Boroondara boasts major retail centres and numerous neighbourhood centres to meet local residents’ needs.
Ashburton Shopping Centre, in High Street, at the intersection with Welfare Parade, Ashburton (Melway 60 D9) is a dynamic and diverse neighbourhood centre. Friendly service, a relaxed atmosphere, a wide variety of shops including fresh food and gourmet delis, and plentiful parking behind the shops all combine to make it a local favourite.
Balwyn Shopping Centre, along Whitehorse Road at the intersection with Balwyn Road, Balwyn (Melway 46 D8-E8) offers something for everyone. It’s certainly got everything you need on a daily basis – retail, commercial and community-based services in an easy strip shopping configuration – but also includes the Balwyn Palace Cinema and a number of restaurants for a great night out.
Burwood Village, Toorak Road, Burwood (Melway 60 G6) has the convenience of having branches of all the major banks located in the centre. There is also a wide range of retailers to meet your every need, plus plenty of parking at the rear of the businesses which can be accessed from Toorak Road via Fairview Avenue, Melton Avenue or Myrniong Street.
For over 160 years the Camberwell Shopping precinct, centred on Burke, Camberwell and Riversdale roads, Camberwell(Melway 45 J12), has offered stylish street shopping. There are now over 400 businesses including Target, Safeway, a traditional fresh food market, antique stores, professional services, major chain stores and unique retailers, a vibrant cafe and restaurant scene, and the elegant art deco Rivoli Cinema.
Camberwell Shopping Centre – search the Camberwell Shopping Centre directory.
You’ll find just what you want among the varied retailers on Glenferrie Road between Burwood and Barkers roads, Hawthorn(Melway 45 D10). There is street wear, popular among the large student population, through to sophisticated clothing; and also gourmet and fresh produce, speciality shops, supermarkets, gift and homewares beauty salons, hairdressers; and conveniencebusinesses such as travel agents, real estate agents and all major banks. Glenferrie Road also has an active night life with great restaurants and two nightclubs.
Glenferrie Road Shopping Centre – find information and contact details for Glenferrie Road retailers.
Come to Greythorn shopping centre – on Doncaster Road near Tannock Street, Balwyn North (Melway 46 G2) to see the bold life-size sculptures representing local characters in the centre – a lollypop lady, fireman and Dalmatian, a baker and, of course, a shopper. Greythorn takes pride in serving its community.
Cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants are a feature of Kew Junction shopping centre, along High Street and Cotham Road, Kew(Melway 45 C6), while everyday needs are met by high quality fresh food shops and a number of service businesses. There is plenty of parking behind the shops.
Kew Junction Shopping Centre – find information and contact details for the Kew Junction retailers.
A stroll down Maling Road, Canterbury (Melway 46 D11) provides a relaxing, yet stimulating experience with over fifty shops restored to their original Edwardian style in a village setting. Presentation, personalised service, handmade quality and attention to detail are the features of the businesses in this unique street.
North Balwyn Village
This shopping centre, found at the junction of Doncaster and Bulleen roads, Balwyn North (Melway 46 B2), has a great mix of specialty shops including a gourmet deli, butcher, liquor supplies and a nursery/florist, which complement the clothing and shoe shops and three hairdressing salons. A great addition is the convenience of a chemist, newsagent, two banks, post office and three real estate agents. Parking is available behind Doncaster Road.
North Balwyn Village – find contact details for the North Balwyn Village Shopping Centre.