• Guide

    The 33 Best Restaurants for Group Bookings in Melbourne

    These spots are large (and rowdy) enough to host all your mates for dinner.

  • Guide

    The 17 Best Bars for Dancing in Melbourne

    Forget about the week that was and cut some shapes on these tried and tested Melbourne dance floors.

  • News

    Josh and Julie Niland's Saint Peter Is the Only Australian Eatery on 2024's World's Top 50 Restaurants Longlist

    The Sydney seafood favourite is no stranger to accolades, and picks up some new global recognition before moving into new digs in July.

  • News

    Le Martini Is the World's First-Ever Grey Goose Martini Bar — and It's Pouring Cocktails in Melbourne

    Whether you like your martini shaken, stirred, dry or wet, you'll find it on the menu at this 34-seat cocktail spot.

  • News

    Coming Soon: Grazeland's El Taco Team Is Running the Kitchens at Hotel Mexico and Bar Mexico

    The sites that formerly held Preston's Northside Food Hall and Yarraville's The Mersh will soon house big new Mexican diners.

  • News

    Now Open: Farro Has Brought Its Spelt Pasta and Sourdough Pizza to Moonee Ponds with Its Seventh Melbourne Outpost

    Woodfired pizzas, handmade pasta and a huge selection of vegan options are on offer at this new Italian diner on Puckle Street.

Latest Openings
  • Bar

    Greenhart Camberwell

    1226 Toorak Road, Camberwell

    This Melbourne wine bar is straying away from the usual European influences, instead showing how contemporary Asian food and Australian wines can be a perfect pairing.

  • Restaurant

    Tawooq

    109 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

    Tawooq is slinging loaded Lebanese sandwiches and wraps in Brunswick East — all for under $15.

  • Restaurant

    Woo399 Korean BBQ Restaurant

    399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

    Pick your meat from the fridge, pay at the counter and then cook up your own personalised KBBQ feast.

  • Restaurant

    p r o v a

    822 High Street, Thornbury

    Come Friday and Saturday evenings, Pastificio Sandro transforms from an Italian grocer specialising in fresh pasta into a hidden restaurant.

  • Restaurant

    Hotel Lona

    473 Nepean Highway, Frankston

    A two-level venue with a restaurant, public bar and rooftop in one of Frankston’s oldest buildings.

  • Bar

    Oliver's Corner

    Davey Street, Frankston

    A waterside restaurant and bar right on Frankston Beach.

  • Bar

    Greenhart Camberwell

    1226 Toorak Road, Camberwell

    This Melbourne wine bar is straying away from the usual European influences, instead showing how contemporary Asian food and Australian wines can be a perfect pairing.

  • Bar

    Dutch Rules Distilling Co.

    586 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham

    The gins here hero spices that originate from Sri Lanka, Malaysia and other spice islands.

  • Bar

    Oliver's Corner

    Davey Street, Frankston

    A waterside restaurant and bar right on Frankston Beach.

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    CDMX Brunswick East

    315 Lygon Street, Brunswick East

    It's best known for its birria tacos, but CDMX is also home to some of the best Mexican food in Melbourne.

  • Bar

    Santana Rooftop

    169 Melbourne Place, Melbourne

    Follow the glow from red neon lights to find this moody, winter-friendly rooftop bar in Melbourne's CBD.

  • Bar

    Mill Place Merchants

    2 Mill Place, Melbourne

    If you're feeling mysterious, dark and moody, this speakeasy bar might be the perfect place to brood. That's if you can find it.

  • News

    New Matildas Documentary 'Trailblazers' Will Hit Stan in June — and It Has a Trailer Filled with Familiar Faces

    Mary Fowler, Sam Kerr, Steph Catley, Ellie Carpenter, Katrina Gorry and first-ever Matildas captain Julie Dolan all get chatting in this new doco.

  • News

    The Titanic Story Will Go on at This Big Exhibition with 200 Artefacts That's Coming to Australia

    After displaying in the US and UK, 'Titanic. The Human Story' will make its Aussie debut in Brisbane from July.

  • News

    Winona Ryder and Jenna Ortega Bring Back the Ghost with the Most in the Full 'Beetlejuice Beetlejuice' Trailer

    The Juice is loose again, complete with Michael Keaton getting ghoulish, with Tim Burton returning to his 1988 hit 36 years later.

  • News

    Ace: 'Challengers' Has Been Fast-Tracked to Streaming So You Can Watch the Spicy Tennis Drama on the Couch

    If you haven't made a cinema date with this Zendaya-, Josh O'Connor- and Mike Faist-starring movie yet, you can now also catch it at home.

  • News

    Start Thinking About Christmas: MSO Is Bringing 'Home Alone' Back to the Big Screen Again with a Live Soundtrack

    This isn't the first time that Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has relived this 90s Christmas classic with a live orchestral score — and we're sure it won't be the last.

  • News

    Your First Look at Liam Hemsworth as Geralt Is Here in the Debut Teaser for 'The Witcher' Season Four

    Netflix hasn't announced when the fantasy series will return yet, but this is what it will look like without Henry Cavill.

Featured Events
  • Event

    Free Wings at BEAST City

    Friday, May 24, 2024

    Beast City, Melbourne

    Head to the CBD diner to score up to six free Southern-fried chicken wings this Friday afternoon.

  • Event

    Nomu Saketen Sake Sessions

    Friday, May 17, 2024, Saturday, May 18, 2024, Friday, May 24, 2024 and Saturday, May 25, 2024 

    CBCB & ODFUB, Brunswick

    Sample small-batch sakes paired with light snacks in Brunswick every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Event

    Mates Rates and Cheese Plates

    Friday, May 24, 2024

    XM4, Saint Kilda

    Tuck into free fromage over cheap drinks.

  • Event

    Melbourne Design Week

    Thursday, May 23 - Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Various locations across Melbourne, Melbourne

    More than 300 exhibitions, installations, talks, tours and displays are filling the NGV and beyond with creativity for this design celebration's eighth year.

  • Event

    Not Natural — Science Gallery Melbourne

    Saturday, February 17 - Saturday, June 29, 2024

    Science Gallery Melbourne, Parkville

    Explore the boundary between natural and artificial at this free exhibit in University of Melbourne's Science Gallery.

  • Event

    A Night with Nelly Robinson for Vivid Sydney

    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    King Street Wharf, Sydney

    Celebrated chef Nelly Robinson will take over the kitchen of luxury superyacht The Jackson for a six-course degustation paired with stunning Harbour views.

  • Event

    Free Yum Cha at David's

    Saturday, March 16, 2024, Saturday, March 23, 2024, Saturday, March 30, 2024 and Saturday, April 6, 2024 

    David's, Prahran

    Free unlimited yum cha is up for grabs every Saturday arvo in Prahran for anyone named David.

  • Event

    Lunch & Linger at NOMAD

    Saturday, April 6, 2024, Sunday, April 7, 2024, Saturday, April 13, 2024 and Sunday, April 14, 2024 

    Nomad Melbourne, Melbourne

    Share a mezze platter full of NOMAD favourites, plus unlimited beer, wine and spritzes for 90 minutes.

  • Event

    The Fitzroy Mills

    Saturday, May 25, 2024

    The Fitzroy Mills, Fitzroy

    A new Fitzroy market showcase a top selection of local food producers each Saturday.

  • Event

    Burgundy vs Tasmania Wine Dinner

    Monday, May 20, 2024

    Pure South Dining, Southbank

    Sample five courses of fine Tasmanian produce paired with handpicked drops from both the famed French wine region and the Apple Isle.

  • Event

    Million Paws Walk

    Sunday, May 26, 2024

    Albert Park Lake, Albert Park

    Grab your pooch, pop on your sneakers and help raise money for animals in need.

  • Event

    Rocco's On Tour

    Sunday, May 19 and Sunday, May 26, 2024 

    Toorak Cellars, Armadale

    Rocco's will be slinging two of its most popular sandwiches at two southside pop-ups this month.

  • Event

    $5 Lamb Steak Kevabs

    Sunday, June 2, 2024

    Kevabs, Brunswick

    The Brunswick eatery is turning five this year, and is marking the occasion with a one-day discount on its new meat-free lamb wrap.

  • Event

    In Conversation with Amy Poehler

    Monday, May 27, 2024

    Sydney Opera House, Sydney

    Amy Poehler is coming to Australia to chat about 'Inside Out 2' and her exceptional career at Vivid Sydney.

  • News

    Breaking Ground: Work Has Finally Begun on Melbourne's Greenline Project Along the Yarra River's North Bank

    The first stage of construction is focusing on the new and improved Birrarung Marr Precinct.

  • News

    Six Brands to Shop From If You're Looking to Add Eco-Consciousness to Your Home

    These businesses are looking to bring a new level of sustainability to homes all over Australia.

  • News

    Lego's New 'Mona Lisa' Kit Will Let You Display Leonardo da Vinci's Masterpiece on Your Own Wall

    After turning 'The Starry Night' and 'The Great Wave' into plastic bricks, Lego is now giving another iconic painting the same treatment.

  • News

    Winter Wardrobe, Sorted: Aldi's Massive Snow Gear Sale Is Back for 2024 with Nothing Over $100

    Making a beeline to the middle aisle to rug up has become an Aussie tradition, and this year's sale includes everything from gloves to thermoboots.

  • News

    Chic Digs Alert: The Australian Interior Design Awards Have Unveiled 2024's Shortlisted Bars, Restaurants and Homes

    If you're looking for stunning hospitality, residential, workplace, retail and public settings around Australia, here's where you'll find them.

  • News

    Kmart Has Teamed Up with Dharug and Darkinjung Artist Kyralee Shields on a New Homewares Range

    The latest collection in the department store's First Nations program includes bedding, candles, servingware, candles, wall art and more.

Latest Guides
  • News

    Four Australian Cities Have Ranked in the Top 30 on the First-Ever Oxford Economics Global Index

    Melbourne came in at ninth spot, Sydney is in 16th, Perth ranked 23rd and Brisbane sits in 27th place — out of 1000 cities around the planet.

  • News

    Coming Soon: QT Is Opening the Chain's First Hotel Outside of Australia and New Zealand in Singapore

    From September 2024, you can check in at this 134-room Singapore hotel with a rooftop bar and pool right next to the Lau Pa Sat hawker centre.

  • News

    The Ten Best Day Spas in Melbourne

    Treat yourself to a Japanese-style massage, a bath overlooking the city or an incredibly opulent treatment paired with bottomless champagne at Melbourne's best day spas.

  • News

    Virgin Is Doing International Return Flights to and From Tokyo, Bali, Fiji and Queenstown with Prices From $315

    It's time to start planning that overseas winter getaway, with the airline also doing discounted fares to Samoa and Vanuatu.

  • News

    How to Spend 48 Hours in this Booming Beachside Melbourne Suburb

    This guide will take you from the sun-soaked seaside to hidden laneways and rooftop bars scattered all over Frankston.

  • News

    Get Ready for Matildas Mania, Again: Australia Is Hosting the 2026 Women's Asian Cup

    You'll be able to check out the football action in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia when 12 nations take to the field.

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