Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
roving marrow carlton review

Open in mid-2015, The Roving Marrow Carlton is the latest incarnation of the Hotel Astor dining area at the site that was the home to Carlton establishment Percy’s Bar and Bistro until mid-2014. The loss of yet another of the traditional pubs in the inner-north was lamented by many and continues the trend of long-established venues such

kustom burgers thornbury review

The northern suburbs of Melbourne have been flooded by burger restaurants in recent years, so the competition is fierce and the bar has been set high. It was therefore with interest when during one of our recent drinking adventures the crew at The City Lane came across Kustom Burgers Thornbury, which is

lulo tapas & wine bar hawthorn review

Lulo Tapas & Wine Bar Hawthorn is a South American-themed eatery that The City Lane was invited to visit. Inside, the restaurant is clean and minimalist with just a few dressings adorning the walls, but the venue is quick to acknowledge its roots, with a very clear Spanish influence in what is

wilo pizza richmond review

Wilo Pizza Richmond is a new addition to the take away scene. Located on Church Street near the intersection with Swan Street this little pizza place will fill the void if you feel like a takeaway pizza that delivers on quality and taste. I have to be honest, I’m a bit of

stoke bar + kitchen melbourne review stokehouse

Stoke Bar + Kitchen Melbourne is the newly transformed downstairs area of Stokehouse in Melbourne’s CBD. Most of us are well aware for the horrible incident that occurred at Stokehouse St Kilda, the sea side landmark which was destroyed by fire. A few months later Stokehouse reopened on Albert Place near

royal saxon richmond review

Royal Saxon Richmond is ostensibly a gastropub, and when you walk through the establishment it’s all very textbook. Sleek lines, a bit of exposed brick here and there and metal finishing – not quite rustic, not quite industrial. The spot is popular with the after work crowd and on a

din tai fung melbourne

Din Tai Fung Melbourne Emporium has opened, and is the world famous dumpling chain’s first foray into the Melbourne market. We were invited to the launch and weren’t going to say no, given our love for dumplings. Ever since Dendy Harjanto opened Australia’s first Din Tai Fung in Sydney in 2008,

Tukk & Co Docklands review

A common lament of people working in or visiting the Docklands precinct of Melbourne has been the ‘soulless’ feel of the area. Despite the opening of many large corporate offices in the area, the continual increase in the number of apartments being built, and the associated increase in people in the

broadsheet restaurant melbourne review

So, Broadsheet have opened The Broadsheet Restaurant, an 8 week popup on Gertrude Street in Fitzroy. Reactions on social media have been as expected, ranging from “OMFG, totes amazeballs” to declarations that the end of the world is nigh. The truth, well as is often the case the truth lies

brother burger south yarra

Brother Burger and the Marvellous Brew opened in Fitzroy in 2012 and with its combination of 100% wagyu burger patties, the immersive feel of the open kitchen and a rotating craft beer range, quickly became my favourite place to get a burger in Melbourne. When Brother Burger announced that they were