The top end of Collins St (aka the 'Paris end') is lined with plane trees, grand buildings and luxe boutiques, giving it its moniker....
Old Treasury Building
The fine neo-classical architecture of the Old Treasury (c 1862), designed by JJ Clarke, is a telling mix of hubris and functionality....
The Kino screens art-house films in its comfy licensed cinemas. Monday is discount day.
No 35 at Sofitel
Melbourne's equivalent to the Lost in Translation bar in Tokyo. The views of the city skyline are superb through this restaurant-bar's...
45 Flinders Lane · interesting places nearby
Cumulus Inc information
One of Melbourne’s best for any meal; it gives you that wonderful Andrew McConnell–style along with reasonable prices. The focus is on beautiful produce and simple but artful cooking: from breakfasts of sardines and smoked tomato on toast at the marble bar to suppers of freshly shucked clair de lune oysters tucked away on the leather banquettes. No reservations, so queues are highly probable.
They've recently opened the wine bar Cumulus Up upstairs; its bar menu is matched with changing regional wines.