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Abbotsford. Nestled conveniently between the city and the peaceful banks of the Yarra River. Its neighbours ranging from warehouse breweries and bustling farmers markets, to brunches in hyped cafés and Sunday roasts at historic pubs. Abbotsford is all this and more.

DINING, bars & CAFéS

Abbotsford is a distinctive suburb with a dynamic and diverse blend of live music, bar hopping, and eclectic dining experiences that caters to every taste.

Unafraid to showcase its authenticity, Abbotsford distinguishes itself with a new wave of the city's best places to indulge, providing a unique blend of experiences that locals love.

Vibrant parks & recreation

Residents of the area enjoy easy access to a variety of recreational opportunities, with Studley Park Boathouse just 300m away, offering community spaces, native parklands, bike paths, and river trails. The boathouse, steeped in history and recently renovated, provides a picturesque setting for dining and drinking, while Yarra Bend Park offers a tranquil haven by the river. Nearby, Yarra Bend Golf Club offers stunning views and a course for golf enthusiasts of all levels.

Families can also delight in the Collingwood Children's Farm and Abbotsford Convent, a beloved sanctuary where farm life and sustainable practices are celebrated, and where verdant green spaces provide opportunities for relaxation amidst a rich tapestry of art, education, and community.


On a weekend, locals can be found trawling galleries, local boutiques and farmers' markets at Abbotsford Convent's arts precinct or Fitzroy's Smith & Brunswick Streets. Collingwood Yards is a haven for numerous artists and independent arts companies spanning various disciplines, including music, visual arts, performance, digital media, and creative industries.

Embracing education opportunities & local connectivity

From esteemed institutions like Xavier College, renowned for its academic excellence and diverse subject offerings such as music, art, and drama, to schools like Trinity Grammar in Kew, there’s a variety of options available.

Alongside educational offerings, Abbotsford provides residents with efficient commuting services, including Victoria Park Station and tram routes 12 and 109 connecting seamlessly to Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding areas. With well-planned bus routes, bike-friendly infrastructure, and walkable streets, connectivity extends to neighbouring Collingwood, Fitzroy, and Richmond, ensuring easy access to schools, healthcare facilities, eateries, and recreational spaces seven days a week.

400 Johnston Street
Abbotsford VIC 3067

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