At these spots, you can instantly confirm a table for up to 10 people.

Mr Lawrence

Port Melbourne’s Mediterranean-slash-middle-eastern-inspired local, Mr Lawrence.

67 Beach Street, Port Melbourne

Santoni Pizza Bar

Authentic Italian and a three-storey view of Glenferrie Road.

634 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

Neptune Food & Wine

Mediterranean food and wine from four rising stars.

212 High Street, Windsor

Araliya

Traditional Sri Lankan cuisine married with modern techniques.

157 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda

Epocha

Greek and English fare by Guy Holder and Angie Giannakodakis.

49 Rathdowne Street, Carlton

Elyros

Cretan cuisine from the team behind Epocha.

871 Burke Road, Camberwell

Bontempo

From the team behind Fratellino Pizza in South Yarra.

416 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Ichi Ni

Izakaya-style dining with views of Port Philip Bay.

12 The Esplanade, St Kilda

Park Street Pasta & Wine

Fresh, handmade pasta rolled from the best possible ingredients is the draw at this intimate osteria.

268 Park Street, South Melbourne

Gilson

A day-to-night eatery with a refined, European feel.

171 Domain Road, South Yarra

Captain Melville

Pub classics in one of Melbourne’s oldest drinking spots

34 Franklin Street, Melbourne
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