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3 Perfect Places to Grab a Quick Lunch in the Melbourne CBD

Jul 23, 2022

3 Perfect Places to Grab a Quick Lunch in the Melbourne CBD 

If you work in the CBD and find yourself on the lookout for spots to grab a quick and tasty bite to eat on your lunch break, you’re in luck. This article is dedicated to some of the best lunch venues in the Melbourne CBD, perfect for the busy professional (with a soft spot for good food). Not only do these restaurants have delicious food, but they also have some yummy rewards on offer. 

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Dari Korean Cafe and Bar

If you fancy yourself a bit of a foodie, you might be familiar with Melbourne’s Hardware Lane, home to some of the CBD’s most delicious eating spots. Dari Korean Cafe and Bar is one of them that lives up to the Lane’s reputation. This funky lunchtime hot spot offers exciting Korean street food that’ll tantalise your tastebuds. Save space for dessert. 

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Tucked away on Flinders Lane is this modern Singaporean restaurant where a contemporary menu that takes you from Canton Bay to the Singapore Strait awaits you. Described as a “new school” Chinese restaurant, you can expect to experience (and taste) a progressive approach to Asian cuisine that’s exciting enough to lighten up any workday!

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This Japanese delight located inside the Emporium in Melbourne’s CBD is the perfect spot for a lunch break feed, and even a sneaky spot of retail therapy to help you get through the afternoon. This immaculate eatery and boutique store never fails to impress with its elegant menu hosting Japanese favourites like crispy roast pork and wagyu beef with a modern twist. 

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