A borough grounded in suburban serenity, just the name ‘Mont Albert’ conjures imagery of emerald parks, illustrious heritage homes and a community immersed in camaraderie.
Throughout this genteel domain, wide canopied streets funnel out to bountiful shopping villages, namely Mont Albert Village, Surrey Hills Village, Whitehorse Road and Belmore Road.
It is within these four villages that the suburb’s generous scope of lifestyle offerings can be found. Whether you’re in pursuit of a lavish dinner washed down by a glass of fine wine, a day spent traipsing high-end boutiques, a place to scour gourmet groceries, or a civilised luncheon with your nearest and dearest, this and more is within your clutches as a resident of Marmont.
Eateries | Shopping | Parks
A world of culinary delights at your fingertips
Mont Albert, Mont Albert North and its surrounds well and truly cater to the epicurean’s discerning palette with its diverse range of eateries. Underpinning the selection is an air of refined taste, in menu, wine list and interior design. A plethora of cafés encircle Marmont, ensuring exceptional coffee and delicious brunches are never more than a short stroll from home.
When dinnertime transpires, Mont Albert, Mont Albert North and its surrounds depict a clear penchant for European cuisine, housing homely pizzerias, upmarket Mediterranean wine bars and everything in between. Mont Albert’s neighbours are also awash with options when it comes to wining and dining, with both Surrey Hills and Balwyn providing a generous scope of choice.
The most stylish of retail offerings close to home
Mont Albert, Mont Albert North and its surrounds’ cultivated essence are reflected head to toe on its elegantly dressed residents, and along the racks of its immaculately curated boutiques. Hidden away on Hamilton Street, Enni’s pieces exemplify this sentiment. The upmarket boutique houses premier Australian designer labels, including the likes of Status Anxiety, Verge and Elk. Upon visiting, odds are you’ll always discover a gorgeous item of clothing or a stylish accessory to procure for yourself or to gift to a loved one.
Where homewares, accessories and effortlessly stylish clothes combine, Bonnie Parker couples edgy Hamptons with a tribal chic aesthetic. Coveted Australian labels fill the store, an atmospheric coolness apparent on arrival. With a vast assortment of gifts and knick-knacks to scour through as well, it’s almost too easy to lose hours browsing here.
Days filled with leisure and coloured by greenery
Marmont presents a home enfolded in mature trees, verdant parks and lush reserves, where opportunities to admire nature are never more than a short stroll away. Step out your door, where a walking track meanders through Rostrevor Parade and funnels out to Gawler Chain Playground, a sunny setting for picnics, BBQs and naturally serene moments. The expansive Mont Albert Reserve is another nearby retreat. Just 850m from home, dogs are free to mingle and play upon the green oval, where several amenities are also housed, including a sporting club, a playground and a running track. Making it easy to factor in exercise, Healthways Recreation Centre is also just down the road, offering pools, a gym, a tennis court and ten-pin bowling.