Perfect for an Italian indulgence, Brunetti’s Carlton headquarters has a sophisticated Roman aesthetic, replete with marble, murals and mosaics.
Gelatissimo creates that real Italian gelato taste, in every imaginable flavour.
Selling a range of top-quality Italian smallgoods, the DOC Delicatessen adjoins the ever-popular DOC pizzeria and café.
The busy Lygon Food Store is a Carlton institution, serving breakfast or lunch, or a great cup of coffee any time of day.
The original Toto's Pizza was established in 1961, and continues to serve old-style Italian fare such as pizza, pasta, soup, risotto, steak and salad.
II Dolce Freddo on Lygon Street has won international awards for its colorful range of artisan gelati, all made fresh daily.
Just around the corner from sister restaurant, Lygon Street's DOC Espresso has carved out its own niche. There's no pizza in sight, but instead you'll find a range of authentic pastas and focacias, with great coffee to boot.
The Italian accent is genuine at DOC, where you can taste the authentic flavour of a Rome-style pizza without having to purchase an air ticket.
When a sandwich won’t suffice for lunch, head to the traditional Italian Tiamo cafe for generous servings of pasta and crunchy Italian bread.
Just a notch above its sister restaurant Tiamo, Tiamo 2 offers a more varied menu, streetfront dining outside and pizzeria warmth and atmosphere inside.
Koko Black has mastered the art of fine European chocolate making, offering indulgent moments and a luxurious experience beyond the everyday.
The Carlton salon opens late to cater for the evening crowd in the busy Lygon Street precinct.
La Latteria is a specialty mozzarella shop making Italian-style cheeses which are hand-stretched and shaped fresh every day.
Established in 1969, Universal restaurant on Lygon Street in Carlton is a perennial favourite for convivial dining with groups of family or friends.
Readings has been Melbourne’s preeminent independent bookstore and retailer of music and films for over four decades.
Readings offers customers an outstanding range of products, from cutting-edge music and DVDs to classic texts.
Museo Italiano tells the story of Victoria’s Italian community, and as you’d expect there’s a strong focus on Carlton’s Italian heritage and history.
La Mama Theatre is a cosy, intimate theatre space that has been presenting and nurturing new Australian theatre from its Faraday Street home since 1967.
Cinema Nova is Melbourne's largest and most vibrant art-house cinema complex, screening fine new-release art-house films and selected commercial films.
The Grinders Coffee original Melbourne retail store has played a pivotal role in Australia's booming love affair with coffee.
Casa del Gelato has been making delicious gelati, with the freshest fruit and natural ingredients, since 1980.
All 170 flavours are made by award-winning gelato maker Ottorino Pace using traditional methods.
Hidden in a 100 year old chapel, Eastern Market is an extraordinary clothing shop, with collections for men and women from Europe, UK and Japan.