Collins Place, Melbourne

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If you are looking for local and international fashion, exquisite giftware, quality entertainment and mouth-watering cuisine, look no further – you will find it all at Collins Place.

Collins Place, when it was built in the early 1980s, was a piece of architecture well ahead of its time. Designed in part by New York architect I.M. Pei (also responsible for the glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris), this controversial building brought a little piece of New York to the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street.

The magnificent retail, restaurant and leisure precinct of the complex was set into the middle of two towers, protected from the elements by a massive glass atrium-like ceiling.

Collins Place’s newest restaurant Pei Modern – a venture by award-winning chef Mark Best (Marque, Sydney), and the clever people behind MoVida, pays homage to the Famous New Yorker.

Over a century ago those with an eye for style labelled the top of Collins Street, the ‘Paris end’. This was due to a combination of the French Café style tables and chairs lining the footpaths, along with the chic fashion designers and tailors who chose to trade at this end of Collins Street.

Collins Place is located on the corner of Collins and Exhibition Streets and has retained the Parisian vibe, still providing Melburnians and Visitors alike with international and local fashion and food, gifts, homewares and services with approximately 50 stores all under the one roof.

Fashion retailers who reside here include Giorgio Armani, Ermeneglildo Zegna, Herringbone, Rhodes & Beckett, MJ Bale, Feathers, Jacqui Fernandes, Origen, Digby's Boutique, Meredith, Hedrena, seed Femme and children’s range, Maggie T, Mimco, Decjuba & Boxt Jewellery.

Restaurants include Pei Modern, Kenzan Japanese Restaurant, Tazio Birraria & Pizzeria and No. 35 Restaurant. There are also more casual dining options such as Laurent, Great Space Café, Roozervelts, Great Earth Health Cafe, Nashi, O’Bento, Roll'd (Vietnamese), Burger Edge, Asian Pavilion, Sofi’s at Sofitel, The Chocolate Box, Rush Sushi, Sumo Salad, Little Flinders Café, Feeling Fruity, Bean Republic, Guzman y Gomez & Earl Canteen.

Other retailers and services available include Exhibit Interiors, Aero Plus Design, Escape Travel, Jador Flowers, OPSM, Nova Pharmacy, Collins Place Shoe Repairs and New Court Dry Cleaners. At the rear of the complex you will also find professional suites housing doctors, dentists, physiotherapists, surgeons and architects.

The renowned art-house Kino, a Palace Cinemas Partner, is also located within the precinct. Kino’s stylish new fully licensed bar area offers the perfect meeting place, with premium Lavazza coffee prepared by experienced baristas. or choose from a great variety of tasty food and drinks on offer including local and international premium wine and beer, handmade Connoisseur choc tops, healthy choice popcorn cooked in olive oil and plenty more to tempt you.

The 5 star luxury hotel, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins, with its refined elegance in a spectacular location, is an exquisite choice for conference, corporate and leisure guests. One of Australia’s most luxurious hotels, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is ideally located within one of the Collins Place commercial towers. Set in the heart of the city’s premier dining, shopping, entertainment, and business precincts, you are also conveniently within walking distance of the MCG, Melbourne Tennis Centre and Princess and Regent Theatres. A multi award-winning hotel, Sofitel Melbourne On Collins also celebrates one of the most spectacular panoramic views of the city.

Visit Collins Place today for a fantastic retail experience, the best in luxury hotel accommodation and great entertainment.

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  • Down below the high rise offices and ANZ Bank building and the Sofitel Hotel is a small fairly pleasant number of cafes and a few modestly upmarket shops.There is also a top class Japanese restaurant ...  more »
  • This is a courtyard in the middle of a big skyscraper development. The towers include a big hotel and offices. The courtyard is mostly a food court with the usual chain operations. But we came here fo...  more »
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