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Published July 16th 2018
Yarraville is six kilometres west of the Melbourne CBD. It has a delightful village feel with quirky shops, cool cafes, and a classic cinema
Shopping in Yarraville
Yarraville Village is based around Anderson Street and has a range of delightful cafes, restaurants, and stores.
Alfa Bakehouse is at 42 Anderson Street and offers freshly baked bread, gourmet pies, croissants, and other delicious treats, to go with your coffee. A great review is here, and they are open from 6am daily (7am on Sundays), and close 5pm.
Yarraville Village Farmers Market is held indoors on a monthly basis on a Saturday in the Masonic Hall on the corner of Willis Street and Canterbury Street, in Yarraville. There are usually around 30 stalls selling handmade goods, clothing, and artworks.
The Village Store is at 6 Anderson Street and sells fresh produce, cheese, meat, and pasta. The store is open from 7.30am to 8.30pm Monday to Saturdays, and from 8am to 8pm on Sundays. For more information, click here.
Woven Cafe is at 175B Stephen St in Yarraville. Woven has an all-day breakfast menu, that includes waffles, classic eggs benedict and a huge breakfast sandwich. The lunch menu includes croquettes, burgers, and a range of other tempting treats. They are open 7am to 3.30pm on weekdays and 8am to 4pm weekends
Cornershop is another local favourite. They serve breakfast until 2pm and bacon and egg on brioche, rice pudding and perfectly poached eggs. The lunch menu includes braised meatballs, zucchini and mint fritters, and other inventive dishes. Cornershop is at 9/11 Ballarat St, and opens from 7.30am to 4pm Monday to Wednesdays, till 10pm Thursday and Fridays, and opens on Saturdays from 8am to 9pm, and Sundays from 8am to 4pm.
L'uccellino is at 20 Ballarat Street in Yarraville. The restaurant serves up fresh pasta specials, steaks, and traditional pizzas. A great review is here. They open 6pm Monday and Tuesdays, and 5pm at other days.
Attractions in Yarraville
Yarraville Gardens are in the eastern part of the suburb (corner of Sommerville Road and Hyde Street). The gardens have ovals and a playground, with plenty of room for a picnic under the trees. For further information, click here.
Sun Theatre is a well known Yarraville attraction at 8 Ballarat Street with art deco architecture and six screens. Click here for information on the movies showing this week. They are next to Yarraville station, and there is plenty of parking behind the cinema.
How to get to Yarraville
Yarraville is less than 20 minutes drive from the city. The train station in Yarraville takes you into the heart of the village and several bus routes also service the area.
Thanks for promoting my local community :) A point of correction though, I think you mean the Yarraville Markets in the Masonic Hall and not the Yarraville Farmer's Market which is held every 3rd Saturday of the month on Beaton Reserve in Fehon St Yarraville.