Tivoli Road Bakery's hot cross buns came out on top in our annual taste test. Photo: Tim Grey
From dark chocolate "Dragon Eggs" at Sake to hot cross cruffins at Lune, here are some of the places to go for Easter treats and feasts around town.
Buns and baked goods
Four Pillars Distillery in Healesville is hosting an Easter Saturday barbecue. Photo: Pat Scala
Doughboys Doughnuts 535 Bourke Street, Good Friday and Easter Monday 9am-4pm.
Lune Croissanterie 119 Rose Street, Fitzroy. Open from 8am Good Friday-Easter Sunday.
Millstone Patisserie 10a Claremont Avenue, Malvern, 9509 0789. Open Good Friday 7.30am until sold out; Easter Saturday 8am-4pm.
Sake's dragon egg dessert makes its Melbourne debut this weekend as part of the Easter tasting menu ($100). Photo: Supplied
Pidapipo (and Baker D Chirico buns) 299 Lygon Street, Carlton, 9347 4596. Open daily (gelato-filled hot cross buns available until Sunday)
Tivoli Road Bakery 3 Tivoli Road, South Yarra, 9041 4345. Open Good Friday-Easter Sunday 7.30am-1pm.
St Ali is open in South Melbourne all weekend. Photo: Eddie Jim
Anada 197 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, 9415 6101. Open Good Friday and Easter Saturday 6pm-late; Sunday noon-late
Belleville Globe Alley, Melbourne, 9663 4041. Open daily 11am-1am.
Bomba 103 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 9077 0451. Open Good Friday and Easter Sunday 5pm-10.30pm; Easter Saturday 5pm-11pm.
Cutler & Co 55-57 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, 9419 4888. Open Good Friday and Easter Saturday 6pm-11pm; Easter Sunday noon-3pm and 6pm-11pm.
Estelle by Scott Pickett 245 High Street Northcote, 9489 4609. Open for dinner on Good Friday and Easter Saturday.
Fatto Bar & Cantina, Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 8698 8800. Open daily noon-late.
Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel 166 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, 9416 5055. Open daily from 11am
Luxembourg 2/157 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, 9525 4488. Open Good Friday and Easter Saturday from 5pm; Easter Sunday from noon.
Nieuw Amsterdam 106 Hardware Street, Melbourne, 9602 2111. Open Fri-Sat noon-5am; Sun-Mon noon-3am.
Sake Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 8687 0775. Open Fri-Sat noon-3pm and 5pm-11pm; Sun-Mon 5pm-10pm.
Common Galaxia 130 Victoria Street, Seddon, Open daily 8am-4pm; $1 from every coffee purchased on Friday will be donated to the Good Friday Appeal.
Earl Canteen Emporium outlet will be open every day except Good Friday.
Fifty Acres 65 Bridge Richmond, Open Good Friday 6.30am-4pm; Easter Saturday 7am-4pm; Easter Sunday 8am-4pm; Easter Monday 6.30am-4pm.
Finders Keepers 89 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn. Open Good Friday 8am-noon.
Green Park 815 Nicholson Street, Carlton North, 9380 5499. Open daily 7am-11pm.
Little Frankies 21 Daly Street, South Yarra. Open Easter Saturday and Sunday.
Persillade 150 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 9078 4056. Open daily 8am-3pm.
St Ali 12-18 Yarra Place, South Melbourne, 9686 2990. Open daily 7am-6pm.
Out of town
Tani Eat and Drink 100 Gavan Street, Bright, 5750 1304. Open daily from 6pm.
Four Pillars (and Fancy Hank's BBQ), 2a Old Lilydale Road, Healesville, Easter Saturday barbecue from 11.30am-5.30pm; Distillery hours Sat 10.30-9pm; Sun-Mon 10.30am-5.30pm.