The Christmas whirlwind is sweeping across Melbourne and if you don’t have a game plan, you’re probably going to get swept up along with it. And who knows where it’ll drop you!
David’s Restaurant is nestled right in the heart of Prahran, surrounded by some of the best shopping spots in town. But rather than leaving you to wander the streets of Stonnington and discover them on your own, we’ve put together a quick guide. Think of it as your ultimate time-saving Prahran Christmas shopping gift guide!
And it goes without saying that we’d love to have you in for a feed before, after or during your shopping day.
- Essential Ingredient – Foodie Gifts
Food! And food-related items! That’s what this luxe warehouse-style shop is all about. If you’re shopping for a foodie friend or family member, this is your (exquisite rose petal) jam. Champagne vinegar, biodynamic wholegrain farro, truffled peaches and pomegranate syrup are just a few of the gourmet goods on offer.
Prahran Market, Elizabeth Street, Prahran VIC 3141
- Milk & Sugar – Homeware Gifts
This bright and cheery shop is stocked with stacks and stacks of the sort of simple, gorgeous homewares that make a home look like it’s in a magazine. They make bowls, plates, lamps, stools, throws and more. Plus, they believe in making gorgeous things affordable, so you might get the good kind of shock when you check the price tag.
207 Chapel Street, Prahran VIC 3181
- Urban Attitude – Crazy Gifts
These guys are up the road in South Yarra, but well within the bounds of our neighbourly love. Urban Attitude is bright, colourful and crazy, which probably suits a few names on your list perfectly. They stock dinosaur planters, loud socks, cool paper wallets, unique greeting cards and wrap, Kanye West pins and HEAPS more.
Shop 1/478 Chapel St, South Yarra VIC 3141
- Ivy Muse – Plant Gifts
Stylish gardening is very popular this year and you’ve probably noticed a few of your friends getting into the trend. Ivy Muse designs one-of-a-kind plant stands that transform regular pot plants into dynamic, elegant décor elements. The stands are made with steel and powder-coated in stunning colours – your heart will probably skip a beat when you walk in and see the display!
153 Greville Street, Prahran VIC 3181 (enter through Signed & Numbered)
- Chapel Street Bazaar – Eclectic/Vintage Gifts
This place is hard to categorise because they have SO MUCH STUFF. It has a flea market vibe, home to over 80 individual stallholders that stock strange, shiny, bizarre and wonderful wares that range from vintage jewellery to vinyls to tin signs. You can almost always find the perfect thing for that hard-to-shop-for person here!
217 Chapel Street, Prahran VIC 3181