2018 Banyule BestBiz Award Finalists

The Banyule BestBiz Awards Votes are in with over 7,000 votes lodged across nine categories! Thank you to all of the fabulous Banyule businesses that have supported the awards program to date. 

Congratulations to our 2018 Banyule BestBiz Award finalists:

Restaurants, Pubs and Bars: Cafe Saffron Indian Restaurant,  The Henry Bar & Bistro and Passage Thru Malaysia  

Cafes & Takeaways: Hunter Lane, Pinkie and The Were Street Food Store

Fresh Produce: Growers Fresh, Liberty Wholesale Fruit & Veg and Montmorency Orchard Fresh Fruiterers 

Goods & Services: Australia Post – Lower Plenty LPO, Chocilo Melbourne and Ivanhoe Newsagency

Professional Services: Andrew Place Pharmacy, Briar Hill Pharmacy and Busybird Publishing

Fashion:  Ricardo Ferro, Ritz of Rosanna and Stitch Me   

Wellbeing: Banyule Massage Therapy Centre, F45 Training Heidelberg and Kneadasoothe 

Hair and Beauty: Elliott Steele,  Hair By Ciccone and Kimmy Rose Hair Studio 

The Newcomer: Mess Makers, Passage Thru Malaysia and Wally and Fletcher 

The award winners will be announced on Wednesday 24 October 2018.   Book your tickets below!

The overall Banyule BestBiz award winners will be announced at a special presentation evening on Wednesday 24 October from 7pm to 9pm at Cellini Lounge Bar ,191 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg. Registration to the event costs $39 (Inc GST)and provides finger food and drinks, with alcohol at bar prices. 

This event is great opportunity to network and be entertained by male comic and MC Peter Rowsthorn, best known for his role as long suffering husband Brett Craig in the hit series Kath and Kim, and for his recent appearance braving the jungle in ‘I’m a celebrity – Get Me Out Of Here’, 

Visit the Banyule Business website to book your tickets, all are welcome to attend. Registration closes at 12 noon on Saturday, 20 October. 

Proudly sponsored by Coffico Coffee, Hotel Agencies and McPherson Wine Co.

The BestBiz Awards were established to promote and recognise Banyule businesses and reinforce the benefits of shopping, eating and doing business locally. As a people’s choice awards program, the community enthusiastically took the opportunity to vote for their favourite Banyule businesses in each of the eight categories. We also had great pleasure in providing an additional Mayoral Choice Award. The BestBiz Awards is just one of the many ways Council supports prospective and established businesses, helping them to thrive in Banyule.

BestBiz Awards 2017

Congratulations to all our 2017 category finalists and winners!

Cafes & Takeaways: Boots and Barley Café, Sweet by Nature and The Were Street Food Store
Restaurants, Pubs and Bars: Cafe Saffron Indian Restaurant, Max’s Woodfired Pizza & Burgers and The Henry Bar & Bistro  
Fashion: Christines Shoes, Mojo on Main and Ritz of Rosanna  
Fresh Produce: , Karve It Up Meats & Fine Food, Mont Fresh and Sculli Bros
Goods & Services: Barking Good, Leos Fine Food & Wine Supermarket and Yuppy-Puppy Dog-Grooming
Hair and Beauty: EKO Designs, Hair By Ciccone and Kimmy Rose Hair Studio 
Wellbeing: Banyule Massage Therapy Centre, Bung Pai Thai Massage and Jetts Rosanna
Professional Services: Andrew Place Pharmacy, Briar Hill Pharmacy and Heather Rongard Education Consultant.

BestBiz Awards 2016

Congratulations to all the 2016 category finalist and winners!

The finalists and winners in the 2016 Banyule Bestbiz Awards were:

Cafes & Takeaways – Cruze Lounge, Watsonia, Divine at YaYas, Macleod, Miss Marie Café, Rosanna;
Restaurants, Pubs & Bars – Barkly Hotel, Heidelberg, Café Saffron, Ivanhoe, Max’s Burger Bar, Montmorency, and Urban Grooves Café, Greensborough;
Fashion – Alter My Stuff, East Ivanhoe, Christine’s Shoes, Greensborough, and Ritz of Rosanna, Rosanna;
Fresh Produce – Karve It Up Meats & Fine Food, Greensborough, Lime Fresh Produce, Heidelberg, and Sculli Brothers, Greensborough;
General Retail – Helloworld Greensborough, Greensborough, Leo’s Fine Food & Wine, Heidelberg, and Yuppy Puppy Dog Grooming Services, Macleod;
Hair & Beauty – Eko Designs, Ivanhoe, Hair by Ciccone, Macleod, and Johnathan a Hair, Rosanna;
Wellbeing – Banyule Massage Therapy Centre, Rosanna, Bung Pai Thai Massage, Bundoora and Jetts Rosanna, Rosanna;
Professional Services  – Andrew Place Pharmacy, Bundoora, Briar Hill Pharmacy, Briar Hill, and Heather Ronngard Education Consultant, Greensborough
Mayoral Choice AwardDeep Ocean Fish & Chippery, Heidelberg West

Banyule BestBiz Awards 2015

Congratulations to all the 2015 category finalist and winners!

Cafes, Takeaway & Eateries – Miss Marie Café, Rosanna, Buongusto Café and Homewares, East Ivanhoe, Holey Moley! Gourmet Coffee, Greensborough;
– Christine’s Shoes, Greensborough, Suz’s Socks and Jocks, Macleod, Ritz of Rosanna, Rosanna;
Fresh Produce – Lime Fresh Produce, Heidelberg, Delicut Deli, St Helena, and Karve It Up Meats and Fine Food, Greensborough;
General Retail – Australian Chocolate Emporium, Eaglemont, Yuppy Puppy Dog Grooming, Macleod, and Greensborough Grain Store, Greensborough;
Hairdressers & Beauty Services – Hair by Ciccone, Macleod, Johnathan A Hair, Rosanna, House of Gents, Heidelberg West, and Manhattan Skin & Laser Clinic, Watsonia;
Health & Wellbeing – Andrew Place Pharmacy, Bundoora, Banyule Massage Therapy Centre, Rosanna, Cinch Personal Training, Macleod;
Professional Services – In Home Care, Heidelberg, Austin Rise Bed and Breakfast, Heidelberg, and Busybird Publishing, Montmorency;
Restaurants, Pubs & Bars – Vino Central, Ivanhoe, Kanda Japanese Restaurant, Ivanhoe, and Barklys Hotel, Heidelberg;
– Birch Haberdashery, Heidelberg West, Dolphin Product, Heidelberg West, Sweet by Nature, Heidelberg West, Chocolatier Australia, Heidelberg West;
Mayoral Choice Award –  Smart Graffiti & Coatings, Heidelberg West


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