Where to eat out near the Central Park Summer Lights

Published on 09 December 2021


Wreaths are on front doors, bows are on the trees and lights are in the park. Christmas is just around the corner!

From 15 – 24 December, Central Park will light up with a stunning series of neon characters and lights. Before you visit the ‘Summer Lights and Christmas Brights’ display, grab a bite to eat at some of Stonnington’s local restaurants nearby.

Little Thai Princess

Modern, exotic Thai Cuisine prepared using an authentic traditional Thai method. Tucked away next to Gardiner station, this little restaurant has all your classic Thai dishes to enjoy before heading to the park.

285 Burke Road Glen Iris

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Kerabu offers a delicious mix of Malaysian and Thai dishes. Well known for their curry duck, red curry and friendly staff, pop into to see them before seeing the lights at Central Park.

151 Burke Road, Glen Iris

Call 9509 3338 to book a table

Riserva Wine

Located directly opposite Central Park, Riserva is a European wine bar and bottle shop. Offering simple and warming dishes to share and nibble on with your friends before you head over to the park to see the light display.

395 Wattletree Road, Malvern East  

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Tom Pockett Cellars

If you’re looking for something a bit more casual, this local wine cellar offers a weekly dinner menu with the best local produce available and a range of plates to share. Enjoy a glass of wine, a local beer or a yummy cocktail with your meal.

155 Burke Rd, Glen Iris

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Pizza Religion

A short five minute drive away from Central Park, Pizza Religion Malvern offers some of the best pizza’s in Stonnington. Some of their classics are the Lamb, the Meatball and the Pumpkin pizzas.

12 - 18 Claremont Ave, Malvern

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A small, family restaurant located in Malvern East, L’Olivo serves up a wide variety of tasty Mediterranean tapas, pastas, pizzas and even a sweet chocolate pizza to finish off the evening.

171 Waverley Road, Malvern East

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Via Fratelli

A short walk from Central Park to Waverley Road, you can find this little gem that serves traditional Italian cuisine with the aim of providing great tasting and fresh Italian food.

151 Waverley Road, Malvern East

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