8 of the Best Prahran Restaurants

Prahran is a unique and culturally diverse suburb with so many things to offer: high-end international retailers along glitzy Chapel Street, quaint antique and record stores, galleries, cafes, markets and an interesting mix of quirky restaurants and bars that can cure any food or drink craving. If you’re a foodie that hasn’t checked out what the restaurants in Prahran have to offer, the time is now. Here are a few popular picks to pop on your radar.

Image: Prahran Hotel, Prahran

Angus & Bon, Prahran

Situated in the former Prahran post office, Angus & Bon features dark timber interiors and banquette seating. Two separate menus are shared between the bar and restaurant, with food prepared over a wood-fired grill as the star attraction. The restaurant also has shared plates and a decadent cheese and dessert menu. 

Yoku Ono, Prahran

A little slice of Japan in Prahran, Yoku Ono will transport you to a side street in Tokyo, with authentic decor and food: hearty ramen broths, elegant sashimi and Japanese classics.  Premium sake and classic cocktails add to the appeal. 

Gramercy Social, Prahran

Gramercy Social does New York-inspired comfort food with a Melbourne twist. On offer are distinct menus for Breakfast, All-day Dining and Weekend Brunch,  including Huevos Rancheros, indulgent burgers and Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Sesame Bagel. 

Hutong Peking Duck and Dumpling, Prahran

Come for the dumplings, stay for the duck. They share equal billing – and plenty of flavour – at this popular Prahran outpost of Hutong in the CBD.  

Prahran Hotel, Prahran

Found in one of Melbourne’s cutting edge buildings on High Street this is one of the city’s go-to pubs for a date, mid week dinner of Saturday night outing with friends. At it’s core, the Prahran Hotel offers everything you’d expect from a local pub – a charming public bar, bistro, private dining space, a relaxing beer garden and function spaces. It’s got it all – plus some seroiusly kick ass design features!

College Lawn Hotel, Prahran

Tucked halfway down Greville Street, College Lawn Hotel has it all – a bar that’s made for lounging, a restaurant, accommodation, a bottle shop and a sit-and-stay-awhile beer garden. Oh and for all you pool enthusiasts. It has a pool table too. Bonus! Check it out for a Sunday sesh the next time the sun shines – it will be the perfect College Lawn introduction.

Chez Oliver – Le Bistro, Prahran

Isn’t it nice sitting down at a restaurant without feeling the pressure to order, eat and get out. At this lovely French restaurant staff are classy and caring, urging you to thoroughly read the menu and take your time when ordering. Whether you feel like a light lunch or a fully fledged degustation Chez Oliver will treat you to some cracking French fare.

Morris Jones, Windsor

Found within an 1887 landmark heritage warehouse, Morris Jones is one of Prahan/Windsor’s much loved restaurants and cocktail bars. (Once again the boundary of Windsor/Prahran is loose). For a stylish dining or drinking experience look no further than to this Chapel Street gem.

If you’re intrigued by what the restaurants in Windsor have to offer. Check them out here.