by Dan Cunningham and Holly Bodeker-Smith
Updated April 9th, 2018
Brighton’s colourful bathing boxes, brought indoors.
Another cafe from the duo behind Olie and Ari and Tom Wilson.
Caters for early-morning coffees and post-work drinks with equal aplomb.
A bayside cafe with a new-school menu.
An energetic little cafe tucked away in the backstreets of Brighton.
Middle Eastern-inspired food in an industrial fit-out. Simple.
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.