A tiny cocktail hideout where there's no menu - just a card to specify your preferences; the bartenders do the rest.
Inside this store in a Collingwood laneway you’ll find antique batik tables and handcrafted goods from Indonesia.
The spirit of this Elsternwick institution comes from a tiny town in Germany.
48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar South Yarra
Ever tried lobster- and caviar-laced gnocchi? You can here.
A 19th-century building in the city’s south is home to one of the neighbourhood’s favourite Italian restaurants.
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Pinky’s is brimming with clothing, homewares and books among literal wall-to-wall art.
A relaxed affair from a chef with fine-dining nous, whose market-driven menu can change on a whim.
Shop Ramen Preston
Take a low stool and slurp up Tokyo-style ramen loaded with handmade wheat noodles and untraditional toppings.
The Shady Lady
Like drinking at your cool grandma’s house.
Magnum + Queens
700 bottles of wine selected in part by a former sommelier. You're in good hands.
A lively brunch spot that takes inspiration from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Beautiful, boutique winery making wine by hand.
Japanese- and Korean-inspired food, coffee roasted in-house and 97 seats.
Victoria Hotel Footscray
A stripped-back pub with classic fare and surprising wines.
Choose from more than 200 varieties of greenery, including architectural “jungle cacti” and fishtail palms, and get advice on how to avoid killing them while you’re there.
This personable institution has been around since 1995 and retains a huge base of regular customers who love its classic, consistent menu.
6:00pm - 10:30pm
The food at this Japanese diner is far from traditional, but it's authentically simple.
Colourful walls, colourful food. That's the proposition at this loosely South American eatery with a strong vegetarian slant.
A dedicated porridge, bagel and coffee bar supporting Melbourne’s homeless, and distributing free school lunches.
The Lucy Folk Salon
The playful-luxe label has an outpost in Windsor selling its signature jewellery, sunnies and hand-loomed apparel, plus pieces from other designers.
A bold, contemporary diner dedicated to cooking with fire and smoke, from the owner-chef of ESP, Estelle Bistro and Saint Crispin.
Operating below Block Place since ’94.
Dense, chewy, Sicilian-style gelato from the duo behind Westgarth's Il Melograno.
Sensory Lab Rialto
This outpost from the coffee specialist puts food on the same pedestal as coffee and design.
Stunning architecture and award-winning rieslings, less than two hours north of Melbourne.
12:00pm - 3:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Chris Lucas’s crown jewel on the top floor of Kisumé presents one of the city’s most unique dining experiences.
One for the Crow
Plants on your plate and plants to take home for your lounge room.
This big, bright pub has had many lives. Right now it's all about good beer.
Eddy and Wills
Simple, no-frills food served with a smile.
Village People Hawker Food Hall
This busy restaurant mixes Laotian, Cambodian, Indian, Malay, Burmese and Thai flavours without cutting any corners.
Fury & Son
At this brewery, the focus is on clean and easy drinking beers, with a side of American barbeque.
Local organic produce meets fast food for this celebrity chef’s take on burgers.
Hagen’s Organic Butcher
The shop at South Melbourne Market also runs butchery classes.
MIFF Festival Lounge 2017
The official eating and drinking hub of the Melbourne International Film Festival.
The Gilded Lily
A steakhouse plating up the region’s finest cuts.
6:00pm - 12:00am
The Dirty Apron
Caters for everyone, from young families and tradies to the elderly.
The Wine Farm
A cosy cottage set among seven acres of vines.
Take your single origin coffee in a country garden.
Local wine tastings and homey meals in an 1892-built post office.
Flame licks just about every dish at this tiny 28-seat restaurant, which is among the finest in Australia.
6:00pm - 11:00pm
The Station Hotel
Well-sourced and cooked steaks that make for some of Footscray’s finest.
Strike it rich at this inner north crate-digging institution.
A big, relaxed pub by the team behind The Marquis of Lorne.
A wine bar that's all about supporting women in the industry.
The New Trend
A multi-brand designer store from Canada.
Hanoi Hannah Elsternwick
Spot number two for the southside’s favourite Vietnamese restaurant.
5:00pm - 10:00pm
Penny for Pound
Cruffins, strawberry-cheesecake croissants and stunning petit gateaux in a matching petite shopfront.
Bringing the best of Japanese design to Melbourne.
Kings and Knaves
Prosciutto, pears, smoked salmon and cheese blends – this isn’t toast you make at home.
Who’s up for camel burgers?