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The best restaurants for group dining in Melbourne

Catch up with friends at these group-friendly local venues

Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed

These brand new hidden gems are the best way to rediscover Melbourne.

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

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

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.

Her Melbourne

A four-storey mega venue celebrating modern food, drinks, music and art.

After dark dessert bars

Discover Melbourne's best cakes, cocktails and sweet treats after the lights go down.

Melbourne's best oyster bars

From classic oyster bars to hidden speakeasies, here’s where to get your oyster fix in Melbourne. 

Aru

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

Guide to the best tiramisu in Melbourne

Order the classic Italian dessert for the ultimate indulgence.

Gingerboy

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

The ultimate vegan guide to Melbourne

Find the best plant-based vegan and vegetarian food in Melbourne.

The best winter dining pop-ups in Melbourne

Find secret bars, basement hideaways and exclusive dining experiences.

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 the city.

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.

Yarra Botanica

Yarra Botanica is a floating bar and eatery on the Yarra River, celebrating Victorian producers.

The ultimate dumpling guide to Melbourne

Steamed, fried, baked or boiled – there’s no such thing as a bad dumpling.

Mabu Mabu - Big Esso

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

Lollo

Experience a menu of remixed classics sitting alongside bold innovations.

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.

DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar

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

Where to find the best Korean BBQ in Melbourne

Feast on the best flame-grilled pork belly, bulgogi and more.

Akaiito Restaurant

Japanese fine dining restaurant featuring shared plates of grilled fresh seafood, meat and veggies.

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.

Robata

Features Japanese grilled dishes, sashimi, pork katsu and select cuts of premium beef.

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Nightlife

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

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

Find the perfect brunch or coffee spot in one of the city's plentiful cafes.