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Restaurants, bars, shops and events in Melbourne

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Camilla: Emporium Melbourne

Sydney designer and artist Camilla Franks has spent the last ten years...

Marc Cain: Emporium Melbourne

Designed and made in Germany, the intense colours and unusual textures of...

Zoo York: Emporium Melbourne

Paying homage to the skate scene of New York, the Manhattan-based brand's...

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Best restaurants in Melbourne

Bluestone Restaurant

The Bluestone restaurant, open for both lunch and dinner, boasts an...

Vue De Monde

Vue De Monde. It's expensive, spectacular and the mod-Oz crowning glory of...

The Press Club

It’s high noon, and just like the days of old, the Press Club is filled...

Brooks of Melbourne

Disclaimer: Gerald Diffey ’s a good friend of Time Out ’s, and much of...

Izakaya Den

Everyone talks about how hard the Den is to find. The only reason we found...

Choo Choo's

Curtin House is a multi-venue paradise. There’s the cocktail delights of...

Gingerboy

When someone mentions Gingerboy, we’re more inclined to think ‘poor...

MoVida Aqui

MoVida Aqui is the latest addition to tapas king Frank Camorra’s empire....

Cumulus Inc

Andrew McConnell once did work experience in a hair salon. He asked us not...

Best bars in Melbourne

Transport Public Bar

With multi entertainment venues, including a cocktail bar, a formal dining...

Hihou

Push the buzzer, wait patiently, and when you’re collected from the door,...

Madame Brussels

Madame Brussels is the flirty parlour bar that sits above Collins Street’s...

Cookie

  Cookie is the little black dress of bars. It’s a place we...

Double Happiness

  It's easy to miss the entrance to this propaganda-themed...

Sister Bella

Housed in a narrow, shabby old building at the end of Sniders Lane, Sister...

Croft Institute

Just getting to the Croft Institute feels like a little adventure. It's...

Murmur

Gently lit by lamps and candles, this easily-missed little bar offers a cosy...

City Wine Shop

The City Wine Shop makes for a great long fancy lunch, however, the price...

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Man, What a Fuss: Melbourne

“Finally!” the men of Melbourne are exclaiming. “A day spa for men!”...

Royal Melbourne Hotel

The Royal Melbourne Hotel (RMH) is Melbourne’s most unique entertainment...

Golden Age

In the heart of the city, Karlee Slater is a tailor with a difference. Her...

Distal Phalanx

Deep in the rave-tastic basement of The Liberty Social is the newly created...

Artplay

Artplay is a civic space where children and families can get creative and...

Immigration Museum

Using first-hand accounts, real-life imagery and memorabilia, the true...

NEXT!

NEXT! is Thursday night's answer to the alternative club scene. If the...

Ding Dong Lounge

The dingy Ding Dong has had a major refurb! Under the guidance of...

Event Cinemas: Melbourne

These six screens in the centre of town feature Dolby surround sound and all...

Best hotels in Melbourne

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

There are some travellers that love staying in the heart of a city and...

InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

Proving that grand is what 5-star hotels are all about, this property has...

Hotel Windsor

Before you even enter this 1883 grand dame, you know you’ve stumbled upon...

The Victoria Hotel

In the heart of the CBD, this iconic Melbourne hotel is conveniently close...

Hotel Lindrum

Its Art Deco neon sign has lit up the city’s skyline for years, but...

Sofitel Melbourne

Since the early noughties, Sofitel Melbourne has stood tall at the top of...

Adelphi Hotel

The dessert is the star at the newly refurbished Adelphi Hotel. Head Chef...

The Blackman

Yes, it's a lux hotel, but it also houses a swanky restaurant and bar and a...

Rydges Hotel

It may not have produced a paparazzi-pulling heiress but Rydges is an...

What's on in Melbourne

  • (Around Town)

    Fri 25 Apr On the 99th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, join war veterans and their descendants at the Dawn Service and ANZAC Day... More details
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    Fri 25 Apr Every week Friday on My Mind gives you the chance to soak up some free filmic fuel for the creative mind - courtesy of some of... More details
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    Fri 25 Apr Burn fat more efficiently and increase your metabolism at April Avengers Fitness Challenge. The four-week challenge involves... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Fri 25 Apr If you don’t know who Krafty Kuts is, you probably don’t deserve to be there. Just saying. Eight-time Breakspoll winner,... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Fri 25 Apr These guys know how to throw a party. This Friday, the guys from Alley Tunes have lined up Parisian DJ Jef K supported by... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Sat 26 Apr Make your way to the Exford for a fortnightly fix of indie dance hits. Resident DJs Caity K and Ted C (Panic!) spin the indie... More details
  • (Gay & Lesbian)

    Sat 26 Apr From the Lick Entertainment team, So Juicy is a Saturday night party for ladies in their twenties and thirties, with... More details
  • (Music)

    Sat 26 Apr The man whose name you have to sing instead of simply say, Jason Der-ru-lloo, will be returning to Australia in 2014. Derulo... More details
  • (Restaurants)

    Sat 26 Apr If you're a food lover then this is the perfect day out for you. Let renowned foodie Maeve O'Meara take you on a tantilising... More details
  • (Bars & Pubs)

    Sat 26 Apr If you fancy a 1950s New York vibe on your Saturday night, complete with swinging jazz, ice-cold cocktails and even a cigar... More details

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