Melbourne: Private Foodie’s Guide to Footscray Tour

Victoria, Victoria

Footscray has just been named the 13th coolest suburb in the world and it is certainly one of the most unique areas of Melbourne to explore. On this walking tour you will be treated to some of the best street food and delicacies on offer anywhere in the city, ranging from Vietnamese bahn mi to Sicilian cannoli. Alongside the food you will get to know some of the locals who make Footscray the vibrant, diverse and interesting place it is. You will hear about the various community groups in the area and how many refugees and migrants have made their new start here. This tour is a truly unique look into local Melbourne life.

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Stop At: Footscray Market, corner of Hopkins & Leeds Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia

We’ll take you for a walk through the Footscray market to see all the local produce on display. We will also take you to our favourite spot for a gorgeous view of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Footscray Market, corner of Hopkins & Leeds Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia

We will visit a Vietnamese bakery. Vietnamese banh mi is a firm favourite among locals and we take you to the best, most authentic place in Melbourne to try one. Your guide will be on hand to help you order it the ‘local way.’

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: T. Cavallaro & Sons, 98 Hopkins St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

T. Cavallaro & Sons is a family-run business and a Melbourne institution, slinging cannoli to the people of Footscray for over 60 years! As well as getting to sample their delicious products you will get to hear their story and discover the passion that these local businesses have for their beloved suburb of Footscray.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3011 Australia

At the Footscray Community Arts Centre, you will get to see local Indigenous art and hear about how they are an amazing support for the local community.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, 214-218 Nicholson St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia

At the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, we take in the incredible street art murals on the side of the building and hear about the amazing work the centre does support the refugee and migrant community of Footscray. Hear about a famous Australian politician who helped pave the way for refugees and migrants to call Australia home.

Duration: 20 minutes


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