Where to Eat Like a Local in Northcote

Your favourite eats on the Rise.

The votes are in. 


We are completely spoiled on Northcote Rise, particularly when it comes to food. 

Whether you’re in the mood for a bottomless brunch, a fine dining experience or more traditional cuisine, you honestly can’t get better than the Rise. 

Over the past few weeks we’ve asked you about your favorite venues to wine and dine, Rise style, and as promised, here are the results. 

Happy Eating! 



202 High St. Northcote, Vic, 3070 



Part deli, part bistro and part bar, Zsa’s caters for all your food cravings no matter the time of day. 

Grab a fresh baguette with salami and cheese for a cozy weekend at home, or dine in for that shared exquisite experience. Zsa’s will make you feel like you’re sitting in a vibrant European city. 

Showcasing the classic dishes to the nostalgic and just plain delicious, Zsa’s cannot be missed! 



243-245 High St. Northcote, VIC, 3070



If you want a fine dining experience, Estelle will rock your world! Part of the acclaimed Scott Pickett empire, it’s won so many awards you know you’re in for a good time. 

Designed to suit all occasions, Estelle hosts Tuesday steak nights, seasonal Sunday roasts, BYO Mondays, as well as the usual lunch, dinner and private events.

Stopping by for a wine and share platter is also encouraged.



Wild Yak Tibetan 

350 High Street, Northcote, Vic, 3070


From the music, decor to the menu and hospitality, The Wild Yak will have you feeling like you’re out for an evening in Tibet. Every night is a celebration of Tibetan culture with their passion for food and community emanating onto High St. 

Founded by ex-monk Ngawang Tobchen Gophe you know you’re in the best of hands, with every Wednesday being the popular ‘Momo night’. 

So, grab your mates, spouse or even just take yourself on a date and experience a night of authentic Tibetan soul food. 



Oh Loretta 

324 High St. Northcote, Vic, 3070



The good times bar that is all about the love, no wonder it’s on your favorites list! 

Created by a group of hospitality professionals who wanted the best of the best in one place, it definitely has ‘best wine bar’ potential. 

If you love a fun cocktail, great wine list and a smoked, pickled or grilled daily special… Oh Loretta is going to be the spot for you. 


The Wesley Anne

250 High St. Northcote, Vic, 3070



Calling all pub lovers, we have the pub for you!

From trivia Wednesdays to live music every night of the week, The Wesley Anne is the place to knock off to after work or for a fun date night on the weekend. 

With Tacos & Tequila, Roo & Wine and Pie & Pot weeknight specials, if it’s not already your local, it will be soon. 



Simply Gnocchi 

399 High St. Northcote, Vic, 3070



Fresh authentic Italian pasta, what more could you ask for? 

Simply Gnocchi has a selection of mouth-watering dishes that will make you want it on your weekly takeout rotation after one mouthful. 

From a four-cheese or ricotta gnocchi to a lemon or classic bolognese, they cater to all food needs so everyone can enjoy!

 Stop by and say hi to the friendly team and get your dose of authentic Italian goodness. 



Viet Pearl 

371 High St. Northcote, Vic, 3070



If you’re in the mood for authentic Vietnamese food, Viet Pearl is where it’s at on the Rise. 

Serving up some of the most wholesome Pho in Melbourne, you will leave very warm and satisfied after your hearty meal. 

If you don’t want to eat in, that’s okay too! You can take home any dish on the menu, think laksa, rice paper rolls, prawns or sizzling beef with coleslaw. 



305 High St, Northcote, 3070



Established in 1987, Lambs provides authentic Greek food at affordable prices. 

Treat the family on a Friday night, grab a yummy lunchtime pick me up or fix those late night cravings after a night out—a Lambs lamb gyros will hit the spot on all occasions. 

Don’t believe us? Check out their five star ratings. 



Got a favourite restaurant on the Rise? We’d love to hear from you! 

Send us a message at northcotebusinessassociation@gmail.com