Australia.com does not support the internet browser you are using. Please upgrade to a more recent browser so that you can explore the destinations and experiences that await you as you plan your Australian holiday.
Australia’s vibrant restaurants, creative chefs and fresh produce will be on show when The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards come to Melbourne in 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.
As Melbourne prepares to host The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony in April 2017, all focus is on Australia as one of the world's greatest food destinations. 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.
The new flavours of Australia: six restaurants to watch
Melbourne, soon to be home to The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017, is the must-visit Australian city for gourmet food, world-class coffee and incredible local ingredients you won’t find anywhere else. It also just happens to be a great starting point for a food trip across Victoria.
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.
Australia is home to some of the oldest grape vines in the world. Known for excellence and authenticity, Australian wines express the passion and craftsmanship of our winemakers and diversity from our unrivalled land.
As the official airline partner, Etihad Airways is excited to fly the world’s best chefs and food media from across the globe to Melbourne for the World’s 50 Best Restaurants event, which will take place from 1 to 7 April, 2017.
Australia has a restaurant culture that is dynamic. And, remarkably, it has come about in the space of a single generation. Australia has never been a more exciting place to eat and restaurants are driving this change.
This seven day itinerary will help you explore some of the best food and wine experiences available in Australia including Melbourne’s vibrant café and restaurant scene, the rich produce that can be found on Bruny Island and the award winning wine from the Barossa Valley.
Australia’s biggest celebration of Australian wine – Aussie Wine Month – is held throughout May. Now in its fifth year, the event aims to celebrate the diversity, quality and regionality of Australian wines. In honour of the annual event, we've selected seven amazing wine experiences across Australia for wine and food lovers alike.
Whether your idea of a good meal includes tablecloths and attentive service at a fine dining restaurant, or a take-away package wrapped in newspaper from the local fish and chips shop, the star of the show is the same: Australia’s fresh and flavourful seafood. Our island nation has a well-deserved global reputation for fronting up some of the biggest, juiciest and tastiest seafood on the planet, with hundreds of native species to choose from at any given time of the year. As a result, many restaurants can literally supply the ‘catch of the day’ – fish caught in local waters only hours earlier – much to the delight of local and visiting ‘seafoodies’ alike!
From the rolling Adelaide Hills and the niche boutique wineries in Canberra, to the cool-climate European-esque Tasmanian vineyards, here are Rene Redzpei's top wine regions featured on the Noma Australia wine list.