The Phoenix: On the rise…

The Phoenix Bar & Restaurant @ 113. Revisiting and recreating the scene from many years ago, with set tables, white tablecloths and great service, this old classic has come to life again. Returning to one of its original names – Phoenix Hotel, it is great to see activity on the wider paved corner of Union […]


Joe Smalls comes to Sydney Road…

Joey Smalls Cantina @ 284 This cosy renovated bar and restaurant boasts architecturally inspired design that transforms this space into what one reviewer describes as “vibe central”. From the creators of the successful Chuckle  Park/Deli and New Guernica in the city, this lush venue, perched near Aldi, is sure to promise the same quirky and intimate space for Brunswickians to […]


Welcome to Anime Town…

   Anime Town @ 728 Bringing something new and unique – a store for the dedicated anime and manga fans out there! Anime Town has a fantastic range of scaled figures,gundams, neodorids – something for the hobbists and diehard fans alike.It also offers a painting booth service and spray paint guns. With a friendly and passionate owner, […]


Asas Perfumes on the hill…

  Asas Perfumes @ 654 Have you spotted Sydney Road Brunswick’s new perfumery at the top of the hill? YES, a perfumery in Sydney Road ! How’s that ? How amazing ! Asas Perfumes offers unique oriental perfumes, fragrances and essential oils from Dubai, with Arabian ‘oudh’ (which is really a popular ‘wood’ fragrance). They […]


Zozo Abaya – COLOURS FROM DUBAI

As you can see, the colours in the outfits at ZoZo are beautifully strong and vibrant. Wonderful fabrics that drape well & create fabulous designs, brought to us from Dubai. With the long sleeves and entra length for those needing coverage, they must be such a pleasure to wear. The shoes are pretty spectacular too, […]


From The Press: NEW BUZZ IN BRUNSWICK

Straight off the press – From John Smith At Barber Black Sheep   NEW BUZZ IN BRUNSWICK There are two new kids on the block at 149 Sydney Road – Barber Black Sheep and Pop Up 149 – and owner Gus Lundt is ecstatic about the move from Fitzroy to Brunswick. “I had a small […]


From the Press: NEW VINTAGE – OPENING SOON

PRESS RELEASE – Melbourne Vintage – From Ilana Tulloch COMING SOON to Sydney Road Brunswick…. Longtime Brunswick purveyors of vintage collectables and mid-century style, Melbourne Vintage are excited to announce the opening of their new store on bustling and lively shopping destination Sydney Road. For over ten years Melbourne Vintage owners Elaine Reyes and Mitchell […]


Korean dining flavour comes to Sydney Road with Gue @51

  GUE Brunswick Korean Restaurant @51 With stream lined interior design and a contemporary, post industrial aesthetic, GUE is a beautifully laid out and well designed restuarant located at the southern end of Sydney Road.     Fusing modem delicate flavouring with traditional dishes, GUE has been impressing its patrons from its very first customer. […]


Hair design, beauty and psychic readings at Deus @579

DEUS HAIR DESIGN Rather a gorgeous ambiance in this elite hair salon. Simple but with a classy personality, the service and products available exceed your expectations. Having been in the business for 28 years, Marie extends her services to all hair and make-up applications, bridal hair designs, waxing, masseur availability and specialises in the physic […]


Pamper yourself at the new Happy Nail Salon @423

A long list of personal and professional services are offered here at Happy Nail Salon. Very keen to please, the team are most accommodating and friendly, with large comfy chairs to have a snooze whilst be pampered. The shop has been refurbished and has a bright & cheery decor with particular care taken in creating […]