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Summary

This 48-hour food itinerary in Melbourne takes you on a culinary journey through the city's best rooftop bars, markets, famous eat streets, and top-notch restaurants. From enjoying pre-dinner cocktails with city views to exploring bustling markets and dining at legendary eateries, this guide offers a comprehensive taste of Melbourne's vibrant food scene.

🍽️ Melbourne Evening Delights

Begin your Melbourne food adventure with a visit to a rooftop bar, followed by a choice of top-notch restaurants for an unforgettable dinner experience.

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🍸 Loop Roof

Loop Roof is a quintessentially Melbourne-style rooftop bar adorned with an exotic garden, offering a perfect setting to soak up the city views while enjoying pre-dinner cocktails.

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Ideal for soaking up the city atmosphere with a cocktail in hand.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 481 785 190
🌐   Website: http://www.looprooftopbar.com.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 1-3 hours
📍   Address: 3/23 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
🔗   Profiles: Facebook Instagram

🍽️ Cumulus Inc.

Cumulus Inc. is one of the celebrated restaurants on Flinders Lane, known for its culinary excellence and inviting ambiance.

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Choose between Cumulus Inc., Chin Chin, Supernormal, or Gimlet for a delightful dinner experience.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 9650 1445
🌐   Website: http://cumulusinc.com.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 1-2.5 hours
📍   Address: 45 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
🔗   Profiles: Instagram Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn

🍽️ Day 1: Melbourne's Culinary Journey

Explore Melbourne's vibrant food scene from morning markets to famous eat streets, ending with a degustation menu at a northside restaurant.

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📍 Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market is a bustling market known for its fresh produce, delicious borek, and the lively Deli Hall. It's a must-visit for food lovers, offering a wide array of culinary delights.

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Arrive early to enjoy the market at its best and follow the queue for a delicious borek. Don't miss the brekky bratwurst and baked goods in the Deli Hall.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 9320 5822
🌐   Website: http://www.qvm.com.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
📍   Address: Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
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📍 Smith & Daughters

Smith & Daughters, located in Fitzroy, is arguably Australia's best vegan restaurant, offering sensational meat-free dishes that will tantalize your taste buds. The restaurant provides a diverse and creative menu that showcases the best of vegan cuisine.

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A great choice for lunch with a variety of vegan options. Be sure to try their innovative and flavorful dishes that redefine vegan dining.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 9123 1712
🌐   Website: https://www.smithanddaughters.com/
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 2 hours
📍   Address: 107 Cambridge St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
🔗   Profiles: Facebook Instagram

📍 Cutler & Co.

Cutler & Co., a renowned northside restaurant, is known for its refined dining experience and exquisite degustation menu. The restaurant offers a sophisticated and elegant ambiance, perfect for a memorable culinary experience.

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Perfect for a sophisticated dinner experience. Booking in advance is recommended to secure a table and indulge in their meticulously crafted degustation menu.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 9419 4888
🌐   Website: http://www.cutlerandco.com.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 3 hours
📍   Address: 55/57 Gertrude St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
🔗   Profiles: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn

Sunday: Melbourne's Art and Flavors

Wind down your foodie adventure with a leisurely brunch, explore Melbourne's art scene, and enjoy another memorable dining experience.

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Proud Mary

Start your Sunday with next-level coffee and brunch at this renowned cafe.

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A must-visit for coffee enthusiasts and brunch lovers.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 9417 5930
🌐   Website: https://www.proudmarycoffee.com.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
⏳   Typical duration: 25 min to 1.5 hr
📍   Address: 172 Oxford St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
🔗   Profiles: Facebook

Ian Potter Centre

Explore the Australian art collection at this cultural landmark in Federation Square.

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Combine your visit with a taste of Victorian seasonal produce at nearby eateries.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 8620 2222
🌐   Website: http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
📍   Address: Federation Square, Flinders St &, Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
🔗   Profiles: YouTube

Vue de Monde

End your weekend with a dining experience at one of the city's legendary eateries.

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Book well ahead for this unforgettable dining experience.

Travel Information
📞   Phone: +61 3 9691 3888
🌐   Website: http://www.vuedemonde.com.au/
🕒   Hours: See hours
📍   Address: 55 Rialto Towers, 525 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia