Contemporary and sleek, Toorak Cellars isn’t your run of the mill bottle shop. It’s an ideal combination of a store and boutique wine bar, showcasing a rotating selection of their favourite drops. Alternatively, grab a bottle from the shelf to enjoy then and there with a ploughman’s board to match.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sagra is an authentic Italian restaurant and bar with a focus on top quality seasonal ingredients and rich complex flavours. Serving up contemporary yet honest fare within their elegant bistro and rooftop bar, it’s an experience best accompanied with a drop from their sommelier-curated wine collection.
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.
Rich in character and neighbourhood vibes, this unassuming South Yarra hangout is a local watering hole loved by many. Renowned for their artful cocktail creations, Less Than Zero is full of first-rate brews, spirits and wines and is accompanied by a handful of American-style burgers and indulgent snacks.
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.
Iconic in the Prahran foodie scene, Chez Olivier is a renowned French eatery serving up elegant and authentic fare. With a generous wine list and an option for lush group degustations, their bistro-style menu features classic French recipes complete with indulgent desserts.
A friendly and colourful eatery full of character, Fonda Mexican wants you to feel at home while you dig into their fresh and flavoursome plates. With innovative margarita and cocktail creations, their menu presents intriguing interpretations of all the Mexican classics.
France Soir is a French bistro centred around the celebration of traditional fare, with influences from seasonal Australian produce. A bustling local haunt, the setting oozes a classic Parisian flavour while you enjoy wholesome bistro dining and an impressive array of French wines.
A perfect blend of local and European traditions, Vaporetto is a Venetian eating and drinking house that celebrates the dying art of old school, traditional hospitality. With authentic a la carte dining, it’s their award-winning wine collection that attracts the attention of diners, boasting an extensive list of drops from local and International wineries.
Welcoming locals all day round, Lulo is a Latin kitchen and bar serving up South American inspired cuisine. A laidback and welcoming setting offering a dining experience to suit your mood, their menu boasts a collection of share plates and contemporary dishes created with seasonal Australian produce.
Across from the picturesque Melbourne Botanic Gardens sits this renowned Parisian steakhouse and café, Entrecote. Featuring an all-day dining menu including its award-winning breakfast, their signature dish is the classic Porterhouse steak, enjoyed best after settling in for their daily happy hour. The best part, the waiter will come around and top up your plate with golden french fries whenever you want, yep - bottomless fries.
Influenced by the diverse flavours of the Europe, Bistro Gitan’s unique cuisine explores the traditional flavours of France, Spain, Italy and the Mediterranean. Warm and welcoming with plenty of class, this modern chic eatery serves up tapas style plates, with a generous selection of Australian and international wines and beers.