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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Getting a table at Red Sparrow’s original Collingwood location is a bonafide sport – don’t even think about turning up without a reservation towards the end of the week. Now, a new Prahran offshoot means that Southsiders are also getting their fix of Melbourne’s best vegan pizza. Napoli-inspired corkers made with 70-hour cold-fermented dough and topped with not just one choice of dairy-free cheese but four: mozzarella, fior di latte, parmesan and feta. It won’t be long before those cosy ...
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.
A diner-inspired eatery perched on the bustling Chapel Street, Massive Wieners are a quirky crew serving loaded hotdogs, fries and shakes. Considering themselves a classic hot-dog stand, their short but sweet menu of hotdogs satisfies many hungry Prahran bellies, and can also be found at their Rollin’ Diner at local Melbourne festivals.
Plating up home-style food inspired by traditional trattorias, Franco Choo’s is an intimate Italian eatery and drinking house. Their concise and fuss-free blackboard menu offers up honest dishes prepared with seasonal market produce, paired with a hand-picked selection of boutique wines and beers.
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.