1. Windsor Castle
It wouldn't be a Windsor without a castle and Melbourne's no exception. Nestled in the back streets, the iconic Windsor Castle features tropical beer garden cabanas, great pub food and a cosy fireplace. Perfect for a royally good time all year round.
89 Albert Street, Windsor
2. Hawker Hall
You won't get a Windsor card without first wrangling a table at Hawker Hall. This casual pan-Asian eatery from the Lucas Group (Chin Chin, Baby) serves up street-food inspired dishes in a mock hawker hall, along with matching tap beers. Be prepared to queue.
98 Chapel Street, Windsor
3. Messina and Pidapipó
Make your way through a world of flavours and weekly specials at Gelato Messina, voted the best gelato in Australia by the Good Food Guide. Compare and cast your own vote after a sweet stroll to Pidapipó Gelateria. Tip: check out the gelato cakes and Nutella tap.
Gelato Messina, 171 Chapel Street, Windsor
Pidapipó Gelateria, 85 Chapel Street, Windsor
4. Jungle Boy
Escape the hustle and bustle of Chapel Street at hidden cocktail bar Jungle Boy. Open the cool-room door behind the sandwich counter at Boston Sub and discover the secret entrance. Perch up at the bar, sip cocktails from tiki mugs and piña coladas.
96 Chapel Street, Windsor
5. Tokyo Tina
Meet Tokyo Tina for a fabulous foray into modern Japanese street food. Expect kingfish tataki, DIY pork belly bao and karaage chicken, plus ramen and poke bowls. Japanese beer, sake and cocktails complete the Tokyo snapshot. Book ahead for boozy bingo brunches on Saturdays.
66A Chapel Street, Windsor