The ultimate dumpling guide to Melbourne

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

Where to find the best Korean BBQ in Melbourne

Feast on the best flame-grilled pork belly and bulgogi with friends and family this festive season.

The best yum cha restaurants in Melbourne

Enjoy festive dining with friends with all-you-can-eat dumplings, seafood share plates and more.

Chinatown’s most iconic restaurants

These restaurants are some of the oldest and most loved in Melbourne's famous Chinatown precinct.

The ultimate guide to outdoor dining in Melbourne

Here's your guide to outdoor dining, pizzas, antipasto, knock-off drinks, or golden hour cocktail.

The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

The best accessible restaurants in Melbourne

Wheelchair-friendly restaurants with easy entry, open spaces, and accessible toilets.

Halal-friendly restaurants in Melbourne

Where to find halal Chinese food, halal snack packs and halal hot pot in Melbourne.

The best restaurants for a long lunch in Melbourne

Whether it's a special occasion or a catch-up with friends, lock in a long lunch at these spots.

Best private dining rooms in Melbourne

High-end spaces for special occasions, large group dining and luxurious experiences.

Melbourne’s best dinners under $20

Find Melbourne's best cheap eats and pub deals for your next dinner out.

Best pre-theatre dining deals

The ultimate pre-theatre dining deals. Pub grub to Mexican feasts, here's the best for all budgets. 

The best Filipino food in Melbourne CBD

Where to order Filipino street food, traditional dishes and authentic desserts.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

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

Melbourne’s best Korean street toast cafes

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

The best yum cha restaurants in Melbourne

Enjoy festive dining with friends with all-you-can-eat dumplings, seafood share plates and more.

The best restaurants, cafes and bars in Hardware Lane

Out Christmas shopping? Stop for Israeli street food, Korean desserts and secret Italian bars.

The best Korean street food in Melbourne

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

Where to get the best parmas in Melbourne

Whether you want a traditional parma or variations on the theme, step this way.

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

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

Victoria by Farmer's Daughters

A unique culinary experience which celebrates the produce, people and places of Victoria.

Pawa Cafe and Bar

Pawa brings Indigenous ingredients to familiar dishes to create unique and exciting flavours.

Campari House

Five-level venue in Hardware Lane with two rooftop bars and a restaurant serving Italian food.

Melbourne's most iconic desserts

Find the best doughnuts, designer desserts, peanut butter loaded treats and more.

Chancery Lane

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

Unique first date ideas in Melbourne

Ban boring dates with these cute night spots and fun activities for two.

Her Melbourne

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

Melbourne's best Indian restaurants

Here's where to find the best biryani, vindaloo, butter chicken and more.

Yarra Botanica

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


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

The Moat

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


Experience a menu of remixed classics sitting alongside bold innovations.

Where to find the best margaritas in Melbourne

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

Cheapskate's guide to Melbourne

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


A lengthy pizza and pasta menu in a comfortable and relaxing environment.

Where to find the best hotpot restaurants in Melbourne

Try the city's best Sichuan, Thai, Japanese and Korean hotpot.

Hemingway's Wine Room

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

The French Brasserie

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

The best Mexican restaurants in Melbourne

Find the best tacos, tequila and tostadas in the city.

The best family-friendly restaurants in Melbourne

Christmas markets and Santa photos are hungry work. Grab a bite at one of these kid-approved spots.

Riverland Bar

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

Ginger Olive Bistro and Bar

Modern Australian fusion, specialising in in barbeque, ribs, steaks and grill.

The Essence Restaurant

Bright, buzzy modern Australian restaurant located in the heart of Melbourne's theatre precinct.

Mama Le

A Vietnamese Asian fusion restaurant and bar with mama serving up her best dishes.

Life's Too Short Bar

A romantic back-vintage wine and cocktail bar with chef-prepared all-day dining.

Hidden spaces in Melbourne

Melbourne is crammed with hidden spaces, nooks and crannies. Here are some gems you may have missed.

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.

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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.


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