Restaurants
Melbourne’s Most Anticipated Restaurant And Bar Openings For 2022 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, and while…

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…

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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…

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.…

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YakiTori Bar
Port Melbourne, VIC

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

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

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
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…

Bars & Pubs
Pink Lemonade Is The All-New Outdoor Garden Bar In Richmond Setting The Vibe This Summer

Transforming the old-rental car yard next to Richmond station is the all-new vibe-filled, Pink Lemonade. A big summer mood, the space is…

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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…

Restaurants
Machi
St. Kilda, VIC

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

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…

Cafes
The Best Ice Cream And Gelato Shops In Melbourne As Voted By You

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…

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…

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…

Food & Drink
Shyun
Carnegie , VIC

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

Food & Drink
8 Modern Japanese Bites to Add To Your Foodie Bucket List

Before the onset of COVID-19, Aussies were flocking to Japan in droves, desperate for a taste of the incredible cuisine and culture the…

Restaurants
13 Of Best Vegetarian Restaurants In Melbourne To Try Now

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

Cafes
Here’s Where To Find The Best Raclette And Fondue In Melbourne

We’ve all seen those Insta vids of some legend scraping some molten cheese onto other delicious things floating around the internet,…

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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…

Bars & Pubs
Auterra
Armadale, VIC

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

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 Santorini-Inspired Golden Fleece Hotel Has Opened In South Melbourne

The newly minted Golden Fleece Hotel is bringing a piece of Santorini to you this summer; giving Melburnians the perfect warm-weather…

Food & Drink
The Best Oyster Delivery Services And Take-Away In Melbourne

True treasures of the sea, love them or hate them oysters are wildly popular. Australia is home to some of the top-grade oysters in the…

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…

Cafes
Dan’s Deli
Toorak, VIC

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

Restaurants
11 Of The Best Korean BBQ Restaurants In Melbourne You Need To Try

Korean barbecue has made quite the splash, a cuisine dear to many Melburnians hearts and for very good reasons. The flavour-packed dining…

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…

Restaurants
Where To Find The Best Lobster Rolls In Melbourne In 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,…

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…

Restaurants
Woods Yard
South Melbourne , VIC

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

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…

Things To Do
Melbourne’s Most Iconic Must-Visit Haunts, According To You

This summer, we’re slowing it right down. No more overwhelming checklists, packed calendars or FOMO—we’re stripping it…

Things To Do
This Simple Hack Will Save You Serious Coin This Sale Season

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

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…

Cafes
Bench Coffee Co
Melbourne, VIC

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

Local Escapes
A Brand New Aussie Pub Has Just Opened On The Mornington Peninsula

Jerome Borazio is at it again, this time opening HABA—a beach-side Aussie pub in Rye on the Mornington Peninsula—just in time…

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Here’s How You Can Score Free Beer And Celebrate This Summer

Nothing spreads festive cheer quite like free beer. So, we've teamed up with Heineken® to spread the good word and let you…

Restaurants
Start 2022 Right, Here’s What’s Open New Year’s Day In Melbourne

Let’s be honest, when you roll out of bed on New Year’s Day you’re going to want a rather large coffee–preferably…

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
Teller
Brunswick East , VIC

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

Restaurants
Kisumé Has Unveiled A 12-Person Private Dining Experience For New Year’s Eve

New year’s eve can be a tricky one, the entire night typically hinders on your location and your company. One sure-fire way to sort…

U:L By You
Introducing The 10 Best Doughnuts 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 & Drink
Your Guide To The Best Cafes In Melbourne For 2021

Melbourne is home to some of the best cafes in the world, the standard we set is replicated all over, and it's no surprise as the…

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…

Restaurants
400 Gradi | Mornington
Mornington, VIC

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

Restaurants
Shannon Martinez’s New Vegan Mecca Has Set A New Standard For Plant-Based Dining

Earlier in the year, we heard the rumblings that Shannon Martinez's wildly successful  Smith & Daughters + Smith…

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
Leonardo’s Is Reopening For One Day Only With A Massive Christmas Pizza Party

Earlier in the year after a gruelling series of lockdowns and restrictions, Leonardo’s got dealt another blow when a kitchen fire…

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…

Restaurants
Butcher & Vine
Hawthorn, Vic

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

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.…

Food & Drink
Bring The Vino And The Vibes This Summer With This Epic Wine Collab

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

Restaurants
12 Of The Best Indian Restaurants In Melbourne

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…

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…

Food & Drink
Felix
Geelong , VIC

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

Restaurants
Here’s What’s Open This Christmas Day In Melbourne

If you’re looking for a way to escape the chaos of Christmas cooking and cruise through the festive day stress-free, we’ve…

U:L By You
The Very Best Burgers In Melbourne, As Voted By You

There was a time in Melbourne when the best burgers came from your local fish and chip joint, usually with a slice of beetroot and a couple…

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…

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…

Food & Drink
Meatsmith | Balwyn
Balwyn, VIC

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

Food & Drink
How To Curate The Perfect Long Lunch, According To Food Stylists Alex And Heleena

For Sydney food stylists and business partners, Alexandra Heard and Heleena Trahanas, life and business are all about taking your pleasure…

Food & Drink
Here’s How Melbourne’s Hospitality Community Are Spending Their Holidays

Safe to say it’s been a tough bloody slog for our hospo community over the last two years, plagued by lockdowns,…

Bakeries & Delis
Melbourne’s Gluten Free Bakery From An Ex Vu de monde Chef Is A True Hidden Gem

After the Hotel Windsor announced its gluten-free offering last year, Melbourne has since been treated to another coeliac-friendly bakery,…

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…

Restaurants
Park Street Wine & Pasta
South Melbourne, VIC

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

Bars & Pubs
Warrandyte’s Dedicated Grappa Bar Is Bringing The Classic Italian Liquor Into Today

Popular for its dense native bushland and stunning river, Warrandyte has become a hot spot for Melburnians looking to escape the city. The…

Bars & Pubs
Patsy’s Is The All-New, Meat-Free Wine Bar Taking Cues From The Mediterranean Vino Scene

Patsy’s is an all-new venture with a focus on good wine and meat-free dining. Moving outside the conventional wine bar filled with…

Food & Drink
Scope Out Our Team’s Most Memorable Delivery Driver Moments From The Pandemic

If there’s one thing that gave immense joy to Australians during lockdowns—no matter how long or relentless—it was getting…

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…

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Matteo’s Delicatessen
Altona, VIC

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

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
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…

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…

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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…

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

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Food & Drink
Old Garage Cafe
Camberwell, VIC

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

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. …

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…

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…

Cafes
First Love
Melbourne, VIC

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

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…

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.…

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
Marko
South Melbourne , VIC

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

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…

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…

Stingrays
Abbotsford, VIC

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

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…

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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…

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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…

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…

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Mesa Verde
Melbourne, VIC

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