This winter, some of St Kilda’s top restaurants are each vying for the crown of St Kilda’s Foodie Choice 2016 and they need your help. Throughout July, a number of your favourite restaurants are plating up something warm and special and it’s up to you to decide which dish reigns supreme. By voting in this year’s Winter Foodie Competition, you’ll be in the running to win an ultimate St Kilda dining experience at the restaurant you liked most.

Let’s take a look at the culinary treasures that are involved this year…

SMP_8497 Abbey Road Café

121-131 Acland St

Rock and roll and a big menu full of classics to feed the tummy and the soul.

 

 

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Acland Street Cantina

2 Acland St

Specialty tacos and tex-mex treats.

 

 

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Bay City Burrito

4 Shakespeare Grove

Laid-back Latino street food with a San Fran influence.

 

 

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Big Mouth

168 Acland St

A luxurious, art-deco restaurant with a bit of everything delicious on the menu.

 

 

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Captain Baxter

10/18 Jacka Blvd

Good food and great vibes by the beach.

 

 

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Claypots Seafood Bar

213 Barkly St

Live music, creative décor and seriously impressive seafood.

 

 

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Claypots- Seafood Express

83 Fitzroy St

St Kilda’s favourite seafood joint now does delivery!

 

 

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Donovans

40 Jacka Blvd

Cosy and comfortable with tasty American food and ocean views.

 

 

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Fitzrovia

2/155 Fitzroy St

Italian and English cuisine made with quality ingredients, from breakfast til dinner.

 

 

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Lona

64-66 Acland St

Authentic Spanish ‘pintxos’ (similar to tapas), perfect for a long lunch.

 

 

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Luxembourg Bar & Bistro

2/157 Fitzroy St

Sophisticated European fare and an unmatched wine list.

 

 

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Metropol St Kilda

5/60 Fitzroy St

A friendly atmosphere and a strong tapas game.

 

 

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Milk the Cow

1/157 Fitzroy St

Rairing good wine with a choice of over 150 artisan cheeses.

 

 

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POW Kitchen

29 Fitzroy St

Asian fusion dishes right next to St Kilda favourite, the Prince Bandroom.

 

 

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Rococo

85-91 Acland St

Perfectly located with traditional Italian on the menu all day long.

 

 

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St Hotel

54 Fitzroy St

The place to go for a smoky BBQ.

 

 

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The St Kilda Branch

204 Barkly St

Chilled out Sunday sessions with famous pizza and live music.

 

 

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United Kitchen

2/52 Fitzroy St

Tapas and cocktails amongst a stylish and eclectic fit out.

 

 

Inspired yet? Entering couldn’t be easier, plus you’re likely to be the envy of every one of your Instagram followers. Follow these four easy steps for your chance to win:

Step 1: Visit any one of the above St Kilda restaurants and try out their special winter dish.

Step 2: If you love it, vote for it on the Visit St Kilda Facebook page.

Step 3: To increase your chances, snap a picture of your dish and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #stkildafoodie.

Step 4: Repeat! Visit as many participating restaurants as you wish.

If you consider yourself a bit of a foodie with a knack for getting those food filters just right, there’s never been a better excuse to get out into St Kilda and eat until your heart’s content! The Winter Foodie Competition is open from 1 July to 31 July 2016, with the winners of this fabulous foodie experience being announce on 3 August. Click here for more information. Bon Apetit!

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