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Eat & drink

Restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs are always buzzing in Melbourne 
Melbourne is a serious culinary hotspot, with everything from burger joints to swish eateries with big-name chefs, and there's also a thriving bar scene.
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Upstairs, downstairs and around corners: that's where you'll find Melbourne's famed laneway bars, basement bars, rooftop bars, pubs and hotels. See you there.
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Many of Melbourne's best restaurants line the city' streets and laneways. You'll find French fine dining, Italian regional cuisine, tempting Spanish tapas and more.
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Melbourne's baristas whip up a fine brew, be it siphoned single-origin coffee or a pot of fair-trade tea. Choose from cutting-edge cafes, bakeries and heritage tearooms.
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This city has great food to go – from gourmet hotdogs and chargrilled burgers to Sri Lankan curries and rice-paper rolls.
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Sing your heart out at one of Melbourne’s fabulous karaoke bars. Think disco balls, private lounges and super sound systems.
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For sensational food on the move, visit one of Melbourne’s food trucks: an integral part of the city’s vibrant street and food culture.
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Dance the night away in a hidden loft, sip cocktails in a stylish speakeasy or catch some live music at a happening venue.


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