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Excellent cafe for breakfast, lunch and soon opening for dinner

Great service and excellent place to go for breakfast and lunch, catering for coeliacs is a bonus... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Like walking into an old country town

Busy on the weekends, but well worth a stroll along, the shop fronts retain their old world charm... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Brett S
Melbourne, Australia
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Maling Road is a colourful, contemporary village offering a selection of quality homeware, gifts, beauty, fashion, cafes, fresh food and eateries that create the unique Maling Road experience. Stroll through enticing walkways and get immediately...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Maling Road, Canterbury, Boroondara, Victoria 3126, Australia
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Great service and excellent place to go for breakfast and lunch, catering for coeliacs is a bonus. Huge variety of food, great menu.

2  Thank RiaT824
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Busy on the weekends, but well worth a stroll along, the shop fronts retain their old world charm, and there are quite a few nice cafes and coffee shops, and even an old lolly shop.

1  Thank Brett S
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Love this little area of Canterbury! It has a plethora of shops and eateries. Very cute, some lovely spots.

1  Thank missdeanboroondara
Reviewed 5 January 2018

When I come to Melbourne a visit to this gorgeous precinct is a must. It is visually attractive with an amazing choice of eating options.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I have long enjoyed visiting Maling Road. It has a great variety of shops, including antiques, and many food options. It is close to public transport and always has something new to surprise me.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I'm not sure that many tourists will visit the area but our family live nearby so it's become a favourite for a couple of shops and somewhere for a decent breakfast or brunch. If you get the chance make a detour and take a look...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Took a walk up Mailing Road for the first time last week. There was such a variety of shops to visit. The children's toy shop was great with an educational feel to it. We stopped off and bought a variety of chocolates at the health...More

1  Thank Bruno Anthony M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Loved walking along here, it is full of lovely boutiques, a fabuloius book store and a fantastic antique shop. Certainly worth a visit. Parking was easy to find on a Saturday afternoon/

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic precinct in Canterbury with charming retail neighbourhood and plenty of great places to eat. Really good for families. Very little open in the evening. It’d be wonderful if there was a bit of night life. Train station is very convenient.

Thank DrSwazza
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Maling Road is a lovely old shopping strip with cafes and shops. Great for a quiet stroll and look at the old buildings, or just to stop off for a coffee and cake or lunch. There are some lovely (slightly higher priced) gift shops that...More

Thank Lady_Katie_Kate
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2 July 2017|
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Response from judijen |
Thank you, Urban Drifter. That's a good suggestion. I was wondering if there are people who take guided tours of the area and can relate its history to a group of 15 or so.