Toast the sunset from the rooftops and wander the waterfront for foodie pop-ups. Sample street food at night markets and stop for late-night gelato in little laneways, only in the city.   

Best new spots to eat and drink

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

Find Melbourne's best new spots for drinking, dining and all-round good times.

The best dining pop-ups in Melbourne

Find secret bars, summer markets and exclusive dining experiences for your next catch up.

The best new bars in Melbourne

Find the best new spots for nitro cocktails, natural wines and cheeseboards.

Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed

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

Victoria by Farmer's Daughters

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


Akaiito's underground casual cocktail bar serving Asian-inspired tapas and sharing plates.


Filipino dishes reimagined and cooked over a wood-fired grill.

Caretaker's Cottage

Smart drinks, top tunes and good times in a beautiful old cottage.

Rooftop bars and hidden gems

Her Melbourne

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

Rooftop Bar

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

Johnny's Green Room

Rooftop bar above Carlton's King & Godfree.

The Rooftop at QT

Stylish rooftop bar above the designer QT hotel offering spectacular views of the city.

Melbourne’s best bars behind hidden doors

Find these secret bars hiding in unlikely spaces across the city.

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Schedule in a summer sesh at QT rooftop, Good Heavens, Fable, Transit and more.

The best late-night bars and music venues in Melbourne

Find intimate vinyl bars, iconic band rooms and live music bars open late.

Bar Clara

A basement cocktail bar with a focus on innovative cocktails and a warm welcome.

Iconic dining

Botanical Hotel

The Botanical Hotel is known for its welcoming atmosphere, fine food and wine store.


Summer Night Market

Come along on Wednesday nights for shopping, eating, drinking, live music and sunset vibes.

The best special occasion restaurants in Melbourne

Elevate your evening at these cult-status eateries, degustations and luxe fine-dining spots. 

Melbourne's best old-school diners

Craving a slice of nostalgia? Kick it oldschool at these classic diners and retro eateries. 

The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

The best Malaysian restaurants in Melbourne

Warm up with big bowls of curry laksa, char koay teow and nasi lemak.

Daughter in Law

Colourful bar and restaurant serving 'unauthentic' Indian food.

Captain Melville

Craft beer and sustainable produce in the central city's oldest pub.

Cafes and foodie favourites

The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new spots for brunch, iced coffee, Japanese treats and more.

Bakemono Bakers

Inspired by bakeries in Japan and Korea.

KereKere Green

Cute little cafe with a community focus in the heritage-listed Fitzroy Gardens.

Federal Coffee

An upmarket brunch and coffee stop located under the archways of the historic GPO building.

Melbourne's best matcha cafes and matcha desserts

Find Japanese matcha powder, matcha whisks, vegan lattes and decadent matcha cakes.

After dark dessert bars

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

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.

Morpha Cafe

A modern Asian fusion cafe in a hidden laneway off Elizabeth Street.

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Only in the City

Melbourne’s most unmissable moments are yours to explore, only in the city.  

Epic events

From all-day art exhibitions to live gigs and blockbuster theatre. Find it all, only in the city.

New and unmissable

Find the newest bars, restaurants, pop-ups and shows on right now.

Essential experiences

Find markets, festivals, laneway street art and iconic arcades, only in the city.