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Top 10 Restaurants Melbourne Northern Suburbs

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Shaws Road Restaurant - Yarra Valley

Shaws Road
Restaurant & Winery

The beautiful dining room is in the rural Arthurs Creek region, and it has panoramic views of the Kinglake Ranges and our vineyards and farmland. Our food focuses on local Yarra Valley products while still upholding Shaws Road Winery's commitment to excellent cuisine. On-site purchases of all Shaws Road Winery vintages are available.

Shaws Road Winery offers a wide variety of delicious dishes that are made using the finest local ingredients. We pride ourselves on providing quality and great service to all of our customers, whether they're looking for something quick or want to linger over their meal. Thank you for your support and enthusiasm for great food, fantastic wine, and exceptional service.

Opening Hours

Saturday - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday - 11:00am to 5:00pm

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Greasy Zoe's Restaurant

Greasy Zoes

The Nillumbik is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. In The Nillumbik area, there is a produce-focused restaurant named Greasy Zoe's. "Nyilum bik," which means "Bad Earth" in the local Aboriginal language Woiwurrung.

Lachlan and Zoe are a two-person business, opening this small 8-seater in May 2017.

GZ serves just 32 people each sitting, and the restaurant's commitment to sustainability, ethical treatment of animals, and a strong emphasis on the environment are among the major driving forces behind its quality rather than quantity mentality.

Greasy Zöes works with the most environmentally responsible producers to develop a changing set menu every day, utilizing only hyper-local produce from rural farmers in Nillumbik and surrounding regions. Creating a level of seasonality and location that hasn't been seen before.

Opening Hours

Dinner: Friday/Saturday 6:30pm

Late Lunch: Saturday 3:00pm

Lunch Sunday: Sunday 12:00pm



Restaurant St. Lawrence - Yarra Valley

Restaurant St Lawrence

Restaurant St. Lawrence, in the little settlement of Hurstbridge, focuses on food and wine that is as local as possible.

In August 2019, Daniel and Emily opened the doors to their 25-seat restaurant. They previously worked as chefs in a regional, titled restaurant where they both wanted to start their own business focusing on local produce from their respective areas while bringing people together over an exceptional dining experience.

They want to use locally sourced ingredients on a monthly changing, seasonal menu.

Opening Hours

Thursday to Friday: 5:30pm to 10:30pm

Saturday: 10am to 2pm, 5:30pm to 11pm

Sunday: 10am to 2pm



Fondata 1872 - Yarra Valley Restaurant

Fondata 1872

The rebirth of Weller's is steeped in tradition. This rustic Italian restaurant is conveniently located just off the picturesque Kangaroo Ground, which marks the entrance to the Yarra Valley and where the country meets the city.

Fondata, a Yarra Valley Restaurant, is a corporate conference centre as well as a rural wedding venue and the ideal meeting spot for any occasion. 1872 Wine Bar serves Yarra Valley wines and locally produced craft beer during the summer months, while the Weller's Room, our magnificent private dining and events area, is available throughout the year. Our passion for producing exceptional cuisine is evident in every dish that leaves our kitchen. The team of talented chefs, led by head chef Daniele Varalli, utilise the freshest seasonal produce to create mouth-watering dishes that will tantalise your taste buds.

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Thursday: Dinner 6:00pm to Late

Friday: Lunch 12:00pm to 3:00pm / Dinner 6:00pm to Late

Saturday to Sunday: Lunch 11:30pm to 4:00pm / Dinner 5:30pm to Late



Mercer's Restaurant - Eltham Fine Dining Restaurant

Mercer's Restaurant

Stephen Mercer's traditional European background has clearly shown in the Modern Australian cuisine, which is precisely carried out yet imaginatively conceived. The food consists of carefully chosen and creatively used finery in diverse contemporary and classic dishes. Every dish is prepared with great care and presented similarly.

Stephen and Ute Mercer opened Mercer's Restaurant in 1997. The house is surrounded by a lovely cottage garden and housed in a Federation-style home with double-clothed tables, Riedel glassware, and faint background music.

Opening Hours

Wednesday to Saturday: Dinner 6:00pm to 10:30pm

Sunday: Lunch 12:00pm to 4:00pm



Small Plates Restaurant Eltham

Small Plates Eltham

Small Plates Eltham is dedicated to providing delectable, high-quality meals and beverages for everyone to enjoy. We strive to give our visitors a unique dining experience that they will remember and savour over the table with family or friends today.

Our desire to share many years of culinary expertise both in our dishes and in our range and selection is a burning ambition to see our guests depart feeling fulfilled, as it gives all of us at Small Plates Eltham pleasure and dedication to continue doing so time and time again.

Our expert and skilled chefs have created a delectable cuisine that is inspired by the world's greatest culinary traditions. Our cuisine, which draws from Mediterranean and international cuisines, offers select meats, seafood, savoury vegetarian options, as well as home-cooked dishes that will take you on a food adventure. The Small Plates Eltham experience extends beyond excellent food into understanding these rich cultures in each meal.

Opening Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday to Friday: 10:30am to 10:00pm

Saturday to Sunday: 8:30am to 10:00pm



Maroush Lebanese Restaurant Eltham

Maroush Lebanese Restaurant

The colour, culture, and history of Lebanon are all represented at Maroush Restaurant. Maroush is located in Eltham, in the centre of town. A beautiful courtyard with a water fountain separates two dining rooms, making for an intimate night out, a peaceful family supper, or a lively group gathering. At Maroush, the cuisine combines vibrant inventiveness with some of the most traditional fare.

Maroush Lebanese restaurant, on the other hand, believes in preparing meals with only the finest ingredients. You'll encounter a cuisine that blends ancient villages' customs with modern ideals from Beirut City's core. The Maroush experience is an accurate representation of the renowned Lebanese warmth.

Opening Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday to Thursday: 5:30pm to 9:30pm

Saturday to Sunday: 8:30am to 10:00pm

Friday: 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Saturday: 12:30pm to 10:00pm

Sunday: 5:30pm to 10:00pm



Nongkhai Thai Restaurant Eltham

Nongkhai Thai Restaurant

Nongkhai Thai Eltham is located at 931 Main Road, Eltham and has been delighting people in the area who enjoy Thai cuisine since it opened. Our traditional Thai chefs carefully prepare each dish using fresh food, vegetables, and genuine Thai herbs and spices to provide the best possible meal for Thai food fans. All of this is completed by our pleasant and attentive staff in a private setting provided to you by us.

Nongkhai Thai Eltham serves anyone who is looking for a mouthwatering taste sensation. Whether you prefer your chilli to be mild or spicy, our principle of harmony is used when we prepare this internationally renowned cuisine for you.

Opening Hours

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday to Monday: 5:00pm to 10:00pm



Nillumbik Estate Winery & Restaurant

Nillumbik Estate

At the area's newest cellar door, after you've been transported to the vineyard, Winemaker John Tregambe will personally guide you through a unique wine tasting as your dinner is being prepared. Which wine should you drink with your delectable meal, John will assist you in selecting.

Nillumbik Estate's rustic gourmet pizzas and platters are designed to complement our wine varieties and are prepared with local organic ingredients, some of which are cultivated on the property.

John's family have been making wine in Italy for generations, and it is their ancient winemaking methods that he utilizes at Nillumbik Estate. Throughout the year, John enthusiastically greets visitors with barrel tastings of fresh vintages or a tour of the lovely vineyard. The vast deck at the cellar door has breathtaking views of the Kinglake Ranges; ready to be soaked up with a glass of delicious wine.

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: Closed

Friday to Sunday: 12:00pm to 7:00pm



A Boy Named Sue Restaurant in St. Andrews

A Boy Named Sue

A Boy Named Sue is a lovely family restaurant in St Andrews, Victoria, for those of you who would enjoy experiencing Melbourne's countryside but don't mind driving.

Since its debut in 2011, A Boy Named Sue has been a favourite spot for both locals and tourists. Despite its inconvenient location, it is always packed with people looking to sample the cuisine on offer.

The locals like their pizzas, and with twelve different sorts to pick from, there's certainly something for everyone.

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: Closed

Friday: 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am to 9:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm to 8:00pm


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