A diverse array of friendly new neighbours have joined the Chapel Street quarters these last few months. From fitness, fashion, art, health, wealth and of course food & drink, these newcomers further add to the already eclectic array of Chapel Precinct’s truly unique offerings.
Check out some of the awesome new businesses on the block.
Dilly Daly is all about good company, good fun, and incredible food and coffee. Their vast menu includes an array of vibrant, customisable health bowls, cheeky choc chip pancakes, the tastiest take on a Benedict South Yarra has to offer (served in a croissant with pulled pork) and a fun mini menu for the little ones.
6c Daly St, South Yarra
Melbourne’s only sky-high wellness studio has come to South Yarra. UPG Studio is an extension of parent company United Physiotherapy Group offering mat and reformer Pilates, yin and yang flow yoga, and in-house physiotherapy services in a beautiful state-of-the-art space designed by Studio Ezra. Go elevate your practice and discover your optimal health with the best views in town.
11-01/9 Yarra St, South Yarra
Grandma Funk is more than just clothes; it’s an attitude. They’re all about empowering a generation of women to be confident and dare to dream, wear the clothes they want and embody the confidence to do so. Grandma Funk’s Chapel Street store is a colourful and patterned little space ploughing through the mundane world of Melbourne Monochrome.
Shop 16/430-436 Chapel St, South Yarra
A moody yet classy spot for a smooth cocktail in a dim-lit setting. Tusk High Bar is the kid brother of Tusk Cafe, only he’s a little fancier. With an interior dark enough to need to squint when going through the drinks menu – it’s exactly where you should head on a misty evening. Get yourself a cocktail, take the stairway up to the jazz bar upstairs and & sip your way to sweet content.
67 Green St, Windsor
After years of lying dormant, the heritage-listed Station Hotel ground floor has re-emerged as pioneering medical clinic, Next Practice Prahran – a reimagined doctors clinic focused on ultra-personalised care teamed with never seen before technology. Passionate about caring for the local community, the mission is to put an end to ‘assembly-line’ healthcare where doctors feel like a cog in the machine and patients feel like they are getting a cookie-cutter approach to care.
100 Greville St, Prahran
“Tonkatsu” is the feature dish here – a Japanese fried pork cutlet dish. Ton & Co use fresh Panko breadcrumbs and take it a step further by curing and “resting” / ageing their meats for around 3 days, to achieve a juicier, more flavoursome and tender meat texture. This spot is high on our must-try list!
118 High St, Windsor
KettleFit is an innovative group training gym centred around the use of kettlebells in a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) environment. Focused on improving functional fitness levels, members train towards improving aerobic stamina while building practical strength through personal training and coaching. There’s also free classes on Saturday. There’s really no excuse.
4 – 6 Duke St, Windsor
We’re going to be honest, seeing the end of Anchor on Anchor Place was a little sad – but the venues revamped Death or Glory is healing our hearts and just opened their doors. Dreamy bar staff, good beers and an incredible Sunday Roast is what you can expect. Plus there’s comedy, movies and trivia nights on the regular. The perfect place for a relaxed tipple with your friends. You’d best check it out ASAP.
218 Chapel St, Prahran
Kustom Timber’s premium range of European Oak flooring brings interior spaces to life. Launched in Melbourne in 2013 by business partners Mark Chaz and Tristan Tiller after decades of experience in flooring, Kustom Timber has built a strong reputation amongst Melbourne’s boutique builders, interior designers and renovators alike. These guys create floors for customers to live with for generations. So pick wisely. No pressure.
439 Chapel St, South Yarra
A boutique gallery in the heart of Prahran, Mur Murr Gallery specialises in bringing European art to Australia. Mur Murr, like it’s name, is so cute and small you could almost miss it. A hidden treasure on a side street just off Commercial Rd, Mur Murr pride themselves in finding the most amazing artists from across the globe and bringing their works to Melbourne to share with you. Aren’t we lucky?
39 Cato St, Prahran
A brand of Turkish heritage, SARAR’s first Australian flagship store has landed on Chapel Street. One of 500 stores around the globe, SARAR is for the more corporate folk, offering elegant and formal wear for both men and women.
457 Chapel St, South Yarra
A hub with great traditional Vietnamese coffee and fusion food lunch options. All your faves like banh mi, bao and rice paper rolls make an appearance on Madam Saigon’s menu. We heard the spring rolls are the crunchiest in town. Go and taste them for yourself.
350 Chapel St, South Yarra
Loan Market is one of the largest and fastest growing retail mortgage brokerages in Australasia. Proudly family-owned and operated, Loan Market works with a panel of 35+ lenders and supports a network of over 650 brokers across Australia and New Zealand.
403 Chapel Street, South Yarra
Crave Pizza & Fresh Pasta Bar is a sweet little newcomer to the South Yarra scene. Located on Wilson Street, forget fussy or fancy, this spot is all about top quality pizza, pastas, salads and desserts. Get your hands on a nutella pizza and you may love it even more!
Shop 1/5 Wilson St, South Yarra
A cute corner cafe that sits right on the corner of Hillingdon Place and High Street. You’ll know it straight away by the red signage and tasty looking food. They’re serving up fresh salads, sandwiches, breakfast and lunch. Perfect for Prahran locals on the run or looking to chill out with a coffee and watch the world go by. We’ve got our eye on the red velvet smoothie.
179A High St, Prahran
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Doors to the freshly refurbed Grill’d Windsor restaurant re-open on 14 May 2019 and there’s one very distinct difference. During its refurb downtime, Australian contemporary artist Anthony Lister came and went, leaving behind an exclusive artwork for burger eaters to enjoy.
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The unassuming entrance to this space will leave you delighted once you step inside and discover a beautifully transformed, open plan warehouse. A blank canvas that can be adapted to suit your posse’s needs.
A guide to the best street art south of the river… Windsor edition. For simple inspiration, or the perfect Insta selfie backdrop.