South Yarra

Hotel Review: The Olsen is still one of Art Series’ finest achievements

January 10, 2019

Positioned near the CBD end of Chapel Street, The Olsen remains one of the favourites of Art Series Hotels’ ever-expanding portfolio of gallery-like, boutique-minded properties. It owes much of its understated elegance to the works of John Olsen, whose delicate landscapes feel a world’s away from the group’s first property, nearby The Cullen, where the […]

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Il Bacaro co-owner Joe Mammone opens Bar Carolina in South Yarra (Melbourne)

November 7, 2017

Renowned restaurateur Joe Mammone, who co-owns beloved CBD spots Il Bacaro and Sarti, has welcomed a third restaurant to his portfolio, opening Bar Carolina in South Yarra. Located on Toorak Road, Joe’s first venture outside of the city has been fashioned as a sophisticated and contemporary southside bar and restaurant, offering Italian bistro-style dining with […]

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Yagiz is South Yarra’s new refined Turkish restaurant (Melbourne)

November 7, 2017

Located on Toorak Road, Yagiz is a new modern Turkish restaurant from talented chef Murat Ovaz, who has moved on from Balaclava’s popular Tulum to head up his own venture. The restaurant, which features a stunning 22-seat brass communal table and is separated into both a casual walk-in bar and an expansive 60-seat dining space, […]

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Harvest is South Yarra’s new all-day coffeehouse, bar and eatery (Melbourne)

October 17, 2017

South Yarra’s got a new all-day coffeehouse, bar and eatery with Harvest, a new venture from chef and owner Tim Martin that focuses on a refined menu of wine, aged meats and fermented products. Martin, who brings 16 years of experience to his debut solo restaurant, aims to channel plenty of European influence into local […]

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Bosozuku is South Yarra’s new Japanese burger, sake and karaoke den (Melbourne)

July 9, 2017

Named after a notorious outlaw subculture in Japan, Bosozuku is South Yarra’s new Japanese burgers joint and sake den, a 200-seater located just off Chapel Street with designs on becoming one of the city’s new favourite destinations. It’s from the same team behind Bird Watching Society and St Kilda’s buzzing Lady Grange, taking on a […]

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Lennox Hastie is bringing Firedoor to Melbourne for one night only

October 19, 2016

Lennox Hastie will be traveling down to Melbourne next week, bringing the city its very first taste of celebrated Surry Hills restaurant Firedoor. The occasion: Hastie’s former protégé, 22 year old chef Charlie Carrington, recently opened his very own restaurant in South Yarra, a globe-trotting conceptual dining experience called Atlas Dining. Hastie will join Carrington […]

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Review: Sth Central (new breakfast menu 2016) – South Yarra (Melbourne)

April 20, 2016

Tucked away beside the rush of South Yarra Station and underneath a residential apartment block, Sth Central stands as a local gem in one of Melbourne’s most cafe and restaurant dense suburbs, catering to the locals with simple food done well, and with fresh produce. With their new schedule to open for breakfast, Sth Central […]

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South Yarra gets a new dining hot spot with Sth Central (Melbourne)

January 18, 2016

Newly opened in Yarra Street is a contemporary social and dining venue titled Sth Central, operated by partners Tommy McIntosh and Ben Avramides (of Tommy Collins fame) who have brought in Chefs Daniel Southern (Est Est Est, Circa) and Simon Winfield to bolster the kitchen alongside Leroy Smith (Stokehouse). The solid lineup have brought together […]

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A25 Pizzeria – South Yarra (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Owner of A25 South Yarra, Remo Nicolini, is no stranger to good Italian fare done well. Over the years, he has built a reputation for creating some of Australia’s best locations for pizza and could perhaps have been one of the major determinants in triggering the Melbourne pizza revolution. In fact, Remo has come a […]

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