RANTS, RAVES, REVIEWS


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TOURIST TRAP

The horrendous signage on the outside of the building is an ominous sign that the Skydeck is the Dominos Pizza of viewing decks – one where more is unfortunately...


MY MEXICAN COUSIN

Able to get away with serving pretty much whatever they like, major performing arts venues have long remained the last bastions of generic wine and triangle sandwiches.

At the Melbourne...


LUI BAR @ RIALTO

On the 55th floor of the Rialto towers, Shannon Bennett’s Vue de monde is Melbourne dining’s biggest ticket. On one side, its dedicated and distinctive  bar, the Lui Bar, may also serve...


LONG PLAY

While only open a mere year or so, Long Play already feels like a seasoned veteran.

Venetian blinds, polished wood, a short and sharp wine list and a large yet...


DE CLIEU

From the man who turned a warehouse in a derlict South Melbourne laneway into an award-winning, continually packed café and on-site roasting premises (StAli), and then sold it and...


MAMASITA

Two years on, the bar with all the hype never lost its hype…

Beneath the roof of the shortest building on Collins Street, Mamasita is set out to represent one...


HUXTABLE

In an already saturated stretch of Smith Street, this well executed little bar and kitchen somehow manages to slot in somewhere between many other venues in the neighbourhood, and...


Pope Joan

After a long successful stint as head chef of Circa, Matt Wilkinson left the St Kilda institution for a reverse sea-change, setting up his own café, Pope Joan in...


TOURIST TRAP

RANT – Skybus TV

While it’s painful enough having to pay $16 for a 20 minute bus ride and often still be left standing with out a seat, Skybus TV adds...


SPICE TEMPLE

REVIEW

Neil Perry is famous, and after visiting Spice Temple it becomes clear why.

Next door to his temple of high beef, Rockpool, Spice Temple is expansive, yet not cavernous, it’s...






NEWS & BLOG

News from The Humble Vintage, Melbourne, the universe and beyond.

THE HUMBLE VINTAGE AMSTERDAM
Good lookin' bike hire hits one of the world's greatest cities for riders.
VANMOOF SALE
A handful of not-so-humble-vintage Vanmoof bikes are available for sale through The Humble Vintage... Retailing for $998, the classic Vanmoof #3 is available for...
FITZROY / COLLINGWOOD
The Humble Vintage and master bike restorers Mottainai Cycles team up to offer a complete sales, service and hire point. Walk ins welcome!