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Things to do in Heidelberg West

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Food
“First residentially licensed brewery in Australia, now hidden in a nearby industrial area. Open for take away sales Mon - Thurs 12 noon - 4 pm & Fri 12 noon - 5 pm. It is no longer open Friday nights and does not sell food. Check out this good drop.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This is a Twilight Zone that TIME FORGOT, please visit for a living experience of weirdness at its best from the piped George Orwell'esque music that issues forth from Soviet Era speakers to...to.....”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Bike ride 5 minutes south to Darebin Parklands; continue on to the Main Yarra Trail or ride 20 mins north to Mt Cooper for an excellent 360 view.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“This is a lovely stretch of creek - the bike path can take you all the way into the city.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Closest little shopping strip - great if you need some milk, the paper or haven't got time to go to one of the bigger supermarkets.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
“A few minutes walk is this little shopping centre - Aldi, Restaurants, Car Wash, are all here for your walking convenience”
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
“Nearby pool and gym. Of historical importance are the Olympic Rings as you enter the precint - yes, this is the Olympic Village, where the international athletes were housed in 1956 for the Melbourne Olympics.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take a stroll through Derebin Creek Parklands or cycle on the dedicated bike path”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Street Address
“This shop is directly across the property and you will be able to buy fresh grocery and cigarettes and phone cards.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Easy walking distance to this African Grocery at the Bell Street Mall. Friendly Service. Open till 7 pm.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great local Somali food. Only open during lunch and early dinner till 9pm, all the Somali Coffee you can drink. Goat and Lamb traditional food.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Easy walk or drive for crispy base and juicy toppings. Check out the weeknight specials. Halal.”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“From the front of the shops on Souther Road you can catch the 903 (Altona) this will take you to NORHTLANDS and or Preston Station to catch a train to Flinders Street on the Morang Line. If you get off at Preston Station you can catch the 903 (to Mordialic) and get off at Olympic Village - this is a 10- 15 minute bus ride. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“They make the best Turkish bread! So big we slice and freeze what we can't eat in one sitting. Delicious meals. Our "go to" place when tired or late home. Halal. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Fish & Chip Shop
“There are two convienence stores here, a bottle shop, fish and chips and pizza shop. You can probably get a MYKI card here for public transport.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Easy walk or drive for crispy base and juicy toppings. Check out the weeknight specials. Halal.”
  • 1 local recommends
Fish & Chip Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great local Somali food. Only open during lunch and early dinner till 9pm, all the Somali Coffee you can drink. Goat and Lamb traditional food.”
  • 1 local recommends

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