Bringing you ‘fresh food in a fresh environment’, Top Paddock tops our list of must-visit brunch spots in the city. Whether you’re looking for a health-conscious pick-me-up or a more hearty start to the day, there’s something on the menu to suit, so you’re in danger of wanting to re-visit every weekend. The industrial interior is fresh and inviting, and the food delicious, so settle yourself in for the morning and take in the buzzing city atmosphere.


658 Church St, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia

+61 3 9429 4332


Open since 2009 and offering Modern Australian cuisine in an urban setting, Cutler and Co. in Fitzroy is the product of industry partnership, chef Andrew McConnell and architect Pascale Gomes-McNabb. Inside, you’ll find a fine dining experience, a focal point in the form of an open-plan kitchen and a lounge area that’s perfect if you’re just popping by for a drink and some nibbles. Expect a menu of beautifully simplistic foods, combined in an innovative way and artfully presented, and an elegant yet altogether approachable atmosphere.


55–57 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia

+61 3 9419 4888


If you’re looking to indulge in a little fine dining whilst in Melbourne, Vue de Monde tops our list of recommendations. It’s positioned 55 stories above the city and the Modern Australian menu offers a taste of the local cuisine so it’s a luxurious way to experience both the views and culture of Melbourne.


55, Rialto Towers, 525 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

+61 3 9691 3888