Gertrude Street

Gertrude Street was voted second coolest street in the world 2022! Packed with cafes, bars, restaurants, galleries, boutiques, vintage wares, costume hire and old-school pubs.

Gertrude Street is located in Fitzroy, spanning from Nicholson Street in the west, across Brunswick Street, to Smith Street in the east. 

The street was voted the second coolest street in the world according to TimeOut in 2022.

Gertrude Street is well known for independent fashion labels and galleries, quality cafes, restaurants and bars, and art galleries.

Gertrude Street hosted the Victorian State Government's inaugural Pride street party in February 2022. 

Gertrude Street is conveniently serviced by tram route 86.   

People of Gertrude Street 

People of Gertrude Street is an independent organisation that supports the businesses of Gertrude Street with activities, marketing campaigns and events. Visit their Instagram

Precinct map


Precinct data 

Each year, we visit ground floor businesses across our 12 retail precincts, to record vacancies and changes to business tenancies to monitor trends and assist with strategic planning. 

Click the image below to view the latest Gertrude Street data, including vacancy rates, retail mix, turnover rate and night time economy figures.