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Must-do Melbourne food experiences

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Must-do Melbourne food experiences
Simply Delicious And Divine Melbourne Food Experiences

There are many reasons to be excited when visiting Melbourne. The atmosphere, tours, incredible attractions and parks are all things that’ll make your escape just that little bit more elevated. And of course, you can’t go past the incredibly creative food hotspots.

If you’re looking to take your taste buds on a culinary journey, then we have you covered. Whether you enjoy modern, exotic or traditional flavours, Melbourne’s bustling dining scene offers groundbreaking variety. There’s certainly something to suit everyone!

Melbourne Dining Experiences

A huge array of restaurant options are only a stone’s throw away from Crowne Plaza Melbourne. Explore Melbourne’s unique culinary experiences with delicious dishes from all over the world. Whatever the mood, you’re bound to find a place that serves exactly what you want.

Best Dining Experiences Melbourne

Vue De Monde

Perched on level 55 of Melbourne’s iconic Rialto building, this restaurant pays homage to classical fine dining in a modern context. The menus here change daily to ensure that only the freshest seasonal produce is used. Enjoy a unique dining experience in Melbourne, with a view.


Spanish delicacies and high-end tapas in an art-covered laneway makes this Melbourne mainstay one of the most visited spots in the city.

Dinner By HestonIf you’re looking for the ultimate dining experience, you can’t go past Heston Blumenthal. Enjoy award-winning cuisine in a number of unique dishes. Start with the Meat Fruit, and finish off with the Tipsy Cake.

The Press Club

George Calombaris’ high-end offering is playful, not pretentious – and delivers elevated Greek food like you’ve never tasted it before. Enjoy an intimate and relaxed dining experience with friends or family.

Grossi Florentino

A traditional white-tablecloth experience that mixes Italian traditions with modern Australian flavours. Spanner crab is paired with macadamia, and veal with wattle seed, for a unique and inspired menu.

Unique Dining Experiences Melbourne

If you’re here for a long time, AND a good time, why not head out to one of the many delicious and unique degustations Melbourne has to offer? Settle in for the night, watch the world go by, and indulge in the city’s most unique dishes.

Flower Drum

Indulge in the Chef’s six-course banquet to try Chinese classics with a twist. Quail Sang Choi Bao and Blue Cod with Enoki stand out.


Try this old-school Greek tasting menu at an affordable price (10 dishes for $79pp), and add on the free-flowing sparkling wine package for a good time.


The opulence of the Middle East is refined in Shane Delia’s Maha – and you’d better believe the six-course tasting menu includes 12 hour roasted lamb shoulder.


The degustation at Ezard is thoroughly modern, with an Asian lean. Swordfish cured in aged mirin and twice cooked pork belly are just some of the delicious courses on offer.

Om Nom

Om Nom is the place for decadent desserts in Melbourne – try their three-course dessert degustation and you’ll roll home happy.

Food Tours Melbourne

If you have a short time in Melbourne, but want to fit in as many foodie experiences as possible, why not try one of the many food tours in our city? You may even be able to enjoy a festival. Here’s the best of the bunch, plus, you’ll work it all off at the same time.

QVM food tour

Head to Melbourne’s iconic Queen Victoria Markets for the freshest food tour in the city.

Progressive degustation

Why try one restaurant when you can try four? This food tour delivers a menu across multiple venues.

Chocoholic tour

Why not pair sightseeing with your foodie tour? Hop on a tram and travel to the market to taste many delicious morsels.

Image credit: Om Nom.

Escape with Crowne Plaza!

Make the most of your culinary trip by booking with us here at Crowne Plaza Melbourne. Conveniently located at the centre of all the action, it’s the ideal choice for anyone looking to explore Melbourne at their own pace. Crowne Plaza’s hotel rooms and suites are available in a number of configurations to suit every kind of traveller.

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