Eat + Drink

With a pub, bar, cafe, or restaurant on every corner, Melburnians love their food, drink and nightlife. The question you have to ask yourself is do you feel hungry? Well, do you?
  • All Morning Long

    No matter what time you roll out from under the blankets, Melbourne will have a breakfast spread just for you. Here are a few suggestions.

  • Roaming for the Best Bites

    Hop a tram or simply tie up your shoelaces and walk to explore these examples of Melbourne's inner suburban dining scene.

  • Lunch Hunt

    Got the midday munchies? Melbourne's lunchtime offering is ample, but we've narrowed your search to these three favourites.

  • South Wharf - International Dining

    From Japan to Spain, Thailand to Bavaria, this riverside strip of dining and drinking hot spots is sure to impress the whole gang.

  • Dude Food

    Alright fellas, make the most of a boy's night on the town and get stuck into one of these joints. You won't regret it.

  • Global Tables

    Melbourne's proud of its multicultural heritage. Here are a few tasty options for when you're feeling a little exotic.

  • Richmond Done Right

    Taste your way along Swan Street, and you'll discover that there's more to Richmond than just the MCG!

  • Haute Cuisine

    Date night? A special occasion? Or simply an excuse to enjoy the company of loved ones? Try one of Melbourne's finest restaurants.

  • Extreme Ice Cream

    It doesn't have to be summer to wrap your laughing gear around an ice cream. Paddle Pops, these options are not.

  • Dessert Delight

    Three cheeky places where you can stop in after a hearty meal, or simply treat yourself for an afternoon of deliciousness.

  • Cosy Bars

    Melbourne's home to some of the world's best bartenders, and they're not afraid to share their ideas with you at these three bars.

  • Up All Night

    If you're up for a late-night snack, or a post-show meal, Melbourne has you covered. These three options keep the door open late.

  • YARRA RIVER BARS

    Melburnians pride themselves on which side of the Yarra River they live, but these three establishments pay no notice to your allegiances.

  • THREE GREAT MELBOURNE PUBS

    The heading says it all, really. Soak in the warmth and atmosphere of Young & Jackson, the Drunken Poet or Saint & Rouge.

  • TOP 5 OUTDOOR DINING PRECINCTS

    Venture down a famous Melbourne laneway, enjoy the Southbank views, or experience Little Italy with these al fresco locations.

  • CULTURAL CUISINES

    Take a deep dive into the history of some of Melbourne's many cultures, and discover where you can enjoy their flavours.

  • Melbourne's Sweet Heart

    With sweet treats like this on offer when you come to Melbourne, think twice about telling your dentist where you're going on holiday.

  • Discover Melbourne on a Plate

    A beginner's guide of where to eat in Melbourne town, including a few local favourites for you to enjoy along the way.

  • Late Night Dining

    A comprehensive tally of five scrumptious late-night options, because who wants to sleep when you can eat instead?

  • SHAKEN & STIRRED

    Melbourne's bar scene is ever-changing, with new venues opening up all the time. Sometimes funky, sometimes fancy, always fun.

 

Image Credits: Lunch Hunt - Huxtaburger, Estelle Judah Photography; Dessert Delights - Short Stop Donuts, Tom Blachford; Discover Melbourne on a Plate - Josie Withers Photography