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Shops in Northcote Part 2

July 11, 2022
Shops in Northcote Part 2

The walkability of Northcote makes it a joy for people to stroll and visit shops. Locals can indulge in the range of choices in Northcote, especially in High Street where the most popular shops and restaurants are.

In this blog, we will feature more shops and cafes that you have to try when in Northcote.

Retail shops to try in Northcote:

Before March

Before March is always intentional with their work and is adaptive of the slow fashion lifestyle. Their made to order, exclusive use of natural fibres, usage of deadstock fabrics, oeko tex-certified textiles, and upcycling materials are visible in their products as a part of their effort to promote a sustainable lifestyle. 

Store House Thrift

Store House Thrift is more than just a shop — it has a bigger purpose. All the money raised across all their stores go to Teen Challenge International Vic, Storehouse Thrift’s very own addictions rehabilitation centre.

I Dream A Highway 

I Dream A Highway houses many local favorite Australian labels focusing on unique, ethical, and sustainable production.

Keke and Kaka

This gift shop has been in Melbourne for the last five years. Keke and Kaka offers a wide range of Japanese items such as kitchen porcelains, soft and wooden toys, puzzle and board games, clothes, backpacks and wallets, stationery and decoration, and a whole lot more. Cat lovers will especially enjoy shopping in this store.

Cafes/Restaurants to try in Northcote:

Degani Northcote Cafe

Known for: TKnown for: Their vibrant interiors fitting of the cafe’s ambiance. Patrons are also a fan of their customisable dishes.

Espresso Room

Known for: Consistently serving good coffee. Frequent goers will say that it’s best to pair your coffee with their buttermilk pancakes, smoked salmon, or capsicum salsa.

Tinker Cafe

Known for: Being the go-to brunch place with efficient service. Fan favorites are sweet potato rosti, pannacotta, and waffles.

Bicycle Thieves cafe

Known for: Its adaptation of the 1948 classic, “Bicycle Thieves” in its interior, food, and even service. 

Red Door Corner Store cafe

Known for: Being the cozy brunch place that serves great shakshuka, porridge, pulled pork, fritters, eggs benedict, and more.

Cheeky By Nature

Known for: Its vegan and vegetarian-friendly breakfast and lunch options.

Barry Cafe

Known for: Its equally healthy and tasty food options for brunch. They serve their popular potato hash, omelet, eggs benedict, hot chocolate, salads, and mushrooms.

Do you fancy living in a suburb that doesn’t sleep? Then Northcote is for you. Discuss with us your property requirements and let us help you find your home at Northcote. Give us a call at +61 3 9486 2000 or shoot us an email at

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