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The best new bars in Melbourne

The best new spots for nitro cocktails, natural wines and delicious cheeseboards.

Sojourn Melbourne

Outdoor laneway dining experience, blended with an iconic rooftop bar.

Curious

Curious pairs bold concoctions with a menu of small bites and sharing plates.

Gimlet at Cavendish House

An elegant cocktail bar and dining room from renowned chef Andrew McConnell.

Handpicked Wines Cellar Door

This luxury cellar door doubles as a retail wine shop and premium cheese, charcuterie and wine bar.

Tres a Cinco

A laneway cantina and bar serving authentic Mexican food and cocktails.

Where to go for mulled wine in Melbourne

Spice up your life with these warm winter favourites.

Nick & Nora's Melbourne

A cocktail and champagne bar with a decadent menu that includes oysters and caviar.

Thai Town Melbourne

A hawker style experience with different Thai food stations, a mini grocery bar and live music.

The Boatbuilders Yard

A large open space retaining the heritage and charm of Melbourne's maritime precinct.

Little Lon Distilling Co

Little Lon is a tiny distillery and bar serving handcrafted, small batch spirits.

Eau de Vie

A bar with liquid nitrogen cocktails, tasting menus, plus a secret lounge hidden behind a bookcase.

Chancery Lane

Reimagining timeless charm this European style bistro is suited for any occasion.

Willows & Wine

Wine bar and second-hand book store with cheeseboards

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

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

The best hidden restaurants in Melbourne

Featuring laneway eateries, secret diners and undiscovered spots.

Greta Melbourne

A daytime European food and wine bar, serving coffee, made to order sandwiches and sweets.

Bomba Tapas Bar and Rooftop

Serving great Spanish tapas and wines like the worker's bars of the Iberian peninsula.

The Leveson

Modern Aussie pub featuring a beer garden with a retractable roof and a classic pub food menu.

Mesa Verde

Mexican restaurant and bar with an exhaustive list of tequila and mezcal.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

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

Where to find the best espresso martinis in Melbourne

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

Mabu Mabu - Big Esso

An all-day bar and kitchen showcasing Indigenous food by Torres Strait chef Nornie Bero.

Hemingway's Wine Room

Brasserie and Wine Bar that is inspired by seasonality, with dishes based on European fundamentals

The Moat

Subterranean bar and restaurant underneath the Wheeler Centre serving Italian food.

Cumulus Inc

This all-day restaurant and bar is a modern icon of Melbourne's food scene.

Robot Bar

Small, hidden Japanese retro and pop culture bar serving Japanese whisky, beers and cocktails.

Ponyfish Island

Floating bar on the Yarra River under the Southbank pedestrian bridge.

GoGo Bar

Basement bar beneath popular Chin Chin, offering snacks, cocktails and wine.

Arlechin

Arlechin is a cocktail and wine bar.

Green Man's Arms

Green Man's Arms is an enchanting pub serving vegetarian and vegan cuisine with Israeli flavours.

Il Solito Posto

Authentic Italian food and wine served in a warm urban-chic atmosphere.

Ferdydurke

Unassuming bar that feels like a New York loft, named after a 1937 Polish novel.

Glamp Bar

East African-inspired cocktail bar with a safari-style tent and African beers.

Pepe's Italian & Liquor

An Italian-American restaurant located in a leafy enclave of Melbourne's central business area.

Sake Restaurant & Bar

Saké at Hamer Hall is a luxurious dining space offering premium Japanese dishes and sake.

Farmer's Daughters

A three-storey farm-to-table venue from Alejandro Saravia, celebrating the Gippsland region.

Mjølner Melbourne

Eat a feast fit for Thor himself in this sophisticated tribute to the vikings.

Grossi Florentino

Grossi Florentino has set the bar for Italian fine dining in Melbourne since 1928.

Bar Margaux

Late night bar and brasserie serving cocktails, wine and French comfort food.

Melbourne pubs, bars and restaurants with fireplaces

Cosy up by the fire for a warming winter night out.

Ten things for $10 or less

Featuring margaritas, secret foodie spots, stunning exhibits and more.

Asado

An Argentinian barbecue restaurant in the heart of Southbank.

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Rooftop bars

Melbourne has many rooftop bars with spectacular views and pubs with lively beer gardens.

Restaurants

Melbourne is packed with restaurant options from fine dining to wine bars and casual eateries.

Food events

Find the best food events in Melbourne, from food festivals to wine tastings and cooking classes.

Nightlife

Dance the night away, sip cocktails in a stylish bar or catch some live music.​