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CBCo Brewing
Amazing Breweries

Port Melbourne

CBCo Brewing in Port Melbourne is the big city-living sibling of their Margaret River Brewery. CBCo Brewing is inspired by all of Melbourne’s best bits – its bustling way of life, dynamic laneways...

East of Everything
Speakeasy Bars

Hawthorn East

Bar None, East Of Everything & Rosalitas are iconic hospitality venues in Camberwell. Tucked away down an alleyway just off Burke Rd, opposite the station. Each venue offers something different an...

The Windsor Alehouse
Moody Pubs

Windsor

As a true locals' hangout, situated in the center of Windsor, WAH's warm and welcoming bar serves a wide variety of beers, wines, and spirits. In addition to local favs, their bar offers a broad selec...

Bad Decisions
Johnston St Bars

Fitzroy

Bad Decisions honours those things you do when you’re having a bit too much fun. The vibe is sophisticated with a side of sordid, with leather, bespoke furniture, gold fittings throughout, and a s...

CBCo Brewing
Amazing Breweries

Port Melbourne

CBCo Brewing in Port Melbourne is the big city-living sibling of their Margaret River Brewery. CBCo Brewing is inspired by all of Melbourne’s best bits – its bustling way of life, dynamic laneways...

The George Lounge
Stunning Basement Bars

St Kilda

The George Public Bar is housed in the Basement of the famous George Hotel on the corner of Fitzroy and Grey Street in St Kilda. It has a long and colourful history, recently undergoing a bit of a fac...

Hoo Haa
Top Hidden Bars

Windsor

Eat. Drink. Dance An unassuming set of stairs transports you from the crowded footpaths of Chapel St to a hidden gem. Hoo Haa is a 3-in-1 venue, come up for dinner at our pop up restaurant Kuku Mama, ...

Moon Dog World
Brewery & Warehouse Bars

Preston

Moon Dog World is a jungle themed warehouse bar tucked away in the side streets of Preston, just north of the CBD. The 700 capacity venue offers food and drinks and many places to sit amongst the ship...

Ellora
Rooftop Bars

St Kilda

Ellora is located at the Iconic 1 Fitzroy Street in St Kilda, spanning over 2 levels it boasts some of the greatest panoramic views of the bay to the city that Melbourne has to offer. Open till very l...

Moon Dog Wild West
Unique Bars

Footscray

Moon Dog Wild West in Footscray boasts an impressive 100 taps across three floors of fun. Featuring a mechanical bull, stage space, balcony and pool hall, there is truly something here for everyone! &...

Jekyll & Hyde
British Pubs

St Kilda

Welcome to Jekyll and Hyde, a gorgeous new double-story St Kilda venue. Both floors operate as lively bars. The upstairs bar primarily has DJ's, whereas downstairs has live music. The choice is yours,...

Royal Saxon
Contemporary Bars

Richmond

Royal Saxon love to welcome local residents and workers to their iconic bar in Church Street Richmond. Relax with a few drinks in their front bar or venture to their restaurant for a classic pub lunch...

Mt Alexander Hotel
Modern Pubs

Moonee Ponds

Mt Alexander Hotel is a modern pub on the iconic Mt Alexander road in Moonee Ponds. They offer a "Peak Pub" experience showcasing crowd pleasing beers across their 28 taps, from local craft beers to e...

Ramblers Ale Works
Top Breweries

Hawthorn

Ramblers Ale Works is Hawthorn’s sexiest brewery, bar, and function space. Located at 96 Riversdale Road Hawthorn in a beautiful ex motor garage, Ramblers’ guests enjoy fresh beer in front of a st...

Champagne Problems
Sleek CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Indulge in a night of elegance & fun at Champagne Problems! They offer a full range of cocktails, wines, spirits & more up until the late hours of 3am. With multiple spaces for seating and set...

The Gertrude Hotel
Iconic Bars

Fitzroy

Situated on the corner of Napier and Gertrude streets in the heart of Fitzroy, The Gertrude Hotel is your classic Melbourne pub. Take a seat on the footpath and watch the world go by. or pull up a sto...

Teddy Picker
Bars with a River View

Werribee

On the banks of the Werribee River, there is a restaurant and bar called Teddy Picker. Their menu is developed around our custom-made wood-fired oven, which gives our speciality pizzas their distinct ...

The Windsor Castle
Bars With A Beer Garden

Windsor

The Windsor Castle bar offers a distinctive setting for your next knock off or night on the town. Be met with unique décor where old world charm meets modern sophistication, and cosy in with elegant ...

Botanical Hotel
South Yarra’s Best Bars

South Yarra

The Botanical Hotel bar is the place to be seen. In the very heart of the venue, from open until close, they offer up a stunning selection of spirits, cocktails and craft beer, alongside an award winn...

Cityfields
Rooftop Bars

Chadstone

Cityfields public bar features double height windows, French doors opening onto an expansive European inspired terrace with tree top views looking toward the stunning Melbourne CBD. The bar itself dis...

Platform 28
Best Waterfront Bars

Docklands

Platform 28 is a charming restaurant and bar offering Modern Australian cuisine in the heart of vibrant Docklands. Formerly a railway goods shed, this venue stays true to the history of the site and b...

Club Retro
Fun CBD Nightclubs

Melbourne CBD

Welcome to one of Melbourne’s longest running and most iconic nightclubs. Club Retro is located in the heart of the CBD and features three floors of pure fun! It’s the weekend and you want to boog...

Brewmanity Beer Co
Rooftop Breweries

South Melbourne

Good food and drinks go hand in hand at Brewmanity Beer Co. Not only do they have an amazing array of 12 beers on tap, but they have a full range of spirits, cocktails, and local independent wines to ...

Rochester Hotel
Best Beer Gardens

Fitzroy

The Rochester Hotel sits right in the heart of Fitzroy and ‘The Rochey’ has Fitzroy in its heart. At this dog-friendly pub, you’ll find fun modern twists on classic cocktails, local wine and the...

Ginny’s Lounge
@ Brunswick Aces

Brunswick East

Welcome to your new home away from home in the heart of Brunswick East, Brunswick Aces. Brunswick Aces, Australia’s first non-alcoholic distillery, was founded in 2017 by a group of food and drink-l...

Kent Hotel
Best Northside Bars

Carlton North

The Kent Hotel is an old-style Carlton North pub and bar, with a great bistro area inside, reminiscent of the sidewalk cafes of Rome and Paris. There is also a gorgeous Al Fresco area overlooking beau...

The Birmingham Hotel
Smith St Pubs

Fitzroy

The Birmingham hotel has stood on the corner of Brunswick Street and Smith Street since 1853. Today, you'll find a warm local with friendly staff, great food, 16 taps with rotating drink specials as w...

Sixty Smith
Smith St Cocktail Bars

Collingwood

Sixty Smith is a modern, quintessentially Melbourne cocktail bar. Head on over whether you wish to enjoy a delicious unique cocktail, a timeless classic, a delightful glass of wine, or just a crisp re...

The Emerald Peacock
Classy CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

The Emerald Peacock is the ultimate representation of a classic Melbourne rooftop bar – tucked away from public view, but reaching to the skies with a vibrant rooftop. Whether you’re relaxing insi...

Hophaus
Bars With a Gorgeous View

Southbank

Hophaus, located on scenic Southbank, is a truly individual establishment. Its art-deco reminiscent design, which features a glazed polychrome brick centrepiece bier bar, with an extensive selection o...

Alchemy Brewing
Lygon St Brewpubs

Brunswick East

Alchemy Brewing is a casual brewpub venue in a spacious converted warehouse with excellent natural light and abundant plants throughout. The venue features large windows that open out onto Lygon Stree...

The Tippler & Co
Best Small Bars

East Melbourne

About Unwind in The Tippler & Co’s historic, lush venue. Indulge in Aussie & Euro wines, craft beer and cocktails, all paired with a European-inspired menu. Your go-to for events, friendly s...

Lulu Bar
Northside Rooftop Bars

Preston

Lulu Bar is a unique cool rooftop bar with epic city views, street art murals and a vertical garden with a sign saying “no risk no champagne “ - a life philosophy. Think Mykonos beach club outside...

Bowerbird
Gin Cocktail Bars

Richmond

Bowerbird Gin and Cocktail Bar is a social collective, a gathering space for locals and those moving through the Richmond area. Sustainability is a given in both design and produce; Bowerbird seeks to...

Bonny
Contemporary Bars

Fitzroy

Bonny Bar is a great, warmly lit, cosy bar with reclaimed timber and textured walls. Let their bartenders serve you from one of their 27 taps! Or head to the Outdoor Courtyard with glass ceiling, two ...

Albion Rooftop
Large Rooftop Bars

South Melbourne

Set over two transformational levels complete with spectacular Melbourne City skyline views, The Albion is Melbourne’s newest rooftop bar, live entertainment venue and event space. Following a spect...

Mirror Mirror
Rooftop Bars

Southbank

Mirror Mirror Rooftop Lounge is an enchanting, expansive rooftop venue featuring stunning views of Melbourne city's skyline, and an even better looking drinks menu. Located only a few tram stops from ...

Goldilocks Rooftop Bar
Bars With A View

Melbourne CBD

You can try all the rooftop bars in Melbourne, but Goldilocks is juuust right (according to the gal herself). In another world, high above the bustle of the city below, sits Goldilocks' Rooftop bar su...

Slate Restaurant & Bar
Classy Rooftop Bars

Melbourne CBD

Slate Restaurant & Bar is located in Melbourne's CBD, providing the perfect setting for drinks rain, hail or shine. This bar has a myriad of spaces including a terrace, rooftop, and indoor rooms t...

Royal Melbourne Hotel
Late Night Bars

Melbourne CBD

Royal Melbourne Hotel is an historic venue steeped in history with modern architecture and a capacity to hold over 1,200 guests for private and corporate functions. Royal Melbourne Hotel caters for gr...

TELLER
Lygon St Contemporary Bars

Brunswick East

TELLER is a stylish, trendy, and modern bar and restaurant on Lygon Street in Brunswick East; the ideal place to catch up with friends or to go on a date. The State Savings Bank of Victoria, which fir...

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