Where to find coffee and food south of the river.
Fine diners, Italian restaurants, burger joints. They're all here.
From elevated pub food to handmade pasta, here’s where to catch dinner on Clarendon Street and beyond.
The range here may be eclectic, but the best bars in South Yarra are all crowd-pleasers with broad appeal.
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Sourdough, spelt, multigrain, and soy and linseed are among the bready delights at this respected outfit.
A bold, contemporary diner dedicated to cooking with fire and smoke, from the owner-chef of Estelle and Saint Crispin.
This is about as French as a brasserie can be.
From the restaurateur behind Sarti and Il Bacaro.
Sink into a tan leather booth for elevated European fare from a former Vue de Monde and Matilda chef, and botanical-inspired cocktails by 2018’s World Class Bartender of the Year. But this elegant diner isn’t sticking around forever.
Affordable, sexy pizza.
With an ex-Circa and Mr Wolf chef slinging the same hearty pho, banh mi and salads found at the original Balaclava venue.
Intimate and communal, like a real Italian restaurant should be.
An ex-Tulum chef serving contemporary Turkish food.
No-bookings pizzeria with late night slices in front, a dark and moody cocktail bar out back.
A solid trad-French concept where steak and fries are the stars.
Ever tried lobster- and caviar-laced gnocchi? You can here.
Ambitious young owner-chef Charlie Carrington changes the cuisine every four months.
A favourite pizza joint among the South Yarra locals.
A haven for Melbournian chilli lovers.
A day-to-night eatery with a refined, European feel.
An authentic Italian stalwart on Chapel Street.
Experience a variety of (mostly French) tastes and textures at Bistro Gitan, the Reymond family restaurant.
How much steak can you handle?
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dine-in, takeaway. This little Japanese bolthole does it all.
Neon signage and dissolving fairy-floss Martinis. Instagram, here we come.
A low-key destination for regional Italian food.
A classy but casual restaurant from the Melbourne catering group, Tommy Collins.
Where fine dining meets a dive bar meets a lounge and it somehow works.
A slick, Vietnamese-inspired cafe and bar in the Royal Botanic Gardens by Shannon Bennett.
Restaurant, cafe, bar and bottle shop all in one.
Purebred Angus beef on brioche buns.
Hawker-style Vietnamese food delivered with tongue firmly in cheek.
Australian and Mediterranean influences are combined with flair at the Olsen Hotel's in-house restaurant.
A traditional pasta bar with proper elbow-to-elbow ambience.