Clifton Hill is a gem of a neighbourhood tucked away in the centre of Melbourne. Thanks to careful heritage planning controls, its many Victorian and Edwardian-era homes and shopfronts have been astonishingly well-preserved. It’s spacious, tree-lined streets invite you to stroll along them and take in the genteel, village-like atmosphere. In keeping with the rest of the neighbourhood, you’ll find that many of the restaurants in Melbourne’s Clifton Hill are pretty as a picture. Enjoy a rustic dinner at wooden tables surrounded by fairy lights, or relax on a tastefully refurbished mid-century couch in an airy white-walled dining hall.