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Melbourne Summer Food Experiences

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Melbourne Summer Food Experiences
Where to Eat in Melbourne this Summer

Summer in Melbourne is all about soaking up the sun and extra hours of daylight, and eating your way through the city with all the uniquely Melbourne food experiences on offer. We have put together our list of 7 places to eat in Melbourne this summer from rooftop bars to floating bars to acai bowls, and of course ice cream to keep you cool all summer long. 

Key Whitley

The treats at Kep Whitley look almost too good to eat...almost! This summer in Melbourne you’ll be screaming for all the ice-cream Kep Whitley is slinging. 

Riverland Bar

Where better to enjoy summer in Melbourne than at Melbourne's iconic riverside bar. The ideal summer spot for beers and bites with an those amazing views of the Yarra River and city skyline.

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Arbory Afloat

Spend your summer floating away on Arbory Afloat, Melbourne’s go-to summer hotspot. Summer vibes on the Yarra River in the heart of the city calls for Margherita pizza and fish tacos, sipping on frozen Piña Colada’s by the pool (yes there is a pool!).

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Gelateria Primavera

A contender for the best gelato in Melbourne, Gelato Primavera is a Melbourne must-do food experience. Is there a better match made in heaven than summer and gelato? With a rotating daily roster of gelati, you’re free to visit every day and sample them all. Perhaps you love a classic like fior di latte or maybe you prefer something a little different like the rosewater and mint combo - there really is something for everyone.

The Boatbuilders Yard

This waterfront venue is conveniently located along the Yarra River. Sink into a deckchair and enjoy frozen cocktails and boaties sundaes while soaking up summer in Melbourne.

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Rooftop Bar Melbourne

For one of Melbourne’s most beloved skyline view spots, Rooftop Bar offers a quintessential Melbourne food experience with drinks, dancing, views, burgers and even a pop-up cinema during summer.


The Super Acai Bowl from SmoothMe will not only keep you cool this summer, but healthy too! Don’t stop at just their acai bowl goodness, you have a whole range of vegan friendly and refined sugar free smoothie bowls and juices to choose from all summer long. 

Experience Summer in Melbourne

There are endless unique food experiences and things to do in Melbourne during summer. Near the water is the place to be with people drinking and dining at the restaurants and bars that line the Yarra River. Stay at Melbourne’s only absolute waterfront hotel and be close to the action. Create your ideal summer getaway with our City Escapes Package

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