Monarch Cakes and The Acland Cake Shop are highly recommended. Try to huge French Vanilla Slice or Glaced Fruit Tarts. Delicious. Readings bookshop is also a must visit. A coffee at Veludo on a sunny winter afternoon was enjoyable.
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Go with a stomach ready for lots of sweet treats because it's definitely the place to go for a galore of cakes, tarts and lots more! Recommendation of the plum cake from Monarch cake shop! So soft and fluffy and delicious. Plus, the owner is...More
Firstly, there are plenty of restaurants (a variety of cuisines) that you can find. Secondly, the tram stops right there. There are 2 stops, 1 stops right before the street and the next stop is the last stop of the tram line, where the tram...More
Great shops, great food and great vibrant atmosphere. Make this a destination for the afternoon. If you're staying in the city grab the #96 tram to St Kilda and enjoy the travel there. Its very hip and groovy and expect to fall in love with...More
Cake capital of Melbourne, by all accounts. No mean feat for a city that prides itself on its desserts, cakes and pastries. But Acland Street is in a category of its own -- some of the city's oldest and best cakes shops are here. Have...More
Small street for pedestrians only, cheap shops and cake shops. Busy in the evening, very noisy area after 9 pm. The cakes are a bit unusual for Australians who have never travelled to countries in Europe. I can only hope the kitchens look cleaner than...More
A delightful eclectic mix of eateries and atmosphere. The cake shops are a sight to behold with gorgeous creations beckoning from the windows.
Stayed for 2 weeks for a business trip. Could always find a little cafe of restaurant to visit. Near the beach and to Luna park. Amazing cake shops are a bit of a draw card. The 96 tram will take you from Melbourne CBD right...More