World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017

Australia’s vibrant restaurants, creative chefs and fresh produce will be on show when The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards come to Melbourne in 2017. World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017
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The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017

Melbourne to host The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017.


The World's 50 Best Restaurants list provides an annual ranking of the most exciting and talked about restaurants across the world. Carefully judged by an anonymous panel of over 1000 experts, the list brings together the world’s best chefs and restaurateurs who share a passion for truly memorable and unique dining experiences.

Over 800 of the world’s best influencers will gather at the Royal Exhibition Building on 5 April as part of a weeklong event program which coincides with one of Australia’s top foodie events, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

If you’re a food lover, Melbourne is the place to be in April. From exploring the hidden laneway restaurants and rooftop bars to the masterclasses with visiting culinary royalty, there is plenty of ways to experience Australia’s unique culinary scene.

Video guide: Why The World's 50 Best Restaurants chose Melbourne

Get to know the host city, Melbourne

Need some more inspiration? Get to know Melbourne's dynamic food and wine scene. 

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Explore Melbourne's culinary scene

Explore Melbourne's culinary scene

Unsurprisingly, the host city of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017 has the most exciting food and drinks scene in the country. Taste what Melbourne and regional Victoria has to offer the gastronome and everyday urban explorer at the award-winning restaurants, gourmet food and wine regions, and the famous laneway and rooftop bars around town.

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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2017 – top r...

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2017 – top reasons to visit

Long lunches in the country, wine tastings and cooking masterclasses with some of the world's top chefs are just a few of the reasons to attend the 2017 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

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Guide to Melbourne

Melbourne’s exciting mix of style, sport, culture and dining means you’ll never want to leave.

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Where the chefs are staying

Where the chefs are staying

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How to feast like an Aussie local

Australia is fast becoming home to some of the most interesting places to eat, serving an exciting and diverse array of produce and native Indigenous ingredients you won’t find anywhere else. All this matched with sophisticated wines, and a booming boutique spirits and craft beer scene, best enjoyed outdoors under the Australian sun. Experience Australia’s best for yourself at one of our top rated restaurants for 2016 - Attica (#33), Brae (#65) and Quay (#98). 

Australia's Best New Restaurants March 2017
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Australia's Best New Restaurants March 2017

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Australian wine in 2017

Australian wine in 2017

In less than a month, the finest chefs and restaurateurs from all over the world will descend on Australia for The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017. Whilst there, they'll have the opportunity to try out the best food and wine the country has to offer. Here, Max Allen takes us through everything you need to know about the local wine industry.

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Take a masterclass with the world’s best chef...

Take a masterclass with the world’s best chefs at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Everything you need to know about the World's 50 Best masterclasses held as part of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival from April 1-2.

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Why Australian coffee is the best in the world – and where to drink it

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Five native Australian ingredients to discover

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