Bringing authentic Naples-inspired creations to the Melbourne foodie scene, +39 Pizzeria is committed to traditional Italian fare created with love. Showcasing longstanding family recipes, genuine ingredients and high quality local produce, a must try is their signature wood-fired pizzas.
Renowned for being one of Melbourne’s best French eateries, it’s a place to experience authentic Parisian dishes within a warm and rich ambience. Elegant by nature, the service is first rate, with the beautifully curated plates being created with high-quality locally sourced produce.
Zia Rina's Cucina
Zia Rina’s Cucina is much loved for its honest homestyle Italian cuisine with a modern flare. A la carte dining paired with a selection of handpicked Italian wines, the kitchen likes to keep their guests on their toes with their popular 3-course set menu changing nightly.
Take a holiday to the Caribbean via this buzzy new casual eatery serving fun dishes with a Jamaican influence - there’s a smoked jerk chicken jaffle, jalapeno mac and cheese and a rich oxtail stew dotted with runner beans and carrots. Many of the dishes can be veganised, and a robust cocktail menu makes it the perfect place to start a night out – a jug of Vee’s punch, which features light and dark rum, brown sugar, mint, lime and ...
A place to gather and enjoy simple tasty traditional food, this local favourite serves up wholesome Chinese cuisine inspired by their rich family heritage. Boasting a warm yet contemporary setting, David’s Restaurant is loved for their unlimited weekend yum cha and generous menu of authentic dishes to share.
Borsch Vodka & Tears
A local institution oozing an eccentric bohemian flare, Borsch Vodka and Tears are specialists in Polish Vodka, Wormwood absinthe and Eastern European brews. Drinks aside, the kitchen serves up modern plates inspired by traditional Polish cuisine, from wholesome brekkies and brunch dishes to belly-filling plates designed to share.
If there’s one thing Melburnians love, it’s a good, honest pizza place. One where the dough is hand rolled, the ingredients are market fresh and the vibe is lovingly rustic. Enter the hottest, newest thing to hit Chapel St: Stoned Pizza. The menu is simple yet high impact, offering plenty of flavoursome options for our vego and vegan friends, alongside much loved meatier classics.
Rebel Blue Windsor
There’s a new kid on the block, and by block we mean Melbourne’s hip and happening foodie destination, Chapel Street. Head to the Windsor end, and you’ll find this ultra-modern Hellenic restaurant and cocktail bar, Rebel Blue. If the fit-out is anything to go by (think exposed pipes, neon lights and industrial décor) then this definitely isn’t your average Greek taverna. Dig into their contemporary share plates like Spanakopita bites, eggplant croquettes and loukomades with Nutella. Can’t decide between all ...
Lover might look moody and mysterious, but their cocktails drink like finely-tuned fun. Find espresso martinis topped with torched coconut marshmallow, and a whole menu of Negronis, including one made with pineapple plantation rum. With chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, vintage bric-a-brac on the walls, and soul jams in your ear, it’s time you took this effortlessly cool Lover for a spin.Lover have also just launched their Wednesday night Gnocchi Night (can you think of anything better?) where they're dishing ...
Listen up, Maha fans – Shane Delia’s influential Middle Eastern fine diner has spun off a casual sister restaurant on Chapel Street. Here, a 120-strong wine list accompanies à la carte bites including fried buns filled with creamy taramasalata, chemen-cured kingfish and french fries tossed with za’atar and crumbled kefalograviera. The moody, dimly lit space invites you to settle in, an easy thing to achieve given their impressive offering of quirky wines, craft beers and imaginative cocktails.
A modern Italian eatery and bar renowned for their mouth-watering plates, bottomless ‘Pizza Tuesdays’ and top-notch vegan options. Authentic fare created with high-quality local and imported ingredients, the team at Ladro Tap are sustainable to the core, recycling all of their organic waste and offering a generous range of their beers, wine and fizz on tap.
Taking inspiration from its name, this energetic on-trend restaurant caters for all your daily needs. From early morning breakfasts through to dinner and evening drinks, Manhattan’s modern cuisine is centred on local produce, nourishing ingredients and sophisticated flavours.
Romeo's of Toorak
A Toorak institution rich in character, this family-owned Italian eatery has been feeding the local community for over 40 years. Loved for its laidback atmosphere paired with highly-rated authentic cuisine, Romeo’s of Toorak serves up classic pastas, wholesome mains and authentic sweet crepes.
Tucked around the corner from the iconic Prahran Markets with a constant bustle of local activity, this impressive eatery is rich in ambience and boasts a luxurious and modern setting. Theatrical and contemporary plates fill their all-day menu and are paired with highly rated coffee and tempting cocktails suitable for any time of the day.
Leonards House Of Love
Leonards House of Love is an iconic eatery and bar loved for its bustling dog-friendly courtyard and cosy saloon-inspired interior. With their constantly evolving menu of American inspired burgers and appealing drinks specials, it’s a place to gather and enjoy a gold old chat, a crisp brew and a hearty bite.
Tartine Gourmet Foods & Catering
Renowned for their lush pies and indulgent sweets, Tartine Gourmet Foods and Catering is both a quaint local café and a go-to for wholesome takeaway. Invest in one of their gourmet curries and hearty stews packed and ready to go or settle into their tasty bites and freshly brewed coffee in store.
Zanini Pizzeria - St Kilda East
RestaurantSt Kilda East
At Zanini, the traditional flavours of Sicily, Tuscany and Rome are transported straight from nonna’s kitchen – you won’t any cream in the carbonara here. Beyond the blistery-edged pizzas, you’ll also find classic cacio e pepe from Rome and Milanese-style schnitzel to be enjoyed in the restaurant’s contrastingly modern, white-tiled space. With rosé on tap and Aperol Spritzes flowing, this is an easy date night contender.
Shadowboxer Bar & Kitchen
Shadowboxer is a wine bar, cocktail bar and restaurant all wrapped up into one on-trend and light-filled venue. Serving up the best of Australian wines and photo-worthy cocktails, the Shadowbox Wine Bar is also passionate about their food – with their menu offering fresh share plates, wholesome feeds and charcuterie boards, all created with seasonal and local produce.
Armaru Restaurant is fine dining without the attitude, offering unique tasting menus and curated wine pairings by their in-house sommelier. Designed to challenge the concept of modern Australian fare, this intimate eatery turns ‘dining out’ into a culinary journey enjoyed by many. cuisine
Thirty Eight Chairs
Thirty Eight Chairs is an intimate eatery celebrating the art of coming together for a meal and a good conversation. Just one part of a duo of Melbourne bistros, the South Yarra branch is a renowned pasta bar, loved for its freshly made pasta with authentic family recipes and carefully sourced local ingredients.
A self-proclaimed ‘Asian street-food tuckshop’, Miss Chu serves up Vietnamese hawker cuisine with a focus on fresh ingredients and healthy food choices. Sibling to its notorious Sydney takeaway shop, their menu features traditional family recipes for simple yet wholesome dishes.
Caffe e Cucina
Passionate about their heritage, Caffe e Cucina are all about bringing the best of Italy to the streets of Melbourne. Offering top quality service in their ambient Chapel Street bistro, the menu is packed with traditional a la carte fare, boasting genuine flavours and fresh ingredients.
The Meat & Wine Co South Yarra
Tucked within the bustling Como Centre, the Meat and Wine Co brings modern cosmopolitan dining to the suburban streets of South Yarra. Plating up impressive a la carte cuisine, their focus is high quality meats paired with top service and unique and award-winning wines.