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FOOD & DRINK

All the Melbourne Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs Taking Bookings From October 26 Onwards

The wait is, finally, almost over — parmas and pints are back on the table.
By Concrete Playground
October 13, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Food & Drink

    Welcome to Brunswick

    The inner north's fairy-lit, dog-friendly food truck park and beer garden.

  • Food & Drink

    400 Gradi Mornington

    Award-winning pizzas and Italian-inspired seafood specials from 400 Gradi's first beachside outpost.

  • Food & Drink

    Marko

    This environmentally-conscious lunch spot is serving up plant-based burgers, pitas and bowls developed by Embla and Etta's Charley Snadden-Wilson.

  • Food & Drink

    Mister Bianco

    An authentic Sicilian restaurant with a seasonal menu that fuses the traditional with the new.

  • Food & Drink

    Hope St Radio

    Roll into this lofty bar for natural wines, top-notch drinking snacks and live radio broadcasts.

  • Food & Drink

    Prince Public Bar

    The legendary venue is still one of the best spots in town to watch the world go by.

  • Food & Drink

    Vesper

    You'll find a secret bar, a courtyard and an ex-Vue de Monde chef at this Mediterranean bistro.

  • Food & Drink

    Mr Brownie

    A multi-level pub, Punjabi-style deli and rooftop bar run by chef-restaurateur Jessi Singh.

  • Food & Drink

    Firebird

    Prahran's flame-driven Vietnamese restaurant from the Hanoi Hannah team offers smoke aplenty, across both the food menu and cocktail list.

  • Food & Drink

    Henry Sugar

    Rathdowne Street's neighbourhood bar doing inventive food and delicate desserts.

  • Food & Drink

    Panda Hot Pot

    The former Dracula's site is now home to an international sichuan hot pot chain.

  • Food & Drink

    Piccolino

    You can get spaghetti bolognese in a bread bowl at this Fitzroy North spot.

  • Food & Drink

    Lagotto

    A sun-lit Italian corner spot open from morning till night.

  • Food & Drink

    Moon Dog World

    This giant, very OTT brewery bar is like a boozy theme park you'll never want to leave.

  • Food & Drink

    Pepe's Italian & Liquor

    You'll find cheesy bowls of gnocchi, meatball pizza and giant sundaes at this 1930s New York-Inspired Italo-American joint on Exhibition Street.

  • Food & Drink

    Byrdi

    This new CBD cocktail haven comes from minds behind one of the world's best bars.

  • Food & Drink

    Moon Dog OG

    The Melbourne brewing powerhouse started out life in this Abbotsford warehouse — it's worth a visit for a couple of beers and some pizza.

  • Food & Drink

    Marameo

    A CBD Italian diner with a laneway terrace, house-made pasta and many spritzes.

  • Food & Drink

    Katori

    This Box Hill restaurant, bar and grill is serving up traditional Japanese yakiniku.

  • Food & Drink

    Bouvier Bar

    A moody bar on Lygon Street serving classic cocktails and tapas-style bites.

  • Food & Drink

    Bar Margaux

    A CBD basement bar serving up French bistro food and cocktails until 5am.

  • Food & Drink

    Bambu Asian Eating House

    A great spot to refuel after a busy day of shopping.

  • Food & Drink

    Cucinetta

    This cosy South Yarra kitchen specialises in pillowy gnocchi and cheese wheel pasta.

  • Food & Drink

    El Camino Cantina

    Fitzroy's colourful Tex-Mex joint with giant cocktails from the Rockpool Dining Group.

  • Food & Drink

    Daughter In Law

    Jessi Singh's rule-breaking Indian restaurant has naan pizza and 70s Bollywood tunes.

  • Food & Drink

    Giro d'Italia

    This Carlton North restaurant takes you on a tour of Italy with made-to-order tortelli and fluffy tiramisu.

  • Food & Drink

    Elwood Bathers

    This all-day diner is located right on Elwood Beach.

  • Food & Drink

    King & Godfree

    The 135-year-old institution has been reborn as a three-level Italian food mecca.

  • Food & Drink

    Future Future

    This little Richmond eatery is slinging meatball katsu-sandos, donburi bowls, cocktails and rare Japanese sake.

  • Food & Drink

    Builders Arms Hotel

    Andrew McConnell's refined pub offers British-inflected fare, a strong wine selection and a lovely little courtyard.

  • Food & Drink

    Horn Please

    Rule-breaking Indian fare in North Fitzroy.

  • Food & Drink

    Common Man

    There's nothing common about this pub, from an ice-skating rink to raging fire pit, it's full of surprises.

  • Food & Drink

    Congress

    You'll find everything from 6.30am coffee to late-night sangas at this Collingwood wine bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Mjolner

    Melbourne's Thor-inspired bar and restaurant riffs on the feasting halls of Valhalla.

  • Food & Drink

    Innocent Bystander

    The Yarra Valley winemaker's Healesville venue is part cellar door, part pumping wine bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Ryne

    Acclaimed chef Donovan Cooke is offering up a modern riff on classic French flavours.

  • Food & Drink

    Bang Bang at the Rifle Club

    An all-day Asian fusion eatery at the old Caulfield Rifle Club.

  • Food & Drink

    Napier Quarter

    A small all-day cafe and wine bar winning locals over in the backstreets of Fitzroy.

  • Food & Drink

    Pontoon

    The Stokehouse Precinct's casual beachside bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Stokehouse

    After a devastating fire, Stokehouse has made its comeback — and it's here to stay.

  • Food & Drink

    Fancy Hank's

    A two-storey barbecue joint complete with its own rooftop bar.

  • Food & Drink

    Noisy Ritual

    Brunswick East has a boozy new destination.

  • Food & Drink

    Welcome to Thornbury

    A permanent food truck park boasting a rotating menu of street food snacks.

  • Food & Drink

    Copper Pot Seddon

    A pan-European menu that inexplicably works exquisitely.

  • Food & Drink

    Hochi Mama

    This Vietnamese mama packs a real punch.

  • Food & Drink

    Amaru

    Intimate degustation dining from an ex-Vue de Monde chef.

  • Food & Drink

    Embla

    Raise a glass to Melbourne’s wine bar renaissance.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rainbow Hotel

    Toast your outsides by the fireplace, while warming your insides with any of 100 different beers.

  • Food & Drink

    Bahari

    Modern Greek food fit for traditional full-to-the-brim feasting.

  • Food & Drink

    Delhi Streets

    Indian street food for fly-by snacking or full-on feasting.

  • Food & Drink

    Tokyo Tina

    The third sister has been born, and she brings a Japanese edge to the family.

  • Food & Drink

    The Retreat

    A beer garden retreat in the heart of Brunswick.

  • Food & Drink

    College Lawn Hotel

    Relax on the astroturf and enjoy cheap pub grub along with ice-cold beers at this no-frills local.

  • Food & Drink

    The Standard

    The bar offers a comforting retro vibe while outside is a breezy little oasis that's well worth the search.

  • Food & Drink

    The Emerson

    One of the best rooftops south of the river.

  • Food & Drink

    Cutler & Co.

    Fine dining at one of the best restaurants in the country.

  • Food & Drink

    Supernormal

    Lobster rolls and karaoke, together at last.

  • Food & Drink

    400 Gradi

    Some of the city’s — and in fact, the world’s — best pizza.

  • Food & Drink

    Movida Aqui

    Tapas and sherry from the best.

  • Food & Drink

    Feast of Merit

    Sip coffee and tuck into Middle Eastern fare with a clear conscience.

  • Food & Drink

    Bellota Wine Bar

    Hark back to the golden age of food and drink with South Melbourne's Bellota.

  • Food & Drink

    Anada

    Tapas, tap wine and a sexy interior.

  • Food & Drink

    The Everleigh

    Experience the hedonistic pleasures of the 1920s in Fitzroy's hidden cocktail den.

  • Food & Drink

    MoVida

    Tucked away in stencil-drenched Hosier Lane, MoVida offers a grazing extravaganza in an enchanting room akin to what you'd actually get in downtown Barcelona.

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