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Melbourne Cocktail Bars : 204 Listings

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...

Evie’s Disco Diner
Retro Themed Bars

Fitzroy

Evies Disco Diner is an american-themed bar housed in a converted warehouse space on Gertrude St in Fitzroy. This bar/disco/diner pays homage to the 1980s (think Stranger Things) with a soundtrack tha...

White Oaks Saloon
Top Americana Bars

Prahran

Welcome to The White Oaks Saloon, a local for the cocktail and US-inspired. Located amongst the cultural boutiques of Greville Street Prahran. The White Oaks Saloon brings an array of craft beers, win...

Lona
Best St Kilda Bars

Saint Kilda

Open late with an undeniably happening vibe year-round, Lona St Kilda is a failsafe option for a drink in St Kilda. They offer Happy Hour every day between 3pm-6.30pm and MEMBERS enjoy HAPPY HOUR ALL ...

Hofbrauhaus
Top Beer Halls

Melbourne CBD

The original Bavarian eat & drink experience that is Hofbräuhaus lies in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD in Chinatown, under the same roof for the last 50 years. Established in 1968 and independen...

Sweetie & Moustache Dessert Lounge
Best Date Bars

Melbourne CBD

Sweetie and Moustache Dessert Lounge and Bar is a double storey lounge with rooftop bar where you can relax yourself and enjoy the goodness of desserts in the busy Melbourne CBD. Sweetie and Moustach...

Dunning Kruger
Best Westside Bars

Brunswick East

The 'Dunning Kruger' effect is a cognitive bias in which people of low ability have the mistaken belief that their ability is greater than it realistically is. Owners Gene Mills and Courtney Tuul f...

Double Happiness Bar
Hidden Laneway Bars

Melbourne CBD

Double Happiness exudes a certain edgy, Oriental charm that would be its destiny before doors even opened. Greeted by big smiles and an impressively knowledgeable bar staff, Double Happiness is a bona...

Spleen Bar
CBD Dive Bars

Melbourne CBD

Good times, good vibes and great cheeseburgers. Spleen Bar is a centrally located, mostly awesome, self-professed dive bar. What do we have to offer? Jeez, where do we start… Everything from free co...

Romeo Lane
Hidden Bar Venues

Melbourne CBD

Nestled up at the top of the CBD is this hidden gem. Romeo Lane is an intimate rustic-chic bar known for their classic cocktails. The name is a nod to Crossley Street’s past where back in the mid-18...

The Post Hotel
Best Southside Pubs

St Kilda

Your local watering hole for an after work beer, cocktail or wine, be that a cold Japanese Lager,  a mouth-watering cocktail or a smooth Spanish tipple. A place where old & new friends come toget...

The Den
Hidden CBD Cocktail Bars

Southbank

*See below for a Google Venue Tour* Travel down the stairway from The Atlantic restaurant into The Den - a sleek basement speakeasy, reminiscent of the underground New York bar culture. The Den is a c...

Village Belle Hotel
Late Night Bars

St Kilda

ST KILDA'S PUB. A St Kilda Icon that has been embedded in the tapestry of St Kilda since 1891, the Village Belle Hotel recently reopened its doors to unveil a new look in time for the new year. The m...

Burnley Brewing
Best Breweries

Richmond

Burnley Brewing, located at 648 Bridge Road, Richmond is a unique brewpub and tap house.  The team is committed to making bold and distinctive beers for forward drinkers. The Burnley is designed to b...

Key Club
Top CBD Nightclubs

Melbourne CBD

Key Club is comfortable, well appointed and contemporary in aesthetic, with generous booth seating in addition to social, bar and dance areas. Contemporary and concealed. This industrial space is ope...

The Lost Moose
Intimate Richmond Bars

Richmond

Tucked away on the quiet end of Swan street, The Lost Moose is a young bar catering to any and all within easy walking distance of Burnley station and right on the 70 tram line. It’s a cosy afterwor...

The Old Bar
Rock Music Bars

Fitzroy

This Fitzroy live music staple and bar is home to a changing roster of rock, punk and hardcore music 7 days a week, with many locals coming by multiple times a week to get a drink and get their fix of...

Heartbreaker
Rock ‘n’ Roll Bars

Melbourne CBD

American-style diner-cross-rock 'n' roll bar, Heartbreaker offers a simple but authoritative range of drinks, from wines and beers to their specially curated '4 classic cocktails' menu consisting of a...

The Cricketers
Outdoor Gin Bars

Port Melbourne

A friendly neighbourhood bar nestled in the heart of Port Melbourne.  Located on the infamous Cruikshank street, this “hole in the wall” is the perfect place to relax with a G&T, craft beer, ...

West Beach Bathers Pavilion
Top Waterfront Bars

St Kilda West

Built in the ‘20s as a hub for Melbourne’s colourful and burgeoning bathing population, by the turn of the century the building had slipped into disrepair. Jump forward to today and after seven ye...

Workshop
Unique CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Workshop is living proof anything can be transformed into a bar, including a motorcycle repair shop. This CBD favourite is a hub of Melbourne coolness, with edgy industrial interiors, low lighting and...

Ferdydurke
Hidden CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

On Tattersalls Lane, up an unassuming side door, lives Ferdydurke. The unique bar embodies  Melbourne hipster, with it's lofty style, exposed brick walls and balcony looking out to surrounding graffi...

Naked for Satan
Unique Rooftop Bars

Fitzroy

Naked for Satan is an iconic Spanish-style tapas restaurant located in the heart of Fitzroy. Level one houses the Naked for Satan bar and eatery, while the rooftop terrace is home to Naked in the Sky-...

Hot Sauce
Unique Private Bars

Melbourne CBD

Ever dreamed of having your own private bar in Melbourne for an epic, unforgettable night out? Hot Sauce is able to host up to 60 guests for private events cocktail style. Hot Sauce ups the cool facto...

Jungle Boy
Hidden Bars Melbourne

Windsor

Jungle boy is one of Chapel St's best kept secrets. Hidden behind the fridge door at Boston Sub, the contemporary, plant-filled bar serves tropical cocktails in tiki mugs. With relaxed lounges and a b...

Whitehart Bar
Unique Container Bars

Melbourne CBD

Hidden down the easy-to-miss Whitehart Lane in Melbourne's CBD, Whitehart Bar is unlike anything else in the city. The unique outdoor container bar is well known for its rotating food trucks on site, ...

Madame Brussels
Classy Bars

Melbourne CBD

Madame Brussels is a quirky pink-and-white rooftop cocktail bar with garden furniture, grassy areas, and an extensive list of cocktails and small plates. Address: 59 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Open...

Arbory Afloat
Unique Summer Riverside Bars

Melbourne CBD

Arbory Afloat is a temporary extension of the Arbory Bar and Eatery, and is situated on the Yarra River, with close proximity to Flinders Street Station. With a capacity of up to 407 guests at a time,...

Noisy Ritual
North Side Winery

Brunswick East

Located in Brunswick East, this urban winery lets visitors get down and dirty with their one-of-a-kind wine making process. The team at Noisy Ritual let guests create their very own Shiraz by way of g...

St LuJa
Whiskey & Cocktail Bars

St Kilda

St. LuJa is one of St Kilda's finest cocktail bars. Serving a classy range of expertly crafted cocktails, whisky, & food in an eclectically edgy 1930s art deco atmosphere. The ambience is as rich ...

Rooftop Bar Melbourne
Best CBD Rooftop Bars

Melbourne CBD

Located on the seventh floor of the Curtin House is Rooftop Bar Melbourne. Positioned on Swanston st, this bar is dead centre of the bustling CBD. If you’re patient enough to wait for the one in-ho...

The Vineyard Restaurant & Bar
Funky South Side Bars

Saint Kilda

Located on a corner of buzzing Acland St, is the quirky Vineyard Bar and Restaurant. It’s wacky décor and funky furniture make it one of the most unique restaurants and bars on offer in Melbourne. ...

Abbey Road Cafe
Unique Retro Bars

St Kilda

Abbey Road café is a retro venue located right in the heart of buzzing Acland Street. Just a short stroll from St Kilda beach, this bar/restaurant offers both on the street seating and inside seating...

The Croft Institute
Quirky Laneway Bars

Melbourne

Open Monday to Saturday, the Croft Institute is one of Melbourne’s first ever laneway bars. You will find the institute tucked down one of the many winding alleys of china town. This venue is made u...

Storyville
Unique Cocktail Bar

Melbourne

Storyville is the Narnia of Melbourne's bars, stepping through the door is like falling down the rabbit hole into one of your favourite childhood fairy tales. Storyville is open seven days a week, loc...

The Rose Fitzroy
Top Northside Pubs

Fitzroy

The Rose is Fitzroy's favourite local pub, tucked away in the backstreets of one of one of Melbourne's best northside suburbs. There is a big footy focus during winter, great craft beer selection yea...

The Black Rabbit
Top CBD Nightclubs

Melbourne CBD

Looking for the best New York-style lounge in Melbourne? The Black Rabbit located at 85 Queen Street has you covered… This basement lounge bar is one of Melbourne’s best hidden city secrets and ha...

Saving Grace
Best CBD Cocktail Bars

Melbourne CBD

Saving Grace is a cosy 50 seat diner bar modelled in traditional American style, nestled on the ground floor of an unassuming building on the corner of St James Lane and Church Lane in Melbourne’s C...

Diesel Bar & Eatery
Unique CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Welcome to Diesel Bar, the energy that’s responsible for the light peering through the rustic cracks of the heritage 1920’s building. It has been whispered on the streets of Melbourne that this la...

The Local Taphouse St Kilda
Unique Rooftop Bars

St Kilda East

Twice winner of Time Out’s ‘People’s Choice Best Pub in Melbourne’ (2014 and 2017), The Local Taphouse is a European-inspired neighbourhood tavern renowned for its food, events, hospitality an...

The St Kilda Branch
Top St Kilda Bars

St Kilda

Perfectly located just a step across from St Kilda’s famous Acland Street, The St Kilda Branch maintains an ambiance hard to find elsewhere in the area. By day, the friendly staff help to sculpt a r...

Bar 9t4
Cool Richmond Bars

Richmond

Bar 9t4 has been one of Richmond's most popular watering holes for years and is known for being a loud and loose late-night party venue. Open from Thursday – Sunday, the drinks and tunes are always ...

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