Don't know where to go on Melbourne Cup Day? Whether you're on your way to celebrate the races or just want to enjoy the long weekend, we have you covered. An extra day off is a great excuse to try the cafes, bars and restaurants around the city you've been meaning to get to, from interesting newcomers to old favourites.

CBD

Arbory Bar & Eatery
7am-12pm

Boilermaker House
4pm-3am

Chin Chin
11am–late

Cumulus Inc.
8am–late

Cumulus Up
5pm–late

Gazi
11.30am–late

Lucy Liu
4pm–late

Madame Brussels
12pm-1am

Menya Sandaime
Open 24 hours

Rustica Canteen
8am-4pm

Supernormal
11am–late

NORTH

127 Brunswick Street
7am–late

Addict Food & Coffee
7am-4pm

Builders Arms Hotel
12pm–late

Cutler & Co.
12pm–5pm

Everyday Coffee
7am–4pm

Hammer and Tong
7am–4pm

Industry Beans
8am-4pm

Jimmy Grants – Fitzroy, Richmond and Ormond
11am-10pm

Milk the Cow – Carlton and St Kilda
12pm–late

Pidapipo Gelateria
12pm-11pm

Rude Boy Burger
11am-9pm

Smith Street Alimentari and Brunwsick Street Alimentari
8am-5pm

Welcome to Thornbury
12pm – 11pm

Wide Open Road
8am-4pm (kitchen closes 3pm)

SOUTH EAST

Bancroft Brewers
7am-4pm

Entrecôte – South Yarra and CBD
7am–12am

Hanoi Hannah and Hannoi Hannah Express Lane
12pm–late

The Kettle Black
8am-4pm

Lawson Grove Shop
8am-1pm

Leonard’s House of Love
12pm–late

Mammoth
7am-4pm

Prahran Hotel
12pm–late

Saigon Sally
6pm–late

Smalls Bar
7am–6pm

The Smith
12pm–3pm, 6pm-late

St Ali
7.30pm–6pm

St Edmonds
7.30am–4pm

The Stables of Como
9am-5pm

Tall Timber
7am-4 pm

Tokyo Tina
5pm–late

Top Paddock
8am-4pm

Two Wrongs
6pm–10pm

EAST

BAWA
8am-4pm

Botherambo
5pm–11pm

Fonda Mexican – Richmond, CBD, Hawthorn, Windsor
11.30am–9.30pm

The Fooddrinkery
8am–4pm

Hard Pressed
8am–4pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)

Pillar of Salt
7am-5pm

Prospect Espresso
8am-3pm

Second Home
8am-4pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)

Square and Compass
8am-4pm (kitchen closes at 3.30pm)

Touchwood
7.30am-4.30pm

Ugly Duckling
3pm–1am

BAYSIDE

Albert Park Deli
5am–7pm

Claypots
12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm

Combi Coffee
7am-3pm

I Carusi II
6pm–late

Ichi Ni
12pm–late

Newmarket Hotel
12pm-3pm, 5.30pm–10.30pm

Sebastian’s Food & Wine
7am-2pm

WEST

8bit
11am-11pm

Auction Rooms
7.30am-5pm

Duchess of Spotswood
8am-1pm

Mork Chocolate
9am-5pm

The Premises
8am-4pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)

Station Street Trading
8am–1pm

Wilfred Smith Food & Drink
7.30am-2pm