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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.
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...
The restaurants shaping Melbourne’s culinary scene, from old to new, affordable to pricey.
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...
A one-person roastery in a warehouse. A standing-only spot with espresso bar feels. A coffee “cellar door” by Melbourne roasting royalty....
Classic Italian paninis, katsu sandos, spruced-up salad numbers, porchetta two-handers – whichever way you roll, there’s something for yo...
An Argentinian barbeque favourite, a Venetian grillhouse with whopping bisteccas, an outpost of Anthony Bourdain's favourite butcher and ...
An eight-seat omakase diner with one nightly sitting. A rowdy izakaya with cyberpunk energy. A global ramen chain's first Melbourne outpo...
Explore a subterranean Japanese diner, refined Italian restaurants, retro burger joints and more.
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.
Pizza, pasta and a handful of non-Italian options.
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...
Here's where to order your next celebration cake (or post-lunch single slice).
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 all-you-can-eat Sri Lankan feast with endless hoppers. Lebanese classics at a family-run institution. Cheap puttanesca and Negronis. A...
Classic two-handers at a retro diner. Buttermilk-brined burgers at a storied pub. A cheeseburger at one of the world’s best restaurants. ...
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 ...
Many of Melbourne's best restaurants also offer private dining. Here's where to go to take your next function to another level.
These are Melbourne’s top spots for killer croissants, silky Portuguese tarts, swirly chocolate babka, custardy canelés and more.
Find a burger on Sydney Road, Indian in the back streets, vegan Vietnamese and more.
Whether your taste skews classic or new wave, we can recommend a fun place for you to drink good wine.
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