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Best known for its bargain designer and seconds shopping along Bridge Road and Swan Street, vibrant Richmond is also the place to go for Greek or Vietnamese food, languid all-day breakfasts and great live music.
Richmond is one of the Melbourne's earliest settlements and these days is where many of Australia's finest fashion designers have their factory outlets and seconds stores – pick up bargains at Mimco, Country Road and Atelier. Stop on Swan Street or Bridge Road for lunch in a restaurant or café, many of which offer a genuine taste of Greece. Church Street is the place to go for designer furniture and objets d’art. Try for a booking and savour the tastes at stylish mod-Oz restaurant, Pearl.
Nearby Victoria Street, or Little Saigon, is the heart of Melbourne's Vietnamese community. Wander among the long stretch of eateries, bakeries, butchers, fishmongers and grocers and grab a bite along the way. Don't expect white linen tablecloths and hovering waiters – Victoria Street is about the hustle and bustle of fast, fresh and exceptional Asian food at a bargain price.
Bars and live music thrive in Richmond, the Corner Hotel being one of Melbourne's most famous intimate live-music venues, hosting big-name bands alongside obscure newcomers. Just across Swan Street, Dizzy's Jazz Club is known for its quality acts. Sip a cocktail in refined surrounds at Der Raum, or celebrate the hops and tour the Carlton & United Breweries’ brewhouse in Abbotsford.
From the city, you’re just 10 minutes from Richmond. Take the number 70 tram from Flinders Street to Swan Street or number 109 from Bourke Street to Victoria Street, number 48 or 75 from Flinders Street to Bridge Road. Alternatively, jump on the train and travel just one stop from Flinders Street Station.