Take back your lunch break with a delicious Melbourne feast. These iconic restaurants, new faves and hidden foodie gems are offering limited edition $30 lunch deals between 12 April and 9 May.
Hand-picked in collaboration with the Broadsheet Melbourne team.
Organic bone broth ramen with chicken, soy egg & dumplings, plus an Asahi. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Your choice of BBQ sandwich served with fries, plus beer, wine or cider. Wed to Fri from 12pm.
Gourmet grazing platter, fresh pastry and juice or coffee. Takeaway only, weekdays 11.30am-2.30pm.
Magic Mountain Saloon
Chicken potato massaman curry, papaya salad and choice of IPA or wine. Wed to Sat, 12pm-3pm.
Hemingway's Wine Room
Coq au vin with a twist served alongside a glass of Beaujolais. Enjoy Tue to Fri, 12pm-3pm.
A 200g steak of the day with patatas bravas, gourmet salad and beer or wine. Tue to Fri, 12pm-3pm.
Luxe aburi salmon or crispy pork rice bowl with a glass of Chandon sparkling. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Ricotta gnocchi with mushroom & rocket, plus a glass of white wine or Pinot Noir. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
San Telmo Restaurant
Enjoy an Argentinian steak sandwich or chorizo roll, empanada and a beer. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Grab a gourmet bacon cheeseburger, hand cut chips and local lager. Weekdays 11:30am-3:30pm.
Fried green tomato sourdough sandwich with a mezcal, grapefruit & rhubarb paloma. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Daughter in Law
Order a tasting plate of four popular dishes, sides and a glass of cooling cava. From 12pm-2.30pm.
Visit Italy with a pizza or pasta main and house wine, beer or soft drink. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Pesto, mozarella and beef cheek baguette with red, white or sparkling. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Best-selling fondue triple cheeseburger with a beer, wine or cocktail. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Sage gnocchi with brown butter, plus a glass of red, white or sparkling. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Two serves of pork belly bao, slaw and sriracha, with two glasses of house wine. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Enjoy Modern Thai food with house wine, beer or soft drink on arrival. Wed to Fri, 12pm-2:30pm.
Hainanese chicken or char siew pork with drinks, sides & sauces (serves 2). Weekdays 11.30am-2.30pm.
Enjoy a rotating lunch special from a list of fusion faves with a drink. Weekdays 11:30am-3pm.
Blue eye with summer corn, veg and wild rice. Served with a cocktail or mocktail. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Choose two courses from a list of foodie faves and a famous alfajor to finish. Tue to Fri, 12pm-3pm.
Create a 6 ingredient mala stir fry from the menu, plus plum juice and rice. Weekdays 11am-3pm.
Ca de Vin
Dine on pizza, a glass of house wine and donuts in this iconic laneway spot. Weekdays, 12pm-2pm.
Pepe's Italian & Liquor
A pasta main and Aperol spritz followed by a refreshing Bocca gelato. Weekdays 12pm-2pm.
Oriental Tea House
Chilli wagyu dumplings, pork and chive dumplings and a Moon Dog Pale Ale. Tue to Fri 2pm-3pm.
A steamy serve of chef's selection dumplings with a refreshing pot of Kirin. Wed to Sun, 12pm-3pm.
The French Brasserie
Signature coq au vin with a glass of red in Melbourne's Paris end. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
The George On Collins
BBQ chicken Vietnamese rolls and a mini gin sour, made with pineapple & mint. Tue to Fri, 12pm-3pm.
JiYu Thai Hot Pot
Satay roti pancake, veg curry, Thai milk tea and signature pudding. Weekdays 11.30am-2.30pm.
Soul Soul Cafe
Try a high-end wagyu beef burger or soft shell crab slider with an avo smoothie. Weekdays 12pm-2pm.
Order nigiri, toothfish or sashimi meal sets with a house beer or wine. Weekdays 11.30am-3pm.
King prawn pappardelle or rustic lasagne with local, small batch wine. Tue to Fri, 12pm-3pm.
A triple serve of bao, housemade beetroot hommus and a new take on a Mojito. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Caffé E Torta
Enjoy tagliatelle bolognese ragu, your choice of house wine and a coffee. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Unabara Lobster and Oyster Bar
Deluxe lobster ramen with trimmings plus a grapefruit and lime mocktail. Weekdays 11:30am-4.30pm.
The Olive Jar Cafe
Enjoy a hearty main of the day with a glass of house Cab Sav. Thu to Sun, 12:30pm-3pm.
Thin crust pizza, decadent Venetian-style tiramisu and coffee to finish. Wed to Sun, 12pm-3pm.
Grab any pizza or main with a soft drink, pinot grigio, shiraz or Peroni. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Mörk Chocolate Brew House
Choc ganache & fennel tart plus a layered chocolate drink topped with custard. Thu to Sun, 10am-5pm
Royal St Collins
Enjoy a hearty salad from the seasonal range, with wine and tea or coffee. Weekdays 11.30am-3pm.
Enjoy unlimited tacos and tap beer for 60 minutes. Vegos welcome! Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Enjoy loaded Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki and an apple mojito mocktail. Weekdays 12pm-4.30pm.
Order veg, pork or chicken pad thai with Fat Boy lager or house wine. Mon to Thu, 12pm-3pm.
Din Tai Fung
Eight xiaolongbao plus shrimp & pork wonton noodles with a soft drink. Weekdays 11.30am-2pm.
Layered club sandwich with thick cut chips, salad and Elgee Park Chardonnay. Weekdays 12pm-5pm.
Dine with a mate and score two deluxe duck dishes and traditional drinks. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Miyako Japanese Cuisine and Teppanyaki
Premium bento (sashimi, tempura, meat and sides) plus house wine & dessert. Weekdays 12pm-2.30pm.
Da Guido 365
Bruschetta, your choice of pappardelle, homemade bread and chianti. Weekdays 11:30am-2.30pm.
Enjoy arancini, hearty panino, wine of your choice and coffee to finish. Wed to Fri, 12pm-3pm.
Choose from the world famous ramen menu, plus a side dish and a drink. Weekdays 12pm-2.30pm.
Chilangos Mexican Cantina
Feast on chili con carne, nachos and elotes then finish with choc churros. Weekdays 12pm-3pm.
Image: Jake Roden.
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