Many restaurants are for students and staff at the University, and are not open in the evenings. However, there is a strong cafe culture in Parkville. Many locals head to Lygon Street or Sydney Road for better dining options.
6. Are there any good pubs?
Naughton's is a good venue for a cheap pizza, and beer, during the weeknights.
7. What are the houses like?
There are many terrace houses, and apartments are in short supply. There has been a huge number of student apartments built around the campus over the last decade.
8. Is it expensive to live there?
At $1.2 million for an average house, this suburb is for the wealthy. Units have been known to go for around $600,000.
9. How do I get there?
Route 19 tram line runs up Royal Parade. There is also a train and tram line that passes through Royal Park.
Tram on Royal Parade
10. Any other important information about Parkville?
The Capital City walking and cycling trail runs through the top of Parkville, and is a great way to get active, and escape the busy city streets.