Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
holla food drink richmond

MELBOURNE | We know Victoria Street for its unbeatable pho and banh mi, further glorified by cheap prices and BYO standards. However, the busy street is nothing to look at. We come for the food, not for the aesthetic. Or so we thought. Nestled between the fruit markets and seafood

piccolina gelateria collingwood

MELBOURNE | Piccolina Gelateria have proven their recipe for success through deliciously creamy and authentic Italian gelato and sorbets, with a second store now open in Collingwood. Traditional in concept yet contemporary in creativity of flavour, you are guaranteed that all of their products are freshly-made, and don’t use any

cliveden bar and dining east melbourne

MELBOURNE | The Cliveden Bar & Dining is a restaurant and bar that sits on the ground floor of the hotel Pullman on the Park that is aiming to “reinvent the buffet”. While talk of buffets usually sends us running in the opposite direction, we took up an invitation to

souk melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Souk is a modern Middle Eastern themed restaurant hidden at the end of Melbourne’s Bligh Place which does things differently than one expects. The space is deceptively large, with a narrow entrance giving way to a downstairs bar and a large upstairs dining space. Neon and bright signage

biggie smalls kbabs windsor

MELBOURNE | Biggie Smalls Kbabs is one of our favourite spots for a kebab, be it the Collingwood original or the food truck which pops up all over Melbourne. There’s now a second physical location at the Windsor end of Chapel Street, which pumps out Shane ia’s kebabs with a

curly whiskers brighton

MELBOURNE | Curly Whiskers is a French bistro and creperie in Brighton that aims to bring to Melbourne a slice of Paris. Owners Rosalin & Oliver Virnik fell in love with Paris and French cuisine while on their honeymoon, and dreamed about opening their own French food venue for over

rustica rialto melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Rustica Rialto has opened at the foot of the newly refurbished Rialto Towers atrium, and joins its Fitzroy and Hawthorn siblings in dishing up some of the best cafe breakfasts, lunches, and pastries in Melbourne. Given its location, this one’s aimed more at the nearby office crowd and

box hill central asian food

MELBOURNE | Box Hill Central is an exciting melting pot of food, fresh produce, culture, and more food. A popular destination for the local Asian population due to the abundance of Asian grocery stores and eateries, it is now becoming a hub that attracts all cultures and backgrounds thanks to

mary miller fitzroy north

MELBOURNE | Tucked away in Fitzroy North’s residential streets, a stone’s throw away from the primary school, is Mary Miller café. Previously known as Me & Julio, the corner shop was purchased by Marie Macheras and received a face lift and menu revamp. Now fit to turn out babycinos and

abesha restaurant footscray

MELBOURNE | Abesha Restaurant Footscray is a great place for Melburnians who are looking for Ethiopian food, whether its a first experience of the cuisine or not. The space is simple, with a few tables and seats, and Ethiopian music playing through the speakers. An assortment of decorations and posters