The Best of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Shane on Colby

Shane on Colby is an exceptional restaurant located in the charming town of Belgrave South, and is a must stop for anyone looking for a unique and delicious dining experience.

One of the standout features of the restaurant is the small but carefully curated menu that features some classic Mexican dishes with a twist.

The Makeko kitchen, led by Chef Alex, produces incredible food that can be fully vegan or cater towards those who love meat. All dishes start with a vegan base; however, if you prefer, you can add meat to your dish, making it perfect for both vegans and meat-eaters alike.

A standout dish to try is the banana blossom taco, made from the flower blossom of the banana plant. This unique dish features a vegan banana blossom filling that is bursting with flavour, and it’s served with a variety of fresh and colourful toppings. In addition to the banana blossom taco, the $5 fish tacos, quesadillas and nachos are to die for. The quesadilla is packed with a range of different fillings and the nachos are piled high with crispy chips and bursting with all of the toppings that are sure to delight your taste buds.

The restaurant itself is eclectic in design, with a warm and inviting decor that creates a welcoming atmosphere. Perhaps the best part of dining at Shane on Colby is the owner, Shane himself. He is incredibly friendly and attentive, and he will go out of his way to ensure that you have a fantastic dining experience. From the moment you walk in the door, you feel like you are part of the family, and that’s something that you don’t find in many restaurants these days.

Whether you are looking for a chilled place to relax, or a fantastic dining experience, Shane on Colby is the place. The combination of delicious food, warm and inviting atmosphere, and friendly service make it a standout restaurant in the area. Whether you’re a vegan or a meat-eater, you’re sure to find something that you love on the menu, and the friendly staff will ensure that your dining experience is truly unforgettable.


Location: 134 Colby Drive, Belgrave South, VIC

Phone: 0431 744 233



Written by: Michael Kent