The YORK in Carlton is a bar and restaurant that’s pretty hard to beat. On Lygon Street, it’s a intimate spot serving an internationally-inspired menu featuring small plates for sharing as well as big plates for satisfying an appetite. With dishes ranging from shredded lamb tacos and pan-fried chicken livers to goat rogan josh and fresh market fish, everything at The YORK Bar & Restaurant is extremely high quality. This is a place that’s perfect for whatever your casual occasion might be, especially if there’s a big group of you looking to relax and catch up. Reservations at this Melbourne gem are essential, particularly at weekends.