Where to Eat & Shop in Melbourne

Where to eat?

Here’s our pick of the eateries in Melbourne’s CBD actively supporting worthy causes.


Iki-Jime

The latest from uber chef Shannon Bennett. Sustainably caught in Australian waters. 430 Little Collins Street, Melbourne.
ikijime.com.au


Vue de Mond

Sustainability was top of mind when it was fitted out with more than 50 innovative technologies. Level 55S, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne. www.vuedemonde.com.au


Calia

A unique restaurant and retail space, Calia is equal parts international star power and local, down-to-earth goodness. Emporium Melbourne, Shop 8, Level 3, 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.
calia.com.au


Higher Ground

Whether it’s for solo coffee, tasty tête-à-têtes or feasts with friends, this innovative foodie favourite has the perfect space for you. 650 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne.
highergroundmelbourne.com.au


Kinfolk

Kinfolk Cafe is managed by volunteers and their profits are redistributed to partner charities. 673 Bourke Street, Melbourne.
kinfolk.org.au


Good 2 Go

A coffee shop and social enterprise that supports young people by offering real work experience. 7-9 Hosier Lane, Melbourne.
youthprojects.org.au


Polepole

Pronounced pol-eh-pol-eh, this restaurant/ bar is named after a Swahili word meaning ‘go slowly’. Level 1, 267 Little Collins Street, Melbourne.
polepolebar.com.au


Quists

Quists Coffee Shop uses beans that contribute to the social, economic and environmental sustainability of coffee production at its origin. 166 Little Collins Street, Melbourne.
www.quistscoffee.com.au


Where to shop?

For ethical fashion and gifts that supports artisans passionate about their craft.


Beechworth Honey

Local producer Beechworth Honey offers tastings of more than 30 honey varieties at their Block Arcade store. 282 Collins Street, Melbourne.
beechworthhoney.com.au


The Cats Meow

Supporting independent Australian designers, The Cats Meow is the purr-fect place to stock up on locally made fashion. Degraves Street Subway(under Flinders Street), Shop 9, Campbell Arcade, Melbourne.
www.thecatsmeow.com.au


Melko

With a focus on ethical and sustainably made products, Melko stocks clothing and jewellery from Brazil and other parts of South America. 18 Howey Place, Melbourne.
www.melko.com.au


Clementine’s

For gourmet food, gifts and homewares exclusively made in Victoria. 7 Degraves Street, Melbounre.
clementines.com.au


Radical Yes

Known for their distinctive leather shoes, as well as a fully-vegan range, Radical Yes makes a conscious effort to be sustainable. 554 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne
radicalyes.com.au


Guild of Objects

Retail store, exhibition space and craft workshop that buzzes with community spirit. 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy.
guildofobjects.com


Kuwaii

With a focus on slow fashion and cool-butclassic cuts, Kuwaii makes clothes to last. Shop 7-8 Cathedral Arcade, 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne.
kuwaii.com.au


Roberts & Hassett

Bespoke footwear is painstakingly crafted at Roberts & Hassett using centuries-old shoemaking techniques. Level 1, 2 Somerset Place, Melbourne.
roberts-hassett.com.au


Funkis

A local company influenced by Swedish design, Funkis crafts their trademark funky clogs from natural veggie-dyed leather and sustainable plantation timber. The Strand, Shop 12, 250 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne.
funkis.com


Elk

Contemporary fashion, accessories and handcrafted leather goods. Proud supporters of UNICEF and the Go Green initiative. 182 Little Collins Street, Melbourne.
elkaccessories.com/au


Obus

Womenswear of exceptional quality, made with sustainable materials and fibres. Shop 5 Cathedral Arcade, 37 Swanston Street , Melbourne.
obus.com.au


The Gently Unfurling Sneak

Fashion and artwork at The Gently Unfurling Sneak are all based on designer Anika Cook’s vibrant, surrealist illustrations. 629 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne.
gentlyunfurling.com