Melbourne restaurants

Top Choice Modern Australian in St Kilda

Attica

Attica is Australia's only restaurant on San Pellegrino's World's Top 50 Restaurants list. Here Ben Shewry creates contemporary dishes with native ingredients, like saltwater crocodile rib glazed with soured honey a…
Top Choice Bakery in Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

Lune Croissanterie

Good things come to those who queue, and here they come in the form of unrivalled pastries, from innovative cruffins to plain croissants often dubbed the world's best. In the centre of this warehouse space is a glas…
Top Choice Asian in City Centre

Sunda

This contemporary Southeast Asian restaurant is in a former car park down a laneway. Slick with metal scaffolding, raw brick, a long communal table and mezzanine level, the calm kitchen plates modern Indonesian, Vie…
Top Choice Japanese in Richmond & East Melbourne

Minamishima

Arguably Australia's best Japanese restaurant – if you care to empty your pockets and book two months in advance. Hidden down a side street, the best seats are at the bar, where sushi master Koichi Minamishima prepa…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

Cutler & Co

Hyped for all the right reasons, this is Andrew McConnell’s flagship Melbourne restaurant and its attentive, informed staff and joy-inducing dishes make it one of Melbourne’s top places for fine dining. The menu inc…
Top Choice Deli in Carlton & Brunswick

King and Godfrey

It took three years to transform King and Godfrey, an Italian grocer since 1884, into this multi-venue wonder. There's Johnny's Green Room with 360-degree rooftop views and a glitterati cocktail vibe; a deli with co…
Top Choice Cheese in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Maker & Monger

What was a small cart now has a shop complete with 40 seats, neon, pretty sage-colour tiling and Savignac-inspired posters. Cheap eats favourite Maker & Monger continues to sell raclette in winter and blow-torch…
Top Choice Cafe in Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

Proud Mary

A champion for direct-trade, single-origin coffee, this quintessential industrial Collingwood red-brick space takes its caffeine seriously. It's consistently packed, not only for excellent brews but also for top-not…
Top Choice Israeli in City Centre

Miznon

Originating in Tel Aviv, Miznon is as fun and as fresh as it gets. Book seats on iconic Hardware Lane, sit on the 'steps' inside or up at the mezzanine level. Order pitas stuffed with everything from hot chickpeas t…
Top Choice Asian in City Centre

Supernormal

From the man behind Cumulus Inc, Andrew McConnell, comes this creative selection of pan-Asian sharing dishes, from dumplings to raw seafood to slow-cooked Sichuan lamb. The New England lobster roll is famous, but we…