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Swan Street and Punt Road, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Spent a couple of nights in a Cremorne apartment 200 meters from Swan St precinct. The area has a divers range of restaurants, cafes and bars all within 500 meters. It is close to Melbourne's famous sporting precinct and short journey via public transport to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Location, location, location. Richmond is just outside Melbourne, easily accessible via train, tram and Uber---so close, yet still has that laid-back charm. There are many pubs, cafes, small shops, nooks and crannies to explore here. One can start breakfast with the locals at the pastry...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

You will be hard pressed not to find something for everyone along this strip. Burgers galore, plus heaps of healthy options, such as Foxes Den and of course Feast of Merit. The Sweet tooth is not neglected either...who can beat Messina for the most sensational...More

Thank Hoppy3192
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Swan Street is to the south of Richmond. It is a strip shopping street, full of restaurants,cafes, and dress shops. Like other strip shopping areas, it is not controlled by a central landlord. If a shop is hot, it's hot, if it's not, it goes...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you want an easy place to go for a night out with lots of variety than head to swan st. It's also a great place to head for pre-drinks before heading to sporting or cultural events at AAMI park,Rod Laver,MCG which can be easily...More

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Although we prefer Bridge Road, Swan Street has quite a few eateries and pubs. The best pub is the Richmond Club hotel. If you want to eat a kebab, then you'll find one near Church Street.

Thank Greyhound77
Reviewed 27 July 2016

You never know what you will find in Swan street, there is so much to discover and in some unlikely places. What is for sure is the variety of shops and some great eateries.

Thank MikeJ2104
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I’ve lived in Richmond for 5 years now and I feel like this place has deteriorated over that time. Testament perhaps that on a Friday night the joint is half empty and the uncaring staff stand behind the bar looking bored. Apart from the decor...More

Thank SeanVintin
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Swan Street is a major thoroughfare running through Richmond, an inner city Melbourne suburb. The Number 70 tram runs from outside Flinders Street Station down Swan Street. Swan Street is now full of food and commerce. Once Richmond was once known as Struggletown, but now...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 15 March 2016

There are a few main hubs of Richmond, but this one has it all!! It is so easy to get to with a major train station, tram and bus, not to mention easy access for driving. (pro tip, park a block back and save on...More

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