2021 Melbourne Readers' Choice Awards

"Beautiful atmosphere amazing food"
Mykonos Taverna

Mykonos Taverna

Greek   $$$$$   Opens at 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...
Roti Boti Indian Restaurant

Roti Boti Indian Restaurant

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Hampton

To enjoy a feast of classic flavours in surrounds of timeless style, take a trip to Roti Boti Indian Restaurant in Hampton. From the stained-glass windows lining the entrance to sheer curtains gathere...
Drink and dine on the banks of the Yarra River in Southbank at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room. Resonating with sleek sophistication, a contemporary design incorporates raw steel and stone, natural timbers a...
Captain Baxter

Captain Baxter

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

St Kilda

Sit back, put your sunnies on and feel the sea breeze at Captain Baxter in St Kilda. This iconic destination in the Sea Baths Complex has been Melbourne's go-to venue for lunch under the sun, drinks a...
"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...
South Of The Wall

South Of The Wall

Mexican   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00: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...
"Not your average steakhouse."
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 ...
Iron River Bar & Grill

Iron River Bar & Grill

American   $$$$$   Opens at 4:00:PM

Frankston

Chow down on American fare with flare without leaving Frankston at Iron River Bar & Grill on Nepean Highway. Take a load off with a Tennessee Iced Tea and chill out in rustic surrounds of distressed t...
"Readers' Choice Award - Coffee"
Cocoa Moon Cafe

Cocoa Moon Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Open Now

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 on Yarra Street takes ...
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...
Izakaya Jiro

Izakaya Jiro

Japanese   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Hawthorn

For sake and Japanese bites dished out in cool urban style, take to Izakaya Jiro on Glenferrie Road. Said to be popular among Hawthorn locals, Izakaya Jiro personifies eclectic Tokyo chic where giant ...
Imagine walking down the bustling streets of gay Paris munching on a beautifully crafted éclair, or box of macarons…now you just have to visit Sucre Du Jour on Burke Road in Camberwell for all your se...
Add a little fire to your next Melbourne city dining experience at Bornga, a dynamic Korean fusion restaurant on Lonsdale Street. With funky extractor fans over each table and a moody setting of rich ...
Watch the sun set over the Melbourne Star observation wheel and city skyline while sipping a cocktail at Sassy X on Dryburgh Street. This hot West Melbourne venue boasts a stunning marble and timber f...
"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...
Chibog

Chibog

Filipino   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

West Footscray

Modern Filipino fare with flair awaits West Footscray foodies at Chibog on Barkley Street. Boasting a sleek, neon-lit space with leather banquettes, bar seating and an industrial mix of concrete, stee...
"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...
Bucatini

Bucatini

Mediterranean   $$$$$   Opens at 12:00:PM

Mitcham

Discover Bucatini Restaurant and Bar’s warm hospitality and sumptuous Italian cuisine, fronting Mitcham’s Whitehorse Road. Friendly, professional staff invite diners to relax in a room of black and wh...
Fish Tank

Fish Tank

Seafood   $$$$$   Open Now

Brighton

Lucky Brighton is blessed with not only the beach, but also Fish Tank, up there among Melbourne’s finest fish and chipperies. This ever-popular eatery on Church Street offers a healthy alternative to ...
Tahina Bar Northcote

Tahina Bar Northcote

Israeli   $$$$$   Open Now

Northcote

Inspired by Israeli street food with a gourmet twist, Tahina Bar on High Street in Northcote gives new meaning to the concept of fast food. A casual vibe of painted exposed brick and cream walls, high...