The very best of Moonee Ponds

Mar 14, 2022 Lifestyle

Like to keep things tight in your neighbourhood radius? Moonee Ponds has everything you need just a short stroll away.

Location and property go hand in hand. When you purchase a property, you’re also buying into a neighbourhood. Luckily for those calling our Rise Skyhomes and Residences home, Moonee Ponds is a prestige suburb brimming with community charm.

Located a short 7km from Melbourne’s CBD, Moonee Ponds is a suburb that accommodates every member of the family with an abundance of restaurants, cafés, nightlife, parklands and retail.

Whether you’re new to the neighbourhood or thinking of making the move, read on for the very best of Melbourne’s 3039 postcode.

Queens Park

Locals flock from all over the Moonee Valley community to visit Queens Park. The parkland has something for everyone, with cafes, playgrounds, walking tracks, and native and botanical gardens.

Queens Park also has a lawn bowls club and public swimming pool. So, whether you’re hosting a picnic, taking the kids to burn some energy on the swings or simply want a quick dip at the pool on a weekend, Queens Park has you sorted.

If you’re taking your furry friend for a visit, why not make a day of it? We’ve compiled a list of dog adventures in Melbourne’s North that you can enjoy together.

The Clocktower

Located in the civic centre of Moonee Ponds, The Clocktower is operated by the Moonee Valley Council — showcasing the very best of local arts within the community and beyond.

Featuring a year-round event program, here you’ll find a diverse range of theatre, musicals, musical acts, comedy and even performances for the kids. If you’re looking for some local entertainment right outside your front door, treat yourself to a ticket to a show, settle in and unwind.

The Valley Cellar Door

Once you’re unpacked, finding your local wine bar should be next on your to-do list. Lucky for those in the 3039 postcode, The Valley Cellar Door has everything you want and more from a good local.

This neighbourhood favourite has over 500 wines ready to pour, and a menu that boasts delectable pizzas and charcuterie boards. Like a side of live music with your Pinot? Check out The Valley Cellar Door’s website for their music and wine events series.

Bekka Restaurant

Right next door to The Valley Cellar Door, you’ll find one of the best restaurants in the neighbourhood, Bekka. Run by a Lebanese-Australian family, Bekka dishes up food inspired by the Beqaa Valley, a food and wine region in Lebanon.

The menu features traditional dishes including kibbeh, battata harra and fattoush to name a few. If you’re searching for a place that’s a little bit special with warm hospitality, bring your appetite and pull up a chair at Bekka.

Mother’s Pantry

Whether you’re entertaining from your apartment or curating the perfect charcuterie board, take the guesswork out of your menu with a trip to Mother’s Pantry.

The deli cabinet is loaded with cured meats and sausages, preserved vegetables, cheeses, truffles, smoked fish and ready-to-eat take home meals. You’ll also find a selection of hard-to-find European condiments, sauces, pastas, and sweet treats.

Located in Moonee Ponds Central, just a two-minute walk from Rise, Mother’s Pantry is a family owned and operated business with over 30 years of deli experience.

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