Wrap up of the year: Your favourite things to eat, drink and play in Melbourne for 2019

Drink, Eat, Melbourne, Play / 17 December 2019
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Wrap up of the year: Your favourite things to eat, drink and play in Melbourne for 2019

Drink, Eat, Melbourne, Play / 17 December 2019

An article on articles of the year that’s been

As we all sit in the office eagerly anticipating the Christmas and New Year celebrations, the team at Eat Drink Play can’t help but to think about what a year 2019 has been. For Melbourne especially, we’ve brought you epic restaurant and cafe openings, the best in booze specials, our picks for date night, and random cool sh*t we’ve come across on our day to day. All this in 106 articles to be exact!

We cannot wait to see what other fun stuff will land in Melbourne for 2020 (a new decade – eep!), but for now we’ve put together a special article to reminisce on the best things in Melb this year and to wrap up the year the only way we know how

Happy holidays!

Unusual date ideas in Melbourne

date ideas

We picked out some of our favourite date ideas that leave no space for small talk or awkward silences. From secret dinner parties, escape rooms, art galleries and axe throwing.

Cafe Sunshine brings Persian cuisine to the western suburbs

Named after the delight of cafe culture loving locals, Cafe Sunshine hit the spot when it came to serving up brekky faves alongside Persian cuisine. Better yet, they’re also a social enterprise, employing refugees and asylum seekers.

Free things to doholey cheese

Everyone loves free stuff, and even more when it involves seeing and exploring the city! Our monthly roundups of free things you can do in Melbourne certainly helped all our readers save some extra cash.

Flovie Florist Cafe in Carlton

Who can forget the opening of this part cafe, part florist and part instagram dream in Carlton? Flovie Florist Cafe is the best place to get freshly brewed floral coffee, beautiful blooms, and delicious food. 

Lord Lygon Wine Shop

Winter called for the perfect opportunity to wind down with organic wine and local share plates at the Carlton wine bar, Lord Lygon. A collection of 20 regularly revolving labels are on offer and all available by the glass.

Niska Robotic Ice Cream Bar

Have your ice cream order taken, prepared and served to you by robots! The future arrived at Federation Square, with 3 robots taking over Niska’s Robotic Ice Cream Bar, giving you the chance to visit and see the future here, now.

Pepper at Niska Robotic Ice Cream Bar

The best Sunday Roasts in Melbourne

We served you a slice of good ol’ humble Sunday Roast with our top picks around Melbourne. A hit for winter with friends and family, but who said you can’t enjoy one during summer too?