Melbourne takes pride in being at the forefront of the country’s food scene, and those who visit can’t deny the diversity and quality of the metropolis’ culinary offerings. Explore the best of the CBD with Flavours of Melbourne, or get off the grid and make your way out to the abundant eateries of the city’s suburbs, led by Flavours of Urban Melbourne. If you’re travelling light, pop a Smudge Eats Melbourne in your pocket so you’ll never miss a laneway bar or rooftop hotspot.
Flavours of Melbourne
Melbourne’s metropolis has had a long affinity with all things culinary. The cuisines that started the city’s famous food scene – Italian, Greek, and Vietnamese – now exist alongside diverse cultures, with everything from Argentinian to Armenian and Sardinian to Szechuan, opening the doors to a world of delicious delights. Flavours of Melbourne leads you through the city’s laneways and rooftops, introducing you to the chefs taking the dining experience to the next level, and inviting you to try their signature recipes at home.
Flavours of Urban Melbourne
From the beaches of Brighton to the craft beers of Brunswick, there’s something for everyone in the suburbs of Melbourne. Flavours of Urban Melbourne takes you on an adventure through the diverse range of restaurants, cafes and bars that call this city home, leading you hand-in-hand from Roman in Richmond to Korean in Kensington and every culture in between. The hospitality experience continues to the home, where you can re-create your dining experience with signature recipes from each venue. So what are you waiting for?
Flavours of Victoria
Voyage through Victoria to discover why it’s known throughout the world for fabulous food and wine. Between historic wineries and emerging producers, every pocket of the state has something to sip, sample and most importantly, savour. Start along the coast with the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas, before heading north to the Yarra Valley, High Country, Macedon Ranges, and Goldfields and Grampians. Wherever you end up, you’re guaranteed delicious days full of eating, drinking and exploring.
Smudge Eats: Melbourne
This Smudge Eats Melbourne guide crams the city’s mouth-watering offerings into bite-sized pieces for you to savour through the course of a day. Begin with a caffeine kick at one of Melbourne’s world-renowned espresso bars, chase it with a memorable culinary experience, and top it all off with a cocktail or locally brewed craft beer before lapping up the city’s stellar nightlife.
The Melbournian Bundle $220 (RRP $255)