Located on trendy Fitzroy Street, this New York themed kitsch bar lives by the saying, mi casa es tu casa (my home is your home), in that 29th Apartment’s décor boasts standard homely items like a bed, bath with DJ decks of course and cereal boxes alongside an extensive range of Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda Attica | World's 50 Best Restaurant
Attica in Ripponlea first entered the World's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2013 and has remained there
2013, Attica's ranking of 21.
2014, Attica's ranking of 32.
2015, Attica's ranking of 32.
2016, Attica's ranking of 33.
2017, Attica's ranking of 32.
Emotion and exper Read more..
View Profile | Ripponlea | Attica Berth Restaurant
The opening of the new Harbour Town lured us to the Docklands area and also gave us an excuse to try one of the restaurants along the beautiful New Quay Promenade.
Berth is a huge two storey space that boasts floor to ceiling windows, offering uninterrupted views of the city, Read more..
View Profile | Docklands Best Yum Cha Melbourne
Who serves the best Yum Cha in Melbourne is always an interesting question.
The team at OnlyMelbourne are regular Yum Cha devotees, so we have nominated our best Yum Cha in Melbourne (no-particular order)..
Best Yum Cha in Melbourne
-:- Gold Leaf Chinese Restaurant
-:- Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Borsch, Vodka & Tears
Located at the Bohemian end of Chapel Street is this low-lit, warm and cozy watering hole and eatery. With a mix of hearty and traditional Polish and Russian dishes, the best way to begin your BVT (as the regulars call it) experience is to warm your throat with a Polish Bitch. Th Read more..
View Profile | Windsor Brae | World's 50 Best Restaurant
Brae in Birregurra first entered the World's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2017.
2017 Brae's ranking of 44.
Exploring sense of place in rural Australia with tools honed in the Basque country
So this is Mugaritz down under? Not exactly, but then there is something undeniably Read more..
View Profile | Birregurra | Brae | Birregurra Burgers | Melbourne’s Top 10 - 2010
Burger Adventure is a blog that reviews the best burgers from Australia and around the world. Created by four guys with a passion for beef, buns, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, egg, bacon & sauce.
Melbourne’s Top 10 | 2010
Herein lies a list of our best hometown burgers Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Burgers | Melbourne’s Top 10 - 2011
Melbourne's Top 10 Burgers from 2011 from the The Burger Adventure boys...
The food baby of four Aussie guys hungry for the kind of adventure that's served with fries not chips, burger-rating blog The Burger Adventure is a worldwide expedition to discover the ultimate hamburge Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Burgers | Melbourne’s Top 10 - 2012
Melbourne's Top 10 Burgers from 2012 from the The Burger Adventure boys...
The Burger Adventure is a blog that reviews the best burgers from Australia and around the world. Created by four guys with a passion for beef, buns, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, egg, bacon & sauce.
View Profile | Melbourne Burgers | Melbourne’s Top 10 - 2013
Melbourne's Top 10 Burgers from 2013 from the The Burger Adventure boys...
The Burger Adventure is a blog that reviews the best burgers from Australia and around the world. Created by four guys with a passion for beef buns cheese lettuce tomato onion egg bacon & sauce.
View Profile | Melbourne Burgers | Melbourne’s Top 10 - 2014
“2014 saw an influx of new burger joints. Bad luck for us as it made this years list our absolute toughest. There are some familiar names in this years Top 10, but there are also a few little surprises. Congratulations to all those who made the cut!”
Melbourne’s Top 10 Bu Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Chez Olivier | Review
The quality of the dining experience is the motto at Chez Olivier. Le Bistro was the first installment of this Frenchy chic restaurant in Prahran’s funky Greville Street. Not long after was L’épicerie, the second addition to the Chez Olivier family.
The focus comes from the q Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Chocolate Love Affair
With an influx of chocolate temptation in Melbourne, I have made it my duty to select the places that I have come to have chocolate affairs with.
Whoever said that a dog is a man’s best friend? Chocolate is everyone’s lifelong friend!
Our very own chocoholic Monica looks a Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Claypots Seafood Restaurant
I do wonder why it has taken me so long to visit this popular seafood restaurant. Is it because of the renowned long wait for a table or the lack of free parking in St Kilda or the fact that my knowledge of the various kinds of fish and their natural flavours are smaller than the Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda David’s Restaurant
To eat like the locals in Shanghai, you have to be a local. You have to know which crooked alleyway to walk down and which riverside home cooks the best congee. Similarly, in Prahran, the streets are heaving with hustle and bustle. But down quite, one-way Cecil Place, you can for Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Elegant Afternoon Tea at Park Hyatt Melbourne
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
If you are wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of our busy city centre, take a leisurely stroll up through the Paris End of Melbourne to the luxurious Park Hyatt for their delicious High Tea. The Park Hyatt boasts the largest hotel room accommodation in Australia and the art Read more..
Online | View Profile | Melbourne | Park Hyatt Melbourne Florina’s Greek Tavern
With the biggest Greek community outside of Greece, Melbourne definitely has its fair share of Greek Taverns. Located in the heart of Glenferrie Road in Malvern, Florina’s Greek Tavern makes you feel as though you have stepped foot in an idyllic oasis.
Its décor is rustic; pri Read more..
View Profile | Malvern Food @ Chadstone
"To all the Citizens of the Fashion Capital, Chadstone’s fresh food precinct is the perfect place to explore a wide variety of fine foods and wine.
With perfect timing for the warmer Melbourne months, breathe in some fresh air as you shop, wine and dine at the centre’s open- Read more..
View Profile | Chadstone | Chadstone Shopping Centre Garden Tuscany
Located down an old cobbled laneway, step foot into Garden Tuscany, the family-run business that has literally opened their backyard to lovers of gourmet Italian delicacies like wood-fired oven pizzas, quality coffee and homemade delights fit for chocolate lovers.
Pizza-maker Read more..
View Profile | Moonee Ponds Hidden Melbourne Cafe/Bar
The names themselves are as obscure as their locations, but these hidden Melbourne dining gems are well worth the trek..
Since the Waiters Restaurant opened in 1947 – up a flight of rickety stairs in a back alley – Melbourne diners have shown that the harder a bar or cafe is t Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Hot Chocolate | Melbourne
Alright alright, we know Melbourne is the 'coffee' capital of Australia but new boutique chocolate stores are opening up all over the city, and the chocolate is.. real good.
Italian hot chocolate
"So thick you could stand the spoon up in the cup!" enthu Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne I Carusi II
I Carusi II is Pietro Barbagallo’s second installment to his outer Brunswick pizzeria, i Carusi. This St Kilda counterpart is tucked away around the corner of Acland Street on Barkly; so don’t walk too quickly as you can miss unassuming restaurant and its best pizza that I’m sure Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda Kenzan @ GPO
A Little Touch of Japan at Kenzan!
Review by Monica
Although Melbourne boasts myriads of Japanese eateries, Kenzan seems to have built a following of patrons who want more than a California roll stuffed in a small square paper bag for lunch on the go. Since it opened its doo Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Mahjong Restaurant | Review
Mahjong Had a complete makeover early 2015 - a great modernisation and a change of menu as well.
The first thing you’ll notice is the huge decal that surrounds the large front windows looking out across Fitzroy St to Albert Park and new street-side furniture. Indoors there’s a Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda Melbourne High Tea | Best
With Australians consuming around 22 million cups of tea daily, there are plenty of options when it comes to enjoying a good cuppa.
Afternoon tea or the classic high tea has seen a resurgence in Melbourne, so too has the return to elegance in fashion. Tea, cucumber sandwiches Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Melbourne’s Best Crêperies
If you’re in the mood for French but can’t afford the steep prices associated with this cuisine, why not indulge in a crêpe or two? Crêperies in Melbourne have received a popular following, after all, who can resist the supple, tender and delicate flavours of the crêpe – sweet or Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Melbourne’s Russian Restaurants
Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs play home to a handful or so of authentic Russian restaurants that encompass not only tasty European cuisine but also provide live music, the opportunity to BYO wine and spirits at no corkage as well as some of these restaurants staging a live sh Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne MoVida Bar de Tapas y Vino
MoVida is by far the best Spanish tapas menu I have unashamedly devoured and enjoyed even to the last crumb on my plate.
Getting a booking in this place is a hard feat, especially leading up to Christmas; however, MoVida recently opened MoVida Next Door – the smart alternative Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Northcote R.S.L. | Croxton Park Hotel
Our family and friends have frequented our local pub for dinner, purely for the fact that they have a fabulous play area and a kids entertainer every Friday and Saturday night for two hours.
Who doesn't love to patronise local venues. What a wonderful idea! We don't mind p Read more..
View Profile | Northcote Olympic Hotel & Bistro
The Olympic Hotel & Bistro in Preston has been renovated (December 2012) and well worth a return visit, if not for the excellent food, but for families to check out the new kids area.
The Olympic Hotel (built in 1956) features include a bistro, sports and poker bar, bottle sho Read more..
View Profile | Preston Oyster Little Bourke
As its name implies, Oyster Little Bourke, or simply Oyster, serves freshly shucked Australian oysters with the finest of ingredients. But as its head chef Joseph Vargetto (formerly Crown Casino’s executive sous chef) and partners restaurateur Frank Wilden (The Venetian) and Luke Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Patee Thai Restaurant
Eating out Thai style has never been so much fun! Whether you dine at Patee Thai for a birthday, anniversary or get together with family and friends, diners are treated to a feast of authentic Thai cuisine made from the freshest ingredients.
The restaurant has two levels, with Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Rococo
Located in Melbourne’s bayside suburb, Rococo is at the bustling end of Acland Street and serves simple food done well – Italian style. Offering both indoor and sidewalk dining from an extensive menu of pasta, pizza and risotto as well as a mouth-watering selection of Anti Pasto, Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda Runya's Room | High Tea Review
A high tea should be classy and fun. It’s a great way to meet up with friends without necessarily shouting over the noise of a bar. There’s a certain gentility about it all.
So if you are in Collins Street, make sure you find time to visit Runya’s Room, established in June 2 Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne | Runya's Room Secret Recipe | Review
Whether you’re in the mood for Asian classic dishes, Western cuisine, fusion cooking or a good coffee and delectable cake or pastry, Secret Recipe has it all. Along with friendly service and food that will have you coming back for more, Secret Recipe caters for functions with the Read more..
View Profile | Prahran Sippers Restaurant & Bar
Owners Peter Behrendorf and Sophia Prentice opened their hip Carlton restaurant just over two years ago – with what has evolved into a warm and intimate restaurant where the right mix of formal, informal and lavish food and service provide for the right space for a get-together f Read more..
View Profile | Carlton Taste of Melbourne | Top Five
I had the ultimate taste test of some of the best cuisine that our city and its surrounds have to offer at the Taste of Melbourne at Royal Exhibition Building!
Arriving half an hour before the doors opened to my afternoon of feasting, I joined hundreds of other foodies queuin Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne The Age | GoodCafe Guide 2013
THE AGE GOOD CAFE GUIDE 2013
BEST MELBOURNE CAFES NAMED IN THE AGE GOOD CAFE GUIDE 2013
The 2013 edition of The Age Good Cafe Guide will hit the shelves this week after being officially unveiled at an industry awards function on Monday 17 June. The Guide is a must-have for Read more..
Online | View Profile | Melbourne Tien Tien Restaurant
Let your hosts Tong and Jenny and their staff treat you to a fusion of Thai, Vietnamese and Malaysian cuisines.
From the moment you walk through their Barkly premises, all Tien Tien staff are welcoming and extremely polite – exactly as it should be.
The décor is traditional Read more..
View Profile | St Kilda Waffle On
If you’re in the mood for something French and flavoursome for lunch, head to Waffle On at the Flinders Street end of Degraves Street.
This roughly three-by-three alcove is enough to make you want to travel to France, providing little knick-knacks from owner and chef Marc Lauc Read more..
View Profile | Melbourne Yu-U Japanese Restaurant
Yu-U is definitely one of my favourite Japanese restaurants in Melbourne. It ticks all boxes in the hip, trendy and gastronomically satisfying categories; for starters, it’s hard to find. Once you find the red door with graffiti all over it, you will then see a small sign indicat Read more..
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