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The food news has been coming in thick and fast in Melbourne, to make sure that you're on top of all the tasty things happening…

Food & Drink
See Off Summer With Bottomless Spritz At The Exchange Beach Club’s Final Weekend

The Exchange Hotel's crowd favourite Beach Club has had a helluva summer over in Port Melbourne, and they've got one more week (and…

What's On
What’s On In Melbourne This Week, This Month And Beyond

The holiday season is behind us but there’s still plenty of bright days ahead. It’s heating up this week so we’ve got a…

Australia
Flights From Melbourne To Gold Coast Are Going For $11 Over On Webjet Right Now

Sometimes, you want a holiday immersed in a new culture on the other side of the world where everything from ordering a beer to catching…

Things To Do
10 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Weekend

There’s plenty on this weekend, take advantage of the summer season with a stack of outdoor events from Fed Square's live music,…

What's On
Everything You Need To See, Eat And Drink At The Australian Open This Year

Game, set, match! The Australian Open has kicked off and while tennis is the main event, the very best of Australian hospitality is coming…

Food & Drink
A Word From Melbourne’s Hospo Community: How You Can Help During The Omicron Era

After two years of lockdowns, restrictions and QR code check-ins, Melbourne’s hospo scene is becoming accustomed to the pandemic…

News
This Grocery Delivery App Is Delivering Rapid Antigen Tests To Your Door Within 10 Minutes

Want to see your mates? Take a RAT test. Keen to head interstate? Better take a RAT test. Finally going on that post-isolation date? Take…

News
The Melbourne News You Need To Know Today

On a quiet day, It can be tough keeping up with the latest coming out of Australia's cultural capital, especially so in a post-2020…

Local Escapes
Grab Your Hard Hat And Crawl Through 8 Of Victoria’s Best Caves

  Victoria is home to some spectacular attractions, and when it comes to caves, they’re in abundance. Whether it be trekking…

Australia
12 Must-Dos Every Aussie Needs To Tick Off In The NT

When planning your next much-needed vacay, the hardest part is usually deciding where to go. Do you want somewhere with adventure? Somewhere…

Restaurants
The Best Desserts You’ll Find In Melbourne

Dessert is one of life's greatest gifts, either accompanied by a meal or a standalone event, it's just a dish that everyone enjoys.…

What's On
Everything You Need To Know About MPavilion’s Stacked Program

  Melbourne’s favourite design and architecture celebration is back for its eighth year, and they’re certainly bigger and…

Local Escapes
Melbourne And Victoria’s Best Secret Gardens

Melbourne is a city full of gardens, but it’s time to give some love and attention to the lesser-known spots that give the Royal…

Local Escapes
The 15 Best Camping Spots Across Victoria In 2021

If you ever saw the TV show Sea Change in the 1990s, you’ll remember the start of the intro. Flash to a big city, noise, stress,…

U:L By You
The 22 Best Pizza Shops In Melbourne For 2021

Trying to whittle down a list of Melbourne’s best pizza joints is no small feat—it's a dirty job but someone's got to do…

Local Escapes
The Best Beaches In Victoria According To You

In order to celebrate Urban List’s 10th lap around the sun, we’re asking you to give us your hot tips across our Instagram.…

Food & Drink
This Local Fine Booze Label Just Released A Ready-To-Serve Negroni With An Aussie Twist

In the not too distant past, the idea of a bottled cocktail would nary raise an eyebrow, though since the event of lockdowns and a few quick…

Bars & Pubs
QV’s Pop-Up Container Bar Is Bringing A Euro Summer To The Heart Of Melbourne

In the few months of the year that it’s not cold or wet, us Melburnians jump at the chance to wrap our hands around a bev in the…

Restaurants
Your Guide To Melbourne’s Best Yum Cha For 2021

Yum cha, it's the special culinary experience that's made up of at least several different snacks to form a meal in its entirety.…

Markets & Food Events
Everything You Need To Know About The Nine Day Rosé Festival Coming To The Yarra Valley

The warmer months bring with them a solid excuse to drink (more) rosé (than you usually would). The stuff is perfect in the sun, with…

Restaurants
Several Initiatives Are Set To See The CBD’s Streets Primed For Outdoor Dining Over Summer

In a bid to bring back Melbourne’s hospitality scene sooner rather than later, the City of Melbourne has announced a new initiative…

U:L By You
The Top 10 Italian Restaurants In Melbourne According To You

To celebrate our 10th birthday here at Urban List, we’re asking you to tell us your top 10 lists over on our Instagram. This time…

Restaurants
The Exuberant, Italo-Inspired Tippy-Tay Brings Europe To Melbourne This Summer

After several cultural pauses over the past 18 months, summer in Melbourne is coming in red hot with a swath of reopenings, reawakenings and…

What's On
Melbourne And Victoria’s Cultural Hotspots Are Reopening, Here’s What You Need To Know

As Melburnians, we’d be lying to ourselves if we said we weren’t champing at the bit to get back to a gallery, take a trip out…

Australia
Everything You Need To Know About Lady Musgrave, The Southern Great Barrier Reef’s Island Escape

A holiday in its truest sense should feature at least a few things. Beaches are a must-have; a little sunshine also doesn’t go astray,…

Local Escapes
9 Very Romantic Getaways In Victoria

Given you've been cooped up at home for the best part of a while now, you're probably looking for a nice quiet spot in regional…

Restaurants
22 Of Melbourne’s Best Japanese Restaurants To Scope Out In 2022

Japanese cuisine is truly an all-rounder. Depending on the dish, it can be delicate enough for a light lunch or pack enough punch as a…

Local Escapes
How’s The Serenity? You Can Stay In The Holiday House From The Castle This Summer

We’re all going to Bonnie Doon, or at least, you could be if you book this Airbnb. Yep, the Kerrigan’s iconic holiday house is…

U:L By You
Your 2021 Guide To The Best High Tea In Melbourne

Melbourne is the food capital of Australia, with so many choices it’s not always easy to find the best. Naturally, the search for the…

Cafes
Your 2021 Guide To The Best Breakfast In Melbourne

Melbourne is renowned for its rich coffee culture and top-tier breakfast spots. After all, our city would probably win the most variations…

Local Escapes
Win The Ultimate Post Lockdown Staycation For You, A Mate, And Your Furry Best Friend

Okay if you want to win the ultimate post-lockdown staycation for you and mate, and your furry friend of course—listen up.…

Restaurants
Where To Find Melbourne’s Best Vegan Restaurants In 2021

The vegan dining scene has truly exploded in Melbourne over the last few years. Long gone are the days of soggy mushroom burgers and…

Local Escapes
This Airbnb Yurt Stay Is The Post-Lockdown Disconnect We All Need

While we can’t venture past our 5km radius’ right now, there will come a time when local travel is a viable option. And once it…

Restaurants
16 Of The Best Mexican Restaurants In Melbourne

There’s nothing quite like the culinary offering of Mexican cuisine, its regional specialities and diverse dishes have captured the…

Cafes
The 12 Best Cafes In Melbourne CBD For Breakfast, Brunch Or Lunch

Melbourne's CBD is not usually the first suburb to roll off the tongue when you're looking for a great brunch spot, but don't…

U:L By You
9 Of The Best Flower Delivery Services In Melbourne

You know those scenes in the movies when someone gets a huge bouquet delivered to their office? And all the co-workers gather and gush about…

News
Here’s How To Claim Up To $100 Off Your Bill When Dining In The CBD This Weekend

The government is back at it, this time they’re helping us celebrate the upcoming Queen’s Birthday long weekend with the launch…

Gifts
The Best Gift Deliveries In Melbourne To Show Someone You Care

Brownie points. We’re all searching for them. Little gestures to write ourselves into the good books (and that mean we won’t…

Travel Tips
Jetstar Is Dropping $10,000 Worth Of Free Flight Vouchers Today

It’s usually custom when it’s someone's birthday to buy them a present, but as Jetstar turns 17 today, they’re the…

Australia
Stay On The Edge Of This Very Photogenic Pink Salt Lake In A Luxurious Converted Container

If you’ve ever made your way through Central Victoria, you would have likely spotted the towering silos adorned with massive-scale…

Activities & Itineraries
Go Foraging For Mushrooms Then Learn How To Cook Them Fine Dining Style

Up in the Macedon Ranges in Woodend just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne’s CBD lies some of the most fertile ground, each…

Food & Drink
Hanoi Hannah’s New Quarter And The New Standard Of Vietnamese Influenced Dining

On the busy stretch of Swan Street, right on the corner of Lennox Street in Richmond, sits New Quarter. A newcomer to the area but…

U:L By You
Where To Find The Best Restaurants In Melbourne’s CBD

It’s no secret that Melbourne’s CBD is home to some of the best restaurants in the world, our innovative and ever-expanding…

Local Escapes
The Best Places To Check Out Autumn Leaves Near Melbourne In 2021

Australia isn’t known for its autumn foliage—we’ve got a few deciduous trees in tropical regions and only one native…

News
The Murray River Will Light Up This May With The Moama Lights Festival

Moama sits just a couple minutes drive outside of Echuca and this stretch of the Murray and red-gum bushland will play host to the…

Restaurants
Move Over Lobster, There’s A New Moreton Bay Bug Roll In Town At Pinchy’s

Lobster rolls are so yesterday, it’s the time for the Moreton Bay Bug to shine. Pinchy’s has established itself as the casual…

Things To Do
A Dedicated Noodle And Boozy Bubble Tea Festival Is Coming To Melbourne

Ascot Lot, a northern destination for all food trucks is getting slippery with an entire day dedicated to noodles and bubble tea.…

Restaurants
One Of Melbourne’s Most-Loved Hidden Italian Restaurant Re-Opens

With its doors shut since the first Victorian lockdown almost a year ago, one of the city staples for modern italian…

Things To Do
Melbourne’s Good Beer Week Is Back For 2021 And These Are The Events You Cannot Miss

It’s that wonderful time of the year again as lagers, stouts, sours, pilsners and pale ales descend upon Melbourne for Good Beer Week…

What's On
Get The Milk Ready, The Hot Sauce And Chilli Festival Is Back This Weekend

We can’t bloody hide our excitement about the Hot Sauce and Chilli festival hitting Welcome To Brunswick this weekend. If…

Bars & Pubs
Sit On The Iron Throne With A Beer At Moondog Brewery For Game of Thrones’ 10th Birthday

To mark this momentous occasion and celebrate the cultural phenomenon that Game of Thrones spawned, Melbourne’s very own Moon Dog…

What's On
City Of Melbourne Is Giving Away One Night’s Staycation At Melbourne’s Most Luxurious CBD Hotels

Didn’t score a travel voucher? Well here’s your second chance. City of Melbourne is dishing out a one night stay at some of the…

What's On
A Cinema Dedicated To VHS Classics Is Popping Up In Thornbury So Grab The Popcorn

Whether or not you’re a serious cinephile or just a dabbler, you’ll want to plan your next trip to what’s possibly the…

Restaurants
What’s Open This Easter Long Weekend In Melbourne

The long weekend is just around the corner so it’s time to start planning your social movements for the mini-break. Whether you…

Bars & Pubs
20 Of Melbourne’s Best Craft Breweries To Hit Up When You Need A Cold One

Now that colder weather is upon us, craft beer is the best excuse to wet your beak and warm up while the sun’s out (or below…

Local Escapes
Take A Trip Through Spa Country With This Indulgent Itinerary From Daylesford To Macedon Ranges

There’s more to love about the Macedon Ranges than a picnic at Hanging Rock. There are beautiful national parks, sprawling country…

Local Escapes
Head Up The Mountain Via This Charming Road Trip Through The Dandenong Ranges

There’s a certain magic in b-lining up Mount Dandenong Tourist Road. Sure, the weekend warriors lining up to take on the 1000 steps…

Wellness
Where To Get An Earth-Shatteringly Good Massage In Melbourne

No one ever said self love had to be practiced solo, as far as we’re concerned, treating yourself to a massage and letting someone…

U:L By You
Get Some Bang For Your Buck With The Best Free And Cheap Things To Do In Melbourne

We all like to get out and about in our glorious city, but sometimes the budget is a little tight. We’ve got your back though, getting…

Australia
Visit The Best Parts Of South Australia With The New Voucher Scheme

Since some borders have relaxed across the country, Victorians have been making the most of their interstate getaways. And as a way to coax…

Australia
Check Out 50 Of The Best Trips You Can Book Right Now

As borders reopen and Summer heats up, it’s time to make tracks. So many places to see;  so much unused annual leave to take. So…

Local Escapes
Ball Out On A Budget At Victoria’s Best Affordable Accomodation

We're all due for a little getaway after the year we've had, but ironically, the year we've had may not lend itself to a big…

Art & Design
Get Cultured At 14 Of Melbourne’s Best Art Galleries

What do you do when it’s cold and rainy? What about when it’s hot and steamy? Go to an art gallery, of course. They’re…

Australia
Head West, WA Will Open Its Borders To NSW And Victoria Next Week

Today, the Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan announced that their borders will open to New South Wales and Victoria on Tuesday 8…

Travel
50 Of Australia’s Best Daycays, Staycays And Vacays

As lockdown lifts and Summer heats up, it’s time to make tracks. So many places to see; and so much unused annual leave… We…

Australia
Snap Up A $1 Hotel Room At This Luxe Sydney Hotel

Victoria, we’re on here. The borders are open and Sydney’s The Star Grand Hotel is doing us southern-staters a solid by offering…

What's On
Melbourne’s Most Iconic Landmarks Will Be Transformed Into Stunning Floral Installations This Spring

Melbourne florists are the talk of the town this week thanks to the Urban Bloom project, and their incredible floral installations which…

Markets & Food Events
Stock Up At The Best Markets Happening In Melbourne This November

It's been a while between drinks, but markets are finally back on the agenda in Melbourne with us moving toward a COVID-normal…

Travel
Explore The Finer Points Of Victoria’s Premier Wine Region With This Three-Day Retreat

Summer in Victoria is going to be the perfect opportunity to reacquaint yourself with our amazing assets around regional Victoria. And…

Local Escapes
Treat Yourself, This Uber-Luxe Camping Trip Is Better Than A European Holiday

So, you’ve finally accepted that the endless-summer escape to Europe you’ve been saving your pennies for is definitely off the…

U:L By You
Hook Into More Sugar With The Best Melbournes Cakes You Can Have Delivered

When in stage 3 lockdown it can be hard to stay positive all the time. Cake can help. Melbourne's amazing cake bakers are…

Local Escapes
Win A Sleepover At This Amazing Sydney Hotel For You And 20 Of Your Best Mates

Staycations are a vibe at the moment. Because we’ve been cooped up at home for months on end and international travel is not an…

Local Escapes
Take Your Road Trip To The Next Level With These Amazing Hotels In Regional Victoria

Regional Victoria has an amazing array of natural assets along with restaurants, wineries, and bars for you to explore. Our Local Escapes…

Local Escapes
Escape From The City Noise With This Yurt Retreat In Victoria’s High Country

It's been a rough year for regional Victoria with many parts affected by the bushfires early in 2020, followed by the pandemic which…

Local Escapes
Get Those Tokyo Vibes With Melbourne’s New Towering 244-Room Pod-Style Hotel

Come the first quarter 2022, Melbourne will be home to a massive pod-style hotel from international hotel brand Yotel positioned by…

What's On
Start Planning, Here’s How To Live Your Best Life In Iso This Long Weekend

Your long weekend road trip might be cancelled but there’s no need to mope. The Easter long weekend is certainly looking a little…

Style & Design
Clear Your Basket, This Coveted Australian Accessories Label Just Dropped A Massive Sale

One of the many ways we’re surviving and thriving in the depths of self-isolation is with a little retail therapy to support Aussie…

Restaurants
Fill Up To The Brim With Melbourne’s Best All-You-Can-Eat

We’ve all got a soft spot for Smorgy’s in our hearts (those of us whose hearts didn’t explode after eating 21 consecutive…

What's On
Jump Between The Sheets When Australia’s Outdoor Bed Cinema Launches In St Kilda In January

Ever wanted to go to the cinema but were too lazy to get out of your comfy bed? Well, this year you’ll be able to watch a movie under…

Hair & Beauty
Where To Get The Best Manicure In Melbourne

Everyone who's anyone is rocking a manicured nail these days. From eye-catching nail art to simple nudes and pastels to sharp-ended…

Hair & Beauty
Tidy Up Your COVID Cut With The Best Haircuts In Melbourne Under $55

Summer is here, and it’s the perfect time to change up that haircut with a new summer look. Worst-case scenario, you can…

Australia
Take In Tasmania’s Pristine Wilderness With These Wilderness Bush Walks

By the time Erin Hibberd hit 30, he weighed 163 kilograms. He’d tried dieting, but it hadn't worked—he loved pizza and beer…

What's On
Turn Your Nightmares Into Reality At This Immersive Haunted House This Month

Horror movies and Halloween festivities have taken a hard decline in recent years, but this month Rush Escape Game is turning their whole…

What's On
This Ramen Hot Spot Is Hosting A Groovy Japanese-Inspired Live Art Show This Month

Whether you’re turning up for their signature chicken broth ramen dishes or one of their yuzu-fuelled cocktails, wandering off of…

Australia
You Will Soon Be Able To Fly From Melbourne Directly To WA’s Best Wine Region

Melburnians have a ton of options available close by when it comes to fermented grapes—the Yarra Valley, Red Hill, even the Barossa is…

What's On
PSA: Melbourne’s Chicken Nugget Festival Is Back This Month

If you had any plans this October, we’re afraid that you’re going to have to cancel them because Melbourne’s third annual…

What's On
Help Save The Planet At This Month’s Huge Zero-Waste Festival

Learn how to be the most environmentally friendly citizen of Earth you can be at the Zero-Waste Festival this month. The festival is back…

Music
Here Are All The Gigs Worth Going To In Melbourne This October

Woah, this October is looking mighty fine with something to satisfy all types of muso’s. We’ve got some golden oldies, new…

Restaurants
Inside The CBD’s New Late-Night Thai Kitchen Serving Authentic Eats And Funky Cocktails

Where you once would have found American Hamburger joint, Brooklyn Depot, you’ll now find a restaurant and bar that’s bringing…