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The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

The best outdoor dining pop-ups in Melbourne

Find mini green parklets and laneway-wide takeovers for your next night out.

Where to find the best sushi train in Melbourne

From cheap lunches to fancy Japanese restaurants, these sushi train spots are open now.

The best Korean street food in Melbourne

Find the best Korean food in Melbourne, from fried chicken to stacked whipped cream desserts.

The best restaurants for group dining in Melbourne

Catch up with friends at these group-friendly local venues

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

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

Thai Town Melbourne

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

YOI Indonesian Fusion

YOI Indonesian-fusion restaurant is bringing Bali's brunch scene to the streets of Melbourne.

Maha

This opulent, award-winning restaurant brings Middle Eastern flavours to modern fine dining.

Chancery Lane

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

Chef David

Chef David fire up the barbecue with their Sichuan BBQ grill menu.

Taxi Kitchen

Accessible and affordable meals in a light-filled room with great views.

Mesa Verde

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

Aru

Aru is one of the newest restaurants in Melbourne, by the acclaimed team behind Sunda.

Gingerboy

A colourful bar and restaurant inspired by the hawker markets of South East Asia.

Miyako Japanese Cuisine and Teppanyaki

Japanese cuisine or teppanyaki dining with a Yarra River view.

Hazel

Hazel offers nourishing farmhouse-style cooking in the heart of Melbourne CBD.

Gradi

Authentic, excellent and premium Naples-style pizza and loads of Italian classics.

Greta

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

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.

Bomba Tapas Bar and Rooftop

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

Hakata Gensuke

Hakata Gensuke Carlton serves traditional Yatai-style ramen noodles.

The Leveson

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

BangPop

Delicious Thai food from a bright and colourful restaurant on the banks of the Yarra.

Where to find the best margaritas in Melbourne

Where to find the best traditional margaritas, fruity fusions, $10 cocktails and more.

Mabu Mabu - Big Esso

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

DOC Espresso

Italian-style coffees, pastas and focaccias with great coffee to boot.

Hemingway's Wine Room

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

Sezar

Contemporary Armenian cuisine with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influences.

Bar Clara

Basement cocktail bar with a simple menu.

DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar

The authentic flavour of a Rome-style pizza without the cost of a plane ticket.

The ultimate guide to Chinatown

Where to eat, drink and karaoke the night away in Melbourne's famous Chinatown precinct.

Cumulus Inc

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

Palermo

A steakhouse with a traditional Argentinian 'asado' grill.

The French Brasserie

The French Brasserie offers a relaxing sanctuary at the top end of town with modern French cuisine.

INDU

A celebration of Southern Indian and Sri Lankan village culture, flavours and hospitality.

Kaneda Japanese Restaurant

In Midcity Arcade, serving a range of teppanyaki, sushi, sashimi, bento boxes, tempura and noodles.

Melbourne's best takeaway cheap eats

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

Riverland Bar

Outdoor waterfront beer garden by the banks of the Yarra River.

Bacash

Upscale seafood restaurant with a Middle Eastern touch.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

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

The Q Melbourne

The Quincy Hotel's club lounge bar is on the 28th floor.

La Camera

Classic Italian food overlooking the river at Southbank.

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Rooftop bars

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

Food events

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

Cafes

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