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Article: Explore Moonee Ponds: Bra Fittings, Food, Fashion & Fun

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Explore Moonee Ponds: Bra Fittings, Food, Fashion & Fun

When you pop into our store for a bra fitting, get ready to dive into a whirlwind of fun and flair provided by Moonee Ponds! This suburb, famous for the fabulous Dame Edna Everage, is bursting with character that's as vibrant as your new lingerie. After finding your ideal fit with us, why not make a day of it? Snap a selfie with local landmarks, indulge in mouthwatering bites, and soak up the lively atmosphere that makes this spot a gem in Melbourne's crown.

So, after your fitting, stick around and let the adventures unfold!

Getting to Moonee Ponds

Moonee Ponds tram

Your Transportation Guide

Navigating your way to the heart of Moonee Ponds is quite straightforward. Here's a breakdown of how to get there - or click here for google directions!

By Train

Moonee Ponds sits five short stops away from Flinders Street Station on the Craigieburn Line making it a swift journey lasting only 15 to 20 minutes.

By Tram

If you're travelling from the heart of the city; the 59 tram will effortlessly take you straight to the iconic Puckle Street. Alternatively, if you're coming from the western suburbs, the 82 tram is your go-to choice.

By Car

For those preferring a personal vehicle, Moonee Ponds offers timed street parking options. Additionally, a convenient car park is situated beneath Kmart, providing easy access for visitors arriving by car.

Enjoy Breakfast at a Local Café

Collage of OCAB bakery offerings

Start your day in Moonee Ponds with a culinary treat at one of its esteemed cafes with OCAB Bakery in Moonee Ponds. Founded by Hooman and Tristan, this bakery showcases a delightful blend of French and Iranian culinary influences. From freshly baked multigrain loaves and artisan bread to delectable pastries and expertly brewed coffee, OCAB offers a taste of authentic craftsmanship. With its inviting ambiance and handcrafted delights, OCAB Bakery promises a memorable culinary experience in the heart of Moonee Ponds. Don't miss out on this local gem during your visit!

In addition to OCAB Bakery, Moonee Ponds boasts other standout cafés like Sir Duke, Dolce Vita, and Dear Abbey Cafe. For those leaning towards vegan delights, Olivia Spring Cafe is an excellent choice.

Experience The Best Bra Fitting in Melbourne

Illusions Lingerie Bra Fitters in Moonee Ponds

Step into Illusions Lingerie, a Puckle Street icon, and enjoy a free bra fitting like no other. Boasting over four decades of expertise, this iconic establishment has carved a niche for itself, thanks to its unparalleled commitment to offering expert bra fitting services. Whether you're in search of everyday, sports, maternity, mastectomy, or even your first bra, Illusions caters to diverse needs with precision and care.

With a comprehensive size range spanning from 8-32 and A-K cup, Illusions Lingerie specialises in catering to the fuller figure and those seeking in-between sizes who deem themselves “difficult to fit”. Their inclusive approach ensures that every customer receives personalised attention and finds the perfect fit. Celebrated for their exceptional service and expertise, it's no surprise that Illusions Lingerie boasts a stellar 5-star rating on Google, reflecting their unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction and quality.

Indulge with Cake & Coffee For Brunch

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Experience the Italian Delights at Brunetti

Discover the allure of Italian craftsmanship and flavours at Brunetti Classico, the newest addition to Melbourne's iconic Pasticceria scene. Nestled in Moonee Ponds, this exquisite establishment stays true to its roots, serving up a delectable array of high-quality handmade Italian sweets that have captivated Melbourne's palate for years. Beyond their renowned cakes and sweets, Brunetti Classico elevates the dining experience with a tantalizing brunch and aperitivo offering. As Fabio Angele puts it, "It will offer the experience we’re known for - where customers can visit our new location and feel the experience of Italy without paying for the airfare."

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Savour Local Flavours at Top Notch Coffee

For those in pursuit of the perfect cup of coffee in a cozy setting, look no further than Top Notch Coffee. Embodying the essence of local charm, this quaint coffee haven promises more than just a caffeine fix—it offers an authentic atmosphere where every cup is brewed to perfection. Whether you're a coffee aficionado or simply seeking a warm, inviting space to relax, Top Notch Coffee delivers a delightful well-lit experience that encapsulates the best of Moonee Ponds' local flavour.

Relax, Unwind, and Beautify

Womans eyes and eyebrows getting threading

Expert Brow, Lash, and Facial Treatments

Complement your new lingerie shopping with some relaxation and beautifying at Beauty And Brow Aesthetics. Located conveniently on Puckle Street in the heart of Moonee Ponds, this inviting beauty salon boasts a team of friendly professionals ready to elevate your beauty routine. Experience swift and expert services, including Brow Threading, Lash Lifts, Waxing, and Facial Treatments, all offered at budget-friendly prices.

Woman receiving a massage

Revitalise Your Senses

For those seeking further rejuvenation, consider indulging in a soothing massage at Vigorous Thai Therapy. This wellness sanctuary specialises in authentic Thai massages designed to refresh your mind and restore balance to your body. Whether you're looking to alleviate stress or simply unwind, Vigorous Thai Therapy provides an ideal escape for relaxation and revitalisation.

Retail therapy

 Carolina Moonee Ponds

Explore a collection of women's apparel at Carolina Lifestyle, where you'll discover a diverse selection of clothing, knitwear, leather accessories, footwear, homewares, and stylish hats. With pieces designed to fit and flatter all body shapes from a size 6-22, day to night, corporate to leisure, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.

While enjoying your shopping, consider making a pit stop at Collins Booksellers to immerse yourself in a captivating novel or swing by Mind Games to find the perfect game for your next family game night.

Find The Perfect Gift

Homing Instincts Gifts Moonee Ponds

Unique & Quirky Gifts

Discover the ultimate gift destination at Homing Instincts, Melbourne's premier shop specialising in Gifts, Cards, and Homewares. Boasting an expansive selection of over 30,000 unique items both online and in-store, Homing Instincts caters to diverse tastes, ages, and budgets, ensuring you find that distinctive gift you won't find elsewhere.

Whether you're searching for the ideal present for someone who seemingly has it all or seeking unique, quirky, and novelty items, Homing Instincts offers a curated range sourced from both renowned and emerging brands.

Little Soldiers Kids Store

Gifts For Babies & Toddlers

For those shopping for little ones, look no further than Little Soldiers, a charming kids' boutique founded by Jess, a mother of three. With firsthand knowledge of the joys (and challenges) of parenting, Jess meticulously handpicks each product, ensuring they meet her high standards and her children's seal of approval.

Lunchtime Delights

Lukes Bakery Bahn Mi

Try A Mouthwatering Bahn Mi at Lukes

Featuring an impressive lineup of 22 distinct flavours, including vegan choices, Luke's Bakery has quickly become a sensation, especially with its mouthwatering Bahn Mi offerings. At an affordable price, these flavourful rolls are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. However, be prepared for a queue; Lukes Bakery's popularity of offering Melbourne's best Bahn Mi is no secret. Rest assured, the service is swift and worth the wait!

Egyptian food

Experience The Taste of Egypt

If Bahn Mi isn't calling your name, consider exploring Zalabia Egyptian Street Food, Moonee Ponds' newest culinary gem. This eatery offers a tantalising array of options, from savoury falafel and irresistible wraps to delectable plates and artisanal dips, all brimming with authentic Mediterranean flavours that are sure to impress.

Fast Food available in Moonee Ponds

Need to Crunch That Fast Food Craving

Satisfy your fast-food cravings in Moonee Ponds by exploring a trio of popular eateries—Grill'd, KFC, and GYG (Guzman y Gomez). Whether you're in the mood for a gourmet burger with fresh ingredients at Grill'd, a classic fried chicken fix at KFC, or crave the bold flavors of Mexican cuisine at GYG, these establishments offer a diverse range of options to satisfy your appetite. Each venue brings its unique flair to the fast-food landscape of Moonee Ponds, ensuring that locals and visitors alike have plenty of delicious choices to indulge in their favourite comfort foods.

Enjoy a Stroll Around Queens Park

Queens Park Moonee Ponds

While you’re in the area, you can’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the serene beauty of Queens Park, a picturesque oasis perfect for a leisurely stroll, tranquil picnic, or fun-filled playtime at the playground with the kids. As you wander through this lush green space, you'll be greeted by the delightful sights of families enjoying quality time together, with children laughing and playing. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the central lake, which adds to the serenity of the surroundings, while tropical gardens provide a vibrant backdrop for your outdoor adventures. Additionally, dog lovers will be pleased to see plenty of pups accompanying their owners, all kept on leash to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone. With its blend of natural beauty and recreational amenities, Queens Park offers a welcoming escape in the heart of Moonee Ponds, inviting you to relax and unwind while you’re here.

Dinner - Something For Everyone

Fancy restaurants in Moonee Ponds

Moonee Ponds boasts a vibrant culinary scene that caters to a diverse range of tastes and preferences. Whether you're seeking a date-night dining experience or a cozy, family-run eatery, Moonee Ponds offers an array of delights that span across continents. Most notable among these are Carosello, Marcelleria, Saros Bar & Dining and Chiba. Whether you're a discerning foodie or simply looking for a memorable dining experience, Moonee Ponds' diverse restaurant scene promises to tantalise your taste buds and leave you craving more.

Experience Nightlife & Entertainment

Movie Theatre in Moonee Ponds

A Cinematic Experience

Cap off your evening by indulging in the perfect blend of luxury and entertainment at the newly unveiled Palace Cinemas. This state-of-the-art venue seamlessly combines contemporary elegance with nostalgic charm, offering guests an unparalleled cinematic experience. With lavish fully-reclining seats across all 11 screens and cutting-edge 4K laser projection technology, every viewing promises to be immersive and memorable. Additionally, keep an eye out for the upcoming rooftop cinema, set to elevate your movie-going experience to new heights.

Bar located in Moonee Ponds

Revel in Moonee Ponds' Eclectic Bar Scene

As you explore the vibrant nightlife of Moonee Ponds, immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of its diverse bars and entertainment venues. At The Suburban Cellar Door, wine enthusiasts can savour a curated selection of wines while enjoying a backdrop of live music, both indoors and outdoors, creating a dynamic social ambiance. Other standout establishments include the Valley Cellar Door, Holmes Hall, and Deluxe Bar, each offering its unique charm and selection of beverages to suit every palate. Whether you're unwinding with a drink or tapping your feet to live tunes, Moonee Ponds provides the perfect setting to conclude your day with style.


As we conclude our exploration of Moonee Ponds, we invite you to stay connected with the vibrant pulse of this dynamic suburb. For the latest updates on events, dining specials, and entertainment offerings, be sure to visit the What's On Moonee Ponds website. Whether you're a local seeking new experiences or a visitor eager to delve deeper into what Moonee Ponds has to offer, this page will keep you informed and inspired. We hope you find time to explore, indulge, and create lasting memories in this enchanting corner of Melbourne.

About The Author
Lingerie Specialist
Famously known throughout Moonee Ponds and Greater Melbourne as the "Bra Fairy", Tracey has been helping women feel comfortable and confident through stress-free bra fittings for over 38 years.

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