Where to eat, drink and socialise around the T&G Building
25 October 2018
Melbourne is renowned for its world-class coffee and experiential eats, with many hidden gems within its quintessential laneways. Whether you’re looking for a place to have a relaxed morning coffee, team building dinner or a romantic date, there are endless options right at the doorstep of the T&G Building. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite local spots to eat, drink and socialise so you can experience all that Melbourne’s café and bar culture has to offer.
Oli & Levi
Yet to find the perfect coffee to start off your day? Oli & Levi is a must for you. Pair your morning coffee with a delicious egg puff pastry, available in a variety of flavours – from ham and chilli jam, to jalapeño and cheddar, you’re sure to leave satisfied. Oli & Levi has a calm and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for breakfast or lunch meetings. They offer all your favourite hot beverages, as well as pastries and healthy bowls. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options are also available.
Address: 446 Collins St, Melbourne
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 7am – 4pm
Lucy Liu Kitchen & Bar
Lucy Liu makes an impression as soon as you walk in, with a red neon sign glowing from Oliver Lane. The Asian kitchen and bar is one of Melbourne’s most trendy spots to spice up your lunch or meet some friends for after work drinks and dinner. Their menu offers a variety of share plates and a bespoke drinks link. Don’t leave without trying the barramundi and scampi dumplings – a must eat.
Address: 23 Oliver Lane, Melbourne
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday, 11am – 11pm
Lello Pasta Bar
Pasta and wine galore are right at the T&G Building’s doorstep at Lello Pasta Bar. Lello offers a selection of pastas and pizzas that are made from scratch daily, using fresh, simple ingredients, by Italian chefs. Try a traditional Italian cocktail or pair a glass of wine with your meal, because after all, no Italian meal is complete without a glass of red. Lello is the perfect place for an intimate date or a catch up with a group of friends. If you’re planning to come with a larger group, group dining and function options are available.
Address: 150 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday, 7am – 10pm
Harley House is a hidden spot known to savvy locals. The restaurant offers beautifully plated and presented Peruvian dishes, with a variety of wine and cocktails, that will impress even your toughest client. Taste a bit of everything with the Harley House tasting plate, paired with a glass of white wine. Harley House is just a 4-minute walk from the T&G Building.
Address: 71 Collins St, Melbourne
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday (Tues – Wed 4pm – 12am, Thurs – Fri 12pm – 12am, Sat 12pm – 3am)
The Sherlock Holmes
If you’re after a relaxed pub vibe to catch up with friends after work, The Sherlock Holmes is the place for you. The pub is an English-themed bar with a rustic-chic interior, serving craft beer, share plates and classic pub grub. Their menu also includes pizzas, cheese boards and desserts for those who have a sweet tooth.
Address: 415 Collins St, Melbourne
Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday (Mon – Fri 11am – 12am, Sat 12pm – 2am)