Australian Open | Melbourne Restaurants

Where to Find a Great Meal in Melbourne


  :: Grossi Florentino ::

Grossi Florentino is Melbourne’s Quintessential Italian Restaurant. With a colorful history that spans more than a century in the exciting Bourke Hill Precinct; its iconic reputation has been built over time as it has contributed to Australia’s cultural and food scene. Whether it is high end dining in the formal Restaurant at the top of the stairs the bustle of the stylish Grill or the café society of the Cellar Bar, quality is the order of the day in this exciting venue.

80 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria Australia 3000

  :: Il Solito Posto ::

Il Solito Posto appeals to every sense… a warm aesthetic that combines a sophisticated style with the welcoming ambience of a bistro and restaurant that prides itself on its menu, the wine list and the friendly helpful staff.

Basement, 113 Collins Street (entry on George Parade) Melbourne Vic 3000
+61 3 9654 4466

  :: Il Bacaro ::

Romantic and intimate, Il Bacaro is a quintessential Melbourne dining experience. An icon for 10 years now, this restaurant features modern Italian cuisine using impeccable ingredients, first-class service and an impressive wine list.

168 Little Collins St Melbourne 3000
(03) 9654 6778

  :: The Italian ::

The Italian has slipped into Collins Street with all the style you would expect from suave Roman in Melbourne. Guests at The “new” Italian restaurant will still enjoy simple Italian food, while drinking the finest selection of Australian and international wines.

101 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 9654 9499


   :: The Botanical ::

Both a place for lunch and dinner, this restaurant has one of the best steaks in the entire region and has quite the wine selection to go with it.

69 Domain Road South Yarra, Victoria 3141 Australia
+613 9820 7888

   :: Mrs. Parma’s ::

Mrs Parma's is a good-humored Victorian beer bar with lots of special microbrewery choices and beer’s best friend, the parma, in many variations. This Melbourne restaurant offers simple pub food in a good-humored atmosphere.

25 Little Bourke St Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 9639 2269

   :: Phoenix Bar ::

Phoenix Bar is an up market bar and bistro, with balls of light that drop from the ceiling, zebra print carpet, comfy couches and a clever design that gives off a feeling of intimacy despite its wide open space. On weekends DJs spin their tunes at this Melbourne restaurant, adding to the funky ambience..

82 Flinders Street Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 9650 4976

   :: Rockpool Bar and Grill ::

Known to be one of Roger Federer’s places to eat, this establishment is best known for  its Wagyu beef and seafood dishes. Also within the restaurant, they pride themselves to offer organic produce.

Crown Complex Southbank Victoria 3006 Australia
+61 3 8648 1900


  :: Cafe La ::

Located on Level 35 with breathtaking views over Melbourne, Café La offers fresh modern Australian cuisine that is matched to an outstanding wine list and attentive service.


  :: Circa ::

Nestled within the 40-room boutique hotel of The Prince of Wales sits Circa. Not your average hotel restaurant, St Kilda's Circa is cool, glamorous and features an amazing wine list compliments of The Prince hotel and small but innovative menus.

2 Acland St, St Kilda, Victoria 3182 Australia

  :: Curve Restaurant ::

Curve Restaurant offers a delectable dining experience you’ll remember. Blending the zest of the Vibe brand with the beautiful facade and internal grandeur of an art deco heritage building, Curve restaurant is located on the corner of Little Collins and Spencer Streets in Melbourne and is worth a visit.

630 Little Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 9622 8888

  :: Treasury Restaurant and Bar ::

Few venues have married the concept of a magnificent heritage building with modernism and detail in the way that Treasury Restaurant and Bar has. This historic Melbourne landmark has been beautifully restored to its original opulence complemented with modern Australian cuisine, boutique quality wines and professional service.

394 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 9211 6699


  :: Ezard's ::

With the aim of serving great Modern Australian cuisine in a prime CBD location with sleek and elegant décor, Ezard’s provides service that is professional, yet still relaxed and friendly. At the base of the Adelphi Hotel, Ezard is one of Melbourne’s best restaurants – refined and understated, with exciting Asian-influenced food.

187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

  :: Flower Drum ::

The critics say this is Australia’s finest Chinese restaurant. If the three-month wait for a table is any indication, the punters think so too. Flower Drum Restaurant in Melbourne has had a fearsome reputation for years.

17 Market Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000


  :: Jacques Reymond ::

Using French techniques, chef Jacques Reymond has created Asian inspired dishes from Australian produce, and the result is numerous awards for quality and service of this restaurant. Feel like having a 5-course meal? This is your place.

78 Williams Rd Prahran VIC 3181

  :: Koko ::

The serene beauty of Japan has been recreated at Koko, one of Melbourne’s premier Japanese restaurants located at Crown, Southbank. Experience the mystique and tranquility of the water garden that takes pride of place in the stunning interior by internationally renowned designer Tony Chi. The restaurant features teppanyaki and á la carte tables, a sake bar and a sushi bar, as well as tatami and teppanyaki rooms, all overlooking the Yarra River and city skyline..

Level 3, Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street,, Southbank VIC 3006


  :: The Canary Club ::

After the success of Hairy Canary, sister restaurant extraordinaire, comes Canary Club, a Barcelona inspired tapas bar where the menu is simple and fresh and the cocktails oh-so cool. Split over two levels, the upstairs mezzanine level is designed for lounging with leather chocolate-colored day beds and an ambience of pure indulgence.

6 Melbourne Place, Melbourne VIC 3000
+61 3 9663 1983

  :: MoVida ::

Reservations are a must at this place with a good reason at that. Dining at MoVida you'll discover is relaxed and yet cheerfully determined to be both fun and creative. Where the evening's new dish was inspired by the produce and ingredients that came through the front door in the morning. This is the essence of the MoVida spirit.

1 Hosier Lane, Melbourne, 3000
(03) 9663 3038