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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.
Like a little mouse you'll be scurrying to scavenge the crumbs of the rich, delectable dishes and fine wines on offer at Carlton's The Town Mouse.
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Sip pastel cocktails and foreign beers while basking in the whimsical ambience of Alice in Wonderland meets Alice in Accounts with magical city views.
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.
Clinging to a pylon beneath the pedestrian bridge over the Yarra to Southbank, you'll find a pop-up oasis of beer, coffee and tasty toasties.
Treat yourself to head chef Luke Croston's elegant degustation menu or go all out with the experimental Press Club Projects private dining experience.
Winner of two hats from The Age Good Food Guide and ranked number seven by Australian Gourmet Traveller, McConnell knows his game.
Have your caffeine and drink it too in a café named after a legendary coffee smuggler, where chairs hang high and the beans are roasted with pedigree.
Orwell's Moon Under Water was just a whimsy, but Andrew McConnell makes it a reality with trademark faultless execution in the revamped Builders Arms.
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.
Excite your senses with a tempting menu at Nobu, as Crown celebrate The Age Good Food Month. Famous for Japanese fusion, experience the stylish...
More bars, more noodles, more nights and brighter lights! The Night Noodle Markets are back for eighteen nights this November, once again lighting up...
Celebrate Polly Woodside's 130th birthday by dressing up like a pirate and enjoying cocktails made with the oldest rum in the world, Mount Gay Black...
Ahoy there! Come aboard the majestic tall ship in South Wharf for rum cocktails, live music and food trucks. In celebration of Polly Woodside's 130th...
Sweetfest is a two-day celebration of all things baked, fried, whipped, iced and colourful. Masterclass presentations from sweet fiend Katherine...
Francophile fromage tragic? Headed to France on holidays? Want to dazzle the locals and make sure you land yourself the prime wedge, round or crottin...
Pilgrim Bar and Riverland Bar join forces to host Australia's first-ever gin festival, Juniperlooza! Juniperlooza will showcase Australia's best gin...
Excite your senses with a tempting menu at the Merrywell, as Crown celebrate The Age Good Food Month. Serving gastronomic pub fare with a modern...
Melbourne has more than 3,500 restaurants and serves up cuisines from more than 70 countries.
Support one of Melbourne's social enterprise businesses for a feel good return on your dollars and cents.
Take your pick of what's going to leave you feeling most warm and fuzzy about dining on the Middle Eastern influenced fare at Feast of Merit.
Drink to the future at the newly opened Shebeen – a non-profit bar that sends profits back to aid projects in each drink's country of origin.
Sit down for a coffee and seasonal cuisine and help save the world at this social enterprise that distributes its profits to development projects.
Few things make you feel better than frocking up in glad rags that have been made with a conscience, so where better to shop than The Social Studio?
Sit back with a full stomach after the bush tucker meets fine dining experience, plus the warm fuzzy glow of supporting a worthy social initiative.
Head to Long Street Coffee for coffee and snacks from Melbourne's best roasters and cafes and give young refugees a head start with their careers.
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