Fine diners, Italian restaurants, burger joints. They're all here.
Where to find coffee and food south of the river.
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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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.
Sourdough, spelt, multigrain, and soy and linseed are among the bready delights at this respected outfit.
From the restaurateur behind Sarti and Il Bacaro.
Experience a variety of (mostly French) tastes and textures at Bistro Gitan, the Reymond family restaurant.
Ever tried lobster- and caviar-laced gnocchi? You can here.
A solid trad-French concept where steak and fries are the stars.
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.
An ex-Tulum chef serving contemporary Turkish food.
Affordable, sexy pizza.
Restaurant, cafe, bar and bottle shop all in one.
No-bookings pizzeria with late night slices in front, a dark and moody cocktail bar out back.
Ambitious young owner-chef Charlie Carrington changes the cuisine every four months.
Intimate and communal, like a real Italian restaurant should be.
A favourite pizza joint among the South Yarra locals.
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 day-to-night eatery with a refined, European feel.
A classy but casual restaurant from the Melbourne catering group, Tommy Collins.
A haven for Melbournian chilli lovers.
With an ex-Circa and Mr Wolf chef slinging the same hearty pho, banh mi and salads found at the original Balaclava venue.
How much steak can you handle?
A low-key destination for regional Italian food.
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.
An authentic Italian stalwart on Chapel Street.
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.