Australia's food capital and major events right at your doorstep

Melbourne has a thriving art scene, with artist-run spaces as well as large public museums and galleries. There are also fascinating exhibitions on history and the natural world.

As a foodie town, Melbourne always has a culinary event on the boil. Choose from food festivals, wine tastings, celebrity chef visits and cooking classes.

Lace up your sneakers and practise your cheer, because Melbourne’s sporting calendar is packed with electrifying events, including the AFL Grand Final and Twenty20 cricket.

Major events take centre stage in Melbourne throughout the year, from the Australian Open in January to the Melbourne Cup Carnival in November.

Indian Star
Indian Cuisine
Yokoso Izakaya
Narai Kitchen & Bar
Victoria Street Markets
Fresh Produce and Shopping Market
Straight Six
Burger Bar
District North
Breakfast & Lunch Restaurant
Laksa King
Authentic Malaysian
Dear Abbey Cafe
Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant