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Mega-Venue, HER, Is Throwing A Heaving NYE Party, And They’re Opening A New Level To Celebrate

Those lucky enough to have scored an invite to HER’s launch party earlier this year will recall (or perhaps, won’t recall) the…

Food & Drink
The Feed | The Melbourne Food And Drink News You Need To Know About

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…

Australia
The Best Solo Trips In Australia To Take This Year

Gorgeous gorgeous girls and boys love solo travel. It’s not that they hate people, no. Or that people are annoying, no no.…

Kids & Travel
The 10 Best Beaches In Melbourne For A Dip With The Kids

‘Beaches’ might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of for a day-trip with the kids in and out of…

Restaurants
24 Best Japanese Restaurants In Melbourne For 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…

Restaurants
The Best Italian Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

It's a tough gig narrowing down the best Italian restaurants in Melbourne. We’re home to some of the best Osterias…

Cafes
Your 2022 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…

Restaurants
Now Open: Frankie’s Tortas & Tacos Moves Into A Bold And Boozy Permanent Home

Several years ago, you’d struggle to find a Melburnian who had any idea what a torta was (for all intents and purposes, it’s…

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A Ridiculously Festive, Four-Week-Long Christmas Festival Is Taking Over Melbourne

Melbourne loves to make a big deal of things—think laneways, lockdowns, and the metro rail project—and fortunately for us,…

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Tickets On Sale Now: Moonlight Cinema Returns To Melbourne With A Stacked Four-Month Program

It might be hard to believe but summer is weeks away and with it, all of Melbourne's favourite summertime events and happenings too.…

Things To Do
Oche, The Sleek Electronic Darts Bar From Norway, Is Opening In Melbourne

If you’ve grown tired of whatever board game you have at home that is missing half the pieces, or bored of heading down to your local…

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Rone Returns: This Time, He’s Transforming The Flinders St Station Ballroom

  In what’s almost become a fixture to Victoria’s arts scene, Melbourne’s Rone has announced his latest…

Food & Drink
19 Of The Best Mexican Restaurants In And Around Melbourne

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

Restaurants
The Best Christmas Party Venues In Melbourne For 2022

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching: a chance to let your hair down and get a bit rowdy with your fellow…

Food & Drink
Melbourne’s Night Noodle Market Is Returning To Birrarung Marr Tomorrow

After a two-year hiatus, Melbourne’s Night Noodle Market is returning for 18 days of Hawker-style eats at its usual home, Birrarung…

Food & Drink
Your 2022 Guide To The Best High Tea In And Around Melbourne

It’s 2022, season two of everyone’s favourite period drama Bridgerton is out and it’s time to drink tea (or champagne) in…

U:L By You
Where To Find The Best Pizza In Melbourne For 2022

One of the dearest food groups to Melburnians, pizza is in a treasured category of its own. Fortunately for the city, we've got a fair…

Homewares & Interiors
An Ikea Concept Store—Unlike Anything Australians Have Seen—Is Officially Open In Melbourne

There’s nothing quite like a trip to Ikea. It’s a labyrinth of showrooms and furniture, and it’s not hard to find yourself…

Local Escapes
Sal Salis Is The Uber-Luxe Seaside Safari Camp Everyone Needs To Do At Least Once

It’s been nearly six years since I was lucky enough to visit the little piece of outback-meets-the-ocean paradise that is Sal Salis.…

Travel
16 Best Airbnbs In Melbourne For Your 2022 City Getaway

Ah, Melbourne. The city of a million suburbs, each with its own distinctive personality. Everyone should treat themselves to a little…

Restaurants
Where To Find Melbourne’s Best Vegan Restaurants In 2022

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

Local Escapes
16 Romantic Getaways In Victoria For That Steamy Weekend Away

Whether you’re looking for a way to spend some quality time with your partner or are in search of a last-minute gift, nothing suggests…

Restaurants
Brunswick Just Scored A Dedicated Chicken Bistro, Serving Up One Helluva Chicken Sanga

They say do one thing, and do it well, and the just-opened Bird in Brunswick is leaning into that ethos, focusing on all things chicken.…

Restaurants
Ides’ Alluring 26-Seater Sibling Bar, March, Is On A Stride Of Its Own

Since opening in 2016, Peter Gunn’s Ides has sat in the upper echelon of Melbourne’s fine dining scene, serving up a degustation…

Bakeries & Delis
Scope Out Penny For Pound’s Just-Launched Croissant Boutique In Camberwell

It's been a big year for Penny For Pound, having only just opened their 800sqm pastry mecca in Moorabbin a few…

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5 Things On The Internet Bryce Mills And Struthless Regret Seeing, And Why You Should See Their Show

Our brand new live show ‘God Is Dead’ is based on the theory that the internet is proof that humanity is doomed and God has…

Food & Drink
Mile End Bagels Have Just Swung The Doors Open To A Third Locale In Richmond

Mile End Bagels quickly reached institute status when it opened its doors to the warehouse locale in Fitzroy back in 2016, and…

Restaurants
A Year In: NOMAD’s Melbourne Outpost Sets A New Standard Along The Flinders Lane Dining Precinct

Being a sequel to any successful restaurant is difficult but Nomad Melbourne basks in its own honey-coloured elegance, joining the culinary…

Restaurants
Fitzroy Is Scoring A Breezy New Souva Joint From The Stalactites Team

Hella Good is the latest greek eatery to open in Fitzroy and to celebrate they’re giving away free souvlakis next Friday, the 26th of…

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…

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10 Unmissable Gigs, Events And Performances At This Year’s WinterWild

The Otways will be alive with live music, performances, and food for the next two weekends as part of the WinterWilds Festival. Previously…

U:L By You
Melbourne CBD’s 25 Best Restaurants For 2022, And Exactly Where To Find Them

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

Restaurants
Here’s How You Can Level Up Your Next Airbnb Stay With A Private Chef

With all the joy that travel brings, there's also a lot of logistics to consider—especially if you're more of an…

Local Escapes
After A Multi-Million Dollar Makeover, The Stunning 134yo Portarlington Grand Hotel Is Opening Doors

Dreaming of a cosy winter getaway? The Portarlington Grand Hotel has had a multi-million dollar renovation and is welcoming back guests this…

Australia
Check Into Australia’s Best Hotel Stays, According To You

Are you long overdue for a dreamy hotel stay? We feel you. From plush linen bedspreads to five-star amenities and drool-worthy dining,…

Restaurants
Chris Lucas’ Latest Diner, Lillian Brasserie, Is Another Piece Of The Puzzle Rebuilding Melbourne

At the tail end of Melbourne’s lengthy lockdowns, restaurateur Chris Lucas opened a string of new restaurants. The quickfire ribbon…

Food & Drink
The Area: The West’s Best Bars, Restaurants And Cafes

Melbourne’s west may be considered out of the way to some, but it’s home to many of the city’s best kept food secrets.…

Bars & Pubs
This Country Pub Has Taken Out Gold For Best Parma, But That’s Just One Reason It’s Worth The Drive

The Dandenong Ranges is full of reasons to get you in the car and up the mountain: there’s the 1000 Steps, Puffing Billy, Emerald…

Bakeries & Delis
Don’t Miss: Three Spots In Melbourne Doing One Thing Damn Well, The Humble Pie

The humble pie has been a mainstay for many as a snack in the AM, the arvo and even as a fully-fledged meal. Often, it’s an…

Local Escapes
The 15 Best Camping Spots Across Victoria In 2022

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,…

Restaurants
The Absolutely Extra Panda Hot Pot Has Opened A Second Locale In Carnegie

After the sizzling success of Panda Hot Pot's Carlton venture—yep, the place with the giant steel dragon—the Sichuan hot pot…

Restaurants
Fitzroy’s Latest Slice Shop Is Serving Up 10” Chicago-Style Pizza Pies

Fitzroy’s just scored a new slice shop dedicated to several styles of pie with origins tied to the US of A. It’s called Deep…

Restaurants
8 Of The Best Omakase Dining Experiences In Melbourne Right Now

If you’re looking for a night out in Melbourne unlike any other, omakase is for you. It’s a long-held Japanese tradition where…

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12 Unmissable Gigs, Performances And Events At RISING, According To The Line Up

Melbourne's long-awaited arts festival, RISING, is in full swing. So far, punters have eaten like royalty at The Lighthouse, …

Restaurants
The Best Spots In Melbourne To Cop An XL New York-Style Slice

Nothing transports you to New York quicker than polishing off a 18-inch slice o’ pizza. One bite of those cheesy masterpieces and you…

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A Reimagined Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Has Hit The Stage At Melbourne’s Princess Theatre

The two-part epic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child  theatre production has been on show at the magical Princess Theatre for some…

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The NGV Has Announced Its Summer Blockbuster: Alexander McQueen, Mind, Mythos, Muse

As if there weren't enough reasons to love the NGV, they’ve revealed that their summer blockbuster exhibition will centre around…

Restaurants
Botswana Butchery Is Melbourne’s Opulent Three-Storey, 920sqm Steak Destination

Botswana Butchery has long been known as a stalwart for steak since opening in New Zealand. The two locales—Auckland and…

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Culture Up At The Best Exhibitions Happening In And Around Melbourne This Winter

Even in the middle of winter, you can find Melburnians rugged up on the tram, oat latte in hand, exploring the cultural capital of…

Australia
Book Your Next Sydney Staycation At Australia’s Newest Luxury Hotel

From a breezy jungle hideaway in Tulum to an arty escape in Japantown in San Francisco, and a sleek, sunny sanctuary in the heart of…

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…

Gifts
10 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…

Travel
Plan Your Next Tropical Getaway With This Ultimate Guide To Cairns

Winter is well and truly on the way, and if we're being honest—we're already not coping. For most of the year, we live in a…

Local Escapes
The Best Places To Check Out Autumn Leaves Near Melbourne In 2022

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

What's On
All The Highlights Of This Year’s Jam-Packed Vivid Sydney Program

Vivid is back, baby. Sydney's festival of lights, music, and ideas has dropped its full program for 2022 and, boy, does it…

Food & Drink
9 Must-Drink Events At This Year’s Melbourne Cocktail Festival

The Melbourne Cocktail Festival is nearly upon us, and for its third year, they’re partnering up with Melbourne Food & Wine…

Restaurants
Coming Soon: A Bold 110-Seat Chinese Bistro From The Tokyo Tina And Hanoi Hannah Team

The Commune Group, best known for Hanoi Hannah and Firebird, have added another venue to their illustrious portfolio. Moonhouse will be…

Restaurants
What’s Open This Easter Long Weekend In Melbourne For 2022

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

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…

Food & Drink
The Feed | The Melbourne Food And Drink News You Need To Know About

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…

What's On
Your First Look At RISING Melbourne’s Stacked 2022 Program

Winter in Melbourne is usually a time to rug up and binge Netflix, but this year the masterminds behind RISING are calling everyone out onto…

Food & Drink
The New Hole-In-The-Wall Serving High Fidelity Sangas And Vinyl On Collingwood’s Smith Street

In the past year, Melbourne’s sandwich scene has been hurdling toward critical mass with a new deli—or hole-in-the-wall sanga…

Fashion
Everything You Can’t Miss From The PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Independent Program

The fashion circus has come to the city with the return of PayPal Melbourne Fashion Festival. Australia’s top creatives have banded…

People
Break The Bias: Where To Celebrate International Women’s Day in Melbourne This Year

This year International Women’s Day is ready to break the bias once and for all, and Melbourne’s lineup of events is definitely…

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…

What's On
Grab The Glitter, These Are The Best Mardi Gras Events To Hit Up In Sydney This Year

Sydney’s legendary Mardi Gras is back in 2022, beckoning Brisbanites south for an unforgettable few weeks of partying in the…

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Retrospective: Why Mona Foma Should Be At The Top Of Your Festival Hit List

Around this time each summer, MONA’s Mona Foma descends upon Hobart and Launceston. If you’re not familiar, it’s best…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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
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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…