About Camberwell – The leafy Suburb
Camberwell is a beautiful suburb located 9km east of Melbourne CBD. It is an excellent place to live and has a lot to offer. Camberwell is known to be regarded as one of Melbourne’s most prestigious suburbs with its historic residences and leafy streets.
It has around 400 diverse mixes of retail, hospitality, and services in its shopping district. You can stroll down Burke Road and stop to see plenty of brunch cafes and different type of dogs enjoying the sun with their owners. Only a short 17 minute drive will get to the city by taking the M1 Monash Freeway which passes through icons like AAMI Park and the Melbourne Cricket Grounds.
Camberwell, VIC has many exciting attractions within easy reach so don’t miss out on your trip to Camberwell.
Popular Attractions in Camberwell, Victoria
Camberwell Sunday Market
Every Sunday Morning, Camberwell’s car park is transformed into a massive market for lovers of trash and treasure! You’re going to have fun with friends and family from the amazing second-hand, antiques or vintage goods! Make sure you don’t come too late as it opens from 7:00AM to 12:30PM.
Salvation Army Store
Right next to the market we have the popular Salvo Stores that sell second-hand goods. Spend some time here and try on some outfits that will make you laugh or fall in love. We love finding our favourite AFL team merchandise here ranging from jackets, hoodies, scarves, and beanies!
Rivoli Village Cinemas
A Historical icon in Camberwell is the Rivoli Cinemas. Originally opened in the 1940’s it has been listed as one of Australia’s significant heritage buildings that requires special care.
With amazing 1940’s deco/architecture with a rooftop garden, you can visit here and watch a movie and feel the culture surround you.
We suggest watching a movie in Gold class for the best experience!
Camberwell Train Station
A great way to visit Camberwell is by taking the train on the Lilydale, Belgrave, or Alamein train line that are only a few stops from the Melbourne CBD.
The station is located right in the heart of Camberwell so you will exit and be right in front of Burke road where the shopping district is located.
Camberwell Antique Store
If you’re a fan of history and antiques this is a place you must stop by!
Located right across Camberwell Train station you can visit the historic Camberwell Antique Centre which was established in 1983. It has 2 levels so you will get lost in learning and exploring everything from china, sporting memorabilia, vintage jewellery, collectables, paintings, period furniture and much more!
Popular Places in Camberwell, Victoria
Camberwell Girls Grammar School
If you’re looking for a school for your daughter then this is a great place to look within Camberwell. Learn more by enquiring within!
Directions: Camberwell Girls Gramma School to Suzuran
Head west on Torrington St towards Burke Rd/State Route 17/State Route 32. Turn left onto Burke Rd/State Route 17/State Route 32
Right next to St Marks Angelican Church is Suzuran. Suzuran offers Japanese dry goods, cooking ingredients, snacks, beer & sake, and a sushi bar. If you’re feeling hungry for sushi made from high-quality ingredients then make sure to drop by and pick up some snacks!
Directions: Suzuran to Camberwell Shopping Precinct
Head south on Burke Rd/State Route 17 towards Hallcroft Place – 850meters
Camberwell Shopping Precinct
Camberwell’s main area for you to come shop, eat and play with over 400 stores in fashion, food, beauty, and health. Walk through the shops and explore laneways and enjoy the great atmosphere of Camberwell!
Directions: Camberwell Shopping Precinct to Sofia Camberwell
Head north on Burke Rd/State Route 17 towards Prospect Hill Rd – 190m
Looking for lunch or dinner with the family? Sofia Camberwell offers a range of delicious classic Italian meals. It has indoor and outdoor seating which just makes the experience even better especially with the aroma of fresh pizza and pasta!
Directions: Sophia Camberwell to Camberwell Sunday Market
Head south on Burke Rd/State Route 17 towards Harold St. Turn left onto Prospect Hill Rd. Turn right onto Station St. Turn left onto Market Place. Turn right towards Market Place.
Libraries are always a great place to stop by and read a book! whynot borrow one for the day and read it while you’re out having your coffee nearby? Camberwell Library has a great collection of books for kids and adults
Directions: Camberwell Library to Camberwell Police Station
Head south on Market Pl. Turn left towards Station St. Turn right onto Station St. Turn left onto Riversdale Rd/State Route 20. Turn right onto Butler St. Turn left onto Camberwell Rd/State Route 30
Camberwell Police Station
It’s always good to know where your local police station if you get into trouble or just need simple directions. They’re here to help!
Directions: Camberwell Police Station to Dosa Plaza Camberwell
Head south-east on Camberwell Rd/State Route 30 towards Reserve Rd
Dosa Plaza Camberwell
Absolute delicious vegetarian made for your wholesome diet. Wide range of meals, desserts, and drinks for every vegetarian out there! Super friendly and will be there to cater to your needs.
Directions: Dosa Plaza Camberwell to Melbourne City Toyota
Head north-west on Camberwell Rd/State Route 30 towards Collings St
Melbourne City Toyota
When’s the last time you’ve looked for a new car? You should come by and see the nice range of cars they offer. They will most likely have something that you will be interested in test driving!
Directions: Melbourne City Toyota to Shirdi Sai Sansthan
Head north-west on Camberwell Rd/State Route 30 towards Smith Rd. Turn left onto Smith Rd. Turn left onto Eddy St. Turn right onto Halley Ave.
Shirdi Sai Sansthan
A very popular hindu temple visited to pray and get their blessings. It opens from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Directions: Shirdi Sai Sansthan to Dish and Spoon Cafe
Head east on Halley Ave towards Eddy St. Turn right onto Eddy St. Turn left onto Toorak Rd/State Route 26. Turn left onto Highfield Rd. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit and stay on Highfield Rd.
Dish and Spoon Cafe
A small and popular cafe that offers brunch giving you the perfect insta-worthy pictures! It gets quite busy so make sure you come early and get a spot as soon as possible. We love the “Waffles for Everyone” it comes with jam, seasonal fruits, and maple syrup.
Directions: Dish and Spoon Cafe to Highfield Park
Cross the street from Cafe
Spacious Park for friends and family to relax on a nice sunny day. It is pet-friendly and has a playground for kids to enjoy. You may catch a game of juniors playing soccer or playing some cricket.
Directions: Highfield Park to Prohibition Food and Wine
Head south on Highfield Rd towards Hunter Rd. Turn left onto Toorak Rd/State Route 26
Prohibition Food and Wine
Did someone say indoor/outdoor dining with a beer garden? Yes! This is the spot to go for lunch or dinner! Plenty of space for family and friends with amazing ambiance and atmosphere! Great range of wines, craft beers and cocktails!
Directions: Prohibition Food and Wine to Il Birrificio
Head west on Toorak Rd/State Route 26 towards Melton Ave
One last stop to also check out this great Italian restaurant with the cozy rustic Camberwell vibe. They make delicious classic Italian dishes and gourmet pizza. The Pasta is divine here! Plenty of great reviews by locals.