It can be pricey to eat out every day, especially if you are a student living in Melbourne with limited budget for meals.
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There are many kinds of cuisine that will cover your meals from brunch to dinner time in Melbourne. READ ON
After a two-year long renovation, Higher Ground Melbourne alas opened its doors to the public on 04 July 2016. The venue—located just across Southern Cross train station in the city—is housed within a heritage-listed 19th-century former power station and characterised by exposed brick walls, high ceilings of at least three storeys and beautiful arched windows.
Higher Ground Melbourne’s old-world charm is juxtaposed with lounge-style nooks, split-level mezzanines, potted greenery and minimalistic decors. The new dining establishment is brought to you by the same team behind Top Paddock and Kettle Black; and a formidable line-up of chefs with reputations of pushing boundaries helm this gorgeous space.
Higher Ground is the hottest brunch spot in Melbourne RN.
Ask any Australian which is the best café in Melbourne and most of them will direct you to Proud Mary.
The Collingwood café has achieved a lot over the past seven years; it was ranked as Melbourne’s Best Café in 2012 by The Age Good Food Guide and most recently, it was ranked as Australia’s second best cafe by review site Beanhunter.
Melburnians are the most passionate foodies you would ever meet – they take immense pride in the coffee they brew, the ingredients they source and the food they prepare. Recently, the most liveable city on earth also emerged as champion for having the world’s best coffee. Here is our guide to Melbourne’s top 9 cafes where you can indulge in the freshest food and first-class coffee. Every café in this guide has a well-curated menu with vegetarian and gluten-free options.
Whoever said that great food comes at a hefty price is absolutely wrong. Believe it or not, you are able to treat your palates to award winning French patisserie, ramen that had been painstakingly prepared for over 10 hours or Heston Blumenthal inspired liquid nitrogen ice cream within a tight budget. Here is our guide to Melbourne’s Top 10 Cheap Eats under AUD $10.
Dressed up to the nines and ready to splurge on that one special occasion? Be it an anniversary dinner or a birthday lunch, there are 5 fine dining restaurants in Melbourne – located in the CBD, Docklands, Southbank and Eastside of the city – for you to visit, namely Atlantic, Bistro Guillaume, No 35, Zio’s and New Quay. Atlantic has been host to Lady Gaga, Bistro Guillaume has won several chef hat awards over the past few years, No 35 overlooks the skyscrapers of Melbourne CBD, Zio’s chocolate soufflé has been coined as “to die for” and last but not least, New Quay does it buffet style.
Words and photographs by Hui Jun Ng
Living in Melbourne city has been an exciting gastronomical experience for me. Being surrounded by endless food and beverages on a daily basis has prompted me to come up with a list of 5 special foodie experiences that are reasonably priced.
Forget about walking along the main roads, it’s time to venture further, turn into laneways and walk up/down dark stairways. These precious gems that I am about to talk about (an open concept roof top bar, a tram stop café, an Italian restaurant managed by a mischievous boss, a floating bar and an underground Japanese restaurant) are located in the city vicinity but often in unnoticeable places. There’s so much Melbourne can offer!
If you did not know, Melbourne is known as the coffee central of the world. I verified this fact personally during a trip to the coffee heaven this winter. I admit, I am a coffee lover and yes, if you are one too, you have to go on a café spree when you visit this city.
So come on, follow me on my café-hopping journey. Here are 5 cafes in Melbourne that you should totally drop by.