When John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, assembled the world’s original sandwich in the 1700s, he probably had no idea how far it would go. We don’t just mean geographically, either. Sandwiches are now vehicles for just about every edible item on Earth.
Here in Melbourne we’ve embraced the lot – sandwiches filled with lasagne, fiery Thai salads, fried chicken, American barbeque and every other cut of meat imaginable. Whether they’re wild, simple or luxurious, here’s where you’ll find the best sandwiches in Melbourne.
Head up: we’re not including toasted sandwiches in this guide. They’re another beast entirely, and they satisfy different cravings. If you don’t find the right sandwich for you here, try one of the guides below.