Fine diners, Italian restaurants, burger joints. They're all here.
Where to find coffee and food south of the river.
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No-bookings pizzeria with late night slices in front, a dark and moody cocktail bar out back.
Sink into a tan leather booth for elevated European fare from a former Vue de Monde and Matilda chef, and botanical-inspired cocktails by 2018’s World Class Bartender of the Year. But this elegant diner isn’t sticking around forever.
A bold, contemporary diner dedicated to cooking with fire and smoke, from the owner-chef of Estelle and Saint Crispin.
Ambitious young owner-chef Charlie Carrington changes the cuisine every four months.
How much steak can you handle?
From the restaurateur behind Sarti and Il.
Intimate and communal, like a real Italian restaurant should be.
This is about as French as a brasserie can be.
A haven for Melbournian chilli lovers.
An authentic Italian stalwart on Chapel Street.
A day-to-night eatery with a refined, European feel.
Affordable, sexy pizza.
A slick, Vietnamese-inspired cafe and bar in the Royal Botanic Gardens by Shannon Bennett.
Experience a variety of (mostly French) tastes and textures at Bistro Gitan, the Reymond family restaurant.
A favourite pizza joint among the South Yarra locals.
With an ex-Circa and Mr Wolf chef slinging the same hearty pho, banh mi and salads found at the original Balaclava venue.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dine-in, takeaway. This little Japanese bolthole does it all.
Ever tried lobster- and caviar-laced gnocchi? You can here.
Neon signage and dissolving fairy-floss Martinis. Instagram, here we come.
A solid trad-French concept where steak and fries are the stars.
An ex-Tulum chef serving contemporary Turkish food.
Restaurant, cafe, bar and bottle shop all in one.
A low-key destination for regional Italian food.
Sourdough, spelt, multigrain, and soy and linseed are among the bready delights at this respected outfit.
A classy but casual restaurant from the Melbourne catering group, Tommy Collins.
Where fine dining meets a dive bar meets a lounge and it somehow works.
Purebred Angus beef on brioche buns.
Hawker-style Vietnamese food delivered with tongue firmly in cheek.
Australian and Mediterranean influences are combined with flair at the Olsen Hotel's in-house restaurant.
A traditional pasta bar with proper elbow-to-elbow ambience.