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Greg & Steve’s guidebook

Greg & Steve

Greg & Steve’s guidebook

Melbourne.
With so many options to choose from in Melbourne, it can be overwhelming. So we figured we would do what we can to try and assist you in experiencing Melbourne at its absolute finest. Enjoy!
Just across Flinders Lane from Centre Place, bustling Degraves Street was one of the first Melbourne 'laneways' to make such a ruckus. Join the happy throng, which includes students and shoppers, tourists and lunchtime workers, on this pedestrian walkway linking the city's fashion precinct with Flinders Street Station. Take your friends from out-of-town to Degraves Espresso, a quintessentially Melbourne cafe experience. Despite the Parisian vibe cast by the cafe umbrellas in the shadow of the impressive Majorca Building, the dining on Degraves veers towards the Italian, with Il Tempo and Andiamo leading the charge. For the sugar fiends, there's Little Cupcakes and Waffle On. Sharpen up with a short course at the Centre for Adult Education campus, stocking up on artisan notebooks at Il Papiro and canvassing the goods at Senior Art Supplies. Traverse the cobblestones with new kicks from Sole Devotion, adorn the earlobes with quirky wares from Sine Qua Non and celebrate all things Victorian at Clementine's. Descend the stairs to subterranean Campbell Arcade, which connects to Flinders Street Station. Check out the artworks in the Dirty Dozen exhibition windows or enjoy more culinary and creative adventures at Cup of Truth, Corky St Claire and the curious zine outlet, Sticky.
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デグレーブス・ストリート
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Just across Flinders Lane from Centre Place, bustling Degraves Street was one of the first Melbourne 'laneways' to make such a ruckus. Join the happy throng, which includes students and shoppers, tourists and lunchtime workers, on this pedestrian walkway linking the city's fashion precinct with Flinders Street Station. Take your friends from out-of-town to Degraves Espresso, a quintessentially Melbourne cafe experience. Despite the Parisian vibe cast by the cafe umbrellas in the shadow of the impressive Majorca Building, the dining on Degraves veers towards the Italian, with Il Tempo and Andiamo leading the charge. For the sugar fiends, there's Little Cupcakes and Waffle On. Sharpen up with a short course at the Centre for Adult Education campus, stocking up on artisan notebooks at Il Papiro and canvassing the goods at Senior Art Supplies. Traverse the cobblestones with new kicks from Sole Devotion, adorn the earlobes with quirky wares from Sine Qua Non and celebrate all things Victorian at Clementine's. Descend the stairs to subterranean Campbell Arcade, which connects to Flinders Street Station. Check out the artworks in the Dirty Dozen exhibition windows or enjoy more culinary and creative adventures at Cup of Truth, Corky St Claire and the curious zine outlet, Sticky.
Many are those who have lingered in an NYC coffee shop mulling over ways to combine the local style, vibe and cuisine with something to drink that's well, a bit more Melbourne. It took the folks from Bowery to Williamsburg to make the almost all-American vision a reality on Oliver Lane, with the Bowery subway station décor, US diner menu, and Brunswick's own Padre coffee as the kicker. Also at 123 Hardware Street, Melbourne.
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Bowery To Williamsburg
16 Oliver Ln
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Many are those who have lingered in an NYC coffee shop mulling over ways to combine the local style, vibe and cuisine with something to drink that's well, a bit more Melbourne. It took the folks from Bowery to Williamsburg to make the almost all-American vision a reality on Oliver Lane, with the Bowery subway station décor, US diner menu, and Brunswick's own Padre coffee as the kicker. Also at 123 Hardware Street, Melbourne.
With its laneway location, old-world charm and uncompromising coffee, Degraves is the prototypical 'Melbourne cafe'. Happy to serve you breakfast, lunch, dinner or just drinks, this quiet institution is the cousin of Con Christopolous's Melbourne Supper Club - and a lot less expensive.
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Degraves Espresso Bar
23-25 Degraves St
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With its laneway location, old-world charm and uncompromising coffee, Degraves is the prototypical 'Melbourne cafe'. Happy to serve you breakfast, lunch, dinner or just drinks, this quiet institution is the cousin of Con Christopolous's Melbourne Supper Club - and a lot less expensive.
This is no ordinary subway coffee stand. C.O.T. combines two pairs of Vue de Monde-trained barista fingers, an in-house Five Senses coffee blend, and the godfather of all espresso machines - the Synesso - to produce coffee so smooth you'll never want to get it at street level again. Morning pastries now also available.
Cup of Truth
12 Degraves St
This is no ordinary subway coffee stand. C.O.T. combines two pairs of Vue de Monde-trained barista fingers, an in-house Five Senses coffee blend, and the godfather of all espresso machines - the Synesso - to produce coffee so smooth you'll never want to get it at street level again. Morning pastries now also available.
Idle the afternoon away by the bluestone cobbles of Centre Place and become part of a Melbourne postcard scene. Though you might recognise it from the stereotypical images of the city's famous laneways, Centre Place still surprises and delights. Changing stencil art and graffiti provide a sensory overload best dealt with by squeezing into Jungle Juice for an international coffee. Soups and crepes will tempt, as will the dumplings at ShanDong MaMa Mini. Browse threads and accessories at iconic Melbourne fashion house Kinki Gerlinki and then clamber up the narrow stairs to Hell's Kitchen and survey the scene below over a cold afternoon beer. Cross over Flinders Lane to Degraves Street for more coffee, eats and treats, and then soak up the arty, subway vibes of Campbell Arcade.
Centre Place
Idle the afternoon away by the bluestone cobbles of Centre Place and become part of a Melbourne postcard scene. Though you might recognise it from the stereotypical images of the city's famous laneways, Centre Place still surprises and delights. Changing stencil art and graffiti provide a sensory overload best dealt with by squeezing into Jungle Juice for an international coffee. Soups and crepes will tempt, as will the dumplings at ShanDong MaMa Mini. Browse threads and accessories at iconic Melbourne fashion house Kinki Gerlinki and then clamber up the narrow stairs to Hell's Kitchen and survey the scene below over a cold afternoon beer. Cross over Flinders Lane to Degraves Street for more coffee, eats and treats, and then soak up the arty, subway vibes of Campbell Arcade.
From rooftop honey and Myrtleford butter to clutch purses and knitwear, there's plenty to get excited about at this celebration of all things Victorian. Battle your way through the crowds of art students and bearded hipsters filling up Degraves Street to this little goldmine and load up on tasty gourmet delights, handcrafted accessories and thoughtful gift.
Clementine's
7 Degraves St
From rooftop honey and Myrtleford butter to clutch purses and knitwear, there's plenty to get excited about at this celebration of all things Victorian. Battle your way through the crowds of art students and bearded hipsters filling up Degraves Street to this little goldmine and load up on tasty gourmet delights, handcrafted accessories and thoughtful gift.
Think of your favourite sweet flavour, then imagine it in cupcake form. Next step: Make tracks to the darling, diminutive Little Cupcakes Degraves Street doorway for a selection of cupcakes that's bound to get the sweet tooth chomping. For a small snack try the little Little Cupcakes, fill up on a big Little Cupcake, or grab a dozen to dazzle friends and family. Gluten-free and vegan available.
Little Cupcakes
Think of your favourite sweet flavour, then imagine it in cupcake form. Next step: Make tracks to the darling, diminutive Little Cupcakes Degraves Street doorway for a selection of cupcakes that's bound to get the sweet tooth chomping. For a small snack try the little Little Cupcakes, fill up on a big Little Cupcake, or grab a dozen to dazzle friends and family. Gluten-free and vegan available.
Art meets life and then gets madly meta as you find yourself browsing Corky's shop in real life after another rerun of Waiting For Guffman. Branches and forest shelves are bursting with layers of esoteric house-label Corky jewellery, ceramics and stationery, as well as the works of other local designers. You might even uncover a Remains of the Day lunchbox.
Corky Saint Clair
3 Degraves St
Art meets life and then gets madly meta as you find yourself browsing Corky's shop in real life after another rerun of Waiting For Guffman. Branches and forest shelves are bursting with layers of esoteric house-label Corky jewellery, ceramics and stationery, as well as the works of other local designers. You might even uncover a Remains of the Day lunchbox.
Melbourne's laneway HQ, Flinders Lane is a mecca for award-winning fine diners and boutique bars, contemporary galleries and local fashion labels. FOOD & WINE It's one of the city's best eat streets, with the CBD's highest concentration of award-winning fine diners and popular eateries. Don't miss Cumulus Inc., Supernormal, Coda, Chin Chin, Ezard, Cecconi's and Kenzan. For cocktails, seek out the secret entrances Hihou and Trinket, sneak down Malthouse Lane to Eau de Vie, or Higson Lane to GoGo. Bean hunters, grab your coffee from Dukes at Ross House. For more cafes, bars and boutiques, turn into Centre Place and Degraves Street. Rest weary laneway legs at the City Library and neighbouring cafe Journal, or stop for the night at the laneway hotel with the coolest pool, the Adelphi. FASHION, ART & DESIGN Find your best new Melbourne black at local labels Alpha60 and et al, or up your sartorial game at Incu and Masons. Accessorise at Christine and contemporary jewellery gallery e.g. et al. Check out the latest exhibitions at contemporary galleries Anna Schwarz Gallery and Flinders Lane Gallery, both Flinders Lane stalwarts since the 1980s. Catch a show at not-for-profit theatre and gallery fortyfivedownstairs, or duck into Watson Place to explore the retail space and gallery at Craft. And look around as you wander: the main artery of the CBD's laneway precinct, Flinders Lane is a fabulous starting point for street art expeditions. Make time for Duckboard Place, ACDC Lane and, of course, Hosier Lane.
Flinders Lane
Melbourne's laneway HQ, Flinders Lane is a mecca for award-winning fine diners and boutique bars, contemporary galleries and local fashion labels. FOOD & WINE It's one of the city's best eat streets, with the CBD's highest concentration of award-winning fine diners and popular eateries. Don't miss Cumulus Inc., Supernormal, Coda, Chin Chin, Ezard, Cecconi's and Kenzan. For cocktails, seek out the secret entrances Hihou and Trinket, sneak down Malthouse Lane to Eau de Vie, or Higson Lane to GoGo. Bean hunters, grab your coffee from Dukes at Ross House. For more cafes, bars and boutiques, turn into Centre Place and Degraves Street. Rest weary laneway legs at the City Library and neighbouring cafe Journal, or stop for the night at the laneway hotel with the coolest pool, the Adelphi. FASHION, ART & DESIGN Find your best new Melbourne black at local labels Alpha60 and et al, or up your sartorial game at Incu and Masons. Accessorise at Christine and contemporary jewellery gallery e.g. et al. Check out the latest exhibitions at contemporary galleries Anna Schwarz Gallery and Flinders Lane Gallery, both Flinders Lane stalwarts since the 1980s. Catch a show at not-for-profit theatre and gallery fortyfivedownstairs, or duck into Watson Place to explore the retail space and gallery at Craft. And look around as you wander: the main artery of the CBD's laneway precinct, Flinders Lane is a fabulous starting point for street art expeditions. Make time for Duckboard Place, ACDC Lane and, of course, Hosier Lane.
The problem with most libraries is you can't eat or drink inside. Or talk. Journal solves that problem by combining a bookish atmosphere with strong coffee and down-home cooking. Long communal tables with illuminated bookshelves hanging overhead make this the ideal place for those 'intellectual dates'.
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The Journal Cafe
253 Flinders Ln
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The problem with most libraries is you can't eat or drink inside. Or talk. Journal solves that problem by combining a bookish atmosphere with strong coffee and down-home cooking. Long communal tables with illuminated bookshelves hanging overhead make this the ideal place for those 'intellectual dates'.
Experience contemporary Japanese cuisine in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct. Overlooking the Yarra River in the revamped Hamer Hall, this sleek city restaurant and bar offers new-style sushi along with classic Japanese dishes. Drop by for a quick bite on your way to a show or enjoy a slow dinner with friends on the riverside terrace.
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Saké Restaurant & Bar
121 Flinders Ln
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Experience contemporary Japanese cuisine in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct. Overlooking the Yarra River in the revamped Hamer Hall, this sleek city restaurant and bar offers new-style sushi along with classic Japanese dishes. Drop by for a quick bite on your way to a show or enjoy a slow dinner with friends on the riverside terrace.
Press the buzzer on the unmarked door and be led into a high-end den of decadence. This first floor bar and lounge will take your drinking to a new level of sophistication. Sip on elegant, delicate cocktails, or choose from a range of Japanese liquors and beers and something from the modern, minimalist bar menu. So settle into a window seat, select your sake and gaze out over Treasury Gardens.
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Hihou
1 Flinders Ln
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Press the buzzer on the unmarked door and be led into a high-end den of decadence. This first floor bar and lounge will take your drinking to a new level of sophistication. Sip on elegant, delicate cocktails, or choose from a range of Japanese liquors and beers and something from the modern, minimalist bar menu. So settle into a window seat, select your sake and gaze out over Treasury Gardens.
Located on Flinders Lane, Supernormal is the vibrant inner-city restaurant by acclaimed Melbourne chef Andrew McConnell. The cuisine is a celebration of Andrew’s favourite dining experiences throughout Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong. The all-day menu offers a wide range of Asian-inspired dishes made from local Australian produce, such as Tasmanian green-lip abalone with yuzu kosho, Western Plains suckling pig, whole line-caught snapper with kombu and the famous must-try lobster roll. Supernormal offers a wide range of local and international beverages, including delicious wines, sake, whiskey and cocktails, all with a story to tell. The restaurant is a beautifully considered space that houses a long open kitchen bar (perfect for solo diners or pairs), main dining area and a private room for events, parties and karaoke.
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Supernormal
180 Flinders Ln
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Located on Flinders Lane, Supernormal is the vibrant inner-city restaurant by acclaimed Melbourne chef Andrew McConnell. The cuisine is a celebration of Andrew’s favourite dining experiences throughout Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong. The all-day menu offers a wide range of Asian-inspired dishes made from local Australian produce, such as Tasmanian green-lip abalone with yuzu kosho, Western Plains suckling pig, whole line-caught snapper with kombu and the famous must-try lobster roll. Supernormal offers a wide range of local and international beverages, including delicious wines, sake, whiskey and cocktails, all with a story to tell. The restaurant is a beautifully considered space that houses a long open kitchen bar (perfect for solo diners or pairs), main dining area and a private room for events, parties and karaoke.
Treat yourself to fine wines and chic designs at this loft-style wine bar from the award-winning Cumulus Inc. team. Take in the cool, relaxed interiors and sample a range of Australian and European wines. Pair it with top shelf bar cuisine like the soon-to-be-classic confit duck-filled waffle with dabs of foie gras and prune.
Cumulus Up.
45 Flinders Ln
Treat yourself to fine wines and chic designs at this loft-style wine bar from the award-winning Cumulus Inc. team. Take in the cool, relaxed interiors and sample a range of Australian and European wines. Pair it with top shelf bar cuisine like the soon-to-be-classic confit duck-filled waffle with dabs of foie gras and prune.
Get your just desserts and then some at Om Nom in the iconic Adelphi Hotel. A decadent, dedicated dessert restaurant putting extraordinary artistry into sweet treats, this is your place for the dessert degustation you never knew you needed. You need it. And the sweet cocktails with salted caramel, popcorn washed rum and champagne perfume.
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Om Nom Kitchen
187 Flinders Ln
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Get your just desserts and then some at Om Nom in the iconic Adelphi Hotel. A decadent, dedicated dessert restaurant putting extraordinary artistry into sweet treats, this is your place for the dessert degustation you never knew you needed. You need it. And the sweet cocktails with salted caramel, popcorn washed rum and champagne perfume.
Get down low and Go Go for a subterranean take on Chin Chin: a cocktail bar with a ever-changing list paired with top tastes from the kitchen upstairs. Go for the seasonal cocktail menu with a Thai twist, DIY champagne cocktails and expertly curated wine list. Pick and choose from bar snacks or book a booth and settle in with a Chin Chin banquet. Overflow bar no more, Go Go is very much a room of its own.
GoGo Bar
125 Flinders Ln
Get down low and Go Go for a subterranean take on Chin Chin: a cocktail bar with a ever-changing list paired with top tastes from the kitchen upstairs. Go for the seasonal cocktail menu with a Thai twist, DIY champagne cocktails and expertly curated wine list. Pick and choose from bar snacks or book a booth and settle in with a Chin Chin banquet. Overflow bar no more, Go Go is very much a room of its own.
The name says it all, really. Named after the Australian musical heroes, ACDC Lane is the physical embodiment of Melbourne's enduring love affair with dirty, low-down rock 'n' roll. Home to the infamous Cherry Bar, where every young hoon and swashbuckler has gotten into strife at some stage, this little corner of the city is what kick-started the laneway lifestyle way back when. Things are a little different now, or course. Sharp suited professionals and foodies in hipster jeans now line the cobblestones looking for the latest culinary sensation. But Cherry Bar still carries the torch and the street art covering every nook and cranny of this hallowed ground is a reminder that the beat goes on. If you are on the hunt for flavour rather than noise, pop into Pastuso for Peruvian street food and pisco-based cocktails, or turn the corner into adjoining Duckboard Place where you'll find high-end Indian, Chinese and even Danish cuisine.
AC/DC Lane
The name says it all, really. Named after the Australian musical heroes, ACDC Lane is the physical embodiment of Melbourne's enduring love affair with dirty, low-down rock 'n' roll. Home to the infamous Cherry Bar, where every young hoon and swashbuckler has gotten into strife at some stage, this little corner of the city is what kick-started the laneway lifestyle way back when. Things are a little different now, or course. Sharp suited professionals and foodies in hipster jeans now line the cobblestones looking for the latest culinary sensation. But Cherry Bar still carries the torch and the street art covering every nook and cranny of this hallowed ground is a reminder that the beat goes on. If you are on the hunt for flavour rather than noise, pop into Pastuso for Peruvian street food and pisco-based cocktails, or turn the corner into adjoining Duckboard Place where you'll find high-end Indian, Chinese and even Danish cuisine.
When it comes to uptown vibes, street cool and old school grime, Duckboard Place is kicking it on all fronts. Once the place where World War II troops came to be entertained and let off steam, the lane now attracts a more discerning punter. Covered head to toe in street art and gig posters, the lane is home to innovative Chinese eatery Lee Ho Fook, the Indian-inspired flavours of Tonka, Danish steakhouse A Hereford Beefstouw and the Mary Fortune wine bar. If that isn't enough to get you filled up and swinging, make your way via the back door to the labyrinthine Garden State Hotel or keep walking to link up with ACDC Lane, the city's rock hot spot and site of the famous Cherry Bar.
Duckboard Place
When it comes to uptown vibes, street cool and old school grime, Duckboard Place is kicking it on all fronts. Once the place where World War II troops came to be entertained and let off steam, the lane now attracts a more discerning punter. Covered head to toe in street art and gig posters, the lane is home to innovative Chinese eatery Lee Ho Fook, the Indian-inspired flavours of Tonka, Danish steakhouse A Hereford Beefstouw and the Mary Fortune wine bar. If that isn't enough to get you filled up and swinging, make your way via the back door to the labyrinthine Garden State Hotel or keep walking to link up with ACDC Lane, the city's rock hot spot and site of the famous Cherry Bar.
Walk down the famous bluestone laneway and admire the street art that has made the Melbourne urban art scene known across the globe. Take in the dizzying array of colours, characters and shapes created by local and international artists alike. Pick out everything from stencils and paste-ups to murals and installations. Take a wander on your own or join one of the popular walking tours to get some background on the artists and their work. Take a detour round into Rutledge Lane and explore the work lining the walls, windows and wheelie bins of this sister 'gallery'. Once you've had your fill of the colour and mayhem of the street art, slow things down with a refreshing cocktail at Bar Tini – a popular pre-gig drink spot for the Forum Theatre crowd. Alternatively, sit elbow-to-elbow with other hungry punters at Movida – one of the city's best tapas restaurants.
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ホージャー・レーン
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Walk down the famous bluestone laneway and admire the street art that has made the Melbourne urban art scene known across the globe. Take in the dizzying array of colours, characters and shapes created by local and international artists alike. Pick out everything from stencils and paste-ups to murals and installations. Take a wander on your own or join one of the popular walking tours to get some background on the artists and their work. Take a detour round into Rutledge Lane and explore the work lining the walls, windows and wheelie bins of this sister 'gallery'. Once you've had your fill of the colour and mayhem of the street art, slow things down with a refreshing cocktail at Bar Tini – a popular pre-gig drink spot for the Forum Theatre crowd. Alternatively, sit elbow-to-elbow with other hungry punters at Movida – one of the city's best tapas restaurants.
Discover Neapoli, the latest venture of Melbourne cafe king Con Christopoulos. With an eclectic international menu, killer wine list and sleek-yet-masculine fit-out boasting American Oak and floor-to-ceiling windows, Neapoli is equal parts day-cafe, wine shop and Rat Pack club house. Stop in for a slow breakfast, a boozy lunch or a late-night cocktail.
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Neapoli Wine Bar
30 Russell Pl
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Discover Neapoli, the latest venture of Melbourne cafe king Con Christopoulos. With an eclectic international menu, killer wine list and sleek-yet-masculine fit-out boasting American Oak and floor-to-ceiling windows, Neapoli is equal parts day-cafe, wine shop and Rat Pack club house. Stop in for a slow breakfast, a boozy lunch or a late-night cocktail.
With sustainable, rustic fare, this Flinders Lane eatery has plenty in store for breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch. Think orange ricotta and chocolate pancakes, or smokey chorizo beans paired with eggs and sourdough in the mornings. Weekday lunches, go for salads and pastas, sandwiches and rolls, or slow right down with lamb shoulder, pork belly or duck confit – this is no slap-dash affair. Every day, there's a sweet list of drinks and desserts. Don't miss the baked-on-demand chocolate chip cookies with milk.
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Grain Store
517 Flinders Ln
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With sustainable, rustic fare, this Flinders Lane eatery has plenty in store for breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch. Think orange ricotta and chocolate pancakes, or smokey chorizo beans paired with eggs and sourdough in the mornings. Weekday lunches, go for salads and pastas, sandwiches and rolls, or slow right down with lamb shoulder, pork belly or duck confit – this is no slap-dash affair. Every day, there's a sweet list of drinks and desserts. Don't miss the baked-on-demand chocolate chip cookies with milk.
Named for the printing press that originally stood here, Manchester Press is a huge lucent space softened with old timbers and quirky junkyard installations. The cafe offers a focused menu, but the coffee reigns here. Generating enviable acclaim only hours after its opening, this laneway cafe ceaselessly gathers steam among the coffee coterie.
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Manchester Press
8 Rankins Ln
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Named for the printing press that originally stood here, Manchester Press is a huge lucent space softened with old timbers and quirky junkyard installations. The cafe offers a focused menu, but the coffee reigns here. Generating enviable acclaim only hours after its opening, this laneway cafe ceaselessly gathers steam among the coffee coterie.
A busy Parisian-style cafe at the end of Hardware Street, this is the place to go Euro with traditional pastries, seriously Instagrammable breakfasts, and a cabinet full of tantalising sweet treats. Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch every day, Hardware Societe has long been a favourite with locals and visitors alike for its baked eggs, lobster benedict and fried brioche – be prepared to queue, particularly on the weekends (no reservations).
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The Hardware Société Melbourne
123 Hardware St
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A busy Parisian-style cafe at the end of Hardware Street, this is the place to go Euro with traditional pastries, seriously Instagrammable breakfasts, and a cabinet full of tantalising sweet treats. Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch every day, Hardware Societe has long been a favourite with locals and visitors alike for its baked eggs, lobster benedict and fried brioche – be prepared to queue, particularly on the weekends (no reservations).
When you've already given a city something as venerated as Top Paddock, you can be forgiven for resting on your laurels. Not so for this lot, who went onto Kettle Black and have now reached dizzying new heights with Higher Ground – which could conceivably be called Highest Ground given the bar they've set. Not really a restaurant and not exactly a café, Higher Ground is a daytime dazzler at the start of the week and stays open late Thursdays to Saturdays to feed and water the masses with what can only be described as next-level café cuisine.
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Higher Ground
650 Little Bourke St
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When you've already given a city something as venerated as Top Paddock, you can be forgiven for resting on your laurels. Not so for this lot, who went onto Kettle Black and have now reached dizzying new heights with Higher Ground – which could conceivably be called Highest Ground given the bar they've set. Not really a restaurant and not exactly a café, Higher Ground is a daytime dazzler at the start of the week and stays open late Thursdays to Saturdays to feed and water the masses with what can only be described as next-level café cuisine.
When they're not travelling to Nicaragua to look at beans, they're at St Ali, roasting them. These baristas make espresso with a level of care that makes a brain surgery look like a wrestling club Christmas party. And they serve breakfast and lunch. Melbourne's coffee addicts have a patron saint.
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St Ali Coffee Roasters
12-18 Yarra Pl
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When they're not travelling to Nicaragua to look at beans, they're at St Ali, roasting them. These baristas make espresso with a level of care that makes a brain surgery look like a wrestling club Christmas party. And they serve breakfast and lunch. Melbourne's coffee addicts have a patron saint.
Creative, seasonal eats take an international focus at Light Years, which outstripped the competition to nab Time Out's award for Best Cafe in 2018. Trying to decide between the likes of pork belly eggs Benedict, miso scrambled eggs, manchego croquettes or zucchini bolognese is akin to pondering life's big questions. It's all delicious, especially with a fresh brunch cocktail or an expert espresso.
Light Years Cafe x Journeyman
132 Camberwell Rd
Creative, seasonal eats take an international focus at Light Years, which outstripped the competition to nab Time Out's award for Best Cafe in 2018. Trying to decide between the likes of pork belly eggs Benedict, miso scrambled eggs, manchego croquettes or zucchini bolognese is akin to pondering life's big questions. It's all delicious, especially with a fresh brunch cocktail or an expert espresso.
This Thai diner has a cool but unfussy vibe. The menu is mostly sharable and you can order wine by the carafe from the 'Wine Guy'. Crispy school prawns and suckling pig pancakes make great lazy afternoon drinking food. The air zings with spices and buzzes with conversation. Look out for fun touches like vintage propaganda posters and a Vietnamese cyclo by the door.
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Chin Chin
125 Flinders Ln
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This Thai diner has a cool but unfussy vibe. The menu is mostly sharable and you can order wine by the carafe from the 'Wine Guy'. Crispy school prawns and suckling pig pancakes make great lazy afternoon drinking food. The air zings with spices and buzzes with conversation. Look out for fun touches like vintage propaganda posters and a Vietnamese cyclo by the door.
If you thought it was mandatory that top-notch booze be served with fancy canapés, think again. The gutsy meatball is the accompaniment du jour thanks to the swish Meatball and Wine Bar. Choose from standard and special balls that transform the little morsels from cheap comfort food to locally sourced gourmet bites. Wines are matched with aplomb, as the name would suggest. Also at: 98 Smith Street, Collingwood 105 Swan Street, Richmond
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The Meatball & Wine Bar - Flinders Lane
135 Flinders Ln
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If you thought it was mandatory that top-notch booze be served with fancy canapés, think again. The gutsy meatball is the accompaniment du jour thanks to the swish Meatball and Wine Bar. Choose from standard and special balls that transform the little morsels from cheap comfort food to locally sourced gourmet bites. Wines are matched with aplomb, as the name would suggest. Also at: 98 Smith Street, Collingwood 105 Swan Street, Richmond
Mexico comes to Melbourne's CBD foodie hub via Fonda Mexican. The Flinders Lane casa serves favourites like signature burritos, tacos, quesadillas and a wide choice of antojitos, with a special mention going to the casa-made range of hot sauces. Make sure to bring plenty of friends and order big to enjoy the fiesta that is Fonda Flinders Lane.
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Fonda Mexican
31 Flinders Ln
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Mexico comes to Melbourne's CBD foodie hub via Fonda Mexican. The Flinders Lane casa serves favourites like signature burritos, tacos, quesadillas and a wide choice of antojitos, with a special mention going to the casa-made range of hot sauces. Make sure to bring plenty of friends and order big to enjoy the fiesta that is Fonda Flinders Lane.
Chef Paolo Masciopinto adds imagination and ingenuity to classic and contemporary bistro-style Italian fare at this CBD sanctuary. Perch yourself at the bar or rooftop terrace and savour signature dishes from the seasonal menu paired with top local and Italian wines. This bistro raises the bar – take a seat.
Sarti
6 Russell Pl
Chef Paolo Masciopinto adds imagination and ingenuity to classic and contemporary bistro-style Italian fare at this CBD sanctuary. Perch yourself at the bar or rooftop terrace and savour signature dishes from the seasonal menu paired with top local and Italian wines. This bistro raises the bar – take a seat.
Walking through the 300-year-old antique doors of San Telmo, you'll find yourself whisked away to the oldest neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, from where this Argentinean grill takes its name. It has been tastefully decorated to create an authentic, old world bodega atmosphere but the imported 2.5-metre parilla (charcoal grill) is the real draw card. Book ahead if you can: a longtime local favourite, San Telmo is a proud owner of a chef's hat from the Good Food Guide.
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San Telmo
14 Meyers Pl
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Walking through the 300-year-old antique doors of San Telmo, you'll find yourself whisked away to the oldest neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, from where this Argentinean grill takes its name. It has been tastefully decorated to create an authentic, old world bodega atmosphere but the imported 2.5-metre parilla (charcoal grill) is the real draw card. Book ahead if you can: a longtime local favourite, San Telmo is a proud owner of a chef's hat from the Good Food Guide.
Venture down one of Melbourne's iconic laneways to the old Honky Tonks and let the team behind Coda tempt you with their Indian-inspired menu. Drop by for casual after-work drinks and a shared plate in the front bar or settle in for the full restaurant experience, lauded by both the Good Food Guide and Australian Gourmet Traveller.
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Tonka
20 Duckboard Pl
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Venture down one of Melbourne's iconic laneways to the old Honky Tonks and let the team behind Coda tempt you with their Indian-inspired menu. Drop by for casual after-work drinks and a shared plate in the front bar or settle in for the full restaurant experience, lauded by both the Good Food Guide and Australian Gourmet Traveller.
Head up the stairs at Loop Project Space & Bar to a rooftop cocktail bar that knows its city, and its public, very, very well. Sip on a decadent signature cocktail or a hard ice tea in an exotic garden setting surrounded by panoramic views of the CBD. A four-section, retractable awning system may sound like overkill but come winter, or spring, or… anyway, this set-up makes for a chic open-air drinks session with nary a thought for the forecast.
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Loop Roof
23 Meyers Pl
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Head up the stairs at Loop Project Space & Bar to a rooftop cocktail bar that knows its city, and its public, very, very well. Sip on a decadent signature cocktail or a hard ice tea in an exotic garden setting surrounded by panoramic views of the CBD. A four-section, retractable awning system may sound like overkill but come winter, or spring, or… anyway, this set-up makes for a chic open-air drinks session with nary a thought for the forecast.
Renowned as a sports pub with an enviable Paris-end location, 'The Impy' reached new heights with the inspired decision to plonk a rooftop bar atop and make use of some commanding views of Parliament House. Cushioned benches and umbrellas create a comfy atmosphere, while the expansive wooden deck cries out for a flamenco-stomp back to your table. Sample from the 20 beers on tap, tuck into pizzas and burgers and revel in the good life.
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Imperial Hotel
2-8 Bourke St
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Renowned as a sports pub with an enviable Paris-end location, 'The Impy' reached new heights with the inspired decision to plonk a rooftop bar atop and make use of some commanding views of Parliament House. Cushioned benches and umbrellas create a comfy atmosphere, while the expansive wooden deck cries out for a flamenco-stomp back to your table. Sample from the 20 beers on tap, tuck into pizzas and burgers and revel in the good life.
Fancy Hanks has a new rooftop neighbour and it’s all about hyper-colour drinks and smash-and-grab eats. The rooftop Palm Springs fit-out screams Eighties fun while the free flowing rum keeps the good times rolling, from noon ‘til night. Pick your bespoke poison or choose from the creative selection of craft brews on offer and see where the night takes you. Easy snacks like fried cauliflower with vegan ranch dressing or nachos with brisket mole and queso will keep your energy up.
Good Heavens Rooftop Bar
79 Bourke St
Fancy Hanks has a new rooftop neighbour and it’s all about hyper-colour drinks and smash-and-grab eats. The rooftop Palm Springs fit-out screams Eighties fun while the free flowing rum keeps the good times rolling, from noon ‘til night. Pick your bespoke poison or choose from the creative selection of craft brews on offer and see where the night takes you. Easy snacks like fried cauliflower with vegan ranch dressing or nachos with brisket mole and queso will keep your energy up.
Nestled amongst Melbourne's ever-expanding city skyline, The Rooftop at QT is a destination for a decadent soiree, a place to quench your thirst while taking in the heart and soul of Melbourne from above. The split indoor and outdoor space boasts a menu of local spirits, house-made tonic and an array of hand-crafted cocktails to please every palate.
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The Rooftop at QT
133 Russell St
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Nestled amongst Melbourne's ever-expanding city skyline, The Rooftop at QT is a destination for a decadent soiree, a place to quench your thirst while taking in the heart and soul of Melbourne from above. The split indoor and outdoor space boasts a menu of local spirits, house-made tonic and an array of hand-crafted cocktails to please every palate.
You can go to the Corner three times in a week to see three completely different bands – international buzz bands, local stalwarts or heavyweights – having an intimate moment. With live music on most nights of the year and a perfect summertime rooftop beer garden, it's no wonder locals queue around the corner to get in.
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ザ コー ナー ホテル
57 Swan St
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You can go to the Corner three times in a week to see three completely different bands – international buzz bands, local stalwarts or heavyweights – having an intimate moment. With live music on most nights of the year and a perfect summertime rooftop beer garden, it's no wonder locals queue around the corner to get in.
After the curtain call, between gallery sessions or before the big game, settle into Transit and watch the world go by. Gaze out over the blinking cityscape, heritage buildings and winding Yarra River while sipping on cocktails or a fine wine. Located above popular Transport bar at busy Federation Square, Transit is all plush reds, wood panelling and comfy leather lounges. Did we mention the live jazz?
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Transit Rooftop Bar
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After the curtain call, between gallery sessions or before the big game, settle into Transit and watch the world go by. Gaze out over the blinking cityscape, heritage buildings and winding Yarra River while sipping on cocktails or a fine wine. Located above popular Transport bar at busy Federation Square, Transit is all plush reds, wood panelling and comfy leather lounges. Did we mention the live jazz?
A favourite for after-work drinks, Madame Brussels is like Alice in Wonderland meets Alice in Accounts. Decked out with Astroturf and quaint outdoor furniture, it offers a magical view of the city. Sip pastel cocktails and foreign beers while basking in the whimsical ambience of a Gwen Stefani music video.
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Madame Brussels
59 Bourke St
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A favourite for after-work drinks, Madame Brussels is like Alice in Wonderland meets Alice in Accounts. Decked out with Astroturf and quaint outdoor furniture, it offers a magical view of the city. Sip pastel cocktails and foreign beers while basking in the whimsical ambience of a Gwen Stefani music video.
Preen your plumes for multiple levels of old-world luxe at the Emerald Peacock. Book a booth to relax the opulent Peacock Lounge, savour vintage glamour in the cocktail bar, or fly high and fan your feathers from a coveted perch on the rooftop bar.
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The Emerald Peacock
233 Lonsdale Street
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Preen your plumes for multiple levels of old-world luxe at the Emerald Peacock. Book a booth to relax the opulent Peacock Lounge, savour vintage glamour in the cocktail bar, or fly high and fan your feathers from a coveted perch on the rooftop bar.
Siglo is found through the unmarked door of the Melbourne Supper Club and up the grand staircase. It's something of a Melbourne institution and well worth the climb. At the top of the stairs beautiful wines, international beers and late-night snacks await – all with table service and views of the floodlit Parliament House and Melbourne's gorgeous Princess Theatre.
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Siglo
161 Spring St
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Siglo is found through the unmarked door of the Melbourne Supper Club and up the grand staircase. It's something of a Melbourne institution and well worth the climb. At the top of the stairs beautiful wines, international beers and late-night snacks await – all with table service and views of the floodlit Parliament House and Melbourne's gorgeous Princess Theatre.
Make your way upstairs from Fitzroy favourite Naked For Satan for authentic Basque country comfort food, complete with spectacular rooftop views of the city and distant Dandenong Ranges. Scour the drinks list for your choice of vodka, craft beer or Spanish rosé to accompany crispy quail and beans or slow-cooked cider beef cheek.
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Naked In The Sky
285 Brunswick St
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Make your way upstairs from Fitzroy favourite Naked For Satan for authentic Basque country comfort food, complete with spectacular rooftop views of the city and distant Dandenong Ranges. Scour the drinks list for your choice of vodka, craft beer or Spanish rosé to accompany crispy quail and beans or slow-cooked cider beef cheek.
On Swanston Street you'll find Goldilocks on a rooftop. It's an upstairs bar with a fairytale ambience of wonder and excitement. Pick out a chair that's just right, pick up a basket of tantalising treats, select a classic cocktail from the ever changing list and let the adventures begin.
Goldilocks Bar
264 Swanston St
On Swanston Street you'll find Goldilocks on a rooftop. It's an upstairs bar with a fairytale ambience of wonder and excitement. Pick out a chair that's just right, pick up a basket of tantalising treats, select a classic cocktail from the ever changing list and let the adventures begin.
Share tapas and artisanal Spanish wines at this contemporary bodega. Bomba draws inspiration from the workers' culture of Spain's Catalan region. Sample from the ever-changing menu, sip a sherry or vermouth, and stay for a cocktail at the all-weather rooftop bar overlooking leafy Lonsdale Street. With a commitment to top local and Spanish ingredients, Bomba offers plenty of bang for your buck.
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Bomba Tapas Bar and Rooftop
103 Lonsdale St
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Share tapas and artisanal Spanish wines at this contemporary bodega. Bomba draws inspiration from the workers' culture of Spain's Catalan region. Sample from the ever-changing menu, sip a sherry or vermouth, and stay for a cocktail at the all-weather rooftop bar overlooking leafy Lonsdale Street. With a commitment to top local and Spanish ingredients, Bomba offers plenty of bang for your buck.
It makes sense that Melbourne's most sophisticated cocktail bar is also one of the city's highest bars, looming over the city from the 55th floor of the Rialto. Holding the keys to the Vue de Monde cellar, the Lui Bar's snacks are almost as good as its drinks, which are probably equal to the expansive views. Jazz on Sundays and late openings on weekends are the cherries on top.
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The Lui Bar
525 Collins St
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It makes sense that Melbourne's most sophisticated cocktail bar is also one of the city's highest bars, looming over the city from the 55th floor of the Rialto. Holding the keys to the Vue de Monde cellar, the Lui Bar's snacks are almost as good as its drinks, which are probably equal to the expansive views. Jazz on Sundays and late openings on weekends are the cherries on top.
More Pat Benatar than Justin Bieber, this is just the kind of heartbreaker you'll make excuses for. Dark and neon-lit, with jukebox and a pool table: it's pure dive bar, amped up with supreme service and libation from The Everleigh crew. Leave wine time and head straight for cocktails, craft and tap beers or spirits. With the bar open until 3am almost every night, there's plenty of time for heartbreak.
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Heartbreaker
234A Russell St
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More Pat Benatar than Justin Bieber, this is just the kind of heartbreaker you'll make excuses for. Dark and neon-lit, with jukebox and a pool table: it's pure dive bar, amped up with supreme service and libation from The Everleigh crew. Leave wine time and head straight for cocktails, craft and tap beers or spirits. With the bar open until 3am almost every night, there's plenty of time for heartbreak.
Embla's quiet confidence has hit a chord with gourmands and wine lovers across Melbourne. The wine bar's hat from the Good Food Guide says something about the culinary imagination of executive chef Dave Verheul and his team. The kitchen and bar are open all day, allowing plenty of opportunity to flick through the esoteric wine list and find the right pairing. Check out its new sibling restaurant, Lesa, upstairs.
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Embla
122 Russell St
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Embla's quiet confidence has hit a chord with gourmands and wine lovers across Melbourne. The wine bar's hat from the Good Food Guide says something about the culinary imagination of executive chef Dave Verheul and his team. The kitchen and bar are open all day, allowing plenty of opportunity to flick through the esoteric wine list and find the right pairing. Check out its new sibling restaurant, Lesa, upstairs.
Stretching more than 100 metres alongside Flinders Street's platform 13, this train platform turned outdoor bar and eatery offers the perfect excuse to miss your next connection. Plant yourself riverside for a morning espresso, a languid lunch beneath the plane trees or a sundowner as the Southbank lights come to life. Any time of day, this is one commute you'll look forward to.
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Arbory Afloat
2 Flinders Walk
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Stretching more than 100 metres alongside Flinders Street's platform 13, this train platform turned outdoor bar and eatery offers the perfect excuse to miss your next connection. Plant yourself riverside for a morning espresso, a languid lunch beneath the plane trees or a sundowner as the Southbank lights come to life. Any time of day, this is one commute you'll look forward to.
Beneath the pedestrian bridge over the Yarra to Southbank you'll find a pop-up oasis of beer, coffee and tasty toasties. Clinging to the pylon, and decorated with old rope, this bar almost looks like it could be seaworthy. When the sun is shining there's no better place to be than on the island. Drink up me hearties, yo ho!
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Ponyfish Island
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Beneath the pedestrian bridge over the Yarra to Southbank you'll find a pop-up oasis of beer, coffee and tasty toasties. Clinging to the pylon, and decorated with old rope, this bar almost looks like it could be seaworthy. When the sun is shining there's no better place to be than on the island. Drink up me hearties, yo ho!
You've never experienced Melbourne like this before and it's accessible to everybody! Our fleet of 10 stylish Scandinavian inspired picnic boats are available all year round. Rent a GoBoat and have a unique experience, where you can enjoy best of Melbourne from the water. The boats can carry up to eight people, and no boat licence or previous experience is required to operate the boat. The silent, electric powered boats are equipped with a table in the centre, so you can comfortably enjoy our delicious picnic baskets or your own food and drinks. Be your own captain and explore Melbourne with your family, children, sweetheart and friends, or have your birthday or your next company outing with GoBoat.
GoBoat Melbourne
105 Merchant St
You've never experienced Melbourne like this before and it's accessible to everybody! Our fleet of 10 stylish Scandinavian inspired picnic boats are available all year round. Rent a GoBoat and have a unique experience, where you can enjoy best of Melbourne from the water. The boats can carry up to eight people, and no boat licence or previous experience is required to operate the boat. The silent, electric powered boats are equipped with a table in the centre, so you can comfortably enjoy our delicious picnic baskets or your own food and drinks. Be your own captain and explore Melbourne with your family, children, sweetheart and friends, or have your birthday or your next company outing with GoBoat.