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The 10 Best Restaurants In Richmond, Melbourne

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Just south-east of the center of Melbourne is the up-and-coming suburb of Richmond, home to a diverse and friendly community. The district is also brimming with exciting restaurants serving up some of the best food in the city. Be sure to check these 10 places out if you find yourself in Richmond, Melbourne.


This recently opened South East Asian restaurant by convivial host Nathan Peck is oh-so-cool and sophisticated. It has a jungle theme with a large, colorful mural on one wall, lots of hanging, big leafed plants, exposed brickwork, concrete flooring, a pitched, rough hewn wooden beamed roof, and an open kitchen with a bar as well as table dining. Chef Ken McManamey has a great pedigree and does not disappoint in his new role. Dishes are designed for sharing and are fresh, innovative and dynamic. If you like your spice, try Som Tum, a green papaya and snake bean salad. Signature dish Beef Cheek is a must try despite being the most expensive shared plate, and you simply cannot go home without sampling their amazing coconut sorbet dessert with choc kaffir lime ice magic.

Address: 65 Swan St, Melbourne VIC 3121, Australia +61 3 9428 9730


This fine dining French-inspired restaurant is an absolute delight. Its dark walls, timber-framed mirrors, large tables and plush carpets lend an elegant and stylish yet warm ambiance to the room. Owner and chef Peter Roddy, who has worked with the likes of the Roux brothers, brings his own fresh contemporary style to classic dishes su