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Melbourne is known for the Australian Open, cool cafes and buzzing nightlife. But, in case you didn't know, there are some really awesome laneways to check out when you're in this Australian city. Below are our top five picks. 


Hosier Lane

Tucked away off the busy Flinders Street is Hosier Lane. Out of nowhere is this laneway full of modern street art covering the walls, blue rock paving and artists hanging out.

Grab a coffee or delicious smoothie at Good 2 Go.

7-9 Hosier Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000


Central Place, Box Hill

Central Place is the city’s most popular laneway, and you might even recognise it from pictures.

Lined with small cafes and street art, it’s buzzing with locals and tourists and it’s a perfect spot for food and coffee with a distinctly European feel. 

Enjoy brunch at Jungle Juice Bar with menu items including Haloumi bagel, Chilli con carne and juices. 20 Centre Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000

For dinner treat yourself at Miss Saigon. This Vietnamese restaurant has a range of options like beef and chicken based pho, fresh rolls, smoothies and more. Central Pl, Box Hill VIC 3128


Meyers Place

Located off Bourke Street, this laneway has a great nightlife with plenty of small bars which line the pathways.

Meyers Place is the city’s oldest laneway bar and is decked out with vintage interiors and it definitely worth a visit. 

20 Meyers Place, Melbourne, VIC 3000



Named after Australian legendary rockband ACDC, this lane is located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD just off Flinders Lane.

It’s a short and narrow laneway but it’s full of ‘rocking’ street art.

And to all of those rock n’ roll fans out there, head to Cherry Bar for live music and drinks. Acdc Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

Enjoy a meal at Pastuso, a Latin American restaurant serving up traditional street food, desserts and more. 19 Acdc Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000


Tattersalls Lane

You will find Tattersalls Lane between Lonsdale and Little Bourke in Chinatown. This laneway is full of quirky graffiti walls, bars and restaurants.

Check out Section 8, an alternative outdoor hangout created from a shipping container with DJs spinning tunes. 27-29 Tattersalls Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

Enjoy Indian food at Gaylord. You can’t go past their Tandoori chicken. And on Friday and Saturday nights, live classical music is played. 4 Tattersalls Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000