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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“Good place for lunch if you're in the Southern Cross and downtown area. They serve a healthy spread of sandwiches and kitchen selections.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
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“In an out-of-the-way converted warehouse in the back streets of South Melbourne is St Ali, the headquarters of an ambitious coffee operation with plans for world domination (almost). Mark Dundon opened St Ali in 2005 and began roasting coffee to supply the cafe and a handful of retail customers. He sold it all in 2008 and has since gone on to open the exceptional Seven Seeds.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Classy, high-ceilinged restaurant with mezzanine, serving chargrilled steaks and matched local wine.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Korean eatery cooking up curries, soups, and hot pots, with some Japanese dishes, plus delivery.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“Local standby for breakfast staples and Mediterranean lunches, plus flat-screen TVs and takeout. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Dumpling Restaurant
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“Dumplings are the specialty at this airy, modern Taiwanese restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This is a really cool outdoor bar literally on the Yarra River. It is attached to one of the foot bridges that links Southbank to the City. Ideal on a good day or night. They have heaters during winter.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice little hide away bar. Go to the back and pull the book on the bookshelf to reveal a secret downstairs bar that reminds me of the Griffendor common room.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“A famous fleet of historical trams that have become the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. www.tramrestaurant.com.au”
  • 26 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great cocktail bar and a tempting variety of dishes for meat lovers at this soaring 3-level steakhouse with wood-panelled walls, leather booths, African decor and open kitchen. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Modern Australian dishes offered in a luxurious award winning establishment with high ceilings and moody lighting.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Boasting to be the "world's best pizza", Gradi imports ingredients from Italy to ensure authenticity. A must for all those pizza lovers!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“Great coffee and awesome sweet potato fritters. This spot is in the neighbouring suburb of South Melbourne but can be accessed easily by transport or is a 10 minute drive.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Eclectic cuisine in a vast, stylish restaurant and bar with charcoal lounges and a mirrored ceiling.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
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“If you manage to get past Dinner by Heston’s long waiting list to score a rare table; congratulations, you lucky thing. You will be met with a marathon degustation showcasing Heston Blumenthal’s eccentric gastronomic experience inspired by British history and native Australian ingredients.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Neil Perry is probably the most prolific chef in Southbank and Spice Temple is his claim to Chinese cuisine. Yum cha is served from Thursday to Sunday, while the main menu touches on regional dishes, from Sichuan to Hunan.”
  • 12 locals recommend