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Melbourne City Guide

Welcome to our Melbourne City Guide. Melbourne is our home base, and what can we say other than we love it here. The cultural, culinary, and sporting capital of Australia provides no shortage of opportunities for locals and visitors alike to have a great time, and we’re privileged to call this city home.We’re always out and about, looking for the best that this city has to offer, and we’re happy to share our knowledge with you right here.

BE A LOCAL

Wouldn’t it be nice to know a local in every city you visited? A person who knows all the best places to eat and drink in town, the city’s hidden gems, and those off the beaten path things to do? Well that’s what we’re here for. We’ve done all the hard work for you, to help you dive right into exploring the world’s best cities like a local.

EAT

Atiyah, Melbourne CBD

MELBOURNE | Atiyah is a Lebanese street food kiosk which opened in October last year in Fed Square. What makes Atiyah unique, is that...

Code Black Coffee, Southbank

MELBOURNE | A question that I get asked a lot, unsurprisingly given Melbourne's global reputation as a coffee lover's paradise, is where to find...

Parce, Melbourne CBD (Online)

MELBOURNE | Parce is a new Melbourne arepa delivery business just launched by Bogota born and raised pastry chef Manuel Rubio. As is the...

Chae, Brunswick

MELBOURNE | They say that good things come to those who wait, and in this case I have to agree. After my February and...

Hope St Radio, Collingwood

MELBOURNE | One of my favourite new spots in Melbourne is Collingwood's Hope St Radio. It's the permanent home of the community radio station...

DRINK

Deeds Brewing, Glen Iris

MELBOURNE | The new Deeds Brewing taproom has opened, after council and permit delays, then 2020, thwarted their multiple attempts to get this thing...

1806, Melbourne CBD

MELBOURNE | Just before lockdown, I was treated to a wonderful night at small bar 1806 by owners Tracy and Vig Sivakumar. The duo...

Glou, Collingwood

MELBOURNE | Being a regular at Beermash and Above Board, I noticed Glou as soon as it opened next door on Smith Street late...

Valhalla, Melbourne CBD

MELBOURNE | I was recently invited to Valhalla, the new basement bar located in the Work Club's Olderfleet location on Collins Street. It's a...

Rascal, Brunswick

MELBOURNE | I first discovered Rascal during Melbourne's extended lockdown 2.0. At the time, it was operating as a bottle shop, rather than the...

DO

Free To Feed, Fitzroy North

MELBOURNE | What a joy it was to attend the launch of Free To Feed's beautiful new Clifton Hill home on Thursday. Its next...

Ocean 12, Southbank

MELBOURNE | Ocean 12 is a whiskey, tapas, cigar, and karaoke bar, and from the moment you walk out of the escalator into space...

Cruising The Yarra With On A Boat

MELBOURNE | On A Boat offer a variety of options for people to enjoy a boat ride through Melbourne's Yarra River. You can skipper...

Afternoon Tea At The Hotel Windsor

MELBOURNE | The Hotel Windsor has been serving afternoon tea since 1883, and the tradition is as popular today as it's ever been. Held...

Fitzroy Mills Market, Fitzroy

MELBOURNE | The Fitzroy Mills Market bills itself as a weekly "health and wellness market" and each Saturday between 9:00am and 2:00pm the market...

SHOP

Glou, Collingwood

MELBOURNE | Being a regular at Beermash and Above Board, I noticed Glou as soon as it opened next door on Smith Street late...

Oasis, Fairfield

MELBOURNE | I enjoyed a Lebanese breakfast the other day at Oasis Fairfield. It’s a favourite that I've been meaning to get back to...

Made In Melbourne Coffee Collective, Melbourne (Online)

MELBOURNE | Made In Melbourne Coffee Collective is a business started by Wesley Lim, who knows a thing or two about coffee and Melbourne's hospitality...

Royal Nut Company, Brunswick

MELBOURNE | Royal Nut Company is a family run business that's been selling wholesale nuts to locals for over 30 years. In that time,...

Maker & Monger, South Yarra

MELBOURNE | Cheese lovers of Melbourne rejoice! After operating as a food cart in Prahran Market's Grand Hall since 2015, cheese maestros Maker &...

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