Ramp up the romance by ending the day with a cruise down the same river: Venice on the Yarra lets you take in Melbourne's sights while relaxing in your own private gondola.Those looking for a bit more bustle might find that seeing a cricket or AFL game at the MCG can make for an exciting date, while a more visual, cultural experience can be had at the NGV International, where you can find one of the finest art collections in the Southern Hemisphere.Upon visiting Melbourne and the popular entertainment strips such as St Kilda, you'll notice a sense of acceptance and a willingness for the local folk to engage or be engaged.Melbourne, is arguably home to Australia's finest restaurants and fine dining.When it comes to commitment, wine, food and great service, no one does it quite like Melbourne.
Unlike its bigger cousin Sydney, Melbourne has managed to retain a more friendly and relaxed persona, a quality seldom found in large cities.
Given Melbourne's bountiful brace of top-notch eateries, selecting a spot can be a bit perplexing.
To counter this delicious quandry, we sent out our hungry editorial team to pin down their top 10 most romantic restaurants in Melbourne. If you would prefer a more casual meeting, you can arrange a rendezvous in one of Melbourne’s many excellent bars.
As Australia's second largest city, it's hard to know where to meet single men and women.
Visiting bars and being set-up by your friends can become a little tiresome after a while.