A fresh contemporary café boasting on-trend digs and photo-worthy cuisine, the Grange Road Egg Shop is a favourite amongst the Toorak community. Modern Australian fare influenced by cuisines from across the globe, their all-day menu serves up all the favourites with an innovative twist.
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.
Light and spacious with a lovely neighbourhood charm, it’s not hard to see how this local haunt has found its place in the Armadale foodie scene. Serving up unique brunch creations designed to intrigue your tastebuds, Mammoth is loved for its top feeds and highly-rated coffee varieties.
Architecturally converted horse stables adjacent to picturesque heritage gardens, The Stables of Como is not just your typical coffee house. Home to beautiful functions, high teas and picnics, their cafe serves up top coffee and an all-day menu created from locally sourced products and seasonal produce picked from their own organic garden.
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.
Living and breathing craft beers and top-notch wines, this laidback drinking house is all about quenching your thirst. Self-proclaimed foodies, their a la carte dining is designed to cater for a drink in one hand, making sure their guests can immerse themselves in the flavours of their first-rate beverage menu.
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.
A striking art deco icon of the Armadale community, the Orrong Hotel is a local pub oozing a traditional charm. While the bistro serves up classic pub fare on a daily basis, the true action is in the front bar, which is known to be a hive of excitable sports-lovers come game day.
One the oldest in the neighbourhood, the Malvern Hotel is a humble local pub with classic bistro dining and a bustling front bar. Proudly Victorian, this local haunt loves to support its community, pouring local boutique beers and wines and sourcing locally-grown, seasonal produce.
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.
Club Social is a humble and laidback café renowned for its top-quality coffee brews and photo-worthy feeds. Boasting genuine local vibes and quirky neon décor, their breakfast and lunch menu is packed full of variety and flavour, with flexible options available for dietary requirements.
Light classics, guilty pleasures and wholesome bowls; the Coin Laundry offers a diverse range of seasonal brunch delights, proudly prepared with locally sourced produce. With a nod to the building's origins of a laundromat, this eccentric coffee house and eatery keeps the locals loyal with its laidback nature and top-notch coffee.
Nestled within a quaint historic building, Cooper and Milla’s is a modest fine-food store with all the goods. Dishing up nourishing seasonal dishes, an array of fresh salads and indulgent cakes and treats, it’s perfect for a relaxing dine-in meal or a quick lunch on the go.
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
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.
Combining entertainment with fresh tasty food, Aya Teppanyaki is a playful and beloved Japanese eating house. Plating up a range of Teppanyaki menus featuring traditional recipes and contemporary combinations, it’s a place to sit back and enjoy some authentic fare and cultural theatre.
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.
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.
Elegant cuisine with a focus on seasonal and local ingredients, Woodland House is wholesome fine dining, showcasing the best of Melbourne’s produce. Serving up innovative contemporary plates with an option for a la carte or degustation dining, a must try is their lush multi-course Sunday lunch menu.
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.