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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…

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…

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…

Restaurants
Stokehouse Pasta & Bar
St Kilda, VIC

Pontoon, the beachfront little brother of Melbourne institution Stokehouse, has…

Bars & Pubs
Jayda
Melbourne, 3000

Bar Jayda is the latest venture from Shane Delia, an elevated bar space adjoined…

Restaurants
Pretty Little
Balaclava, VIC

Pretty Little is the tiny dining room located just off Balaclava’s iconic…

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…

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…

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,…

Bars & Pubs
Murrumbeena Wine Bar
Murrumbeena, VIC

There’s no need to venture out of the southeastern suburbs if you’re…

Food & Drink
The Boiling Crab, Melbourne CBD
Melbourne, VIC

Fans of flavour and seafood feasts, listen up. Louisiana-style Crawfish sensation,…

Bars & Pubs
Sky Bar Melbourne
Southbank, 3006

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

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…

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…

Restaurants
LOTI
St Kilda, VIC

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

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…

Food & Drink
Wrap Your Hands Around These Negroni Sips This Month

The Negroni—a sleek, sophisticated cocktail universally adored and perfect for even the fussiest of drinkers. It’s no surprise…

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
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…

Restaurants
Mr Joe
Richmond , VIC

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

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…

Food & Drink
Here’s How You Can Win A Trip To Italy By Ordering Up A Negroni

The negroni—simple, sophisticated and universally adored. Equal parts gin, vermouth and Campari—the red heart of every…

Food & Drink
Here’s How You Can Redeem A Complimentary Aperol Spritz This Spring

We’re not going to remind you of the onslaught of Euro summer vibes flowing through your feeds over the last couple of months because…

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.…

Restaurants
Connie’s
Melbourne, 3000

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

Food & Drink
Yum Sing House
Melbourne, VIC

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

Food & Drink
Hotel Collingwood
Collingwood, VIC

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

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…

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
Treat Your Tastebuds To A Trip With These 9 Internationally-Inspired Aperitivo Dishes

There's nothing quite like a change of season to make you pause and appreciate the good things in life. From the satisfying crunch…

Restaurants
Smith St Bistrot
Collingwood , VIC

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

Bars & Pubs
Bar Savarin
Cheltenham, VIC

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

Bars & Pubs
Auterra
Armadale, VIC

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

Food & Drink
Say Goodbye To IRL Grocery Shopping And Hello To 25% Off Your First Order With This App

It’s Monday night, you just knocked off work and you’re absolutely craving your fave spicey rigatoni comfort dinner. You…

Food & Drink
The Best Venues To Hit Up This Winter To Get Your Internationally-Inspired Fix

Counting down the days until you can sip a delicious summer Aperol with friends again? Well, we’re about to hit you with a…

Food & Drink
3 Easy Japanese Meals To Make At Home

KEWPIE mayo has to be one of the greatest inventions of all time—but we’re not here to tell you things you already know.…

Restaurants
Woods Yard
South Melbourne , VIC

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

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…

Bars & Pubs
A Definitive Guide To Melbourne’s Best Bars For 2022

Melbourne has a very special set-up when it comes to bars. We have such a big mixture of venues from your large-scale favourites…

Bars & Pubs
The Royal Oak Is The Nostalgic Australian Pub From The Marquis Of Lorne Team

The Royal Oak Hotel, one of Fitzroy's North oldest institutions, has seen one hell of a glow-up thanks to the team behind Marquis…

Food & Drink
Get Around The New App Rewarding You For Brunching And Lunching

This month, the gang at AVC have launched The Pass, a fabulous new loyalty app that will earn you big points and perks at over…

Restaurants
Butcher & Vine
Hawthorn, Vic

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

Bars & Pubs
Sarah Sands Hotel
Brunswick, 3056

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

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…

Travel
CinefestOZ Film Festival Is The Perfect Excuse To Live It Up In The Margaret River Region

Synonymous with good food, even better wine, and crystal clear white sand beaches, Busselton, just south of the Margaret River is a…

Food & Drink
The Area: Where To Eat And Drink In Mount Waverley And Glen Waverley

'The Area' is an exploration through different pockets of Melbourne; focusing on the hidden gems, local favourites, and quiet…

Bars & Pubs
Melbourne’s Newest Floating Bar Is A Love-Letter To Victorian Booze And Produce

Melbourne gets a bad wrap for its weather at times. And yes it’s true, in winter it’s 20 degrees one day and three degrees and…

Restaurants
The Grand Dining Room
Richmond, VIC

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

Bars & Pubs
Valhalla
Melbourne, VIC

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

Stingrays
Abbotsford, VIC

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

Food & Drink
Hot Toddies, Live Tunes, Cocktail Masterclasses And More At Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival

Hear ye all craft spirit devotees, Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival is coming to Melbourne this August.  Don’t let the…

Bars & Pubs
Natural Wines Are All The Rage, Not Sure What They Are? Melbourne’s Leading Experts Explain

What a time to be alive, natural wine is cascading out of bottles at just about every restaurant and bar in Melbourne— pet nats…

Things To Do
6 Tips To Help You Breeze Through Your Next Sober Stint

It’s no secret low and non-alcoholic sips are rising in popularity throughout Australia; moods are shifting and so is our…

Restaurants
Mesa Verde
Melbourne, VIC

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

Food & Drink
Chachos
Windsor, VIC

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

Bars & Pubs
Hobsons Bay Hotel
Williamstown, VIC

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

Food & Drink
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.…

U:L By You
Cop A Feed For Under $20 With Melbourne’s Best Cheap Eats

Fifteen years ago you could have bought two large sausage rolls, three party pies and a Nippies chocolate milk for your Friday school lunch…

Bars & Pubs
This Country Pub Has Taken Out Gold For Best Parma, But That’s Just One Reason It’s Worth The Drive

The Dandenong Ranges is full of reasons to get you in the car and up the mountain: there’s the 1000 Steps, Puffing Billy, Emerald…

Restaurants
Chancery Lane
Melbourne , VIC

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

Bars & Pubs
Glou
Collingwood, VIC

We love a wine down here in Melbourne, and we also love a yarn. So we think…

Food & Drink
MASTI
Fitzroy , VIC

Say hello to the newest kid on the block in Fitzroy: Masti. This Indian hangout is…

Bars & Pubs
Follow The Neon Martini Sign Into Backroom, South Yarra’s Hidden Late-Night Bar

Tucked behind the plant-based Latin diner, Lona Misa, Backroom a refuge for a late-night wine or cocktail in a vibey ambient…

Travel
6 Reasons Bendigo Will Add A Little Heat To Your Holidays This Winter

If the cool change has caught you off guard, we've got the perfect way to say goodbye to the winter blues and ignite your senses…

Things To Do
6 Reasons You Need To Visit This Food & Entertainment Mecca On The GC

Nestled in the beating heart of Surfers Paradise, we’ve found the perfect place for the ultimate fun day out. Think: epic games, live…

Bars & Pubs
Zymurgy
West Footscray, VIC

A new joint project between the owners of Hop Nation Brewing Co. and Yarrville's…

Restaurants
Three Blue Ducks
Tullamarine , VIC

After a few rumours, a little hearsay around the hospo traps and plenty of crossed…

Food & Drink
Ocean Beach Pavilion
Sorrento, 3943

Gingerboy’s Teague Ezard has teamed up with several heavyweights to bring the…

Bars & Pubs
Where To Find The Best Roasts In Melbourne For 2022

It’s well and truly roast season. When it’s woolly outside the comfort of a hearty slow-cooked roast lamb or chicken alongside…

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
Gum
Collingwood, VIC

Reminiscent of a 70s style bar, Gum is Collingwood’s latest boozy haunt.…

Bars & Pubs
Pontoon Park
St Kilda , VIC

Just a few months back, the idea of having a beer with your mates in the sunshine…

Bars & Pubs
The Prince Rooftop Beer Garden
St Kilda, 3182

With summer fast approaching, and life returning to a level of normalcy, we all owe…

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
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
Thin Slizzy
Collingwood, VIC

Collingwood just scored a very Collingwood late-night pizza joint called Thin Slizzy,…

Food & Drink
La Pinta
Reservoir, 3073

Once upon a time, one would be hard-pressed to find a restaurant worth travelling to…

Bars & Pubs
Braeside Brewing Co
Mordialloc, VIC

Melbourne's independent beer scene has shown little signs of slowing down over…

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…

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
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…

Bars & Pubs
Hemingway’s Wine Room
East Melbourne, VIC

East Melbourne is a haven for historic and beautiful buildings, and new in the…

Restaurants
Longrain
Melbourne, VIC

Little Bourke Street dining institution, Longrain, will get a new lease on life…

Bars & Pubs
Poodle
Fitzroy , VIC

The team behind cult takeaway pop-up, Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca, have opened up…

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…

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
Old Palm Liquor
Brunswick East, VIC

Old Palm Liquor might be relatively new on the scene, but once you step inside…

Restaurants
The Beer & Burger Bar
Richmond, VIC

Swan Street native, Beer and Burger Bar, is back with a brand new…

Bars & Pubs
Punk Carla
Windsor, 3181

Windsor, meet Punk Carla, the cocktail bar that combines grunge with hedonism and…

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
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…

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…

Restaurants
The B.East Of Brunswick St.
Fitzroy, VIC

Institute-status burger joint, The B.East, is set to open a sister restaurant called…

Bars & Pubs
Surly’s Bar & Garden | Preston
Preston, 3072

Not five years ago, venturing north up the far end of High Street in search of a…

Bars & Pubs
The Blacksmith
Richmond, VIC

Occupying the space formerly known as Sneak, The Blacksmith couldn't be more…

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…

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…

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,…

Restaurants
Land of Plenty
St Kilda , VIC

Carlisle Street took a hit to its hospo offerings when Uncle shut their St Kilda East…

Bars & Pubs
The Pickle & The Patty
South Melbourne, VIC

The Pickle & The Patty—formerly of The Ascot Lot—now calls The Market…

Restaurants
Mary’s Melbourne

If you’ve ever been knocking about in Newtown with a 2042 local, there’s…

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…

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…

Food & Drink
Bars, Restaurants And Breweries: Victoria’s Best Regional Openings Worthy Of A Weekend Road Trip

As much hype as Melbourne receives, you’d be wrong to assume that all the culinary talent is concentrated in the city. The sprawling…

Bars & Pubs
Patient Wolf Distillery And Bar | Southbank
Southbank, VIC

Patient Wolf Distilling Co. has been a staple of the excellent Brunswick food…

Bars & Pubs
Republic Tavern
Epping , VIC

Republic Tavern, or the “Revolution of the North,” is a spacious bar,…

Music
Blue Moon Karaoke Bar
Melbourne, VIC

So you think you’re pretty good when you belt out a few tunes in the shower.…

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
What’s Open This Easter Long Weekend In Melbourne For 2022

The long weekend is just around the corner so it’s time to start planning your social movements for the mini-break. Whether you…

Bars & Pubs
Four Pillars Has Just Reimagined Its Healesville Distillery Into An Eco-Friendly Gin Oasis

Four Pillars has been busy back over at their Healesville headquarters, aside from the several absolute knockout gins (Yuzu-fresh…

Food Trucks
4 Pines Welcome To Brunswick
Brunswick, VIC

Brunswick is definitely not lacking in the excellent-spots-to-get-a-feed department,…

Bars & Pubs
Handsome Bar

Transport yourself back to the 1970’s in this lavish, mossy green-walled bar…

Bars & Pubs
Bodriggy Brewing Co.
Abbotsford, VIC

A warehouse in Abbotsford has left room for Bodriggy Brewing Company to move in,…