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

It's 2022, and Melbourne's cultural grounds are firing on all burners. Festivals, Theatre, food and more are all ripe for the…

What's On
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…

Bars & Pubs
Clover Is The Charming 48-Seat Wine Bar And Diner On Swan Street In Richmond

Things are looking pretty good in Richmond, the inner-city suburb seems to be on the rise as a culinary destination as a slew of new…

Things To Do
14 Of The Best Cheap Date Ideas In Melbourne If You Wanna Be Romantic On A Budget

We get it, you wanna be the most unforgettable person your date has ever gone out with, but damn if inflation isn't hitting real…

Food & Drink
Introducing Pidapipo’s New Gelato Laboratorio On Brunswick Street In Fitzroy

Opening in time just for the summer heat, Pidapipo Laboratorio is the all-new flagship store on Brunswick Street in Fitzroy. After nearly a…

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…

Bars & Pubs
Brewdog Is The 500-Seat Brewpub And Taproom Inside Coburg’s Pentridge Prison

The latest beer-centric opening to hit Melbourne is none other than Brewdog's mammoth takeover of Coburg's Pentridge Prison. For the…

Restaurants
The 47 Best Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining in Melbourne. We're a culinary destination where some of the finest talent and…

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The Best Christmas Lights Displays In Melbourne For 2022

The best streets to see Christmas lights in Melbourne are dotted all over, and in and around the city, you just need to know where to look.…

Local Escapes
Here’s Where To Find The Best Airbnbs In Phillip Island For 2022

If you’re thinking of packing up the car to drive down to Phillip Island to see the beloved penguins or escape to Cape Woolamai,…

Markets & Food Events
The Gin-Soaked Juniperlooza Festival Is Returning This February

The summer months of Melbourne just seem to be getting better and better this year as we’ve just heard the news that…

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Your 2022 Guide To The Best Outdoor Cinemas In Melbourne

We know there’s a lot to get through on the streaming platforms and so on, but sometimes you just need to get outside, right? Who said…

Bars & Pubs
Gimlet Is Opening Up A Sister Venue, An Intimate 28-Seat Cocktail Bar Just Metres Down The Road

It's been a big couple of years for Gimlet and the Trader House team, the Andrew McConnell-led collective…

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

We're getting into the pointy end of the year, the festivities are coming in thick and fast. There’s a giant vintage and…

News
How To Vote, Where To Vote Early, And Where To Get A Democracy Sausage

With the 2022 Victorian state election soon approaching it's time to get your ducks in a row. If you need a heads up as to…

Local Escapes
Sip Your Way Through Central Victoria’s Sprawling Wine Region

Any road trip worth talking about is made up of at least a few elements; you’re going to want some decent scenery, artisanal produce…

Cafes
The 2022 Guide To The Best Coffee In Melbourne

Melbourne’s best coffee is a hot topic; the often heated discussion can be overheard most mornings en-route, in line, and…

Wellness
This Dedicated Floating Pool And Infrared Sauna Empire Is Launching All Across Melbourne

Ushering in a new empire of wellness, the well-established Australian float and infrared sauna experts, City Cave is finally…

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…

News
The Historic Mansion, Burnham Beeches, Is Set To Become A Luxury Spa Getaway

Six Senses has set the standard with some of the world's foremost luxury resorts and spas, they've got over 20 opulent…

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…

Markets & Food Events
A Dive Into MFWF’s Decadent Village Feast, A Two-Day Culinary Takeover Of Gippsland

As part of the regional Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, the town of Thorpdale in Gippsland, a quaint 19th-century village with a…

Cafes
Find Fast & Fresh Onigiri From Collingwood’s Hole-In-The-Wall Japanese Kitchen

Collingwood’s Peel Street has long had its own hospo micro-community. The strip has said goodbye to several old favourites like…

Markets & Food Events
Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne And Victoria’s Best Christmas Markets

The silly season brings with it many things: Kris Kringle pressies that’ll likely be regifted next year, boozed up relatives and that…

Local Escapes
The Best Tiny House Stays In Victoria For 2022

There is a range of different ways to get out of the city and into Victoria's amazing regional areas. You can hit up some cottages and…

Food & Drink
Melbourne’s Most Anticipated Restaurant And Bar Openings For 2022 And Beyond

It's rare that a week goes by without a new opening here in Australia's dining capital, and no matter the persuasion of your palate,…

Bars & Pubs
The Keys Leisure Centre, A 2000sqm Bowling Alley, Bar And Beer Garden Has Arrived In Melbourne

A new generation of hospo moguls are beginning to emerge out of Melbourne, each bringing something new to the various culinary corners of…

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…

Bars & Pubs
Here’s Where To Throw Back The Best Margaritas In Melbourne

There's a lot to like about the Margarita: they're salty, sweet, strong in alcohol and occasionally spicy and invoke a…

Bakeries & Delis
Introducing Dröm, The Artisanal Bakery Serving Up Moon-Shaped Croissants In Bayswater

A direct result of the pivot many cafes made through COVID, Dröm is the all-new artisanal bakery that will soon be gracing…

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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,…

Restaurants
Hot Dog Hustle Is The Beloved Footscray Diner Just Metres From The Market

Born from a venture to sunny California, the Hot Dog Hustle team discovered their love of the dog during a visit to Los Angeles. The…

Restaurants
Uokin Is The New Sushi Store From An Ex Nobu And Koko Chef

Opening up on Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn, Sushi Uokin is a chic new sushi store, centred around quality and experience. Helmed by…

Bakeries & Delis
Your Guide To The Best Gluten-Free Bakeries In Melbourne

This one’s dedicated to all the gluten-intolerant bread and pastry lovers. Let’s be honest, the supermarket selection of…

News
A Possible Sighting Of Salvatore The Seal (Or Close Lookalike) Has Taken Place In Melbourne

The global lockdown brought upon us many unforeseen spectacles from the animal world. Hundreds of thousands of pink flamingoes took over…

What's On
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.…

Restaurants
18 Of The Best Indian Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

Melbourne is known for having one of the most culturally diverse culinary scenes in the world, but you already know that and so do we. What…

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Pubs, Bars, Restaurants, Cafes: Here’s What’s Open On Cup Day In Melbourne 2022

There are plenty of ways to make the most of the Melbourne Cup public holiday. It starts with a coffee at your local, then the day could…

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…

Local Escapes
Your 2022 Guide To The Best Airbnb Beach House Stays In Victoria

Nothing beats ditching the big smoke in the summertime for a stint down the coast. Packing up the car and heading south is an integral part…

What's On
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…

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Alba, The Peninsula’s New Thermal Springs And Spa Destination Has Finally Opened

  From humble beginnings as a hotspot for family getaways, The Mornington Peninsula is today just as synonymous with those seeking a…

Restaurants
The Best Private Dining Rooms In Melbourne For 2022

Be it a birthday or just an urge to go a bit luxe, private dining rooms in Melbourne are in abundance. Across town several of the culinary…

Things To Do
5 Of The Best Spots To See Melbourne’s Most Beautiful Jacaranda Trees

The sight of the blossoming purple flowers of the Jacaranda trees is a friendly reminder that the real frosty season is over and there are…

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…

What's On
Lume’s Giant New French Impressionism Experience With Monet, Renoir And More

Lume's immersive digital gallery has been wowing Melburnians with its floor-to-ceiling display renditions of Van Gogh artwork for…

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…

Cafes
The Best Ice Cream And Gelato Shops In Melbourne For 2022

The heat is beaming down, the beach is calling, and you've got a thirst that only the iciest drink is going to quench. But there's…

Cafes
In Sugary News, Tokyo Lamington Has Finally Opened In Melbourne

After developing a cult-followed movement in Sydney, Tokyo Lamington has just swung the doors open to its very-own Melbourne…

Art & Design
12 Of Melbourne’s Best Tattoo Studios To Get Inked At

  Tattoos aren’t just full sleeves, bold lines and sailor designs anymore. Melbourne is home to some of the best artists in the…

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…

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Picnic Among The Cherry Trees At This Stunning Orchard In The Yarra Valley

We’ve got plenty of sunshine on the cards, and what better way to enjoy it than picking and picnicking amongst the leafy backdrop…

Bars & Pubs
Follow The Stairs To Tequila Bar, The Second Storey Mezcal And Tequila Lounge

Melbourne’s love affair with Mexican cuisine is no secret. We’ve frothed over new openings, been loyal to our favourite places,…

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…

U:L By You
The 15 Best Spots For Gnocchi In Melbourne And Exactly Where To Find Them

Gnocchi. A staple pasta choice, however, curating a classic and delicious gnocchi recipe is an art form; the humble potato dumpling may…

Bakeries & Delis
The Best Almond Croissants In Melbourne And Where To Find Them

Quite frankly, croissants are the best way to start the day. They’re great for lunch, as a treat; really, they’re perfect…

U:L By You
Your 2022 Guide To The Best Bottomless (And Boozy) Brunches In Melbourne

Some mornings are meant for sleep-ins and some are meant for bottomless mimosas. And when you’re in the mood for that kind of wake up,…

Bars & Pubs
The Best Dog-Friendly Pubs According To Melbourne Doggo Owners

There’s nothing like rolling up to the local with your best mate alongside you, you’ll take a pint of XPA, they’ll dive…

Restaurants
Track Down The 15 Best Steaks In Melbourne For 2022

A pillar of dining, steak is a timeless dish and although simple or rudimentary in its preparation when done well it's one of the finest…

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…

Bars & Pubs
23 Best Rooftop Bars In Melbourne For Your 2022 Summer Sips

It’s been a long year but we’ve put in the hard work and now it’s time for us to kick back with a drink, and we reckon…

Things To Do With Pets
7 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Cafes In Melbourne For 2022

If you're heading out for that morning coffee in the sunshine leaving the dog behind can feel like one of the biggest betrayals. Luckily…

Restaurants
Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Lasagne

Finding a good lasagne in Melbourne isn’t as simple as waltzing into your closest Italian place and ordering up—these dishes are…

Food & Drink
This Is Popkin’s, The Dedicated Artisan Popcorn Store In Elwood

Everyone knows one of the best parts about going to the movies is getting a generous serving of popcorn. Well, Popkin’s Artisan…

Pets & Travel
8 Of The Best Dog-Friendly Campsites In Victoria

With warm weathered days increasing in frequency and summer just around the corner we are looking for places to escape the urban concrete…

Local Escapes
Throw Down The Rug At Melbourne’s Best Picnic Spots For 2022

Spring is in the air which means picnics are back in fashion, and we couldn't be more excited to throw down a rug and pull out our…

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…

Restaurants
Melbourne’s Most Expensive Dishes And Where To Find Them

In a time of serious inflation and belt-tightening, the exorbitant spending rituals are typically kicked to the curb. However, if you are…

Pets
Bring Treats, Chapel Street Is The Pet-Friendly Shopping Precinct In Melbourne’s South

If you wish you could take your furry pal everywhere around Melbs, get ready for some amazing news. It's been around for more than…

Pets
You 2022 Guide To The Best Dog Beaches In Victoria

Do you know who likes the beach just as much as you do? Your dog. Perhaps more sometimes. Witnessing your woofer make tracks around the…

Pets
A Guide To The Best Dog-Friendly Destinations In Melbourne

Everyone knows how the saying goes, dogs are your best friend. Another heartbeat in the house, a wagging tail that greets you every…

U:L By You
Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Ramen

Ramen. So simple yet so delicious, a timeless pairing of noodles and broth. Noodles cooked to the exact level of softness requested by the…

Restaurants
Melbourne’s 21 Best Vegetarian Restaurants, And Exactly Where To Find Them

Gone are the days when restaurants offered a token vegetarian meal, now we have entire establishments championing veggies with plant-based…

Things To Do
Where To Watch The 2022 Toyota AFL Grand Final In Melbourne

It's the grand final weekend, the big one is here and it's finally returning to the sacred grounds of the MCG for the first time…

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.…

Bars & Pubs
Murrumbeena Wine Bar Is The Chic Suburban Escape For Vino, Tapas And Live Tunes

There’s no need to venture out of the southeastern suburbs if you’re looking for a cosy little wine bar. Conveniently located…

News
Score $125 Back On Your Dining Bill With The Government’s Cash Back Initiative Returning

After the wild success of last year's cash back on dining in the CBD, the Victorian government is once again helping split the bill.…

Local Escapes
Metung Springs Is Gippsland’s Lush New 25-Acre Hot Springs And Day Spa

Bringing a bit of self-care to the Gippsland region, Metung Springs is the latest geothermal hot spring destination to grace the…

Restaurants
The Best Lobster Rolls In Melbourne As Voted By You

It’s heating up down here in Melbourne, the warmer seasons are upon us and that means seafood is on the menu. But not just any…

Food & Drink
11 Of The Best Gluten Free-Friendly Restaurants In Melbourne Right Now

For those with dietary restrictions, it truly is a golden age of dining as the prevalence of menu options and designated venues that can…

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…

Local Escapes
Your Guide To The Best Airbnbs On The Mornington Peninsula

One of Victoria's finest treasures, the coastal and hinterland realm of the Mornington Peninsula welcomes many across weekends, public…

Cafes
Where To Find The Best Cookies In Melbourne In 2022

Everyone loves a classic choc-chip cookie, but the options don’t end there. For sweet tooths think thick New York deli-style cookies,…

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…

What's On
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…

Cafes
Via Porta Is The Family-Run Croissant And Cafe Empire

Via Porta is the family culinary venture from siblings Simon, Jonathan and Ryan Consentino. Together the brothers set out with the intention…

Local Escapes
23 Of Melbourne’s Best Boutique Hotels For 2022

To be honest, we’re always looking for an excuse for a staycay in one of Melbourne’s best hotels. Birthday? Book a suite. Nephew…