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


Ragusa Restaurant

Restaurant - Ragusa RestaurantIt’s about time Croatian food was put on Australia’s dining menu. Ragusa offers authentic South Eastern European cuisine like Zagorski štrukli - traditional baked pastry pillows filled with ricotta, s [more...]

Nobu at Crown Melbourne

Restaurant - Nobu at Crown MelbourneNobu, the world’s most recognised Japanese restaurant is known for its innovative new-style Japanese cuisine. With the original in New York, the Nobu brand is now an empire that spans the globe, offer [more...]

Matteo's

Restaurant - MatteoAwarded Two Chef Hats - The Age Good Food Guide 2012-2014
Housed in an elegant Victorian terrace, past the bohemian enclave of Melbourne's famous Brunswick Street, Matteo’s offers seasonal c [more...]

DiMattina's Restaurant Bar

Restaurant - DiMattinaSince its opening in 1994, DiMattina's Restaurant Bar has become a reputably scrumptious stop on Lygon St – Carlton’s lively Italian food hub. The menu combines traditional home-style Italian dishes w [more...]

Curry Vault Indian Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant - Curry Vault Indian Restaurant & BarSituated just off Collins Street, in the heart of Melbourne city, Curry Vault Indian Restaurant & Bar has some very respectable neighbours and does a good job of keeping up with the Joneses. The eater [more...]

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Restaurant - Number 8 Restaurant by John Lawson

Number 8 Restaurant by John Lawson
Southbank's Number 8 restaurant and wine bar was conceived from a simple vision to marry the style of New York with the elegance of Europe in an [more...]

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Latest Restaurant Reviews


margie about  Genies Cafe:

Really friendly staff,lovely food and very reasonably priced, I would definitely recommend!! Cosy open fire also great on these cold days. [more...]


marc about  Waterfront at Station Pier:

Nnew menu has started. New owners and new management back to good the old Waterfront [more...]


Mark Linton-Smith about  Vivace:

Lovely atmosphere - sat in the window seat, which they made up specially for us. Attentive service (although quiet that lunchtime), and friendly staff. Lovely tasty food with ample amounts of seafood  [more...]


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