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Melbourne City Trip - Restaurants

The dining room of The Deanery in Melbourne


Where to Eat in Melbourne

Find out where to eat, drink and lounge on your trip to Melbourne.

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Babka
358 Brunswick St.
Fitzroy
03-9416-0091

Bakery
Quick Bite
$$$$$

A homey, bakery café serving breakfast and Russian inspired dishes.

The Botanical
169 Domain Rd.
South Yarra
03-9820-7888
www.thebotanical.com.au

Contemporary Australian
16/20
$$$$$

A stylish venue with outdoor seating opposite the Botanical gardens and food by award-winning chef Paul Wilson.

Cabinet Bar
11 Rainbow Alley
Melbourne
03-9654-0915
www.cabinetbar.com.au

Bar
Quick Bite
$$$$$

Eclectic furnishings and a good wine list and bar food, a favorite with Melbourne's movers and shakers.

Caffe e Cucina
581 Chapel St.
South Yarra
03-9827-4139
www.caffeecucina.com.au

Italian
14/20
$$$$$

A Melbourne institution and the most imitated restaurant in Australia.

Carlton Espresso Italian
326 Lygon St.
Carlton
03-9347-8482

Italian Cafe
Quick Bite
$$$$$

Here, you'll find great coffee, cute waiters, pizza by the slice, and panini.

The Deanery
13 Bligh Place
Melbourne
03-9629-5599
www.thedeanery.com.au

Wine Bar
$$$$$

Secluded laneway wine bar with upstairs restaurant serving modern dishes with a Middle Eastern twist.

Der Raum
438 Church St.
Richmond
03-9428-0055
www.derraum.com.au

Cocktails

Features cocktails devised using techniques of Molecular technology.

Donovans
40 Jacka Blvd.
St Kilda
03-9534-8221
www.donovanshouse.com.au

Modern/Seafood
15/20
$$$$$

St Kilda's coziest lunch spot located in former bathing houses with great view on the passing beach parade.

Ezard at the Adelphi
187 Flinders Lane
Melbourne
03-9639-6811
www.ezard.com.au

Contemporary/Thai Fusion
16/20
$$$$$

Melbourne's best loved Asian fusion restaurant located in the basement of the Adelphi hotel, in the gallery precinct of Flinders Lane.

The Italian
101 Collins St Melbourne (enter via Flinders Lane)
03-9654-9499
www.theitalian.com.au

Italian
16/20
$$$$$

Classic Italian fare in chic surroundings comprising a café, bar, restaurant and courtyard.

Madame Brussels
Level 3, 59-63 Bourke St.
Melbourne
03-9662-2775
www.madamebrussels.com

Cocktails

Quirky rooftop cocktail lounge named after late 19th-century Melbourne Madame. Popular for private functions.

Manchuria
7 Waratah Place
Melbourne
03-9663-1997

Bar

Decadent Oriental bar serving delicious Chinese bar food. The selection of whiskies are a highlight.

Mo Vida
1 Hosier Lane
Melbourne
03-9663-3038
www.movida.com.au

Tapas
16/20
$$$$$

Melbourne's answer to a Spanish Bodega. Bookings are essential.

Murmur
17 Warburton Lane
Melbourne
03-9640-0395
www.murmur.com.au

Cocktails
$$$$$

2007 Bar of the Year located in old coffee and spice warehouse.

Pho Dzung Tan Dinh
208 Victoria St.
Richmond
03-9427-0292

Vietnamese
Quick Bite
$$$$$

Cheap and cheerful Vietnamese soup kitchen in business for 20 years and specializing in Hanoi beef or chicken rice noodle soup.

Red Hummingbird
Level 1 246 Russell St.
Melbourne
03-9654-2266
www.theredhummingbird.com

Cocktails

Asian styled cocktail lounge with exotic roof top garden.

Ray Café
332 Victoria St.
Brunswick
03-9380-8593

Café
Quick Bite
$$$$$

Groovy café with sidewalk seating where locals soak up the sun. Great coffee and Turkish pide bread sandwiches.

Stokehouse
30 Jacka Blvd.
St Kilda
03-9525-5555
www.stokehouse.com.au

Modern Australian
16/20
$$$$$

Relaxed beachfront restaurant downstairs and a fancy restaurant upstairs open for lunch and dinner. Great views of the passing parade on the beach.

University Café
257 Lygon St.
Carlton
03-9347-2142

Italian
Quick Bite
$$$$$

A Lygon Street institution. Huge breakfasts and good pasta dishes.

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(Updated: 05/21/13 CT)


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