Dining at Home is something that we have embraced over the last few months supporting the initiative of Melbourne’s restaurants that have brought their menus to our homes.  Now it is time that we can enjoy the luxury of been able to return to dining out at our favourite dining spots and creating new memories with family, friends and colleagues.

Bistro Guillaume Melbourne
Crown Towers, Whiteman Street, Southbank

Acclaimed chef Guillaume Brahimi and his team at will be back serving their menu rich with French Classics from midday on Friday 5 June. Ensure you make a reservation

Bottega Restaurant
74 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Cutler & Co
55 – 57 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

The restaurant will be reopening from Thursday 4th June for reservations Thursday – Saturday from 6 pm – late and Sunday all day dining from 12 pm – 10 pm.

Cumulus Inc.
45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

The team at Cumulus Inc are back baking, picking and pouring from 1st June.


Chin Chin Melbourne
125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

The woks will be fired and ready when the doors open in Melbourne Monday 1 June from 11 am daily. Bookings essential.

Gimlet at Cavendish House
33 Russell Street, Melbourne

Located on leafy Russell Street in a landmark 1920’s building is the newly opened cocktail bar and dining room Gimlet at Cavendish House. You will step into a world of nostalgia and glamour at the Chicago-style Cavendish House, a heritage gem lavishly re-imagined by Andrew McConnell and Acme & Co.

Open for lunch: Friday, Saturday & Sunday from midday until 4 pm and Dinner: Tuesday – Sunday from 6 pm – late and Afternoon Drinks: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 3 – 5.30 pm.

92 Smith Street, Collingwood

IDES dining room will be reopening on Thursday 4th June. Lunch will operate from 12 pm Sunday and Dinner from 6 pm Wednesday to Saturday. They will be unable to seat tables larger than six patrons.

Basement Level b01/139 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Be the first to experience Ishizuka’s new nine-course dining experience from Thursday 9 July, showcasing the best produce and flavours of winter, with the option to add alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink pairings as you wish. The restaurant is open 6 days for dinner from Wednesday to Monday (closed Tuesdays) offering the unrivalled Kaiseki Menu fro $235 p.p.  All reservations prior to 8.00 pm are allocated a 2 hour dining time. They welcome children 4 years of age and above, however, they do not offer alterations to the menu size.

James Said Bistro
926 – 930 High Street, Armidale

Re-opening July for breakfast, lunch and private degustation bookings.

175 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Kisume will be re-opening from Friday 5 June at 5 pm and prepayment of $95 per person will apply to the booking for each guest and redeemable on food & beverage.

Longrain Restaurant
44 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Longrain is set to re-open 29 July with Scott Pickett of Pickett and Co to oversee the running of Longrain as restaurateur and allow chef Arte Assavakavinvong and his team to continue to cook the signature Longrain dishes with some new additions with a Pickett twist. Open from Tuesday – Saturday for Dinner, all day dining on Fridays from 12 pm.

Matilda 159
159 Domain Road, South Yarra

Online reservation are open for groups of up to 6 guests from Tuesday 2 June from 5 -8 pm Tuesday – Friday and 9 am – 2 pm and 5 – 8 pm Saturday & Sunday.  For enquiries of 7 or more, contact the restaurant directly via info@matilda159.com. All reservations will receive a two hour dining window and credit card details will be required to place a reservation.

MoVida Group
Movida Original – Hosier Lane (off Flinders Street), Melbourne
Aqui – Level 1, rear of 500 Bourke Street, NAB Building (via little bourke street), Melbourne

The first restaurant to ignite Melbourne’s obsession with tapas, sharing plates, and venues tucked away down graffiti-scrawled laneways, MoVida Original stands proud in Hosier Lane as a stalwart Melbourne icon. Open Sunday – Thursday from 12 pm – 10 pm and Friday & Saturday from 12 pm – 10.30 pm.

Aqui is a big open space, with a big open kitchen, think rustic paella and meat grilled to perfection over charcoal. Open Tuesday – Friday from 12 pm till late and Saturday from 6 pm till late (closed Sunday & Monday).

Next Door
164 Flinders Street (corner Hosier Lane), Melbourne

This once corner milk bar, now the home of MoVida Next Door is the perfect spot for a quick tipple and shellfish a la plancha. Fifteen ever-changing daily specials scrawled on the chalkboard above the bar supplement the menu classics like Croqueta. Open Wednesday & Thursday from 5 – 10 pm, Friday & Saturday from 12 – 11 pm and Sunday from 12 – 10 pm (closed Monday & Tuesday).

Prince Dining Room
2 Acland Street, St Kilda

The Prince Dining Room will reopen on Monday 1st June. Opening with a hot new menu for cooler the cooler months, with dishes like charred calamari, fried tentacles, finger lime and saffron may, Ironbark smoked Wagyu skewwers with fermented green chilli; and wood fired dutch cream potatoes with sumac and harissa. Open Monday – Thursday 5 pm to late & Friday – Sunday Midday – Late.

Rockpool Bar & Grill
8 Whiteman Street, Crown Complex, Southbank

The team are getting ready to re-open from Monday 22 June 7 nights from 6 – 10 pm and Friday & Saturday lunch from 12 – 3 pm.

The French Brasserie
2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne

The restaurant will be re-opening from Wednesday 3 June for 20 guests per sitting.

Vue de Monde
Rialto Tower, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne

Vue de Monde will be re-opening on Thursday 25 June for Dinner service. Dinner service will resume from Thursday to Saturday each week and will feature a tantalising new menu. They will be taking reservations up to three months ahead  from 25 June – Wednesday 30 September.

Poodle Bar & Bistro
81-83 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Opening in July, Poodle Bar & Bistro is a European style cocktail bar and restaurant. Perch yourself on a stool in the grand, art-deco inspired public bar or find a spot amongst the artwork adorned walls of our bistro.Poodle’s menu is inspired by the tastes of Europe with it’s own renditions of some well-loved, classic dishes.


Point Leo Estate
3649 Frankston-Flinders Road, Merricks


Lake House, Daylesford
4 King Street, Daylesford

Opening on Friday 5th June with two sittings per service. Lunch 12 pm or 2 pm. Dinner 6 pm or 8 pm.

Private Dining Options: The Cellar: 16 guests I The Waterfront Pavilion: 40 guests

Make plans for a Daylesford Three night Mini-Break from isolation packages, that include 3 nights accommodation, breakfast daily, four course a la carte dinner in the Lake House restaurant on two evenings, sumptuous in-room feast delivered to your room complete with cocktails and complimentary on-demand in-room movies and Wi-Fi. Contact our Lifestyle team to take care of your Mini Break.

470 Mitchellstown Road, Nagambie

The acclaimed restaurant, The Muse will reopen on Friday 5 June 12 – 3 pm & 6 – 9 pm. Saturday lunch & dinner and Lunch on Sunday.

Pack your bags and make it a weekend escape from Thursday 4 June and enjoy luxury accommodation, gourmet food & wine and visit the day spa.

166 Balnarring Road, Merricks North

Next month, Jackalope is reopening for weekend stays, with an indulgent two night package serving up experiences in their two hatted restaurants as part of the escape package.

Your stay includes:  Two night’s accommodation (Friday & Saturday nights), daily breakfast, four-course dinner for two in Doot Doot Doot, $100 dining credit in Rare Hare, minibar (excl. wine), Wi-Fi, on-demand movies and popcorn, early check in 2 pm Friday and late check out 2 pm Sunday.

Brae Restaurant
4285 Cape Otway Road, Birregurra

Set on the hillside in Birregurra, Brae is a restaurant, guest suites and working organic farm – a place to be immersed in nature and eat from the land. An ever changing set menu incorporates produce from Brae Farm, the surrounding land and local, ethical, sustainable producers to showcase a unique Australian cuisine built on an immense respect for nature and seasonality.

Open for Dinner Thursday and Lunch Friday – Monday. Menu $300 p.p. Matched wines + $180 p.p. Matched non-alcoholic beverages + $95 p.p.

Plan an overnight getaway with Guest Suites from $615 – $890 per nights for two, including breakfast.