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Experience Melbourne's mix of cultures in its myriad restaurants, cafes, bistros and bars. Whether you're after modern, traditional, exotic or homespun flavours – Melbourne's eclectic dining scene offers a startling array of the world's great cuisines, from popular favourites to the truly groundbreaking.
Share a drink while snacking on high end tapas in a laneway eatery, take on a Szechuan chilli dish in Chinatown, or break out of the CBD and discover the city's specialist eating destinations – Richmond for Vietnamese, Carlton's 'Little Italy', Fitzroy for Spanish and Brunswick for Lebanese.
Watch the chefs behind the bar as they artfully slice up tasty morsels, while roaming waiters pour imported Japanese beers or cool, dry sakes.
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Chef Teage Ezard combines the East and the West with verve and creativity, making this two hatted restaurant a must try for any visiting gourmand.
Tuck into simple, affordable Spanish tapas and a lean into the bar that’s so well stocked with vermouth you'll have to stay for a rooftop cocktail.
If bar tending was an academic pursuit, this would be Harvard, Yale and Oxford combined. Come weekdays for cosy catch ups; weekends are hectic.
So much more than two shipping containers in a car park, Section 8 is where Melburnians go for unpretentious drinks and delectable audio offerings.
Find your way through the graffiti laneway to this publicity-shy eatery in the CBD – all subterranean chic, clean lines and unhurried atmosphere.
Sip pastel cocktails and foreign beers while basking in the whimsical ambience of Alice in Wonderland meets Alice in Accounts with magical city views.
Say goodbye to sacrificing quality for speed at Earl, where the sandwiches are restaurant quality, the coffee is fine and the service is super fast.
Melbourne is a melting pot of cultures, a fact reflected in its restaurants, cafes, bistros and bars. Feast on a dizzying spread of the world's great cuisines.
Enjoy innovative cuisines as you discover Melbourne's best dining experiences at restaurants celebrated by critics and locals alike.
Take an unexpected turn, duck into one of Melbourne's famed laneways, scamper up some stairs and take a tipple in a bar with a distinct personality.
Get a taste for Melbourne's serious coffee culture with a perfect brew or take-home beans from favourite local coffee roasters and cafes.
Melburnians love their pubs almost as much as they love their footy. And with imaginative pub grub, sunny beer gardens and killer live music, what's not to love?
You don't need a stash of cash to eat well in Melbourne. Treat your tastebuds without testing your credit limit at one of the city's many affordable restaurants.
Make getting out of bed worthwhile: rise and shine with connoisseur coffee and mouthwatering meals at Melbourne's favourite breakfast spots.
Follow the aromas of freshly extracted single origin coffee beans down cobblestoned laneways and into laid-back coffee strips for that caffeine buzz.
When there's no going home on an empty stomach and you're looking for something more than a kebab, these Melbourne eateries come to the rescue.
Attica and Brae make their mark on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list
Ben Shewry's Attica is officially Australia's best restaurant after being named #32 on S. Pellegrino's World's 50 Best Restaurants list.
Taste what the fuss is about at Citi Chef of the Year Dan Hunter's Otways hideaway, hatted by The Age Good Food Guide.
The Prestigious Wine Dinner Series Returns To Crown. Hatted Chef John Lawson presents a trio of seasonal Victorian menus matched to the notes of...
It's Oktoberfest Seasons! The world's biggest beer festival hits Melbourne and Munich Brauhaus is the only place to celebrate! Get ready for the...
Lovers of the world's most favourite wine will get an opportunity to try champagnes from 45 different houses and growers showcasing their latest...
The European Bier Cafe is the number one place for Oktoberfest in Melbourne. Join them in celebrating the world's biggest beer festival - plus with a...
Spend an evening behind bars with a cocktail in hand at the Old Melbourne Gaol gin pop-up bar. Don’t miss your chance to kick-back and have some fun...
Ormond Hall will again be transformed into a traditional Bavarian beer hall for the beloved Oktoberfest party - a night of dancing, drinking and...
Come and enjoy an elegant high tea with your friends and family in the beautifully restored, heritage-listed Myer Mural Hall. There'll be sparkling...
There is something for everyone at the biggest wine event of spring, with marvellous masterclasses, amazing winemaker's dinners and lunches, all...
Melbourne has more than 3,500 restaurants and serves up cuisines from more than 70 countries.
MasterChef has returned to Australia's culinary capital, Melbourne. See the competition heat up in foodie hot spots across Melbourne and Victoria.
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