A heady mix of spices at this Malaysian laksa joint in Flemington.
5:00pm - 10:00pm
A simple space that celebrates Australia’s small run, experimental wine producers.
Consistency and comfort are key at this Flemington cafe with a curious past.
Wolf and Hound
This tiny Flemington cafe has big local spirit.
Noughts and Crosses
No-nonsense food and coffee in minimalist surrounds.
Restaurants of Australia: Africola
Adelaide meets Africa to create a singular restaurant unlike anything seen before … on any continent.
Restaurants of Australia: Millbrook
A grow-it-yourself winery restaurant leading the way with accessible, seasonal, plant-based dining.
Restaurants of Australia: Igni
The first in our new series examining the country’s best restaurants is a classic story of boy meets grill, set in coastal Victoria.
Restaurants of Australia: Saint Peter
Delicious. Sustainable. Fun. This smart-casual Sydney diner is a blueprint for fish restaurants of the future.
Creative Californian-Japanese food among 1960s Japanese art and modern, plush surroundings.
Heightened family recipes and Gippsland wine come together in this converted 1800s stable.
6:00pm - 10:00pm
A polished Italian diner that’s ditched the traditional red-and-white tablecloths for contemporary art and modern plating techniques.
A bar and restaurant all about fine food, but without fine-dining airs.
Pork crackling and crispy chicken-katsu rolls served until the early hours.
Stillwater at Crittenden Estate
Fine wine since 1982, and food to match.
Sushi tacos, spicy prawn sliders, and two varieties of pizza in a dimly lit diner.
A stylish brewpub putting classic Italian dishes side-by-side with American bar snacks, with a Melbourne-born brewer trained in Germany.
Hanoi Hannah New Quarter
It’s the biggest and boldest of all the Hanoi Hannah venues.
Eyal Shani’s Israeli pita haven came to Melbourne, via Paris and Vienna.
Burgers, steak sandwiches and duck-heart yakitori, 24 hours a day.
A neighbourhood kitchen with a strong liquor game.
Euro-bistro eats and a fun wine concept.
An after dinner locale for late-night cocktails.
Dhaba at the Mill
A converted flourmill serving fragrant and lightly spiced Indian food by the same people behind Horn Please.
An Italian-influenced Argentinian spot by the San Telmo and Pastuso team.
An unassuming destination pub with its own market garden.
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Chicken and chips, Peruvian style.
Paddock-to-plate steaks in a classic pub setting.