Forever (eating) alone? Suffer in silence no more. Food is made for sharing, so when the daily grind is getting you down, shake it off by rubbing shoulders and clinking glasses at these friendly dens. If you're not in the CBD, check out our guide to Melbourne's best lunches, or make it easy with our round-up of Melbourne's best burgers.
Best solo lunches in Melbourne
One of Melbourne’s first espresso cafes, Pellegrini’s is a tiny space with long Formica counters, perfect for enjoying a big bowl of comforting carbs and a casual chat. The menu, decor, and most of the staff here haven't changed in decades - here's hoping it never does.