Melbourne is not just a great city for food, it’s also the hotspot for great theatre. From Harry Potter and Shrek to Warhorse and live music acts at The Forum. Going to a show also means considering where to eat, and with hundreds of options it can be a daunting decision. So here is our hit list of choices for eating well in and around the Melbourne theatre district.
Bar Saracen – Delicious Middle Eastern inspired food and flavours. Enjoy a full meals or a few bites with a glass of wine. PS don’t miss the amazing hummus!
The Windsor Hotel – Classic dining experience and the famous afternoon tea in the beautiful One Eleven dining room. Just a few minutes stroll from The Princess and perfect for theatre goers
Sunda – Award-winning dishes combining modern South East Asian flavours with native Australian ingredients by chef, Khanh Nguyen.
Annam – Beautiful, fresh and creative food inspired by the cuisines of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Bar available for quick bites and drinks too.
Longsong – Beautiful Asian influenced bar and grill with heaps of options for tasty snacks and food cooked over charcoal.
The European – Excellent dining with a menu from across Europe, and wines to match. Smaller sibling City Wine Shop is just next door for great food and wine in a more casual style.
Juliet Melbourne – Awesome bar with great food, cocktails and vibe, hidden away in a cool basement location in Little Bourke Street.
Punch Lane Winebar – Great service, food, wine and cheese choices in a beautiful setting on Little Bourke Street. A classic quality Melbourne food destination.
SPQR Pizza – When you need to enjoy awesome woodfired pizza, with some top wine and beer choices in a cool setting, SPQR hits the spot every time!
Ombra – Sibling of Grossi Florentino and home to delicious Italian inspired food and wine. Highly recommended!