Collected by Genevieve, AFAR Local Expert
150 Gertrude St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
Belle's Diner in the hub of Fitzroy on Gertrude Street is a fun place to have a finger-lickin delicious brunch or even just a milkshake - their Malteser milkshake is one of the best I've ever had. I normally find it hard to go past bacon, but I'm...
2/49 Brunswick Street, Entrance On, Gertrude St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
A foodie destination in Melbourne's Fitzroy neighborhood, Breizoz offers a menu of Brittany-style crepes that is as extensive as it is enticing. I couldn't pass up the traditional ham and cheese, but went back a second time to try one of the...
125 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
One of the best places to enjoy Thai food in Melbourne is Chin Chin, which also serves local wines (they have Old World wine options, too). Chin Chin doesn't take reservations, but there are plenty of places to wet your whistle (or change your...
112 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Dumplings are my favourite food group. Yes, in my diet, they make up a whole food group of bite-sized, juicy deliciousness within a soft, preferably thin dumpling skin, which is then dipped into a bowl of soy sauce and freshly chopped ginger—oh...
9 Hosier Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Aerosol-wielding artistsfrom around the world have lefttheir mark on Melbourne. HosierLane, declared a “graffiti tolerancezone” by the city council, containsthe area’s densest collectionof spray-painted masterpieces. —Chris Baty This appeared in...
252 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
One of Melbourne's top picks for ambiance and great food is Cookie. Unfortunately, I didn't take photos of my entrée to visually back up my claim. You'll find Cookie on the first floor of a multi-level walkup. Additional establishments occupy the...
1/161 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Entering through a non-descript doorway and walking up a narrow flight of stairs a long room stretched before you with comfortable plush couches and smartly dressed bar staff Welcome to the Melbourne Supper Club, arguably Melbourne’s best bar....
45 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Cumulus, Inc. in Melbourne was, without hesitation, the best dining experience I had while on the continent of Australia. Is it fair to build up a meal so boldly for a restaurant that changes its menu frequently, if not daily? Perhaps not....
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006, Australia
Stroll the laneways or visit one of the many museums; Melbourne is the city for art lovers. The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is Melbourne’s most well-known art gallery. It has a free permanent collection and regularly hosts major...
111 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opened in 1883, the Hotel Windsor predates some of the world’s most historic hotels, including the Ritz in Paris, the Waldorf Astoria in New York, and the Savoy in London. Through the years, Australia’s only surviving grand hotel from...
21 Croft Alley, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
If you're looking for an off-beat bar to add to the mix of trendy lounges and clubs to hit up, The Croft Institute definitely wont' disappoint. It looks like a functioning mad scientist's lab, shelves covered with vials of unlabeled liquids and...
Melbourne VIC, Australia
With the worlds most famous comedians descending on Melbourne in late-March, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival is one calendar event not to be missed. Headlining acts can usually be found in the Town Hall or – Theatre, but for the best...
Melbourne VIC, Australia
On the boarder of the CBD are three of the cities most loves and utilised gardens, the Fitzroy Gardens, Carlton Gardens and Royal Botanic Gardens. Elm-lined avenues of Fitzroy Gardens lead visitors to the highlights of the Victorian era styled...
Olympic Blvd, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
Despite January’s sweltering heat the world’s best tennis players will descend on Melbourne for the Australian Open, second only to the US Open in attendance. Tickets sell-out fast If you miss out on tickets to the games visit the Grand Slam Oval...
Melbourne VIC, Australia
As the sunsets on Saturday 22nd February the city will light up for a night of art, culture and music will take over the city. The all-night cultural festival, part of the Nuit Blanche family, is remaining tight lipped on the 2014 program but it...
271 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
I've done an embarrassing amount of chocolate tours/courses in my day. And why not - right? - it's not my fault I love chocolate so much, I just came put together that way. Out of all the tours though the Lindt Chocolate Creation course at...
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