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Home to world-class museums and a swinging arts scene, Melbourne is Australia’s cultural capital — and for good reason! Experience the best of this magnificent city with our insider guide on what to do, see, and eat.

 

EXPLORE AUSTRALIA’S CULTURAL CAPITAL

Located on the banks of the Yarra River, The Langham, Melbourne is surrounded by must-see attractions — making it the perfect base for your city adventure. 

 

Home to all things sport, theatre, art, fashion and food, here are our top 10 picks for places to visit and activities to do in Melbourne.

 

ARTS AND CULTURE

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Arts & Culture - NGV Melbourne
“With so many exhibitions to see, I recommend visiting NGV's website to plan your day.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006

 

Founded in 1861, the National Gallery of Victoria, or NGV, is Australia's oldest and most visited art gallery. Roam around the two impressive galleries, each containing a treasure trove of exhibitions, including Australian Indigenous art to contemporary textiles.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Arts & Culture - Melbourne Theatre Company
“If you'd like to purchase tickets to see a show, let us help you.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

252 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3006

 

Founded in 1953, the Melbourne Theatre Company is the city's oldest professional theatre company. It aims to bring stories to life, and has produced an annual mainstage season of up to 12 plays, as well as events such as the Cybec Electric play readings series, and more.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Arts & Culture - Melbourne Recital Centre
“If you love music, this is for you! Come see us for more information about the latest events.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

31 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3006

 

The Melbourne Recital Centre is well-known for its intricate honeycomb facade, but inside lies a combination of revolutionary architecture, state-of-the-art stage technology, and phenomenal acoustics. Marvel at the exterior, then be blown away by a live music performance.

 

RETAIL THERAPY

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Retail Therapy - The Block Arcade
“A fantastic place to shop, relax, and enjoy coffee and sweet treats.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

282 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Step back in time and shop around at the Block Arcade. Built in 1893, this delightful Victorian-era shopping arcade is home to an eclectic blend of bespoke shops, small alleys, and tea rooms.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Retail Therapy - Queen Victoria Market
“It's definitely an iconic place to visit when in Melbourne!”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

For over 140 years, the Queen Victoria Market is considered the heart and soul of this vibrant city — and with good reason. It's the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere, and houses hundreds of small businesses selling everything from fresh produce to handcrafted trinkets.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Retail Therapy - Chapel Street
“If you're looking to venture outside the CBD, this is a great place to start."
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC

 

Helmed as a hub for hipsters, Chapel Street is dotted with independent boutiques, vintage stores, and chic cafes. It's an iconic strip — perfect for sightseeing, shopping, and hanging out after a busy day.

 

DINING

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Society
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

SOCIETY

Dark, moody and elegant, Society treats diners to Eurocentric and Japanese-inspired dishes, along with an impressive collection of 1,600 wines. No two visits will ever be the same, as the restaurant has four sections: The lounge, a private dining area, the main dining room, and Lillian Terrace.

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Stokehouse
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

STOKEHOUSE

Rebuilt after a devastating fire, the iconic Stokehouse continues to attract legions of loyal fans hungry for impeccable service and excellent seafood dishes. Grab a table in the airy dining room, or opt for the terrace and sip on a cocktail while savouring the stellar sea views and salt air.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Di Stasio Citta
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

DI STASIO CITTA

Dining at Di Stasio Citta is akin to dining in an art gallery. Featuring an industrial-chic interior, the restaurant serves traditional Italian cuisine, complemented by projections of artworks from prominent Australian artists. Needless to say, it's a true feast for the senses.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Silk
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

SILKS

Elegant and atmospheric, Silks serves superb Chinese cuisine by the Yarra River. Nestle in and share delicious dim sum with your loved ones. Or opt for private dining, and feast inside a magical Mongolian tent.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Society
“I strongly recommend making a reservation in advance!”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

SOCIETY

Dark, moody and elegant, Society treats diners to Eurocentric and Japanese-inspired dishes, along with an impressive collection of 1,600 wines. No two visits will ever be the same, as the restaurant has four sections: The lounge, a private dining area, the main dining room, and Lillian Terrace.

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Stokehouse
“With an incredible oceanfront view, it's a great place to dine.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

STOKEHOUSE

Rebuilt after a devastating fire, the iconic Stokehouse continues to attract legions of loyal fans hungry for impeccable service and excellent seafood dishes. Grab a table in the airy dining room, or opt for the terrace and sip on a cocktail while savouring the stellar sea views and salt air.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Di Stasio Citta
“I highly recommend this place if you're craving Italian cuisine.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

DI STASIO CITTA

Dining at Di Stasio Citta is akin to dining in an art gallery. Featuring an industrial-chic interior, the restaurant serves traditional Italian cuisine, complemented by projections of artworks from prominent Australian artists. Needless to say, it's a true feast for the senses.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Dining - Silk
“Silks offers a wonderful dining experience, perfect for celebrating special occasions.“
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

SILKS

Elegant and atmospheric, Silks serves superb Chinese cuisine by the Yarra River. Nestle in and share delicious dim sum with your loved ones. Or opt for private dining, and feast inside a magical Mongolian tent.

 

FASHION

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Fashion and Shopping - Emporium Melbourne
“A go-to for shopping in the city.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

EMPORIUM MELBOURNE

287 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Welcome to one of Melbourne's high-end shopping centres! Just 15 minutes from our hotel on foot, dive into the flagship stores of some of the best names in Australian and international fashion.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Fashion and Shopping - Collins Street
“If you're after something exclusive, Collins Street is a must.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

COLLINS STREET

Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Step into a world of luxury shopping at Collins Street. Inside gorgeous heritage buildings, you'll find a rich blend of global brands and local labels, complemented by hidden bars and private clubs.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Fashion and Shopping - High Street Armadale
“Outside the CBD, this is a wonderful place to shop and hang out with loved ones.”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

HIGH STREET ARMADALE

High St, Armadale VIC 3143

 

Hailed as Australia's most beautiful High Street, this is a haven for shoppers and sightseers. Wander down the street, and check out a wide array of designer clothing stores, bridal boutiques, and cafes. Or take a break and drop by quirky galleries and antique shops.

 

NIGHTLIFE

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Crown Casino

8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

 

Get ready for a night you won't forget! Just 10-minutes from our hotel stands the Crown Casino — a sprawling entertainment complex that's packed with buzzing bars and nightclubs, a fancy casino, mesmerising live theatre shows, and much more.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Arbory Afloat

2 Flinders Walk, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Located along the Yarra River, the Arbory Afloat offers luxurious summer vibes all year round. The chic floating bar specialises in Mediterranean-style cuisine, accompanied by refreshing cocktails that’ll leave you wanting more.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Naked for Satan

285 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

 

Located in the heart of Fitzroy, Naked For Satan is a Spanish-style tapas restaurant with a playful, laid-back vibe. On the ground floor, you'll find the bustling bar and eatery. Upstairs, killer cocktails and views await at the rooftop terrace — Naked in the Sky.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Siglo Bar

2/161 Spring St. Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Housed in a stunning cube of industrial steel, glass and neon, Siglo treats guests to striking city views. Nestle into cosy Parisian wicker chairs and wooden garden furniture on the terrace, and indulge in classic cocktails, accompanied by Cuban cigars and bar snacks.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Crown Casino
“A fantastic place to celebrate ultra-special occasions. Come see us and we'll help you with what you'd like to do."
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR COUPLES, FRIENDS

CROWN CASINO

8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006

 

Get ready for a night you won't forget! Just 10-minutes from our hotel stands the Crown Casino — a sprawling entertainment complex that's packed with buzzing bars and nightclubs, a fancy casino, mesmerising live theatre shows, and much more.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Arbory Afloat
“I recommend making a reservation. It gets busy fast, and you don’t want to miss out on the atmosphere, waterfront view and entertainment!”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

ARBORY AFLOAT

2 Flinders Walk, Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Located along the Yarra River, the Arbory Afloat offers luxurious summer vibes all year round. The chic floating bar specialises in Mediterranean-style cuisine, accompanied by refreshing cocktails that’ll leave you wanting more.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Naked for Satan
“A must-go when you're exploring Fitzroy, Melbourne’s cultural hub."
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

NAKED FOR SATAN

285 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

 

Located in the heart of Fitzroy, Naked For Satan is a Spanish-style tapas restaurant with a playful, laid-back vibe. On the ground floor, you'll find the bustling bar and eatery. Upstairs, killer cocktails and views await at the rooftop terrace — Naked in the Sky.

 

Langham Neighbourhood, Things to do in Melbourne - Nightlife - Siglo Bar
“If you want a rooftop bar with amazing views, this is it!”
PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE
FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, COUPLES

SIGLO BAR

2/161 Spring St. Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Housed in a stunning cube of industrial steel, glass and neon, Siglo treats guests to striking city views. Nestle into cosy Parisian wicker chairs and wooden garden furniture on the terrace, and indulge in classic cocktails, accompanied by Cuban cigars and bar snacks.

 

OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

“I was born in New Zealand but grew up here in Melbourne. I love its restaurants, bars and theatres, and I've always enjoyed meeting guests and ensuring they enjoy their time here in this wonderful city.”

 

PETER MCBREARTY, CHIEF CONCIERGE PAST PRESIDENT OF LES CLEFS D'OR AUSTRALIA
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