The Melbourne shopping scene is unbeatable. From all over Australia, fashion-lovers flock to Melbourne to snag a bargain or find something they’ve never seen before. Though as any experienced shopper knows, you have to visit the right shopping destinations. So we’ve put together the ultimate guide to Melbourne’s best shopping spots to help you out.
Chadstone Shopping Centre
Bourke Street Mall
The Block Arcade
Staying near Melbourne Central
The Novotel Melbourne Central located next to Hardware Lane is the ideal accommodation option for shopping enthusiasts who are looking to stay right in the thick of it. The hotel is just a short walk away from some of the best shopping in the city, and for any foodie, Hardware Lane is the place to be. Restaurants, cafés, and bars sprawl onto the laneway, inviting you in for a drink after you’ve spent your day shopping.
Queen Victoria Village
The Queen Victoria Village, or QV Melbourne as it’s often known, is an urban village of several different businesses. Over 100 different stores make up the QV, as well as cinemas and several restaurants. Most notable, the heart of QV Melbourne is the open courtyard, the QV Square. Here you’ll find picnic tables as well as plenty of restaurants surrounding the square for you to choose from. The green turf underfoot helps transform the space into a bridge between retail and nature.
The Emporium Melbourne
In contrast to the historic buildings that make up many of Melbourne’s shopping centres, Emporium Melbourne is contemporary in every regard. Clean lines, glass walls, and industrial-inspired styling greet you inside Emporium. As do many luxury stores that make Emporium stand out as a luxury shopping centre. When Melbournians are looking to buy that special something with a little more glamour, they often head to Emporium.