Melbourne's awash with high quality bars, cafes and restaurants, so you're always guaranteed to get a satisfying meal. From quick bites to magical dining experiences, Melbourne's got your bases covered. It's simply the best place to be in Australia for a top table experience.
World-class chefs, creative kitchens, innovative cuisines, perfectly matched wines and quirky venues characterise fine dining in Melbourne. You'll need to book well ahead for a table at some Melbourne food destinations, while other popular restaurants have a relaxed 'no bookings' philosophy, confident they'll never be short of a happy customer.
From bars and restaurants bestowed with awards from the Good Food Guide, Australian Gourmet Traveller and TimeOut, to tucked-away places treasured by locals, there's a selection of old favourites and new kids on the block. Discover Melbourne's best restaurants.