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Local Area Guide: Hub Parliament Station

Looking for the best places to drink, dine, park, and shop near Parliament Station? We’ve put together an area guide, featuring local favourites just moments from our space at Hub Parliament Station.

The Parliament Station end of the Melbourne CBD has long been known as one of the more ‘luxe’ parts of the city. Given it’s proximity to Parliament House, government offices, and other high-end building, it’s become a popular corporate destination.

Hub Parliament Station is ideally located near Parliament House and Parliament Station, found in Orica House (previously ICI House) – Australia’s first skyscraper back when it was built in 1958. The coworking space features a range of desks, suites, offices, and meeting spaces, alongside plenty of natural light, greenery, and a vibrant café.

Being situated in such a coveted corporate destination comes with a variety of perks, including being surrounded by Melbourne’s best retail, dining, and fitness options, all just a short walk away.

 

Fitness

KX Pilates – CBD

Kx Pilates is one of the CBD’s best and most popular Pilates studios, offering reformer Pilates classes for all experience levels and fitness goals. The studio comes complete with showers and lockers, and experienced trainers to guide you through the class.

Hub members can receive a discount for KX Pilates. Details on how to access the discount are on the member portal.

Distance from Hub: eight-minute walk

Fitness First – Melbourne Central

With world class facilities, expert personal trainers, and 24/7 access, Fitness First is one of the leading fitness clubs in Australia. Their Melbourne Central fitness club offers a cardio theatre, group exercises, and a massage facility.

Distance from Hub: 14-minute walk

free weights equipment

Kaya Health Club

Kaya is a restorative health club, specialising in Pilates reformer, yoga, and barre. The club also offers a range of fitness classes, including boxing, spin, and a fitness circuit class.

Distance from Hub: 14-minute walk

 

Daycare

Guardian Childcare – Collins Street

Conveniently located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, Guardian Collins Street includes a dining area, water play areas, a treehouse, and a kindergarten program led by qualified teachers.

Distance from Hub: 11-minute walk

Goodstart Early Learning – Flinders Street

Found right opposite Flinders Station, Goodstart Early Learning houses six learning spaces and an expansive outdoor playground, and offers a kindergarten program that is delivered over two years.

Distance from Hub: 14-minute tram

 

Dining

Butchers Diner

If you find yourself near Parliament Station and you’re craving a good piece of steak, then look no further than Butchers Diner. This 24-hour eatery has all the diner classics – including a cheeseburger, rueben sandwich and a grilled steak – alongside a range of vegetarian friendly options like a grilled cheese toastie and green felafal salad.

Distance from Hub: four-minute walk

Hochi Mama – Mlebourne CBD

While the fare at Hochi Mama may not be totally traditional, the Asian fusion venue sure knows how to host a good time. It’s a favourite for corporate lunches and after-work dinners, with an extensive menu that caters to all dietaries and some deliciously unique cocktails.

Distance from Hub: four-minute walk

Spring Street Grocer

There aren’t many delis or grocers around the Melbourne CBD, and Spring Street Grocer is the standout option of the few that do exist. It has an impressive selection of cheese, pantry staples, and snacks, and a variety of hampers and pre-made meals. If you find yourself there on a hot summer’s day, you can even grab a scoop of gelato.

Distance from Hub: three-minute walk

N Lee Bakery – Little Collins Street

N Lee has become such a Melbourne icon, it almost doesn’t need an introduction. Head here for reasonably priced, fresh banh mi’s, salad rolls, and rice paper rolls, or even for an afternoon pick-me-up with a super strong Vietnamese coffee.

Distance from Hub: eight-minute walk

Fishbowl – Wesley Place

The lunchtime choice of health nuts and foodies alike, Fishbowl do delicious and nutritious bowls with a range of flavours, proteins, and bases. Choose from dishes like a salmon sashimi bowl with kale, shallots, and seaweed salad or go for a classic crispy poached chicken with roasted sesame dressing on a bed of soba noodles.

Distance from Hub: six-minute walk

 

Retail

Bourke Street Mall

The heart of the Melbourne CBD fashion district, Bourke Street Mall features big brands and department stores including Zara, David Jones, and Myer.

Distance from Hub: 8-minute tram

Shopping on Flinders Lane

Emporium

Spanning across seven levels, Emporium is a contemporary shopping mall offering a range of local and upscale retailers, as well as destination dining options and lifestyle stores. at Emporium, you’ll find brands like Aesop, Dion Lee, and Bassike.

Distance from Hub: 11-minute walk

Melbourne Central

Melbourne Central is a lifestyle shopping centre, housing over 300 brands and services covering everything from homewares, health and beauty, and cinema and entertainment.

Distance from Hub: 6-minute tram

 

Parking

Wilson Parking – Flinders Gate

Location: 172-192 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Rates:
Early-bird all-day – from $19
Hourly – from $6
Weekend all-day – from $14
Distance from Hub:

Hub members can receive a discount for Wilson Parking. Details on how to access the discount are on the member portal.

 

Member Perks and Discounts

Check the perks page on the member portal for regularly updated, exclusive Hub member perks and discounts to some of the best amenities in the Melbourne CBD, including discounts for parking, dining, and retail.