There’s been no better time to explore Melbourne Quarter, the city’s up-and-coming neighbourhood exploding with culture, cuisine, history, entertainment and experiences. Melbourne Quarter already has so much to offer residents, locals and visitors and better yet, there’s so much more to come.
Here are five things discover at Melbourne Quarter’s neighbourhood right now.
Pause in the Sky Park
A metropolitan park with an edge, the Sky Park at Melbourne Quarter is the city's first elevated park and offers those living and working in urban environments a place to relax and unwind in nature. This elevated oasis also acts as an outdoor workspace, with high-speed public WiFi, power outlets and USB points available, as well as a variety of seating options and wind-protected areas. For visitors, it’s the perfect spot to stop, relax and snap that perfect oasis selfie.
Strong Coffee Culture
If nothing else, a central drawcard to visit Melbourne Quarter is the host of food and beverage options available and at the top of the most impressive list are Melbourne coffee experts Peddler Espresso and Sergy Boy. Home Vegan Bar is another must-visit, thanks to an eclectic plant-based menu including Bulletproof Coffee.
If supporting local is as important to you as it is to us, then making the time to eat at Melbourne Quarter during your visit is a must. We have many small businesses in our mix of retailers that offer quality takeaway and dine-in options. These retailers all source local ingredients and will cater to all your cravings. If in need of a quick and healthy lunch bite, Sushi Sushi has you covered, or visit Bluebag and Fishbowl for a tasty salad that’s sure to hit the spot. Sergy Boy and Peddler Espresso offer up café classics, while the options at Home Vegan Bar are creative, healthy and delicious.
Gunpowder Walk is about to pop onto the scene
Take a trip down memory lane with Gunpowder Walk, a dynamic laneway rich in history that will bring many new retailers to ignite the senses of workers, residents and visitors alike. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a bite to eat or looking to neaten up your beard and hair at Da Barber House, Gunpowder Walk offers patrons an authentic Melbourne experience. Stay tuned for more exciting retailers to explode on to the scene.
Proximity to Southern Cross Station
Situated adjacent to one of Melbourne’s busiest train stations, Melbourne Quarter can be easily accessed by train and tram. Southern Cross is serviced by Melbourne's metropolitan trains and is the terminus for regional V/Line trains and interstate services making it the perfect destination for those visiting from Melbourne’s outer suburbs or regional Victoria.
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