Things To Do
Grab Your Best Mate And Celebrate Summer With A Free Aperol Spritz

After the rollercoaster year we’ve had, it’s safe to say that we all deserve a drink—or two. To celebrate the rising temps…

U:L By You
Your 2021 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,…

Restaurants
Melbourne’s Most Anticipated Restaurant And Bar Openings For 2021 And Beyond

After being the most-locked down city in the world, it is fair to say Melburnians have missed their fair share of dining out. We're…

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…

Food & Drink
Gift 10 Of The Best Food And Staycay Experiences In And Around Melbourne

I'm sure we can all agree that after spending so much time at home this year, we need less stuff and more experiences. After all,…

Food & Drink
Support Your Local And Hit These 15 Venues In And Around Melbourne This Summer

If there’s one thing we sorely missed during lockdowns, it was meeting up with mates at the local for a drink. But with Melbourne now…

Food & Drink
Win Christmas With These Thoughtful Travel And Foodie Gifts

Fact; foodie experiences take the cake when it comes to Christmas gifting. No more random socks, candles or regifted bottles of…

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…

Food & Drink
Get Picnic Ready With This Super Portable (And Drinkable) Rosé In A Bag

If you’ve been looking for a way to spice up your summer or upcoming Christmas party without throwing all your hard-earned cash…

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
The Best Cocktail Bars In Melbourne And Where To Find Them

When the clock hits cocktail hour you don't want to be messing around with watery martinis or a heavy-handed Negroni. Thanks to…

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…

Food & Drink
Here’s Where To Find Melbourne’s Best Danishes

Melburnians are spoilt for choice when it comes to pastries. We’ve got such an abundance of local, independent bakeries that churn out…

Things To Do
This Simple Hack Will Save You Serious Coin This Christmas

It’s that time of year again—Black Friday is right around the corner and with it comes countless crazy sales and deals to…

Food & Drink
Connoisseur Is Popping Up Across Melbourne And Thrilling Us With A Delicious Ice Cream Giveaway

Everyone’s favourite gourmet ice cream Connoisseur is surprising us this summer by giving away ice cream sticks across the city. From…

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…

Bars & Pubs
Sip On A Frozen Grape Nerd, Gummy Bear Or Musk Margarita At This Tex-Mex Spot

Margaritas—they’re the superior cocktail. While nothing beats a mix that stays true to its lime juice, tequila, and Cointreau…

Gifts
5 Of The Best Boozy Gift Ideas To Wrap Up This Christmas

This summer, we're feeling extra appreciative of the people in our lives after a pretty rough 2021. And for many of us, that might mean…

What's On
Melbourne Street Eatz Is Making Its Return For A Mammoth Summer Season

A flurry of food trucks on the waterfront can only mean one thing—Melbourne Street Eatz is back with its biggest event to date. …

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…

Food & Drink
Embrace Cottagecore With Jess Nguyen’s Guide To Hosting A French Cocktail Party

If you’re passionate about decor, cooking and chilli oil, then you’ve likely scrolled past one of Jessica Nguyen’s…

Food & Drink
Comedian Becky Lucas On Dating IRL, Loving Your Local And Live Shows

Excitement is in the air. We’re back at our favourite local, shouting at our mates over the speakers, navigating sticky pub floors,…

Food & Drink
Four Pillars Has Teamed Up With Arbory Afloat For A Very Limited, Very Summery Pink Gin

Summer in this city brings with it two things many a Melburnian look forward to: Arbory Afloat reopening and Arbory Afloat x Four…

Restaurants
400 Gradi | Mornington
Mornington, VIC

When Johnny Di Francesco decided to drop out of university and pursue his passion for…

Cafes
Saul’s Diner
Bentleigh, VIC

The Saul’s family continues to grow, after the opening of their Hawthorn…

Cafes
Bala Sanga
Balaclava, VIC

Operating out of a former garage—or glorified storage shed—is the very…

U:L By You
Introducing The Best Dumplings In Melbourne As Voted By 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…

Bars & Pubs
Raise A Schooner To Melbourne’s Most Impressive Beer Gardens

It’s finally happened, lockdown restrictions are gone, warmer weather is here and there’s serious end of the year vibes about.…

Restaurants
Where To Find The Best Lobster Rolls In Melbourne For 2021

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

Restaurants
Butcher & Vine
Hawthorn, Vic

Just 15-minutes east of the CBD you’ll find one of the city’s most…

Bakeries & Delis
Casa Nata | Windsor
Windsor , VIC

Casa Nata is the undisputed home of the Portuguese tart in Melbourne. Since…

Bars & Pubs
Sarah Sands Hotel
Brunswick, 3056

Brunswick locals are in for a treat, as the Sarah Sands Hotel on Sydney Road has…

Markets & Food Events
Your 2021 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…

Bars & Pubs
The Finer Details On HER, The Four Storey Mega Venue From The Team Behind Arbory Afloat

HQ Group, the minds behind Arbory have finally spilt the details on HER, the five-storey hospitality labyrinth set smack-bang…

Restaurants
Ball Out On A Budget With 6 Boujee Cheap Oyster Nights Across Melbourne

When you’re driving down the road and you see a sign saying ‘Cheap Seafood’, you usually keep right on driving. Seafood is…

Food & Drink
Felix
Geelong , VIC

Felix Restaurant brings the romance of the big city to Geelong. Drawing on the…

Bars & Pubs
Deeds Taproom And Kitchen
Glen Iris, VIC

Glen Iris, one of the driest spots in Melbourne, is now home to multi-award-winning…

Restaurants
Kickin’Inn
Port Melbourne , VIC

Ditch the table manners along with the cutlery and get ready to rip in at the…

Bakeries & Delis
Melbourne’s 10 Best Croissants As Voted By 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…

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…

What's On
The Feed | The Melbourne Food 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…

Food & Drink
Meatsmith | Balwyn
Balwyn, VIC

Andrew McConnell’s speciality butcher has graced several regions of Melbourne…

Cafes
Industry Beans
Chadstone, VIC

After ten years in the business, Melbourne-born Industry Beans has opened their sixth…

Bakeries & Delis
Country Cob Bakery | Boronia
Bornia , VIC

Country Cob Bakery’s motto ‘Home To Australia’s Best Pies’ is…

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…

Local Escapes
Sorrento’s Conti Hotel Is Reopening After A Multimillion Dollar Redevelopment

It’s been a while between drinks, but this summer will mark the anticipated return of Sorrento’s Continental. …

Restaurants
Park Street Wine & Pasta
South Melbourne, VIC

Situated right in the thick of South Melbourne, Park Street Pasta & Wine is a…

Bakeries & Delis
Wildflour Matilda Bakery
Prahran , VIC

Right in the middle of Prahran's St Edmonds Street sits Wildflour Matilda…

Restaurants
Lasagna Lab
Windsor , VIC

Chef Mattia Aloisio and hospitality expert Alessio Davidde are decade-long friends…

Bars & Pubs
Your 2021 Guide To The Best Karaoke Spots In Melbourne

2021 has been a tough year to say the least, but now it’s time to ‘let it go’ and sing your troubles away at…

Food & Drink
Make Way For The Indulgent Ice Cream Collab Coming To This Decadent Dessert Bar

If, like us, you love to indulge a little here and there then we have good news. Two iconic Melbourne based brands, Connoisseur…

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.…

Cafes
Matteo’s Delicatessen
Altona, VIC

When westside locals Jayden Costello and Matthew Defina realised their neighbourhood…

Food & Drink
Le Shoppe
Melbourne, VIC

Le Shoppe is the latest addition to restaurateur Scott Pickett’s quiver,…

Restaurants
Vesper Bistro & Bar
South Yarra, VIC

The southside of Melbourne just continues to blossom with exciting new spots, Vesper…

Restaurants
These Are The 10 Best Parmas In Melbourne As Voted By 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…

Food Trucks
Make The Most Of The Summer Season At Queen Vic Market’s Food Truck Festival

Wednesday night's at Queen Vic Market are back in a big way for the rest of summer. The Food Truck Stop kicks off again from Wednesday…

Food & Drink
How To Eat Now, Pay Later And Have A Forking Good Time With Your Mates

After what has been a dismal two years of travel restrictions, business closures, and mask mandates, Australia is finally cruising along its…

Food & Drink
Sal’s Pizza | Fitzroy
Fitzroy, VIC

New York Pizza hits different, the result of the mass migrations of Italians into the…

Restaurants
The Grand Dining Room
Richmond, VIC

The Grand Dining Room has an esteemed reputation for being one of the most…

Food & Drink
New Shanghai | Collins Street
Melbourne , VIC

Chinatown is getting a run for its money over on Collins Street with the latest…

Bakeries & Delis
Your 2021 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…

U:L By You
The Best Ramen In Melbourne For 2021

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

Food & Drink
Aussie Band Pacific Avenue On First Date Heartbreaks, Tattoos And New Music

In 2017, Kiama four-piece indie rock band Pacific Avenue was born, but their history goes way back. The stars aligned when Ben Fryer met…

Food & Drink
Old Garage Cafe
Camberwell, VIC

Down in the leafy streets of Camberwell, there’s a sleepy little cafe…

Restaurants
Va Penne
Northcote, VIC

We appreciate puns more than most that’s why when Va Penne’s clever…

Bars & Pubs
Valhalla
Melbourne, VIC

Following in line with their nordic theme, the name ‘Valhalla’ is derived…

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…

Cafes
Introducing Yugen Tea Bar, South Yarra’s Boujee New High Tea Experience

As we come into an age where people are seeking alternative brews, calming the jitters and slowing the pace, it couldn’t be more…

Entertainment
Uncover The Unbelievable Tattoo Tales Of Melbourne Band CIVIC

CIVIC’s sound is most often described as 'Aussie garage' but lead singer Jim McCullough describes it…

Cafes
First Love
Melbourne, VIC

As the name would suggest, there’s a fair bit of affection for coffee going on…

Rumble
Kensington, VIC

Hey Melbourne, we know you love your coffee and we know you love supporting local…

Markets & Food Events
Flag & Spear

Tea. It’s a daily ritual for many of us. We define ourselves by our choice of…

Restaurants
Entrecôte Makes A Bold Return With Their Prahran-Based ‘French Party Palace’

Since we spilled the tea on Entrecôte’s relocation back in April, progress has been made and the doors are finally opening at…

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…

Things To Do
Your Guide To Lygon Street’s Best Restaurants For 2021

Like the precinct’s spruikers, the choice really is overwhelming when it comes to Lygon Street restaurants. One will tell you they…

Restaurants
Marko
South Melbourne , VIC

Marko is the newest plant-based kid on the block, setting up shop a stone's throw…

Restaurants
Repeat Offender
Elwood , VIC

The iconic Ormond Road and St Kilda Street corner site in Elwood has been taken over…

Cafes
Greta
Melbourne, VIC

If you’re lucky enough to stumble across Melbourne’s latest lunchtime…

Food & Drink
Move Over Vodka, Here’s Why Shochu Is Our New Favourite Spirit

If, like us, you love to indulge in a cheeky bevvy or two and you’re always on the hunt for new and delicious things to try—then…

Food & Drink
5 Next-Level Foodie Hacks All Mayo Enthusiasts Need To Try

Mayo. We are truly obsessed. It’s so much more than a simple condiment. To us, mayo is the main event. The unsung hero of many,…

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…

Stingrays
Abbotsford, VIC

Abbotsford has developed majorly in the last decade with bars, restaurants and cafes…

Cafes
Fuumi Fuumi
West Melbourne, VIC

Just a stone’s throw from Queen Victoria Market, this gorgeous little Japanese…

Restaurants
Meat Frankie
Brunswick East, VIC

Don’t you hate it when you buy a burger but all the toppings cost extra? Since…

Cafes
Your Guide To Melbourne’s Best Ice Cream And Gelato Shops For 2021

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…

Restaurants
The Best Pubs In Melbourne For 2021, As Voted By 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, and…

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
Mesa Verde
Melbourne, VIC

Located on the 6th floor of Swanston Street’s Curtin House, Mexican tequila bar…

Cafes
Coe & Coe | Yarraville
Yarraville, VIC

If you’ve swung by the absolute vibe-fest that is Coe & Coe Cremorne,…

Cafes
Zero Mode
Box Hill, VIC

Bottomless brunches, viral insta-worthy desserts, smoking rainbow…

Food & Drink
Make These 5 Easy Swaps To Get More Good On Your Plate

With fad-diets and gimmicks finally a thing of the past, we've re-assessed what healthy eating means to us. And rather than waiting…

Bars & Pubs
Here Are The 5 Best Bars In Melbourne According To The City’s Favourite TikTok Tour Guide

If you’ve spent any time endlessly scrolling through the wonderous world of TikTok you’ve probably encountered the enthusiastic…

Bakeries & Delis
Your Guide To Victoria’s Best Country Bakeries

Country bakeries are as Victorian as bad weather and ragging on Sydney. There’s something in our DNA: we’re just suckers for a…

Cafes
Norman
South Yarra , 3141

South Yarra’s newest two-level brunch spot is speckled with greenery and goes…

Cafes
Undercover Roasters
Abbotsford, 3067

Coffee lovers unite. Undercover Roasters have opened their HQ cafe and store in…

Cafes
Blakeaway
Portsea, VIC

From pop-up to permanent, Portsea’s Blakeaway is here to stay. This family…

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…

Restaurants
The 2021 Guide To Fitzroy’s 21 Best Restaurants

It’s almost unfair that one suburb can have as many culinary options as Fitzroy does. The previously working-class inner-city…

Restaurants
The Best Private Dining Spaces In Melbourne For Your Christmas Party

The Christmas season is coming up and after a lengthy lockdown, nothing beats a good celebration. If you're after a secluded spot to…

Food & Drink
Chachos
Windsor, VIC

Is it Italian? Is it Mexican? It’s Chachos. Packed full of flavour and fun, the…

Cafes
Rusty’s Sandwich Parlour
East Brunswick, VIC

Your belly will thank you after a visit to East Brunswick’s latest takeaway…

Cafes
Head Honcho
Prahran, 3181

Head Honcho is backed by a team of ambitious hospitality young guns James…

Food & Drink
Mat’s Hot Shop Brings The Heat To Collingwood As The Country’s First Hot Sauce Tasting Room

Hot sauce enthusiasts may be familiar with Mat’s Hot Shop. Once an online-only store dedicated to the stuff is now about to open doors…

Food & Drink
Bring The Best Of Spring To The Table With These 3 Gin Cocktail Recipes

Spring is one of the most glorious times of the year. The weather is prime, the days are longer, and you can sense the excitement brimming…

Bakeries & Delis
Hector’s Deli Has Just Launched Its Second Sanga Store In South Melbourne

There’s plenty of good news about, especially if you happen to reside in the surrounding regions of South Melbourne. Hector’s…

Cafes
Crooked Letters
Prahran , VIC

Crooked Letters quickly became a southside institute when they set up shop in their…

Bars & Pubs
Hobsons Bay Hotel
Williamstown, VIC

Backed by an all-star lineup, including the founder of Rustica, Hobsons Bay Hotel…

Restaurants
Chancery Lane
Melbourne , VIC

Step back in time at restaurateur Scott Pickett’s newest venture, Chancery…