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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A neighbourhood gem housed within a quaint refurbished cottage, Stepping Stone is loved for its specialty coffee and nutritious fare. The kitchen dishes up artful brunch creations and nourishing smoothies, while their front veranda is go-to spot for a morning out with four-legged friends.
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.
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.
A light, bright and white café boasting fresh vibes, Lucky Penny serves up top quality coffee and tasty plates. With hand-picked locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, award-winning chef Noah Crowcroft prepares modern Australian breakfast and lunch plates, enjoyed best with Lucky Penny’s renowned coffee brews from their knowledgeable and technically trained baristas.
An industrial and sleek café with modern feels, this unassuming yet impressive setting reflects Smak’s mantra of creating simple, tasty and nourishing food. Boasting all-day breakfast, fresh juices and top-notch coffee, this local café strives to create the perfect balance of nutrition and indulgence.
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 warm contemporary eatery with an appealing array of unique café fare and freshly brewed coffee varieties, Two Birds One Stone has something to suit any mood. Offering a homely and welcoming atmosphere, their seasonal all-day menu offers a blend of nourishing bowls and sweet and savoury plates.
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.
An elegant and on-trend setting topped with marble textures and brass fixtures, Darling Café is vibrant neighbourhood coffee house with a touch of class. With a unique menu of breakfast and lunch plates with a nod to traditional Asian cuisines, it’s not hard to see why the South Yarra locals are regulars at this photo-worthy gem.