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Visit Australia: Top 10 food spots in Melbourne

Updated: May 22


Are you a foodie? If yes, this is for you. Personally, I like to travel around, check out new restaurants and go back to my favourite places. As I live in Melbourne, let me share with you where I would normally eat out with my family and my friends.



Melbourne is known for its vibrant food scene, offering a diverse range of culinary experiences. Here are 10 top food destinations in Melbourne, let me take you there now:



1. Attica: A fine dining restaurant known for its innovative, Australian cuisine and creative dishes. This restaurant is known for its warm and inviting ambiance, won numerous of awards and consistently ranked as one of the best restaurants in Australia.


This restaurant is showcasing the best of Australian produce, with an emphasis on sustainability and seasonality. Their goal is to give a memorable dining experience for everyone.



2. Chin Chin: Same as my nickname :) A popular restaurant serving modern, Southeast Asian-inspired dishes in a lively atmosphere. We went there with my colleagues but we were not able to get a seat walking in because it was really busy and already full booked. This restaurant also has an extensive Asian Thai dishes that highlight the flavours and textures of the ingredients.




3. Cumulus Inc.: A stylish eatery offering a menu of seasonal, European-inspired dishes and a great spot for breakfast or brunch. If you are a morning person then this will be an ideal place for you to hang out and have a day filled with good food.


Most restaurants are focused on hospitality and great service so that customers have a nice feedback and would keep going back to them.




4. Supernormal: Known for its modern Asian cuisine, including dumplings and other shared plates, in a sleek, contemporary setting. This is a must-visit for food enthusiasts looking for a truly exceptional dining experience in Melbourne. The centrepiece of Supernormal is showcasing the chefs at work, adding to the lively ambiance of the restaurant.


Overall, it offers a stylish and welcoming space for diners to enjoy innovative Asian cuisine in the heart of Melbourne.




5. Vue de Monde: A high-end restaurant offering modern Australian cuisine with stunning views from the 55th floor of the Rialto Tower.


The dining area is elegant, sophisticated and soft well-lit, creating a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. There is exquisite cuisine offering breath-taking panoramic views of the city skyline complementing the restaurant's high-end dining experience. Perhaps, you might like to try one dinner night with your other half.




6. Movida: Bueno dias! A renowned Spanish restaurant known for its tapas and delicious, authentic Spanish dishes.


If you are after authentic cuisine inspired by the flavours and traditions of Spain, then this is the place for you. The menu at Movida features a wide range of Spanish dishes, including an array of tapas, pintxos (small snacks served on bread), and larger mains. The restaurant is known for its commitment to using high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, as well as its innovative approach to traditional Spanish recipes. Nos vemos la próxima vez, Gracias!




7. D.O.C. Pizza & Mozzarella Bar: A popular spot for authentic Italian pizzas and fresh, house-made mozzarella.


This place is a popular pizzeria in Melbourne known for its authentic Italian pizzas and fresh, house-made mozzarella. The restaurant offers a variety of traditional and gourmet pizzas, all made with fresh ingredients and baked in a wood-fired oven. In addition to pizza, D.O.C. also offers a selection of antipasti, pasta dishes, and desserts, all inspired by the flavours of Italy. Delizioso! :)




8. Lune Croissanterie: Famous for its delicious, flaky croissants, this spot is a must-visit for artisan pastry lovers. Lune Croissanterie is a renowned bakery in Melbourne, known for its exceptional croissants. Founded by Kate Reid, a former aerospace engineer turned pastry chef, Lune has gained a reputation for its flaky, buttery croissants that are made using traditional French techniques. The bakery offers a variety of croissants, including classic butter, almond, and innovative flavours, all made with high-quality ingredients. Definitely a great spot for breakfast, afternoon tea and not to mention, it is very instagrammable.




9. Queen Victoria Market: Not a restaurant per se, but a great place to sample a variety of fresh produce, gourmet foods, and local treats.


This market is full of food exhibits from around the world, you can also buy many things from clothes to home decors. It is a good place to drop by before leaving Melbourne (take note for tourists), if you are finding some souvenirs to purchase.


QVM is a historic landmark in Melbourne and the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere. The market offers a wide range of fresh produce, gourmet foods, clothing, souvenirs, and more. It's a popular destination for both locals and tourists, offering a vibrant atmosphere and a chance to sample a variety of local and international foods.




10. Gelato Messina: Known for its creative and delicious gelato flavours, this gelateria is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. A popular gelateria in Melbourne known for its creative and delicious gelato flavours. The gelateria offers a wide range of flavours, including classic favourites like chocolate and pistachio, as well as more unique flavours like apple pie, salted caramel, and tiramisu. Gelato Messina is known for using high-quality ingredients and traditional gelato-making techniques to create their creamy and flavourful gelato.



That's it! Hope you already got one or two ideas about where to go for your next food trips as we want you to have the best dining experience and take away convenience more specifically around Melbourne CBD. :) SEE YOU.


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