Il Nostro Posto, Melbourne, Australia

I’ve always viewed Hardware Lane between Bourke and Lonsdale Streets as a bit of a tourist trap. The restaurants and bars along this stretch are good but you’ll probably end up paying a “tourist tax” as the prices are a little on the high side… and don’t get me started on the touts!

A little while ago I was wandering down the laneway and my friend wanted to give Il Nostro Posto a try so we headed on in.

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Boilermaker House, Melbourne, Australia

Biolermaker House up near QV in the Greek Quarter is another great whiskey bar – up on par with Beneath Driver Lane.

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Hallah, Melbourne, Australia

I recently welcomed my second half century and some good friends wanted to take me out for a feast. I choose Korean BBQ and they chose Hallah close to the Queen Vicrotia Market.

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90 Secondi, Melbourne, Australia

Docklands in Melbourne has been slighed as a bit of a wasteland in the past. It’s certainly not as attractive food and beer wise as the main CBD on the eastern side of the railway lines. But one shining light is an Italian restaurant called 90 Secondi.

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Rooftop at QT, Melbourne, Australia

The QT Hotel on Russell St, where the Greater Union movie theatres used to be, has a modern rooftop bar called Rooftop at QT.

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