From a piano bar, a plant-based pharmacy, to an award-winning Blow Dry Bar & Tea House. Plus world-class cocktails and designers as well as artisan doughnuts. Check out who’s joined the vibrant corridor that is Chapel Street Precinct Melbourne.
Here are just some of the new businesses to explore in Chapel Street Precinct Melbourne.
Jono’s Piano Bar is the newest addition to Greville Street, breathing glitz and glamour into the iconic street in Prahran. On any evening between Thursday and Sunday, you’ll find a spectacular line up of performances lighting up the bar, from drag queens and cabaret performers, to jazz singers and up and coming indie artists. A celebration of jazz and cabaret music, camp fun and great food and drink, Jono’s is the perfect spot to book into for an evening out. “It’s something different every night … We definitely welcome everyone who’s a lover of music.” – Jono Francisco’s.
Dry & Tea is an award-winning Blow Dry Bar meets Tea House backed by a full cut/colour menu. Whether it’s pre-event preparation or a total hair transformation, they have it covered in the most beautiful way. Your Dry & Tea experience includes their talented stylists using the best products, to give your hair the treat it deserves. Enjoy the extensive tea offering from Tea Garden Co while your eyes feast on the beautiful floral artwork by renowned New Zealand artist Paul Hartigan.
Irregular Choice has landed in Oz! The first and only Australian store promises you a unique, fun, vibrant shopping experience that only Irregular Choice can offer. The store beautifully reflects the individuality of the collections it houses, featuring a plethora of fabrics, pattern, colour, texture and of course glitter! There’s even a family of unicorns which skip across the flower garden walls.
Australia’s first female-led green dispensary has landed right in the heart of Chapel Street. It doesn’t get more Melbourne than this. They’re a specialty pharmacy offering plant-based medicine. Head in and find a bunch of awesome pharmacists, nurses and advocates, on a mission for plant-powered change.
The team behind Smitten have a string of award winning bars behind them, including Top 100 in the World, Bar of the Year, and have developed award winning cocktails. Smitten Kitten’s head chef (ex Ezard and Gingerboy) has curated an Italian and Asian fusion menu, bringing together the best from these cuisines.
Situated right next to Prahran Market on Commercial Rd, TODCO brings the artisan touch of two brothers to create heaven in a mouthful. Skilled pastry chefs, work meticulously out of a purposely designed doughnut kitchen. Be sure to take a look through the kitchen window when you pop by. Choose from 26 yeast raised and cake flavoured doughnuts, vegan and gluten free options available.
Nestled upstairs at Chapel Street Bazaar in Prahran, Centre of You brings an unconditionally accepting sanctuary for people seeking self-discovery, growth and healing. They host a multi-modal collection of aligned events and offerings centred around facilitating personal restoration. These include Yoga, Meditation, Sound Healing, Ecstatic Dance and many more. Click here to view their upcoming workshops and events.
The Not-So-New kid on the block, remastered. Death Llama are serving up some very tasty Mexican food with a side of sass. Be sure to head in for Taco Tuesday’s, we’re talking $4 tacos, all night long. See you there.
“It was always about passion; and for me, my passion is my clients.” said founder, Joe Bananas, yes that was his real name. Though he has now passed, his legacy lives on. Joe Bananas is a family owned and operated label that was established over 40 years ago. Their designs are made for the absolute individualist. They take great pride in a genuine and old-world style of service and impart a personalised styling experience like no other.
Sona Rooms is the ultimate infrared sauna studio that’s been missing from your life, until now. They provide the community with a space to relax and rejuvenate in a peaceful, curative setting. Using infrared sauna treatments, this is your time to slow down, reset and sweat.