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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Coffee Shop
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“Some of the best coffee in Melbourne. Yummy vegan breakfasts and snacks also.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
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“A decent walk along the Yarra trail (1 hour?) will get you here. A nice cafe to have breakfast or lunch by the river when the weather is good. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Lovely rails for walking, biking and running. Nice picnic areas too. Well worth an explore”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
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“Nice pub with a massive beer garden. You can play pool, or watch a band most nights of the week. The food is not bad and reasonably priced.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“Stop for tram 109 and 12. Stop for the train to the city (South Morang and Hurstbridge lines)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Best place for pho (Vietnamese soup), but currently undergoing renovations (8/5/14), so check availability.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A restaurant chain that seems to be the only Hong Kong restaurant in town. Always packed, meals start with a delicious complimentary soup. It's hard to move beyond a platter of mixed roast but the soft shell crab here is truly wonderful.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Korean BBQ and bibimbap in a cool, minimalist setting with white-tiled walls and communal tables.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Spend 45 minutes or so navigating this challenging mini golf course, or play a round of 9 holes or practice your strokes at their golf range.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Slightly edgier version of The Aviary Bar. Good cocktail specials at happy hour!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
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“A place to set up your laptop, jump on their wifi, eat their amazing breakfasts + pastries, and drink their coffee roasted by Coffee Supreme! A fave. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“waterfall with a walking, running or riding trail along the side of the Yarra river. You can join up with the Capitol City trail.”
  • 9 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Enjoy a 10-minute tram ride to the 'Mini Saigon' of Richmond where on Victoria Street (North Richmond), folks can experience an array of delicious Vietnamese restaurants. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Farm
“Good entertainment for children and cafe for grown ups. Wander / bike along the Yarra river and explore the Abby.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“A classic Abbotsford pub! Great food and atmosphere at all times of day and night!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pub
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  • 2 locals recommend