Restaurants & Cafés

Your guide to breakfast and brunch, fine dining and cheap eats in Melbourne

The best of the best: Time Out Food Awards 2016 winners
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The best of the best: Time Out Food Awards 2016 winners

Say hello to the best cafés, restaurants and food trucks around Melbourne right now

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Where to eat right now

The best new openings in Melbourne
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The best new openings in Melbourne

Stay ahead of the crowds with our guide to Melbourne's new and notable restaurants and cafés

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The best restaurants in Melbourne
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The best restaurants in Melbourne

Behold, our eat-and-destroy list: a guide to absolutely everywhere you should be eating in Melbourne

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The best cheap eats in Melbourne
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The best cheap eats in Melbourne

Dine out without breaking the bank with our guide to 20 fantastic meals under $20 in Melbourne

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The best things to order from Uber Eats
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The best things to order from Uber Eats

Now that you can get ace eats from around Melbourne delivered to your door, choosing is the hard part

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The best Melbourne cafés

The best breakfasts and brunches in Melbourne
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The best breakfasts and brunches in Melbourne

Melbourne is the ultimate breakfast city. Here are ten good reasons to be a morning person this weekend

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The best milkshakes in Melbourne
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The best milkshakes in Melbourne

Because there’s nothing as mind-freezingly delicious as a giant cup of sweet, flavoured dairy

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The best hot chocolates in Melbourne
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The best hot chocolates in Melbourne

What better way to warm the cockles than with a mug of rich, gooey melted chocolate?

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The best smoothies in Melbourne
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The best smoothies in Melbourne

Keep it clean with these drinkable treats that are all about the tasty, with none of the guilt

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The best porridges in Melbourne
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The best porridges in Melbourne

Forget the humble bowl of oats: these designer porridges are haute comfort foods worth waking up to

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The best places to eat in Melbourne

The best burgers in Melbourne
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The best burgers in Melbourne

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to summon your stretchy pants

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The best lunches in Melbourne
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The best lunches in Melbourne

From takeaway superfood salads to top-notch pub fare, we've got you covered

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The best pizzas in Melbourne
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The best pizzas in Melbourne

Mamma mia! We've eaten our way around Melbourne to find the best slices

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The best dumplings in Melbourne
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The best dumplings in Melbourne

This city does a fine line in dim sum: here are the best dumpling houses in Melbourne

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Where to eat lunch in the CBD
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Where to eat lunch in the CBD

Make your midday meal a winner every day of the week with our guide to the CBD's best eats

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The best restaurants for vegetarians
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The best restaurants for vegetarians

Vegetarian? You're in the right city. Here's where to go if you don't like food with faces

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Melbourne by cuisine

The best Japanese restaurants in Melbourne
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The best Japanese restaurants in Melbourne

Say "konnichiwa" to Melbourne's finest places to enjoy sushi, sashimi, sake and so much more

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The best Italian restaurants in Melbourne
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The best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

Mangia, mangia! Sample the flavours of Tuscany to Sicily at Melbourne's finest Italian eateries

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The best French restaurants in Melbourne
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The best French restaurants in Melbourne

From soufflés to steak frites, there's plenty of top-notch Gallic cuisine to be found

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The best Mexican restaurants in Melbourne
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The best Mexican restaurants in Melbourne

Our guide to Melbourne's best Mexican eats, from the traditional to the unabashedly inauthentic

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The best Korean restaurants in Melbourne
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The best Korean restaurants in Melbourne

Our top spots for bibambap, barbecue and mouth-watering Korean fried chicken

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The best restaurants for spicy food lovers

Melbourne's foodie hotspots

The best restaurants in Southbank
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The best restaurants in Southbank

From cheap eats to world-class fine dining destinations

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The best Lygon Street restaurants
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The best Lygon Street restaurants

Where to eat along Melbourne's quintessential restaurant strip in Carlton

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The best restaurants on Flinders Lane
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The best restaurants on Flinders Lane

Our favourite places to dine along arguably the tastiest stretch of road in all of Melbourne

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For the sweet tooth

The best doughnuts in Melbourne
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The best doughnuts in Melbourne

Whether you like 'em sprinkled, stuffed or glazed, here's where to get your mitts on Melbourne's finest

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The best ice cream and gelato in Melbourne
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The best ice cream and gelato in Melbourne

We've licked and scooped our way across the city in search of Melbourne's best cone artists

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The best high teas in Melbourne
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The best high teas in Melbourne

Afternoon tea, high tea, high coffee, crafty tea... all fashions are catered for in our guide

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The best pancakes in Melbourne
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The best pancakes in Melbourne

Dessert for breakfast, anyone? Here's where to go when you need a sweet treat before noon

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Melbourne's local favourites
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Melbourne's local favourites

Stellar service and optimum convenience is the order of the day at these local favourites. It doesn't matter if you're ducking in for a quick fix solution, or you don't even know what you're looking for, they're going to help out. And when it comes to the cash register, they're savvy enough to let you pay the way you want to, with no worries and no minimums. 

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Five adventurous Australian guys
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Five adventurous Australian guys

Wherever you are around the world, you’re likely to run into a bunch of Aussies having a good time. We spoke to five men, leaders in their respective fields, who’ve managed to bring together their passions and their thirst to travel, in their lives and careers, about what drives themandmakes them unique.

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The Grand Tour: Cities Shaped by Art

The Grand Tour: Cities Shaped by Art

Learn the essentials of art history with ACCA's chosen team of experts with a refreshing complimentary cocktail in hand. Just as Melbourne's arts culture has shaped the city, the same goes for many of the world's biggest metropolitan cities. ACCA has picked out a group of 'tour guides' for the Grand Tour lecture series to take you through the world's best galleries, arts events, and architecture, as well as visit the writers, thinkers, and artists that have shaped each city. This month, ACCA invites you to a city that you may never have heard of, but that has a fascinating history and a thriving arts culture. Yekaterinburg is located 300km north of Kazakhstan. The fourth largest city in Russia, Yekatinerbug is a bustling city on the east of the Ural Mountains, and is home to the Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art. In 2015, the biennale was held in a constructivist apartment building that used to be pat of a Chekist (KGB) town.  Artist Lisa Radford will harness Yekanterinburg's art scene and take you on a virtual tour through the city. Through her product FOOT-NOTES / ПРИМЕЧАНИЯ, Radford has come to understand the city through the eyes of its artists, theatre-makers, musicians and students – and she will impart her experiences onto visitors of ACCA's Grand Tour. These days, Radford writes and teaches in the painting department at the Victorian College of the Arts, and explores the intersection between place, people and images in her work. As always, guests will b

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Blue Ribbon Day
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Blue Ribbon Day

Across Victoria, since 1837, 159 police officers have died in the course of fulfilling their duties. On Thursday September 29, all Victorians can help memorialise them by taking part in Blue Ribbon Day, which raises funds for emergency facilities to be built in the name of those police who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Run by the Victorian Police Blue Ribbon Foundation, the campaign has high profile sponsors this year in Woolworths, Crown Resorts, BankVic, Westfield and more. To show your support, you can donate at Woolworths Supermarkets before and on Blue Ribbon Day. Donations can also be made at the website and at police stations.

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