Dual entryways via both Main St and the interior of Box Hill Central make Platform 3 a welcoming and easily accessible place to dine. Both a cafe and restaurant, Platform 3 is open from breakfast right through till dinner, and though it serves more Western-style dining amongst the mainly Asian eateries around here, there is still an Asian flair to appeal to the large Asian population....

I love the versatility of sushi in the way I can order to suit my level of hunger; anything from a bite to quell the grumbling stomach, all the way to a full dinner. Today's visit to Sushi Jiro was more of a quick snack stop whilst traipsing around Box Hill Central, rather than a proper meal....

The cafe scene all seems to be happening on the Balwyn end of Whitehorse Road, and Box Hill is left feeling a bit neglected. Hopefully things are set to change with The Penny Drop landing a prime position on the ground floor of the ATO building. Occupying a convenient spot within easy access of trams, trains and buses, The Penny Drop offers a contemporary cafe experience and all-day eatery to Box Hill Central shoppers and locals alike. I first noticed its floor-to-ceiling windowed facade on the way to work,...

The area around Box Hill central is a competitive one for restaurants and cafes; there's no shortage of places to choose from. Umaido is one of the few Japanese eateries within Box Hill Central, and is the chosen location for a quick dinner pit stop....