Spencer & Co is a new wine bar and provedore in the quaint and leafy surrounds of Rathdowne Village. Owner Carmel Pietromartire is passionate about sharing quality produce, and food cooked from recipes that have been passed down. She wants Spencer & Co to feel like the extension of her home - a comfortable and intimate place where one can enjoy good cheese, good wine and good food....

An avid traveller, Adam Davies has spent many years working and travelling abroad in countries including Mexico, Japan, China and France. His two years living and breathing French hospitality in Lyon led him to open Fortify in Armadale. He brings all of his experience together here at Fortify, where he acts as Executive Chef, aiming to bring us French dishes that you wouldn't easily find in Melbourne: Alternative French, if you will....

The Long Room, the long-time haunt for after work drinks, was rebranded to The George on Collins earlier this year. Gutted and completely refurbished, the slick and modern interior was designed by Hecker Guthrie. Crisp white walls and ceilings brighten up the basement space. The bar takes centre stage, encircled by tables. Booths run around the perimeter, complete with curtains if you want that extra bit of privacy....