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.

Cheap eats and 3pm treats

Melbourne's best lunches under $10

Fuel up on pho, ramen, stacked sandos and more without breaking the bank.

Melbourne's best cheap eats

Pizza by the slice, cheap happy hour deals and more.

Melbourne’s best Korean street toast cafes

Load up on buttery brioche with gilgeori toast and K-sandwiches from these Melbourne cafes.

Where to find Melbourne's best sandwiches

Try the city's best Korean street toast, katsu sando, vegan toasties and more.

After-work dining

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

Find Melbourne's best new spots for dining, drinking and more.

The best winter dining pop-ups in Melbourne

Find secret bars, basement hideaways and exclusive dining experiences.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

Eat and drink your heart out with unlimited brunches, lunches and cocktails.

Where to eat near Marvel Stadium and the MCG

Heading to a game? Here’s where to stop off for pre or post-event feasting.

Best bars for Friday drinks

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Melbourne's best rooftop bars are back open - and some are now taking bookings.

Where to find the best happy hour deals in Melbourne

Featuring cheap cocktails, food discounts, bottomless fun and more.

Where to find the best espresso martinis in Melbourne

Try nitro cocktails, Vietnamese coffee bevs and more classic bittersweet treats.

Melbourne's best beer gardens

Soak up the sunshine with riverside cocktails and ales among historic architecture.

Weeknight events, exhibits and post-work adventures

20 Aug - 17 Sep

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical returns to Melbourne in 2023.

1 Nov - 31 Jul

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

The ultimate guide to Flash Forward

Explore Melbourne's iconic laneways and discover stunning new street art.

Last updated on Wed 16 Mar 2022

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The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new spots for brunch, iced coffee, Japanese treats and more.

The best Malaysian restaurants in Melbourne

Warm up with big bowls of curry laksa, char koay teow and nasi lemak.

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

Find bottomless brunch, Japanese breakfast sets, Sunday brunch spots and more.

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Where to find Melbourne's best Nutella desserts

Nutella loaded waffles, crepes, doughnuts, pizza and more.

BlackBall ChinaTown

Serving a selection of authentic Taiwanese desserts and teas.

Casa del Gelato

An award-winning gelati shop that has been making delicious ice cream on Lygon Street since 1980.

A laneway lover’s guide to Guildford Lane

Seek out hidden desserts, beautiful brunches and Melbourne's first cat cafe.