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Food and restaurants in Melbourne

Top restaurants

Shopping Mall
“Emporium Melbourne's 225 stores provide a fusion of fashion, culture, food and art.”
  • 199 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Flinders Lane is the place to go for great food day or night - this is another great restaurant”
  • 189 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Feel the similarities and differences with other China Towns in the world! ”
  • 109 locals recommend
College Academic Building
“French toast and baked eggs are staples at this compact, rustic-chic breakfast cafe with warm vibe.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Bar
“For a truly Melbourne bar experience, head to Cookie and work your way through the mammoth beer selection (CBD)”
  • 124 locals recommend
Bar
“To have a high-rise panoramic view of Melbourne this is one of the only places! Not to mention amazing food. I recommend the baked camembert. All meals are on special before 12pm so grab something delicious for $11! ”
  • 233 locals recommend
Café
“Buzzing, rustic-chic cafe with a sunny courtyard, for coffee of the day and inventive breakfasts.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Village cinema a 10-15 minute walk away. Complete with it's own sophisticated bar for some pre or post movie beverages. ”
  • 101 locals recommend

Cafes

Snack Place
“This is the best place to find fresh groceries and enjoy delicious foods. A great place for real foodies. ”
  • 222 locals recommend
Café
“Buzzing, rustic-chic cafe with a sunny courtyard, for coffee of the day and inventive breakfasts.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Place to shop
“ Vogue Plaza. 670 Chapel St South Yarra. Across the road from where you are staying!”
  • 168 locals recommend
Café
“Lygon street has more than restaurants, cafe's and bars. Take a stroll down Lygon Street to find shoes, clothing, bric-a-brac, flowers, artisan fooderies and much more. And if you need toothpaste, there is a Woolworths open til late only 5 minutes walk from the front door.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Most definitely one of the best coffees in a city obsessed with coffee. House-roasted by some of the most experienced and passionate roasters and coffee importers in the city, you'll be grateful you came here. Having said that, don't expect this to be a sit-down-for-hours experience. The cafe is tiny and you may not even find a seat. But it's worth it nevertheless.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
“Named for the printing press that originally stood here, Manchester Press is a huge lucent space softened with old timbers and quirky junkyard installations. The cafe offers a focused menu, but the coffee reigns here. Generating enviable acclaim only hours after its opening, this laneway cafe ceaselessly gathers steam among the coffee coterie.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Community Center
“Has a great market on weekends, excellent organic greengrocer, a community garden and a nice cafe. ”
  • 156 locals recommend
Café
“Laneway cafe & coffee roasters. Awesome coffee and great food. Known Melbourne-wide for its great coffee. ”
  • 90 locals recommend

Bakeries

Café
“Ending an evening with an espresso and an Italian cake at Brunetti is pretty much a Lygon Street rite of passage (the creamy ganache inside the brightly coloured macarons is perfection). These days, this famous pasticceria is a triple threat with a café, piazza and restaurant.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Glass room in the centre of the cafe means you can watch the bakers at work!”
  • 63 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Great French cafe. Local favourite specialising in French pastries & cakes. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Bakery
“There are trains to Flinders street in 6 minutes and to Melbourne Central in 8. You will need a myki card which can be bought from 7/11 just before the station. For a da trip you’ll need around $10 if you’re travelling in zones 1 and 2. Download the tram tracker app for trams and ptv app for all transport. The 58 tram stops outside the station as well which goes towards the city centre! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bakery
“Gorgeous baked goods, great lunches and beautiful breakfasts like scrambled eggs on brioche with mushrooms or their divine vegetable and cheese muffins. Wonderful for lounging over a long weekend brunch. Great hospitality.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bakery
“One of Melbourne's most famous bakeries. Absolutely try the chicken sandwiches and pies.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bakery
“Very good bakery. One of best in Melbourne. You can compare the bread here with bakery’s in Europe/Germany. ”
  • 42 locals recommend