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The second outpost for Melbourne's most revered croissants. Expect to queue for at least 15 minutes, if not longer.
An all-day Parisian-style diner taking you right through from morning croissants to late-night cheese.
A bold, contemporary diner dedicated to cooking with fire and smoke, from the owner-chef of Estelle and Saint Crispin.
Two French bakers are making classic sourdough, fruit loaves and three-ingredient baguettes and getting creative with banana-split croissants and blood-orange doughnuts in an airy, mint-green space.
A modern take on the classic Italian enoteca, a 50-seat wine bar with house-made pasta, hard-to-find wines and waiters clad in head-to-toe white Japanese denim in an iconic heritage-listed building.
A handsome, cosy space you can spend hours in traversing a menu of Middle Eastern favourites borrowed from its elder sibling, Maha.
Enter for hand-rolled layered leek and cheese pastries, vegetarian moussaka and clay pots filled with slow-cooked meat. When the dishes arrive, they’ll be spread out across the table, because everything is for sharing.
Ten Minutes by Tractor's farmhouse-style sibling offers simpler but no less compelling French food.
The Sydney bakery has opened a temporary St Kilda shop, serving “Australia’s most Instagrammed dessert”, as well as new savoury pastries such as a ratatouille danish and an asparagus and ‘nduja number with a spicy kick.
Northern Italian fare in a dimly lit osteria.
A vegan neighbourhood corner store and deli in Fitzroy.
Under the stewardship of star chef Andrew McConnell, this classic old boozer feels as vital as ever.
This tiny pie shop has an ex-Supernormal chef in the kitchen making lasagne pies, chicken-parma sausage rolls, vegan pumpkin pies and more, best followed with a hot Milo or an old-school vanilla slice. If you can’t decide, grab a party-pie tasting paddle.
Wait-in-line-worthy pastries, cruffins and twice-baked croissants are served fresh out of the oven in this converted Fitzroy warehouse.
Egyptian falafel and a friendly neighbourhood atmosphere.
Gluten-free naan? Indian nachos? You can find them here.
Sichuan tofu jaffles, elegant steak tartare and wonton-skin mille-feuille.
A bakery and coffee shop with some unexpected treats.
The most iconic cannoli shop in Melbourne.
This old-school diner does three-cheese poutine, beef brisket burgers, deep-fried pickles and slices of classic cherry pie. And every item on the menu can be made vegan.
A fresh, upmarket take on gozleme, that flaky Turkish classic.
Point Leo Estate’s in-house fine diner is up there with the Peninsula’s best culinary experiences.
Brighton’s colourful bathing boxes, brought indoors.
Stylish, standing-room-only coffee on Flinders Lane.
This Uyghur restaurant serves springy hand-pulled spicy noodles, beef dumplings, and flaky pastries filled with lamb and cumin.
Small, sweet and with its heart well and truly in the right place, pint-sized Beatrix is winning over locals with its house-made sweets and warm community spirit.
Products from Australia, Italy and Spain keep this neighbourhood enoteca thrumming.
Mac’n’cheese pies, banana and custard pancake pies, and rhubarb and liquorice dessert pies in a tiny shop that takes cues from Alice in Wonderland.
It’s one of world’s finest restaurants, but this country cottage also has a comforting, familial character that makes chef Dan Hunter’s creative food that much more enjoyable.
An Austrian-inspired bakery serving pretzels, sachertorte and shakshuka croissants.
More fine coffee and a metropolitan-inspired menu from the team at Commonfolk.
A vegetarian cafe that goes beyond the usual staples.
Israeli share platters and pita pockets (and yes, the chef is left-handed).
French-inspired all-day breakfast in South Melbourne.
Carlton's shyest roastery and cafe is hidden down a laneway.
Coffee is the focus at this spot from Axil Coffee Roasters, but the menu is no B-team.
A European-style bakery/cafe in Clifton Hill with artisan bread and pastries.
Modern Indian cuisine from the cousins behind St Kilda’s Babu Ji.
This all-day spot serves contemporary Asian-Australian cuisine in a sleek Richmond setting.
Hot pies and "dodgy" dim sims next door to Pope Joan.
Traditional bread and experimental pastry from one of France’s biggest names.
A neatly designed cafe that easily caters for vegans and vegetarians.
Try raw Wagyu kofta and cardamom-spiked coffee at this bar/restaurant serving up lesser-known Middle Eastern.
Italian past, Lebanese present.
This tiny, technicolour Flinders Lane patisserie serves flaky croissants and fluffy doughnuts without the help of butter, milk or eggs.
An Aussie bakery with a sweet American twist on the west side.
Delicious cheap dining.
An authentic world of saccharine delights from Sicily.
A patisserie for Francophiles.
Pies and craft beer in a bluestone pub that dates back to 1857.