourne is known as the foodie capital of Australia, and for good reason! We've got a smorgasbord of options for cool places to eat, the hardest part is choosing which one to go to.

We feel you! This is why we've created the Chief Active Getaway Guides to give you a snap shot of the best places to eat, explore and indulge across Melbourne. Whether you're a visitor to the city or a local, our guide gives you an awesome snap shot of our favourite spots all within a 5km radius of the city.

Download our free Active Getaway Guide for Melbourne here.

Here are our top spots to check out this weekend!


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Coffee

Central Hub
Industry Beans - 3/62 Rose St, Fitzroy
Our Favourite: The cold drip and cold brew combo which are served in tiny little bottles and poured over an ice cube. Drunk separately but enjoyed together!

South Scene
Serotonin Eatery - 52 Madden Gr, Burnley
Our Favourite: The Golden Latte as even it comes with a smile! Read more about Serotonin Eatery here.

Bay Side
Padre at South Melbourne Markets - Corner of Cecil and Coventry St, South Melbourne
Our Fvourite: A signature blend to take away and a bag pre-ground for later!


SOS Cafe Image by @thebrekkiebowl

Brunch

Central Hub
Sir Charles - 121 Johnston St, Fitzroy
Our Favourites: The Beet It has to be our pick of the bunch – the bright purple smashed beetroot with poached eggs, goats cheese and nuts is the perfect mix of colour, sweetness and crunch. Read more about Sir Charles here.

South Scene
SOS - 5/177 Toorak Rd, South Yarra
Our Favourites: The Tiramisu Pancakes for a guilt free sweet treat and the Primal Plate bursting with veggies and bacon, both of which are gluten and dairy free. Read more about SOS here.

Bay Side
Matcha Mylkbar - 72 Acland St, St Kilda
Our Favourites: The mushroom latte is certainly worth a try and we can’t go past their vegan eggs (coconut and sweet potato) with a selection of sides. Did someone say mushroom bacon? Read more about Matcha Mylkbar here.


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Healthy Treats

Central Hub
Raw Trader - 10 Sutherland St, Melbourne
Our Favourite: We have three words for you, Almond Snickers Cake. Need we say more?

South Scene
Pana Chocolate - 491 Church St, Richmond
Our Favourite: The Raspberry Punch cake which is literally, just that!

Bay Side
Happy Place at South Melbourne Markets - Corner of Cecil and Coventry St, South Melbourne
Our Favourite: The "I Love Oprah" smoothie, a delicious blend of figs, dates, blueberries, oats, activated pecans, almond milk, nutmeg, cinnamon, maple syrup and infused with Monga Waratah for Empowerment (love!) Read more about Happy Place here.


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