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⊜ 29 Fitzroy Street St Kilda
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 decor boasts standard homely items like a bed ..
Attica | World's 50 Best Restaurant
⊜ Attica - 74 Glen Eira Road Ripponlea
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. 2 ..
⊜ 45 New Quay Promenade, Docklands
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 ..
Best Yum Cha Melbourne
Yum cha is very popular in Melbourne and a favourite here at OnlyMelbourne, so we went in search of what Melbourne feels is it's "best yum cha". Yum Cha means 'to drink tea' and refers to the custo ..
Borsch, Vodka & Tears
⊜ 173 Chapel Street Windsor
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 ..
Brae | World's 50 Best Restaurant
⊜ Brae | Birregurra - 4285 Cape Otway Rd, Birregurra
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 t ..
Burgers | Melbourne's Top 10 - 2010
⊜ Level 7, 252 Swanston St Walk Melbourne
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. ..
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 ..
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 wit ..
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 wit ..
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 surprise ..
Burgers | Melbourne's Top 10 - 2015
We've been doing this for over 6 years and there's never been a bigger abundance of quality hamburgers than today. Melbourne you are one lucky city. This is the burger list you've been waiting for. Co ..
Burgers | Melbourne's Top 10 - 2016
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 & s ..
Cheese Lovers Melbourne Guide
Cheese lovers simply must check out the City of Melbourne's guide to Melbourne's favourite cheesy places in the city. When you're hankering for a cheese fix, there are some fabulous places located ..
Chez Olivier | Review
⊜ 121 Greville Street, Prahran
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'epicerie ..
Claypots Seafood Restaurant
⊜ 213 Barkly Street St Kilda
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 knowle ..
⊜ 4 Cecil Place, Prahran
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 ..
Elegant Afternoon Tea at Park Hyatt Melbourne
⊜ Park Hyatt Melbourne - 1 Parliament Square Melbourne
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 ..
Florina's Greek Tavern
⊜ 209 Glenferrie Road Malvern
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 ..
Food @ Chadstone
⊜ Chadstone Shopping Centre - 1341 Dandenong Road 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 mo ..
⊜ 32 Young Street Moonee Ponds
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 ..
Great Melbourne Places for High Tea
The City of Melbourne's excellent Great places for high tea in Melbourne. What started in the 17th century as a mid-afternoon supplement between lunch and dinner is now a social event befitting roy ..
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 ..
High Tea Review | Queenscliff Sorrento Ferry
⊜ Searoad Ferries - 1 Wharf Street East Queenscliff
If you are looking for something really special for Mother's Day, look no further. There are few places to have high tea that are as unusual as the experience offered by Searood Ferries, which operat ..
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 ..
I Carusi II
⊜ 231 Barkly Street St Kilda
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 to ..
Kenzan @ GPO
⊜ Shop 28G, 350 Bourke Street, Melbourne
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 ..
Kolache Cravings Cafe & Bakery | Review
⊜ Kolache Cravings Cafe & Bakery - 105 High Street Preston
If you're looking for something a little different for brekky, brunch or lunch I recommend you pop into Kolache Cravings, a family-run bakery in High Street Preston offering tasty morsels that origina ..
Mahjong Restaurant | Review
⊜ 165 Fitzroy Street St Kilda
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 a ..
Melbourne Restaurant Reviews
We aim to review all the best value restaurants in Melbourne. Most of the restaurants we review here can offer you a three course meal for two people, for around $60 or less. 2007 Melbourne Res ..
Melbourne's Best Creperies
If you're in the mood for French but can't afford the steep prices associated with this cuisine, why not indulge in a crepe or two? Creperies in Melbourne have received a popular following, after all, ..
Melbourne's Best High Tea
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 M ..
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 ..
The hunt for Melbourne's best chip and beyond. A chipaholic sharing her love of french fries and all things potato. All chip reviews up on Instagram: @mips_chips ..
Mjølner | Melbourne Review
⊜ 106 Hardware St Melbourne
Mjolner Melbourne opens Wednesday March 28, 2018 Mjølner is a whisky bar and restaurant, a contemporary interpretation of the Viking feasts and celebrations. Mjølner aims to deliver a unique ..
MoVida Bar de Tapas y Vino
⊜ MoVida - 1 Hosier Lane Melbourne
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 Chr ..
New In Town | Restaurants
Newly opened restaurants in Melbourne The hottest new restaurants Melbourne is going to ❊ New Melbourne Eats ❊ ..
Northcote R.S.L. | Croxton Park Hotel
⊜ 496 High Street, Northcote
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 ..
Olympic Hotel & Bistro
⊜ 31 Albert Street, Preston
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 H ..
Oyster Little Bourke
⊜ 35 Little Bourke Street Melbourne
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 exe ..
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 cu ..
Places to Eat In Melbourne
Where to eat in Melbourne is one of our most asked questions: Where's a good restaurant? Where's a good cafe? Where's a good place to go in Melbourne? It's a very good question given th ..
Review: Coffee Hit | The Glen
⊜ Shop L-007, The Glen Shopping Centre, 235 Springvale Road Glen Waverley
Let's face it, if you're a coffee lover and you want a cup of joe to give you a taste rush that'll bring you back for another, you're not going to get it in a shopping centre, right? Absolutely. Bu ..
Review: Coffee Hit | Thornbury
⊜ Coffee Hit | Thornbury - Shop 1, 638-640 High Street Thornbury
You could walk past Coffee Hit in Thornbury's crowded High Street and not even notice it. Which is a shame, because you will have missed an outstanding coffee experience, fabulous food and friendly se ..
Review: Marley Spoon Food Box
Marley Spoon sends tasty recipes and fresh ingredients directly to your door making it easy to cook a delicious meal at home. We bring great ingredients to your door www.marleyspoon.com.au F ..
Review: Pentolina - Fresh Pasta & Bar
⊜ Pentolina - Fresh Pasta & Bar - 2, 377 Little Collins St Melbourne
Pentolina is only a few months old. Sitting at the side of a laneway off Collins Street (enter via Collins Lane), from the outside it could be just another Italian hopeful starting up in the centre of ..
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⊜ 87 Acland Street St Kilda
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 ..
Runya's Room | High Tea Review
⊜ Runya's Room - Shop 03/260 Collins St Melbourne
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 Coll ..
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 ..
Sippers Restaurant & Bar
⊜ 164 Rathdowne Street Carlton
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, infor ..
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 doo ..
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 ..
Tien Tien Restaurant
⊜ 217 Barkly Street St Kilda
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 welco ..
⊜ Shop 9, Degraves Street, Melbourne
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 ..
Yu-U Japanese Restaurant
⊜ 137 Flinders Lane Melbourne
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 fin ..
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