Single malt, creative cocktails and beers on tap will lure you riverside.
Unwind before or after the the theatre.
The Waiting Room
For those of us who like to lounge about in hotel foyers there is The Waiting Room, by Neil Perry at Crown.
City of Melbourne Reveals New Plan for Southbank
More than 2.5 hectares of green public space is part of the plan.
French dining from renowned chef Guillaume Brahimi.
An all-day eatery attached to Hamer Hall.
Sophisticated Italian from star chef Neil Perry.
6:00pm - 12:00am
Best Cocktail Bars in the CBD
Sometimes, beer and wine just don't cut it. In those times, you need cocktails. Be it a well-made Negroni, or a complex, multi-layered sipper, Melbourne has a wealth of places to partake. These are our favourites, ranging from casual spots, to table service venues where the staff wear waistcoats. But without fail, they all know their spirits.
The fourth in a mini-chain of bustling Thai restaurants by accomplished chef David Thompson.
5:00pm - 11:00pm
A modern take on Chinese, from Neil Perry, with a dramatic interior, endless wine list and quality food.
6:00pm - 11:00pm
Seven Cosy Cocktail Bars in Melbourne
Don’t go into winter hibernation – most of these bars are probably warmer than your house.
What’s Open Over Summer: Restaurants and Bars
Eat and drink your way through the silly season and the sunny weeks that follow.
The Southgate fine diner is built on its relationships with suppliers in Tasmania.
Dinner by Heston
As bold as anything you would expect from the experimental chef, minus some of the theatrics of Fat Duck.
5:30pm - 11:00pm
Winner of the best-pizza-in-the-world 2014 is also at Crown.
World-renowned Japanese culinary excellence.
No.8 by John Lawson
A second wind for Crown’s flagship restaurant.
One of Melbourne’s Best Brewery Bars is in Croydon
A suburban spot to come in for a beer or make your own.
The Atlantic Restaurant and Oyster Bar
A vast temple to seafood, located inside Crown Casino.
Rockpool Bar & Grill
A large experience in the best possible way.
6:00pm - 11:00pm
12 To Try: Melbourne’s New Designer Eateries and Bars
A number of the city’s new food and drinks have been nominated for a major design award. Here’s our pick to try this weekend.
What to Order at Melbourne’s Best Cocktail Bars
Feel a bit overwhelmed by lengthy cocktail menus? Four of our city’s best share their failsafe recommendations for a delicious drinking experience.
Seven of Melbourne’s Best Outdoor Bars, Rooftops and Beer Gardens
Where to have your time in the sun this summer.
Melbourne and Sydney Bars Included in World’s Best Bar List Again
A Sydney institution slips and a Melbourne cocktail specialist is announced the best in Australasia.
Dispatch: Bartenders Choice – A Cocktail App From One of New York’s Best Bars
Australia’s Sam Ross wants to up your cocktail game at home, and in bars around the world. His approachable and playful app is here to help.
Broadsheet in Real Life: Cafes, Bars, Restaurants and the Future of Australian Dining
In a few months, Broadsheet will open the Broadsheet Kitchen. What are we thinking?
Local craft beer and sizeable meals just off the rail trail.