Our theatres are located in the heart of Melbourne's vibrant city centre, with many pre-theatre and post-show dining options available within walking distance of the theatres. 

Drinks and snacks are available at all of our theatre bars, but if you are after something more substantial, please see below some restaurant options close to the theatres.     

NOMAD Melbourne

187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

NOMAD's food is a nod to Mediterranean heritage with a heavy dose of big flavours and bursts of nostalgic European tastes throughout.

Our limited edition Menu at $75pp is here to line your stomachs in preparation for a great night out or after a fun night at the show.  

This offering of our favourite dishes will have you in and out within 60 minutes, so you are sure not to miss a beat of what Melbourne has to offer.

Available for dinner Monday – Sunday, and lunch Saturday and Sunday. Bookings are essential. 

Close to: Princess Theatre & Comedy Theatre

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Basement, 164 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Descend beneath Flinders Lane to Dessous, a hidden bar and restaurant where you can experience something truly delicious. 

Discover a Thai-influenced menu from Chef Dan Sawansak. Think, squid with spicy sambal, salted egg aioli and fried potato bread, roasted bone marrow with Thai herbs and sticky rice, and crab donut with salmon caviar. 

The cocktail menu focuses on creativity and sustainability in signature drinks and non-alcs. Wine is curated around producers that care for the land and showcase regional character, including iconic cult wines. 

Cocktail Hour 5-6pm, Tuesday-Friday: $14 cocktails, $9 wine and beers, $7 snacks. Bookings available, walk-ins welcome. 

Close to: Regent Theatre & Forum Melbourne

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162-168 Collins Street, Melbourne

Experience fun, upmarket dining and share plates at The George on Collins in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. 

Nestled in the heritage Georges Building on Collins Street, this modern Southeast Asian restaurant exudes elegant charm with bench seating in the main parlour inviting perching on a stool to linger over a cheeky cocktail, while cosy velvet booths are ideal for a romantic rendezvous with someone special.  

Enjoy a delicious pre-show banquet menu for $65pp featuring some of The George’s most iconic dishes like Green Chicken Curry and Prawn Toast + Happy Hour specials such as $12 cocktails & $8 wines from 3pm - 6pm (Tues- Fri). 

Close to: Regent Theatre & Forum Melbourne

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35 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Hochi Mama brings its signature Asian fusion cuisine to the heart of Melbourne's CBD – their ambient venue serving up delicious dishes and cocktails to match inspired by the flavours of Southeast Asia.

Their innovative and sensory approach to reinventing the classics ensures an unforgettable dining experience, creating a haven for good conversation and great food before your show. 

Picture fluffy bao buns, crowd-favoured Hochi fried chicken, signature curries or their iconic spicy kingfish sashimi. And if you want to try it all, they offer a pre-theatre 'Feed Me Now' menu, where you can choose 2 smaller dishes, 2 larger dishes, and 1 delightful side to share for $49pp. 

Close to: Princess Theatre & Comedy Theatre

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164 Flinders LaneMelbourne

Hazel offers a refined but relaxed dining experience of Modern Australian fare with delightful, elevated twists. The menu champions seasonal produce from the Common Ground Project regenerative farm, as well as premium meat and seafood suppliers, and house-made specialties such as bread and charcuterie. The wine list focuses on sustainable, thoughtful producers from Australia and abroad.

 Start the evening at Hazel with a $65pp prix fixe pre-theatre menu. Enjoy a Chef’s selection of a snack, starters, main and sides, with optional add-ons of fresh oysters and a cheese platter.

 Available from 5pm-6:30pm, Tuesday-Saturday.

 Bookings and walk-ins welcome.

Close to: Regent Theatre & Forum Melbourne

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