At The Essence, it’s all about the freshest, local produce in our region, hand picked by our Head Chef and complemented by native herbs & spices.
It’s about that little touch of something different to the familiar that leaves you wondering and makes you want to taste more and more.
Step into The Essence and sample the local hearty, warming flavours of our Chefs’ signature recipes.
Join us on the journey of re-discovering The Essences of our local produce.
Nestled within the Domain Road enclave in South Yarra with indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the stunning Royal Botanic Gardens sits Gilson.Gilson’s intimate dining room is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week and caters for large groups and private dining events. Gilson offers an all day menu focusing on Italian cuisine and seasonal flavours. A neighbourhood favourite due to its relaxed setting, friendly staff, fabulous drinks list and dishes such as the ‘avocado bruschetta’ for breakfast, the ‘Seafood Linguine' for lunch or dinner, and a 'tiramisu' for dessert. Wood fired pizza is also available for lunch and dinner cooked in the custom built oven.Gilson's brunch service is available for walk-ins with reservations available from midday.
If your preferred day or time slot is unavailable please call or email restaurant. firstname.lastname@example.orgFederation Square's iconic place to catch up - Timeout Fed Square - on the corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street opposite Flinders Street Station in the heart of Melbourne.Weekend and weekday breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks in Melbourne city.Time Out Restaurant/Cafe/Bar is the place to catch up with friends and family to enjoy a relaxing meal and drinks.10% Weekend & 15% Public Holiday Surcharges Apply
A crowd favourite brunch location in the heart of Melbourne, offering innovative, fun, photogenic and delicious food in an inviting and relaxing space. Chef and co-owner, Sutinee works her magic on an array of Asian-inspired comfort dishes, balancing spice, sweetness, sourness, and saltiness to perfection. Be sure to try the signature Crab Meat Scramble! Sit back, immerse yourself in the calm and relaxing tones of eggshelll blue, mint green and colourful vibrant patterns to enjoy your oat matcha latte. Open daily 8:00am - 4:00pm (kitchen closes at 3:00pm). Awarded 2017 Melbourne Top 20 Brunch Cafes by The Age Good Food Guide and recognised as 2018 Most Popular Cafe by Zomato with the highest number of bookmarks by users.
St Marks Road Co. is your new favourite hangout. Serving coffees in the morning, beers and cocktails in the evening, and good food, great tunes and a neighbourhood feel around the clock. There is a bunch of daily specials to help get you through the week, from ‘brew on the crew’ free coffee Mondays to happy hour every Friday. Make the most of our comfy chairs and free WiFi and make yourself at home.
Nestled between the historic Rialto and Winfield buildings, Alluvial Restaurant effortlessly melds a mix of old and new, all imbued with the culinary and cultural charms of Melbourne. Alluvial Restaurant, named after Alluvial gold deposits in honour of the gold rush, when Melbourne was the richest city in the world. Situated under our iconic glass atrium, is the perfect setting to try our international buffet breakfast, all day dining menu or simply enjoy a coffee or wine in Bluestone Lounge Bar, for a more casual option. Sample modern Melbourne cuisine with the best local produce and flavours Melbourne has to offer. Melbourne’s electric dining scene offers a startling array of the world’s greatest cuisines, the hotel amplifies these diverse cultures that make Melbourne eating so unique.
Bentwood occupies a a large corner site on Fitzroy's leafy Napier Street. The spacious cafe seats 115 people and is filled with natural light.Please note we are experiencing a high volume of reservations for Mothers Day. If you are having trouble booking, we have space for walk ins!
AU79, a new contemporary space that has been transformed from a former mechanics warehouse into an exciting and impressive Melbourne cafe, sitting within the eclectic suburb of Abbotsford and incorporating a coffee roastery, cafe, bakery and patisserie, offering a unique event space and experience with fantastic food, drinks and atmosphere.
WHO ARE WE?The Fitz is an iconic institution in the heart of Melbourne’s famous suburb of Fitzroy, beloved by generations of locals. It is hard to miss with its signature bronze sign spearing out on to Brunswick Street and its lush canopy shading brunch goers and coffee sippers.Originally known as The Fitz – Fruit & Juicery, it transformed into The Fitz Café in 1986 and today proudly known as The Fitz Café & harmony Rooftop. Popularly renowned as one of Melbourne's longest-running cafes, The Fitz is known for our diversely delicious menu, our friendly staff and chic dining spaces. Our newly renovated indoor and outdoor dining spaces are perfect for all Kind of dining and Harmony Rooftop is perfect for the celebration, accordingly your needs. so come and join us for a coffee or a cocktail, a boozy brunch or a delicious dinner, in our cafe, restaurant or rooftop!
Bringing together a café and coffee roastery under one beautifully designed roof, it's a venue like no other fit for every occasion. We invite you to explore the world of specialty coffee and enjoy our signature all-day dining.Our All-Day Signature Brunch Menu celebrates the shared experience of seasonality with fresh, local produce, contemporary cooking techniques and a highlight on Australian natives. Before you leave, take a look through our coffee roastery, spend some time in our retail shop and consider taking your home coffee brewing to the next level.We’re here seven days a week. Please note we do not accept reservations on weekends and have plenty of space for walk-ins.We hope to see you soon!