Cosy up in basement bars and dine in the best new restaurants. Indulge in flaming cocktails and insta-worthy desserts and stock up on seasonal treats at winter markets. 

The best wine bars in Melbourne

Find luxurious cheese plates, hidden cocktail bars and cosy date-night spots.

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.

Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed

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

The ultimate dumpling guide to Melbourne

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

After dark dessert bars

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

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

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

Melbourne's best cafes that open late

These Melbourne cafes are open late for evening coffee runs.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

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

The best new bars in Melbourne

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

3 Jun - 5 Jun

Good Food and Wine Show

The Good Food and Wine Show is the perfect day out for food and wine lovers.

Melbourne's best cheap eats

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

Where to find the best happy hour deals in Melbourne

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

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

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

Where to find the best Korean BBQ in Melbourne

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

The best winter dining pop-ups in Melbourne

Find secret bars, basement hideaways and exclusive dining experiences.

Her Melbourne

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

Madame Brussels

Kitschy rooftop cocktail bar with an outdoor terrace and a garden party vibe.

The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

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 the best margaritas in Melbourne

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

Luci

A contemporary Australian restaurant set in the grand hall of historic Equity Chambers building.

Where to find the best ice cream in Melbourne

Where to find Melbourne's best gelato, fro-yo, ice cream and more.

The best restaurants for group dining in Melbourne

Catch up with friends at these group-friendly local venues

Salted Egg

Located in The Quincy Hotel and offering the exotic flavours of Southeast Asia.

The Douglas Club

Set within the Equity Chambers Building, The Douglas Club is the perfect spot for a city drink.

The Q Melbourne

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

Rooftop Bar

Enjoy open-air drinks under the setting sun or a starry sky, with city skyline views to match.

Arbory Afloat Turquoise Coast

Melbourne’s largest outdoor floating bar and restaurant reopens this October.

Le Toaster

A modern take on a classic bluestone corner store serving toasties and coffee.

Croque Monsieur

French toasties and a Parisian brasserie vibe.

Two Snakes

Located inside Soapbar laundromat and offering specialty coffee, sandwiches and baked sweets.

Where to buy Japanese milk bread in Melbourne

Find Melbourne's best Japanese cafes and bakeries serving fluffy white shokupan.

Where to get the best doughnuts in Melbourne

Grab a treat from Melbourne's best doughnut shops.

Where to find the best pancakes and waffles in Melbourne

Featuring takeaway soufflé pancakes, crepe cakes and croffles.

Shortstop Coffee and Donuts

Great coffee and even greater doughnuts. Heaven for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Melbourne's best hole-in-the-wall cafes

We found Melbourne's tiniest cafes in laneways, under train tracks and on top of traffic islands.

Shanghai Street on Elizabeth

Featuring a variety of Jiangnan-style dumplings and signature dishes.

The best Portuguese tarts and custard desserts in Melbourne

Try traditional tarts, Portuguese tarts, lemon curd creations and more from the best pastry chefs.

Seven Seeds Coffee Roasters

Artisanal coffee and brewing equipment, plus a seasonally changing menu.

Mörk Chocolate City

Iconic chocolate shop in an old lift shaft, located in one of Melbourne’s most bustling laneways.

Fuumi Fuumi

A Japanese bakery and cafe with lunch specials and freshly baked pastries.

Matilda

Open flames, hot coals and incredible local produce from Melbourne chef Scott Pickett.

The best Japanese restaurants in Melbourne

Order the city's best Japanese ramen, katsu sando, sashimi 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 hot chips in Melbourne

Find loaded fries, garlic potatoes, steak frites and more.

Meet Sando

Meet Sando is a daytime fast casual restaurant, located within the Queen Victoria Market complex

The best cheesecake in Melbourne

Order basque burnt cheesecake, New York cheesecake, cream cheese treats and more.

Melbourne’s best local delis and general stores

Find artisan cheese, fresh produce and pantry essentials from these local stores.

The best gift hampers delivered

Supporting local businesses and eating a delicious meal, it's a win-win.

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Melbourne’s best new and unmissable bars, restaurants and unique-to-our-city experiences.