We’re lucky restrictions are easing!! BUT, you still gotta keep an over-sized tutu (1.5 metre) level of distance from your fellow street homies. Consider yourself an unsung hero, keeping our community safe. Your Mum will be proud. There’s more than one way of making social distancing fun! Have a look how we’re doing it…
Imagine multiple world-class restaurants in one Drive-Thru!? “Insane… You spoil me!…This is too much!” …you yell at your screen from your food-less, barren kitchen after a long-day working from your all-but-too-familiar living room. Order direct and collect your bag of yummies from Chaps. Plus, you’ll be supporting local! Need more inspo? Watch the silly ways this guy has gone and done it…
Burn off that Iso Banana Bread! We promise your couch won’t miss you. Chapel Street Precinct’s gyms and fitness studios officially reopened on June 22 for up to 20 people.
Say ‘hello’ to sanitiser stations and single-use menus. On June 1, we joined the rest of Australia by being able to eat & drink inside our famous restaurants, cafes & pubs again (hooray)! See if your local fave has reopened for in-house dining!
Chapel Street Precinct recently unveiled ‘Chapel Innovation’, a hub for opportunity and initiatives for business owners to take part in, plus expert tidbits. This initiative explores the future of Chapel and also highlights some who bravely pivoted over COVID. This campaign is coinciding with the easing of lockdown restrictions to arm businesses with inspo.
Locations of FREE on-street parking and nearly 5500 inexpensive off-street parks in South Yarra, Windsor and Prahran, Chapel Street Precinct.
Bye-bye hairy legs and nasty nails … The world of lash extensions, hair removal, tattoos, tanning and plucking and plumping is back.
Rapid access COVID-19 testing is now available at Prahran Town Hall on Chapel Street. This means our community can be assessed by a health worker quickly & easily. You only need to visit the clinic if you meet the criteria. Drawing by @thatsnotfor.
In Victoria from 11:59 pm on Sun 21 June, the number of visitors you can have at home reduced to five. Restaurants, pubs, community halls, libraries & places of worship stayed at a max of 20 people in any space ’til 12 July. Businesses that opened on Mon 22 June, like those in our fitness sector, did so with a max of 20.
AFL Legend & Brownlow Medallist, Dane Swan, supports Chapel Street Precinct small businesses through COVID-19. Watch his daily videos that kept Melburnians updated on local offerings.
We are carefully monitoring the evolving pandemic & will continue to work in partnership with the City of Stonnington & DHHS as we work to ensure the health & safety of Victorians.
This series shows an array of colourful characters engaged in the very activities life on Chapel Street can often afford – some pamper, some pomp, if you will and even some choreographed dancing.
Most of our restaurants & cafe’s have pivoted to takeaway and delivery options so you can still support your local faves!
Here’s a snappy list of unique & award-winning places to Chap-Nap in our fab urban metropolis. Book your holastay now in Chapel Street Precinct.
The Australian government has created an online planning tool to help businesses develop a unique roadmap to keep their workplace safe and virus-free in the months ahead.
Download the COVID-19 tracing app to speed up contacting people exposed. Please join us so we can get our businesses back open sooner! Downloading will assist in protecting you, your friends & family.
Chapel Street Precinct enlisted Melbourne Megastar, Dolly Diamond, as its official ambassador to educate Melburnians on supporting small businesses during the GCC. Watch our hilarious videos that we hope put a smile on your face during this tough time.
Scomo says we are allowed to leave the house now, so why not take a trip down Greville Street? 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) over the GCC.
We know many Chapel Street Precinct businesses waited for this & we are so glad the Victorian Government announced the much needed commercial tenancy relief scheme to alleviate financial hardship faced by tenants and landlords during COVID-19.
In a Victorian first Prahran Market has launched its own online marketplace where you can order produce from one centralised spot while watching Tiger King on your couch! Delivery available 5km around the Market.
Hooray! We can leave the house! The best street art south of the river. Find your perfect Insta selfie backdrop, just remember social distancing!
Many Chapel Street Precinct bars & restaurants are now delivering their famous cocktails as part of their delivery & takeaway menu! You’re welcome.
Before this article had even started we could feel the Melburnian eyes of judgment piercing through their screens in lockdown. Coffee is quite possibly THE most important part of our lives, especially during a pandemic. Get your Chapel Street Precinct COVID caffeine relief!
We are here for you! The Chapel Street Precinct Association (CSPA) is an independent, not for profit, membership-based destination marketing business association that represents over 2,200 commercial properties and businesses in South Yarra, Windsor & Prahran.
We’re the first & largest retail precinct in Australia to welcome furry friends into over 450 Chapel Street Precinct businesses! Take a look at the list & plan your post GCC trip with your pooch!