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Hand-pulled noodle houses in Chinatown. A lavish dining room in a neo-gothic building. Italian steakhouses on Flinders Lane. And more.
The restaurants shaping Melbourne’s culinary scene, from old to new, affordable to pricey.
In this big, food-loving city of ours, new restaurants open virtually every day of the year. Here’s our pick of the best new openings.
Intricate Japanese breakfast sets. Turkish-style eggs at a sunny corner spot (with house-blend coffee). Brekkie muffins at a beloved sang...
Wear your stretchy pants to a Venetian-inspired diner; a northern Italian spot with its own “pasta lab”; a Melbourne icon around since '8...
Venture beyond the food court for a semi-famous slow-roasted lamb shoulder, aromatic Thai boat noodles, a classic ramen-and-beer combo, a...
An Argentinian barbeque favourite, a Venetian grillhouse with whopping bisteccas, an outpost of Anthony Bourdain's favourite butcher and ...
Melbourne’s best spots for outdoor drinking. Good weather optional but preferred.
Classic Italian paninis, katsu sandos, spruced-up salad numbers, porchetta two-handers – whichever way you roll, there’s something for yo...
Visit a three-storey Italian spot with woodfired pies. An industrial spot with Chicago's deep-dish pizzas. And another voted one of Ocean...
An eight-seat omakase diner with one nightly sitting. A rowdy izakaya with cyberpunk energy. A global ramen chain's first Melbourne outpo...
Melbourne does cafes like nowhere else. Find the CBD's best standing-only coffee spots, brunch-focused cafes, sandwich shops and more.
Visit a rollicking late-night spot with a jukebox. A rooftop bar with punchy Thai food. A cosy bluestone cottage with sharp cocktails. An...
A one-person roastery in a warehouse. A standing-only spot with espresso bar feels. A coffee “cellar door” by Melbourne roasting royalty....
Some of Victoria’s best craft spirits are found well outside Melbourne. These distilleries are well worth planning a trip to. Just make s...
Classic two-handers at a retro diner. Buttermilk-brined burgers at a storied pub. A cheeseburger at one of the world’s best restaurants. ...
Aromatic boat noodles in a carpark. Thai-style chicken and rice at a low-key diner. Regional Thai fare in a neon-lit restaurant. And more.
The city’s gold standard for Hakata-style soup; a cult, low-waste pop-up gone permanent; a neon-lit spot with lobster-topped ramens; and ...
Drinks and fresh air make a fine combo. Ascend to a Cali-inspired spot, a sky-high karaoke bar, the biggest rooftop bar in the CBD and more.
Pizza, pasta and a handful of non-Italian options.
Here's where we're going for brunch right now.
These are Melbourne’s top spots for killer croissants, silky Portuguese tarts, swirly chocolate babka, custardy canelés and more.
Here's where to order your next celebration cake (or post-lunch single slice).
Explore a subterranean Japanese diner, refined Italian restaurants, retro burger joints and more.
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