Melton is a bit of a hidden secret. Located on the Victorian Volcanic Plains about 40 kilometers west of Melbourne CBD it was (until the 90’s) separated from the city by a vast belt of forest. As land has been gazetted and sold, a community has formed of artists, nature lovers and active Australians. Just a short distance from the big city, but with all the serendipitous beauty of the Australian bush It’s no surprise this area is growing at rapid pace and if you are looking to make the move to Melton, one of the new Lendlease communities Melbourne is opening in neighbouring Atherstone. If you’re looking for something to eat in the Melton area, fret not, there are loads of cafes eateries and bars to satisfy your hunger. The majority of eateries exist along the centralised “High street” but some exploring can unearth hidden gems away from the crowds.
1.PM’s Café and Burger Bar
A Melton favourite located in the Highstreet shopping complex. PM’s offers casual dining and a full bar, for a drink or two with your friends. Food is classic café style with sandwiches and their signature burgers. A relaxed, cheap and tasty option for the hungry and thirsty.
2. Golden Fleece Hotel
If you are a visitor to Melton, why not stay at the Golden Fleece Hotel? With friendly staff, neat well-appointed rooms and centrally located it is a fine choice. If you are looking for something to eat and drink the hotel’s fully equipped kitchen and bar should do the trick. With a variety of menu options as well as a large indoor dining area and modern stylish out door area the Golden Fleece Hotel is an excellent place to unwind and refuel.
3. Chef Uno
Serving up contemporary Australian cuisine as well as exquisite deserts Chef Uno sets the bar for fine dining in Melton. Stocked with a variety of local wines guests will enjoy tasteful ambience and peaceful dining experience. The Lunch special is a personal favourite and can’t be beat for taste and value for money and comes with a glass of your preferred house wine.
4. Oh My Greens
Fear not! Plant-based humans aren’t left out. Oh My Greens serves up a delicious helping of health food to Melton. With full Vegan options available and tucked away from the bustle of High Street, this might become your new favourite spot. If you are a staunch meat lover do yourself a favour and try one of their burgers… you might be surprised! Planned communities such as Atherstone offer peace of mind in new homes and gorgeous land, Check out the area for yourself it’s just a short train ride from Melbourne CBD. Who knows, you might fall in love! If you find yourself dreaming of Melton, check out Melton land for sale.
5. Ginger Club
Authentic and delicious Indian food is just a short stroll up High Street. Ginger Club has been serving up tasty cuisine to the people of Melton for many years and is a bit of a local favourite. The goat curry is tender and flavourful. If you can handle the heat, ask the Chef to make your dish hot and experience the true power of a curry.
Melton has a huge variety of restaurants, cafes and places to eat, these are some of the best in no particular order. Melton offers a rich and varied lifestyle while maintaining the village feel of small towns and offering all the modern conveniences. New land is being released to the public, giving you a unique opportunity to secure a place in Melton today with Lendlease communities.