Melbourne Restaurant Guide

Melbourne, the city of art and culture, is a little bit of Europe in the heart of Victoria. With such a multicultural population, the cuisines here come from around the globe. Melbourne diners are known for their loyalty, whether that be to small cafés or award-winning restaurants. The chilly town is also known for its cosy wine bars that often stock drops from the nearby wine regions and cider bars are popular in the warmer months. A strong coffee culture has seen the hidden laneways blossom with cute and eclectic cafés where you can hide away from the world. Melbourne’s Lonsdale Street is known as the Greek-restaurant precinct of mouth-watering delights. The beautiful coastline and Yarra River make for spectacular waterfront restaurants that each boast thier own shimmering views of the water.

Recommended Restaurants

Campari House

Restaurant - Campari HouseCampari House has been brilliantly rejuvenated creating a fantastic four-level hospitality experience reflecting Melbourne's diverse restaurant and bar culture. Ideally located on iconic Hardware Lan [more...]

Waterfront at Station Pier

Restaurant - Waterfront at Station PierMaking full use of its prime location on Port Melbourne’s iconic Station Pier, Waterfront is a fine-diner specialising in seafood and Japanese-inspired cuisine. Choose a crab from the live tank, or sp [more...]

Alluvial at Intercontinental Hotel

Restaurant - Alluvial at Intercontinental HotelEnriching Melbourne's colourful dining scene, The InterContinental's Alluvial restaurant is spacious, ambient and impressive, found within The Rialto tower. Sitting between two historic buildings, thi [more...]


Restaurant - LamaroSet in picture-perfect South Melbourne in an idyllic park-side location Lamaro's is a welcoming gastro pub in the heart of South Melbourne. Also catering for business functions, casual drinks, special [more...]

Chloe's Restaurant at Young and Jackson

Restaurant - ChloePerched on the first floor of the historic Young & Jacksons Hotel, Chloe's Restaurant has more to offer diners than just a glimpse of its namesake talisman's nude portrait. This casual eatery not only [more...]

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Restaurant - Ludlow Bar and Dining Room

Ludlow Bar and Dining Room
Southbank’s Ludlow Bar and Dining is a unique Melbourne destination, offering spectacular views of the river in a unique grotto-inspired dining room. [more...]

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Latest Restaurant Reviews

m. frech about  Bistro Guillaume:

We love fine dining and after living and travelling in Europe for many years we were looking for something new. We ordered Chateaubriand as it's not often seen on the menu. The beef was tender but o [more...]

patrick about  Residential Kitchen:

Residential Kitchen does the best Pizza in the area. I had there Moroccan lamb and it was so yummy. Will be back with family. Great food and very attentive service. Loved it. [more...]

Kathy B about  Vivere Restaurant:

Recently myself and my family enjoyed a beautiful meal at Vivere restaurant. We found the food to be delightful as was the customer service- the waitress for our table was extremely helpful and polite [more...]

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