6. Le Bon Ton
Let the good times roll with all-night oysters, champagne and Creole charm at Le Bon Ton. The late-opener will see you fixed for Southern sweet tea, smooth whiskey and smokehouse brisket, way past bedtime any night of the week.
51 Gipps Street, Collingwood
7. Happy Valley
Browse a carefully curated selection of tomes, arty trinkets, quirky collectables and finely crafted ceramics at art, design and book store Happy Valley. This Smith Street store has happy all wrapped up.
294 Smith Street, Collingwood
8. Above Board
Try a superb cocktail experience with intimate dinner party vibes at Above Board. Bartender Hayden Lambert has created a minimalist space where he can serve up classic faves, signature tipples or bespoke concoctions for no more than 16 patrons at a time.
Level 1, 306 Smith Street, Collingwood
9. Rupert on Rupert
Enjoy a slice of industrial, communal and retro chic at Rupert on Rupert. With a menu featuring house-made wood-fired pizzas and share plates, plus craft beers and Negronis on tap, it's an ideal place to gather the gang.
73 Rupert Street, Collingwood
A cafe, store and design space housed in a converted Keele Street warehouse, Cibi ('little one') has all kinds of little things to enjoy: quirky Japanese odds and ends, arty design objects, coffee and simple heart-warming cooking.
45 Keele Street, Collingwood