Ragu’s cafe-restaurant combination serves Fitztroy North and neighbouring Princes Hill and Brunswick residents well, offering a breakfast and lunch menu until mid-afternoon before switching to a more classically-structured evening menu of Italian classics. Located along Nicholson Street just a couple of blocks south of Brunswick Road, Ragui is ideally positioned to offer Melbourne’s morning larks a comprehensive breakfast options covering all the Aussie classics. The lunch menu moves in more Mediterranean circles, with some Italian pasta dishes acting as teasers to the main event, dinner. Here a solid range of entrees, salads, pasta and risotto dishes, main courses and desserts meet a great kids’ menu all at prices that won’t break the bank. Reserve Ragu in advance for a leisurely Italian meal.