Head to the CBD after hours with hunger pangs and know you’re not destined for fast-food and greasy kebabs. Discover the city’s best late-night eats that you won't regret in the morning.
Red Hook is a diner, take out and bar serving up New York style street food, tucked away in Gresham Lane. The music is always excellent, the burgers are a dream and the fries are a salty haven. Try the classic Brooklyn Cheeseburger or go all out and add a side of loaded fries.
Monday - Wednesday until 10pm
Thursday - Saturday until 12am
Come here for Mexican street food on Eagle Lane in the heart of the CBD. With everything made in house, choose from seven types of handmade soft tortilla tacos or try the fire-roasted Mexicana salsa.
Monday-Thursday - until 10pm
Friday-Saturday - until 12am
This inner-city hideaway serves up a rotating range of craft beers, classic and original cocktails, and gourmet American snackery until 1am on weekends and 11pm during the week.
Cha Cha Char
If a late night steak is what you need, restaurant Cha Cha Char offers a beefy menu like no other. The breed, paddock address, age and other details of each cut of steak are provided and it's consistently so good because the restaurateur is a nationally-recognised beef judge.
Award-winning celebrity chef Luke Nguyen's 100-seater Fat Noodle serves pan-Asian hawker-style food, including Nguyen’s own Vietnamese, as well as Chinese, Thai and Malaysian. Stop in for some late night duck wraps or some of the best spring rolls you've ever eaten.
Hours: Open until 11pm Sunday-Thursday & 12am Friday-Saturday.
Jimmy’s on the Mall
Jimmy’s on the Mall have offered breakfast, lunch and dinner 24 hours a day, 7 days a week since 1982. Situated in the middle of the Queen Street Mall, the two-levelled restaurant has an extensive menu with a distinct Eastern influence.
Housed in a former church built in 1904, Pancake Manor serves a delicious variety of sweet and savoury food from its American influenced menu, with special mention to the fluffy pancakes, crepes and salads. When the 3am pancake cravings hit, stop in for a pancake stack and do not skip out on the butterscotch sauce.
Hours: 24 hours