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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.…

Cafes
Pantre Is The New Asian Grocer Serving Up Cheesy Wagyu Brisket Toasties And Japanese Cheesecakes

From the same team behind Zero Mode who brought us those incredibly aesthetic cream cakes, Pantre is the new Asian grocer and takeaway…

Bars & Pubs
Sky Bar Melbourne
Southbank, 3006

Melburnian's rooftop bar obsession has been taken to new heights with Sky Bar…

Restaurants
Osteria Renata
Prahran, VIC

There's been plenty of anticipation for this one, Osteria Renata and…

Restaurants
LOTI
St Kilda, VIC

LOTI is the latest restaurant gracing St Kilda’s shores. Bringing a strong…

Cafes
Babajan, Carlton North’s Famed Turkish-Inspired Cafe Has Just Set Up Shop In The CBD

The CBD's showing signs of coming back into full swing; there's been a slew of new openings, the latest of which is famed Carlton…

Food & Drink
These 6 Amazing Celebrity Chefs Will Cook For You At Home

The idea of having a private celebrity chef come into our homes seems like the kind of luxury saved only for the rich and famous, right?…

Food & Drink
12 Melbourne Meal Delivery Services That Will Do The Cooking For You

If actually using the kitchen to cook brings back way too many memories of lockdown right now (remember that time we all started…

Restaurants
SpitJack
Northcote, VIC

Spice up your life. Or, you know, just your bread. SpitJack has landed in Northcote…

Bakeries & Delis
BAM Cornerstore
Essendon, VIC

BAM, (Bread And Milk) is Essondon’s local corner store. A one-stop shop for…

Bakeries & Delis
Country Cob Bakery | Boronia
Bornia , VIC

The 'Home To Australia's Best Pies' Motto is hard to argue at Country Cob…

Style & Design
10 Of The Coolest “Chilled Vibe” Dinner Party Essentials

Connecting with your crew over delicious eats and, more importantly, juicy drops is undoubtedly one of the best ways to pass the…

Travel
Brush Up On Your Hosting Skills With This Retro-Inspired Workshop

There’s a very particular satisfaction that comes with playing host to your nearest and dearest, and we’re always on the lookout…

Restaurants
Your 2022 Guide To The Best Parmas In And Around Melbourne

It’s hard to name a more iconic pub feed than the chicken parma. These slabs of perfection have found their way into the hearts of…

Bars & Pubs
Starward Distillery
Port Melbourne, VIC

The world of whisky can be an intimidating place but at…

Bars & Pubs
Primrose & Vine
Essendon, VIC

Just off Essendon’s main drag lies the precinct’s new wine bar, Primrose…

Restaurants
Scalable Fish-Op
Essendon, VIC

Bringing a more refined approach to the fish and chip world is Essendon's…

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…

Restaurants
Introducing The Best Starter Dishes Of Melbourne And Where To Find Them

The start of a meal is pretty important, It’s the first thing you eat, it’s what sets the scene. Kicking off the meal at a…

Restaurants
Yakikami Is The Opulent New Wagyu And Yakitori Grill In South Yarra

After establishing two premier Wagyu grill destinations in Melbourne with both Wagyu Ya and Niku Ou, Emily and Roy Yu…

Bakeries & Delis
Magnum Pi
Fitzroy, VIC

As you stroll down Brunswick Street keep your eyes peeled for Magnum Pi’s…

Cafes
Lorna Cafe
Ferntree Gully, VIC

Set out in the winding roads and hills of Ferntree Gully, Lorna is that reliable…

Restaurants
Mr Joe
Richmond , VIC

A favourite of the region, Mr Joe on Burnley Street in Richmond has been a go-to for…

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,…

Restaurants
Where To Find The Best Restaurants In Richmond For 2022

  Resting on the edge of the CBD, Richmond is a bustling metropolis of Melbourne. The bar and restaurant rich suburb is easily one of…

Food & Drink
Give Your Bar Cart A Glow Up With Starward’s Ginger Beer Cask Whisky

There are many iconic duos in life. Mac and cheese, Kath and Kim, coffee and doughnuts. And now, we bring you ginger beer and whisky. …

Food & Drink
Tom’s Liquor Merchants
St Kilda , VIC

Shake off the sand and saunter into St Kilda’s newest bottle shop on Fitzroy…

Bars & Pubs
Lane’s Edge
Melbourne, VIC

City favourite, Lane’s Edge, has just got a sleek new look. Favoured as a…

Restaurants
Teo’s Pizza & Bar
Malvern , VIC

Teo’s quaint space on Malvern Road is quite the charmer, serving up a reliable…

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…

Restaurants
Introducing Otōto, The Playful Izakaya-Style Bar And Diner Underneath Flinders Lane

Otōto, meaning 'little brother' in Japanese, is the contemporary subterranean bar underneath its literal big sibling Akaiito.…

Food & Drink
The Come Up: The Rise Of Essendon As A Culinary Destination

Situated in the northwest of Melbourne on Wurundjeri land, Essendon is known for its elegant terrace-style houses, leafy streets, close…

Restaurants
Bar Bombay Yacht Club
Melbourne, VIC

Bar Bombay Yacht Club is the latest masterpiece from renowned Indian chef, Jessi…

Restaurants
Tipico
Windsor , VIC

Tipico is Windsor’s slick Italian eatery, but not your red-checked tablecloth…

Restaurants
Connie’s
Melbourne, 3000

Straight out of the swinging light, rock n roll halls of Heartbreaker, in-house pizza…

Food & Drink
Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Bagels

The bagel is near and dear to many hearts. An ideal option for both breakfast and lunch. the brilliance of the spherical bread-type is…

Food & Drink
This Caterer Will Make Your DIY Wedding An Absolute Dream

After two years of chaos and cancellations, 2022 is proving to be a big (big) year for weddings. Despite the serious lack of nuptial…

Things To Do
8 Experiences At Essendon Fields You Might Not Know But Should

Adventure is well and truly back on the agenda, and we’re always on the lookout for activities for the to-do list and we’ve…

Restaurants
Elchi
Melbourne, 3000

Executive Chef Manpreet Sekhon is taking over the former Press Club location to…

Restaurants
The Code Pizza Bar
Collingwood, VIC

There’s a new pizza joint that’s cracked the code of the Melbourne foodie…

Cafes
Hikari
Melbourne, VIC

It may be sandwiched amongst one of the busiest stretches of the CBD, but stepping…

Restaurants
Where To Find The Best Burrata In Melbourne

One of the finest ways to start a meal, Burrata is a faction of the cheese world having a real moment in Melbourne. The Italian cheese…

Food & Drink
What’s Open To Drink And Dine This Queen’s Birthday In Melbourne

It may be a whole lot colder but the prospect of a three-day weekend is one hell of a way to warm the soul. This coming Queen’s…

Markets & Food Events
Support Local And Get A Taste Of Melbourne’s Best Restaurants At This Foodie Festival

After a long two-year hiatus, the beloved Good Food and Wine Show, presented by Citi, is finally back in Melbourne and kicking off with a…

Food & Drink
Yum Sing House
Melbourne, VIC

Fusing two of Melbourne’s truest loves, the unexpectedly brilliant Yum…

Restaurants
Paik’s Noodle
Melbourne , VIC

Jon-won Paik, A Korean rockstar chef is bringing the heat to Melbourne with his…

Restaurants
Funghi e Tartufo
Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne has for many years had a love affair with Italian food. More recently,…

Markets & Food Events
From A Cement Mixer To An Airstream, Get Around These Unique Spots To Drink This Weekend

Clear your calendar because the highly-anticipated Good Food & Wine Show presented by Citi (GFWS) is back for its 21st year and…

Restaurants
The 36 Best Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to fine dining in Melbourne. The city is a melting pot of cuisines and influences, not to…

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…

Food & Drink
Oceans Food Truck
Kingston Park, SA

Having scored a killer location on the Marino beachfront, it’s no surprise…

Food & Drink
Burger Plus
Geelong, VIC

If you’re a fan of burgs so big you can hardly wrap your lips around them,…

Food & Drink
Hotel Collingwood
Collingwood, VIC

Craving a cheeseburger, but wanting a meat-free alternative? Hotel Collingwood has…

Things To Do
The Best BYOs For When You Want A “Chilled Vibe” With Your Crew

We love a good glass of vino as much as the next person, especially when we can take it to our favourite restaurant for a cheeky dinner date…

Food & Drink
Get Your Wagyu And Whisky On At Starward’s Asian-Inspired Feast This Month

If top-notch quintessential Melbourne food and exclusive spirits get you hot under the collar, we have the perfect event for…

Restaurants
Where To Find The Best Steak 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…

Food & Drink
Boss Burger Co.
Torquay, VIC

Keen to wrap your mouth around some of the best burgs in Melbourne? Follow the neon…

Restaurants
Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca
Fitzroy, VIC

Rocco's Bologna Discoteca, everyone's favourite Ital-inspired takeaway…

Bakeries & Delis
Derby Hot Sandwiches
Fitzroy , VIC

Melbourne’s Northsiders have just copped a new sambo haven with Derby Hot…

Food & Drink
The Coe & Coe Team Unveils Cactus And Frontside Food & Wine In Port Melbourne

After establishing themselves in the local Port Melbourne community for over eight years, the cult-favourite cafe, Coe And Coe, has…

Bars & Pubs
Enjoy A Pint Without The Winter Frost At The Best Pubs With Fireplaces In Melbourne

Winter is coming so Melbourne’s finest pubs are turning up the heat. Nothing defrosts the hands quite like a glass of house red by the…

Restaurants
Umbra Is The Moody New Plant-Based Bar And Diner On Brunswick Street

Down the busy end of Brunswick Street lies a bold new refuge for vegan cuisine. Umbra Bar has officially opened its doors and is bringing a…

Restaurants
Smith St Bistrot
Collingwood , VIC

Scott Pickett, Melbourne chef and restaurateur has just opened the doors to a new…

Cafes
Morpha Cafe
Melbourne , 3000

Tucked away down Fulton Lane, Morpha has taken up residency in the CBD to breathe new…

Bars & Pubs
Bar Savarin
Cheltenham, VIC

Taking its name from French author Jean Savarin, known as the godfather of modern…

Recipes
Métisse Head Chef Opel Khan’s Drool-Worthy Recipes To Level Up Your Next Dinner Party

The invites are out, your playlist is stacked and the table is set with the ''good plates''—all the makings of a…

Restaurants
Moonhouse, The Two-Storey Chinese Diner From The Team Behind Tokyo Tina Is Taking Bookings

Another feather in the cap of the already storied Commune Group, Moonhouse is the newest culinary destination from the…

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…

Food & Drink
Chargrill Charlie’s | Malvern
Malvern, VIC

With a cult-like following in New South Wales, you’ll find Chargrill…

Bakeries & Delis
Victor Churchill
Armadale, VIC

Few grocery shopping experiences stack up to the sense-filled journey of selecting…

Restaurants
Bonchon
Craigieburn, VIC

Globally renowned fried chicken specialists, Bonchon, have just landed in Melbourne.…

Travel
Why Mackay Is The Ultimate Unexpected Vacay To Lean Into This Winter

If the cool change has filled your head with daydreams of a toasty, sun-filled, coastal escape, then rest easy because we have the perfect…

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…

Markets & Food Events
Dine Underneath The Stars In Private Winter Igloos Along The Yarra River

Thaw out those winter blues with the return of Melbourne’s Winter Igloo Garden. Kicking off on Saturday the 21st of May, you’ll…

Restaurants
YakiTori Bar
Port Melbourne, VIC

Port Melbourne’s Yaki Tori Bar is a modern-casual eatery established by Motomu…

Restaurants
Yakimono

Yakimono is a Toyko-chich style diner, located at 80 Collins Street. The…

Musashi
Melbourne, VIC

The Verdict If slurpy, rich ramen is right up your alley, then Musashi is where…

Bakeries & Delis
Where To Find The Best Croissants In Melbourne For 2022

There's nothing more quintessential than a croissant, sure there are fancier looking things in the display cabinet but you can beat…

Things To Do
A Massive Three-Day Cheese Festival With All The Tastings You Can Handle Is Coming To Melbourne

Cheese is truly one of the greatest wonders of the world. It comes in so many shapes, tastes, and is frequently over-indulged right…

Bars & Pubs
Naught Gin’s New Cocktail Bar And Distillery Is Eltham’s Hidden Gem You Need To Visit

Set out in the leafy streets of Eltham in the northeast of Melbourne, Naught Gin has just unveiled its incredibly charming cocktail bar and…

Restaurants
Machi
St. Kilda, VIC

A standout on St. Kilda, Machi serves Japanese fare with a modern twist that is not…

Food & Drink
Kakizaki
South Yarra, VIC

The Verdict  Chef Yuji Matsuzaki is a true culinary craftsman. Mastering the…

Restaurants
Aoi.Tsuki
North Melbourne, VIC

Bringing authentic Japanese Omakase experience direct to your doorstep, AOI. TSUKI is…

Bars & Pubs
Follow The Stairs To Melbourne’s Best Hidden Bars

The Melbourne CBD is a labyrinth for hidden bars, whether they be upstairs, underground or tucked away at the end of a laneway. You…

Restaurants
Your 2022 Guide To The Best Pho In Melbourne

There are few topics that'll get a Melburnian riled up quicker than where to get Melbourne's best pho. Some people will swear…

Bakeries & Delis
Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne And Victoria’s Best Vanilla Slice

A bakery champion, a quintessential purchase alongside a meat pie, two paper bags swinging in harmony, the vanilla slice is an Australian…

Food & Drink
Shyun
Carnegie , VIC

The Verdict ‘Shyun’ in Japanese means ‘season’ and the…

Food & Drink
Chiba
Moonee Ponds, VIC

Chiba, a Japanese restaurant in Moonee Ponds, is always ready to serve the hungriest…

Food & Drink
Golden Gai
Windsor, VIC

The Verdict Transport yourself to the busy backstreets of Shinjuku at Golden Gai in…

Markets & Food Events
Mercato Centrale Is The New 3000sqm Italian Food Hall And Market

A slice of the ‘La Dolce Vita’ is soon to be arriving in Melbourne with Mercato Centrale setting up shop in Melbourne this year.…

Food & Drink
Why This New Hotel And Restaurant Is The Perfect Excuse To Visit Perth

There’s nothing quite like a plane ride to spark excitement and ignite possibilities—and we have the perfect excuse to get away…

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…

Bars & Pubs
Auterra
Armadale, VIC

Armadale has welcomed its classy new wine bar, Auterra to its beloved High Street…

Cafes
Sable
Cremorne , VIC

Sable is tucked away in Cremorne just a few steps away from Swan Street, it’s a…

Restaurants
Yoi
Melbourne, VIC

Some cuisines in Melbourne have been known to fluctuate in popularity, others hold…

U:L By You
Here’s Where To Get Melbourne’s Best Cinnamon Scrolls In 2022

Is Melbourne having a cinnamon scroll redux right now? If we look at the facts, it might appear that the answer to that question is yes.…

Bakeries & Delis
Penny For Pound’s New 800sqm Cafe And Baked Good Oasis In Moorabbin

The baked good obsessed couple that founded the iconic Penny For Pound brand back in 2016 has expanded their pastry empire to include a…

Food & Drink
A Non-Whisky Drinker’s Guide To Pairing (And Enjoying) Whisky With Food

Wine pairing? Completed it mate. These days, it’s all about the spirit.  Cocktails are no longer the pre-dinner entertainment,…

Cafes
Dan’s Deli
Toorak, VIC

Hyping up the Toorak area, Dan’s Deli has recently opened and is bringing…

Cafes
Brunetti Classico | Carlton
Carlton, VIC

If you’re a Melbourne foodie, chances are you have heard of Brunetti’s.…

Cafes
Ollie’s Deli
Footscray, VIC

Making noise from their Footscray stronghold, Ollie's Deli is bringing a bite of…

Things To Do
Jump On The ‘Sober Curious’ Bandwagon At This Hampton Pop-Up Bar

While bar hopping, cracking a beer or poppin’ a bottle are firmly planted in our favourite pastimes, we’ll admit we’ve…

Restaurants
Everything Happening In Melbourne This Mother’s Day

Somehow it’s already May…which means it’s time to celebrate the wonderful mothers in your life. Whether it’s your…

What's On
QVM’s OG Winter Night Markets Are Returning With A Stacked Three Month Program

Since the city’s reawakening in the past six months, we’ve seen several iterations of QVM’s night market return. There was…

Restaurants
Woods Yard
South Melbourne , VIC

 Launching Woods Yard back in 2020—owners and brothers Kris and…

Cafes
Milhouse Canteen
Mordialloc, VIC

By now you’ll be aware that we’ve always got a soft spot for a good…

Restaurants
Uminono
Prahran , VIC

Recently opening just off Greville Street in Prahran, Uminono is a boutique six-seat…

Restaurants
The Best Souvlaki In Melbourne As Voted By You

Finding the best souva shop or ‘Souvlatzithko’s as they’re traditionally known in Greek is a right of passage for any…

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…

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

Nothing says treat yourself like a big ol’ slab of tiramisu. Originating in the northern region of Italy in the 1960s, the…

Cafes
Bench Coffee Co
Melbourne, VIC

You may already be familiar with the aesthetic leading BENCH COFFEE CO. or…

Bakeries & Delis
Bakemono Bakers
Melbourne, VIC

Inspired by the bakeries of Japan and Korea, Bakemono’s magical…

Restaurants
Robata
Melbourne, VIC

Down on the bottom of Exhibition Street, a stone's throw from the start of…

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…

Food & Drink
Introducing The New-Look Hubert Estate, A Culinary Mecca Set On A 150yo Winery In The Yarra Valley

The latest addition to the vineyard-filled Yarra Valley region is the storied Hubert Estate. Taking up residency on the established St…

Markets & Food Events
Prepare Your Stomach, Melbourne’s Garlic Bread Festival Returns This April

One of Melbourne's most anticipated events is back this April, and it's going to take your breath to the next level. Welcome To…

Bars & Pubs
Teller
Brunswick East , VIC

Housed in the former State Savings Bank of Victoria which dates back to 1918, Teller,…

Bars & Pubs
WAYGOOD
Richmond , VIC

Taking over the space from beloved wine bar Saint.Urban, this laidback Cave à…

Cafes
Bissel B.
Richmond, VIC

What can you expect at Bissel B? You guessed it, bagels. Sitting right on on the cusp…