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Top Restaurants In Melbourne

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Melbourne restaurants

Restaurants are part and parcel of a thriving economy and Melbourne, Australia has its share of top restaurants and eateries to cater to the gastronomic cravings of its public. Melbourne the capital of State of Victoria is the second most populous city after Sydney. It is located in the natural bay known as Port Philip. Melbourne has been ranked the most livable cities. All the modern amenities and the interesting ‘lane culture’ is part of Melbourne’s attributes. Here are few of the top-notch, good restaurants in Melbourne.



The Point. Albert Park Lane- 

“There’s a real sense of strength and confidence at the Point, both in kitchen and front of the house” Michael Harden- The Age Epicure. It is the winner of Australia’s 2010 wine list of the year award, finalist wedding caterers-2010. Awards for excellence, State winner- Best stake restaurant 2010, award for excellence and many more. The view is excellent; space is stylish with an impressive wine list with the best Bordeaux France offers


The Press Club

“Food is family, family is life, life is everything”-George Colambaris and this is true for The press Club. Kerasma- a 4 course sharing menu, Mini lunch symposium- 5 course degustation, oysters in the menu make one salivate before the orders arrive. If this doesn’t make a foodie happy what would? Carrot, octopus, scallops, quail and whiting are on their starter menus. Wines from all over the world can be found in the ‘Little Press club and Cellar.”


Circa The Prince Restaurant-  

A premier dining institution with laid back luxury, relaxed with exotic food and wine experience. Head chef Jake Nicolson uses ingredients from the working kitchen garden. They have a delightful children’s menu. Now there is a new summer menu. Private dining’s with balcony natural light and accommodating 10-100 guests are the features of this place.



A restaurant and bar with a South East Asian street cuisine and hawker identity. “Spicy and sexy” says the review where Melbourne meets SE Asia . The food is spicy and inspired with a six course banquet for 85$. Son-in-law eggs with chilli jam and Asian herbs Crystal bay prawns and soba noodle salad with shiso dressing; soy cured ocean trout with turmeric coconut dressing are the mouth watering dishes on the menu. A six course banquet can be got for 85$.


Sails On The Bay -

The restaurant is on the golden sands of Elwood Beach. It is a dining experience watching the sparkling waters of Port Philip Bay with uninterrupted bay views. A perfect place for dining, wedding and parties.


Cutler & Co- 

This lovely restaurant is on Gertrude Street, Fitzroyin a historical building with a separate dining for 32, a cellar with 4 meter high glass box. What more do you want? “Inventive, Love it. Go” says the review from The Age, Epicure Review. Anchovy pastries, clair de Lune oysters, label rouge oyster, olives make for mouth watering dishes in addition to the ambience.



Several excellent restaurants with good, classy food, décor and architecture can be found, as you travel around Melbourne. Hopefully this list of top restaurants in Melbourne will make it easier for you to start with.

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Top Restaurants In Melbourne