by Dan Cunningham and Holly Bodeker-Smith
Updated June 23rd, 2016
These are places where vino is taken very seriously, and if you ask, the staff will be able to guide you. Most of the time, cheese and other European fare are part of the package.
A focus on natural wine by the crack team behind The Town Mouse.
A city staple for more than 20 years. What more do you need to know?
A French-leaning list with dining-friendly half bottles on offer.
Wine on a roof.
Settle into a bentwood chair and pretend you're in Europe.
Sit in or take a bottle home.
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.