RED SPICE ROAD PEOPLE’S CHOICE
The first Age Good Food Guide People’s Choice Awards has been awarded to local favourite Red Spice Road in Melbourne.
More than 16,000 passionate diners voted for their favourite restaurants, cafes and bars across Victoria in the Guide’s first annual people’s poll. The People’s Choice Awards announcement is a prelude to the hospitality industry’s night of nights, The Age Good Food Guide Awards presented by Vittoria Coffee and Citi, on September 21, before the release of the 36th edition of The Age Good Food Guide 2016 on September 26.
The top 10 favourite restaurants includes five Asian-style restaurants, two Italian restaurants, a contemporary Australian classic, a long-running regional fine-diner and even a vegan establishment.
Top 10 Victorian restaurants as voted by diners:
1. Red Spice Road, Melbourne
2. Lake House, Daylesford
3. David’s, Prahran
4. Chin Chin, Melbourne
5. The Grand Hotel, Richmond
6. Vivace, Brighton
7. Rice Paper Scissors, Melbourne
8. Rockpool Bar & Grill, Southbank
9. Smith & Daughters, Fitzroy
10. Longrain, Melbourne