The best restaurants in Collingwood include everything from a 50-year-old institution to some of Melbourne’s most exciting fine-diners.
Explore the back streets and you'll find breweries, wine bars and a hint of punk-rock attitude.
Where to start your morning in the grungy, industrial suburb.
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An acclaimed, set menu only fine-diner featuring punchy, technique-driven dishes.
A casual taqueria from the owners of Mamasita.
Kangaroo pastrami, pulled pig’s-head and croquettes are the hallmarks of this flexible restaurant-slash-wine bar.
A three-in-one deli, restaurant and wine bar.
Wagyu lasagna and squid ink mafaldine are among the highlights at this untraditional Italian diner.
A late-night bar bringing the flavours of New Orleans and Texan barbeque to Melbourne.
Head here for sturdy pies filled with mac’n’cheese, confit duck, bacon and eggs, and lasagne by acclaimed chef Raymond Capaldi.
Gyoza, katsu sandos, a beer vending machine and miso-caramel soft serve.
A charming little Japanese restaurant with a cluttered interior that feels a bit like being in Japan.
Fancy a no-nonsense burger for breakfast, served five storeys up, inside a train carriage? This is the place for you.
A micro Middle-Eastern diner where Israeli hummus is treated as a dish – not a dip.
A vegan pizza joint on Smith Street.
A cheery place for a Japanese lunch.
What this restaurant lacks in walls and seating it makes up for in street-side charm. It’s championing the torta (a substantial Mexican sandwich), and there are three tacos on the menu, but not much else. And nothing costs more than $15.
Classic Greek dishes served with panache.
Delectable thin-crust pizza and DJs until late.
A classic old pub at the top end of Smith Street, with a bit of Italy in its bistro.
Vego and vegan-friendly Middle Eastern on Smith Street.
It’s the simple burger joint Melburnians have fallen hard for.
If you’re looking for Thai food with a difference, this is your place.
Authentic Ethiopian cuisine and live music make this a stand-out venue.