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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,…

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…

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.…

Restaurants
Take Your Sweet Time At 15 Of Melbourne’s Best Long Lunches

  Is there anything more fabulous than a long lunch? When you’ve got good food, great company and the whole afternoon to knock…

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…

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.…

Bars & Pubs
21 Of Melbourne’s Best Rooftop Bars In 2021

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 sing from the…

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…

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The World’s Largest Inflatable Bouncy Castle Is Coming To Melbourne

Ever catch yourself staring at a kid’s bouncy castle and wishing you were still allowed on one, without the worry of deflating the…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

Restaurants
Where To Get Melbourne’s Best Banh Mi In 2021

The Vietnamese banh mi has become a cornerstone of the modern diet, their cost friendly price point, return on investment for flavour,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Restaurants
Level Up Your Favourite Child Status With The Best Father’s Day Feasts Delivered To Dad’s Door

He most likely accidentally calls you by your sibling’s name at least once a week, he probably adds far too many full stops to his…

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…

Fitness
Get Sweaty With 12 Of Melbourne’s Best Workouts

Talking yourself into doing a workout or heading into the gym is not always an easy feat. And whether you like to get down to business with…

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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…

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…

News
Rip Into Burgers, Beer, And Loud Music, Mary’s Opens In Melbourne This Month

The masterminds behind Mary’s basically invented the holy trinity: burgs, birds and beers. And for all that there is to say about…

Markets & Food Events
Fill Up On Pierogies And Keilbasa At Fed Square’s Polish Festival

If you’re sick of your usual summer salads and boring barbecues, then gear up for this weekend’s Polish Festival at Fed Square.…

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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…

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Get Bouncing, The World’s Largest Inflatable Bouncy Castle Is Coming To Melbourne

Ever catch yourself staring at a kid’s bouncy castle and wishing you were still allowed on one, without the worry of deflating the…

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Get Spooked At This Immersive Dance Theatre Horror Experience Set In A Caulfield Mansion

If you love a good jump scare, read on because this one’s definitely not for the faint of heart. MANSION is a fully immersive dance,…

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Get Ready, A Christmas-Themed Interactive Candy Pop-Up Is Launching Next Month

If you’re a Ho Ho Ho for sweets then prepare for the biggest sugar rush of your life: Sugar Republic is launching a Christmas pop-up…

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Cue The Nostalgia, A Sesame Street Exhibition Is Launching In Melbourne This Friday

It’s time to get nostalgic people: from Friday 25 October, Melbourne Central will host an exclusive art exhibition celebrating one of…

Restaurants
Get Your Slurp On At 13 Of Melbourne’s Best Ramen Spots

Ah, ramen. How could something so simple be so delicious? After all, it's just noodles and broth, right? Noodles cooked to the exact…

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…

Bars & Pubs
Sip On 10 Of The Best Espresso Martinis In Melbourne

Espresso and cocktails; no one in the world celebrates their existence and blends them together as well as Melbourne does. That’s why…

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Grab Your Magnifying Glass, A Cluedo-Style Murder Mystery Experience Is Coming To Melbourne

Remember Cluedo? You may never have been able to work out whether it was Colonel Mustard in the study with the rope or not as a child, but…

Markets & Food Events
Everything You Need To Know About Melbourne’s Upcoming Cake Show

Whether you’re a keen baker or a keen eater, the Melbourne Cake Bake and Sweets Show is for you. This sweet show will give you the…

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Fork Over Your Galleons, Australia’s Largest Harry Potter Store Is Opening In Melbourne This Friday

Australia’s largest Harry Potter concept store will be launching at Myer on Bourke Street this Friday, 18 October. Now, for those of…

Art & Design
Stock Up At 14 Of Melbourne’s Best Art And Craft Stores

Whether you’re a professional artist or just a dabbler, then you know there is seriously no better feeling than a brand new sketchbook…

Fitness
Beat That Midday Slump With 10 Of Melbourne’s Best Lunchtime Workouts

The daily grind of the working week can have you feeling many different things, for the most part, that you haven’t moved nearly…

News
Bring Treats, Chapel Street Is Now The First Pet-Friendly Shopping Precinct In Australia

If you wish you could take your furry pal everywhere around Melbs, get ready for some amazing news. As of last week, Chapel Street…

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Get Drooling, The Night Noodle Markets’ Dates And Line-Up Have Been Announced

You’ve been so patient Melbourne but the time has finally come. Yep, it’s that time of year again where we gather together for a…

Restaurants
8 Restaurants To Check Out Next Time You’re In Kensington

Tucked between North Melbourne and Flemington, Kensington is an adorable suburb that often flies under the radar. Packed with great cafes…

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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…

Bars & Pubs
Inside The Massive Beer Oasis Hidden In A Preston Warehouse

If you remove the giant neon ‘Moon Dog World’ sign off the ginormous warehouse that actually houses Moon Dog World you…

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Get Pumped, This Huge Multi-Sensory Outdoor Light Installation Is Coming Back Next Month

This year marks a decade of Melbourne Music Week and if one thing’s for sure, they’re going all out to celebrate. Not only have…

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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…

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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…

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…

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12 Unmissable Events Happening In Melbourne This October

To help you get over the fact that we only have one quarter of 2019 left on the calendar, we’ve rounded up some of the best, and most…

News
Grab Your Books, The Revamped State Library Just Announced Its Official Opening Date

If you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know the State Library has been under construction for a while now. We’re…

Career
15 Melbourne Workshops Where You Can Learn A New Skill

Even if school is nothing but a hazy memory, it’s never too late to learn a new skill. Good thing Melbourne has an amazing…

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Soak Up Some History And Wine At Pentridge Prison’s Wine And Crime Tours

If you’re a wine connoisseur, crime seeker or historicist (or all three), then Pentridge Prison is calling you. This Coburg location…

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Explore The Pasta-Bilities At Preston Market’s One-Day Italian Festival Next Month

If you didn’t get the chance to soak up a warm Italian summer this past July while enjoying pasta in front of the Trevi Fountain…

Cafes
Inside Yarraville’s New Indigenous Cafe

If you frequent the South Melbourne Market, you’d be extremely familiar with all of the delicacies. And in particular one of their…

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Get Ready For Cuteness Overload, Melbourne Zoo Is Letting You Hang Out With Red Pandas This Month

Ever wanted to get up close and personal with a cute and cuddly red panda? Well now you can, because this spring, the Melbourne Zoo is…

Restaurants
15 Melbourne Desserts You Should’ve Tried By Now

If you don’t like dessert, then leave the chat now because you will not enjoy this plethora of sugary treats we’ve lined up.…

News
Heads Up, Queen Vic Market Is Changing Its Trading Hours For First Time In 20 Years

If you’re a creature of habit, this news might discombobulate you slightly but it’s for the best, we promise: Queen Vic Market…

News
Time To Hit The Gym, Melbourne’s Getting A Dedicated Japanese Souffle Pancake Shop

Kumokumo is about to hit Australia and while our waistlines might be terrified, our mouths are already drooling. Kumokumo’s specialty…

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Get Spooked At Luna Park’s Massive Halloween Festival Next Month

If you weren't excited for Halloween before, now’s the time to get on board, because Spooktober Festival is coming back this…

Restaurants
Munch Your Way Through 9 Of The Best Restaurants In Abbotsford

Guys, there is more to Abbotsford than just the convent. It's a suburb full of beautiful spots serving up a variety of cuisines…

Wellness
Zen Out At 9 Of Victoria’s Best Wellness Retreats

If you’re sick of the monotonous routine of city life, why not treat yourself to a stay at one of Victoria’s wellness…

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Forget The Trip To The Countryside, There’s A Cherry Tree Orchard In The CBD Right Now

Want to catch the spring bloom season, but don’t have the time to travel to the countryside? We have great news for you. CherryHill…

Restaurants
Here’s How You Can Whip Up Your Favourite Melbourne Brunches At Home

Calling all foodies: it’s Saturday morning and you’re out for a classic Melbourne brunch; whether that’s an acai bowl…

Restaurants
Inside Armadale’s Very Cosy Family-Style Pizza Joint

The team behind Neighbourhood Pizza (Kael, Matt and Elias Sahely, Matt and Emily Stribley) have a world of experience behind them when it…

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Here’s Where You Can Score A Free KAWS Shirt In Melbourne Tomorrow

Um, free KAWS t-shirts? Yep, you read that right. As part of the Uniqlo and KAWS collaboration, Uniqlo will be giving away free KAWS…

Bars & Pubs
8 Melbourne Nightclubs That Probably Won’t Give You Deep Regret

We’re heading into the warmer months, guys. And that means it’s time to come out of hibernation and hit up some of…

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Woah, A Super Long Keanu Reeves Marathon Is Hitting Melbourne Next Month

It’s a well-known fact that if you don’t like Keanu Reeves, you basically don’t have a soul. That said, before Keanu…

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Gouda News, Queen Victoria Market Is Hosting A Week-Long Cheese Festival Next Month

There’s nothing to get you out of a Monday funk like news of a week-long cheese festival. Cheese lovers, get excited because the…

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Heads Up, Australia’s Largest Board Game Sale Is Happening In Clayton South This Weekend

Who doesn’t love a good board game? Someone people casually dabble while others invest serious time and moolah into board games. But…

Restaurants
14 Restaurants To Check Out Next Time You’re In Brunswick East

A little away from the quirky, university student flooded area of central Brunswick, we’re not going to pretend East Brunswick is an…

Local Escapes
Here’s Where You Can Walk On Stunning Sand Dunes Just Over Two Hours From Melbourne

Starting at Stockyard campsite near the entrance of Wilsons Promontory park, you can follow the signposts to the northern flank of Big…

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What You Need To Know About SEA LIFE Melbourne’s Huge Immersive Jellyfish Exhibit

Clear your diaries because something fishy is coming to the city... This year, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is launching an immersive new…

Restaurants
Inside Shane Delia’s New Cosy and Romantic Windsor Restaurant

You probably thought that the food scene down at the Windsor end of Chapel Street couldn’t get any better. That was at least until…

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The Australian Ballet Is Putting On A Free Show Under The Stars Next Month

If one thing’s for sure, Regional Victoria has got it going on. And this year things certainly haven’t been any different. This…

Cafes
Forget Cheat Day, Here Are 12 Of Melbourne’s Healthiest Cafes

While Melbourne didn’t take out the number one spot for most liveable city this year, if we can definitely claim the best of anything…

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Munch On Gluten-Free Cannoli At This Weekend’s Massive Gluten-Free Expo

Gluten-free crew, rejoice: The Gluten-Free Expo is back in Melbourne this weekend. This expo is bringing together Australia’s best…

Wellness
8 Of The Best Places To Float In Melbourne

When it comes to unplugging from the grind and finding that elusive zen state, we have one favoured method: float tanks. These sensory…

News
This Is Not A Drill, Taco Bell Will Open In Melbourne This Summer

The ringing of trams won’t be the only Bells ringing this summer as we just got wind that the world’s largest Mexican-inspired…

Fitness
Salute The Sun In 15 Of Melbourne’s Most Beautiful Yoga Studios

There is an extra incentive to get involved in yoga emerging in Melbourne where instructors are running their classes in studios so…

Markets & Food Events
Here’s Where You Can Feast On Bottomless Gnocchi This Weekend

To make up for the sad departure of their bottomless lasagne, the folks at Mamma’s Boy Trattoria are at it again with an…

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Say Goodbye To Winter At Victoria’s Stunning Daffodil Festival

Look, I know what you’re thinking: there’s another flower festival? Yes. Yes, there is. So if you’ve missed the cherry…

News
The Largest Video Gaming Venue In The Southern Hemisphere Will LAN In Melbourne Next Year

Dodgy LAN cafes are a thing of the past, guys. Fortress Esports just announced plans for the largest video gaming and esports entertainment…

Restaurants
Inside Saxe’s New Casually Suave Ground-Level Dining Space

When asked if opening his own solo venture was something he always wanted to do, chef Joe Grbac says it was absolutely a natural progression…