Nook Vintage in Johnston Street Fitzroy has this other outlet in Clifton Hill. It accommodates those larger pieces as well as having its own unique style with its wares.
The Warehouse is hidden down a little laneway just behind Queens Parade. Packed to the roof with amazing treasures this place will rock your socks off!
The beauty of returning every month is that there is something new I spy even though it may have been there a month before, it’s been placed elsewhere in the Warehouse or has been displayed differently. That’s what makes this place so special.
Owners Rachel and Gary are so gorgeous and friendly, eager to help out if you’re looking for something special. With this fabulous massive warehouse that is over 250 metres of vintage / retro / industrial heaven you are bound to find something.
I’ve seen these old mattress springs on hard rubbish and reckon I could use this as either a trellis for my tomatoes or even better, as a noticeboard for old vintage photos of my family.
If you’re a stylist you’ll be pleased to learn that most of the Nook Vintage stock can be hired which is good for TV shows, Movies and more recently a local band had their album cover photo taken here.
These boxes are fabulous for storage – stay away from the IKEA and get something a little different. You can also ask about the history of something you like because for me that’s what makes my purchases so interesting.
Every few months the Warehouse has a delivery of eclectic items from around the country and they are then either sent off to Nook in Johnston Street or they stay here. Not sure how long before they open another store because the quality of their goods is excellent.
Children are welcome in the store but make sure they are careful around some of the more delicate items OR some items are stacked or racked and a good bump and there might be a tumble of for example glassware.
What will you find here?
- Retro and Vintage homewares
- Retro and Vintage furniture
- Industrial furniture, bits and bobs
- Large items such as tables and desks and cupboards
- Industrial signage
- Quirky trinkets
- Industrial signage
- Industrial lighting
- Vintage maps
- Chairs and more chairs
OPENING HOURS: 11 am – 4 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday
PHONE: 0417 187 196
LOCATION: Rear 304 – 308 Queens Parade, North Fitzroy. (Enter via laneway near corner of Michael Street and Queens Parade)
PARKING: Parking easy fairly easy along Queens Parade but there is a time limit. There are no meters. You can also park in Michael Street quite easily.
TRANSPORT: There are buses and trams and trains that go to Clifton Hill. Check timetables at PTV by clicking here. From Nook Vintage catch the 86 tram (Bundoora line) to Queens Parade from Smith Street to get to the Warehouse or it’s a five-minute drive from the shop on Johnston Street.
DISABLED ACCESS: Good disabled access throughout the Warehouse. Nice and spacious.
ATM: You can pay by using eftpos, cash or credit card. There are a number of ATM’s along Queens Parade.
ENTRANCE FEE: No fee.
DELIVERY: Nook Vintage Warehouse can arrange delivery if you live a reasonable distance at your expense. Please discuss with the staff regarding freight arrangements and the companies that they use.
DOGS: I would say no, because there are some fragile items but if it’s a small dog you may be able to carry it. Ask the person at the desk. Do not leave your dog in the car for safety reasons. If needed, tie the dog up outside and put some water out for it.
FOOD: You can get refreshments and light snacks at some of the cafes that are sprinkled along Queens Parade.
TOILET FACILITIES: There are toilets at some of the cafes but you may need to buy a coffee.
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