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The Cricketers
Courtyard Pubs

Port Melbourne

A friendly neighbourhood pub nestled in the heart of Port Melbourne.  Located on the infamous Cruikshank street, this “hole in the wall” is the perfect place to relax with a G&T, craft beer, ...

Baby Pizzeria
Best Pizza Restaurants

Richmond

Make Baby Pizzeria the next on your list for a fun night out. The fun starts with the quirky interior decorations (take note of the bathroom signage), and the novelty of an open kitchen, where you can...

Ladro + Ladro Tap
Best Italian Restaurants

Fitzroy

With locations in two of Melbourne’s most happening suburbs, Ladro is the perfect destination for brunch, lunch, or dinner. They offer a wide variety of Italian dishes, such as polenta chips and cal...

Winey Cow
Mornington Peninsula Cafes

Mornington

Situated on the main street of the beach town Mornington, Winey Cow is one you can’t miss. One of the most popular cafes in the area is definitely worth the hype. The interior is modern and simple, ...

Mercetta
Best Mornington Peninsula Brunch

Mornington

The beach vibes have influenced this chilled out quality café. Mercetta is located in the bustling streets of Mornington surrounded by local shops and restaurants. This café provides plenty of seati...

Merricks General Store
Mornington Eatery

Merricks

An old school favourite. The Merricks General Store has been around for nearly 100 years and is still providing top notch wine, food and art. Situated close to both nature and the beach, The General S...

Young Bloods Diner
Best Cafes

Fitzroy

Fitzroy’s, Young Bloods Diner offers a delicious range of fine food, coffee and cocktails. At the weekend, the rooftop is a great place to dine and drink with friends, all while soaking up the sunsh...

White Mojo
Unique Brunch Cafes

Melbourne CBD

Located in Melbourne CBD’s Hardware Lane, White Mojo is a showstopper when it comes to the brunch scene. The Asian-inspired cafe pulls out all the stops with its uber-creative and colourful menu. In...

Auction Rooms Cafe
Iconic Cafes

North Melbourne

One of North Melbourne’s most iconic restaurants, Auction Rooms Café serves up specialty coffee and inventive breakfast dishes in a rustic-chic vintage building. Under high-ceilings and refreshing ...

Campos
Melbourne’s Best Coffee

Carlton

Looking for a new spot for the morning coffee run? Enter, Campos. If coffee is the key to your morning, then Campos will do the trick. With beans undergoing a seriously complex process of roasting, cu...

Stovetop
Top Brunch Cafes

Carlton

Located in Carlton, this sleek café serves up a little bit of love, and a whole lot of passion, in every dish. (Picture a perfectly poached egg, spreading the glimmer of yolk all over your eggs benny...

Naughty Boy Cafe
Best Brunch Cafes

Carlton

Past the hustle and bustle of Lygon Street, at the crossover between Carlton North and Princes Hill, sits this brilliant little gem. In a spacious, industrial setting, Naughty Boy provides a trendy y...

Mr Tulk
Best Outdoor Cafes

Melbourne CBD

Located among the studious surrounds of Victoria’s State Library, Mr Tulk is a homey, motivating café for eating and studying alike. On top of its simple and reliable breakfast and lunch menu, Mr T...

Rice Paper Scissors
Top Group Dining

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 ...

Rudimentary
Contemporary Cafes

Footscray

Rudimentary is an open, light-filled cafe that has made its home in a Footscray shipping container. The space overlooks a beautiful garden, and offers an inventive brunch menu with high-quality food a...

Sartoria
Best Northside Cafes

Preston

What used to be an old dressmaking shop has been transformed into one of Preston’s most popular eateries. Decorated with sewing machines, fabric and mannequins, Sartoria is a unique and innovative b...

Rock Sugar
Modern Thai Restaurants

South Yarra

Rock Sugar in South Yarra brings spice to Hawksburn Village. Indulge in modern twists on traditional Thai favourites and an exciting selection of 'Rocktails'. The atmosphere is fun and laid back, with...

AER Bar
Best Rooftop Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Unquestionably one of the best spots in the city for an open-air drink and a delicious meal to share. A sophisticated urban playground, AER Bar is built to entertain. AER Bar is never stale, always fr...

Rick’s Place
Best Italian Restaurants

Kensington

Rick's Place is located in the heart of Kensington. Situated on Macaulay Road, the Italian restaurant is a warm and approachable dining space with a large variety of food and drink options. Traditiona...

Old School Pizza
Top Pizza Restaurants

Brunswick West

Brunswick West is home to Old School Pizza; this traditional eatery makes everything from scratch, including the dough and their 100% curd mozzarella cheese is shredded daily. Top quality ingredients,...

D’Lish Fish
Best Seafood Restaurants

Port Melbourne

Located at the end of Station Pier in Port Melbourne, D’Lish Fish is arguably one of the city’s best fish and chips venues. Serving fish and chips, burgers and souvlaki, this little shop offers a ...

Taxi Kitchen
Best Rooftop Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

Taxi Kitchen is a CBD favourite, located above the Transport Hotel in Federation Square. It boasts breath-taking views of the city skyline, Yarra River and Arts Precinct. The creative menu designed b...

Attica
Top Fine Dining Restaurants

Elsternwick

Attica in Elsternwick is Melbourne's claim to fame, having been included in The World's 50 Best Restaurants for the last 7 years. Owner and chef Ben Shrewery serves up innovative and exciting dishes w...

Nyala African Restaurant
Best Ethiopian Restaurant

Fitzroy

Nyala African Restaurant holds a beloved position in central Fitzroy with over 16 years in business. Specialising in Ethiopian cuisine, Nyala offers a broad menu and wholesome experience; with dishes ...

Falafel Omisi
Middle Eastern Restaurants

Caulfield

A secret family recipe originating in Yemen lies at the heart of this falafel restaurant. Located in Caulfield, Falafel Omisi offers an array of vegetarian and kosher menu options with a focus on trad...

Borsch, Vodka and Tears
Eastern European Eateries

Windsor

A cafe, restaurant and bar, this Polish triple threat is a bohemian haven specialising in Eastern European food and drinks. Located at the colourful end of Chapel Street, Borsch, Vodka and Tears is a ...

Le Cinque Terre
Top Mediterranean Restaurants

Brighton

A quaint place on Bay Street Brighton with wooden tables and an open kitchen, Le Cinque Terre combines the Italian and Spanish cuisine to bring us traditional tapas and mains for every occasion. Quite...

The Resistance Bar & Cafe
Best Burger Bars

Hawthorn

Known widely as one of Melbourne’s best burger joints, The Resistance Bar hides in one of Hawthorn’s little laneways and offers more than just a world class burger. This venue specialises in beers...

Mamasita
Best Mexican Restaurants

Melbourne

Hiding from the hustle and bustle of Collins Street, Mamasita presents an innovative and contemporary version of traditional Mexican food. Perched over a 7/11 and up a dodgy little stairwell sits this...

Mr Miyagi
Best Japanese Restaurants

Windsor

Sitting on the Windsor end of Chapel Street is one of Melbourne’s most innovative additions to the food scene, Mr. Miyagi – a casual but fancy Japanese restaurant, serving up traditional dishes wi...

HuTong
Top Dumpling Restaurants

Prahran

One of Melbourne's most famous lane-way dumpling houses, HuTong is certainly a staple of every Melbournians diet. Re-creating the moody ambience of a traditional, Chinese dumpling house while offering...

Din Tai Fung
Melbourne’s Best Dumplings

Melbourne, CBD

Perfecting the art of the dumpling, Din Tai Fung pride themselves on using traditional dumpling recipes with extreme precision. Each dumpling is hand-made in the open kitchen area to precisely 4.8 and...

Kaprica
Best Italian Restaurants

Carlton

A sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of Carlton, Kaprica presents a lively yet snug pizzeria with a menu full of wonderfully home-made options. Its quaint and rugged facade gives Lincoln Square a...

Woodfire Pizzeria e Cucina
Best Italian Restaurants

Ivanhoe

As a buzzing, gourmet Italian restaurant, Woodfire Pizzeria & Cucina has been part of Ivanhoe's dining and lifestyle culture since 1999. While having expanded magnificently since then, Wood-fire m...

Assaggi Italiani
Top Italian Restaurants

Malvern

Authentically Italian both on the menu and within the restaurant, Assaggi Italiani has reached the stage of fourth generation pizza-making. Located on Glenferrie Rd in Malvern, freshly baked pizza dou...

Milk The Cow
Best Wine & Cheese Bars

St Kilda

The perfect way to spend an afternoon. Milk the Cow is an upscale fromagerie, boasting over 180 different local and imported cheeses, specialty wines and four-metre long cheese counter. Located in two...

Son of a Pizzaiolo
Best Italian Restaurants

Thornbury

Literally translating to 'Son of a Pizza-maker', SOP builds on foundations cemented through years of perfecting the art of pizza and Italian cuisine. Its name is a metaphor simply meaning "we took wha...

St LuJa
Smoke Fusion Restaurants

St Kilda

St. LuJa is one of St Kilda's finest cocktail bars. Serving a classy range of expertly crafted cocktails, whisky, & food. The ambiance is as rich as the cocktails, transporting you into a home awa...

The George on Collins
Top Modern Restaurants

Melbourne CBD

The George on Collins is a stunning modern Australian restaurant with an added Spanish flair in Melbourne's CBD. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Friday and Saturday night dinner, making...

Neptune Food & Wine
Best Seafood Restaurants

Windsor

Neptune, located in Windsor, is the fine wine bar Melbourne has been waiting for. Neptune offers a re-imagined notion of a wine bar that is both timeless and classic. It is a south-side destination wh...

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