Below are a number of great dining options (coffee, breakfast/lunch, dinner and drinks) in Melbourne. Check out the list or speak to one of our APAM Hosts for their hot Melbourne tips!
You can view further recommendations on RISING’s website.
Dinner / Drinks
Dishes for sharing
45 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
All-day eating house combines excellent food with interior design.
31 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Trendy operation doing updated street food classics, as well as cocktail jugs.
125 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Relaxed restaurant with an Asian-inspired menu & local art exhibits above a cocktail bar with DJs.
44 Little Bourke St, Melbourne
Spacious rustic-chic Southeast Asian restaurant with cocktail bar, communal tables and share dishes.
Federation Square, Cnr Swanston Street and, Flinders St, Melbourne
Torres Strait owned and run business on a mission to put Indigenous ingredients in kitchens across Australia.
Federation Square, Cnr Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne
Carefully-presented Japanese ramen, rice, sushi and bento in a smart, busy, communal dining space.
Cocktail and Dessert Bar
Level 1/252 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Intimate bar with a chilled vibe, for creative cocktails, desserts & live music.
Burgers and bar snacks
Curtin House, level 7/252 Swanston St, Melbourne
Burgers & drinks served at an open-air venue featuring city views & a seasonal cinema.
21 Bond St, Melbourne
Stylish and contemporary setting for creative Middle Eastern fine dining meals by chef Shane Delia.
361 Little Bourke St, Melbourne
Italian cuisine in an intimate, sophisticated laneway locale with an open kitchen and a marble bar.
366 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Buzzing, contemporary Malaysian restaurant serving satay, noodles & desserts like sweet roti.
500 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Spanish tapas plates, sangria and wines served in a bustling bar with a trendy urban vibe.
Cnr Southbank Boulevard &, Sturt St, Southbank
Asian dumplings, share plates and craft beer in a cosy bar with live jazz and DJs, plus heated outdoor seating.
Coffee / Brunch
Market Lane Coffee
8 Collins St, Melbourne
Coffee roasters with a selection of pastries and sandwiches
16/45 Collins St, Melbourne
Popular Melbourne café offering all day dining
Bowery to Williamsburg
16 Oliver Ln, Melbourne
New York-style sandwiches, burgers & salads in a compact American breakfast/lunch cafe.
The Journal Cafe
253 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Light meals in a spacious, high-ceilinged cafe with suspended bookshelves and retro furniture.
275 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Cosy destination serving health-conscious, gluten-free cuisine & drinks, plus vegan options.
Captains of Industry
1/2 Somerset Pl, Melbourne
Hip coffee shop with vintage interior design, offering a menu of breakfasts & cafe fare.
Level 2/300 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Coffee, sandwiches and signature brunch options
123 Hardware St, Melbourne
Rustic-chic breakfast cafe with warm vibe.
517 Flinders Ln, Melbourne
Smart spot for speciality coffee and meals in a bright space with industrial looks and a homey vibe.