Kew

There are an abundance of cafés and restaurants at Kew Junction Shopping Centre, while everyday needs are met by fresh food shops, fashion boutiques and a variety of service businesses.

There are several bus and tram options to get to Kew Junction. See the Public Transport Victoria website for services, timetables and journey planner. There is also plenty of parking behind the shops.

Other shopping destinations include:

Parks and gardens

Alexandra Gardens

These are magnificent Federation-style gardens located on Cotham Road, Kew. Created in 1905 and named after Queen Alexandra, the park covers 1.5 hectares. Alexandra Gardens is designed in a formal style, typical of the early 1900s and features large specimen trees, sweeping lawns, garden beds and herbaceous borders, with a delightful ornamental pond and rotunda. 

The rotunda is popular for wedding ceremonies, christenings and other function. It was built in 1910, refurbished in 1988 and again in 2000. Within walking distance of Kew Junction shopping centre and transport links, this garden also features a playground and barbecue area, making it an ideal choice for all occasions.

To book, please email Parks and gardens or phone (03) 9278 4595

Other parks

For a list of all local parks, please visit the Parks maps and facilities page on the Boroondara website.

Sports grounds

Reservoir Reserve

Victoria Park – North

Victoria Park – South


The free Studley Park Run is also held at 8am every Saturday morning.

For more information sports grounds, please contact phone the Boroondara Sports Liaison Officer on (03) 9278 4444