Heading back to work? Then it's time to get up to speed on the best spots for eating, drinking and all-round adventuring. We've found cheap lunches, happy hour deals, hidden cafes and more. Federal Coffee at the iconic GPO are even giving away free lattes to welcome you back! Swing by on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11am and 12pm for a java fix.
Lunch, coffee and 3pm treats
Melbourne's best lunches under $15
Fuel up on pho, ramen, stacked sandos and more without breaking the bank.
The ultimate guide to Melbourne's hole-in-the-wall cafes
We found Melbourne's tiniest cafes in laneways, under train tracks and on top of traffic islands.
Where to find Melbourne's best sandwiches
These tasty sandwiches put a gourmet spin on an old favourite
The best Korean street food in Melbourne
Find the best Korean food in Melbourne, from fried chicken to stacked whipped cream desserts.
Travel the world with Melbourne's best local food spots
Eat the city's best Thai, Italian, Korean food and more at these global restaurants.
Where to find the best ice cream in Melbourne
Where to find Melbourne's best gelato, fro-yo, ice cream and more.
Where to find Melbourne's best Nutella desserts
Nutella loaded waffles, crepes, doughnuts, pizza and more.
Perfect bars for knock off drinks
Where to find the best happy hour deals in Melbourne
Featuring cheap cocktails, food discounts, bottomless fun and more.
Where to find the best margaritas in Melbourne
Where to find the best traditional margaritas, fruity fusions, $10 cocktails and more.
Where to get the best spritzes in Melbourne
From aperol to gin spritz and more, this summer cocktail sensation reigns supreme for another year.
The best new restaurants and bars in Melbourne
Find Melbourne's best new spots for dining, drinking and more.
Outdoor dining pop ups and parklets
Find mini green parklets and laneway-wide takeovers spilling onto the streets.
Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed
These brand new hidden gems are the best way to rediscover Melbourne.
Events, exhibits and post-work adventures
What's free in Melbourne this month
Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.
How to experience the best of NYC in Melbourne
Cocktails, bagels and thrift store fashion. Here's how to find the best of New York in Melbourne.
The best dog-friendly staycations in Melbourne
From hotels to fine dining, Melbourne's just better when you can bring your dog.
Pop-up and outdoor cinemas in Melbourne
Find the best rooftop cinema, pop-up theatres and free movies.
The best summer events still happening in March
Markets, pop-up bars, special events and more. March is really just summer: the sequel.
Malthouse Outdoor Stage
Melbourne musicians and artists perform at this new purpose-built outdoor stage.
Things to do in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Live music, theatre, outdoor cinema and workshops are all on offer.
Becoming You: An incomplete Guide
An exhibition of Australian coming-of-age stories.
Worlds Immersive Learning Lab
Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.
You Are Cordially Invited: 150 years of Melbourne Town Hall
An exhibition exploring the history of an iconic Melbourne building.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
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Casa del Gelato
An award-winning gelati shop that has been making delicious ice cream on Lygon Street since 1980.
Hidden spaces in Melbourne
Melbourne is crammed with hidden spaces, nooks and crannies. Here are some gems you may have missed.