Whether you’re on the way to the MCG or headed home, stop at these East Melbourne spots to fuel up.
01 George Street Cafe
Take a seat in the window at this gem, and tuck into traditional fare, like fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches and homemade sausage rolls, accompanied by a coffee or milkshake.
02 The Tippler & Co
Check out the list of craft beers and cocktails at this hip bar and eatery. Whether you’re after a snack or something more substantial, you’ll find it on the sharing menu.
03 GG Restaurant & Bar
With its views of Fitzroy Gardens, this is the perfect spot to recover from a tough afternoon game. The seasonal European menu is a crowd pleaser.
04 Geppetto Trattoria
The food of the Puglia region is the focus here. Book the pre-night-game banquet and enjoy antipasto, salad and a choice of main course for $45.
The Tippler & Co, East Melbourne Simon Shiff