New Cafes, Restaurants & Bars in Melbourne

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What’s New in Melbourne’s much loved foodie scene: New cafes, restaurants and bars that have opened in and around Melbourne in 2019 and 2020.  There are always cool new cafes, restaurants and bars opening in and around Melbourne for you to explore, so we thought we would put together a list of new places for you to check out with your friends and family.  If you know of any other great places that should be added to this list, please feel free to email us at so that we can keep this list up to date for all our lovely readers out there.

Thank you and enjoy!

Melbourne Experience 
(Also known as Melbourniancritic)

Dohtonbori Okonomiyaki in Docklands (Opened February 2020)
The #1 Okonomiyaki restaurant in Japan has finally arrived in Australia. Experience all-you-can-eat tabletop cooking of Okonomiyaki, Teppenyaki & Izakaya dishes in the heart of the Docklands.

Address: Dohtonbori Okonomiyaki, The District Docklands, Level 1/14B Star Circus, Docklands VIC 3008
Hours: Mon to Sun 12:00pm – 10:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions
Menu: Dohtonbori Okonomiyaki Menu

Upstairs Cellar – Wine Bar in Elsternwick (Opened January 2020)
Upstairs Cellar is a cool wine bar and bottle shop run by where you can enjoy a stunning variety of local wines, beers, cocktails and Victorian spirits that can be accompanied by delicious Australian cheese boards.

Address: Upstairs Cellar Wine Bar, 303 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick VIC 3185
Hours: Mon 4:00pm – 11:00pm, Tue to Sun 2:00pm – 11:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions

Nine Yards Cafe in South Melbourne (Opened January 2020)
Located in the leafy streets of South Melbourne discover the recently opened Nine Yards cafe. Brought to you by the talented team behind Left Field, Plain Sailing, Tall Timber, Touchwood and Port of call – you can expect a menu filled with an innovative selection of delicious brunch options with an Australian.

Address: Nine Yard Cafe, 228-230 Dorcas St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Hours: Mon to Fri 7:00am – 4:00pm, Sat to Sun 7:30am – 4:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions
Food Menu: Nine Yards Cafe Menu

Carter Lovett Cafe in Elsternwick (Opened January 2020)
Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner from 7am, seven days a week, Carter Lovett cafe definitely covers all the bases.  You can expect a  menu that is a meeting of local tastes with a Victorian twist. And yes they are fully licensed.

Address: Carter Lovett Cafe, 303 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick VIC 3185
Hours: Mon to Wed 7:00am – 4:00pm, Thu to Sun 7:00am – 11:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions

Mrs Singh in Melbourne CBD (Opened January 2020)
Covering everything from lunch (Monday to Friday) to small plates and more substantial dinner & drinks 7 nights a week. And if thats not enough Mrs Singh also has a wine shop open 7 days that hits all the notes. Bring the party or come solo. Go classic or all the rage. Feeling legendary…then Mrs Singh will swing by with their Champagne cart. Feeling less than ordinary…just grab a nook and spectate.

Address: Mrs Singh, 88 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours: Mon to Wed 11:00am – 2:30pm then 5:00pm – 11:00pm , Thu to Fri 11:00am – 2:30pm then 5:00pm – 1:00am , Sat 5:00pm – 1:00am, Sun 5:00pm – 11:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions
Lunch, Dinner & Drinks Menus: Mrs Singh Lunch, Dinner & Drinks Menu

Stevie Cafe in Sandringham (Opened October 2019)
Stevie cafe in Sandringham has been brought to you by the talented team behind @Streettalkepresso and @Sonsofmischief – you can expect a menu filled with a delicious combination all your Melbourne classics with an innovative twist.  Whether you’re looking for something healthy to kick start your morning or something more indulgent, you will be able to find it at Stevie Cafe in Sandringham.

Address: Stevie Cafe, Shop 1, 18-34 Station St, Sandringham VIC 3191
Hours: Mon to Fri 6:30am – 4:00pm, Sat to Sun 7:00am – 4:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions
Food Menu: Stevie Cafe Sandringham Menu

Kookaburra’s Kanteen in Prahran (Opened October 2019)
Fresh morning light, calm serene interiors await you, step out of the hustle and bustle of Chapel Street into beautiful light filled magical space.

Address: Kookaburra’s Kanteen, 202 Chapel St, Prahran, VIC 3181
Hours: Mon to Sat 8:00am – 4:00pm, Sun 9:00pm – 3:00pm

How to get there: Map & Directions
Food Menu: Kookaburra’s Kanteen Menu

Murrumbeena Wine Bar in Murrumbeena (Opened September 2019)
Murrumbeena Wine Bar is a cosy, casual wine bar in the South East Suburbs of Melbourne – where people gather for lovely wine, delicious food and good conversation, where service comes with a friendly smile. With comfy indoor and outdoor table settings, there’s always somewhere for our locals to enjoy a drink. A neighbourhood spot with personality and heart.

Address: 77 Murrumbeena Rd, Murrumbeena, VIC 3163
Hours: Wed to Thu 4:00pm – 10:00pm, Fri to Sat 4:00pm – 11:00pm,
Sun 4:00pm – 10:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Menu: Murrumbeena Wine Bar Menu, Wine list

The Fancy Parrot in Ascot Vale (Opened September 2019)
Take a stroll through Melbourne’s inner north-west and you’ll stumble upon Ascot vale’s famed Union road and latest flavour of the month, The Fancy Parrot. It is hard to look past the new northside nibble and sip destination with its brightly-coloured cushions and notable urban street art mural on entry. This 60-seater wine bar concots a casual, comfortable and warm environment from it’s friendly, approachable staff, reasonably priced boutique wine and cocktail list and seriously good sharing plates.  Wine bars may be nothing new to the seasoned Melbournian, however, you need only take one trip to The Fancy Parrot and you’ll find yourself immersed in a luscious sanctuary of greenery, unique art and colourful staff neatly tucked in what feels like a friendly neighbour’s courtyard. The Fancy Parrot is not complete without a graze of their mouthwatering food menu. Playing on classic wine accompaniments with a tasty modern twist, one can expect to find hot and head-turning Arancini Balls with a rich sundried tomato and feta filling served with a spiced labneh and Grana Padano. Couple this with a choice of rich, creamy cheese from Victoria and beyond and a side of salty Marinated Olives and you’ve landed yourself the quintessential Fancy Parrot sharing plate. If that wasn’t enough to satisfy the palate, there will be no looking past the show-stopping herbaceous, succulent Chicken Breast Tenders. Taking notable inspiration from the acclaimed Colonel’s Kentucky Fried Chicken.  For the vegetarian and vegan foodies out there, why not tantalise the taste-buds with Tempura battered Zucchini Flowers and a side of rich, nutty house made romesco sauce. 

Address: The Fancy Parrot, 162 Union Rd, Ascot Vale, VIC 3032
Hours: Wed to Thu 3:00pm – 10:00pm, Fri to Sat 3:00pm – 11:00pm,
Sun 3:00pm – 10:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Food Menu: The Fancy Parrot Menu

300 Grams Burger Joint in Northcote (Opened September 2019)
Burger-loving vegans and meat-eaters of the north (plus everyone in between) can now rejoice.  The masterminds behind D’Lish in Port Melbourne bring their highly anticipated burgers north of the Yarra to satisfy all the hunger pains.  Setting up shop next door to the Northcote Social Club,  300 Grams will be the first and only burger joint flipping patties on High Street from Westgarth to Thornbury.  
With a focus on simple and classic flavours, the menu utilises premium local ingredients including free-range meats alongside fresh and local vegetables, to satisfy everyone with vegan and vegetarian options. The menu features seven burgers dripping with delicious sauces made in-house, including a cheeseburger, chicken and fish burgers, and plant based patties to be tricked up with southern fried mushrooms and vegan cheese. The signature burger and namesake the ‘300 Gs’, will dish up a beef patty on a bun, with cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles and special ‘300 sauce’ – all weighing in at the amount from which the eatery takes its name.  All buns are vegan, with gluten-free options available too, and the menu is completed by a side selection that boasts sweet potato fries for the health-conscious, southern fried chicken and ‘cauli’ bites, plus a range of soft serve sundaes if there’s any more room in the belly.  All sundaes are vegan, created from a coconut-water based soft serve.

Address: 300 Grams Burgers – 313 High St, Northcote, VIC 3070
Hours: Sun to Thu 11:30am – 10:00pm, Fri to Sat 11:30am – 11:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Food Menu: 300 Grams Burgers Food Menu

Nutrition Capital in Coburg (Opened September 2019)
Located amongst the apartment community in the heart of Coburg, Nutrition Capital is a cosy one stop shop for all your health and coffee needs. Organic, Eco-friendly and made to order, Nutrition Capital has the most nutritious breakfast, brunch and lunch options that are full of flavour.  The innovative menu covers a range of earth bowls, freshly squeezed juices, protein smoothies, nourish bowls and protein pancakes. The even offer a delicious range of vegan, vegetarian, dairy and gluten free options too. The team at Nutrition Capital are passionate about providing a friendly service that will have you coming back, time and time again. 

Address: Nutrition Capital, Shop 1B, 41-43 Stockade Avenue, Coburg VIC 3058
Hours: Mon to Fri 7:00am – 3:00pm, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 4:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions

Essie Wine Bar in Malvern East (Opened August 2019)
Essie Wine Bar is not only a cool neighbourhood wine bar, but also a wine shop that is conveniently located walking distance from Malvern Station.  It’s a great place to stop off with friends and enjoy a glass or three of some their beautiful wines.  If you’re feeling peckish they also serve delicious jaffles and cheeseboards too.

Address: 35 Station St, Malvern VIC 3144
Hours: Mon to Wed 3:00pm – 10:00pm, Thu to Sat 12:00pm – 11:00pm,
Sun 12:00pm – 10:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Menu: Essie Wine Bar Menu

YOI Indonesian Fusion Restaurant (Opened August 2019)
YOI Indonesian Fusion restaurant opened on the 31st of August and serves a mix of traditional Indonesian cuisine and modern Asian food.  They are a family run restaurant composed of two young brothers and their mother. YOI’s signature dishes include their Salted Egg Chicken and their sweet dessert called Martabak – Indonesia’s most loved street food.  

Address: YOI Restaurant, 1/155 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Hours: Mon to Thu 11:30am – 9:00pm, Fri to Sun 11:30am – 10:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions

Zero Mode Box Hill (Opened August 2019)
Zero Mode Box Hill was born out of a desire to create something dynamic and eclectic that transforms through each seating where different offerings are chosen for the time of day.  By fusing traditional Asian with modern Australian, Zero Mode provides unique fusion meals to tantalise the taste buds.  
Each menu is seasonal and uses premium Australian produce. Their ‘Day Menu’ includes All Day Breakfast choices as well as heartier burgers, ramens and bowls – with lots of  Gluten Free & Vegetarian options to chose from. And when night mode is enabled, you can expect sophisticated dishes that you’ll be talking about for days.  You’ll find Karaage or Baos then levelling up to Deconstructed Sushi or Burgers.

Address: Zero Mode Box Hill, G03/850 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill, VIC 3128
Hours: Mon to Fri 7:30am – 10:00pm, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 10:00pm
Zero Mode Food Menus: Day Menu, Night Menu
Zero Mode Drinks Menu: Drinks Menu

The Advocate Restaurant & Cocktail Bar (Opened August 2019)
The Advocate Restaurant & Cocktail Bar in Balwyn is the second bespoke cocktail bar and restaurant by Founder, Interior Designer & Decorator Jane Gorman.  Together with the talented Head Chef Tim Malligan, they have created a memorable dining experience that take guests on a culinary journey within Victoria – and as a result are proud to promote the best local produce Victoria has to offer.  At the Advocate Restaurant & Cocktail Bar you an enjoy an internationally inspired menu that has been carefully curated to compliment with their extensive quality wine and cocktail offering.  The food menu includes a delicious range of tapas and small plates,  large plates that include: Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom, Parmigiana & Sorrel, Baked Brie with Pistachio, Truffle Honey, Caramelised Figs & Baked Bread, Beef Rump with Turnip, Charred Onion, Kalette & Red Wine Jus and so much more. 

Address: The Advocate Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, 431B Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn, VIC 3103
Hours: Tue 5:00pm – 12:00am, Wed 12:00pm – 12:00am, Thu to Sat 12:00pm – 1:00am, Sun 12:00pm – 12:00am, Mon Closed
How to get there: Map & Directions
Drinks Menu: The Advocate Drinks Menu
Food Menu: The Advocate Food Menu

Curly Whiskers – French Fine Dining in Brighton
“Proud to be fussy” is their mantra, and with outstanding classic bistro dishes, ethically sourced ingredients and fastidious attention to detail, they have every right to be.  Located in Melbourne’s Bayside suburb of Brighton discover ‘Curly Whiskers’ a cosy 26 seater French diner that serves premium meals without pretence and premium price tags.  With the talented Dutch Chef Silas Orré at the head of the kitchen, alongside owners Rosalin and Oliver Virnik you can expect an incredible line up of French classic creations such as Chateaubriand en croute; Soupe à l’oignon; Coquilles Saint-Jacques, Bouillabaisse; and Coq au vin – at times with a unique twist.  As well as daily specials that reflect the seasons and other culinary inspiration.

Address: Curly Whiskers, 124 Martin St, Brighton, VIC 3186
Hours: Wed to Sat 6:00pm – 10:00pm;  Sun 12:00pm – 3:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Menu: Curly Whiskers Food Menu
For Bookings: Call on (03) 9596 3324

Handsome Bar Melbourne (Opened August 2019)
Discover Melbourne’s latest hidden laneway hangout ‘Handsome Bar’ serving up quality cocktails and plant based bar food that is sure to entice vegetarians and vegans alike, no matter what the hour.  Led by Elmas, general manager Alla Payne (ex-Lucy Liu) and 2IC Stevie Hatz (ex-ST. Ali), Handsome Bar is perfect for after-work drinks or late-night drinks with friends. This hidden gem is the sister bar to Ergun Elmas’ Middle-Eastern restaurant Souk, both nestled at the end of Bligh Place.  
Located off Flinders Lane, Handsome Bar is a luxe, dimly lit late night venue with velvet couches, brass tables adorned with trinkets, a glass chandelier, cosy drinking nooks and a marble wrap-around bar which offers up plenty of bar-seating.  A seat at the bar also affords punters a small glimpse of the vibrant restaurant above, as Souk’s signature neon interior soaks through a gap in the ceiling.   So why not finish off your night with a visit to Souk for a more substantial feed.

Address: Handsome Bar, 13 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Hours: 5:00pm – late
How to get there: Map & Directions
Drinks Menu: Handsome Bar Drinks Menu
Food Menu: Handsome Bar Food Menu

Town House Cafe in Hampton (Opened July 2019)
Town House is a cafe located in the bayside area of Hampton that has the right balance visually with its contemporary, fresh, bright ambience and delicious Middle Eastern influenced menu. In the front is full make sure you check out their lovely indoor outdoor area at the rear of the cafe.

Address: Town House Cafe, 545 Hampton St, Hampton, VIC 3188
Hours: Mon to Fri 6:30am – 4:30pm, Sat to Sun 7:00am – 3:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Tel: (03) 9521 8195

Vertue Coffee Roasters in Cremorne (Opened July 2019)
The second Melbourne venue of Vertue Coffee Roasters serves up delicious coffee roasted at their flagship Carlton location with a fresh range of quick bites. Conveniently located opposite Richmond train station and open from 6am every weekday/7:30am on weekends, Vertue Cremorne is perfectly positioned to grab a cup of Melbourne’s best coffee on the go.

Address: Vertue Coffee Roasters, 107 Acland St, Cremorne VIC 3121
Hours: Mon to Fri 6:00am – 4:00pm, Sat to Sun 7:30am – 4:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Tel: (03) 8060 6987

38 South Bar & Cafe in Seaford (Opened July 2019)
You will find 38 South Bar & Cafe located opposite the busy Seaford Beach (1 min walk from Seaford train station).  This licensed cafe, restaurant and bar is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner (Wed to Sun).  With a special focus on  serving great food, speciality coffee, cocktails and a quality wine list. As well as a tasty range of gluten free and vegan options.  So why not visit their warm and welcoming cafe in Seaford and share your memories over tasty meals or round of drinks with good company for all ages.

Address: 38 South Bar & Cafe, 131 Nepean Hwy, Seaford, VIC 3198
Hours: Mon to Tue 7:00am – 4:00pm, Wed to Fri 7:00am – 12:00am, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 12:00am
How to get there: Map & Directions
Tel: (03) 9024 0138

Reverie Cafe & Desserts (Opened July 2019)
Discover 3 new Reverie Café & Desserts locations open in Westfield Doncaster, ELLA at Melbourne Central and its flagship outlet and kitchen in the heart of Prahran – facing the new Prahran Square.  Reverie Café & Desserts fuses the delicacy of fine French patisseries designed by highly acclaimed Pastry Chef Pierrick Boyer with the indulgence of a modern-Melburnian brunching destination with and a contemporary cafe menu created by talented Savoury Chef Samuel Tacussel.  With this dynamic duo at the helm of Reverie Cafe & Desserts, you can expect a stunning taste experience that is sure to excite your taste buds.

Address: Reverie in Prahran, 31 Izett Street, Prahran, VIC 3181
Hours: Mon to Tue Closed, Wed to Fri – 8:00am – 3:00pm,
Sat to Sun 8:30am – 3:00pm
Website & Menu: Reverie Café

Address: Reverie in Westfield Doncaster, Level 1, (near Apple), 619 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster, VIC 3108
Hours: Mon to Wed 9:00am – 5:00pm, Thu to Fri 9:00am – 9:00pm,
Sat 9:00am – 5:30pm, Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm
Website & Menu: Reverie Café

Address: Reverie in ELLA at Melbourne Central, Ground Floor, Cnr Elizabeth and La Trobe St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Hours: Mon to Fri 8:00am – 6:00pm, Sat to Sun 10:00am – 4:00pm
Website & Menu: Reverie Café

Monroe’s Burgers & Beers St Kilda (Opened July 2019)
Known for serving up creative yet mouth-watering gourmet burgers, Yarra Valley viral burger sensation, Monroe’s Burgers & Beers, has now opened a venue on Acland Street in St Kilda.  Bona fide burger experts & owners Paul Stephens, Gary and Alex Bright hold specific standards on how to prepare all elements of a burger to perfection. Even more so since the addition of Chef Andrew Cooper (Rockpool Group, Dinner by Heston), to the team, who has been invaluable in both increasing the volume of burgers produced all whilst maintaining quality and dreaming up new flavours and burger creations.
 With a limited 7 day special every week, as well as their ever changing ‘secret menu’ it is safe to assume the team at Monroe’s are not afraid of pushing creative boundaries to deliver the most tender, succulent and delicious burgers in the market.  In addition Monroe’s Burgers & Beers will be showcasing the best of Melbourne’s craft beer with unique beers from independent brewers. 

Address: Monroe’s Burgers & Beers, 107 Acland St, St Kilda VIC 3182
Hours: Mon to Sun 12:00pm – 9:30pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Tel: (03) 9534 6612

Bodriggy Brewing Co. Abbotsford (Opened July 2019)
Abbotsford’s new brew-pub Bodriggy Brewing Co. has opened up on Johnston Street and is fast becoming a hotspot for quality craft beers and delicious Latin American eats.  Bodriggy Brewing Co. make beers that represents our home in Melbourne and the local community who drink it.  For those of you who would prefer something other than beer, then you’ll be happy to know that Bodriggy Brewing Co. also serve wine, cocktails and spirits – with a tequila and mezcal range to match the stunning food created by Head Chef Johny Dominguez (formerly of The Fat Duck, Dinner by Heston and Vue de Monde).  You can expect a menu that balances on the edges of fine dining and classic Latin America cuisine, all whilst considering the Australian punter.  Every single dish on the menu is different and has its own profile and breaks those clichés about Latin American food to bring you another new experience to the table.  

Address: Bodriggy Brewing Co., 245 Johnston St, Abbotsford, VIC 3067
Hours: Mon to Sun 11:30am – late
How to get there: Map & Directions
Menu: Froffs MenuFood Menu
Tel: (03) 9417 2293

Ines Wine Bar on Chapel Street (Opened July 2019)
Located on the Windsor end of Chapel Street, you’ll find Ines Wine Bar a dimly lit and cosy European style wine bar that oozes old school charm with a touch of timeless elegance.  At Ines Wine Bar you can enjoy a 
comprehensive list of local and international wines from all over the world – we’re talking France, Spain, South America, Lebanon, South Africa, New Zealand and so on.  If wine isn’t quite your tipple of choice for the night, then you’ll be pleased to know that they also serve a great selection of beers, spirits and quality classic cocktails too.  The food menu at Ines Wine Bar might be on the small side, but you’ll be very satisfied with their delectable menu filled with Italian classics in the form of small plates designed for sharing, cheese and charcuteries boards, a small selection of large plates such as Gnocchi pan fried and served with gorgonzola cream and walnuts, Bistecca grilled eye fillet served with tarragon butter and duck fat potatoes, along with must have desserts like their Chocolate Tiramisu coffee soaked cake with chocolate, mascarpone & marsala.

Address: Ines Wine Bar – 150 Chapel Street, Windsor, VIC 3181
Hours: Tue to Sat 5:00pm – late
How to get there: Map & Directions

Menu: Ines Wine Bar Kitchen Menu
Tel: (03) 9521 4465

Barlog Espresso Cafe in Docklands (Opened June 2019)
Conveniently located close to trams, buses and trains, Barlog Espresso cafe is the latest project from the talented team behind Fledgling Espresso in Carlton North.  At Barlog Espresso cafe you can specialty coffee provided by Inglewood Coffee Roasters, along with a seasonal brunch menu that is sure to satisfy your tastebuds.

Address: Barlog Espresso Cafe, 11/2 Waterview Walk, Docklands, VIC 3008
Hours: Mon to Fri 7:00am – 3:30pm, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 4:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions

Menu: Barlog Espresso Cafe Menu
Tel: (03) 9600 2365

Casa N.O.M Bar y Restaurante (Opened June 2019)
Casa N.O.M Bar Y Restaurante has been brought to you by brothers Nicholas and Thomas Welch of ‘The White Oaks Saloon Bar’ and ‘Silverlake Social’.  Located amongst the cultural boutiques of Greville Street in Prahran, Casa N.O.M Bar Y Restaurante is a local Mezcaleria for the agave and Latin American enthusiast.  At Casa N.O.M you can enjoy a food menu filled with classic and traditional dishes inspired by the culture and flavours of the Americas and the sounds of 1970s Latin America.  Of course you also expect it to champion the spirits of Latin America – with an emphasis and celebration on the integrity of Mezcal. Casa N.O.M also showcases the amazing diversity of spirits from other parts of Mexico, and Latin America, including tequila, rum, aguardiente, pisco and cachaca. Offering craft beers, wines, cocktails and spirits (many personally sourced and imported by the Welch brothers from the Americas).

Address: Casa N.O.M Bar Y Restaurante, 110 Greville St, Prahran VIC 3181
Hours: Mon Closed, Tue to Fri 4:00pm – 12:00am, Sat to Sun 12:00pm – 12:00am
How to get there: Map & Directions
Tel: (03) 8394 5358

O’Hey Cafe in Carlton (Opened April 2019)
From their fresh and flavoursome menu created using local produce, to their coffee supplier down the road and as many have already experienced their amazing team, O’Hey Cafe is all about keeping it real to ensure the feels for their customer.

Address: O’Hey Cafe, 44 Ohea St, Coburg VIC 3058
Hours: Mon to Fri 7:00am – 4:00pm, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 4:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions

Menu: O’Hey Cafe Menu
Tel: (03) 9354 3449

Citizen Cafe in Murumbeena (Opened April 2019)
Citizen Cafe has been brought to you by Jansen Domantay (‘Spilt Milk’ and ‘One Misty Guy’), along with brothers Aaron and Zane Kerschner – t
his dynamic trio always welcomes their customers with a smile.  At this local gem you can expect coffee by Padre Coffee Roasters and all your Melbourne Brunch favourites with a delicious twist. Don’t forget to check out their range of freshly baked goods at the front counter, as they get snapped up very quickly. 

Address: Citizen Cafe, 229 Murrumbeena Rd, Murrumbeena VIC 3163
Hours: Mon to Fri 7:00am – 4:00pm, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 4:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions

Menu: Citizen Cafe Menu
Tel: (03) 9939 2853

Balagan Kitchen in Windsor (Opened February 2019)
Located on High Street in Windsor, Balagan Kitchen is a family run Israeli and Middle Eastern restaurant that offers a contemporary take on Israeli and Middle Eastern cuisine. The kitchen is led by the talented Chef Akad Al-Guepa formerly of Rockpool, Rosetta & Spice Temple) who has created a menu that includes a few Middle Eastern classics, along with a wide variety of dishes that have been reimagined by himself.  We would recommend trying Balagan Kitchen’s Banquet style menu to get a real feel of a stunning range of Balagan’s kitchen dishes that are all fresh and packed full of flavour.

Address: Balagan Kitchen, 184 High St, Windsor VIC 3181
Hours: Mon Closed, Tue to Sun 5:00pm – 10:30pm
How to get there: Map & Directions

Tel: (03) 9521 3946

Flovie Florist Cafe in  Carlton (Opened January 2019)
Flovie Florist cafe in Carlton Flovie brings an Asian-fusion menu and freshly cut flowers to the tree-lined Queensberry Street.  This neighbourhood favourite has become a foodie destination for breakfast, lunch, coffee and unique floral arrangements. On the menu, Flovie’s signature items include the tender Chinese BBQ Cha Sui Pulled Pork with Eggs Benedict, the panfried mandou (Chinese steamed bun) and the decadent Flovie Black Forest Hotcakes served with a tart cherry compote, chocolate creme anglaise, cherry chocolate ganache, mascarpone chantilly and chocolate soil.  Must-try drinks include Flovie’s unique ‘perfume’ mocktails named after Disney films – Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid and Frozen, topped with edible flowers in the ice cube and served with mineral water filled perfume bottles and potion bottles containing 100% natural floral extracts which customers can pour into their drinks.

Address: Flovie Florist cafe, 261-263 Queensberry St, Carlton, VIC 3053
Hours: Mon to Fri 8:00am – 4:00pm, Sat to Sun 8:00am – 5:00pm
How to get there: Map & Directions
Tel: (03) 9348 1279

Photo credit: 300 grams Burgers, YOI Restaurant, Handsome Bar, Curly Whiskers, Monroe’s Burgers & Beers, Bodriggy Brewing Co, Ines Wine Bar