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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Indie Cinema
“A beautiful, privately owned cinema within walking distance. Definitely enjoy a night out here!”
  • 45 locals recommend
“Historic mansion now owned by a trust welcoming walk-throughs and garden parties. Check website for special events through out the year such as teddy bear picnics, holiday parties for Christmas, Easter, Alison & Wonderland garden party and more. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
“One of the best restaurants in Australia, if not THE BEST one. The crown jewel of Melbourne fine dining. Set menu only. Getting a table at Attica is extremely difficult; you need to book at 9am on the dot on booking release date (the first Wednesday 3 months before intended booking). This is because at 9:05 all tables will be gone. If you are unable to get a table at Attica, you can try Vue de Monde in the CBD; this is a much bigger restaurant so it is likely to have seats available last minute. Personally I prefer Attica over Vue De Monde.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
“Beautiful Polish food, amazing cocktails and great energy! Directly next to the Classic Cinema”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Best bagels in Melbourne, amazing chocolate babka, celebration cakes and loads of heavenly baked goods on display. Always buzzing and cheap for such good quality.”
  • 11 locals recommend
“Great cocktails - good happy hour - live music on Friday nights and open very late”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Shopping strip, more mid market than Church street. Has a Coles, Officeworks, Cinema, numerous takeaway options and a few family resturants. amazing icecream at Wills Batch..Famous aziz bakery, excellent drycleaner, Post Office, telephone companies...basically everything is represented here.”
  • 9 locals recommend
“this place is one of my fave's in Melbourne. Great atmosphere and artful coffee (literally!)”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Glovers station is my go to for the best coffee within 15 minutes walk. The decor is modern and the menu fresh!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Noodle House
“Pretty tasty Vietnamese food, has all the favourites. The sister restaurant is in Chapel Street (so if you can't get in their come here!). On trend but still pretty affordable - maximum is $17 - last time I was there.”
  • 11 locals recommend
“One of the first Korean restaurants popping up in Elsternwick. Good for sharing, and when they say it's's hot.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“It used to be an old rifle shop that has been converted into a funky cafe/restaurant. Great french/Indonesian cuisine.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Part Jewish deli & take home salads/ foods for a quick meal. Their salads are a great healthy option. This is a good place to get a taste of Jewish options, in a nice seating. It can be a bit on the pricey side compared to other brunch options and there's limited seating, where you can have brunch. But is a creative menu & as they are open late, you can grab a quick healthy meal. Open Mon–Fri 7am–6pm, Sat–Sun 7am–4pm. There's raw vegan muesli, carrot-and-dill latke (potato fritters) with cured salmon and poached egg, and the brekkie "ruben" – lightly toasted bagel loaded with thick cuts of pastrami that's made on-site using Cape Grim beef, plus a fried egg and cos lettuce. Sandwiches, from $12 to $16, include smoked-whitefish salad, red onion, tomato and rocket on rye, and a 200-gram pastrami on rye, with red kraut and a pickle – also made on-site. Choose two ($14.50) or three ($21.50) salads from the great glass counter, such as tri-colour beetroot with sauteed leaves and candied walnuts, tabbouleh, or roasted cauliflower with pine nuts, chilli and date molasses yoghurt. In the fridges at the front of the shop are take-home bits and pieces, such as cured salmon, that pastrami, chicken soup, matzo balls, dips, and lasagne. Whole roast chooks and lamb shoulders ($40 each) are also available to take home. They also sell artisan bread. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Organic Grocery
“Organic health food store, cafe, holistic medicines, naturopath, massage, facials.... If you need anything organic, you can get it here. Say K8 sent you and you will be looked after :)”
  • 7 locals recommend
  • 3 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Tapping into the cosmopolitan vibe of the area, the Flying Saucer Club offers an exciting and diverse program of live entertainment. The club plays host to a wide variety of music including high profile local and international artists, the best up and coming acts as well as outstanding tribute shows. Shows are often booked out early in this small but intimate venue. well worth a visit.”
  • 4 locals recommend