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Jun 18, 2018Posted By RNR Melbourne
The Festive Foodie

The Festive Foodie – A Guide to Edible Events in Melbourne This Winter

As one of the culinary hot-spots of Australia, Melbourne provides a wide range of food and beverage-focused events to appeal to all taste buds. From five-star restaurants scattered along Southbank, to the artisan cafes this city has become widely known for, you’re bound to be tempted by at least one of the taste sensations located throughout the city.


At RNR Melbourne, we offer a stylish array of serviced apartment options in the heart of the city. That way, you can stay close to the action, without compromising on luxury. So, without further ado, let’s delve into some of the food experiences on offer in Melbourne during the next few months.


High Tea Party


Treat yourself to a weekend of self-care alongside some close friends at the annual High Tea Party. Located at the Sofitel on Collins, spoil yourself with a classic high tea sitting, including sparkling wine on arrival. This includes a choice of four sittings for you to choose from in the Grand Ballroom at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 4:30pm daily, or in the VIP Dining Room at 11:00am or 2:00pm.


With complimentary pamper stations, divine tastings and style workshops, followed by a stylish fashion parade, you’ll never find yourself desperate for entertainment. Take a wander through the boutique market stalls and cater to your inner-shopaholic whilst experiencing the unique shopping areas. Plus, receive a gorgeous gift bag filled with delightful goodies on arrival.


Midtown Foodie Tours


Find yourself enjoying a culinary adventure as you tour the laneways off Little Bourke Street; discovering the foodie paradise hidden within Melbourne. Spanning from noon to 3pm and proceeding through all weather conditions, you will never find yourself disappointed by a last-minute cancelled event.


As the expert team at Palermo Restaurant take you to discover the marvelous hidden treasures scattered around the area, you will find yourself located in a utopia of enticing cuisine, and the thriving markets of midtown. Relish in pleasurable coffee stops, high-end restaurants, enchanting wine bars and even a hidden cocktail piano bar.


Sausage Making Master Class


Experience the simple joys of sausage making from local food artisan Maurice Gonella at The Artisan’s Bottega in West Melbourne. Learn the specifics of this age-old craft from the creation of fresh herb sausages and the Bottega’s signature Roman pork sausage: the ‘Luciana’. After class, sample this delectable delicacy, alongside some fresh, homemade bread and a glass of wine.


Talk and Taste


Embark on an informative and intimate discovery experience learning the artisanal craft from local Australian food and beverage producers at Pilgrim Bar’s monthly Talk and Taste series. Uncover some of Melbourne’s most popular dishes, and leave with insider recipes to transform your meals into a taste experience like no other in this series designed specifically for the connoisseur within you.




With the array of culinary delights located throughout Melbourne, an event to appeal to each and every foodie is sure to be on the horizon.


If you’re looking for accommodation that allows you both relaxing seclusion and fast access to everything Melbourne has to offer, contact RNR Melbourne today! With a stunningly stylish array of serviced apartment options to choose from, we’re sure to have accommodation that suits your needs.


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