Right now, nowhere in Melbourne better represents the culinary zeitgeist.
Melbourne's oldest suburb is also home to some of its best cafes.
Where to find beer, wine and cocktails in Melbourne's oldest suburb.
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Swing by for a bowl of the signature burnt-miso ramen at lunch, or izakaya-style snacks and cocktails after dark.
Tempura, yakitori, sushi, don - this Japanese restaurant covers a lot of bases.
It’s an ’80s referencing, 50 per cent vegan American diner with a dance floor.
The flagship of Andrew McConnell's restaurant empire.
Ballsy vegan fare, tattooed babes and a rock‘n’roll vibe.
This busy restaurant mixes Laotian, Cambodian, Indian, Malay, Burmese and Thai flavours without cutting any corners.
This jazzy Fitzroy 30-seater blends Japanese izakaya, craft sake bar and record store.
An adventurous Gertrude Street diner with room for just 16 guests. Dishes can include cured wallaby, preserved black truffle and brined dandelions.
Sean Donovan has taken the historical hotel back to its roots.
A southern-Spanish neighbourhood staple with tapas, tasting plates and house-made paella-pan bread.
A warm, Spanish-inflected wine bar.
Chef Kenji Ito is creating modern, inventive dishes using some unexpected ingredients at this hidden Japanese eatery.
Delicious broth and handmade noodles in a cosy package.
Henry’s channels a 1950s diner (just without all the meat and dairy).
Japanese goes vegan.
From the team behind Fratellino Pizza in South Yarra.
Not even a devastating fire could keep this Fitzroy institution down. DJs, cheap pizza and good times are still the name of the game here.
Elegant French food in a heritage-listed bluestone building.
A social enterprise restaurant that brings native ingredients to the fore.
A bistro all about bringing contemporary French dining to Melbourne.
After a redesign, a bigger menu and a karaoke room, Rice Queen is amping up Fitzroy.
Traditional recipes made with top-notch ingredients make this one of the better Indian diners around.
Don a plastic bib and grab a pair of claw crackers at this Southern-style seafood joint. Tip: don’t wear white.
This Fitzroy rooftop bar offers some of the best views of Melbourne.
Melbourne's mecca for vegetarian and vegan food.
A modern Indian eatery serving curry risotto, lassi cocktails and gluten-free naan.
A cafe/restaurant with a long tradition of comforting Italian food.
Spelt pizzas and vegan cheese are menu staples at this modern pizzeria.
Pizza that's clean, uncomplicated and all about the flavours.
The Colonel’s got nothing on this fiery Nashville-style fried-chicken joint.
Three levels, two restaurants, a rooftop bar, outdoor gardens, breakfast and a 3am license - this venue wants you to have it all.
True, authentic Malaysian flavours.
An Athenian souva bar by George Calombaris.
Otsumami's smaller and less formal sister restaurant.
A refined vegetarian restaurant from the duo behind Vegie Bar and Rice Queen.
A north-side Mexican-food institution.
A Fitzroy pizzeria that offers more than the usual late-night greasy fare.