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Looking for new Melbourne Restaurants? Find, research, review & book direct, using our 10 of the Best guide to the cities dining scene.


Find popular dining locations like Southbank, Docklands, Chapel Street, Hardware Lane, Flinders Lane, Smith Street, Collingwood & Melbourne CBD or City. Find popular cuisines like, Italian, Seafood, Spanish, Thai, French, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican and Indian and more… Find popular Regions & Types like Eastern Suburbs, South East, Northern Suburbs, Fine Dining, Pre-Theatre, with a View, Waterfront, Chef Hats, BYO, Degustation, group bookings and Breakfast venues. It’s that simple!


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  • Map Booking Bottega - Italian Restaurant CBD Bottega - Italian Restaurant CBD
    Bottega - Italian Restaurant CBD

    Located on Bourke Hill in Melbournes Little Italy Bottegas cosy welcoming ambience plush leather seats soft lighting has made it a long time favourite haunt for CBD diners. Serving some of Melbournes best modern Italian food with a premium selection of local imported wines the menu is extensive well chosen with dishes such as housemade strozzapreti with clams mussels prawns calamari or Roasted Western Plains pork costolette apple cabbage salad apple balsamic crispy crackling.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Taxi Kitchen - Southbank Views Taxi Kitchen - Southbank Views
    Taxi Kitchen - Southbank Views

    Taxi Kitchen is the new and vibrant reincarnation of Melbournes much loved Taxi Dining Room.Located at iconic Fed Square this faster slicker and more affordable version of Taxi still prides itself on excellent service innovative food and of course unparalled views across Melbourne.The modern Australian menu is accessible and encompasses a wide variety of dining styles with a carefully selected wine list to match.Taxi Kitchen is the perfect place to entertain interstate and overseas visitors as well as being a great place to drop in for a bite whilst shopping in the CBD or maybe just to have a drink and watch the spectacular sunset before heading to a show in town.Group bookings are available for all sorts of occasions from 12 up to 150 guests.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Moon Under Water - Degustation Menu Moon Under Water - Degustation Menu
    Moon Under Water - Degustation Menu

    Taking it's name from a George Orwell essay Moon Under Water is the dining room at the heart of Builders Arms Hotel a landmark public house on Gertrude St Fitzroy. Awarded Victoria's Hottest Restaurant 2012 by The Australian Moon Under Water is a gorgeous setting for Andrew McConnell and Josh Murphy to present their acclaimed food. Moon Under Water provides a weekly changing four course prix fixe menu focusing on the best seasonal produce available which can be paired with matching wines.Sommelier Campbell Burton has crafted a carefully considered wine list which showcases low intervention wine and small producers. Coming to Moon Under Water provides the opportunity to relax and appreciate this unique dining experience.

    Fitzroy, Victoria
  • Map Booking Cutler & Co. Dining Room & Bar - 2 Chef's Hats Cutler & Co. Dining Room & Bar - 2 Chef's Hats
    Cutler & Co. Dining Room & Bar - 2 Chef's Hats

    Cutler Co. Dining Room is located in an old metal works factory on Gertrude Street Fitzroy Melbournes first suburb and industrial area. Opened in February 2009 by Chef Andrew McConnell the restaurant reflects his passion for exceptional and often unusual produce. Andrews only fine dining venue Cutler Co strikes a balance between elegance and simplicity.

    Fitzroy, Victoria
  • Map Booking Sosta Cucina - Restaurant & Private dining Sosta Cucina - Restaurant & Private dining
    Sosta Cucina - Restaurant & Private dining

    In the heart of North Melbourne's burgeoning food precinct sits Sosta Cucina a welcoming space delivering fine Italian cuisine with warm and familiar service.

    North Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Sails On The Bay - Waterfront Seafood Dining Sails On The Bay - Waterfront Seafood Dining
    Sails On The Bay - Waterfront Seafood Dining

    Melbournes premier waterfront venue Sails on the bay. Specialising in Weddings Functions and Conferences. The restaurant private dining room function spaces and cafe all have spectacular Port Phillip Bay views from Elwoods foreshore.

    Elwood, Victoria
  • Map Booking Luxembourg - Fitzroy Street Bistro Luxembourg - Fitzroy Street Bistro
    Luxembourg - Fitzroy Street Bistro

    Luxembourg Bar Bistro offers the classic European bistro experience. Think extraordinary mounted antlers white table cloths and glass cabinets set off by acclaimed fine fare by Chris Watson and Andrew McConnell and a relaxed atmosphere. Luxembourg caters for the glass of wine and snack plate scenario through to the extended extravagant dining experience.

    St Kilda, Victoria
  • Map Booking Stokehouse City Stokehouse City
    Stokehouse City

    For over 25 years Stokehouse has provided endless memorable dining experiences with impeccable yet approachable food wine and service.Located in Alfred Place laneway in Melbourne's CBD Stokehouse City is a temporary reincarnation of the iconic twostory venue on St Kilda Beach that was lost to fire in January 2014.Offering the renown relaxed finedining restaurant Upstairs and the energetic casual bar and eatery Downstairs Stokehouse City brings an allin one experience to Melbourne's CBD with exceptional drinking dining and service for any occasion.Stokehouse City is open 7 days a week. Upstairs Lunch from 12 noon and Dinner from 6pm. Downstairs 12 noon all day till late night.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Cafe Italia - Lygon Street Dining Precinct Cafe Italia - Lygon Street Dining Precinct
    Cafe Italia - Lygon Street Dining Precinct

    Cafe Italia has been established for over 25 years here in the heart of Melbournes Italian restaurant district Lygon Street Carlton. We are a sophisticated contemporary yet relaxed restaurant located only minutes from the Melbourne CBD that is perfect for functions private dining weddings engagements christenings or any special occasion or event.

    Carlton, Victoria
  • Map Booking Papa Goose - Laneway British Cuisine Papa Goose - Laneway British Cuisine
    Papa Goose - Laneway British Cuisine

    Papa Goose restaurant is all about providing wonderful hospitality to its customers and giving them the opportunity to try our unique and tasty menu. Our motto is very simple our best food our best service each time every time.Papa Goose has a ground floor Restaurant a first floor bar Mary Fortune along with two private dining rooms for those more intimate dining experiences.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking The Point Albert Park Restaurant - With a View The Point Albert Park Restaurant - With a View
    The Point Albert Park Restaurant - With a View

    The Point is an award winning restaurant located on the waters of Albert Park Lake which boasts stunning panoramic views of the lake and Melbourne city skyline. With floor to ceiling glass windows and a spacious balcony to enjoy the view you are treated to a water front dining experience like no other. The Point showcases Modern Australian cuisine by Executive Chef Andrew Harmer. Awarded an Age Good Food Guide hat again for 2015 and our latest achievement winner of The Age Good Food guide 2015 Wine List of the Year. With degustation and a la carte menus carefully crafted with contemporary Australian flare the high quality of food is matched with unrivalled service. Theres nothing more indulgent than a meal consisting of confit king salmon saffron hollandaise and wild garlic following with Western Plains suckling pig piccalilli apple vinegar sage potato finishing it off with blackcurrant mosaic coconut almond cream with Blackberry sorbet. Accompanied by an encyclopaedic collection of some of the worlds most classic and famed wines we have more than 1700 different examples boasting one of Australias most extensive wine lists. The Point is conveniently located 10 minutes from Melbournes CBD with ample parking directly outside of the venue and lift access our unrivalled dining experience awaits you. Bookings are highly recommended.

    Albert Park, Victoria

Restaurant of the Month

Saint Crispin
300 Smith Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

Located in the heart of Collingwood, Saint Crispin’s kitchen, run by chefs Joe Grbac and Scott Pickett, prepares a finely considered contemporary menu that’s amended daily according to nature’s bounty.

The dining room bar serves equally mulled over cocktails, wines, ales and champagnes. We also boast Thomas Olive upstairs at 300 Smith Street where you can refresh yourself with a sit down in one of our grand chesterfield sofas, a beverage and a ‘little bite’, if you fancy, plus a beautifully furnished private dining room.

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