Melbourne Cup Restaurants

Melbourne Fine Dining

Melbourne is famous for it's exquisite fine dining restaurants

The following is a list of some of the best Melbourne Cup restaurants for celebrating a big win or commiserating on a loss.

Vue De Monde – Vue de Monde was awarded the Restaurant of the Year by the Age Good Food Guide in 2007. Since then, this establishment has consistently been reviewed as one of the best Melbourne Cup restaurants. The ambiance of Vue de Monde is described as Spanish-style simple luxury filled with warm colours, velvet curtains and bronze mirrors. Vue de Monde is also known for its smart service that allows a dining experience that guests won’t find anywhere else.

Famous recipes in Vue de Monde include chocolate and Roquefort sponge; lamb chops with apple cider; pork, fennel and saffron cassoulet; almond gazpacho; apple dumplings; nicoise salad; and French toast with summer berries

St. Kilda’s Stokehouse – Although this restaurant is already a local icon in the Melbourne Area, the addition of key chefs and manager propelled this restaurant to new heights. St. Kilda’s Stokehouse is easily one of the elite Melbourne Cup restaurants in town.

Flower Drum – This list of excellent Melbourne Cup restaurants would not be complete without Chinese cuisine. With Australians’ love for Chinese food, the Flower Drum manage to capture the best of Chinese cuisine that made it one of the world’s top 50 restaurant in the UK’s Restaurant Magazine. Flower Drum specialises in Cantonese cuisine. With its delicious food and excellent wine list, this restaurant will continue to be one of the top restaurants in the city and one of the most popular during the Melbourne Cup.

Oysters - Fine Dining

Melbourne has so many restaurant options to choose from

Oyster Little Burke – This restaurant is a fresh hit. Located in the Little Bourke Street Hill precinct, this young restaurant has already made chef Joseph Vargetto a small celebrity in the area. Oyster Little Bourke provides a nice mix of enchanting atmosphere, smart service, and an unforgettable menu. Like Vue de Monde, Oyster Little Bourke is also recognized by the The Age Good Food Guide as one of the best restaurants in the city.

Becco – Since its establishment in 1996, Becco has enjoyed tremendous success as one of Melbourne’s finest restaurants. Guests can hold private functions in exclusive dining rooms. You can also find the Bellavista Social Club upstairs for late night bar events and functions.

Being one of the most frequented restaurants during the Melbourne Cup, Becco also proved that it is one of the most unique restaurants in the area. The floor space is divided by leather banquettes, and the interior design suggests a timeless vigour with white linen tables and wooden chairs. If you want fine dining with a vibrant atmosphere and open kitchen, then you should try Becco.

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