Yarraville is a trendy western Melbourne suburb with old Victorian architecture, good cafes, a range of restaurants and is teaming with historical significance. Take advantage of its great food and proximity to Melbourne’s city center and check out these 10 picks of the area.
Café Terroni is a quant Italian venue located in the heart of Yarraville. The intimate dining room paired with attentive staff and classic home-styled Southern Italian fare makes this restaurant our top choice when visiting the area. As soon as you enter, it feels as if you have been transported to another place and time. It is cozy and comfortable, exactly like being in an Italian home for dinner. Specials are written in chalk, the dining area is relaxed and meals exceed expectations. The food is good here; it is simple and fresh, seasonal ingredients are used. The pasta is homemade and all of the menu items are authentically Italian. You can taste the effort that has been put into every dish, so sit back, have a nice glass of wine and enjoy.
Café Terroni, 18 Ballarat St, Yarraville, VIC, Australia, + 61 3 9687 8011
As a Yarraville institution, the Alfa Bakehouse serves freshly baked goods daily. They provide catering, coffee as well as sit-in and courtyard dining. They have also recently opened a Seddon location at 97 Victoria Street. Diners have eat-in or takeaway options and the bakehouse prides themselves on meeting the needs of those in the morning rush. Their food is fresh, delicious, affordable and served quickly.
Alfa Bakehouse, 42 Anderson St, Yarraville, VIC, Australia, + 61 3 9687 6483
For artisan wood-fired pizzas, L’uccellino’s in Yarraville has all of the traditional options. They focus on one thing and do it well. They offer a minimal starters menu, but the majority of their options are simply wholesome pizzas. Their menu is honest and their ingredients make for delicious dining. They are open nightly for business.
L’uccellino, 20 Ballarat St, Yarraville, VIC, Australia, + 61 3 9689 9788