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.
Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie is a family-owned institution with a passion for Artisan baking created with high quality ingredients. Showcasing traditional French recipes, this local house of indulgence is renowned for its fresh pastries, lush cakes and European home-style breads.
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.
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.
Phillipa's Bakery is where you can enjoy homemade treats and baked wholesome food with all the hard work taken care of. Using family recipes and natural ingredients, Phillippa’s specialises in artisan breads, sweet and savoury tarts and an array of tasty takeaway provisions.
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.
Burch and Purchese is a decadent store featuring precious gem-like desserts with innovative fusions of flavour. Boasting views into the kitchen where their self-proclaimed ‘edible art’ is created, the chefs craft beautiful chocolates, sweets and cakes, made fresh daily with high-quality ingredients.
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 labour of love from celebrity chef Adriano Zumbo, famous for their colourful macaron creations. Dine in or takeaway, you will be greeted with an enticing counter filled with their photo-worthy signature ‘Zumarons’ along with an array of artful cakes, pastries and tarts. For a special event, you can’t go past their impressive Croquembouche.
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.
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.
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.
Light, bright and colourful with a rustic flare, this playful dessert bar offers natural and seasonal frozen yoghurt creations with an endless assortment of toppings. With a focus on creating health-conscious treats, the team at Yo-Chi use fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create their high-quality desserts.
Specialists in all things burgers, this vibrant and playful eatery serves up an array of American-style fare matched with classic diner drinks and local Victorian brews. A local go-to for belly-filling feeds, Huxtaburger is loved for its timeless favourites, vegetarian creations and indulgent snacks.
Millstone is a laidback neighbourhood coffee house with a French-inspired menu of sweet treats, savoury brunch dishes and specialty coffee. For those who can’t get enough of their freshly baked goods and cake creations, learn all the tricks of the trade at one of their in-house cooking workshops.
Rustic family-style Italian cuisine embracing simple ingredients and authentic flavours, Rococo is a contemporary dining house that loves to share a meal. Boasting a huge array of antipasti, fresh pastas and pizzas, its honest Italian cuisine enjoyed best with a wine or aperitif in tow.
After winning the hearts of the Hawthorn community as a beloved café, The Counter now focuses its specialties on creating top quality coffee and bites for locals on the move. With a mission to provide healthy takeaway options, they offer freshly baked treats, made to order cakes and ready to go brunch bites, with a side of tasty espresso.
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.