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Pearl Diver
Cocktails & Oysters Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

As their name would suggest, Pearl Diver Cocktails & Oysters (PDCO) is a cocktail and oyster bar specialising offering a unique dining experience where their dedication to cocktails and oysters re...

Rustica
Best Cafes

South Yarra

Rustica was established in 2012 in Fitzroy and is now located on Melbourne’s most iconic strip, Chapel St South Yarra. Delivering artisan breads and pastries baked using traditional sourdough techni...

Longrain & Longsong
Modern Thai Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Longrain has been one of Melbourne's leading institution restaurants and offers a modern Thai cuisine in an iconic double storey restored 1900’s horse stable; still to this day you can see the horse...

Teddy Picker
Restaurants Along Werribee River

Werribee

Teddy Picker is a multi-use entertainment venue in the heart of Werribee and on the banks of the Werribee River. The Teddy Picker is set across more than 900sqm of indoor and outdoor surroundings, Spe...

Pearl Diver
Cocktails & Oysters Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

As their name would suggest, Pearl Diver Cocktails & Oysters (PDCO) is a cocktail and oyster bar specialising offering a unique dining experience where their dedication to cocktails and oysters re...

Concrete Boots Bar
Local Restaurants

Richmond

Both ravenous vegans and protein-pounders will be satisfied by their meal choices at Concrete Boots Bar. Their draught selections are suitable for lager drinkers and craft beer connoisseurs, while the...

Piccolino
Italian Restaurants

Fitzroy North

Located in Fitzroy North, Piccolino offers a function space area perfect for birthdays, baptisms, communions and extended family lunches. In addition to their main area, Piccolino also has an outdoor ...

Victoria by Farmer’s Daughter
Gorgeous Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Located in Melbourne’s iconic Fed Square overlooking the Yarra River, Victoria is a 200 seat venue celebrating produce, ingredients and stories of the whole state of Victoria. From the team behind F...

Botanical Hotel
Best Southside Restaurants

South Yarra

Botanical Hotel, located opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens at 169 Domain Road has a long standing reputation as South Yarra’s local. Perfect for any occasion and known for its welcoming atmosphere,...

Oscar Cooper
Best Southside Cafes

Prahran

Oscar Cooper's ethos is based around honest food, coffee & booze from happy people. Located on an iconic corner in the Greville St precinct, this cafe is perfect for a brunch spot to catch up with...

Cityfields
Top Restaurant Dining

Chadstone

Cityfields Restaurant entices and delights guests with a relaxed modern European menu, subtle high end interiors, friendly staff and bustling open kitchen. The space seats a total of 70 guests at a si...

The Balaclava Hotel
Pubs With A History

Balaclava

The Balaclava Hotel's Bistro provides a cosy and welcoming ambience that's ideal for spending time with loved ones, meeting up with friends, or just taking a break from cooking. Open seven days a week...

La Vineria By Noi
Italian Restaurants

Fitzroy North

Whether it's a lively get-together with friends, a romantic date night, or even a ravenous craving for Italian food, Fitzroy’s La Vineria is the place to be. Their cosy and intimate setting makes th...

Rupert on Rupert
Popular Restaurants

Collingwood

Rupert on Rupert is located in the flourishing backstreets of Industrial Collingwood, at the creative nexus of Melbourne’s burgeoning hospitality scene. One part cocktail bar, one part restaurant, R...

Marameo
Laneway Dining

Melbourne CBD

Situated in Russel St, an iconic Melbourne laneway in the center of the CBD. A mecca of classic Italian eats, Marameo provides a modern Melbourne twist. Featuring well-loved classics such as Cacio-E-P...

Golden Fleece Hotel
Mediterranean Restaurants

South Melbourne

Indulge in the flavours of the Mediterranean while sipping on a delicious cocktail, beer, or glass of wine. Golden Fleece Hotel's carefully crafted menu combines a mixture of tastes, favouring in the ...

Bobbie Peels
Modern Northside Pubs

North Melbourne

Bobbie Peels' food is a careful array of house made pastas, of-the-season sides & sharing food. They are located a 5-minute walk to the Queen Victoria Market, which makes for beautiful fresh musse...

The Craft & Co
Best Restaurants & Distilleries

Collingwood

As a multi-faceted venue located in Collingwood on Smith Street, the The Craft & Co provide a rich culinary showcase of Australian food and drink producers via their retail store, bar, eatery and ...

Bossley
Gorgeous Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Bossley Bar & Restaurant combines the best of classic Australian dining with the contemporary vibes of a Melbourne bar. Situated on the ground floor of Rydges Melbourne, Bossley offers an impressi...

Death or Glory
Pubs & Restaurants

Prahran

Death or Glory is a Bar & Restaurant located in the bustle of Chapel St in Prahran. With a killer menu, trivia and comedy nights and a wide range of food and drink, your whole week is literally so...

Flovie Florist Cafe
Brunch Hotspot

Carlton

A blend of the words ‘flower’, ‘love’ and ‘life’, Flovie is a destination cafe unlike any other in Melbourne. A newly opened florist cafe in Carlton, FLOVIE has a unique food and flower ex...

Magic Mountain Saloon
Top Asian Fusion Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Magic Mountain is a lunch to late-night bar and eatery on Little Collins Street. A fun, neon lit bar and dining experience. Offering a bold, but traditional Thai menu of incredible flavours, salty, s...

Bar Bianco
Romantic Restaurants

Prahran

Bar Bianco is Hawksburn Village's new wine bar serving exceptional food. Heavily influenced by cultures from around the world, Chef Marvin Tan has designed a menu to be shared. Enjoy a two-course midw...

Sixty Smith
Modern Fine Dining Restaurants

Collingwood

The restaurant at Sixty Smith is the perfect place for a quick early meal, a catchup for friends and family or a date the sharply designed yet comfortable space is perfect for all types of occasions. ...

Berth Restaurant
Stylish Waterfront Restaurants

Docklands

If you are after an exquisite contemporary cuisine in the perfect setting, then look no further! Located on the New Quay Promenade in Docklands, Berth restaurant offers picturesque panoramic views fr...

Aviary Hotel
Best Modern Pubs

Abbotsford

The Aviary Hotel is your Abbotsford local with a twist. Leading the kitchen team their executive chef, Terence O’Sulivan, serves premium cuisine straight off the charcoal grill as well as your favou...

Toorak Hotel
Gastro Pubs

Toorak

Toorak Hotel is your local gastro pub, servicing seasoned regulars with a menu that flits between your classic pub fare and an elevated contemporary Australian offering. With many different spaces und...

Oche Melbourne
Tantalizingly Good Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Designed to be shared… With a menu featuring a unique range of mouth-watering share plates and homemade gourmet pizzas, Oche Melbourne deliver an elevated dining experience that promises to tantalis...

Bodriggy Brewpub
Warehouse Restaurants

Abbotsford

Bodriggy lives up to its promise of a different kind of ‘Brewpub’. Whether you feel like have their brewery as your backdrop, sitting at big, group-friendly trestle tables or even grabbing a beer ...

Alchemy Brewing
Lygon Street Restaurants

Brunswick East

Alchemy Brewing is a restaurant, bar & brewery situated in a converted warehouse featuring ample natural light and filled with plants the space is welcoming and relaxed. The venue has a variety of...

Hophaus
Modern Restaurants

Southbank

As far as Southbank restaurants go, Hophaus provides a truly unique experience. With an expansive art deco-inspired dining hall, including our glazed polychrome brick centrepiece bier bar with 30 drau...

Edwin Wine Bar & Cellar
Fine Dining Restaurants

Southbank

Edwin Wine Bar and Cellar offers guests the opportunity to drink from its exclusively Victorian focused wine list – they are the only venue in the world to do this! Edwin's wine list celebrates the ...

The George on Collins
Top Modern Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Nestled in one of the city’s most iconic buildings, this refurbished venue celebrates its history with a fresh, modern twist. Dishing up the most creative South East Asian cuisine and good times for...

Rice Paper Scissors
Brunswick St Restaurants

Fitzroy

“Throughout all of Southeast Asia it is the food that shapes the culture. It is the passion for their food that I experienced on my very first trip to Asia, which became the inspiration to become a ...

Ototo Underground Bar & Eatery
Modern Asian Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find a quiet spot in Ototo's Underground Bar & Eatery. Dine under the one-of-a-kind Red Thread of Fate whilst being served a selection of Asian-inspire...

Fonda Windsor
Best Mexican Restaurants

Windsor

If ever the phrase 'Mi Casa, Su Casa' was used to describe a restaurant, it would be Fonda Mexican in Windsor. A green picket fence and stained glass windows lead to a welcoming space with a menu full...

Luxsmith
Modern Asian Restaurants

Seddon

Luxsmith Restaurant is a local Seddon favourite, located on the corner of Charles and Gamon Streets. Is is the perfect culinary destination for those who love Vietnamese & Thai inspired mod-Asian ...

Bonny
Top Fitzroy Restaurants

Fitzroy

Established in 2020, Bonny has quickly shot up as a locals' favourite venue in busy Fitzroy. Bonny bar has a wonderful layout which includes an Open Kitchen next to the Main Bar and indoor + outdoor s...

Jubilee on Dorcas
Modern Restaurants

Southbank

Jubilee is South Melbourne's newest local. We have a range of areas to dine in. Perfect for an intimate date night, sipping a few cocktails or a larger group having a business lunch. Whether you're lo...

Fortress Melbourne
Arcade Gaming Restaurants

Melbourne

Dining experiences at Fortress are available for both walk-in and bookings - so whether you’re looking for a casual drink, special meal, private function, or to hire out an entire space, there’s s...

Duke of Edinburgh Hotel
Best Pubs

Brunswick

A well-established Brunswick favourite, Duke of Edinburgh Hotel serves up quality coffee, popular and speciality beers, wines and spirits as well as all of your pub favourites, including parmas, burge...

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