The Best Restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD
There’s an enormous concentration of restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD. Many, like Reine and Gimlet, are high end, catering to business people and affluent theatregoers. But the big student population also means an abundance of more affordable places, from the late-night Butcher’s Diner to the queue-worthy Thai diner Soi 38.
Whatever your budget, occasion or preferred cuisine, this guide can help. Know this, though: it’s big. There are more than 130 restaurants listed here, which is the number we feel is necessary to do justice to the CBD’s plethora of restaurants. The next time you’re on Flinders Street with hunger pangs, hit this list of the city’s best restaurants, curated by Broadsheet’s expert food and drink editors.