Known for brewing the best espresso in Williamstown, Crowded House is a modern café with good coffee, a large breakfast menu, wifi, and an outback courtyard. Their menu include options that range from toast or buttermilk pancakes to shanklish poached eggs. They also have a range of Middle-Eastern-inspired lunch options that run later into the day. This café gets busy on weekends, so plan ahead and arrive early.
Crowded House, 48 Ferguson St, Williamstown, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9397 5526
This Italian pizza joint is authentic, fresh and delicious. Altro Pizza + Café offers a range of traditional and gourmet options for their thin crust wood-fired pizzas. They also have a small selection of antipasto options to start, salads for a side and a small dessert selection to finish. The small casual dining room allows diners to view the chefs at work with the wood-fire oven ablaze. If you are a fan of mushrooms and truffles, their farfufo is a must-try.
Altro Pizza + Café, 68 Stevedore St, Williamstown, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9397 6601
When looking for a premium fine-dining experience in Williamstown, Anchorage Restaurant is the answer. It is located on the waters edge in a historic boat shed that overlooks the marina, Hobson’s Bay and Melbourne’s skyline. Anchorage Restaurant is a fine-dining seafood restaurant that prides itself on its fresh selection of local fish and nautical feel. The dining room is elegant, and they offer all-season outdoor dining that overlooks the bay. They have an extensive wine list to accompany their seafood fare. They also have a coffee shed on-site for takeaway coffees and can cater for weddings and private functions.
Anchorage Restaurant, 34 The Strand, Williamstown, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9397 7799