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23-25 Toorak Road, South Yarra
You'll find a secret bar, a courtyard and an ex-Vue de Monde chef at this Mediterranean bistro.
Bio by DOC
312 Drummond Street, Carlton
The DOC team's latest opening is serving up creative pasta dishes, spuntini and even a tiramisu — all of it done without meat or gluten.
Gimlet at Cavendish House
33 Russell Street, Melbourne
Andrew McConnell's elegant new cocktail bar and European bistro serves up caviar, champagne and truffles aplenty.
88 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
This new Flinders Lane wine bar from Jessi Singh specialises in Indian snacks, juicy cocktails and cheap lunchtime thalis.
Casa N.O.M Bar y Restaurante
110 Greville Street, Prahran
A mezcal bar with a broad-ranging Latin American snack menu in Prahran.
300 Smith Street, Collingwood
Chef Scott Pickett's Collingwood pasta bar with spanner crab lasagne, squid ink linguine and a 120-strong wine list.
Slice Shop Pizza
101 Nicholson Street, Footscray
Footscray's corner store slinging New York-style pizza by the pie or slice.
Dragon Hot Pot Russell Street
213 Russell Street, Melbourne
This Malatang hot pot chain's CBD outpost is open 24/7.
Di Stasio Citta
45 Spring Street, Melbourne
Part art gallery, party Italian restaurant, this CBD is the second outpost of St Kilda's Cafe Di Stasio.
164 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Pork rolls, hot dogs and crackling — yes, please.
447 Church Street, Richmond
Richmond's Great Britain Hotel has been transformed into an all-occasions pub with a dog-friendly beer garden and lots of barbecued meats.
Leonardo's Pizza Palace
29 Grattan Street, Carlton
Carlton's palatial home of Italo-American pizza and pasta from the team behind Leonard's House of Love.
Level 3, 263 Little Bourke Street , Melbourne
An affordable Southeast Asian eatery and bar with a covetable CBD rooftop.
54 Lygon Street, Brunswick East
A Lygon Street institution has been transformed into a sleek late-night Italian bar and eatery.
55 Lt Bourke Street, Melbourne
This CBD taqueria is completely gluten-free, very vegan and open till 3am every night.
44 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Sleek lines, warm smiles and impeccable stuzzichini.
203-205 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North
Acclaimed chef Donovan Cooke is offering up a modern riff on classic French flavours.
10 Bourke Street, Melbourne
This 24-hour CBD diner serves up burgers, steak and sticky date pudding at all hours of the day.
56 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Forget cheap banh mi. This new Vietnamese restaurant serves tuna tataki with cumquat, salted caramel fried ice cream and gin cocktails.
Arlechin - TEMPORARILY CLOSED
Mornane Place, Melbourne
Grossi Florentino's basement bar is serving snacks and cocktails until 3am every night.