by Dan Cunningham and Holly Bodeker-Smith
Updated April 9th, 2018
A lush, fern-filled cafe hidden off Grange Road.
A quiet local cafe on Heidelberg Road.
A charming establishment with a rustic touch.
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.