Don’t just brunch in Oakleigh. There are some fantastic lunches and dinners to be had too. I had a very long list of strong recommendations to tackle. Oakleigh reputation as a culinary destination is hard-earned and well deserved.
The emphasis everywhere is on local sourcing, which isn’t a surprise. There is also some terrific fusion and Asian food. Melbourne has the second largest Greek population of any city after Athens, so there is some great Greek food to be had, from the humble post pub souvlaki to more refined fare. There is a lot of excellent Italian fare due to the large Italian immigrant population, but as we have great Italian in London, I didn’t focus on that on this trip.
The Ultimate List Of Best Restaurants in Oakleigh, Melbourne
Vanilla Cakes & Lounge- Restaurants Oakleigh
Amongst the hustle and bustle of this amazing hub are Vanilla Lounge. In August 2008, we opened our doors and our hearts to the community and everyone gave their love back. Being a coffee and dining lounge, Vanilla has something for everyone. It is a family place, a meeting place, a place where you can come and experience a unique European vibe right here in Melbourne.
The family behind Vanilla have been innovators and pioneers in the hospitality industry for over 45 years. With the opening of Vanilla Lounge, Oakleigh saw a new dining culture emerge. What is particularly exciting for Melbourne is that it now boasts another leading patisserie that truly celebrates its cosmopolitan heritage’s greatest qualities. Vanilla was praised as one of the Top 10 Patisseries in The Age Good Café Guide 2012.
We are committed to enhancing our patron’s experience by providing our boutique coffee brand, Dukes, our extraordinary music acts on Thursday nights, our extensive menu made with local and fresh ingredients and without preservatives or additives, our world-class standard of cakes and biscuits and our latest venture, Vanilla Upstairs which has amazing pan-Mediterranean cuisine and invites people to come together and share in the simple pleasures.
- NO ADDED PRESERVATIVES, MSG, FLAVOURS OR COLOURS
- FREE RANGE HALAL & AUSTRALIAN MEATS
- AUSTRALIAN SEAFOOD
- WE ONLY USE LOCAL & FRESH PRODUCE
- IMPORTED GREEK OLIVE OIL & FETA CHEESE
- ONLY THE FRESHEST FOOD MADE ON THE PREMISES
Just Italy– Restaurants Oakleigh
In 2015 Tonino Amadio, who hails from Le Marche, a region in Italy that hugs the Adriatic Sea, created Just Italy. A small Italian pasta shop nestled in the heart of Oakleigh. The philosophy was very simple; to offer authentic Italian food, house-made products and uncompromising hospitality.
Three years later, Tonino met Sam Colosimo. A general conversation about business and their love of Italian food commenced, as did a new chapter at Just Italy as Sam joined the business.
Although the business continues to grow with new locations opening around Melbourne, Tonino and Sam’s core value remains the same; re-creating Italy in Australia. It’s about no-frills, good, authentic food…just like Nonna’s.
Come on down to a Just Italy location near you and experience a little piece of Italy for yourself.
See you at the bar.
Mega Yeeros– Restaurants Oakleigh
Mega Yeeros is committed to serving a tradition that meets the authenticity of Hellenic cuisine. Carefully hand-picked ingredients, traditional recipes of spices and marination, and experienced cooking techniques lead you to the Mediterranean journey.
With over 30 years in the industry, our team of experts is composed of experienced professionals who specialize in reaching the highest level of flavours.
Dry oregano, garlic, Greek yogurt, olive oil, quality meat types are only the known elements. Mega Yeeros’ cuisine is carrying the responsibility of attempting a type of cooking that one can only find in Greece’s limited resorts, such as Athens, Thessaloniki, Nafplio and the Greek islands.
Mega Yeeros offers a very warm and friendly atmosphere and a type of cuisine presented in its full splendour. Purists are welcome to be troubled by our unique tastes, presentation, and authentic flavours.
Sumalee– Restaurants Oakleigh
It takes more than exquisite cooking to make a memorable meal. We at Sumalee believe an intimate atmosphere in the right location, personal and attentive service and great company are what separates a delicious dinner from an unforgettable experience. It all began in 2010 with one couple and a dream. The word Sumalee (pronounced soo-ma-lee) in Thai means “flower” and also is our mother’s name…the only person who has inspired both of us for our entire lives. Her philosophy about running a good restaurant has become ours, which is “we are serving our customers only good food and drink with genuine warm service”. And that’s exactly what Sumalee will bring to you all from the very first step you walk into the restaurant.
BOOSA– Restaurants Oakleigh
BOOSA results from our shared connection of good food, hospitality and that family feeling of belonging to our local East Bentleigh community.
There is no bigger compliment than when someone tells us that coming to BOOSA feels like “coming home”.
BACK TO BUSINESS
Whether it’s an office shindig, a house party, or even a kiddie’s birthday celebration, our catering options put the lox in the box and the dips on everyone’s lips!
EASTER AND PASSOVER are NEARLY HERE!
- We all deserve real holiday celebrations this year!
- Bring on Easter eggs, happy moments with family and friends and lots of Matzah!
- Watch this space for a treasure trunk of treats that will tick all of your Easter and Passover boxes.
Halva, good time!
If your Friday night dinner needs a more-ish makeover – let us pimp your Shabbos table with our ‘Yom Shishi’ Boosa bonanza. Delicious dips, challah and house, cured salmon – the perfect way to get your Middle Feast on and see what all the fuss is about!
Hummus where the heart is. ‘Hummus Day’s now every day, as we make up a fresh batch from our champion chickpeas. Served with fluffy house-made pitas, piquant pickled vegetables and scintillating Schug, your mouth with revel in the smoky, zesty delirium as your soul sails away – flying carpet style –to a little oasis of ‘yum’.
Benino’s Pizza-– Restaurants Oakleigh
Benino’s Pizza was first established in 1995, and in 2006 Rody and his family took over the business. Since then, they’ve made it their mission to create amazing dishes at affordable prices.
“Inspired by the use of the freshest ingredients, my family and I have dedicated our lives to creating amazing Traditional & Gourmet pizzas, such as the house special Benino’s Pizza and the indescribable Mediterranean Lamb pizza. Alongside our delicious pizzas, we’ve added a variety of dishes to our menus, such as mouth-watering wings and finger-lickin’ BBQ Pork ribs” – Rody, owner.
Located in East Oakleigh’s heart, just off Princes Highway, Benino’s is open seven days a week from 5 pm till late. They offer pickup and delivery services to all surrounding suburbs, including Ashburton, Chadstone, Huntingdale and Clayton.
Benino also caters for all types of events, including birthdays, family parties and even social gatherings, at a very competitive price.
So check out our menu and prepare to be amazed by our irresistible dishes!
Cote Terra– Restaurants Oakleigh
This Is Who We Are
Since first opening its doors in June 2012, Cote Terra has become a hub for speciality coffee lovers and foodies in Oakleigh and surrounding neighbourhoods. As it evolves, now located at its new Station Street premises with extended trading hours, evening menu and bar, Cote Terra continues to stay true to its humble roots and values. Offering delicious, affordable and contemporary food and drinks in a welcoming environment is only the surface of Cote Terra’s central philosophy. Their core principles extend to sustainability, with most of the store’s products sourced locally. The Cote Terra team also shows strong support for their community, promoting local artists/events and maintaining ongoing positive relationships with nearby small businesses. Much loved by long time regulars and brand new faces alike, Cote Terra continues to do things differently and from the heart.
5Five Cafe– Restaurants Oakleigh
In the heart of Eaton mall in Oakleigh, the atmosphere at 5five bakehouse is lively and enjoyable. The interior is modern and impressive. The options here never disappoint with all-day breakfast, delicious sliders, Pizza and specials. The array of cakes is always tempting as we never go home empty-handed. The service is friendly, efficient and professional, with the owners overseeing orders arrive in minimal time. On our most recent visit last week, we had smashed avocado, eggs and lamb sliders all at reasonable prices. Being fussy coffee drinkers, the baristas know how to pump out great tasting coffee. highly recommended as a kid-friendly.”
We offer a range of catering for all occasions: private parties, corporate functions & casual gatherings. for all catering enquiries, please fill out the form with your details, and we will be in touch with you shortly, or please call us directly on 03 9078 5441
Mythos Gyros Bar– Restaurants Oakleigh
Mythos Gyros Bar is located on Eaton mall in Oakleigh’s famous greek precinct. Serving authentic, traditional greek food including souvlaki & gyros chicken (Kostopoulos), pork rib (pancetta), kebab (soutzoukakia), dips (tzatziki, melitzana, tirokafteri) and a range of delicious salads such as greek horiatiki, beetroot and slaw Hellas. We also have a large range of local and imported beers, including favourite greek mythos.
Orexi Souvlaki– Restaurants Oakleigh
WELCOME TO OREXI
Oakleigh’s oldest and favourite Souvlaki bar is located at 33 Chester Street. It still serves our famous Charcoal grilled gyro. We have now also introduced several more traditional Greek meals like Pasticcio and Mousaka.
If you’re planning one meal in Oakleigh, it should be the Charcoal-grilled Orexi souvlaki rolled in warm pita bread or the one of their generous open plate souvlakia. While you are there, make sure you also try our Coffees.
COVID 19 UPDATE
OREXI is continuing to trade with all our loyal customers and follow government advice regarding the COVID 19 outbreak.
We’re providing a safe environment for our customers and staff, which will always be our number one priority.
We are doing our best to ensure we can provide access to the products people need, whilst doing everything we can to keep our customers and staff safe and healthy.
We’re implementing social distancing measures in our store and providing hand sanitizer and gloves to staff for your well being.
Our staff are working hard and doing their best to help customers get the products that they need. We ask customers to respect social distancing in line with government guidelines.
We really appreciate everyone’s patience.
Due to the restrictions imposed to minimize the spread of the COVID 19 virus, we have taken the following measures:
- Our restaurant is now only providing takeaway and delivery. You can call us on 9569 1151 for pickup or find us on Uber and Deliveroo
- Until further notice, our business hours will be 10:00 am to 8:00pm all days except Tuesday
- Customers are required to observe the 1.5 meters social distancing
- Hand sanitizers are provide, and we encourage all customers to sanitize their hands upon arrival and departure
Stay safe, and we look forward to your continued support.
Lazy Moes– Restaurants Oakleigh
Those of you who have been on another planet may even know me as “Joe” for a while. Well, I have a news flash. I am now Moe! For everyone else that’s just dying to know how I went from Joe to Moe, here is a short story about how Lazy Moe’s all began starting even further back before Joe or Moe existed.
I am the creation of a gentleman by the name of Michael Guida. Michael was born in 1967 and ironically did not have a lazy bone in his body. He was a hard-working young man who started his first business in a panel shop called M n N Panel Works in East Keilor in 1984.
Michael’s business ventures went from spraying cars to serving pizza and pasta in the food industry and opening up Leo’s Dial a Pizza in Tullamarine in 1986. After opening up Leo’s, Michael and his wife Lucy had decided to go from suburb to suburb opening new and different pizza and pasta shops. So just in case you’re wondering, Moe has most likely been in your suburb, only he was in disguise. Soon after Leo’s Dial a pizza, Michael tried another business called Pasta by Florentine, which opened up in Tullamarine in 1989. Three years later, in 1993, Michael and Lucy moved a few suburbs down to Broadmeadows and opened up the first of many businesses to be in one building, Spag’s Pizza and Pasta. In 1995 Michael and Lucy were up for another change. Carlito’s Pizza and Pasta in North Balwyn were opened, and there they lived on top of the pizza shop. You see, Michael and Lucy’s lifestyle revolved around their thirst for success and passion for working. The living arrangement where just apart of the experience.
It had come to a point in Michael’s Business ventures that he decided to move back to Tullamarine and step into another side of hospitality. A side that was just a little dirtier… Yes, you have heard it all. While Lucy took a break to raise their two children, Michael decided he was going to clean some of Melbourne’s grubby kitchens after a very busy day cooking! At all hours of the morning, Michael would hop into his van, and off he would go to sanitise, sterilise and get rid of all kinds of kitchen grime he could find! In 1996 after cleaning kitchens for not very long, Michael had come to a conclusion. This was not for him. So off he went, back into the same shop that was originally called Spag’s. This was where he opened up another pizza shop called Woggie’s Pizza and, not too long after, Carlito’s Pizza.
Sometime in 1997, Michael had reached the stage where he was over owning a business and decided for the first time in his life that he would go job hunting! Well, I’ll leave it as short as this. There was no way that Michael was going to be told how to make a pizza, and he certainly wasn’t going to tolerate being told he wasn’t good enough for the job! So low and behold, in 1998, Michael opened up Smoken Joe’s Café Moonee Ponds. That day, something Melbourne knows and grew to love was founded. The biggest meals and best fun-loving service in town were introduced to the hospitality industry! Michael had found his feet and opened up Cousin Joe’s two doors down. Not long after, in 2000, it was time to say goodbye to Smoken Joe’s and Cousin Joe’s. However, it was time for Michael and Lucy to say HELLO to Melbourne and expand their idea of big meals and fun-loving services. So in 2003, Michael and Lucy decided that “Joe” would become a rather Lazy fellow called “Moe”, and here Lazy Moe is to stay. For now, you can find Moe in Tullamarine, Maribyrnong, Oakleigh, Bendigo, Caroline springs, melton, Ballarat, and Moe could be in your suburb very soon!
There is one philosophy I’d like to leave you with… “Lazy Moe’s is about an empire built with a thirst for success and a love for people and food. We are a team of hard-working colleagues that are like a family, and we want to share our inspiration with you, and that is… “LET EM EAT!!”
Gold Restaurant– Restaurants Oakleigh
We are equally passionate about providing that Authentic Indian Taste by following the deep-rooted tradition of preparing food & going to extra lengths to get the right mix of flavours. We are also inspired to provide a great ambience to our customers to relax and enjoy our hospitality to the fullest. Our ultimate aim is to provide a variety of quality Indian Food under one roof at a reasonable price in Gold. Our venture is an honest attempt, and we as a team are working hard to meet our customer’s expectations.
“Atithi Devo Bhawa” is what we have always believed in, and this indeed is our mantra for our success. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We believe that every person we come into contact with are looked after and are served passionately with a smile. We want our customers to leave satisfied and aim to develop that warm relationship. During your next visit, please feel free to talk to us. Alternatively, you can contact us on the below numbers for all your needs. We are always happy to hear from you.
We strongly believe innovation and change is now part of everyday life. So we at Gold are dedicated to bringing that change by introducing new varieties of food, daily/weekly specials & engaging our customers with various offers and promotions. To keep all our customers updated with our latest happenings, we strongly recommend all our patrons like our Facebook page ‘Gold Restaurant, Glenhuntly’ (link to our Facebook page) & alternatively join our mailing list.
Who We Are
The team at Gold entered into the food industry six years ago, initially by supplying Indian Snacks & Sweets to grocery stores across Melbourne. With time we have evolved from opening Indian Chaat & Sweets centres to Indian Restaurant. Our Chaat & Thali’s are therefore very popular and are the heart of our menu. We decided to foray into the restaurant business by identifying the gap, whereby giving our customers plenty of food options under one roof. We can assure our customers, we love what we do and have put our heart and soul to get things right.
Find Indian Restaurant Melbourne, Oakleigh, Bentleigh, Malvern
Welcome to Gold, Australia’s best Indian restaurant chain. We are the pioneers of Indian food here. We are the most popular and best-buy Indian restaurant group. We are certainly the finest Indian Restaurant in Melbourne, thanks to our menu comprising some delicious delicacies from authentic Indian cuisine. Our talented and expert chefs are known for their culinary skills, and they come up with dishes that have amazing taste and flavours. Our chefs are good at conjuring up innovative delicacies and taking Indian cuisine to a whole new level. We at Gold, the finest Indian Restaurant in Melbourne, assure you of a fine dining experience that you would cherish for years to come.
We are the most renowned Indian Restaurant, Oakleigh, and we offer a truly wide selection of popular Indian vegetarian delicacies. Gold is undoubted, the haven for Indian vegetarians. We offer hot favourite vegetarian delicacies like Chole Bhature, Pav Bhaji, Poori Sabji, Paneer Tikka or Hara Bhara Kebab to name just a few from our elaborate menu. We offer South Indian delicacies such as Idlis, varieties of crispy Dosas and Uttapam in many variants. Our dishes have distinctive flavours. Our mouthwatering food will leave you asking for more. Our chefs come up with some innovative fusion dishes such as the Gobhi Manchurian or the Paneer Tikka Sizzler known for their finger-licking goodness. Gold is certainly the best Indian Restaurant in Oakleigh to head for with your family and friends for a memorable dining experience.
Gold gives you a fine dining experience at truly affordable rates. The menu showcases Indian regional cuisine and its glorious diversity. Gold is the leading Indian Restaurant Bentleigh and is devoted to offering you some innovative delights and avoids stereotypical repetition. Our chefs keep presenting new varieties of dishes. There are weekly as well as daily specials to keep monotony at bay for our regular customers. We engage our esteemed customers with a plethora of promotions and offers from time to time. We maintain high standards. Our expert chefs are forever dishing out special delights for you. We offer an enjoyable dining experience with great interiors, warm hospitality and amazing food. Our mission is to let the world know what Indian cuisine is all about. We are the finest Indian restaurant Bentleigh, and we aspire to give you an unforgettable dining experience.
We at Gold offer enticing dishes to our esteemed clients at reasonable prices. We are the hot favourite Indian Restaurant Malvern. We are a hardworking and dedicated team. Meeting customer expectations and even beyond is all we seek. We offer brilliantly presented authentic Indian food, but we also come up with amazing inventive fusion food, great in taste and with magical flavours. We are known for our fabulous services. We use top-quality ingredients only and follow cutting-edge procedures while cooking. We come up with simply mind-blowing authentic Indian dishes. We are the most sought-after Indian Restaurant Malvern, and we believe in service with a smile!
Oasis– Restaurants Oakleigh
Since 1998, this Australian owned and operated family business has been sharing authentic food worldwide with fellow food lovers. At the heart of the Oasis, the story is the Makool family, who emigrated from Lebanon in the 1970s, along with a strong tradition of bringing people together through food sharing.
Over 20 years of hard work and a commitment to quality have seen three generations of the family transform a humble food store in Melbourne’s southeast into an iconic part of its culinary scene. Today Oasis Murrumbeena is home to a bustling café, a gourmet grocery store, a deli of epicurean proportions, a fresh food market and a popular cooking school.
If you find yourself on the northside, pop into Oasis Fairfield, right in the midst of it on Station Street, Fairfield. We’ve created a new store where you’ll find all your favourite groceries, a cafe where you can get the same delicious meals you’ve grown to love, a cooking school where Oasis founder Marwa Makool takes the time to share her passion for food with you and a beautiful light-filled function and events space where you’ll feel at home sharing wonderful food and experiences with your friends and family.
The Oasis name is also found in independent supermarkets everywhere on a wide range of freshly baked breads and Lebanese pizzas, exotic spices, delicious dips, pantry provisions. And many other products inspired by the flavours of the Middle East.
All of our groceries can be ordered online and delivered to you or collected in-store. Once you’ve completed your online shop, simply select your preference at check-out. There is no minimum spends for our deliveries, and no matter where you are in Victoria, we’ll get what you need for you.
One meal from our bustling all-day cafe and you’ll understand why foodies travel from far and wide to visit Oasis. Delicious house-made meals, prepared with passion by our experienced chefs, are guaranteed to please.
Discover why they call Oasis a food lover’s paradise – either at our iconic Murrumbeena store or our beautiful new, modern and airy Fairfield store.
Warung Kartini– Restaurants Oakleigh
What do we serve?
Warung Kartini serves variety dishes from Indonesia such as: Nasi goreng, mie goreng, bakmie ayam, gado-gado, satay, pempek and many more. Also, have a taste of our specialties: our signature crunchy roasted pork belly and ayam geek.
Looking for Catering?
Warung Kartini offers authentic homemade Indonesian food catering, which you can enjoy at your home and office. We update our catering menu weekly, and you can choose the catering day that suits your taste.
Located in the centre of Oakleigh, Warung Kartini can be accessed easily where train and bus stops. Visit us during lunch or dinner time, and let us give our best cooking for you.
Connecting the dots between Indonesian tradition and the Melbourne dining scene
From nasi goreng to Balinese crispy pork belly, we are proud to serve our authentic Indonesian dishes. We love authentic Indonesian food, and we want you to enjoy it too. Cooked by our talented chef Vina, we would like to bring you the taste of Indonesia in our Restaurant. We also provide catering for those who want to have a touch of homemade cooking at your home. Warung Kartini is placed at the heart of Oakleigh and close to the bus and train station.
Kentro– Restaurants Oakleigh
KENTRO, located in the heart of Oakleigh, presents to you a modernized Greek restaurant. With your first steps into KENTRO, welcomed by our friendly staff, the feeling of a sense of Greece begins.
The open space layout allows you to relax with comfort and ease. The mesmerizing unique design of the Ancient Greek wall takes you to the heart of Greece.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, KENTRO offers a wide-ranged menu to suit every individual’s requests. From traditional Mediterranean cuisine to modern, we have it all! And you cannot miss out on our unique mouth-watering desserts. All baked on our premises, our pastry chefs deliver a wide range of traditional Greek and modern sweets and biscuits, as well as a large variety of our incomparable divine cakes offered in our display.
Are you thinking of hosting a function? KENTRO upstairs delivers an eccentric feel with its wooden architecture and private feel. Hosting up to 200 seated, along with a foyer, stage, dance floor and a fully licensed bar, KENTRO, ‘The Meeting Place’ awaits your arrival.
Sette Bello– Restaurants Oakleigh
Mouthwatering authentic Italian flavours in a sleek and contemporary environment. catering to all dietary requirements, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian!
please note: for bookings of 10 or more, we offer two-course for $70 per head or three courses for $85 per headset menu option. (children $45 for three courses)
Discover your favourite restaurant – in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs! First impressions count. Every meal is presented to impress, featuring authentic Italian flavours in a sleek and contemporary environment. Compliment your meal from our extensive wine list and save room for our “to die for” desserts and coffee.
Sette Bello is best described as a marriage of food, wine, service and atmosphere. Enjoy modern and traditional Italian cuisine with great service. Sette Bello is more than a restaurant – it’s an experience.
Yes, the food is delicious, and the first-class service tops it off. Modern food presentation is just the beginning. the team ensures each and every meal is created with the finest seasonal produce. A good wine speaks for itself. Our wine team of sommeliers have carefully selected a vast range of local and imported Italian wine varieties. These wines are chosen to best compliment our sette bello menu. enjoy by the glass, half & full bottle or maybe a cellar selection for that special occasion.
We’ll help you select the right wine for your meal.
Tea Garden– Restaurants Oakleigh
An Authentic Chinese & Yum Cha Restaurant
Tea Garden is an authentic Chinese restaurant located in Oakleigh, Victoria. We specialize in providing authentic Cantonese cuisine and Yum Cha to Chadstone, Clayton, Oakleigh, Malvern East & other Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. We are known for our daily yum cha, and you can be rest assured to have the best yum cha experience ever with us. Our chefs work tirelessly to make the best dishes, using fresh veggies, meat, and seafood.
You can enjoy our Yum Cha Lunch Daily (12 -3 PM). We have lots of different options for Chinese dishes. Our menu includes everything from appetizers and soups to authentic Chinese desserts and beverages. We also serve a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, especially wine, along with yummy food so you can relax and have a great time with your family or friends.
Come to dine in at Tea Garden or get a takeaway. We’re sure that our food will satiate your taste buds and delight you to the core.
Dumpling Mama– Restaurants Oakleigh
Hello, darl! We are Hua, Dong and Kai, the crew at Dumpling Mama. After discovered our families and friends in Melbourne cannot find dumplings like our home-made ones, we opened Dumpling Mama in 2018, hand-wrapping Chinese dumplings daily.
Originated from northern China, our special family recipes have been handed down from generation to generation. We adhere to our tradition by using fresh ingredients and make everything, including the hand-rolled wrap from scratch. Friends and relatives just love being invited to our house for dumpling meals. Simultaneously, people constantly talk about their difficulties in finding quality cooking like ours when eating out.
Because of this, we started Dumpling Mama even though it took some time to find a good shop location
We are committed to using the best ingredients, such as high-quality flour, naturally-brewed soy sauce, extra virgin olive oil, cholesterol-free vegetable oil, and fresh vegetables.
We aim to provide a unique experience by serving the community with our honesty and high standard, the same way as to how we always treat our own families. Enjoy!
Italian Touch– Restaurants Oakleigh
Our chef is Italian born and raised and has been in Australia for four years. He has always been passionate about food and owned his first Restaurant at 18 years of age. He desired to bring beautiful, traditional Italian food to the people of Melbourne, where they could enjoy this experience in their own home.
At Il Italian Touch Cafe Restaurant, our mission is to provide our guests with the most authentic Italian experience outside of Italy.
We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We cater for large parties, private dining groups and special events are welcome at our Restaurant.
Using the freshest ingredients and traditional cooking techniques, Italian Touch offers a wide variety of premium-quality Italian food paired with great coffee and juices in the centre of Oakleigh, Vic. The kitchen is supervised and guided by Executive Chef Placido Caroppi using recipes and preparations that Italians have mastered over centuries of making great food.
This passion for authenticity has been fostered for almost 15 years. Discover it for yourself by signing up for our Newsletter.
Richmond Oysters- Restaurants Oakleigh
In 1959, brothers Tony & Nick Anassis established a single fronted retail outlet next to the train line in Church Street Richmond. Whilst one brother shucked oysters and filleted fish for sale to local residents, the other established relationships with pub s and restaurants in and around Melbourne through the door-to-door promotion of their wares.
From this humble beginning, our small family business has gr own to be one of the most respected seafood establishments in Melbourne. Today, Richmond Oysters retains its iconic heritage, continuing to operate from our original location. Our wholesale operations are complemented by our retail seafood display, take-away fish’n’chips and a world-class restaurant dining experience.
Our fishmonger s source whole, fresh, local fish from the wholesale markets Monday to Saturday. We shuck live oysters and fillet all of our own product on-premises seven days a week.
OUR PHILOSOPHY IS SIMPLE
We serve premium quality seafood for the enjoyment of all Welcome to the world of the Oyster!
WHERE WE ARE TODAY
A testament to the vision of the founding brothers, Richmond Oysters, has been a destination for decades for Richmond’s local residents beyond. Today, we continue to provide a wholesale service that delivers an extensive range of the freshest fish, the extended variety of Seafood that Melbourne demands, together with a total offer in fresh and frozen general foods.
Not only do the traditions set down by Tony & Nick underpin our business, but many of Melbourne’s successful seafood providers have also learnt their trade during their formative years as Richmond Oyster employees, all of which contributes to this strong and vibrant industry.
Richmond Oysters enjoys a wholesale client base with much diversity, including most Five Star hotel groups and establishments in the CBD and surrounds by many cafes and Hotels throughout the suburb s. Together with this heritage, unparalleled prowess in Seafood, a dedicated 60+ strong team and a fleet of 11+ vehicles, we pledge to continue that tradition.
Besides delivering quality products to businesses, Richmond Oysters also provides the finest quality seafood direct to the public through our retail display and online store. Under the stewardship of Theo & Chris, the business has evolved since 2006 into a comprehensive dining experience enjoyed
We at Richmond Oysters recognize our position in the market place as a leader in our field.
We remain focused on continual improvement and the ongoing refinement of business processes for the benefit of our customers and staff.
We have a commitment to a superior standard of quality and to remain dedicated to delivering the highest possible standard of product to our diverse clientele across wholesale, restaurant and retail.
Do’s and Don’t Before the meal
- Wait to be seated. If you are invited to a dinner, wait for your host to lead his or her guests to their seats.
- Allow your host to make the beverage choices for the table when it comes to wine, for example.
- On some occasions, your host may have already pre-selected the menu, taking note of guests’ allergies, diet restrictions and preferences. Make sure that you respect the meal that has been planned and avoid ordering an entirely new menu for yourself.
- Definitely do not disregard assigned seating and move place cards around to suit your personal preference as your host has taken time to plan out the table.
- It is improper to wave your hands around to call the waiter’s attention. Instead, make eye contact with the waiter and slightly raise your hand to signal that you are ready to order or that you need something.
- Avoid asking about prices as you do not want your guests or the host to feel uneasy about dining in a fancy restaurant.
- If you are a guest, do not order the most expensive things on the menu.