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Sink a pastry at the ever-composed Baker D. Chirico, then take tree-lined Mary Street to Beaconsfield Parade. Cross Catani Gardens to the foreshore and stroll along the beach to landmark Stokehouse where you can choose from fish ‘n’ chips, casual grills or upstairs dining. A little further along the strand is longstanding, luxe Donovans. Head inland, past Luna Park and all the way up Carlisle Street to cosmopolitan Balaclava. Find Monk Bodhi Dharma for killer coffee and vegan meals then head past cafes and two-dollar shops to contemporary Turkish Tulum.

  1. Baker D. Chirico
    Artisan sourdough, impeccable tarts, perches for coffee. 
  2. Stokehouse
    Seaside dining: formal upstairs, fish and chips and casual grill downstairs.
  3. Donovans
    A Melbourne classic: upscale Italian food overlooking St Kilda beach.
  4. Monk Bodhi Dharma
    Hidden cafe with next wave coffee and vegan eats. 
  5. Tulum
    Elegant and modern Turkish food; simple bistro setting.

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