by Dan Cunningham and Holly Bodeker-Smith
Updated April 3rd, 2018
These merchants are honing their craft in East Bentleigh.
Good coffee and design in a neighbourhood that was wanting.
Breakfast and lunch with a Middle-Eastern kiss.
Hand-pulled noodle houses in Chinatown. A lavish dining room in a neo-gothic building. Italian steakhouses on Flinders Lane. And more.
The restaurants shaping Melbourne’s culinary scene, from old to new, affordable to pricey.
In this big, food-loving city of ours, new restaurants open virtually every day of the year. Here’s our pick of the best new openings.