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The Best Prahran Restaurants

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Prahran is a unique and culturally diverse suburb with so much 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: Angus & Bon

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. 

La Poêle, Windsor

Serving up Modern European cuisine, this TheFork Insider restaurant is known for its extreme attention to detail, culinary creativity and courageous ambition to bring a taste of Europe's best flavours to Melbournians. An unforgettable dining experience from start to finish, don't leave without trying the restaurant's famous dessert, 'The Peach' or sampling some drops from its carefully curated wine selection.  

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 charming 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.

The Black Toro Windsor

This popular Mexican eatery is a must-visit when dining out on Chapel Street. Drawing inspiration from the colourful eateries of Mexico and Latin-America, The Black Toro adds contemporary Melbourne flare to traditional flavours, with mouth-watering results. Come for the food, stay for the atmosphere (and for a cheeky margi or two!). 

+39 Toorak, Toorak

Walking into +39 Toorak and absorbing the polished concrete floors and high-stooled marble-top bar overlooking the open kitchen, you'll immediately feel at home. Famous for its strict adherence to Italian styles and flavours, the restaurant’s parmigiana, gnocchi and radicchio treviso will entice you to further your experience with Italian cuisine and develop a love of great Italian food.

Marmara Restaurant, Windsor

Away from the bustling retail end of Chapel Street, you'll find Marmara Turkish Restaurant, one of Australia’s oldest Turkish restaurants. Established in 1980, the secret to Marmara’s longevity is clear: offering hungry diners a genuine Turkish experience. Can't decide on what to get? We recommend the special banquet - a celebration of Turkey's best dishes that will have you leaving very satisfied.

Little Gasthaus Bar & Bistro, Prahan

And now for something a little different...a new kid on the Prahan block, Little Gasthaus Bar & Bistro is the little brother of popular Melbourne eatery Gasthaus on Queen, serving up authentic Austrian cuisine with friendly service. From cheese boards to schnitzels, you won't be disappointed when digging into some of Austria's best (paired perfectly with one of the many Austrian beers on offer). 

Want to see more delicious restaurants in Prahran? Head to TheFork to explore everything this vibrant area has to offer. 

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