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Xm4
97/100 (44 ratings)
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"This is a great bar that we (locals) didn't know existed until it was reviewed in Broadsheet.Friday's they do mates rates and cheese plates and..."
Ypmurc
"This little gem is a real favourite for me and my boyfriend! The food is great; small bites and a few bigger plates that are perfect to share over a..."
Laura Dee
"Had the salmon bagel and it was just ok. Severely lacking in ricotta, I mean it was spread on like I spread vegemite on toast, very minimal. Decent..."
Chris
"What a treat to dine as guests of XM4 last night. This is a seriously slick space with interiors like a Pinterest board and a beautifully well..."
Good Food Good Mood
"We went to XM4 on a Saturday evening with no booking. We walked in and got a table straight away, it was a cute intimate setting with mood lighting...."
Tifany_la_gourmande
"Great food & coffee , beautiful cozy atmosphere, as if you're home, very friendly staff and excellent music to enjoy over coffee or lunch! Definitely..."
Elli Golden
"Close and local, awesome lunch/brunch options and a intimate lovely spot for late night tapas and drinks. Cheese 👍🏽 wines 👍🏽 cocktails..."
Hollymclean31
"Hey guys,So I was going to meet friends and walked past this little gem and thought I'd stop for a quick drink as I had a bit of time to..."
Dino
"Had heard positive reviews about these guys so had to pop in. Ordered the new tasting board and loved it! Followed the team's suggestions and matched..."
RJP
"How did I not find out about this place earlier?  I am blown away by the experience I just had at XM4. So good for a snack or a to take a girl out..."
Peter Hemmingsen
"The XM4 experience is lovely. I've been there over a dozen times now and regardless if I am in a hurry and want a quick bite to eat or I want to..."
Jarrod Marrinon
Baba Lovey
96/100 (28 ratings)
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Breakfast
"Strongly recommend this lovely cafe in St Kilda. Nice place for coffee and brunch. Love the presentation. I will definitely visit here for the second..."
Beinsane
"I had a house special brunch at Baba Lovey. Love the presentation and the food was incredible delicious. And the coffee here is the best in St Kilda...."
Zhiyang
"Just a beaut place, nice people, fresh and tasty food, quiet vibe. Great value for money. This will be my go to for lunch for the foreseeable future..."
Karl Tattersall
"Great coffee at a good temperature (can’t bear a lukewarm coffee!) and friendly staff, always! Stopped in for lunch today and the fried flat rice..."
Love2Eat
"yummy,is much more better than i thought. coz this is so cheap,but taste really good. love it ,haven't done yet,waiting for my TomYumSoup. ..."
Wangxinyue0316
"Zee the new cafe owner loves his coffee. Very interesting chat how he learn from knowing little about coffee to be now a self taught expert and..."
Eat. Sleep. Create. Repeat.
"Great service Great food excellent service and best coffee in St Kilda. Staff are very friendly and polite. Beautiful atmosphere, nice and cosy...."
Peter Willingham
"Enjoyable food in a warm, cozy atmosphere. The green curry was very fragrant.  I am quite picky when it comes to Pad Thai, so Baba Lovey's one..."
Lucky__lina
"Very nice Coffee, Asian Food & homemade cookies! Must try especially for the one who are looking home cooking meals. Warm little cafe with excellent..."
Hungcch0420
"So lucky that had this fantastic salmon, yes definitely salmon, brunch from SECRET meun, sooooo amazing, worth to explore more with friends.Yeh,..."
Samuel Woo
"The green curry i have had in this restaurant is really amazed me. It was really good and better than many other restaurants I have had. I highly..."
V-ratsamaew Kanjina
"I have been here a few times and tried their white and black coffee. Never let me down once! Thai salad and pad Thai would be nice choices for..."
Tianyuzhang0926
"Definitely love this place, soy latte is one of the best in Melb! Must try their pad thai, the taste is so delicious. We will come back again...."
Fiona Liu
"I liked the food of their family recently. The price is very high. oh ~ Strong recommendation ~ Located near these office buildings, it is definitely..."
XUEFEI XIE
"This is a lovely Cafe on the busy street.It is a relax and comfortable place to enjoy a cup of coffee.they also sale some homemade desserts which are..."
Yunshuqiu
"The pad in this Thai restaurant is amazing. I have been to lots of Thai restaurant, but the taste of padthai in this is just outstanding. Btw, I also..."
Yongsheng Ou
"I was here for some quickly cooked and served Asian style greens. The cafe met the brief very well. The dish was extremely tasty with just the..."
Two Sheds
"I think the Tom yum and pad Thai are very well done and tasty. They are very close to the ones I had at Thailand. The coffee bean are very strong..."
JieJie
"I don't understand the negative reviews?! This place is awesome! Very yummy Thai food with very cheap prices! Highly recommend the yellow chicken..."
Lauren Thayer
"Close to my office, serves up a quick, cheap and flavorsome plate of yum every time! Cosy set up and nice service. Prawn tom yum is spot on, just..."
Shae Hailey
"Lovely. Great lunch spot. Good coffee and choice of Asian meals. The beef with noodle soup is yum. Very affordable...."
Sophie Paterson
"Delicious breakfast menu! On awaiting our order I was worried as to weather our venue was choice! On arrival of the food my worries dispersed! My..."
Jessica Scott
"Check out the Thai food! Brilliant! My suggestion is - go and get their Thai food, but go elsewhere for..."
Yellow
"Great wee spot ,with a smashing variety of food,from mexican wrap to green curry,super tasty and good coffee to..."
Van
"Simple quick lunch/breakfast. Great coffee. "chips were..."
Mr Review
"Like Baba Louey~. Quite friendly staff though most of them are not locals. Dame good coffee and food.The meau is interesting(east meats..."
Jane Smith
"New owners and menu. The new menu with an east meets west theme is great.The healthy version of baked beans was great for a cold winter..."
Cl
Ground Yourself Cafe
95/100 (186 ratings)
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"Love this place!! Amazing food, great coffee and the best service. Amazing..."
Rob Pelle
"The most warm and friendly place at Acland street! Dennis ( definitely not a menace) makes a mean latte with the best almond milk in town, a well..."
Sandeep Adnani
"I've known Dennis since before opening up ground yourself cafe and I can say whole heartedly Dennis is the most kind and caring person. He is always..."
Jaclyn Weaver
"The Green Mash Up with bacon was top notch food, with a flat white coffee the bomb. I'll be..."
Jed Young
"I love getting a coffee from this place. Always service with a smile. Great coffee too and so many gluten free..."
Hannah Johnson
"this place has the most amazingly healthy food, also as a soy drinker the coffee is perfect. highly recomend you try..."
Tristan Vinson
"Great place with good coffee, very friendly..."
Garth Watson
"Cool little cafe just off Acland Street. Food is full of flavour and staff are friendly. They do $10 lunch specials too - pesto pasta is a cracker!..."
Mark O'Sullivan
"The coffee, the chai, the food and Dennis. All 5 stars!..."
Adrian FirstAid Wid
"Good quality products used for food and drink, veg and vegan options, hearty healthy and delish. Staff are absolutely wonderful! really helpful,..."
Jessica Raiola
"Always amazing service 😊Dennis and the staff are always super friendly. Can never go wrong with the smashed avo on sourdough..."
Kerrie Newley
"Absolutely wonderful coffee, bagel was fabulous and kind and caring service. Great atmosphere to relax or meet with a friend for a coffee. I was..."
Karen Karadimov
"Amazing quality coffee, friendly and knowledgable staff, great organic..."
Anastasia Manousakis
"I absolutely love ground yourself cafe. I go there daily because of the amazing service, I always have a great time with the staff and it's the BEST..."
Olivia Souto
"Excellent place and awesome service. Will definitely come back again..."
Antonius Gunawan
"I visited Ground yourself cafe last weekend for the first time and had a fantastic experience. Food was great! Healthy, fresh and clean. And if your..."
Alan Richardson
"Friendly staff and food is exceptionally..."
Mars Liu
Kwans Table
95/100 (366 ratings)
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Asian
Vegan Options
Thai
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
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Brunch
Lunch
"Absolute delicious food and super friendly staff. I can warmly recommend this..."
John Johansson
"Homey vibe and very healthy Thai food (not the typical greasy ones!) and similar to takeaway price!! All home made desserts you can smell brownie all..."
Mars Liu
"Your soft shell crab burger is the best. I love this place! Fancy food that's not..."
Marcus Milne
"Oh my god.....I love this place!!! The food is amazing. So fresh! The staff are brilliant. Just picked up a pork roll...Well done guys. My new..."
Seán Quinton
"Delicious soft shell crab curry! The crepe cakes are also fluffy and yummy. Great..."
Dedic Marija Maja
"Excellent atmosphere, food and service. The soft shell crab burger was excellent and the mango macaroon and coconut sponge are to die..."
Jennifer Hatton
"Absolutely delicious dinner as usual. Six of us shared two pieces of crepe cake, two flavours,..."
Rosie Haehnsen
"So good, friendly staff, healthy salads, amazing deserts 5/5 all food is made with..."
Karl Hardy
"Delicious ! Can't wait to go back and work through the menu ..."
Bec Murphy
"This is a hidden treasure. The crispy oyster mushroom w sriracha mayo is to die for. We ate far too much but managed to fit in the most divine..."
Fiona Somerville
"Awesome food! So tasty. Best Thai I've had outside of Thailand. Well done ladies..."
Anna Hughes
"Everything is fantastic, from service to..."
Abdou Battersea
"I love this place & the people who work there! The courtyard out back is great & an enormous fig tree provides shade in the summer! The food is yummy..."
Daniel Kirby
"Great desserts, I'm really love a fresh mango macaroon, recommend you all should..."
Abigail Thitipak Nota
"Great food! The desserts was amazing, made in house. Going back for some more Pandan..."
Elizabeth LARKIN
"Best desserts in Melbourne..."
Juwei Chang
"Kwan's Table is so delicious. Full & genuine flavours. Fresh produce. Beautiful presentation. Great service. And those crepe..."
Naomi Orsillo
"The staff were very kind and lovely, the Tom yum soup was bursting with flavour, and the chicken mince with Thai basil and chilli sauce was..."
Divya S
"The food was flavoursome and the staff were friendly. This is more refined Thai fare compared to Derby Thai which used to be 20 m away until they..."
Ed
"Was waiting for my laundry and I tend to try any unusual burgers I come across, and his one was amazing! I was their last customer and they still..."
Loai El Nomeiry
"Had a nice, casual dinner at Kwan's Table. The pad thai was one of the better ones Ive had in St Kilda and the Thai BBQ pork was tasty. Good..."
Lucky__lina
"I've passed the door, lots of times . Decided to try Kwan's Kitchen , this week . Little cosy spot . What a lovely surprise . Food delicious ,..."
Love It Or Like It
"Set amongst apartment buildings in a relatively quiet street off busy St Kilda road, the unassuming cafe space that is Kwan’s Table is easy to..."
Foodiemelbourne
"After my successful first time using foodora, I tried again today..I had been there before for the dessert,it was ok without being great,but I..."
Ty Ty
"I can't believe more people haven't rated this restaurant a 5/5! Exceptional value and the best lamb Masaman i've ever had.Highly..."
Nicole Harding
"Staff were friendly and food was delicious, very fresh and flavourful, where many thai restaurants are overly sweet.Pastries were well done,..."
Ki Ki
"Homey vibe and very healthy Thai food (not the typical greasy ones!) and similar to takeaway price!! All home made desserts you can smell brownie all..."
Mars Liu
"Visited Kwan's Table last Friday and really enjoyed the food here. The pad Thai was delicious; not oily, noodles weren't soggy and the serving was..."
Thuyteeisaboy
"This lovely little Thai cafe and restaurant is quite a hidden gem. I first discovered Kwan’s table as a recommended restaurant on Zomato some time..."
Minh Thuy Le
"What could be better. Terrific Thai cuisine, delicious French pastries and a small but we'll selected wine list. This relative newcomer to St Kilda..."
JWS
"Kwan's Table is a new Thai restaurant & cafe open in St Kilda. It's a really cute, small venue with lovely staff. Being a new restaurant there is..."
Natasha Juchkov (Culinary Runway)
"this place is amazing! have been here a few times over the past few months and every dish is incredible. service is also fantastic and..."
Kate J
"The food at Kwan's table was so enjoyable the first time, I had to return to ensure it was not a fluke. I can assure you, they know what they are..."
Libby
"I love this little place, as much as I want to keep it a secret I have to share it. The food is fantastic. You can really taste the toasted spices..."
Janie De Souza
"Kwan's table is a Thai inspired cafe and patisserie that recently opened on Inkerman Street in St Kilda.You can visit Kwans for a savoury meal and..."
Olive Sundays
"Great find, love this place! The sweets are amazing and I like how they fuse asian flavours with french techniques. The food is fresh but full of..."
Kevin Kwok
"Set amongst apartment buildings in a relatively quiet street off busy St Kilda road, the unassuming cafe space that is Kwan’s Table is easy to..."
Foodiemelbourne
"Absolutely one of the best new places in st Kilda. Food is fresh and great quality. Staff are very friendly and decor is modern chic. This is our..."
Seán Quinton
"Everything I've eaten here is incredible! Fresh, balanced flavours with a modern twist. I had the soft shell crab burger and I usually dislike..."
Jessica Smith
"Adorable space, friendly staff, delicious food & gorgeous deserts all reasonably priced. What more can you ask for. The pork roll, pork salad..."
Ac
"Kwan's Table is the most gorgeous little place! The food is well priced and fresh tasting. We ordered the Thai Basil Burger and the Pork Belly Roll...."
AvK
Milk The Cow
94/100 (1195 ratings)
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Gluten Free Options
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Fondue
"Our first visit here, we had the three cheese platter with prosciutto and chorizo. The waiter sat down and went through the platter explaining each..."
Andrew Evans
"Amazing service! We walked in knowing nothing about cheese, let alone pairing it with wine.. Elle sat with us and explained the concept n menu to us..."
Helen Mahtani
"Four of us had a degustation which was fantastic one of us was vegetarian and they tried their best to accomodate. I have only one suggestion and..."
Kerrie Hancock
"Amazing! Celebrated my birthday there on Sunday evening and I have to say, the staff were top notch. My whole group are all hospitality workers and..."
Aoife Garland
"Oh my gosh! We had the best time tonight at St Kilda, delicious food, friendly and knowledgeable staff and a reasonable price especially if..."
Geosmin Turpin
"My partner and I dropped in over Queens Birthday weekend, we did the large wine and small sparking flights both of which were great value. Waitress..."
Rebecca Toomey
"I was really impressed with the service from the staff. They explained the background and origin of the different cheeses and the beer/wine we had...."
Phil Black
"Warm and welcoming. Staff are super friendly, and helpful. The cheeses are amazing, and the wine is even better. Highly recommend. Also, if you're..."
Tatum Harris
"Great cheese, great wine, great experts. Sadly, the crowd was stiff and boring. Engage people, they asked for your feedback and you were like rabbits..."
Rachel Higgins-Treacoke
"We loved it had the wine flight and the beer flight .... fantastic .... followed by farmers board yum the whole night was a great experience. ....."
Marty Mallett
"Excelent variety of cheeses (over 100). The service was fantastic, they helped us pair every cheese we picked with the perfect wine. They also..."
Karol Oyanader
"While I had been here prior and had give this establishment and unquestionable 5/5, I revise this rating on my second visit with minor..."
Derek
"I’ve been here before and wanted to go back since. Very busy this time but a table was quickly found for the 2 of us. Service was good and..."
Sensei
"Absolutely loved this place. I was looking for a little bite of cheese and some wine and this spot completely answered my prayers. They’ve..."
Aadarsh Agarwal
"If you love cheese and wine then you have to visit the Milk the Cow. They have a huge selection of cheese tastings including wine, beer and cider. We..."
MelbourneLops
"My friend and I decided to stop by for some wine recently, it was a beautiful day and the sun was shining.  We sat outside and watched life go by,..."
Simmyeats.Melb
"Walk past and you'll miss it - Milk the Cow is pretty nondescript, dimly lit but creates it's own attractive ambiance with walls of wine and display..."
Flying Forward
"We got the sparkling wine flight, cider flight (both 90ml), chicken pate and quince paste to share alongside the flights.Followed by the wine..."
Uaqben
"Enjoyed the Beer and Cheese..."
Parul Aggarwal
"Tried the cheese flight and the cheese fondue here.I thought the fondue was really interesting but I’m not sure if I loved the really..."
Connie
"Food was definitely awesome and flavourful. The service however was on a bit of the down side which is a bit on the light side. Generally decent and..."
Jodibaby
"Really good cheese and wine matching idea! Big recommend to cheese and wine lover! Only point is no meal! It’s a little bit sorry for those who..."
Amyna
"Okay so, I’ll start with a great compliment by saying how amazing the service was! Food wise, well cheese boards were very good,m. However the..."
Kaye Nolasco
"Really nice cheese and wine, with lovely French waiters. We went once, and we were back within the week. The Wisconsin raspberry cheese was amazing...."
Rachaelharwood17
"Amazing selection of cheeses, friendly and knowledgeable staff, very reasonable prices. Atmosphere is also lovely, if a little on the dark and noisy..."
Bella
"Cheese with wine, the most enjoyable thing in the world. We also had fondue, it is too sharp for me. I would like more cheesy, if u like wine, it..."
Jingwen Hu
"Awesome spot. Had the flight for 2. Overall it was very good. I think to improve, they could chat about your preferences and serve the cheeses/wines..."
Alex Bogart-King
"Absolutely amazing staff! They were very attentive and provided great service. Our group didn't even feel like we were waiting too long but we were..."
Christine
"As you walk into the store, you are greeted with mountains of cheese behind a glass panel and all you can do is drool. Once you are seated and have a..."
Olive Sundays
"Cheese match to.. wine, sparkling, beer, whiskey, sake... well it’s an amazing experience. The waiters know their wine and cheese well (ours did..."
Alan Tse
"Delish and perfect for a lazy evening. The staff are attentive, and offered us blankets as we were seated outside in the wind. The cheese platter is..."
Rach
"Great wine, great cheese, what more can a girl ask for?I am a fan of this outlet over their Carlton one because St Kilda itself has great vibes..."
Kris L
"Great place to simply indulge. We had the wine flight with cheeses and the whisky flight with cheese. Plus a baked Brie. The baked Brie was delicious..."
Mistermister
"Always impressed with how amazing the service is and how knowledgeable the staff are when describing the cheese and wine pairings. Relaxed atmosphere..."
Flying Riceball
"Amazing! A pairing made in heaven - Milk the Cow does cheese and wine like no one else. This place had been on my list for a long time and I was very..."
Kimberley Leggett
"Tried this place with friends…service is good, cheese and wine are good, the prosciutto is average。Good place for catch up。 Too late to ..."
Rinny Wang
"Wow what can I say, this place was so packed, and the atmosphere was electric, staff was friendly and very helpful and knew and understood there..."
Ciccio ?
"I love this place! Have been twice and had an amazing cheese and wine pairing both times. I love the generous serving sizes, condiments with the..."
Hannah & Meilisa
"I ate too much cheese and, while I felt sick, I had no regrets. Staff are knowledgeable about their selection and make recommendations based on what..."
Dani Boudville
"Nice and cosy placeEnjoy a variety of cheese selection and drinksHelpful staff to guide you with your order to get your desired cheese and..."
G
"This place was everything I expected and hoped for, and more. The food was absolutely delicious. Particularly enjoyed the baked Brie. The staff were..."
Chips Before Dips
"One of my all time favourite places to go for a catch up or late night cheese and wine session. Better than dessert and definitely worth the money...."
Steph
"Milk the cow at St Kilda. Amazing Swiss cheese hotpot in a freezing cold night in Melbourne. Fondue was so good and also the onion soup. Must try..."
Steven Gu
"Had a really enjoyable afternoon grazing at Milk The Cow. Beautiful wines and cheeses. Perfect way to spend an afternoon. We liked it so much we went..."
Dk_lucas
"What a lovely place and a great concept, wine and cheese! The staff are very attentive, good at keeping the water glass full, descriptive of the..."
Cass F
"Really really love this place! Should start off with how I really liked the cozy environment especially on a cold winter, not to mention the friendly..."
Chee Ching Low
"What a great place to indulge with cheese and wine. When it comes to cheese the staff know their stuff. Went on staff recommendation and we weren’t..."
The Walking Foodies
"Brilliant place. Professional service! So many tasty cheeses and charcuterie! Wine tasting and beer tasting options matched with cheese, great idea..."
April_eats
"A cheese and wine lovers heaven. Wide range of quality cheese and the staff will help you with pairings. Their advice is excellent and the flight..."
Just Another Gen Smashed Avo ☕️
"Staff are amazing, food is amazing, wine is amazing. I could sit here and eat cheese all day long to be honest. If you like cheese, do yourself a..."
Lucy Annalisse
"If you are a cheese lover, you can’t miss this little place!! They have a great selection of cheeses and awesome pairing drinks. The staff is super..."
Corina Benjamin
"We are blessed to have such great places in town and this is one of them. Cheese and wine what more could you ask for? The baked brie was simply..."
George David Michaelides
"A little haven for cheese and wine/beer lovers in gastronomic St Kilda. With over 180 cheeses to choose from and a wine and beer list sure to..."
J0yy173
"Love late night wine and cheese. Many varieties of cheese to choose from. Including an extensive wine menu to match, will definitely come back and..."
S_foodie
"Love the Brie and Camembert and one of the staff Is sexy with an accent mmmmmhmmCoca Cola comes in little milk bottles which don’t get me..."
Randymong
"Visiting from Sydney on a vibrant Monday night. Happily this is next door to where I was staying. As a solo, the hard-working staff looked after me..."
Josh Graham
"we went on a sat night with a group of 15!! loooved it! best cheese i’ve ever had. such a great concept and will be back. the venue is a bit..."
Miss N
"Cheese & wine its hard to do that badly isnt it? But milk the cow do it very very well. The staff know there stuff, they explain the matches..."
Wine And Food Lovers
"We were seated by the bar and taken on a flight which tantalised our palate. Firstly, this place is an amazing date spot (just sayin’). Secondly,..."
Aneta N
"Amazing service, amazing cheese and amazing wine. What more could you ask for?!We've visited twice, a few months apart, and were happy to see there..."
Cakescookiescoffee
"Some of the best service I've received while out in Melbourne. Danielle was knowledgeable, friendly and provided a level of personalised service that..."
PedGetsFed
"An amazing spread! Really good value for the food we had and we were really full. We had the Australia Day special cheese board and added 6 extras...."
Lucy Massouras
"Loooovee this place. My fav are the wine flights. Great atmosphere and service is great - albeit a little slow. Such yummy wine and cheese combos...."
Lin B
"If you love cheese then this is the place for you. If I could come here every day I would as I just love cheese so much. There is nothing really to..."
Vivian
"A really lovely place to stop by after work or on a day off for a treat. The baked brie is amazing, cutting it open for the first time and seeing all..."
Alexandra
"First time at Milk the Cow, classic Melbourne, you cannot book unless 6 people or more. We waited an hour for a table to become available. Once..."
Mitch Barker
"Milk The Cow Oh for the love of cheese!!!!!!!!! I don’t think I love anything more than soft cheese. Fondue reminds me of our summers in..."
Chronicles Of A Foodie
"A really fun experience if you enjoy wine and cheese! We did the wine and cheese tasting board that complimented each other. Service was extremely..."
Chris
"We enjoyed this fabulous spread from Milk the Cow as part of the Luxe lounge. I could not resist the brie cheese and the quince as always this was on..."
Split The Bill
"Highly recommend Milk the Cow!! Great service, had the four cheese and matching wine. Which was well priced and so yummy and enjoyable! Great place..."
Robert Amato
"What can I say.... AMAZING!!!! If you’re big on wine and big on cheese this is a place you need to try. Although there was quite a wait, it was..."
Rebecca Fakhri
"We had a good experience at Milk the Cow in St Kilda on a Friday night. The staff were friendly and knowledgable. We shared a wine flight, which I..."
Grace
"Cheese cheese and more cheese! If you like cheese and wine and platters then this is you. Service was very helpful (albeit a little slow with..."
Denny Patron
"Great atmosphere. I got the wine flight which is a pairing of 5 glasses of different wines paired with a cheese. They have lots of different options...."
Melissa Lincoln
"A great venue for a lazy afternoon of cheese. I recommend the cheese and alcohol matching flights for value and variety. Service is always great, but..."
KatMmm
"Been meaning to try this place for a while and I'm glad I got around to it! Great ambience, dimly lit and relatively quiet - good to just sit by and..."
Catherine Tang
"Thank you for such an amazing experience! Those selections of cheeses were delightful. That baked camember cheese was to die for, God it was orgasmic..."
Raye Naguit
"I have nothing bad to say about this place, the service was spot on and the cheeeessse...omg so good! My friend and I shared the beer based fondue,..."
The Critical Cat
"5 stars everytime I visit Milk the Cow! Amazing service and quality produce 👌 Highly recommend the booze and cheese flights for first timers. The..."
Sarah
"I've been meaning to go here for a long time because I love cheese and I'm just sorry I waited so long. From the moment I arrived the staff were..."
Frog
"My boyfriend took me here for my birthday because I love cheese 🧀💁🏻.We ordered the creme de la crop and baked Brie which was delicious. Our..."
Alzenna Thompson
"The wait for a table was a bit long but all worth it in the end.We got a wine flight and whiskey flight to share between the two of us.The..."
IsFoodIsGood
"The hour we had to wait was soo worth it. Can't believe I hadn't gone there yet. Everything was so perfect from the mulled wine, the cheeseboard..."
Cat Broadby
"The place to go for cheese lovers. I'm not the biggest fan of stinky cheeses, so I ordered the fondue pots. I thought I couldn't finish it but it was..."
Wandering Ella
"Love this venue over the Carlton one. The staff are wonderful, we came as a group of 7 and we're excellent in accommodating all of our..."
Sweetlikesugar
"As a lover of good wine and cheese, I had been wanting to visit Milk the Cow for a while. Although a small place, this only adds to the cosy..."
Niki
"This place located just next door from our serviced apartment, so we spent our arvo here before take rest. We had sharing cheese&wine flight (consist..."
Rachma Mctegg
"Love coming here been a few times now and a staff are always super friendly and very helpful!They help you match both drinks and dinner, great..."
Matt
"Recieved a large cheese and wine flight voucher for my birthday and took my husband. We both LOVE our cheese and like our wines also, so this was..."
Zuno Huungre
"4 wines flight is perfect. 5 can get me really tipsy, 3 does nothing. Their cheese is absolutely beautiful...This is more like an experience, like..."
Melbourne Food Freak
"We visited here on a Wednesday afternoon & were met at the door by a lovely waitress who showed us to our table. She was friendly & very informal..."
Bec
"Milk the cow was amazing. If you love cheese and delicious cured meats, then this is the place. I would definitely recommend the baked camembert with..."
Kirsty Haggerty
"This is the place to go when you want some delicious wine, matched with epic cheese! Milk the cow boasts high quality wine and cheese with a..."
@twogoodtoresist
"Wonderful cheese selection. Amazing cheese fondue. Have never seen this available elsewhere. Exceptional wine selection. Friendly and efficient..."
JT Esse
"I went here with my friend and we had such a lovely experience. We did fhe cheese and wine flight, thhe bigger version and shared it. The cheeses..."
Thuaners
"I went here with my friend and we had such a lovely experience. We did fhe cheese and wine flight, thhe bigger version and shared it. The cheeses..."
Thuaners
"The cheese L-R: Cabots cheddar from USA, Mountain Man brie(?), Meredith Farm chevre, Langres from France. I REALLY liked the last one, it was nice..."
Katrina Jorna
"Holy mother of cheese! Love this place! My partner and I each did the cheese and wine flight (the larger one: 30g/90ml) and also ordered saucisson to..."
Telyawhat
"Loved our visit to the little gem. We ordered the wine flights, baked Camembert, a 5 cheese board and 4 meat items from the Farmers Board to share..."
Ashley Rose
St Luja
93/100 (1101 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegan Options
Australian
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
International
Contemporary
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks
Dinner
After-hours
Lunch
Burger
Salad
"What a truly wonderful find. I have been to St Luja a few Friday nights and it never disappoints. The boys go out of their way to accommodate and..."
Maria Del Borrello Anania
"Really great place to kick back Great food and drink � they have an open fire place And the staff are super friendly, highly recommend, They..."
Michael Falzon
"Oh my gosh! This place is amazing! From the genuine friendly greeting and service that you can’t fault,to the decor and cocktails and then - the..."
Candy Turner
"Everything about this place was superb. The staff were incredibly friendly and the decor and atmosphere was everything I could have hoped for. Best..."
Brittany Ryan
"Stunning decor � Super friendly and attentive staff � Delicious food � Great music � Creative and visually enticing cocktails � Great spot..."
Elena Simak
"On a Sunday afternoon I’m looking for a versatile cocktail menu, snacks that can satisfy a range of unexplainable needs (its Sunday...), and an..."
Annina Marija Wersun
"Phenomenal food! Wonderful place for a comfortable and yummy evening out. Absolutely loved the pan-fried pumpkin gnocchi - basically melt on your..."
Martina Korff
"Amazing cocktail list! Wonderful, friendly staff with excellent drink recommendations and delicious desserts. The vibe of the place is great. Such a..."
Becca Widdowson
"Great spot for drink and food. Would highly recommend..."
Chris O Reilly
"Fantastic place with great food and drinks. Beautiful exclusive function room for any private..."
Seán O'Leary
"Great building, great food, great wine, three great guys who have personalities that make you feel at home. A French chef who smashes the..."
Tania Cockfield Lilly
"Drinks are next level! Food top class! Been to a few functions there now and each one is better than the last! The most recent one I booked was the..."
Gav Stone
"Amazing food! A+ service - chilled music and the best place I've had the pleasure of being at for years. Thanks boys..."
Heather Meredith
"I've been here for 5mins, and I don't think I'll ever leave! What a gem!! Update: for the love of god order the corn salad... Update: difficult to..."
Emily Driscoll
"Lovely ambiance when you first walk into the restaurant. It truly sets the tone on how the evening will go and straight away it put me into a relaxed..."
La Ola Es Mia Cocina.
"The meat tray was amazing. The steak and brisket was so tender and delicious, it pulled apart easily and had plenty of flavour with the gravy...."
Andre B
"Situated just out of Melbourne CBD. Amazing ambience and delicious food. I will definitely be visiting again to try out other..."
Jennie
"⭐️ 4.5 stars⭐️An energetic and funky atmosphere this was a great pick for an early birthday celebration! With an alternative vibe,..."
ToFeedTwo
"Amazing delicious food, great service, relaxed atmosphere! Can’t fault it! Mac and cheese croquettes were yummy, meat board was spot on, perfectly..."
Effie Sabaziotis
"I stumbled across STL from a ‘Fork’ email and I’m so glad I did. Both the food & service were impeccable. STL is also within waking of the Espy..."
Iceman
"Really enjoyed our lunch at St Luja. Love the deco of the restaurant. Service was very friendly and prompt. Every dish we had were impressed by..."
Caz Melb
"Step back in time in St Kilda. The decor is Art Nouveau, relaxed and stylish. The service is friendly and welcoming. I have been here a few times now..."
Comfy Chairs
"Very nice food and the staff were very prompt and polite. Not too expensive and will be back. We started out the front sitting in the sun having Pre..."
Tim Clarke
"Went here on a Saturday with a Cudo voucher. our table for 2 was in a great spot by the window, the wait staff were very attentive and had great..."
Leash
"Had a lovely dinner at St LuJa, with just the right about of meat and greens! Ordered their steak, mac and cheese croquettes, cos salad and pulled..."
EatorTreat
"Lovely venue and good ambience. The beef brisket, fish of the day and steak, were all cooked perfectly. The dessert was spot on, pana cotta and..."
Haki Trula
"A lovely little gem at the beach end of Fitzroy St. We visited with our young bub on Fathers Day and we’ll definitely be back. Great cocktails, a..."
Jaclyn McRae
"My partner and I went here for our anniversary dinner and overall, really enjoyed the experience. The restaurant itself is a very cool venue, and..."
Eatandbooze
"We were given a voucher by St Luja to check the place out. Immediately upon entry I was impressed, how was there a cool speakeasy style bar in..."
Good Food Good Mood
"Art-deco decor is awesome. Especially towards the back near the fire. Beautiful service, waiters were lovely. Mains, beef brisket & chicken bean..."
Speccy
"Such amazing food and the most incredible service. The decor, the music, the atmosphere. everything about this place was top notch. from the moment..."
Claudia L
"Beautiful venue been here many times since 10 years ago mate birthday...great summer beach location and fine dinning are very exclusive now..."
Madamrouge86
"Great food, even better service and amazing ambiance both in the bar/restaurant and looking out towards the beach! Food is great. We had the squid,..."
Msa89
"We went her with a living social voucher.Assuming menu given was for the voucher only as it differed to the website and the link given on..."
Lindy Lang
"ST LUJALocated on the corner of Fitzroy street and the Esplanade, St Luja is a gorgeous place to enjoy a sunset cocktail or some delicious tapas..."
@twogoodtoresist
"Awesome gem on Fitzroy street. The food was absolutely delicious. The variety and quality of the cocktails was super impressive. The staff were so..."
Sarah Maree
"I have been to this treasure of a place a couple of times and have had a great time on both occasions. The old world art deco decor of the place..."
Kate
"Have been to St Luja twice now; the most recent time I was the lucky winner of a $150 tab to spend on food and drinks. The venue has a great..."
Kate Dougherty
"Amazing cocktail recommendations! The barren here clearly know their stuff. Food was equally awesome. The beef carpaccio was a stand out and we..."
Kate Gallagher
"LOVE this place! Spent a Sunday afternoon at St Luja's Boilermaker & Blues session! The place has a really awesome vibe, with its moody lighting &..."
Shae Willem
"Food is second to none, I had the charcuterie board which was delicious and my parameter had a few bar snack items. Wouldn't have changed a thing..."
Sandy Vyner
"Celebrated a friends birthday at St Luja and it is now my favourite bar to frequent. Brilliant ambience, amazing food, incredible cocktails,..."
Evonneg
"We had dinner at St LuJa last week, what a beautiful venue. Art deco style with an open fire, which was just what we needed after coming in from the..."
Lewis Johns
"Came through St Luja last weekend for some drinks and a cheeky boogie.  Absolutely loved it, will come back.  Great outdoor area to smoke some..."
Benjamin Maverick Woods
"This is most definitely my favourite bar in St Kilda. With its cosy european vibe and incredible drink service, I am always looked after with top..."
Christie Davis
"What a great find. Fantastic cocktails, lovely food and superb friendly service.The cocktail theatre and charismatic staff made a great night for..."
Jessica Wilde
"Tried part one of the "gangsters degustation " and will definitely be coming back for part 2. Four courses of the most delicious food (My favourite..."
Fiona Waters
"Would you like to come to a four course Gangster Degustation at the hot new cocktail bar in St Kilda with two lovely guys who have just opened a..."
FoodieAboutTown
"We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at St. LuJa - the cocktail suggestions were magnificent and the tapas style bar food was completely delicious! We..."
KH
"I really love the vibe at Laika! The staff are so easy to talk to! Plus if you are looking for a cocktail that isn't on the menu they will make it..."
Caroline Beaney
"only a week old bar with new owners i believe. Gorgeous venue . wasn’t busy on a late Friday night , had a great drink made by the skillful barman...."
Konaraweb
"Had the most fun evening here! The staff are extremely friendly and glad to help you with any concerns you may have. Went there for a friends..."
Sancha Noranho
"Impeccable food and friendly service. We stopped for a drink while waiting for take-away nearby and ended up staying. Had the oysters and cured fish..."
Jane
"Amazing place! Love it! Atm.... Amazing place! Love it!Atmosphere, public, service - everything top class. We come here quiet often and..."
OM
"Thank god Laika came to St Kilda!!. Laika started in 2008 by a crew of city Barman that lived in St Kilda for them and their friends. Laika quickly..."
Mike
"Absolutely fantastic !!!. Had my birthday last night in Dome ,if you want to have a SPECIAL NIGHT Laika Bar is the only one. Fantastic..."
Bokglobal
"RESPONCE TO KSR 05/25/14 WHO IS NEVER SATISFIED.... I have noted your email and the comment on URBANSPOON. In regards to this I would like to respond..."
Olga Kanter
"Best gin fizz ever. Don't order..."
Hungry
"Tasty food, excellent service. Wines are ok. Good..."
MariMelb
"Good. Went there on Thursday night and I was amazed with the wine list and the tapas. Service was 5 stars, the Columbian manager was attentive and..."
Alex
"I love this place, best cocktails in..."
Manny
"Best Mai tai ever!. I had the best mai tai ever, in Hawaii 5 years ago, tried the same drink in many places since then, without the same satisfaction..."
Eva
"Great night out!!!. We end up at laika, enjoing 4 or 5 of their classic cocktails,,, following classic methods and ingredients.Is an amazing..."
Marie
"I Like Laika. Just awesome: best espresso martini in Melbourne. Nice old school looking bartenders... its like being trapped in 1920s for one night...."
Octan
"Have enjoyed many, many cocktails over the years. Tonight we discovered their amazing tapas. Such fabulous service in a fabulous location. Why would..."
Ademel
"What a Bar! Omg great place cocktails and a disco dj, awesome crew behide the bar that can make u any drink u can think up. An old school bar + 30..."
Mike Kay
"Always a great..."
Jason Baker
"Cocktails here are sublime as was the tacos the only downfall was our european waitress who came off very unpolite and intrusive, with a little bit..."
Qbar
"Great bar. Excellent drinks, good food and sharp service from the moustachioed waiter. I definitely support their 'no children' policy. having called..."
Shamwl
"Just so good!. Having had 4 kids the last thing I want is to go to a sophisticated bar and find mummy having her day out with the kids.The..."
Toorak Times Newspaper
"Outright best bar in Melbourne, great food, great wine, brilliant bar staff. The live music on Sunday nights is fabulous. Can't wait to..."
Brandon Edney
Donovans
93/100 (3581 ratings)
Restaurants
Contemporary
Australian
Gluten Free Options
Seafood
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Dinner
Lunch
Salmon
Scallops
Oyster
Salad
Beef
Prawns
Mussels
Crab
Duck
Pasta
Shrimp
Fish & Chips
Risotto
"Went here with my family. We all got a slab of meat and the quality was top. We also loved the bread so we asked for more and more. There were a few..."
Sej
"It has been a long time since I last visited Donovan's, however the experience did not disappoint me! The seafood for what this place was famous for..."
Foodiee
"It’s best if you book first..."
Linh Lờ
"We dine quite often at Donovans - it is always at a high standard with service many other places can only dream of offering. Food quality is first..."
Marshall Segan
"Donovans is an iconic Melbourne institution located in St. Kilda. Modern Australian cuisine done properly. 🍽 tempura fried oysters with..."
SouthEastEater
"I’ve been wanting to try Donovan’s since the worth it steak episode and finally made a booking. We ordered oysters, chicken liver pate, and two..."
Eat Good Melbourne
"A Melbourne institution which does fine dining exceptionally well. The chicken pie, the scallops, the salmon blini and the tempura oyster are real..."
Sarah O
"Donovan’s was a rather iconic restaurant located in the St Kilda beach area, serving modern Australian cuisine. The view of the beach was amazing..."
Angel Khong
"Can’t believe I’ve not done a review for Donovan’s, the on-St-Kilda-Beach stalwart that I’ve been coming to for years!!You know I..."
Carmilla5
"Excellent setting on StKilda beach in what feels like a warm, cosy hut in winter. The service is excellent as you’d expect and the food is fresh...."
Whats On The Grill?
"Dined for dinner on Sunday night, surprise from hubby as I've always wanted to dine here. Started with appetiser of snapper & dill croquette, entree..."
I Love Food
"What can one say about a restaurant that truly puts so much effort into their food and environment.Not to mention the views from the..."
Christopher & Marian
"Amazing service. It was my mums birthday and they even brought out a small treat. Food was delicious and definitely worth the price. This place..."
Foodserra
"Perfect day. Perfect view of St Kilda beach. Perfectly friendly service. Perfectly astonishing food. 43rd marriage anniversary to a guy who’s..."
Sue Tinworth
"Excellent food and atmosphere. Service was great too. Would come back to eat and enjoy the lovely view. Nice for a dinner date if you want to take a..."
Wonderwoman
"Came here to celebrate my fiance's birthday. Got a window seat which was a bonus. The staff were welcoming, friendly and attentive. Beautiful food..."
Adrian P
"Birthday Dinner PerfectionHouse smoked salmon & scallops for entree so fresh & understated. Always good bread with butter & fava bean dip with a..."
Chefosaurus
"Love this restaurant. The location beside the beach is stunning, especially around sunset, and the interior is gorgeous, very relaxed and homey. The..."
Nalia
"a warm and inviting atmosphere with the feint smell of an open fire and lush warm timber finishes (wouldn’t be out of place on the snowfields, but..."
Srslyfoods
"I’ve been there twice and can’t wait to go back again. Ambience of this establishment - particularly on a glorious summer evening - is sublime...."
Closey Le Connoisseur
"Saw this place on Buzzfeed's worth it series and decided to give it a try. Was not disappointed and I can say the comments on the steak by Buzzfeed's..."
Jason Goh
"4.5 A nice classic beach house restaurant, serving fresh seafood and delicious easy going dish with the highest quality ingredients. The mussels are..."
Ran Jap
"Donovans is truly the authentic Melbourne taste and always the go-to option among foodies for special occasion. Best to request the seat on window..."
Lancelthebard
"Delicious food and excellent customer service! Nestled along the shore line is an casual, yet fine dining restaurant, Donovan’s. The food is..."
Hazey
"I went to this restaurant to celebrate my birthday, this is a magic place, is just on front of the beach, so the view is amazing! The staff is very..."
Diva Isabel Nebreda
"We recently had a nice lunch here. Small meals but quite nice flavour and super service. Lovely view on a nice day. Fancy bathrooms, worth a visit..."
Annika
"My husband and I just celebrated our wedding anniversary at Donovans and yes we had high expectations. We ordered two cocktails between us which took..."
Lozza MW
"Haven’t been here for years. Came by for a birthday dinner. It’s always a trustworthy crowd pleaser. Fresh seafood. Great service as usual...."
David Hewitt
"What a serene and unusually warm April day to try this St Kilda Institution. This was recommended by friends as a fine dining family friendly..."
Split The Bill
"One of our favourite dining spots, flexible menu and amazing service. Try their seafood marinara and risotto to die for. Love the warm breads and..."
Mi55Bee
"Best fish and chips I’ve had! The batter was so light and crispy, quality fish too. The in-house smoked salmon was also very good, not salty and..."
TD
"Donovans is our favourite special occasion restaurant in Melbourne for its combination of excellent food, atmosphere and service. Located on the..."
Explore.Melbourne
"Very pleasant dinning experience. All food tasted very nice, good potion size. Had the oyster, fresh and tasty.For starter, we shared the scallops..."
Sabrina Sha
"One of Melbourne’s best! Right in the water they have beautiful views and overly decking to enjoy a cocktail on a summer’s night. Make a booking..."
KnowingMelbourne
"I’ve been so excited to go to Donovans and finally went here last night for dinner on the 13/2. I booked a good 2-3 weeks earlier and asked if..."
Shaniyaprakash
"Always impeccable service, amazing food and always with a gorgeous view of the water. The butterflied prawns are a crowd fave and their eye fillet is..."
Melbourne To Mouth
"Growing up in Melbourne you walk past Donovan's on a hot day after a day at st kilda beach and wonder what's happening in this restaurant. I'm glad..."
Finger Lickin
"Came here for my partners birthday and we were both taken away by the food . I was really impressed with every dish that came out and the portions..."
Vivian
"We all know this restaurant has a great ocean view & the ambience is very comfortable. Their signature ice cream is a must order dish. The service..."
Sam
"A lovely iconic restaurant by the seaside (with an amazing view) with food that lives up to expectation. The staff are very friendly and..."
Marita Park
"Spent our anniversary night here. Had an amazing dinner with the T Bone steak and the Salmon dish. Both were cooked to perfection I was..."
Ashy Sheppard
"I had a work party here and the service was great. They were very thoughtful and also had a great laugh with us all night. Props to "Matt" being a..."
Andrew Mac
"Outstanding location with beautiful bayside views.Early week evening meal and friendly efficient service from all the staff attending to..."
Magpie
"Extremely pleased with the food here! Ordered the barramundi and it's cooked to perfection! My friend had the linguine and it's delectable yet..."
Chee Ching Low
"@Donovans I just can’t tell you how much joy I his place brings me, I want a beach house like this restaurants, it’s cosy, the decor is..."
Chronicles Of A Foodie
"Visited last week for birthday celebrations. It had been a number of years since our last visit. But these were milestone birthdays to celebrate. And..."
Peter W
"I went here for a friend's birthday dinner and had a great time! The service was great even though the place was packed, and the food was fantastic!..."
Komal Josan
"An incredible night. Wonderful food, fabulous wine recommendations and service that will take a lot of beating. Thank you Gail, Kevin and your..."
Ilona Way
"Donovans is located right by the beach and we had a lovely stroll before our meal. First impressions were the decor and coziness of the place; it was..."
Reuel
"We had dinner here last night and it was fantastic! Situated on the beach side of St Kilda, it is a very inviting place to have a meal. The service..."
Dills
"Cant beat Donovans - an institution.Great decor, great food, great location, know the owners well - great value for the overall..."
Dave B.
"Another fantastic meal, impeccable service a relaxed setting with friendly staff and a professionalism that keeps me coming back over the..."
James T.
"Awesome sunset view with great food! Enjoyed a really impressive birthday dinner there! Love the oyster! The old fashioned style chicken is..."
Jaime Eat&Fit
"Amazing beach views! A big space, good for all ages. Fun and 'beachy'. The service was friendly and the food was delicious, but not the best of the..."
Where'sTheFood
"I am not sure if there is a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than sitting at the window seat of Donovan's! Eye fillet was awesome and the bombe..."
MG
"St Kilda stalwart Donovans boasts a refined, seafood-focused menu and a knockout view of the bay. A pretty great place to celebrate your..."
Pasta Of Melbourne
"Came here around Dec (yes, a bit behind in reviews), with a bunch of friends. Nice environment. Food was nice. By this stage, I can't remember..."
Secret Taster
"Divine dining! This is definitely one of the greatest restaurants in Melbourne. Fantastic ambience, great setting, amazing food and excellent..."
Sharyn B
"Back in Melbourne after a four year break in London called for calling into an icon and a favourite. It was lunch on Sunday and we're surprised we..."
Gana
"This is my favorite restaurant! Its casual beachside boathouse decor makes you feel like your in someone's home, to quote a fellow patron I meet in..."
LifeExplorersClub
"Had the lamb shoulder for two, was delicious! Portion sizes were appropriate and staff attentive! Location is a stunner, right along the beach, view..."
Foodlover
"My husband had dinner here the other week and we had a wonderful experience.The Venue is so warm and inviting and the acoustics were great. We..."
Leanne Cassar
"I first heard of Donovans when the Bombe Alaska challenge was featured on Masterchef many years ago. I always wanted to come to try that dessert..."
Jolene Lim
"A company dinner bought me here. It was cold outside but warm and cosy inside with fireplace, not a bad date night venue. The white decor and wooden..."
Bun's Food Diaries
"Absolutely love the food at this famous Melbourne establishment. Positioned on the waterfront, my suggestion would actually be to book a late lunch..."
Caitlin White
"I think I've mentioned this before...I am a sucker for mussels. If it's on the menu, I'm all in. The mussels at Matteos did not disappoint. It was a..."
Fusspot Foodie
"This Place is a Must GO!Now this review and visit does take me back to the Second day that i was in Australia but a review worth writing..."
Just Jamie
"Having lived in StK for almost 20 years I FINALLY had my first meal at Donovans - yes it was expensive, but it was truly amazing. The pea soup is one..."
Matt Steadman
"By the ocean, Donovan's is a really relaxing place to go and have a great meal. The food was delicious and a very good wine selection make for a..."
Gursharan Chana
"Wow the food here is amazing and the view is spectacular! The bombe Alaska was fab! We have eaten here on a number of occasions and loved it every..."
Pinch Of Bacon
"Yum yum yum. Food was awesome, customer service by every single waiter and waitress was amazing, such a cozy beautiful, homey atmosphere by the..."
Mkoala
"Perfect dining experience. The linguine and king prawns are way beyond my expectation so is the price :) the whole lunch would be more enjoyable if..."
Chris Liu
"Located on the waterfront of St Kilda, spectacular views and very friendly service. However there was a long wait on food but it was well worth it as..."
Alana
"Fine dining, beautiful fresh seafood and views of St.Kilda beach. Can't go wrong with Donovans, deserts amazing, variety and friendly helpful..."
Rosie Raiti
"One of my favourite restaurants for all the right reasons.Firstly, a restaurant needs to be a dining experience and Donavans has the whole..."
Greg Foulds
"We live nearby so we had been meaning to come here for a while now. We decided to go last night for our anniversary and I have to say, from start the..."
Sztefani
"To me, a good restaurant not only for food and ambience, but also the quality.of the service. This restaurant obviously can offer you excellent..."
Margaret
"Love the atmosphere and mouth-watering fresh foods. I went to Donovans for business lunch and it was perfect choice. The service was excellent,..."
Pia Owen
"Haven't been here since the fire but all my previous times here have been awesome. Butterflied barbecued prawns are a big favourite but you could..."
Lachlan
"Service was sooo sooo sooo good!!!!Waiting time for dishes was not long,, it was just perfect !!! Waiter changed the plate after the..."
Cheryl Tam
"I've been in Donovans with friends, we were surprised in positive. The service is very kind and not invasive, the ambient is elegant but not too much..."
Simone Vignacci
"Incredible. Was expecting this to be more of your 'destination' restaurant where you go for the fame and the location but the food is nothing..."
Amy Fogs
"When you hear fine dining, you expect stiff staff members, freezing, museum-like restaurants with tiny portions and elevator music for 'ambiance'...."
Sammy Howarth
"Wonderful evening with my friends and their baby and little boy. This higher rating is because the food was delicious but also because the service..."
Some Like It Hot
Ostrich & The Egg
93/100 (122 ratings)
Restaurants
African
Dinner
Drinks
Lunch
"Very enjoyable experience.  My husband and self both had delicious dishes.  I had a tasty South African curry, served in a crusted bread.  My..."
Kerri Headlam
"This is an amazing place you can try out and have amazing food items from here , i tried this place when i visited Melbourne for the 2nd time..."
Foodie
"If the ostrich and the egg koeksisters are anything to go by then they deserve a 5/5. Super friendly South African run restaurant that serve up..."
MelbourneLops
"Great South African food served in a cool funky space. Best milktart outside of South Africa. Will definitely be back to work my way through the..."
Freeo
"The food here was beautiful, generously served and priced well. The service was fantastic and the decor of the cafe felt authentic. Highly recommend..."
Adrian Jose
"Very excited to see this permanent shop after being a frequent customer of the Ostrich & The Egg food truck! The koeksisters are a type of doughnut..."
Maria Condello
"Absolutely delicious and authentic SA delights. Run by a delightful mother/son team.Bright colors and bright smiles, they are passionate about..."
Lachy Fenton
"A newly opened Cafe on Inkerman Street of St Milda happened to us by-chance. What got us tempted to visit this place was the fact that it specialises..."
Ozzy Kunnu
"Great South African restaurant. Very authentic. Service a little slow. However food was super delicious. We shared some traditional sweets. Will he..."
SuziEats
"Honest & yummy family cooking, the Cape Malay koeksisters are delicious, love the one with coconut.Some tasty SA wines, the Pinotage was..."
Shaakira
"Lovely people, always go there for their Vetkoek Slider! Hope I’m spelling it right. Cute and cosy cafe on the corner of Barkly Street and..."
Mel
"Beginning as a food truck, Ostrich & The Egg have recently opened up a cute little cafe in St Kilda. They specialise in authentic, traditional, hand..."
The Brunch Specialist
"Great customer service, fantastic food and drinks . A wonderful authentic South African cafe. Great opening hours, and very convenient, can't wait to..."
Lachlan Duke
"Great little find!! Love the new South African themed cafe in our neighbourhood! Food is amazing, great location and staff are friendly, a must try!..."
GandR
Autentico
92/100 (143 ratings)
Restaurants
"3.5 / 5Autentico does Gourmet Woodfire Pizza, and we decided to do Uber Eats after a highly friend recommended it to us.Salsiccia..."
Ozzy Kunnu
"As a St Kilda local it is so refreshing to have such an authentic intimate italian restaurant nearby. The wood fired pizzas are so tasty with only..."
Lauren
"Definitely best pizza in St Kilda!! The nutella donuts are also amazing, freshly made! Also has a lovely, cozy atmosphere. I would really recomend..."
Teresa Engelhard
"This truly is one of the most romantic restaurants I have been too. Autentico in St Kilda provides a beautiful atmosphere and most importantly, some..."
EatsOfMelbourneAus
"A refreshing new restaurant in Grey Street . Friendly , welcoming staff . Good choice of genuine Italian food . Gnocchi with a difference , homemade..."
Love It Or Like It
"A lovely setting and even better food! The Antipasto platter was very generous and beautifully presented. The pizza and pasta we had were also..."
Anna C
"Second to none in Italian cuisine, excellent service and really friendly staff. We thoroughly enjoyed all the food with a great range of food on the..."
Tash
"This new St Kilda restaurant is a great place for true authentic Italian food with real Italian owners/staff who offer actual Italian staples! The..."
Alexander Stamatakis
"A welcome addition to the Grey St area. An Italian restaurant run by actual Italians, newly arrived and keen to share their foodie traditions. A full..."
Zardoz
Miss Alex & Co
92/100 (427 ratings)
Restaurants
Australian
Vegan Options
Cafe
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Lunch
Breakfast
Brunch
Burger
"Food was really great, delicious & a bit creative but not pretentious, coffee was excellent, staff were lovely AND efficient, the music was just..."
Tina Gelberidis
"Great coffee my favourite lunch time dish are the poached eggs on toast always cook to perfection, staff are always friendly, it’s a cozy place to..."
Renate Schroeder
"Rubin, pork Benny, smoothies and burgers... the whole menu is delicious. Lovely people, great service. I'm here..."
Dedic Marija Maja
"Was in town from Auckland and needed food after a big night the night before. Yelp guided me to the Louisi burger. One of the best burgers I have..."
Kylie Henderson
"What a beautiful place to have breakfast & lunch!!! The energy of the place is wonderful, the service and food is amazing, I would highly recommend..."
Bianca De Pasquale
"Every plate is presented so beautifully, but more importantly, tastes even better. Miss Alex & Co is now on our regular rotation for a delicious..."
Troy English
"At the best cafe in town destroying the best chicken burger around for lunch... Seriously people you have to get down and experience the Louisi..."
Johnny Azzopardi
"Great food, friendly staff & very welcoming of toddlers - which says a lot! Very happy to have this as my local..."
Danielle Fraser
"This is by far my favourite cafe around Melbourne! I normally have the scrambled eggs on toast with mushrooms, tomatoes and bacon! - it's always spot..."
Mái Medina
"My go-to local. Beautiful team, best food, can’t fault them. Definitely try the smashed avo, it’s great...."
Belinda Jane
"Enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Miss Alex & Co! The staff, coffee and service was great! I would recommend this place to..."
Jessica Alexandra
"Delighted by the perfectly brewed Mörk hot chocolate, cosy nook and friendly service. Can’t wait to come..."
Scarlett Killaly
"Miss Alex & Co provides consistently great service and food. It's in a super convenient location and I've been there many times since its my local...."
Ashleigh Michelle
"Coffee and people are so friendly and kid friendly. Loved the smashed avo with haloumi, mushrooms, tomatoes and corn jalapeño bread. Generous..."
Annette Y
"A stunning cafe in a great location, Miss Alex and Co is always an awesome spot to have a coffee. I love the homely atmosphere and I always feel..."
Morgs71
"Regular at this cafe.  Excellent food, ambience, and staff.   Stopped by recently and had the amazing mediterranean breakfast.  Also grabbed some..."
Roland Kent
"This cute little Cafe is more that just a Brekky place that dishes out food that is noteworthy.Ordered the following:Iced Latte..."
Ozzy Kunnu
"4.5It was lovely to sit outside on a breezy sunny day and even lovelier when we tucked into our delicious meal and coffee.The..."
Hello. Imnikki
"Staying close by and have enjoyed eating here every day fantastic breakfast, friendly staff and great service. Would highly recommend this lovely..."
Jmblryan
"So you want to find a good breakfast place. Open early. Everything baked in-house. Juices made fresh not fresh from a bottle? Find the man with the..."
Hipster Douchebag
"Comfortably spacious! I came here on a drive by as my partner and I were super hungry!She had the scrambled eggs and I had the..."
KITCHFIT
"I’ve been here several times for coffee and breakfast as it’s just up the road. Staff are always quick to take your order whether it’s take..."
Catherine Ljs
"What a gem!!! Can’t fault this place. Amazing food, super friendly staff, cozy and comfy but room for the pram! We had the “Been There” and the..."
Natalie
"Amazing fried chicken burger, was definitely one of my favorites. All the staff are so lovely, were so helpful and so easy to talk to. The atmosphere..."
Chelsea Richards
"Great service, the staff were very nice and on the ball. It was also pleasant to experience staff that were mindful about how you and your meal are..."
Ruby Weatherston
"With its cool rustic interior, delicious food, relaxed vibe and exceptional service, it’s hard not to love everything about Miss Alex & Co cafe in..."
Melbourniancritic (The Melbourne Experience)
"I love this place. Every morning stop by and having a coffee is great to start a day. Absolute friendly staffs serving fantastic coffee and food...."
Jenny Im
"I really like the atmosphere here. We sat in the back room, and it’s got a really charm to it. Had the Avo Smash which was good, and they have the..."
ChaiPlease
"Great food, great attentive staff, great opening hours and generous servings. That’s all anyone needs in a cafe and Miss Alex & Co nails..."
IsFoodIsGood
"Excellent food & super great service, will definitely be back to this gem, such delicious brunch I had the middle eastern breakfast & the burger..."
Lushious
"Exceptional service!! The menu made it so difficult to choose. Highly recommend the Avo Smash and Açaï bowl. Can’t wait to come back and try..."
Nickmangos67
"Second time here in Miss Alex for brunchhhhh. Everything was great, my raspberry hotcake taste real gooooodd. Btw we gt free croissant & banana..."
Peienz
"It’s located on the side of St Kilda road while the road is always busy. We went there yesterday afternoon, it wasn’t too busy and we were so..."
Dora & Craig
"So... ticking all the boxes here...coffee, service, food and atmosphere all on point. One of those places where i would have happily ordered about 5..."
PedGetsFed
"Colorful and so delicious Sunday morning at @missalexandco | MELBOURNE☀️☕️🥙🥑🍳🥐❤️So good coffee, fresh & tasty meals and..."
HUNGRYMATE
"Whenever I am craving a Chicken Burger, I head to Miss Alex and Co and munch on the Miss Louisiana, its sublime, chicken is tender, crumbs are..."
Coffee And Food Enthusiast.
"We decided to try this cafe after a recommendation from a friend who has been in the cafe industry for over 20 years. And yes, it was well worth it...."
Ms Marone
"Cozy place with welcoming interior. Hotcakes arrived warm and fluffy, but could have been a bit stronger in flavor. Reuben with pulled meat was..."
Julia Stehli
"Great little cafe on Brighton rd! Their coffee and almond crossaints are a great mix of you just want a snack! Also, the freekee green is so..."
Cassie Betteson
"Came here this morning for breakfast whilst waiting for the post office to open. The cafe is stylish and delightfully warm- much needed on a..."
Maddie Kingham
"A beautiful cafe located so conveniently with easy parking and close to transport! The seating is comfortable and the service is so prompt with a..."
Ariana Zoe
"Excellent Service and such friendly staff who all welcomed us with warm smiles when we walked in. The coffee was excellent (4.5/5) and the food..."
Cards And Cafes
"French toast with mixed mushrooms and poached egg, cheese and chili jam. Yum!!!!Coffee was great, my husband said the iced coffee one of the..."
Joanne Loh
"I can’t believe I haven’t already reviewed this place, being so close to home it’s one of my go-to brunch spots! Miss Alex is situated on..."
Suzie Scribbles
"Very impressive little cafe in Elwood, we came as an off the cuff brunch on ANZAC day. The wait staff are fantastic and very friendly (the older..."
The Broneills
"Mr B and I accepted an invitation for breakfast from friends last Sunday morning down Elwood way. We arrived first so made our way to the back..."
LifestyleByLily
"Just moved to the area and went here based on the previous ratings and reviews. They did not disappoint. Just got a takeaway-friendly service and..."
Mikaela Atlanta Fent
"My weekend go-to. The staff are lovely, the coffee is perfect and the smashed avo is to die for, especially with hollandaise on the side. Relaxed..."
Belinda Jane
"Caramelised Coconut French Toast.  HANDS DOWN ! The best I've tried!ORDERED:Chilli Jam French was delicious especially if you love..."
Pepper's Food Adventures
"Awesome little cafe. Was so impressed had to come back and doubly impressed! Found another great brunch spot. Coffee and service also great...."
Cathj5
"Tried multiple dishes at this cafe. Their Louisi burger is to die for. Their peanut butter shake is delicious, depending on who makes it affects the..."
Renae Harrison
"I go every morning before work, best coffee and the food is delicious too. Burgers are a must have and the 3 grain porridge. Staff are great and very..."
Ana Ionescu Enache
"A nice small cafe in Elwood, we came after the morning run and ordered Mediterranean eggs on multigrain sourdough which is nice. The green juice is a..."
Happytalent.66
"We had the yummiest take away BLAT. It was absolutelu divine. The wait was a bit long but definately worth it. I can not wait to visit this place..."
Show Me The Yummy
"Good food for breakfasts and brunches. Lots of options. Nice atmosphere and seating outside. Staff are very friendly and chatty. Good coffee..."
Foodie Z
"Really love the food at this place... always delicious and I appreciate the seasonal, all day menu. Cold drip coffee is also delish!My only..."
Rebecca
"The food was excellent- fresh and flavourful with great combinations. Efficient friendly staff. The only drawback is the noise from the main road...."
Sair29
"Very impressed with the coffee here, the right coffee aroma, right temperature, right natural sweetness from unburnt milk. The burger, hot cake, and..."
Lisa Wang
"I recent had brunch there with my sister and 2 yr old nephew! It was our first time there and I need to give a tick for great decor, warm welcome,..."
YumYum
"Went and had a coffee this morning service was great definitely be going back and thanks to the staff who looked after a young lad who got hit by car..."
Michelle Flynn
"The service is great, the cafe has a great vibe and the coffee is outstanding. There is a lot of variety in the menu. The decor is nice. I've tried..."
Liz
"My local for a great coffee and cupcake. The best burger in Melbourne (must add cheese), coming from a hard burger critic. Always extremely clean,..."
Taree Gibson
"Absolute top spot in melbourne if your looking for good coffee and even better food. The staff are all legends and great to chat with and if your a..."
Ben Crowe
"Being next to the main street, it is slightly noisy outside. But the burger, milkshake and coffee is outstanding here. The meat on the burger 🍔..."
Hungry Ronin
"Great little cafe with a nice atmosphere. Ordered the Louisi burger and a coffee. The burger was delicious and the coffee was alright. Bit pricey...."
Ashley Ng
"Beautiful little cafe in Elwood. They have an amazing Louisi burger and their breakfast menu is fantastic. Great coffee as well. Sometimes it can be..."
Andrew Foulsum
"Absolutely adore Miss Alex & Co. I come here usually on a Friday for a coffee and donut or brunch and honestly the staff are so lovely, the coffee is..."
Sztefani
"A great little cafe style joint. Inventive food presentation and a solid menu for a fun causal meal out. Amazing breakfasts. A bit higher priced..."
Olek James
"Coffee here is great! Strong good aromatic. Got lured here by some posts and had to make a deliberate detour doing errands. A mate and i shared the..."
Convivialsins
"Coffee here is excellent. I ordered skinny flat white which was smooth, and good strength of coffee, no froth and not too milky which unfortunately..."
FoodHedonist
"The chips at this place are to die for, and the burgers not too bad either!! Service was second to none and although they don't take bookings they do..."
Shazzamataz
"This is my go to breakfast place, ever since I wandered down jet lagged from a 15 hour flight. Staff are really friendly, coffee is awesome and eggs..."
Karl Yool
"Miss Alex and Co in Elwood hit my raider after I posted my last fried chicken burger and I am glad they did, because I think I have found the best..."
Burgers Of Melbourne
"Wow!! First time here & im very impressed. Gorgeous decor, great coffee & impeccable service. Kimmy is amazing & does an exceptional job. I had the..."
Janet Blyszak
"Since finding this place, it's been my go-to for breaky catchups with both family and friends. Everything we've had there has been delicious...."
Siobhán Pillai
"Always good food but not cheap. Friendly staff but a few issues with being charged different amounts for coffee on the same day and getting menu..."
Martin
"Best cafe in Melbourne! We have been going once a week since it opened a year ago and have never, ever had a bad experience. The best smashed avocado..."
Amber Wilkie
"Miss Alex & Co. is our local brunch spot, which is lucky because they've never disappointed us. This place is family-owned and run, and if their food..."
Alastair
"Stubbled across this place recently and has become a local favourite. The crepes are heavenly. Service has been exceptional each time. Does get busy..."
Ben Coventry
"Great cafe with friendly crew.When I go through really early in the morning George is always there with a smile and consistent high quality..."
Reados
"Really friendly staff, decent coffee and some interesting food, the blt on a brioche roll is delicious but no doubt bad for you. Relaxed ambiance out..."
Ed Cook
"This place is my favorite place to go for breakfast. Coffee is great, food is sensational, staff are friendly, what else do you need. Love this..."
Jayne Drury
"Great little spot with an interesting menu. Have enjoyed a number of brunches here - with staff going the extra mile to help you get settled and..."
Hungry Vego
"Food is good there. It was funny that the only two times we were there for brunch , they did get my orders wrong on both occasions..."
Pulch
"Decided to try for brunch. The staff were super friendly and provided excellent service with a smile. They offered to turn the heater on for me..."
Sharon
"Been coming here from when they first opened. The food and service is outstanding. Place is always buzzing. Coffee is delicious. You may have to wait..."
Angie
"One of our favourite lunch places now...wonderful staff and great coffees...we all love the Louisi burger and the chips...haven't tried the pastries..."
Miam Miam
"This is my go to local. Awesome food, coffee and wonderful staff. Love their presentation of chai. They make so many things them selves that it gives..."
Regallizy
"Awesome food and coffee. Apart from their great menu I love that they change things up with their specials. Wonderful staff that make you feel..."
Sveto
"I just recently moved to the area and so so happy with service and quality of food from Miss Alex n Co. The coffee and food always good... Service is..."
Adhya
"Great food, friendly people, good coffee, nice music. Try the chilli eggs with all the extras. The side of ships is amaze balls. Nuff said. Go..."
Al Wilkinson
"Triple threat- great service, coffee & food!. It was busy on arrival yet we were seated quickly, coffees were delicious, satisfying the long black..."
Kellyowen555
"Such lovely food, consistently good every time I'm in. Accommodating and willing to go the extra mile for their customers. My new favourite spot and..."
Louisesr
"Great service, chilled vibe, fresh food. This is exactly what I expect from a great Melbourne cafe. I have been here a few times and enjoy sitting in..."
Zomg_Melbourne
"Good food, good vibes. Really tasty food, with some refreshing takes on gone brunch classics. The only thing better than the food here if the staff...."
Milner406
"Bircher Muesli with Honey Greek Yoghurt, Iranian Fig and Blueberry Compote. Best Bircher I've ever..."
Olive
"Trina's 40th Birthday. Wow where do i start? food amazingStaff fantasticBusiness Owners - absolute pleasureVenue exquisite..."
Barebuddha
"Coffee was great. Jojo burger was one of the best burgers I've ever had. Friendly and fast..."
Matt Fu Smith
Barkers Larder Bakey
91/100 (280 ratings)
Restaurants
French
"Cute place, not a huge selection of breads but the person behind the counter was super helpful. We got some bread rolls for lunch but next time I..."
Piggyeatalot
"This is the best bakery in Melbourne! Their sourdough is just perfection! Not only breads, but also cookies and cakes... every time I go there, I buy..."
Tommy
"This cute little bakery is an absolute hidden gem here in Melbourne. Whether you buy bread, cookies or croissants or whatever else they have on..."
Gene
"Come here most weekends to grab a sourdough and croissant. One of the few places in Melbourne where i can just smash half the loaf on its own just..."
PedGetsFed
"The most delicious unusual twist on olive bread, which is more like a twisted croissant style flaky pastry with olives. Comes in two sizes and..."
Maphilldas
"Yeah like everyone keeps saying, this place has the best bread in Melbourne. Probably just a matter of time before you will need to line up out the..."
Trevor Johnston
"Sourdough, panini, oat and date..."
JZY
"get BAGUETTE with your meal of the night, or with good butter. Get FIVE FRUITS SOURDOUGH for your toast, on its own. Get DATES & OATS SLICE for an..."
Zhitian Zhang
"I am French, so I have ridiculously high standards when it comes to bread. I find that 95% of the bread sold in Australia is pure rubbish, especially..."
Gui
"Best Sourdough bread in Melbourne! I am an avid fan of Sourdough bread, and had walked past this shop a few weeks ago. Decided to pop in this..."
Food Architect
"Omg best bread ever!!! You have to try! Even the cheap plain Turkish bread ($1.25) tastes so good!! 😋😋😋. ..."
World In A Bite
"Great bakery, but how does it survive?. Baker's Larder is a place that makes me scratch my head and wonder "What is this doing HERE, and how does it..."
Bukko Boomeranger
"Yes. Great chewy bread. Love the casalinga! The twists are really delicious..."
Dani R
"I am in love with their Oats and Dates cake. Very subtle sweet dates taste surrounded by the crunchy, yet very tasty..."
SumayaBaitalmal
"Amazing breads!!! Best bakery in..."
Faina S.
"Best bread ever!. After discovering that there seems to be an ingredient in commercial bread that disagrees with me and makes me quite ill, it was a..."
Ren
"Amazing little bakery. Bread is made daily. We have tried Fig and ginger sourdough, Apricot and walnut sourdough and the Rosemary and olive twist and..."
Luke T Kelly
"When I saw it I couldn't believe it that I found bakery just around the corner from my house . Every bread I tried was amazing now I'm buying..."
Sitting Bull
"Highly recommended!. I live near this place but only visited for the first time today. I wish I'd done so sooner!I bought some orange and..."
Shane Hewitt
"Excellent quality bread, love the baguettes, Turkish rolls, olive bread and fruit loaf. Definitely a hidden gem given its unusual location but worth..."
CGL1
"Great new bakery specialising in sourdough. Heaps of enticing choices: olive, walnut, fig etc Realistic prices too- $4-ish for olive bread, not $8!..."
Sam Difference
"Bread delights and surprises. Walking along St Kilda Road I was surprised to see a tiny bakery with an enticing dlsplay of breads in the window. I've..."
Amanda Scotney
"Give This a Go!. We live in the East St Kilda neighbourhood and were thrilled to find this artisan bakery open up on St KIlda Road just before the..."
Foodie Mum
Monroe's Burgers & Beers
91/100 (257 ratings)
Restaurants
Barbecue
American
Australian
Lunch
Dinner
"The truffle fries were..."
Ann T
"Great experience. Burger with brie cheese was absolutely delicious and my vegan friend really appreciated the full vego menu they offer. Also had a..."
Jayde
"Loved the unique variety of burgers that exceeds expectations! Would definitely stop by every time I come down to St Kilda Beach!..."
Luke Huynh
"Such a wonderful place to hang out with friends on a warm Saturday afternoon!Love their burgers and loaded fries! 😍🤤Fair prices,..."
Divya Seshadri
"The dishes were absolutely incredible! Perfectly hot chips and mouthwatering burgers! Thanks so..."
Sanya Wadhwa
"Everyone has that burger place that you find, that amazing burger shop that just know what they are doing, a place that you will go out your way just..."
HEARD Magazine
"I can't wait to make this a regular destination this Summer! This burger venue could actually not tick more boxes if it tried! From the friendly..."
McKenzie Collins
"newly opened in St Kilda, Monroe’s burger game is certainly strong! we lover the “daddy Mac” special which was deeeelicious! If you’re keen..."
@twogoodtoresist
"We were kindly invited to Monroe’s Burgers to try their delicious food. We ordered the special ‘Dirty Secret’ burger which was 24 hr hickory..."
Willtravelforfood17
"A solid burger feed in the heart of Stkilda. Loved the beef burger and the amazing loaded fries with pulled beef!..."
Southside Melbourne
"UNDISPUTEDLY HANDS DOWN ONE OF THE BESTMonroe's has been on our Food Map for so long but being in Healesville, we never really had the..."
Edible Melbourne
"Grugs absolute favourite burger place..."
Grugs Burgers
"We were invited in for burgers and beer at the recently opened Monroe’s Burgers on Acland Street St Kilda. With a similar menu to the often packed..."
Espy Eats
"This is a pretty chill place and would be great for a group hang out. Friendly staff. The burger patty was a bit on the saltier side so it wasn't..."
April
"These were the best burgers we’ve had in recent memory. Our Double Cheezus Deluxe, Swine Time, large beer battered hand cut chips, aioli and a $10..."
Ed
"Such a great experience! Juicy and tasty burgers! Mac and cheese croquettes are delicious as well . Variety of craft beer.! Waitress they..."
Salomon Andres Anais Saavedra
"Ask any Australian / Melbournian abot Monroe's Burger and Beers and they will only one adjective 'Excellent', unanimously.Monroe's need no..."
Ozzy Kunnu
"🍗 FRIED CHICKEN FRIDAY! FULLY CHICK BRO! 😎.A duck was about to cross the road when a Chicken said, "don't do it bro, you'll never..."
Melbourne Food Wanderer
"Delicious burgers!! Highly recommend 😊The cheeseburger fries were also pretty good although they were a little too salty imo, and even more..."
Jasmine
"Monroe's came down to Sydney for a the burger expo and I just had to try 'The Tribute' because how could you say no to a burger that consist of..."
Alice Chau Nguyen
"Visited Monroe's Burgers & Beer in St Kilda over the weekend to try their weekly special - Nashville Hot BurgerWe tried the Nashville Hot..."
Ebony Rose
"We came here for a meal after looking through the burger options on Zomato and wanted to try my new Zomato Gold membership. We were not..."
Tanya Bourne
"Amazing burger. We had the special with double patty and brisket. One of the rare times I can eat a big burger without all the contents falling out...."
Jai.leong
The Local Taphouse
91/100 (2302 ratings)
Restaurants
Bar
Australian
Pub
After-hours
Dinner
Drinks
Lunch
Mussels
Burger
"probably still the best craft beer bar in melbourne. great beer lineup, good vibe, tasty eats, friendly..."
Joel Kenyon
"Great place for beer lovers. Good selection on tap, good music, laid back..."
Tassos Marinitsis
"great selection of craft and rotating taps, have also been showing the world cup the last few weeks! great weekend entertainment and knowledgeable..."
Peter Adams
"Came here last Friday to try the Garage Project's Silk Road range and had the best time! Bar staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Comfy couch..."
Bernadette Baker
"Excellent night last night at the Best of British Spectapular. Great beer, great music, great food. Fav beer Gipps St - yes I know not a UK one but..."
Jaxs Reed
"Great atmosphere, great beers and every meal I've had has been excellent quality and cooked well. Enjoy every visit and we bring family and friends..."
Tegan Benic
"Great atmosphere and fantastic range of craft beers. They had a tap takeover when we were there and it was awesome! Highly..."
Anneliese White
"A great selection of beer, wine and spirits. Great food and good..."
Ruth Angus
"The Local Taphouse was recommended. Excellent service. Great tasting burger. Barman very knowledgeable about the various beers available...."
Wantgoodservice
"This was a bit hard to get to for us but definitively worth the effort. You walk up the stairs and are confronted by one of those Melbourne..."
Jeff
"This pub is really cool, love it.  I came here on a Sunday night and it was really busy, there was trivia downstairs which I didn't realise until I..."
Simmyeats.Melb
"If you love your craft beer. This is a place you want to make a stop. MUST actually. As far as I know, one of Melbournes few bars the have a daily..."
Rida Hakeem
"Beautiful place with kind staffs and great atmosphere. Fireplace on the wall is really good in the winter season. Had southern fried..."
Swindler
"We did the Wednesday night steak as it was (Wednesday) 😁. Both really impressed with the food, drinks and service. Goofy was our waitress and she..."
Graham Waller
"Lovely staff who are knowledgeable with their offerings. Food tasty and perfect match with a nice cold beer. Cosy environment with comfy..."
John
"Beer garden is great in summer, good range of beers and other drinks are reasonably priced. One of the best places to be if you manage to get a table..."
Dani Boudville
"Everything was amazing! Had the fried chicken, charcuterie board (one of the best I've ever had), duck cassoulet, Brussels sprouts and mac and..."
Martina De Zilva
"So go for the beer and then have the pie special. We have been there a few times now and always amazing array of beers. Warm and inviting atmosphere..."
Comfy Chairs
"Had the chicken Parma here again and once again it didn’t disappoint!! How can you go past the beer battered chips that come with it. Great beer..."
Revolver
"I'ma go on record and say this is one of the best pubs this side of the city in terms of craft beers. Great atmosphere, knowledgeable bar staff and..."
J0rdz
"Well, walked in at around 10:30 on a Monday night and found it bustling. The staff is amazing. Polite and have some really good knowlege about the..."
Aanart Bhachech
"Went to have a few drinks. Excellent beer selection. The place is super cozy. It can be an advantage or a disadvantage: the place is smoke free...."
Francesco
"I was struggling to catch on to the vibe here and the things that are thought to justify the current buoyant 4.2 rating. It’s ok but I kept..."
Two Sheds
"We've been here before and we're impressed with the Parma's and beer choices. While still impressed with their beer selection, the food and service..."
Clare
"My favourite local pub. Always friendly service and new beers to try on tap. I love the rooftop space in summer and winter (with the fire). It does..."
KatMmm
"Great atmosphere. The live band really added to the ambiance. Good food, definitely worth another visit. Amazing choice of local and other..."
Garth
"Great pub that works well in both summer & winter. Long list of beers as you would expect and a great rooftop atmosphere or cosy downstairs area...."
Whats On The Grill?
"Went last Friday! Confit duck leg is phenomenal!!!This is a very classy pub! Wide selections of drinks but not meals but what they do, they do..."
Allen Curtis
"I don't get to visit as often as I'd like, but when i do visit, I always have a good time. Buzzing atmosphere, hearty food and a great selection of..."
Feedme
"Always a solid feed and great beer selection! Yassss! The staff here are quite knowledgeable and are so happy to help with any questions or queries..."
Ariana Zoe
"Craft beers and southern fried chicken. These are my favorite reasons to keep visiting them again and again. They are open during morning with shaded..."
Jeeth John
"An interesting experience, I recommend the beer sampler set at this place. Service is good with friendly bartenders. Decor is classic euro pub with a..."
Hungry Jeweller
"Nice spot to catch up with friends. Upstairs is cool and great when open, but downstairs with the open fireplace and variety of high chairs, lounges..."
Kimberley Leggett
"Great location, this place had great food and even better beer. The staff were fabulous:) I loved the open fire, it kept us warm in the..."
Gabrielle Trenbath
"Rate this place highly. Massive beer range and friendly staff and they're always happy to answer any questions or give recommendations.Bar..."
Snackloverbaby
"My daughters engagement party was held here in the upstairs function room. The staff were very accommodating and attentive. The atmospheric..."
SusieQ
"The Local Taphouse St Kilda East is a craft beer institution, and has dedicated itself to providing Melburnians the best of craft beer since the very..."
The City Lane
"This place is awesome!! Love their beer collection.. for all the beer lovers in Melbourne, this one is a must visit. There is a great long list of..."
Divya Sharma
"Easily one of my favours restaurants. Menu has all your favourites and at a responsible price. The Burger and Parma are on point. But the..."
Mrs Brunch
"Great service, friendly staff, best fried chicken, huge selection of beers, feels like a local. Small rooftop with a fireplace. Would highly..."
Renee Russo
"Fantastic choice of beer - always changing so there is always something new and exciting to try. Staff are very friendly and knowledgable. Will..."
Brungiel
"Hit up this place for the first time after doing some research on Zomato.Came for a dinner celebration for a friend with a table of 8...."
Shaun Langdon
"The beer selection gets a big A+. Have previously had a brew here which had whiskey undertines and it remains one of my favorite beers ever. Lots of..."
Ben Goodman
"Have been several times now, tried a variety of dishes and loved everything. You get a real sense of it being freshly prepared at the restaurant..."
April_eats
"Dropped into the local tap house for lunch on Monday and were not disappointed. Wonderful atmosphere, the area upstairs is great, the beer selection..."
Paul
"What a lovely place!! It has got everything you need, and caters to different needs- great variety of beer, bar food, restaurant style food, live..."
FoodHedonist
"That fried chicken!! Yummza!!!Ofcourse the beer at The Local is super too, didn't get the best beer selection award at Melbourne Pub awards for..."
Shruti Sood
"I am a here on a regular basis, stopping by every couple of weeks.  The beer variety is constantly changing which is fantastic but also suck.  When..."
Rhys McCarthy
"Located in Carlise Street and hosting a massive amount of craft beers on (rotating) taps and a laid-back rooftop, the Local Taphouse has earned its..."
Thelazydiner
"A friend of a friend said that The Local Taphouse knows how to Parmy! They did not lie! This beast of a chicken Parma was thick, tasty and not too..."
Mouthing_off
"With a rooftop bar upstairs, and a pub downstairs, this local joint caters to all sorts. Rather than trying to please everyone and anyone, they..."
Melbourne Glutton
"With a rooftop bar upstairs, and a pub downstairs, this local joint caters to all sorts. Rather than trying to please everyone and anyone, they..."
Melbourne Glutton
"Really enjoyed this pub, great food, massive servings and fresh and tasty! Great beer selection! Great roof top bar, perfect place for some sunny..."
Ashleigh7713
"Great pub food & amazing roof top bar. Love this place & chose it for my birthday drinks twice in a row. Great choice of beers on tap too. The live..."
Deborah Pacheco
"Beer heaven! Great rooftop! Great atmosphere! Doesn't seem to be enough staff on as we were left waiting in line for a beer a bit to long (10ish..."
Stephendiageo233
"I mainly come here for the food (put your pitchforks away, beer connoisseurs!) we had a large group who ordered a wide range of things from the menu..."
Iamapotato
"Loved the restaurant!!!! Great beer tasting and great beer I chose to continue! Don't renember the name but it had a citrys flavir!!!!The food was..."
Clemencia Liliana
"This place has the best fried chicken ever! Sat in the courtyard outside and the place had a great atmosphere. Staff were great and service was..."
Steph
"Always interesting beers on tap. Food very good, atmosphere hard to beat regardless,if upstairs or downstairs. Usually a good night out with friends...."
MrJan
"We had a great night here. The atmosphere is really nice and it's a nice place for any nice occasion. The assortment of beers were great and would..."
FatPigeon
"Only rating this for the beer. As an Englishman I love my "proper beer" and this place never disappoints. Great place to grab a pint in the winter by..."
Snooter2Tooter
"Great chicken Parma and the best selection of beers I've seen in Melbourne. Sunday's are trivia night which is always fun and I've won a few beer..."
Pedro
"Had the most amazing beef burger here, never tasted such a good burger in my life! The atmosphere was great, and so were the beers and ciders!..."
Florence May Hamper
"Amazing food (and beer obviously!). Staff could not have been more friendly or helpful when selecting from the huge range of tap beers. Will..."
Justin Grima
"Great pub! Good selection of beers, and the bartenders are super helpful when trying to figure out which one you want. Make sure you get the Southern..."
Kadija Howes
"After a long time coming we can gladly say we finally made it to the famous St Kilda local tap house. It’s safe to say this place is well known for..."
Parmasofmelbourne
"My absolute favourite pub in Melbourne. Heaps of delicious beers on tap that are constantly changing. The food here is delicious, make sure you get..."
ItsTrueFatKidsLoveFood
"Cool place with a large selection of ales on tap, decent selection with Pale Ales, IPAs, APAs, etc which I like. Tasting paddle of 5 x 90ml, is..."
Simon Ck
"As any fan of beer knows, ‘beer goes with everything!’ However, it is undeniable that a well-paired beer and pub meal combo is one of life’s..."
Trading Plates
"Excellent food and great service. Atmosphere also really good. Reasonable prices for the food, chicken Parma was huge. Would re-visit and recommend..."
Nicola
"Food is okay, nothing special. Decent but not really why you want to go here.The beers however is the true reason to go here.Vast selection..."
CBF Glutton
"Thoroughly enjoyed our evening here. Great food, great service and great beer. I had the steak and my partner had the Parma. The steak was perfectly..."
Katie O'Keeffe
"That fried chicken!. Fried Chicken at it's finest - it really is my local and the food is on point! Will always come back for the Fried..."
Liveeatdrinklovefood
"Last night we went out for dinner to The Local Taphouse. Its a small old school pub, beer bottles lining the walls. A typical kitschy type of place..."
Dale Stewart (Noliwarts)
"The to share menu looks amazing, reading through you think, yes, yes, yes! They all sound delicious, the fish tacos were my least preferred choice of..."
Jar-Fed
"The local taphouse is all about great beer. The European inspired tavern specializes in craft beers. They have an extensive range of continually..."
Olive Sundays
"Both the downstairs and upstairs bartenders were very knowledgeable and were very keen to assist me in my trip around the world. The beer garden..."
Epicurean Of Southbank
"The Local Taphouse was a pub I had never heard of untill it was suggested to me a short while ago by @beergirlbites on Twitter, I gave the website a..."
Parma Daze
"Fantastic spot in the hub of Carlisle Street there is The Local Taphouse offering a welcome beer nad some pretty good food in a cosy local pub...."
FoodieAboutTown
"...fantastic range of beers, a chilled out atmosphere and also holds Beerista and Ale Stars Beer Appreciation courses which would have been..."
Foodie Cravings
"Not only do you guys have the best beer selection I've ever seen, you last night ridiculously sent my expectations of service and good food through..."
Stace Bianca Lenthall
"Up there with the best Melbourne has to offer!. The craft beers on selection here would make a non-drinker reconsider. Simply excellent beverages are..."
Mmarory
"Great beer selection, we had the paddle which was decent value for money. Lovely terrace outside and the chicken was so tasty! Will definitely..."
Kate Percival
"Felt like over the water! Our new fave!. I can't believe we have just found his place! Relaxing, cosy and the choice of ales and beers..."
Lucymullen88
"Best range of beers in the area. I can't believe we only just found The Local, it is quickly becoming our new favourite hang out, the best range of..."
Lady
Frankies Top Shop
91/100 (344 ratings)
Restaurants
Australian
"Coffee is wonderful. The atmosphere and layout of the place is fantastic. Very calming vibe. Great eat in and take out food options. Eager staff...."
Patrice M Evans
"Very good service and good food there, the staffs are very friendly and really knowledgable. Really recommend to come here for..."
Jimmy Nguyen
"Great place to relax over coffee or sample some of Michele's award-winning food from the new menu. Great addition to St. Kilda's café..."
David Haigh
"Avis en français pour les francophones : excellent café, avec de délicieux produits à manger comme à boire, sur place ou à emporter, et un..."
Elise Isil'zha
"What a fantastic space and if that's not enough, the food is absolutely fantastic. Don't forget to have a beautiful coffee or the salted caramel..."
Grant Cooper
"Just the best place in the neighbourhood. Almost reluctant to tell you how good it is, this little gem is going to get so well known it will be hard..."
Moira Bailey
"I love this shop.All foods very healthy.Tumeric latte is my lovely drink for..."
วรรณดิษย์ แว่นอินทร์
"Outstanding food and service.. easily one of Melbourne’s..."
Ray Blythe
"So good to have such an amazing cafe so close to home � unreal brunch..."
Christie Lee
"Finally somewhere local that ticks all the boxes. ✔️Great Coffee ✔️Great Staff ✔️Fabulous variety of Food ✔️Great attitude to..."
Jodie Maunder
"First visit and can not fault anything, food was great and service was..."
Marcus Bayer
"Enjoyed a great brekky and was inspired to start a basket of stuff for Mothers Day from their..."
Tony McManus
"Great new local cafe for grownups and big kids. Welcome to the hood..."
Ruth Krawat
"BRILLIANT !!!I ordered the Moroccan Cauliflower fritters which came with a gooey poached egg, sautéed kale and a delicious pumpkin hummus...."
T
"Great location, delightful staff, delicious food! Portions were on the smaller side, but enough.Cabinets inside were full of delicious looking..."
Morgs85
"Been back the third time now. We like this place at st Kilda. The omelette was full.of flavours and the fritter was great too. The coffee was above..."
Coco F
"Situated in the backstreets of St Kilda, Frankies Top Shop is a favourite amongst the locals - and it's easy to see why. Offering both indoor and..."
The New Fave
"Fantastic coffee,food and service! Wonderful warm environment, lots of homemade goodies that are just delicious! The Persian love cake is AMAZING!..."
Tristan Dooley
"Difficult to fault, service was friendly, attentive and professional. Premises was clean and comfortable. Food was very good and service quick...."
Diamond Nuts
"This place is so lovely! Great service, beautiful food for both eat in and takeaway. It's delicious and modern without being pretentious. I had the..."
Jessica Smith
"So in love with this gorgeous little café. Great selection of food and drink items and offers a cosy feel. It's a real asset to St. Kilda West, and..."
Stephanie Galea
"Stumbled across this cute but well run cafe after an event along the foreshore. There were plenty of staff and so they were very efficient. The..."
Catherine MacLean
"Great coffee, delicious food and service with a smile! I work around the corner so have had many coffees at Frankie's and they never disappoint! The..."
Renae Napolion
"Frankie’s Top Shop is a new local café and food store within the residential side of St Kilda, owned by renowned food writer, Michele Curtis. They..."
Nicole Tang
"Frankie’s Top Shop is a local café and food store located in St Kilda amongst residential apartments and holiday apartments, so close to the beach..."
The City Lane
"Awesome local cafe, great service and amazing food which comes out really fast. The coffee is great too. Inside has modern decor. We will definitely..."
MiddleParkMiss
"Delightful cafe . Beautiful food , tasty , healthy , some naughty too ! Great staff , pleasant, happy , helpful service . Nice energy here , decor -..."
Love It Or Like It
"Housed within the historic old Kiosk site in Cowderoy Street in St Kilda West, Frankie’s Top Shop is all about hearty, healthy, feel good..."
Gastrology
"Located inside a beautiful historic building (a former neighbourhood milk bar) in Cowderoy Street, St Kilda West, Frankie’s Top Shop is Michele..."
The Spice Adventuress
Lentil As Anything St Kilda
91/100 (1716 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
International
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Salad
Lasagne
Curry
Pancakes
Burger
"Really good meals and really great times here. They encourage people to eat more veggies and less meat which is what we should do. Australians as a..."
Katherine Chiu
"Such good quality food and service and for such a low price, of course we donated generously to show our appreciation, but it’s great that the..."
Rachel Chandler
"A lovely meal with great service from the volunteer staff. We will be regularly supporting..."
Troylee Layton Bancroft
"Restaurant where you pay what you think the meal is worth, great concept! Food is made with love here, flash your cash the treasure box with the..."
Shontelle Shonnie Byrne
"Great Food, you can pay what you like , a nice change and great members of staff..."
Amy Schofield
"Excellent food and very friendly staff. We will definitely be back. It was very busy too for a Wednesday..."
Hannah Baker
"Really good place, I loved the tasty food and the vibes ! So cool that I will return there for sure..."
Andreia Mendes
"Great food amazing people. Always had good service and beautiful..."
Jenny Nash
"Why do I go there? They're bossy and mindful, funny and with integrity. Oh and the food. Almost forgot. Just like..."
Itiz Di
"Omg one of the best places ever to eat just love..."
Melinda Eliasen
"Volunteered here for a while during my travels in Australia. Really miss the food, the people and vibe. Memories for a lifetime. Make sure to check..."
Christopher Brakk Staven
"Great concept, great food :) Glad I..."
Christine Farmer
"So delicious! And the service and atmosphere is the..."
Maria Pillath
"As a long time lover of the Lentil as Anything at Abbotsford convent, the St Kilda one left a little to be desired but is still a fun and yummy lunch..."
Always Hungry
"This restaurant is the best ! I really like . The pay as you feel concept is incredible. The burger is my favourite dish . Every time I have time try..."
Salomon Andres Anais Saavedra
"As an avid meat eater I was skeptical about visiting a vegetarian place but my girlfriend insisted! Very tight seating inside but not really an issue..."
Dale Zeinheiger Culpin
"I love lentils so much! I always get the green Thai curry it is sooo delicious and I love the idea of supporting the community and those less..."
Sassyfoodqueen
"Was here for lunch. Packed with people. The concept of this restaurant is you pay as much as you want. The menu is small consisting mainly of..."
Kimky
"The staff at lentil as anything are always lovely and happy to have a few jokes with my friends and I. I am a huuuuuuuge fan of the okonomiyaki!!..."
Moneta Tan
"I love this place. Of course the menu is very simple but is very good. If you are..."
Vinz Arena
"Service is very warm and friendly!Ordered:Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancakes)Delicious. Almost like the asian version of pizza...."
Superqdawgg
"This 'not for profit' is a gem, and its limited menu has something for everyone. The curry's are not spicy and could do with a little more oomph...."
Check Please
"I enjoy this place as it enables me to be cheap even though I make a decent wage. The pancakes are great and the curry is fine but I don't complain..."
P.J Middleclass
"I'm quite a fan of St Kilda Lentils because the team is very hard-working and kind. The food is always great, I love the Thali of the Day and..."
Jamil The Chai Wanderer
"I love the Lentil As Anything in Abbotsford so thought I would try this one.  Its a lot smaller and there is a fixed menu rather than a "help..."
Helen
"Food is so yummy here! Great little place. It feels very cramped and a bit uncomfortable inside, as it's so tiny and as some of the other reviews..."
Mary
"Good concept of pay as you feel, so it supports the homeless, unemployed and those who cannot afford to dine out. The food is awesome and the staff..."
කෑම ලෑස්තියි (Food Is Ready)
"Had an amazing thali with an Indian bean curry and Sri Lankan Beetroot curry cooked perfectly. Loved the food and the story behind this place makes..."
Kanchana Perera
"One of my favourite places to visit! I love the ethics behind the food and I am happy to generously pay for my meal. I love the vibe of the cafe...."
Zarzznoonan
"Lentil is my favourite vegetarian restaurant, they have a good menu, Curry, Pan cake (Okpnomoyaki) etc. of course they have hot beverages such as..."
Leandro
"One of my favourite vegetarian and vegan restaurants. I've tried every single thing o. The menu and it's ridiculously good! Such great staff and all..."
Nlaitken95
"Amazing veggo/vegan options! Great pay-as-you-feel initiative, supporting an awesome business with a community spirit. Always have the friendliest..."
Simone Lay
"Great! So delicious food!!!! I heard about this place many times, we finally tried and it was a fabulous experience!!!!! We tried pancakes &..."
MarkAndAnna.com.au
"Absolutely lovely.My meal was delicious, the volunteers were polite, the vibe was calm and amazing. Definitely going again and sharing with..."
Bebzy Nikora
"Despite balking at the prospect of a vegan burger, this was surprisingly delicious. The warm, crisp Turkish roll was what made it stand out, but the..."
Sweet And Sour Fork
"Can't recommend this place enough! Tasty, generous sized dishes for what you're paying! Absolutely love the atmosphere and the idea behind the..."
Laurie
"Amazing place! Love the idea behind this cute restaurant. The staff are very friendly and the food we ordered was great and the portions were large...."
Jannaheb
"Food was good, even though I am a carnivore, I enjoyed the Japanese pancake and lentil burger. Service was very slow,..."
Volkspartner
"Very special.. Lentils is a very special place. The unique concept attracts all kinds of people and the food is always filling and nourishing. I just..."
Christina O.
"Buzzy happy place. I had the selection of Curries and rice and my hubby are the lentil burger. Tasty if not earth shattering. Will happily return...."
The Food Queen
"Great concept... We went here because we loved the concept, what a great idea... We ordered the lasagne and the curry platter, both were pretty..."
George_Renee
"Bless you Lentil!!!!. Amazing food, incredible ethics and the chance to meet fabulous, unusual people, and share tables and chat. Just love this..."
StumpyF
"We arrived at 6pm on a Tuesday evening and were able to get a table straight away. We were pleasantly surprised by the many choices on the menu and..."
Tina
"I like it- I like that it's affordable to people who are a bit broke. I always feel awkward about how much I'm paying and end up like Larry David..."
Givepeasachance
"Love it!. There's something about the feeling of Lentil As Anything. It's the direct opposite of corporate dining; spartan and grungy and at the same..."
Mipiacemangiarebene
"Good Curry. Great beetroot curry. Service quite..."
Felicity1979
"Lovely :). Although in a cramped space, this place does a killer beetroot curry! The staff were super friendly and attentive when called for, not to..."
Eatingcookiedough
"Alright?!. It was a busy night when we rolled up so knew it would take a while for the food to come out, which it did. Staff were polite but..."
Flippin Chicken..
"What a great concept! Great portion size, food was fine, thank you and I'll be..."
Akid
"Lentils yumm. Love the concept, love the food... Coming back as often as I..."
Dorgos
"Staff are friendly, food is tasty and filling. Love the..."
Katieppie
"Different.... Interesting concept and not normally my style but tried it the other night. Food was nice and reasonable sized servings. Only complaint..."
Sarah
"Love it!. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is something unlike anything else. It really is a special place. I go there frequently with my..."
Stephanie
"Nice place. What a lovely place! I like the pay as you feel concept, it so refreshing in this day and age!I have been there a couple of times..."
Sarah
"Perfect for a poor backpacker as you only pay what you want. As it goes the food is fantastic, even if a little limited. The place is quite small so..."
Paul
"News Flash: Both Locals and Tourists Love "Lentil As Anything"!. Attention future dinners:This community-based, environmentally friendly and..."
J.
"Be generous!. For veggo food, Lentil is anything but bad. (For baaaaaad vegetarian, go across St. Kilda a bit to Soulmama. Or better yet, don't.) As..."
Bukko Boomeranger
"I've been to Lentil quite a few times over the years, but haven't been there for about 2 years now. I was looking forward to going back for lunch..."
Weno
"I Love Lentil. I actually get cravings for Lentil As Anything. Their okonomiyaki, variety of curries and the laissez-faire attitude of all who go..."
Virginia Streit
"Atmosphere. Loved the beetroot curry staff so friendly and the chef came over to check if we were enjoying our food ....the dish washer was easy on..."
Emmy
"Great concept!. Have been going to lentils for years and find the food to be really good depending on the cook. love their concept but feel sorry for..."
GregL
"No prices on the menu. Unusual concept of paying what you feel! Our overseas guests likes the bohemian decor and warm service. The food was of varied..."
Kwanghui
En Izakaya
91/100 (954 ratings)
Restaurants
Asian
Vegetarian Friendly
Japanese
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner
Lunch
Salmon
Tempura
Salad
Tuna
Prawns
Eggplant
Crab
Beef
"Hidden along the quieter end of Carlisle Street in Balaclava, this Japanese eatery could easily be missed. Promoting itself as modern Japanese, En..."
Melbourne Lifestyle Blog
"I have been coming here for years and just realised I have never written a well deserved 5 star review. This is a quiet, smaller..."
Lily Steiner
"On ANZAC Day eve we were grateful to find a romantic restaurant open for dinner! The interior was moody with stylish drop lighting and the service..."
M.
"Had the following dishes:Tuna and spring onion yuba – The raw tuna seems to be partially minced with finely diced spring onion, wrapped..."
.itadakimasu~
"Had their wagyu beef burger set lunch menu and it was good, even though it is a fushion resto but taste wise was authentic japanese, not chinese as..."
MF
"Food (7/10): came here for a pre dinner meal and I wouldn't say the food was amazing but it certainly wasn't bad. En izakaya serves Japanese tapas..."
Eating Sushi
"Venue - it's a cosy venue with tables a little close together. Some Japanese features and architecture (like heading to the bathroom) scattered..."
Flying Forward
"Had a lovely dining experience here for dinner on a Wednesday night. Looks a little on the fancier side of casual dining, but carried some nice, good..."
Cynthia Giang
"The plating is really lovely, the tuna with wasabi even better. The sorbet is really more of a granitta, either way again a knock out. Salad also..."
Nelly
"All five adults enjoyed a close to perfect Mothers Day lunch today. We ordered 9 dishes, plus rice for under $40 a head. The menu is modern, diverse..."
Droolfactor
"This place sells itself really, the photo's are accurate, the restaurant looks really nice inside out. Staff are friendly. I went here on Valentines..."
Dave Pham
"Great modern Japanese food at affordable prices. Friendly service and a good wine list. Book a table for an evening meal as it's often packed out...."
BonBonV
"Went here last Sunday when it was hot so major relief inside! Beautiful experience as the restaurant was empty but we knew it was meant to be great..."
Lozza MW
"Everything was amazing !!! I love it ! Must order the wasabi sauce on raw tuna and tuna wrapped in tofu !! Thank you for the good food !!..."
Samantha
"Absolutely love this restaurant! Modern Japanese tapas is delicious!!! This quaint little restaurant serves up the most interesting and tasty food...."
@twogoodtoresist
"OMG. We visited for lunch and chose from the luncheon menu. We opted for the vegetarian option. Miso for starters, rice, salad x 2, tofu and..."
Check Please
"We opted for En Izakaya’s lunch set menu plus we ordered a couple of extra dishes as most items on the menu sounded very enticing! We thoroughly..."
Foodinfocusz
"Very chilled vibe. Came in at 4:30pm and were the only ones here. Food came out at a reasonable pace and was absolutely top notch. A little bit..."
Jack
"It's a lovely place for japanese fusion.While it does sit on the pricey side there are some real gems on the menuThe eggplant..."
.xLngo
"I have been here 5 or 6 times over the past couple of years. Always a good experience whether the great value lunch deals or nice dinners. Highly..."
Paul
"Went here after having post Japan holiday blues and the food here blew my mind. If you're thinking about going here- just do it! It's pricey but a..."
Custard Queen
"The food here is excellent. As others have mentioned, this is authentic Japanese food with a modern fusion-y twist. There is a good mix of..."
Markmulcair
"My hubby and I went for dinner at En Izakaya and had a great experience. The food was amazing, service was friendly and as first timers there we..."
Emilia
"This nifty little Japanese place is great. First thing to notice - the service is amazing! Staff are very polite, helpful and attentive to detail...."
Brungiel
"My partner took me here for a surprise, as I love Japanese. The food was divine, and the service was lovely. They brought out each serving one at a..."
Ashleigh Paul
"The dishes here were delectable and well presented. Our waitress recommended 4-5 dishes to share between two people which turned out to be just the..."
DAMMIT JANET I LOVE FOOD
"One of my favourite Jap restaurants in Melbourne! Love the food! Lovely small restaurant with a great atmosphere too!! Highly recommended!!!..."
Jack
"Love this gem!! Consistently good and of a high standard!! Been here a few points and always walked out happy. good customer service too. Keep it up...."
Jl
"Really enjoyed dinner here. The tuna sashimi was exquisite, it was topped with a wasabi dressing and pistachio nuts. Delicious! We also had the..."
Netty
"Had lunch here today and here's a brief outline of what we thought of it:- Decor/ambience: Quite good, the dining space is clean and modern,..."
Kimmy_desu
"Great wine list and reasonable priced. I am not a huge Japanophile so cannot comment on the authenticity but the food is delicious and specials spot..."
Edward Schweitzer
"This is probably one of the very few places that you will find exceptional authentic Japanese food in Melbourne. The service is great, the food is..."
Kirbz-t
"Went there with two friends on 11/6. At Lunch they have these fantastic 17$ menus. I took Seafood Menu: Tuna sashimi, Salmon Fillet and Fried Salmon..."
Maurice Bisaccia
"Nice food. I’ve been there several times. Food is always very nice, but they should be more careful about their rice. It’s somehow dry and..."
Kefalonica
"Braised Otway Pork Belly is AMAZING if you like pork belly (which I love love love).Miso Pumpkin Soup was on the specials board and it's a..."
Shanton
"When we arrived at 7pm, the place was less than half filled. But gradually it was fully packed as the night goes on. Did notice the crowd was made up..."
Cltyw
"I have a confession to make. When En Izakaya debuted with 3 stars in Cheap Eats this year I didn't understand what the fuss was all about, but that..."
What's For Tea
"We have eaten here several times and introduced other friends. The food is great with different takes on Japanese flavours and dishes. I love the..."
Tanya Lee
"Great food. Went here on Valentine's Day, great food and venue. Highly recommend the pork belly and beef dish. Great place for a date, will..."
Michelle Flanagan
"Highly recommend and the service is excellent, must..."
Will
"Quality Japanese food for the discerning palate. Developing an addiction for the tuna sashimi (with wasabi pistachio sauce, unbelievable!) and the..."
Angie St Kilda
"So amazing! Food was beyond good and staff were excellent. They are very accommodating to vegans and vegetarians (for vegans: just mention it to..."
Molly
"Still Great place to be.. Been here a couple of time for last 2 years or so, as we live bit far from Balaclava. This place is still one of the best..."
Foodiejs72
"We'll be back!. Thank you for such a lovely lunch. Between the four of us we shared 8 dishes. All were beautifully presented and tasted delicious!..."
Sarah
"Simon Beeton. This place is a gem. We discovered in our day living locally but still return now were living in Mentone. Great food, authentic..."
Simon B
"Love this place!. Love this place. Personally didn't like the ox tongue but everything else was perfect . Will definitely come..."
Ad
"This is my neighbourhood gem, have been going to En Izakaya regularly since it opened. Always top quality food and amazing service. Andrew (owner)..."
Brunchlover
"Delish. Absolutely amazing. We had bar seats which was excellent - luckily we called around 6pm on a Saturday night as we got the last two spots in..."
Feeding_frenzy
"Oishii Japanese. Everything we ordered was delicious, especially the ox tongue. The ox tongue was perfectly cooked and is definitely one of the best..."
Hungry Hippo
"Excellent Food. We really enjoyed the food here, especially the Kingfish Carpaccio. Servings are not large, as befits this style of Japanese, bit we..."
Babyboomer
"Absolutely love this place! Is on the dearer side for someone who has a huge appetite but it's so worth it. I highly recommend the sashimi salmon..."
Hungry Little Hippo
"Nothing to fault here. Great food and service in a warm and welcoming environment. Whole menu was good but the BBQ calamari salad was surprisingly..."
Matt
"LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!. This place always hits the spot!It's a party in your..."
BetterbeWTC
"Cozy, quaint & splendid. Went for a nice family dinner and wanted to try something new. En Izakaya was perfect, from there cozy environment,..."
FrequentDiner28
"I booked this restaurant for a Sunday night at 6:30pm. I arrived a little earlier and was seated straight away. It's a very cosy place, and allowed..."
AJ
"Flawless as usual. Every dish was perfect. The calamari, pork belly, the fish, the salad, the wagyu beef, the wine, the service. I love this place...."
Mike Hunt
"Great food & service, the sweet potato dumplings are a must!! can't wait to..."
Shane
"Respite from the generic. Izakaya s - good ones - showcase a brilliant fusion of Japanese and western flavours en izakaya is no exception. The design..."
Artfutures
"Fantastic!. We love this place! The owners and staff are so friendly and the food is always exceptional and so reasonably priced. The tuna sashimi in..."
Siobhán Jones
"A very authentic japanese experience. Many flavours reminded me of the more interesting dishes i ate in Japan. You probly need 3-4 dishes per person..."
NDAJ
"Most amazing Japanese I have ever had. Very unusual dishes and very tasty but also delicate and not too heavy. Service was..."
Rosalyn Gladwin
"Tonight we at at En Izakaya for our son's birthday and the food was out standing. The highlights were the thinly sliced grade 9 Wagu beef served with..."
Kim Hennig
"Perfect service and great food. The service here was flawless. The food was divine. Portions were a little on the small side but tasted so fabulous..."
C_bright
"Amazing meal!! Best in..."
Sam Lynch
"Great Japanese Restaurant. We had a delightful Japanese dinner here. Service was friendly and helpful, servings were ample and the pricrs reasonable...."
Grome
"Awesome!. Fantastic service. Cute set-up.AMAZING food.Very well presented. And best of all -..."
Louise Miles-Hallal
"Great Japanese. Went last night. Service was fantastic, staff very knowledgeable.Im vegetarian and although the pickings were slim, ordered..."
Jason