Taste of Melbourne
Collected by Ellie Cobb , AFAR Contributor
66 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
You can’t pass up a visit to this institution. Said to be home to Melbourne’s first espresso machine (delivered in 1954), this might well be where the city’s coffee obsession started. Pull up a seat at the buzzing bar and feast on honest Italian...
Tram Stop 125 Normanby Road, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia
Trams are as iconic to Melbourne as yellow taxis are to New York City, so it’s no surprise that there's even a tram just for dining. The fleet of three specially converted burgundy vintage trams glide around the city center, serving up seasonal...
Swanston St & Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Serving beer since 1861, this is one of the city’s oldest pubs and a must-do stop on any Melbourne itinerary. The downstairs boozer will keep you occupied with its wide selection of Australian craft beer, but make time to head upstairs to see ...
247 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Melbourne knows no bounds for its love of coffee, so it can be hard to choose where to get your caffeine fix. Dukes is one of the best, roasting their own ethically sourced beans, and its expert baristas will brew any style coffee you'd like, from...
36 Manchester Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
A colorful beach-style bar with a social conscience, where the profits from every glass of wine, beer or cider go to a charity in that drink’s country of origin. With delicious food on offer—think organic black bean noodle salad with miso lime...
180 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Every discerning visitor to Melbourne goes straight to Cumulus Inc, another Andrew McConnell restaurant. The chef has become one of the leaders in the Melbourne food scene, and a booking at one of his restaurants is an insurance that great food is...