The days of living lacklustre lives in our residential boxes are (thankfully and hopefully) over. While our newfound freedom is oh-so-sweet, it feels like mere months ago that we were hanging out for the day when we could look back and laugh about the perils of lockdown. This is that day. Get an eyeful of some long-gone and relatable iso moments below. Today, getting off your couch means going further than the fridge and back to Chaps.
As we shed the shackles of a tricky year and kiss our lounge-bound desks goodbye, it’s time to revel in the warmer weather and our newfound freedom. Whether you want to wet your whistle, empty your wallet, glam up, wind down or roam free, there’s a little summin’ summin’ for every Victorian. Have a happy hola-stay in Melbourne’s adventure capital these holidays.
Over December, we’re going to be opening ‘A New Door A Day’ and celebrating all the new businesses who swung their doors open during COVID, bravely during this incredibly tough year. Stay tuned as we unveil and hail 24 new and exciting business in Chapel Street Precinct right until Santa arrives.
2020 has been far from smooth sailing for our beloved local businesses. But the good news is that our Chapel Street Precinct is still here and serving up the same beautiful gift shops, world-class bars and delicious eateries you know and love. So as you’re making your list, and checking it twice, sparing a thought for local business would be awfully nice.
Right now, it’s black and white. Now as we are opening up, please support your local faves or they may not be around when life returns to a COVID normal in 2021. We know this time is strained for almost everyone, so when it comes to buying food, clothes or any shopping you need doing, just think TWO WORDS. SUPPORT LOCAL. With your support, they’ll get through this. It’s now or never.
We know you’ve been scratching at the door waiting to burn off that banana bread! Fitness is back open on Chapel. While Chapel Street is the home of the best bites, cafes & restaurants, it’s also the best place to get your rig into shape! Put down the fries, here are some of the top places for fitness on Chapel!
It’s buzzing again already in Chapel Street Precinct. People tooting their horns, pretending to give each other high fives (COVIDSafe version). Now more than ever do we need people to support our local businesses! It’s time to get to know Chapel again. Click to watch our reopening celebration as midnight hit. The future is exciting!
Now that we are opening back up for summer, we will continue to work in partnership with the City of Stonnington & DHHS as we work to ensure the health & safety of Victorians. Click image above for the mapping of Metropolitan Melbourne’s pathway to ‘COVID Normal’.
Rejoice! Bye-bye hairy legs and nasty nails … The world of lash extensions, hair removal, tattoos, tanning and plucking and plumping is back. Clients must wear a face mask at all times (sadly no facials people). With such limited spaces, our beauty bars are filling up fast, so book now.
We’ve got the lowdown on the some of the best bars to check out, and we would know because we’re #getonthebeers. Here’s some of our favourite bars in Chapel Precinct.
Brunch is back on Chaps! Grab a buddy, a pal, or even a BAE and get your brunch on! Check out our list of some of the best places to check out in Chapel Street Precinct.
This petite Prahran street leads you gently from the iconic Chapel Street, into a warm village of art and cafes ready to serve you (safely) after stage three lockdown finishes.
Now that we’re out of lockdown, don’t forget you still gotta keep an over-sized tutu (1.5m) distance from your fellow homies. Consider yourself an unsung hero, keeping our community safe. There’s more than one way of making social distancing fun! Have a look how we’re doing it.
Grab a pre-packed spread from one of Chapel’s best cafes, head to one of our lush parks or green spaces and roll out that picnic rug you’ve been meaning to use all these years. Here’s a list of where you can find the best food hampers for a picnic in the park.
Rejoice! Hairdressers and barbers reopen in Chapel Street Precinct and we could not be more pumped! Click image above to book your appointment and get that eight month long shag under control!
One of the best things about living in or visiting the Chapel Precinct is immersing yourself in our incredible local and international art scene. Just remember social distancing!
Before this article had even started we could feel the Melburnian eyes of judgment piercing through their screens. Coffee is quite possibly THE most important part of our lives. Get your Chapel Street Precinct caffeine relief!
Dan Andrews says we can leave the house! (Woohoo!) So, why not check out some of the best street art south of the river while you’re at it.
Iso had all of us wanting to clear some space in our wardrobes. Space to fill with more stuff we didn’t need, obvs. Either way, we’re certain that now more than ever you’ll want to be heading into your local thrift shop or vintage salon.
Next time you’re heading to Chapel Street, why not explore a little further and take a stroll down to Forrest Hill Precinct?