2020 Melbourne Readers' Choice Awards

Discover the beauty of award-winning Forest Edge Restaurant on Gembrook-Launching Place Road in the picturesque Yarra Ranges. Just a 50-minute drive from Melbourne's CBD, guests are treated to breatht...
"Beautiful atmosphere amazing food"
Mykonos Taverna

Mykonos Taverna

Greek   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:00:PM

Oakleigh

Save yourself the airfare and head to Portman Street in Oakleigh to discover a slice of the Greek Islands at Mykonos Taverna. Take a seat in the newly renovated dining area and be convinced you are sh...
Elichi

Elichi

Indian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:30:PM

Black Rock

12 Chef Hat Award
For modern Indian cuisine that is second to naan, Black Rock diners head to Elichi on Bluff Road. Meaning cardamom in Indian, this sister restaurant to Babu Ji in St Kilda and Hawthorn's Piquancy, roc...
Kekou

Kekou

Asian   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:00:PM

Richmond

12 Chef Hat Award
What started as a boat trip through Asia to discover hidden food gems has culminated into a craft beer and foodie heaven known as Kekou, on Bridge Road in Richmond's trendy dining strip. Rocking a lig...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Turkish"
Yagiz

Yagiz

Turkish   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

South Yarra

12 Chef Hat Award
A tantalising fusion of Turkish cuisine comes together at Yagiz on Toorak Road in South Yarra. This unpretentious restaurant adopts a philosophy of fine food without fuss, served in casually elegant s...
South Of The Wall

South Of The Wall

Mexican   $$$$$   Opens Tue 4:00:PM

Richmond

Richmond amigos say hola to Mexican fare and margaritas at South Of The Wall on Cremorne Street. This fun, funky cocktail bar and restaurant oozes a laidback vibe, with worn brick walls adorned with c...

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Wolfe & Molone

Wolfe & Molone

International   $$$$$   Opens Tue 4:00:PM

Bentleigh

Residing on the corner of Centre Road in Melbourne’s suburb of Bentleigh is modern wine bar, Wolfe & Molone. Find an ambient dining space which has been designed around an open-air kitchen and bar, st...
"Not your average steakhouse."
Rare Steakhouse Downtown

Rare Steakhouse Downtown

Steak   $$$$$   Opens Tue 12:00:PM

Melbourne CBD

Residing on King Street in downtown Melbourne City, sits Rare Steakhouse - the third sister establishment to the brand, now also offering locations on Little Collins Street and Goldie Place. Not just ...
A space to gather, celebrate, eat, connect and relax, Casa 305 on Maroondah Highway in Ringwood will have you walking away with a smile on your face. This café by day and restaurant by night has been ...
Kalimera Souvlaki Art

Kalimera Souvlaki Art

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Oakleigh

When made properly, souvlaki is a thing to be admired and few follow this practice as well as Kalimera Souvlaki Art, an Oakleigh eatery that has patrons lining up from near and far. Running the length...
"Best City Views in Melbourne"
Loop Roof & Loop Top

Loop Roof & Loop Top

   Opens at 4:00:PM

Melbourne CBD

Those looking for funky, yet sophisticated rooftop drinking with luscious gardens, panoramic city views and creative cocktails head to Loop Roof & Loop Top on Meyers Place in Melbourne. Hard on the he...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Vietnamese"
QT Kitchen

QT Kitchen

Vietnamese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 5:00:PM

Glen Iris

Melbourne foodies are flocking to modern Vietnamese restaurant QT Kitchen on High Street in Glen Iris. This trendy eatery is chic and stylish with hanging low lights and neon signs adding a quirky tou...
"Readers' Choice Award - Coffee"
Cocoa Moon Cafe

Cocoa Moon Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 8:00:AM

Warrandyte

Just as magical as it sounds, Cocoa Moon Cafe in Warrandyte is where sweet dreams are made – both proverbially and literally. Cosy and contemporary in design, this charming cafe takes away your worrie...
Ocha

Ocha

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens Tue 12:00:PM

Hawthorn

Opening in 1994 in Kew and operating as a small restaurant seating just 30 guests, Ocha gained a loyal following and eventually moved to the refurbished Bee Hive complex in Hawthorn, providing artisan...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Irish"
Melbourne's longest standing authentic Irish pub, P.J.O'Brien's Melbourne is a favourite destination for locals and visitors alike. Whether looking for a quiet beer, comforting meal or after-work drin...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Italian"
There’s so much more than pizza on offer at Bay Beach Pizza & Pasta in Port Melbourne. Cosily located on Bay Street, diners can sit alfresco and soak up warming rays under red market umbrellas, or din...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Enjoy a chilled glass of wine and fine fare overlooking the beautiful vineyard and waterfall at Russo Estate Winery & Restaurant on Holden Road in Diggers Rest. This elegant family-owned establishment...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
South American flavours and the warmth of home await diners at ONDA Bar & Eatery on Bridge Road in Richmond. Meaning vibes in Spanish, ONDA fuses good energy with soulful food in trendy surrounds of p...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Winner"
Gin Palace

Gin Palace

   Opens at 4:00:PM

Melbourne CBD

Trendy Melburnians head to late night cocktail bar and inner-city laneway institution, the Gin Palace on Russell Place for after-work drinks made with all things juniper. Take a seat in the Palace’s h...
Already at the height of Melbourne’s dining scene, Vue de Monde has raised itself even higher, to level 55 of the iconic Rialto. Rest assured, though, that Shannon Bennett’s distinctively imaginative...