Restaurants in Melbourne

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Chef Ben Shewry and his team at Attica have become part of restaurant royalty since appearing on the San Pellegrino World's Best list. The restaurant's... Read More

There's a very strict no-reservations policy at this ever-popular Thai diner, which means there's been a line out the door every day since it opened in... Read More

If you somehow feel lighter after a three-hour meal at Circa, it's because everything here seems to glide. The service is effortless and efficient, the... Read More

On the first floor of the vertical village known as Curtin House, Cookie is a cross between a beer hall and mod Thai eatery. The all-day restaurant's... Read More

One of the stalwarts of Fitzroy's ever-evolving food scene, Andrew McConnell's Cutler & Co continues to lead the way for modern Australian cuisine.... Read More

Scott Pickett is a bit of a local hero in Melbourne's inner northern suburbs. He's a no-nonsense kind of a guy, an ambitious chef who's not afraid to... Read More

Gilbert Lau opened this restaurant in 1975 (moving it to its current location 10 years later) and it has continued to win awards and accolades in the... Read More

Get a taste of Greece at this huge, vibrant, taverna-style eatery. Part of Masterchef judge and celebrity chef George Calombaris's empire, the eatery... Read More

Hutong Dumpling Bar is modeled on a traditional Chinese courtyard house, serving delicious dumplings, with tables spaced out over three levels. On the... Read More

In this minimalist, contemporary dining room, Japanese chefs prepare flavor-packed morsels in an omakase menu and an Italian sommelier matches each... Read More

At this innovative eatery run by chefs Shaun Quade and John-Paul Fiechtner and sommelier Sally Humble, guests dine through 18 to 20 courses featuring... Read More

Chef Shane Delia brings Middle Eastern flavors to the Australian table at his sharp laneway restaurant, which features blond-wood tables, sculptural... Read More

The fresh-squeezed passion-fruit juice is a perfect palate cleanser. Read More

Try the bratwurst sandwich (spicy or mild) offered with five kinds of mustard. Read More

Don't miss the flaky multilayered börek filled with everything from spiced lamb to leeks. Read More

The whole city has gone mad for sushi chef Koichi Minimishima's omakase menu, created from the finest ingredients Australia has to offer as well as... Read More

The ceviche at this modern Peruvian restaurant is sensational; the menu offers several eclectic, Australia-inflected iterations of the dish. From... Read More

This up-market, sophisticated venue is chef Neil Perry's Melbourne calling card. Part of the Crown Complex, it's been pulling in diners for a decade and... Read More

Book a table for one of the best value meals in Melbourne. At Saint Crispin, Joe Grbac's ingredient-forward food elegantly highlights the chef's... Read More

Fans of chef Andrew McConnell were thrilled when his famous lobster rolls turned up on the menu at this fun, city-center eatery. They're an unusual... Read More

Inside a landmark building, two twentysomething friends (Jade's a barista, Kate's a graphic designer) have transformed a once dingy DVD-rental kiosk... Read More

Take some excellent European influences, pristine produce, a wine list that delves into some lesser-known territory, and an ambitious and creative team,... Read More

At this smart, casual bar, meals start with a plate of burrata and heirloom tomatoes or braised artichokes before moving on to the main event: a... Read More

The views from the 55th floor of the Rialto Tower are stunning, as is Shannon Bennett's French-inspired cuisine. This is the location for celebrating,... Read More

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