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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.
Get in line to praise Manchester Press, the huge lucent space softened with old timbers and quirky junkyard installations where coffee reigns supreme.
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Linger long enough at HuTong to give your scalding xiao long bao meat and soup dumplings time to cool, scoffing the rest of the menu while you wait.
Think carefully about the friends you'll take to Chin Chin, as you'll be settling in and sharing plates of fresh, spicy Thai food plus plentiful wine.
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.
Climb the grand staircase to a place of beautiful wines, international beers and late-night snacks - all with views of grand, floodlit architecture.
The iconic Stokehouse has relocated its beach shack glamour to an elegant abode in the CBD's Alfred Place while its beachside digs are being rebuilt.
There are few places more aptly named than Andrew McConnell's Asian eating sensation and its mouthwatering Chinese, Japanese and Korean morsels.
Out the front of Spring Street Grocer, propped up against City Wine Shop, Gelateria Primavera is making waves in ice cream and coffee.
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.
The Hotel Windsor in Melbourne has been serving traditional afternoon tea since 1883. The five star hotel in Melbourne serves its famous afternoon...
Come and celebrate Christmas Day with your loved ones at Melbourne Zoo! Enjoy a three course meal, premium beverages, tea and coffee and petit fours...
For a truly memorable occasion, gather family and friends to celebrate with a delectable Christmas buffet and holiday-inspired drinks. The buffet...
An Italian 'osteria' is a place for food, wine and the company of others, not a restaurant of rigid style but a relaxed informal environment to drink...
With an amazing outlook over Melbourne through floor-to-ceiling windows 300 metres above the ground, Eureka 89 is a stunning city location for a...
Every year, following the burnt turkey, the arguments over who finished the last of the red wine and which sibling is going to tackle the pile of...
Expect barbecued and smoked meats and seafood coupled with Asian sides from this Japanese-Korean barbecue restaurant from the team behind Chin Chin.
Stop by Jardin Tan on your next lap of the Tan, during a botanical ramble with friends, or for a long, lazy lunch of dynamic French-Vietnamese fare.
Give your tastebuds a flying kickstart with this pan-Asian culinary angel from chef Michael Lambie and the MAde Establishment. It's all action at this neon-lit laneway kitchen and bar.
Try modern Mexican with a Fitzroy twist along with infused tequila on tap at this bar and cantina. On balmy nights, kick back in the courtyard taqueria.
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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