Top 10 Melbourne Date Restaurants: A Summary

After the fun and games in Sydney earlier in the month, FreeAndSingle have had a fabulous fortnight exploring the most romantic, sleek and quirky restaurants in Melbourne. The winner has now been announced, and what do you think to the results? Let’s refresh our memories with a look over the Top 10 Melbourne date restaurants in case you missed any of these top venues. Click on the links to read the reviews in full.


10. Añada

Sizzling Spanish tapas and a lively atmosphere makes Añada a fun location for a Melbourne date. Thriving with diners wanting to let their hair down, it’s a vibrant choice for a first date.


9. Eau de Vie

Feel cool as a cucumber as you sip potent cocktails by the bar at Eau de Vie. This retro bar makes a modern setting for a Melbourne date with a difference.


8. The European

Enjoy a taste of European cafe couture on a visit to this charming Melbourne restaurant. Serving brunch, lunch and dinner from around the continent, The European is a relaxed environment for a date.


7. Osteria la Passione

Passion by name, passion by nature. Osteria la Passione puts a personal touch on Italian cuisine in this homely but pristine restaurant.


6. Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Take a journey through time with your date as you whizz around Melbourne in the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. A novelty Melbourne date idea that will really razzle dazzle them, it’s a dining experience that you won’t forget.


Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant


5. Hardware Societe

Start the day on the right foot with your date at Hardware Societe. One of the best places in Melbourne for brunch, you’ll like your eggs with a kiss here.


4. Cutler & Co

Fine dining in a stylish setting, Cutler & Co is an impressive option for a date in Melbourne. Beautiful food presented perfectly, treat yourself to the Degustation Menu for a real foodie experience.


3. Seamstress

A quirky oriental restaurant where you’ll find clothes hanging from the ceiling, Seamstress puts a modern and fun twist on Asian cuisine.


2. Esca Grill

Steak, wine and seafood give Esca Grill and unbeatable take on fine dining that’s hard to resist. A pristine restaurant in the heart of MoPo, it’s a romantic spot for a Melbourne date.


1. Tippler & Co

The laid-back atmosphere, sharing platters and infectious happy vibe bring Tippler & Co a deserved 1st place in our Top 10 Melbourne date countdown.


So that’s a wrap! What do you think of FreeAndSingle’s Top 10, would you do it differently? If so, let us know and feel free to comment below.


Next week, we’re jetting off to the UK to explore the delights of Yorkshire! Looking at the best spots for first dates, those deal-clincher dinners, and special occasions with your partner, we’ll be starting with number 10 on Monday 26th May.


Yorkshire Restaurants

Top 10 Yorkshire Date Restaurants


If you know somewhere that’s perfect for Yorkshire dates, or perhaps you think your restaurant should feature in the rankings, get in touch! Email to get involved and have your say.


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