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Enjoy dining at one of 206 Melbourne City restaurants with Bar listed here.
Select a restaurant in Melbourne City or expand your search to include restaurants in areas around Melbourne City. You can also refine your search by cuisine or price. Featured restaurants highlight some of the best restaurants throughout Melbourne City.
Melbourne City is in the Melbourne region. In Melbourne City, restaurants are as diverse as they are numerous, attracting people from surrounding areas. More restaurants can be found in suburbs around Melbourne City.
Check the restaurants listed here to see if there are any Award Winning Restaurants in Melbourne City. AGFG's Award Winning Restaurants are the result of careful deliberation. Inspectors appointed by AGFG dine anonymously. Numerous restaurants have been awarded Chef Hats throughout Australia.
The Australian Good Food Guide invites you to indulge your inner critic and vote for your favourite restaurant in Melbourne City. Today Australian chefs are widely regarded to be amongst the world's best. If you believe a restaurant in Melbourne City is deserving of recognition, you can vote for that restaurant in the AGFG Chef of the Year competition or simply leave a comment as a reader review.
Reader Reviews are a great way to find out what other passionate diners think about restaurants in Melbourne City. The views and opinions expressed in these reviews are those of individual readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of AGFG, it's directors, management, employees, contractors, consultants or agents.
Dining in Melbourne City can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Tipping is optional in restaurants, but none the less very much appreciated. If you are pleased with the service it is customary to leave a tip of 5-10%.
Every Melbourne City restaurant operates to their own opening and closing times but as a guide:
* We advise you check individual restaurant opening hours before visiting.
The crossed spoon and fork symbols are representative of the restaurants setting décor & style. These ratings are independent of the restaurants food rating. View the minimum requirements for each level of restaurant rating in Melbourne City and around Australia.
Facilities for restaurants in Melbourne City are listed using symbols. Note: Establishment s with the 'Disabled Access' symbol are establishments that have dedicated disabled facilities.
Prices are given for Restaurants in Melbourne City where ascertainable. Prices for each restaurant reflect a two course meal (entrée & main course) unless otherwise noted. These prices are approximations and variations may occur.
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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the restaurant descriptions and information contained on this website. Notwithstanding, restaurants in Melbourne City may change and prices may vary. Restaurants do not always perform consistently; menus are subject to change and Chef's can move. The dishes we have described may no longer be available when you visit. Whilst every effort has been made to keep the information on this site as accurate as possible, AGFG assumes no responsibility for errors, changes, omissions, inconveniences or incurred loss as a result of any inaccuracy. See our disclaimer
We hope our overview of restaurants in Melbourne City has been of assistance.
1Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, Sarti emerges as one of the city’s most exciting and inventive dining establishments. The main dining area oozes effortless Italia...
Father's Day Luncheon
2Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
With a colourful history spanning over a century, the Chef Hat awarded Grossi Florentino Restaurant, Grill & Cellar Bar has cont...
3Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Modern British fare meets Melbourne laneway chic at Papa Goose. Popular with the city crowd, the Flinders Lane establishment offers an exciting spin on British classi...
Functions & Events at Papa Goose!
19 Sep 16 to 31 Dec 17
4Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Translated as ‘God of wine’, Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar is the epitome of Venetian style in the heart of Melbourne. First opened in 1995, Il Bacaro is certainly no strange...
5Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Residing in King Street, in downtown Melbourne City, sits Rare Steakhouse, making for the third sister establishment to the brand, now offering locations on Lt C...
Celebrate Father's Day at Rare Steakhouse
14 Aug to 3 Sep
6Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
For a 180 degree view of Melbourne’s city skyline, Yarra River and Arts Precinct, journey to Taxi Kitchen in Federation Square’s Transport Hotel. Hosting cocktail e...
30 May 17 to 30 May 18
7Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
The cheeky younger sibling to Hairy Canary, Hairy Little Sista continues to hold its own as one of Melbourne’s hottest spots for a drink or bite in the city. ...
HAPPY HOUR Every Day!
2 Aug to 2 Oct
8Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Tucked down an inner city Melbourne laneway, Syracuse Restaurant and Bar evokes a wholly other time and place. The ornate archways, soaring ceilin...
9Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
With understated style and culinary influences from Australia and around the globe, Essence on Exhibition at the Melbourne Marriott Hotel captures the esse...
Fabulous Friday $20 Buffet
2 Jun to 1 Dec
10Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Italian by name and cosmopolitan by nature, Terra Rossa Restaurant & Bar feels quintessentially Melbourne. Soaked in both history and contemporary s...
Papa's Pizza Monday's
29 Mar to 31 Oct
11Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Heritage meets modern at The George on Collins in Melbourne’s CBD. Located in one of the city’s most iconic buildings, this refurbished all day restaurant ...
12Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
For hip Melbournians wanting a remix of Korean fare and live DJ music, head to Seoulja Boy on Bourke Street in the heart of the CBD. Eastern and Western flavours are...
2 Mar 17 to 2 Mar 18
13Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Located on Little Bourke Street with entry via Merritts Place, Scugnizzo Restaurant is warm, casually elegant, and offers a calm respite from the busy activity of Melb...
14Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Like all good things, a table at Mamasita is definitely worth waiting for, so follow the crowd to this Collins Street establishment. This hugely popular eatery has been...
Mamasita Gift Vouchers Available!
1 Mar 17 to 28 Feb 18
15Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
When looking for an after work drink and tasty fare, Melburnians drop into Network Public Bar & Pizzeria, located within Southern Cross Station on ...
16Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Situated on the promenade of the Yarra River, Riverside Teppanyaki is stylish Melbourne dining in equally stylish surrounds. Part of the Kobe Jones group, ...
NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH ON SUNDAYS
16 Jul to 31 Dec
17Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Amidst the riverside buzz of Melbourne’s WTC Wharf precinct, a relaxing, short stroll from the CBD, wanderers will find The Wharf Hotel. Stunning views of the Ya...
18Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Situated on the second floor of Melbourne’s Southgate promenade, Hophaus Bier Bar Grill offers the goods for Oktoberfest all year long. With an art deco a...
19Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Japanese cuisine unlike any you’ve had before is sophisticatedly served riverside by the unique and sophisticated Kobe Jones Melbourne. Diners arrive in dr...
NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH ON SUNDAY'S
20Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
When only the best will suffice, head to Collins Kitchen nestled inside the Grand Hyatt on Collins Street, where guests embark on a culinary journey like no othe...
High Tea in Style by Cristina Re
22 Mar 17 to 31 Mar 18
21Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Tucked in on the top floor of Curtin House, Mesa Verde puts a fresh spin on South American dining in Melbourne City. Fun and funky, Mesa’s dimly lit interior resonate...
22Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
When thoughts turn to steak, footsteps gravitate towards Squires Loft City Grill Room, secluded off Little Lonsdale Street in Melbourne’s CBD. Work...
Have An Upcoming Function Or Party?
14 Aug to 29 Sep
23Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Located in Melbourne’s magnificent old Port Authority Building, The Trust is a destination restaurant, bar and functions venue that has hosted many illustrious events....
Pasta Special + Wine
10 Aug to 5 Sep
24Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Offering an enticing range of modern Indian and Nepalese dishes, Nirankar Restaurant has been an enduring Melbourne favourite for more than two decades. Loca...
25Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Business meets pleasure at Heirloom, a handsome Izakaya and sake bar located in the heart of Melbourne on the city’s iconic Bourke Street. A near extravagant interior d...
26Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Take a stroll along Somerset Place in Melbourne’s city centre to discover hidden gem, Captains of Industry. An industrial meets vintage interior is styled w...
27Melbourne City Restaurants VIC
Take your place in the plush surrounds of George Calombaris’ Press Club – all sleek gold, tan and creamy luxury. Created in the smaller space adjoining the old pr...
Restaurants Melbourne City
When in Melbourne, step into Mao Please on Little Bourke Street and be immersed ...
Restaurants Melbourne City
Look to the skies to find Greek inspired cuisine in the heart of Melb...
Flemington locals meet friends for a morning coffee and tasty fare at Saint Lu...
Restaurants Malvern East
Those with a taste for adventure need only take to Nepal Dining Room to f...
Locals watch the world go by from The Butler’s Pantry on Wellington Roa...
Restaurants Glen Iris
A staple in Glen Iris for near on three decades, be sure to drop by Glen I...
Restaurants Melbourne City
Strolling along the trendy Melbourne hub of Flinders Street you’ll find pop...
Follow tantalising smells as they waft from Bar Doh, a wood fired pizzeria with a t...
Restaurants Port Melbourne
Experience an explosion of exotic flavours at Hanoi Mee Kitchen & B...
Seek out Brighton Soul Espresso early morning for a caffeine kick, o...
Restaurants Surrey Hills
Bringing a little inner-city pizzazz to Surrey Hills, enjoy stylish, flavoursom...
You may be forgiven into thinking that you have just landed in a Munich beer bar...
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