34 Jackson St
Toorak 3142, VIC
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Orita's is the perfect place for intimate functions. Unique Japanese Cuisine and beautiful surroundings.
|Area:||4.3 km (1.7 sq mi)|
|Location:||5 km (3 mi) from Melbourne|
|Local Government Area:||City of Stonnington|
|State District:||Malvern, Prahran|
Toorak is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 5 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district located on a rise on the south side of a bend in the Yarra River. Its Local Government Area is the City of Stonnington. At the 2006 Census, Toorak had a population of 13,127.
In popular Australian culture, the name Toorak has become synonymous with wealth and privilege. The suburb has long had the reputation of being Melbourne's most elite, and ranks among the most prestigious in Australia. It has the highest average property values in Melbourne, and is one of the most expensive suburbs in Australia.
It is bordered by South Yarra at Williams Road on the west, Malvern at Glenferrie Road on the east, Prahran and Armadale at Malvern Road to the south and the suburbs of Richmond and Hawthorn on the north side of the river. The suburb's main street is considered to be Toorak Road, in which is situated the commercial area of Toorak Village.
Toorak takes its name from Toorak House the residence of James Jackson, a merchant in 1849.