Which Australian restaurants are best for a late night meal?

Restaurants have long been a favourite of many, but the late-night scene has been transformed in recent years.

In the last decade, dining in restaurants has become the fastest growing part of the economy, with the average restaurant now employing more than one worker, and many have expanded their workforces.

But it can be hard to get to the table for a quick dinner or a cocktail with friends at home.

So how do you get to your destination without having to make an appointment?

To find out, we spoke to five restaurants across the state about the best places to eat at night.

1. Garfinkel