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cafe amba south yarra review

MELBOURNE | Cafe Amba is located on bustling Chapel Street in South Yarra’s shopping precinct and have recently launched a new winter menu which The City Lane was invited to try. The light timber interior is fitted out with hanging greenery, exposed brick and statement metallic gold lighting, giving Cafe

sabai richmond review

MELBOURNE | Sabai Richmond is a Thai restaurant that serves up classically inspired, creative Thai food. It’s run by husband and wife duo Manpreet Singh and Sumalee Sae-tang. Manpreet runs front of house while Sumalee runs the kitchen. The space is simple and neat – wood floors and plastered walls with artwork

amok restaurant windsor review

MELBOURNE | Located on bustling Chapel Street in Windsor, Amok Restaurant prides itself on sourcing the best quality Australian produce and fusing it with Cambodian spices and ingredients. The word ‘Amok’ represents a traditional Cambodian dish with curried fish coated in thick coconut milk with kroeung, steamed or baked in

mukka fiztroy review

MELBOURNE | Mukka Fitzroy is a relative newcomer to Melbourne’s Indian food scene, having opened at the end of 2015. It’s been operating under the radar but slowly word has been getting out that Mukka is a place that lovers of good Indian food want to visit. The City Lane was

saint barry surrey hills review

MELBOURNE | Saint Barry Surrey Hills is a venue that aims to bring the kind of dining usually associated with Melbourne’s trendy inner city suburbs to a part of town less associated with it. The natural sunlight bathed Adele Bates interior is modern, striking a nice balance between sleek and

australian drinks festival 2016

MELBOURNE | Do you like drinks? Do you like festivals? If the answer is yes, which I’m sure it is, then the Australian Drinks Festival has you covered. Taking place at Carlton’s Royal Exhibition Building on 16 and 17 July, the festival is a celebration of all things boozy, combining

prospect bagels melbourne review

MELBOURNE | Prospect Bagels have a simple proposition – to bring proper New York style bagels to Melbourne. It’s always been hard to get proper bagels in Melbourne and while things have improved in recent years there’s still space in the market for new players who want to give it

hellenic hotel williamstown review

MELBOURNE | Hellenic Hotel Williamstown is the newest restaurant from George Calombaris and, after 2 years in the making, has finally opened. Taking over the space formerly occupied by the Hobsons Bay Hotel, this branch of Hellenic Republic has completely transformed the space. Most of the roof that separated the

son of a pizzaiolo thornbury review

MELBOURNE | Son Of A Pizzaiolo Thornbury is the baby of brothers Frank and Roque Romano who, as the name suggests, have a passion for pizza. What’s not evident from the name however, is that the menu at Son of a Pizzaiolo is about a lot more than just pizza. Along

austins mt erica prahran review

MELBOURNE | The historic Mt Erica Hotel Prahran has been revamped, and is now home to Austin’s, a Spanish and Mediterranean inspired restaurant and bar. Named after the head chef Sunny Gilbert’s son, Austin’s uses locally sourced, seasonal ingredients to create innovative shared tapas dishes and daily specials. The City