Welcome, skip to the content.
Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eat and drink your way through Victoria, from the renowned wineries of the Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley to Melbourne's pop-up restaurants and the Murray's scenic riverside eateries. Tantalise the senses at inner city pubs, laneway restaurants, hatted dining rooms and homely country hotels. And wash it all down with a pint from a rustic craft brewery.
City at night
Stake out the city to find everything from Mexicana, Spanish tapas and Chinatown delights to coffee dens, rooftop bars and modern Indian cuisine. Chat with locals over beers and a steak at an inner city pub, settle in for an indulgent eight course degustation menu, or choose a direction and hit the road for a weekend of indulgence.
Life on the vine
Create an itinerary and pack in as many of Victoria's myriad wineries and farm gates as you can. Roll up and sample local produce and fine wines – straight from the producers. From cool climate varietals and rosés to full bodied reds, Victoria is rich with independent wineries producing a diverse range of wines.
Get a taste for Melbourne's serious coffee culture with a perfect brew or take-home beans from favourite local coffee roasters and cafes.
Do your best to nab a table at Inverleigh's Gladioli to try Matt Dempsey's sublime cooking, lauded by The Age Good Food Guide and Gourmet Traveller.
Show on map
Ben Shewry's Attica is officially Australia's best restaurant after being named #32 on S. Pellegrino's World's 50 Best Restaurants list.
There are few places more aptly named than Andrew McConnell's Asian eating sensation and its mouthwatering Chinese, Japanese and Korean morsels.
Build an enviable wine cellar, stocked exclusively with cool-climate varietals and rich reds sourced from Victoria's 21 distinct wine regions.
Be swept away by the dizzying mix of local and international flavours on offer all across Victoria. Traditional, modern and rustic, it’s all here.
Taste the best of Victoria's regions at roadside stalls, markets and festivals celebrating the fresh and bountiful local produce and the growers.
Take an unexpected turn, duck into one of Melbourne's famed laneways, scamper up some stairs and take a tipple in a bar with a distinct personality.
Follow the aromas of freshly extracted single origin coffee beans down cobblestoned laneways and into laid-back coffee strips for that caffeine buzz.
Victorian countryside and inner-city breweries prove that there's a lot more to Aussie beer with a burgeoning hand-craft and artisan beer scene.
Enjoy Victoria's finest food and wine without the hassles of driving. Join a tour and be delivered directly to cellar doors and restaurant tables.
Attica and Brae make their mark on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list
Taste what the fuss is about at Citi Chef of the Year Dan Hunter's Otways hideaway, hatted by The Age Good Food Guide.
Feast on wild and sustainable fish and unique oyster varieties prepared with the gentlest touch at this esteemed ocean-to-plate restaurant.
Mark Best adds his trademark flair to this produce-oriented bistro, winning a chef's hat and making Australian Gourmet Traveller's Top 40.
Push the boat out with a modern Italian feast at Cecconi's, purveyors of style and service and winners of a hat in The Age Good Food Guide.
Thirty years on, Kenzan is still showing the new kids how it's done and picking up hats from The Age Good Food Guide in the process.
MasterChef in the King Valley
Victoria is home to 21 different wine regions, more than 800 wineries, 600 cellar doors and some 30 craft breweries.
Katrina Pizzini's A tavola! Cooking School is based at Pizzini Wines in the King Valley. Katrina's hands on classes are held in a purpose built...
Katrina Pizzini's hands on classes will leave everyone empowered and inspired by the end of the session. Most classes are taught by Katrina, but...
An Italian cooking and eating experience like no other at La Cucina di Sandra. Learn how to cook Italian food like an Italian in this interactive...
Bush spice classes every Saturday & Sunday through winter at Saltbush Kitchen. Come along and throw some bush spices around and learn how to use them...
Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components. The spiciness of Thai cuisine is well known. It's exotic...
Join Foodie Trails for a class on Indian Home cooking, specifically the Thali meal. The Indian Thali is not just a meal or a plate; it is, in fact, a...
Select all |