Bourke Street Mall
Bourke Street Mall
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Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Andy H
Worcester, UK18 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Food was really good but the restaurant have taken 2 x payments for the same meal. I pointed this out at the time after noticing the duplicated transaction on my card app. In spite of 3 further visits I am still waiting to be reimbursed for their ‘mistake’. Only one lady (Suman) has demonstrated any degree of customer care; the manager of the restaurant has not responded to 3 x separate emails which quite frankly is appalling, especially as we had the meal on December 22nd. Quite frankly the way Vapiano have dealt with this is totally unacceptable 😡
Written 11 January 2023
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Victorianlad
Melbourne, Australia17,460 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
This is the true 'central point' of the Melbourne Central Business District, with the highlight being the iconic Myer Melbourne flagship department store that is on six levels (seven when Santaland is open pre-Christmas).

Myer has a huge range (including sports equipment and clothing in the basement) of homewares, kitchen and entertainment equipment, ladies', mens' and children's clothing plus on the ground floor, a beauty section that will please most women.

It often has sales but even outside of this it stocks items no one else does, and prices are fine. There are also two cafes within Myer.

There's a Priceline opposite, and Swanston, Bourke and Elizabeth St trams serve the Mall.
Written 9 February 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Bourke Street Mall is Melbourne's main shopping street. The Mall runs between Swanston Street and Elizabeth Street. The Bourke Street Mall contains the Myer flagship store and the Divid Jones department store. The Mall contains other retail outlets, including the historic Royal Arcade. The Mall is a popular spot for people to hang out and listen to the buskers.
Written 2 April 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
The Bourke Street Mall is an exciting shopping destination in central Melbourne. The main retail department stores are Myer and David Jones. They are both well-stocked with everything from classy apparel to luxury goods. There are lots of shops to choose from, including H&M in the former GPO. There are usually several buskers to provide entertainment.
Written 26 August 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
The shopping centre of Melbourne is the Bourke Street Mall. The Mall runs between Swanston St and Elizabeth Street; as do the trams, which move very slowly. The two major department store chains, Myer and David Jones, both have stores fronting the Mall. Buskers often set up their pitch here. H&M have a big store in the former General Post Office. One of the highlights of the Bourke St Mall is the Myer Christmas windows, which have delighted Melbourne children for many years. Several arcades run off the Mall, which are worth exploring.
Written 24 February 2021
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia49,872 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
The Bourke Street Mall is a large shopping area. It takes a sizeable chunk of the street and there are numerous shops, including the big department stores, Myer and David Jones. It is the place to go for "real" shopping! Lots of fun and plenty of window shopping as well.
Written 7 May 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
With Christmas fast approaching, Myer can be relied to create a Christmas wondlerland with its festive windows. The entertaining windows front Myer's Bourke Street flagship store. They always attract a crowd, kids love them. By the way, this attraction is free.
Written 20 November 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Bourke St Mall is bustling with festive shoppers. Myer and David Jones are busy with customers who are looking for something special. The Myer Christmas Windows are featuring the mischievous Bluey, who is much loved by the younger generation. There are lots of things to see, including the GPO. The Bourke St Mall runs between Swanston St and Elizabeth St, it's a favorite shopping destination for the people of Melbourne.
Written 1 December 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,448 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
Bourke St Mall is the retailing hub of Melbourne. The flagship Myer Department store hosts the famous Christmas windows, which have been a highlight of the festive season for generations of Melbourne children. The up-market David Jones department store is another well-known feature of the Mall. H&M occupies the former General Post Office. There are many other retail attractions, including the historic Royal Arcade.
Written 6 December 2022
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christoskontas 🇬🇷
Thessaloniki, Greece6,369 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
A central Μall that worth at least a joyful exploration. Crowded area and great shops to buy everything. You will find all famous brands here as well as a tourist information desk.
Written 8 March 2020
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