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Melbourne Cocktail Bars : 205 Listings

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...

Torino Aperitivo
Italian Bars

Melbourne CBD

Torino, the sister venue to Beneath Driver Lane just underground next door, is your escape to Italy without leaving Melbourne. This brand new space exudes charm and calmness with colour palate of gree...

Brogan’s Way Distillery
Best Gin Bars

Richmond

Located in the heart of Richmond’s “maker precinct” of quality coffee roasters, craft breweries, bakers and less than a 5-minute walk from tram stops on either Bridge Road or Victoria Street, th...

The Kilburn
Best Cocktail & Whiskey Bars

Hawthorn

The Kilburn has been named after the renowned Australian architect Mr Edward George Kilburn who, in 1892, designed the heritage listed building the bar lies within. An elegant, substantial, Italianate...

Two Wrongs
Iconic Chapel St Bars

South Yarra

Welcome to Two Wrongs, a vibrant and unique cyber-urban bar nestled in the heart of South Yarra. They offer an inventive fusion of Japanese cuisine and creatively crafted cocktails, inspired by the d...

Pearl Oyster & Chablis Bar
Intimate CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Welcome to Pearl Oyster & Chablis Bar, an exquisite destination where the art of culinary indulgence and the pleasures of the vine converge. Nestled in an intimate setting, this establishment invi...

Pinchy’s
Rooftop Bars

Melbourne CBD

Step into the vibrant and inviting bar area of fan favourite Pinchy's. You'll be greeted by an atmosphere bathed in bright, warm lighting. The space exudes an air of sophistication and relaxation, wit...

Tusk High Bar
Intimate Bars

Windsor

Tusk High Bar, found in the heart of Chapel Street, is modeled off Manhattan bars of the 1930s with art deco inspiration. The hosts and staff are formally dressed to provide sophistication to a level ...

Moon Dog Brewery Bar
Hidden Brewery

Abbotsford

Moon Dog is a rad craft brewery in the backstreets of inner Melbourne’s Abbotsford. Started in 2010 by two brothers and their mate, with a love of craft beer and a desire to make beers they couldn...

Bar Clara
Best CBD Cocktail Bars

Melbourne CBD

Bar Clara is an intimate cocktail bar specialising in modern seasonal cocktails. Ideally located at the top end of Melbourne’s Chinatown, across from Her Majesty’s Theatre, they are the perfect ch...

Chapel St Cellars
Intimate Beer Gardens

Windsor

Chapel St Cellars is your friendly bottleshop / bar that allows you to choose from hundreds of drinks. They have 6 tap beers and 4 wines on tap, plus a selection of up to 12 wines and Champagne by the...

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...

Spice Market
CBD Bars & Nightclubs

Melbourne CBD

Relish in the opulent Middle Eastern and Far Eastern Experience of this exotic bar and cocktail lounge, Spice Market; an energised and undeniably dazzling venue. The lavish Spice Market takes it’s i...

Bobbie Peels
Top Northside Bars

North Melbourne

Bobbie Peels is a specialty drinking venue in North Melbourne. Their home is a stunning 113-year-old corner pub, where they have wines dating back to 1970 covered in dust and straight from the cellar!...

Bar Bianco
Modern Bars

Prahran

A new neighbourhood wine bar in Hawksburn Village, Bar Bianco is the perfect location for a catch-up drink with friends, pre or post-dinner cocktail, nightcap. It has a sophisticated, yet unpretentiou...

The Tipsy Cow
Best Small Bars

Port Melbourne

The Tipsy Cow is a sanctuary for those who need a relaxing space with finer taste. When you walk in you can leave all the stresses behind, melt into one of the sofa seats with cushions and throws, cur...

The Blacksmith Bar
Sophisticated Cocktail Bars

Richmond

The Blacksmith Bar is a sophisticated cocktail bar located in the heart of Swan St, Richmond. The staff are friendly, passionate and extremely knowledgeable in all things cocktail related. With cozy b...

Hotel Westwood
Live Music Bars

Footscray

Right in the heart of Footscray sits Hotel Westwood. Formerly known as the iconic Reverence Hotel; Westwood has stayed true to its musical origins, now hailed as the best live music destination in the...

Luxsmith
Top Wine Bars

Seddon

Perfect for a casual drink, Luxbar + Wine Shop is the ultimate bar to drop in for a cocktail or a glass of any their award-winning wines. Open from 4pm Tuesday - Saturday. Head in early from Happy Hou...

Zhou Zhou
Unique Hidden Bars

South Yarra

Zhou Zhou, bar & lounge – a late night establishment with a 3am license and a point of difference. Tired of the stock standard choice on tap at the pub? We have the most Asian beers under one ro...

Dr Morse Bar
Eatery Bars with Beer Gardens

Abbotsford

‘Drink. Dinner. Dance’. The ultimate all-rounder, Dr Morse’s wide and welcoming bar, cute nooks and expertly curated craft beer, natural wine and spirits serve all levels of thirst quenchers eff...

Kewpie
Fitzroy Dance Bar

Fitzroy

Kewpie is an iconic bar and beer garden, located in the heart of Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. The ever lively establishment houses a number of live bands, and DJ's; with a cute courtyard bar and couches...

Pilgrim Bar
Hidden Waterside Bars

Melbourne CBD

One of Melbourne’s hidden gems tucked away below Federation Square, Pilgrim is an intimate waterfront venue that proudly engages an all-Australian menu. With locally sourced produce and passionate s...

Caz Reitop Dirty Secrets
Top Bars

Collingwood

Caz Reitop's Dirty Secrets has the perfect room for your next event - an intimate 1920s Speakeasy style cocktail bar located near the corner of Smith and Gertrude Streets in Collingwood. The bar has a...

Oxford Scholar Hotel
Top CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Established in 1857, during the heady days of the days of the Victorian gold rush, The Oxford Scholar Hotel has for more than 160 years served Melburnians at the northern-end of Swanston Street. In 20...

The Barre
Best After Work Bars

Melbourne CBD

The Barre is a sleek space located underneath the Spire at Arts Centre Melbourne. Offering a touch of luxury, a hint of showmanship and a lively pre- and post-show buzz that takes the bar and eatery f...

Stolberg
Best Beer Gardens

Preston

Set in the heart of Preston, close to public transport, this dynamic venue sets new benchmarks in the realm of celebrations, events and meals. Casual dining options throughout the week make Stolberg...

Handsome Bar
Hidden Laneway Bars

Melbourne CBD

A sleek, sophisticated bar nestled at the end of a quiet alley, recently opened Handsome Bar lives up to its name. Its chandeliered high ceilings and mossy green walls carry the vibe of a 70’s mansi...

The Sherlock Holmes Inn
Best Trivia Bars

Melbourne CBD

The Sherlock Holmes Inn is located at a basement on Collins Street, while Dr. Watson’s Bar is on the street level of the same building. They have a traditional English-pub style and atmosphere . Th...

The Crafty Squire
Top Trivia Bars

Melbourne CBD

The Crafty Squire is the perfect haven for beer lovers in Melbourne! They have lagers, craft ales and classic pub foods to accompany it. Their award-winning originals brews include The Craic tradition...

Holey Moley
CBD Minigolf Bar

Melbourne CBD

This two-storey mini golf haven is a dream for those who have always wanted to sink tinnies and golf balls at the same time. Found right off King St in the CBD, Holey Moley is a bar for the kid in all...

Bartronica
Arcade + Pinball Bar

Melbourne CBD

An institution for pinball machine lovers and arcade cabinet enthusiasts, Bartronica houses classic arcade favourites. Accommodating some of the rarest cabinets and pinball machines, Bartronica prides...

Bar Margaux
Best Basement Bars

Melbourne CBD

Owners Michael Madrusan and his wife Zara wanted to create a Parisian-style brasserie in Melbourne. This 100-seater bar features the classic chequered floors and red leather banquettes, evoking images...

Arcobar
Live Music Pubs

Heatherton

A true hidden gem Situated in the midst of an industrial area this unique bar venue is the perfect place to party all night long. Boasting a beautiful white tiled bar and scattered with plants, Arcoba...

Carlton Wine Room
Best Date Bars

Carlton

Join them in the bar at Carlton Wine Room 7 days. Walk ins are welcome 7 days a week. Pull up a stool and choose from their full a la carte menu – or reserve a table in the window and watch the sun ...

Si Señorita Bar
Top Latin Bars

Fitzroy

Seductive and luscious, Si Señorita lures you into a promiscuous taqueria, serving some of Melbourne’s most amazing Latin cuisine. Tequila? We sure do. This red-hot cantina in Fitzroy is slinging p...

Bad Frankie
Top Fitzroy Bars

Fitzroy

Fitzroy’s Bad Frankie is dedicated to two things. The first is showcasing the best in boutique Australian spirits from across the country. The second is complementing these spirits with the iconic j...

Khokolat Bar
Hidden CBD Nightclubs

Melbourne CBD

Khokolat Bar is located in the iconic Hardware Lane, of Melbourne CBD and has established itself as Melbourne’s home of RnB. With a weekly line up of the best DJs this genre has to offer, Khokolat B...

The Silverlake Social
Craft Beer Bars

Prahran

The Southern Californian Local Taphouse The Silverlake Social offers an authentic Southern Californian local taphouse experience. Named after the Los Angeles neighbourhood of Silver Lake - famous for ...

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