Occupying an innovatively designed steel-and-glass space above Federation Square, Taxi boasts both extraordinary food and spectacular views over Melbourne. East meets west on a menu that combines Japanese flavors—soy tuna tataki, caramelized orange and Sake Lee sauce—with such European-inspired fare as slowly braised lamb shoulder with a roasted lamb loin and saltbush jus. There is also an impressive list of new- and old-world wines. To taste some of Australia's best
craft beers, have a pre-meal drink at the Transport Bar on the ground floor.