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Where to eat lunch in the CBD

Be the boss of your break with our guide to the best eats in the inner city


It's lunch o'clock in Melbourne CBD and you need some food, stat. Make your midday meal a deadset winner every day of the working week and pull up a seat at the many lunch spots in the city within a quick tram ride or walk away. We've made things easy for you with a handy guide so your lunch is sorted whether you're after a solo break, an al desko meal or a quickie.

RECOMMENDED: If you're already thinking about dinner, don't go past our restaurant hit list.