Travel Guide: Melbourne

 Maha (Middle Eastern)

IL Bacaro

IL Solito Posto (More intimate)

France-Soir (French)

Heirloom: (Japanese) Bourke St

Big boy barbeuqe (VJ)

Gujju’s (Indian): Malvern East

Middle Eastern food: Brunswick

Teta Mona: (Lebanese) 100a Lygon St, East Brunswick

Saigon Sally (Vietnamese Bar/Restaurant)

Fonda Windsor (Mexican)

Messina (Icecream) Chapel St

Radio Mexico (St Kilda) Get there early.

Uncle (st Kilda)

Monk bodi dharma (St Kilda)

Wide open road (Brunswick)

Manchester press (City)

YumYum Dumplings (City)

A Minor Place (Brunswick) Jewles

Donut Time

Ca De Vin (350 Bourke St)


Larry David’s

461 St Georges Road Thornbury 3071

(Sunday 7AM – 2PM)


Mummos Boy – St kilda

Changz – Elsternwixk

Grand Trailer Park – City

The Dude Food – Essendon

Damzzi Stone Grill – Essendon

Mr Scruffs – Collingwood

Easeys – Collingwood (fried chicken)

Yo My God – Balaclava

Royale Brothers – Brighton

Leonards House Of Love – Chapel St


Movida Next Door Bar/Tapas

(Hoisier Ln)

Bar Lourinha

China Bar Signiture

222 Exhibition St, Melbourne / 380 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East

The Waiting Room: Very classy sophisticated.

Crown Towers Lobby. 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne

Loop Rooftop Bar

23 Meyers Pl, Melbourne

Rooftop Bar

Level 7, Curtin House, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Transit Rooftop Bar

Level 2, Transport Hotel, Federation Square, Melbourne

Imperial Rooftop Beer Garden

2-8 Bourke Street,


Level 2, 161 Spring Street, Melbourne

Madame Brussels

Level 3, 59-63 Bourke Street (Alice in Wonderland Themed)


103 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne


 Level 4, 264 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Clique Lounge Bar:

Level 1, 26 King St, Melbourne (Modern)


(Wednesday & Sunday 6PM – Late)

234a Russell Street


George’s Bar

120 Johnston Stret Fitzroy 3065

(Trivia night every Wednesday)

Black Pearl Bar

304 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

The Alchemist: Very classical feel.

361 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Naked in the Sky (Rooftop)

285 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

Pixel Alley

95 Smith St, Fitzroy (game/arcade type bar)


Wolf’s Lair & Drinking Haus & Treetops:

Jimmy Watson Lane, Carlton


Der Raum: Means The Room in German. Cosy, cocktails are speciality, Saturday guest DJs. Drinks cost abit more for the expertise.

438 Church St, Richmond.


Joey Smalls

284 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Windsor / Chapel St

Boston Sub: Get off at Windsor Station.


37/39 Chapel St, Windsor


Fitzroy Gardens

(Walk from Parliment/Flinders)


(Past West Gate): Stop @ the Cannons / near yacht club / gem pier

Lygon St, Carlton

(Go for Gelati)

Hosier Lane (Graffiti)


(The Wheel, $10 p/d parking multi level car park cheapest) Harbour Town

Yarra River (Birrarung Marr)

Botonical Gardens

(Birdwood Ave, Melbourne)

The Rose St. Artists Market Unique hand made designed ornaments.

(60 Rose St, Fitzroy)

Hardware Lane (nice spot at night to eat)

St Patrick’s Catherdral

(Get off @ Parliament)

Skyhigh Observatry – Dandeongs

(Walk from the bottom – 1 hour)

Werribee Mansion (a 19th-century estate with Italianate-style architecture and Victorian-period interiors. It is set on 10 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, but those you can leave for a sunny day.)

Manchester Unity Building – a 1930s new-gothic Art Deco-style high-rise right in the CBD

Centre Place

From Flinders: Stop at Hoiser Lane on the way to Fitzroy Gardens

Baptist Pl

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If you’re after a city-based spa, your best options are:

Miss Fox

Chuan Spa at the Langham

Isika Day Spa

Crown Spa at the Crown

Aurora (St Kilda)

Body Freedom in South Melbourne


Melbourne is home to a few fantastic theatres – among them,

the Regent


Her Majesty’s

the Comedy

State Theatre

Play a game

Real-life room-escape games are gaining popularity all over the world. And Melbourne is no exception. They work like this: two or more people are locked in a room together where they solve puzzles and attempt to escape before time runs out. There are about a dozen escape-room game venues in the city, from

Orz Escape

Trapt (City)

Escape Room (Flemington)