Footscray & West Footscray

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Footscray & West Footscray

Footscray and it's nearby neighbour, West Footscray, have evolved into a wordly food destinations. Sitting side by side with diverse cuisines from Africa, the Middle East and Asia are the offerings of a new wave cafe and small bar scene where hip venues are popping up alongside the traditional eateries that have become icons of the inner west.

There is a restaurant here to suit every taste. Try Konjo for Ethiopian, Angan for African, 8-bit for burgers, Viet Kitchen for Vietnamese, Jimmy Wong restaurant for Chinese, Bad Love Club for jaffles, Roti Road for Malaysia, Dosa Hut or  Up in Smoke for American style BBQ, Small French Bar for french, Harley and Rose for wood-fried pizza; and Station Hotel or Plough Hotel for delicious pub grub.

If it's a cafe you're after, there's also plenty here to satisfy your cravings. Try West 48 and Dumbo in West Footscray and Footscray Milking Station, Rudimentary, Coe & Coe and Small Graces in Footscray, to name but a few.

When it comes to quenching your thirst, Footscray has you covered. Sample a locally brewed beer at Hop Nation Brewing Co or for an intimate and cosy night out check out The Night Heron, Littlefoot, Bar Josephine, or Back Alley Sally’s, to name a few. If you're up for something slightly more lively, catch some live tunes at Dancing dog Cafe or the Reverence Hotel or check out Footscray's newest bar - Mr West - which stocks 20+ beers and an impressive cocktail list.

For more information about shopping in Footscray & West Footscray, visit Footscray Traders or the Barkly Village.