Toorak Road South Yarra Blog

The happenings along Toorak Road South Yarra

Bar Carolina to Expand Footprint on Toorak Road

​Owner Joe Mammone is opening a cafe next door, and cocktail bar upstairs from his Italian restaurant.Il Bacaro and Sarti owner Joe Mammone opened his new restaurant, Bar Carolina, in South Yarra last year. Now the restaurateur is expanding outward and upward at his Toorak Road site. Mammone's landlord provided him the neighbouring property, rent f...
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Yagiz: Mother's Day Lunch

​Anneer gunu!  Happy Mother's Day!  Yagiz's Mother's Day Special.Shared degustation lunch ALL DAY from midday to 9pm. $75 per person.All mums will be greeted with a Turkish Delight cocktail on arrival.  Come and join us and celebrate your mum on Mother's Day.When:  Mother's Day - May 8 - midday - 9pmWhere:  Yagiz ...
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Doggos on Toast presented by WAG and Drugstore Espresso

​Drugstore Espresso and WAG are joining forces! They're inviting you and your dogs to come along to Drugstore Espresso for a morning full of fun - FREE dog treats and coffee! WAG will be decking the cafè out for a banquet style doggo dining experience, full of decadent treats - fit for any royal pooch. Whilst the puppers are feasting and ...
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​Cucinetta is open every day from 12 pm till late. Their kitchen closes for preparation between 3pm and 5pm (but they are still open and able to serve drinks and cold dishes).  There is a lunch special available every day of the week from 12pm to 3pm. One Pasta of the Day/Risotto/or Homemade Pasta of the Week at $21.On...
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Ganache Chocolate and Easter

​Easter is almost here and Ganache Chocolate has a wide choice of delicious Easter chocolates for you, your family and friends.  The picture above is of their delicious Graffiti Bunny, made of a creamy milk chocolate and filled with hazelnut praline. At $4.90 it is in every ones budget!The two pictures below are of boxes of...
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International Women's Day with Lisa Wilkinson

​Thursday 8 March, 12pm Malvern Town Hall, Malvern You're invited to lunch with award-winning journalist and television presenter Lisa Wilkinson. She will share stories about her successful career and why standing up for what you believe in is so important.  Learn more here
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Hoddle Street Closure early January 2018

​A reminder that Hoddle Street is closed from 7 - 14 January.  Local businesses are still open during the closure.  For full information and how it will affect you visit the Vic Roads website here.Photo courtesy of The Age Newspaper.
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Last Minute Presents at South Yarra Pharmacy

​For all your last minute Christmas presents, South Yarra Pharmacy has the complete range of Chanel fragrances and body care products... great stocking fillers! South Yarra Pharmacy has a wide range of gift ideas for all ages.  Pay them a visit when next on Toorak Road.South Yarra Pharmacy81-83 Toorak RoadSouth Yarra
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Verve Spice & Christmas

​Verve Spice has the most delicious Christmas cakes, mince pies, jams and relishes.  Pop in and place an order for your Christmas table, or gifts for friends.They are now open for dinner serving middle eastern and mediterranean mezze plates.  Vegan and vegetarians plates are also available.Verve Spice330 Toorak RoadSouth Yarra ...
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Christmas at Avoca 2

​For those looking for gifts for the special someone in their life, Avoca 2 has gifts for men and women.  With a range of fashion, homewares, stylish fedoras, co-ordinating shirts and towels you're sure to find what you're wanting.  Avoca 2 stocks the super Elixir Protein which is proudly Australian made as well as beautiful Lumira Candle...
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Santa's Little Secret

​StellaJane Interiors has wonderful, eclectic, original, unique gifts, furniture and homewares.  Find Christmas gifts for young and old - treasures to share - from this wonderful South Yarra store.The coloured jugs and glasses are by Italian designer Mario Luca Guisti.  StellaJane Interiors is the Victorian Representative for this beautif...
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Christmas at Acre Interiors

​Acre Interiors in Davis Avenue is a wonderful new shop in South Yarra with an exciting range of gifts, books and tableware. Look at these table rock salt graters - two sizes - the perfect gift for that person who loves to entertain at home. Acre Interiors73 Davis Avenue South Yarra
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Christmas Entertainment along Toorak Road South Yarra

​Christmas cheer and fun comes to Toorak Road South Yarra with roving entertainers to make life and shopping fun. They'll be on Toorak Road this Thursday 14 and Friday 15 December and next Friday 22 December and Saturday 23 December.  Enjoy! ...
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Christmas has arrived at Home and Abroad

​Christmas has filled the air and the shelves at Home and Abroad.  German milk chocolate parcels, exquisite Christmas decorations made in the Himalayan foothills exclusive to H & A, children's toys and games, crisp linen napery and wonderful tableware.  There are silver and gold decorations, colour and texture. If you're wanting ...
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Coro Furlan Choir on Toorak Road

​The Coro Furlan Choir is an all male acapella choir - the only one in Australia. It commenced in 1975 as a regional choir with members from Northeastern Italy and now includes members from all parts of Italy. They are passionate about their singing under the direction of the gifted Maestro Gianpiero Canil, founding Musical Director. The men a...
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Metro Tunnel - Latest Update Nov 2017

​Cross Yarra Partnership (CYP) has been selected by the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority as the preferred proponent to design, build and maintain the stations and tunnels for the Metro Tunnel Project. CYP has prepared a draft Development Plan for each of the five new underground stations that describes the proposed designs for the station entran...
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Have you visited StellaJane Interiors?

​Stella Jane Interiors' passion is to share a collection of statement interiors and 'pieces' that are seamless in their beauty, quality and design. Things that make you go WOW! Add the colour, the texture and the detail with home décor and furnishings that reflect back your authentic self. Create your magic place; a haven where dreams a m...
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VIP Shopping Day - South Yarra Pharmacy - 30 November

​Come celebrate with South Yarra Pharmacy, it's their VIP Shopping Day! On Thursday 30th November enjoy 15% OFF store-wide* at South Yarra Pharmacy from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Get everything you need to spoil the ones you love at Christmas. Come after 4:00 PM and indulge in some bubbles and canapes. . Complimentary gift wrapping av...
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Guess Who's Popped Up at 232 Toorak Road?

​JFAHRI has just opened a brand new pop up shop at 232 Toorak Road.  Known for its fashion, art and homewares Jfahri also has incredible  jewellery, boots, and accessories from around the globe with a distinct edge..Pop in to the pop up for that something different.  Jfahri - 232 Toorak Road South Yarra
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Parmesan Wheel Week - Cucinetta: Wed Nov 15 - Tue Nov 21

Pasta and parmesan are one of Italian cuisine's perfect pairings. Eat the former without the latter, and your tastebuds will know the difference. And while sprinkling your spaghetti with fine shavings of hard, granular cheese is all well and good and delicious, that's nothing compared to devouring a bowl of pasta that has been cooked in a parmesan ...
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