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A new fusion: At Thyme Bakehouse and Cafe

Thyme Bakehouse and Café @871 This newly renovated building, with new apartments above, offers a unique and oh-so-Brunswick fusion : Italian AND Lebanese bakery! For the sweet tooth  – everything from Nutella doughnuts to traditional baklava. Not so sweet? They also offer gourmet wraps, Lebanese flat breads, pizzas and quality coffee – with vegetarian  and vegan options as well! Everything […]

Put on… some new dancing shoes…

Put on @ 604   Put on is a new shoe shop at the top of the hill – with a light, open feel and excellently  presented wares. Focusing on stylish and  comfortable casual shoes, the store also stocks shoes for evening wear, bridal and a  variety of small to large bags. With many of the shoes imported from […]

New to the street – Barber Black Sheep

Barber Black Sheep @149 A modern take on an age old tradition… Barber Black Sheep is a slick reincarnation of the relaxed barber shop vibe. Offering beer and banter in a retro fitted, saloon styled interior. The attitude is ‘no rush no fuss’ style of service. Hailing originally from Smith Street, Gus was seeking the ‘right space’, which he’s excited to have […]

Hear it from… The Source Bulk Foods Brunswick

The Source Bulk Foods Brunswick @ 112 The Source – Bulk Foods Brunswick offers a unique grocery shopping experience. Here you can weigh out your own grains, nuts, teas, flours, herbs, spices, you name it – in whatever quantity you desire! Heralding unbranded and unpackaged – this new business also ticks the green buyers box, reducing your weekly waste on packaging with each […]

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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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. […]