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Where to find the best dinner in Camberwell Junction

Where to find the best dinner in Camberwell Junction

Dining out is about more than getting someone else to cook your food.

Dinners are where we celebrate special family milestones, where we light the flame of new love or rekindle old romance, and where we finally catch up with dear friends.

It can be the perfect end to a night at the movies, or a chance to experience the cultures of far-flung locations without leaving town.

Of course, it can also be where we catch a quick bite on the run or when we’re simply too tired to hit the kitchen.

Camberwell Junction is absolutely teeming with restaurants that have menus and atmosphere to suit every dining desire. We’ve broken it down for you, so you’ll always know Camberwell’s best dinner options.

Casual dinner

8 Pizzeria

8 Pizzeria is a converted warehouse with a cool, funky vibe, that serves up authentic Naples-style pizza and proves that fast food can be huge on casual style. The relaxed atmosphere makes it Camberwell’s best dinner choice for whiling away the hours catching up with friends and family – and even challenging them to a game of foosball!

Burgers & Brew

You know by the name that this is one of Camberwell’s best dinner spots for casual dining – but with a twist. Not some greasy burger joint, Burgers & Brew serves quality flame-grilled burgers, wings, chips, and when they say brew, they mean a wide selection of craft beers and ciders.

Boss Pizzeria

Not just pizza, this charming Italian restaurant is low on snootiness and big on quality Italian dishes in a relaxed, family friendly setting. The menu at Boss Pizzeria features all your favourite pizzas, as well as pasta dishes and antipasto plates, as well as a selection of yummy desserts.

Con Noi Trattoria

For many Camberwell families, Con Noi Trattoria is the family favourite Italian restaurant. It’s open for dinner and at night families feast on Italian favourites such as pizza, pasta and the risotto they are famous for.


Melburnians love their multicultural culinary offerings, but when want to get them really excited, mention the word ‘fusion’. Infuse is the best dinner Camberwell has on offer for modern Australian and Asian fusion cuisine and is known for its fresh locally sourced ingredients. Feast on dumplings, slow cooked beef brisket, curries and crispy bao and wash them down with beers, spirits and exciting cocktails.

Hunger Den

Got hunger? Hunger Den has you sorted, with a menu chock full of casual dining favourites including burgers, pasta and steaks. If your hunger is less desperate, there are lighter, smaller dishes that include nachos and chicken wings, sandwiches, wraps and focaccias.

Leisurely dinner

Cafe Paradiso

Don’t just catch a flick, make it a night to remember! Located opposite the Rivoli Cinemas, Cafe Paradiso is the perfect restaurant for a leisurely pre-movie dinner and an even better place for a post-movie debrief. With an extensive menu, including a range of sharing plates as well as artisan Italian pizzas and other favourites, boutique beers, coffee and cakes, it’s a great place to catch up.


Oozing old-world charm, Georges is a local institution where families and friends while away the hours enjoying fine food, in a relaxed and casual atmosphere, watching the hustle and bustle of Camberwell Junction outside.

Deco Cafe

Deco Cafe is to movie night what coffee is to cake – the perfect match! Capturing the art deco vibe the Rivoli Cinema is famous for, Deco Cafe is open for dinner and no booking is required.

La Cabra

Those looking to spice up their leisurely dining experience agree: La Cabra is the best dinner Camberwell Junction has for authentically Mexican cuisine. All the favourites are on the menu, including tacos, enchiladas, burgers and burritos. There’s even a beer garden bar, for those sunny evenings when there’s nothing much to do but enjoy good food and sunshine.

Tao Dumplings

For those times when only a dumpling will do, check out Tao Dumplings, Camberwell’s best dinner for those craving Chinese cuisine. With a wide range of dumpling options, you’ll be spoiled for choice, but if you fancy something else, Tao Dumplings also offers noodle soup, laksa, pork buns and loads more.

Fine dining dinner

The Meat & Wine Co

The Meat & Wine Co has established itself as Camberwell’s best dinner option for diners who appreciate the elegant dining experience and award-winning fare. Established by two of South Africa’s most successful restaurateurs, it sits within the heritage listed bank site, so while you’re feasting on exquisite fare, your eyes can also feast on the architectural and heritage glory.

Italy 1

Italy 1 is the choice of the fussiest culinary connoisseurs, with an eye for the freshest seasonal produce and creative chefs who enjoy nothing more than taking everything we love about fine Italian dining, adding a twist and producing meals that will be talked about for years.


It’s has been considered by generations of local families as the best Camberwell dinner for celebrating milestones, achievements and special occasions. Fiorelli is located in the heart of Camberwell Junction’s art deco strip and is known for its exquisite quality and opulent setting.


Mediterranean fare at its very best is the hallmark of Ambrosia, a fine dining restaurant that combines the freshness and natural beauty of dishes that have their origins in Italy, Greece and France, with a warm, inviting environment for which the people of these lands are known.


There’s a reason why French dining is considered ‘manifique’ and why French chefs consistently top the list of the world’s best. Nothing says fine dining like an exquisite French meal, and indulging in a meal from Franco-Belge will instantly transport you to an elegant Paris restaurant.


If modern fusion is your culinary choice for fine dining, you can’t go past Oushou, Camberwell’s best dinner experience for those who fancy modern Japanese cuisine fused with modern Australian and served up with a dollop of craftsman spirit.

Gracie Greco

What do you get when two brothers, brought up in a family where food wasn’t just their cultural identity, but their passion and lifeblood? Gracie Greco is a family business whose menu reflects the deep love of Greek food and the love and warmth that is an essential ingredient in every dish.

What you consider Camberwell’s best dinner will depend on your taste and mood, and with so many excellent choices, you’ll easily find something to suit every taste and occasion.

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