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The Waiting Room

Melbourne’s most sophisticated hotel bar

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The Supper Club

Late night Spring St retreat with phenomenal wine list and delicious supper menu

Spice Market

Spice Market

Dark moody Middle Eastern den with delicious Greg Malouf nibbles

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Movida Terraza

Chef Frank Camorra’s latest outpost, Movida Terraza is a bright, colourful terrace cafe serving exquisite Spanish food from breakfast till beer o’clock. The beautiful Supreme Court dome provides a lovely backdrop for this laid back little joint, as you sit in the sun and meander through the menu and wine list. Lunch changes daily, but […]


Movida Next Door

Movida Next Door is sometimes the closest you’re ever going to get to Movida, but that’s not such a bad compromise.


Hare & Grace

Sit up at the bar and pretend you’re a dude who likes his food


Gin Palace

Decadent late night drinking den

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City Wine Shop

A stunning little enoteca focussing on superb wines and sympathetic bistro food


Bar Lourinha

Sublime little bar with Mediterranean-inspired sharing plates and fine wine