Bridge Road: A re­tail trea­sure trove

Dis­cover a re­tail trea­sure trove

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AF­TER YOUR BRIDGE ROAD ex­pe­ri­ence you will walk away say­ing, “What a find!” It could be a new favourite cof­fee shop, the out­fit you’ve been dream­ing of, or a must-have piece of fur­ni­ture. Welcome to Bridge Road, a Mel­bourne shop­ping and din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence like no other, only mo­ments from the city cen­tre.

Bridge Road is home to world-class bars, award-win­ning restau­rants, cafés and gela­te­rias; value-for-money fash­ion bou­tiques that present qual­ity pieces and first-class cus­tomer ser­vice; and an en­vi­able range of home fur­nish­ing stores that of­fer house­hold name sup­pli­ers as well as eclec­tic fur­ni­ture de­sign­ers and an­tiques traders. Whether you’re spend­ing a day splurg­ing in the shops, catch­ing up with friends for a laid-back lunch, plan­ning home im­prove­ments or meet­ing some­one spe­cial for a quick cock­tail or a long din­ner, the legendary precinct epit­o­mises the city’s love of food, fash­ion and style of­fer­ing a truly per­sonal ex­pe­ri­ence.

Bridge Road is among Mel­bourne’s pre­ferred stops for fash­ion shop­ping. With ninety-five per cent of Bridge Road’s fash­ion hot spots lo­cated be­tween Hod­dle Street and Church Street, unique bou­tiques are rep­re­sented along­side qual­ity ev­ery­day wear, all-bud­get for­mal and bri­dal cou­ture, pop­u­lar brand names and much more.

Bridge Road is a haven for well-priced fash­ion trea­sures, of­fer­ing a per­son­alised ex­pe­ri­ence like no other.

A de­li­cious early morn­ing cof­fee or a long, un­hur­ried break­fast; a quick, healthy lunch or a cel­e­bra­tory din­ner; a glam­orous cock­tail on a night out, a clas­sic pub meal af­ter a rous­ing game of foot­ball: Bridge Road has some­thing for all oc­ca­sions.

Along­side gor­geous her­itage pubs, new cafés and bars are bloom­ing all the time. Voted 22nd in World’s Best Bars, The Col­lec­tion trans­ports pun­ters to an­other era, serv­ing South Amer­i­can fare and amaz­ing cock­tails.

Brighten up a Sun­day af­ter­noon with an award-win­ning gelati from Fritz Ge­lato or fill your shop­ping bags with de­li­cious bounty from Rich­mond Hill Café & Larder, Bridge Road’s res­i­dent ex­perts in cheese, ham­pers and char­cu­terie.

Get­ting to Bridge Road from the city is easy. It’s only a short tram ride from Mel­bourne’s Flin­ders Street. Just jump on the #48 or #75 tram.

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Photo: Kristof­fer Paulsen.

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