A Guide to the Inner West
A diverse, welcoming community
Altona North is defined by the people who call it home. Locals and visitors alike share in the same sense of discovery when they stumble across a newly opened spot to eat, or uncover a hidden gem that has been around for generations.
Every great eatery should have a specialty dish, and at this understated cafe on Pier Street, The Rock A Bye is our brunch of choice.
Indulge your love for Texas-style brisket, short rib, pork belly and beef with a peppery crust that falls apart on your plate at Burn City Test Kitchen in South Kingsvillle.
The Newport Lakes Reserve is a peaceful reserve that sits just around the corner from The Fabric, boasting plenty of electric barbecues, picnic spaces, a dog park, play equipment, two big lakes and a nature trail.
Enjoy a scenic bike ride along the Maribyrnong River, from Altona North past Footscray Community Arts Centre. Ride north towards Essendon, or south to Williamstown Beach.