Everybody knows that Sunday night is the quiet night in any city… well that’s not the case in Melbourne you just need to know where to look. That’s why Sunday Night in the City is your guide to the best restaurants, bars and hotspots on those laziest of evenings!
Chin Chin | 125 Flinders Ln | 8663 2000 Amazing modern Thai that’s open from 11am til late… Yes please!
Trunk Bar & Restaurant | 275 Exhibition St | 9663 7994 Very nice modern Italian in a cosy red brick former Synagogue.
Cookie | 1/252 Swanston St | 9663 7660 Excellent modern Asian cuisine, with a stylish bar next to the dining room.
Shanghai Village | 112 Little Bourke St | 9663 1878 Cheap & cheerful Chinese cuisine – the line out the door gives away how good this place is.
Campari House | 23-25 Hardware Ln | 9600 1754 Italian inspired menu in a very European laneway – try the wood fire pizzas on the rooftop bar.
Solarino | 7 Howey Pl | 9663 2636 Wonderful Sicilian pasta & antipasto in a contemporary setting.
Hutong Dumpling Bar | 14-16 Market Ln | 9650 8128 Some of Melbourne’s best fried dumplings.
Portello Rosso | 15 Warburton Ln | 9602 2273 A wonderful Spanish tapas restaurant.
Gin Palace | 10 Russell Pl | 9654 0533 An elegant bar with an extensive list that is open into the wee hours of Monday morning.
Rooftop Bar | 6/252 Swanston St | 9654 5394 This very popular bar also becomes a cinema during the summer months.
Section 8 | 27-29 Tattersalls Ln | 0430 291 588 This funky container bar never has a night off.
The Toff in Town | 2/252 Swanston St | 9639 8770 A great club/bar that offers late night dining as well.
Murmur | 1/17 Warburton Ln | 9640 0395 Just upstairs from Portello Rosso, Murmur is the perfect bar to end your Sunday evening.
Enjoy the view
Eureka Skydeck | 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank | 9693 8888 Experience breath taking views of the city skyline.