Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? East Melbourne has some of the best dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best venues in one of Melbourne’s most sort after locations.
If you're looking for a cool restaurant in East Melbourne's food precincts, including Wellington Parade, Fitzroy Gardens and Victoria Parade or for Italian, Indian and Thai dining, we make it easy to discover the perfect place near the MCG for your next Saturday night out, private dining experience or group Sunday lunch. Many top restaurants have been reviewed by Melbourne’s food critics and are also perfect to celebrate your next special event including birthday, engagement, cocktail, Christmas or corporate party. It’s that simple!
Geppetto focuses on simple, rustic dishes with a particular focus on seafood, slow-cooked meals and offal.
Situated opposite the MCG in East Melbourne, the restaurant is fully licensed and BYO (wine only). The restaurant seats 40 people downstairs and up to 35 people in a private function room with a variety of function menus available.