This weeks urban adventure takes us to some of the best pre/post show dinner options!
Between its award-winning stage shows and culinary culture, Melbourne might be the perfect city. Whether you prefer chowing down before curtain call or eating as an encore, you won’t have to stray far from the Princess Theatre, Her Majesty’s Theatre or the Regent Theatre to enjoy a bite at one of our top picks for pre or post-show dining in the Melbourne CBD.
Basement Level, 113 Collins St, Melbourne, 3000 | (03) 9654 4466
This split-level basement restaurant is bursting with old-school charm and abuzz with bustle. You can take things real slow in the formal trattoria dining room or enjoy a speedier experience in the caffeteria. Both are wonderful! The menu is Italian to the core, with handmade pasta dishes, simple antipasti and a lovely selection of wine.
159 Spring St, Melbourne, 3000 | (03) 9654 6657
If you can score a seat at this squeezy wine bar, you’re in for a treat. Take a sharing-style approach to your pre or post-show snack with a spread of small plates or enjoy a full meal from the main menu. This place takes their wine seriously, so you can count on staff to give great recommendations for pairing a drop to your dishes.
62 Lt Collins St, Melbourne, 3000 | (03) 9078 0078
This bold eatery is the latest venue from the folks that gifted Melbourne with Cookie. While Cookie’s menu is a masterpiece of traditional Thai, Magic Mountain Saloon fuses those off-the-charts flavours with characteristics of modern Australian dining. There’s something special about the staff here, too – they’re effortlessly friendly and casually funny.
Level 2 161 Spring Street Melbourne, 3000 | (03) 96540811
Not sure how you feel about sweeping views of Melbourne, but if that’s something you can get behind, Siglo might be your perfect pre or post-show spot. It’s known as an upscale bar, but they make a selection of savoury and sweet nibbles to accompany their impressive drink menu. This open-air terrace offers full table service and an elegant atmosphere that suits a proper night out in the city.
Check out the following shows coming soon to Melbourne in 2017
The Book of Mormon, The first Broadway Musical by Matt Stone and Trey Parker the Creators of South Park is coming to Melbourne in January 2017.
163 Spring Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 | (03) 9299 9800
This hit broadway musical show lands in Melbourne in April 2017. Tickets are on sale now.
219 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000 | (03) 8643 3300
“Discover the golden age of circus this summer as CIRCUS 1903 sets to captivate audiences of all ages at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre from January 2017”
191 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000 | (03) 9299 9860