Local Area

Activities:
Docklands is close to Melbourne's main transport networks, including Southern Cross Station, and is home to Etihad Stadium and a large number of modern buildings, public spaces and artworks. Here are a few of our local favourites...

~ Enjoy walking trails along the docks, including a public art walk

~ Spend an afternoon browsing an outdoor market or lunching and shopping at one of the many shopping plazas

~ Rent a boat and spend an afternoon enjoying the water

~ Go ice skating at the O’Brien Group Arena

~ Take a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

~ Visit the Victoria Police Museum
Places to visit:
Docklands Sunday Market for recycled designer clothing and toys, jewellery, gems, locally designed clothing, soy candles and soap, homemade art, food, and so much more!

Festival Hall for night time music events and shows.

Melbourne Showboat Cruise : Board the Lady Cutler for dinner and entertainment  including Burlesque show cruises, Reggae cruises, champagne and seafood brunch, and much more!
Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes:

Bars



Alumbra Lively bar and club with oriental decor, plus an outdoor terrace, playing soul, R&B and dance music.  Shed 9, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008, www.alumbra.com.au


Bar Nacional Spanish tapas, share plates and housemade sangria in a stylish, modern locale with high ceilings. 727 Collins St, Docklands VIC 3008, www.barnacional.com.au


The James Hotel Upscale pub grub and craft beers in a spacious brewhouse with chesterfields and outdoor seating. 16-17/439 Docklands Dr, Docklands VIC 3008, www.thejameshotel.com.au



Woolshed Gastropub serving burgers and sharing plates in an open space with wood panels and exposed beams. 9,T18/161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008, www.woolshed.melbourne




Restaurants




Berth Restaurant Waterside venue with big windows, for breakfast, Italian food and casual international dishes. 45 NewQuay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia. berth.com.au



Bopha Devi Stylish Cambodian restaurant offering traditional dishes, banquet menus and takeaway options. 27 Rakaia Way, Docklands VIC 3008, bophadevi.com



Cargo A casual & dynamic eatery designed around sharing & drinking alongside the docklands harbour. 55A New Quay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, newquay.com.au



Capri European Cafe Restaurant featuring fresh Australian produce and contemporary cuisine. 28 Aquitania Way, Docklands VIC 3008, mab.com.au



Ginger Leaf Thai Proud to present a unique and tradition Thai culinary experience. 2/763 Bourke St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia gingerleafthai.com.au



Gold Leaf Restaurant Chinese dinners, plus yum cha, in a colourful space with lanterns, fish tanks and traditional art. 1 Ozmosis Harbour Town, 10-11 Star Circus, Docklands VIC 3008 goldleafrestaurant.com.au



Mill & Bakery at Central Pier "A variety of the finest baked goods.” Shed 9, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands VIC 3008, millandbakery.com



Mint-o-mustard Mint-o-Mustard is a cafe, bar and restaurant serving Modern Australian for breakfast and lunch and Indian cuisine for dinner. We serve Proud Marys coffee and have a fine selection of wines. 42 Newquay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, mint-o-mustard.com.au



New Quay Buffet Chic restaurant with white tablecloths and floor-to-ceiling windows for seafood and global cuisine. Focus on Asian food of all types. 4/6 New Quay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, newquaybuffet.com.au



Platform 28 Modern warehouse conversion over 2 roomy levels, with a casual ambiance and a diverse global menu.  82 Village St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia platform28.com.au



Renzo’s Renzo's seats 160 people with an outdoor area and serves authentic Italian cuisine and wood fired pizza 46 New Quay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia renzosbar.com