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Melbourne Cocktail Bars : 205 Listings

Somewhere Bar
Cool Chapel St Bars

Prahran

You’ll know Somewhere Bar when you walk past by it’s pumping tunes and cool crowd. Step inside if you’re up for a good time, cheap drinks and a boogie with your crew! Open 7 days from 5.30pm til...

Buck Mulligan’s Whiskey Bar
Unique Whiskey Bars

Northcote

Whiskey and literature: two of the best things to come out of Ireland in one place. Taking their name from the classic character in James Joyce’s Ulysses, Buck Mulligan’s is a stylish Irish whiske...

Mezcalito Agave Bar
Cool Cocktail Bars

Melbourne CBD

Mezcalito aims to showcase some of the worlds most unique and under-appreciated agave spirits. Inspired by the rustic charm of Mexico's backstreet bars, step through the front doors and immerse yours...

Maeve Fox
Richmond Hidden Bars

Richmond

Situated in the heart of Richmond on Church St, next door to the East Richmond train overlooking the MCG is Maeve Fox, a hidden gem of Melbourne Bars. As you walk in you will be greeted by friendly st...

The Ugly Duckling
Best Wine Bars

Richmond

Situated in the heart of Richmond, The Ugly Duckling is a contemporary cocktail and wine bar that is loved by locals and visitors alike. Designed to reflect a high-end residential living space, The Ug...

Arbory Bar & Eatery
Best Outdoor Bars

Melbourne CBD

Arbory Bar & Eatery is one seriously cool venue and is one of Melbourne’s best, all-day outdoor bars. Situated between Melbourne’s heritage listed Flinders Street Station and the banks of the ...

The Park Werribee
Best Westside Pubs

Werribee

The Park Werribee is located on the corner of Watton St & Station St in the heart of Werribee, close to the train station for ease of public transport. The venue consists of three different spaces...

Wonderland Bar
Outdoor Beer Gardens

Windsor

With its perfect location right in the hub of Windsor, Wonderland boasts the biggest outdoor area on Chapel Street and offers a laid back art-deco style bar where the drinks are refreshing and the sta...

Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall
Top Beer Hall

Collingwood

*See below for a 360 virtual tour of Stomping Ground Brewery & Beer Hall* With its ‘Melbourne-proof’ retractable roof, the Stomping Ground Beer Garden is home to large communal tables, central...

Hopscotch
Best Cocktail Bars

Southbank

Cue Southbank’s newest resident, Hopscotch, a downbeat gathering place with a beer for every occasion. The craftiest of them all features as a boutique batch from their on-site microbrewery, which c...

Bird’s Basement
Hidden Laneway Bars

Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s relaxed jazz corner, Bird’s Basement hosts national and international jazz musicians of the highest calibre. Situated at 11 Singers Lane (just down La Trobe Street from the corner of W...

Royal Saxon
Top Richmond Bars

Richmond

The Royal Saxon is perfectly located on Church Street Richmond, and is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike. When you walk into the space you are welcomed to a modern bar and restaurant and o...

El Coco
Laneway Bars Melbourne

Melbourne CBD

El Coco adds some flair to Melbourne’s burgeoning CBD bar scene. Enter the colourful, relaxing fit-out for lively after-work drinks, lunchtime meetings or cosy date nights. Featuring a delicious foo...

Katuk Bar
Best South Yarra Bars

South Yarra

Situated in the heart of the Chapel Street nightlife precinct in South Yarra, boasting a decor that many other bars would blush at, Katuk will leave you feeling completely at rest and ready to either ...

The Mill House
Best Laneway Bars

Melbourne CBD

The Mill House is one of Melbourne’s top bars. The basement, in one of Melbourne’s iconic heritage buildings, has been revived to reflect its rich history. Built by William Degrave in 1851, the bu...

Ponyfish Island
Hidden CBD Bars

Southbank

When three urban explorers stumbled across a no-man's land in the heart of the Yarra, they knew they had discovered something special. Surrounded by water on all sides, Ponyfish Island is a haven for ...

Trapt Bar
Hidden CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Welcome to TRAPT Bar. You’ve ventured down the stairs and around the corner into a dimly lit corridor. As you reach the end of the passageway you step back in time to our sophisticated and relaxed s...

Foresters Pub & Dining
Best Collingwood Bars

Collingwood

After 3 years of serving up some of the best craft beer, pizza and late night fun in Collingwood, the team behind Foresters Hall have come back with the newly designed Foresters Pub & Dining. Comp...

Amberoom
VIP Cocktail Bars

Melbourne CBD

Whether dining inside or out, Amberoom Bar offers a relaxed and elegant evening with an extensive cocktail list and scrumptious menu. Hosting a small gathering? Let them reserve you a space and why no...

Seven
Unique Night Club

South Melbourne

Since opening in 1999, Seven has redefined Melbourne's nightlife. A space where the high-end meets the underground, and style meets substance, Seven has consistently melded credibility with exclusivit...

Little Mess
Top Bars Melbourne

Brunswick

The brother bar of the acclaimed Brunswick Mess Hall, Little Mess is a little bit smaller and a lotta bit funky! Boasting a large plant filled beer garden with flexible seating, a cosy front bar and a...

Nevermind
Hidden Bars Melbourne

Hawthorn

Nevermind is a relaxed Hawthorn favourite serving lunch, dinner and everything afterwards. Nevermind Bar has been in Burwood Road since 1998, and is a Hawthorn stalwart. The name says it all: Nevermin...

Joey Smalls
Best Brunswick Bars

Brunswick

Forged from the sun scorched souls who brought you CBD staples New Guernica, Chuckle Park and Chuckle Deli comes Joey Smalls - the biggest new kid on the Brunswick block. A fresh face in the Sydney Ro...

La Di Da
Best Hidden Bars

Melbourne CBD

La Di Da is a hidden city bar which accommodates to every need; dining, burlesque nights, dance floor, cocktails and all manner of functions. There’s a cocktail bar, a private dining space, an outdo...

Grosvenor Hotel
Best Modern Bars

St Kilda

St Kilda’s Grosvenor Hotel is an iconic Melbourne venue which has been welcoming guests since the 1800’s. Located on Brighton Road, the pub has been through many transformations including a comple...

Highlander Bar
Hidden CBD Laneway Bars

Melbourne CBD

Nestled in a secluded leafy lane way, between the Rialto and the Aquarium, Highlander Bar is one of Melbourne's best kept secrets. Open from 12 noon until late Tuesday to Friday and available for even...

Harley House
CBD Basement Bars

Melbourne CBD

Mixing cocktails with funk, hip-hop, soul and jazz, as well as delicious, south of the border, eats, Harley House offers a warm escape from the hustle and bustle of Collins St. Our drinks menu consist...

Amelia Shaw Bar and Salon
Best Hidden Bars

Brunswick

In 1842 Amelia Shaw was the Retreat Hotels first female licensee. This venue's name is a nod to Amelia herself, and a cue to its regard for history and hospitality. A side door inside the Retreat Hote...

The Woodlands Hotel
Unique Northside Bars

Coburg

The city of Moreland's oldest hotel has been transformed into a hidden wonderland, specialising in all things Victorian with 100% local craft beer and wine. Our chef seamlessly mixes pub classics with...

Bomba
Rooftop Bars Melbourne CBD

Melbourne CBD

Conveniently located at 103 Lonsdale Street in the CBD of Melbourne, Bomba Bar and Rooftop is a Spanish style workers bar. Following a successful re-branding from The Aylesbury in September of 2013, B...

The Colonial Hotel
Best CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Nestled inside a century old bluestone building on the corner of King and Lonsdale street in the CBD you will find The Colonial Hotel. We certainly don't believe in doing things by halves here and eff...

Fores And Feints Whiskey Bar
Top CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

With the opening of Melbourne's very own Fores and Feints Whisky Bar, locals and visitors alike now have the opportunity to savour this internationally renowned Tasmanian Highland Single Malt Whisky....

Pulo Pool Parlour
Cool Sports Bars

Melbourne CBD

Looking for a friendly place to play pool in Melbourne? Then Pulo Pool Hall is where you need to be! Located on the bottom on of Collins St, in between Spenser St & King St Pulo Pool Parlour is op...

Bluestone Bar
Laneway Bars Melbourne

Melbourne CBD

It's welcoming and worldly, yet very Melbourne. Bluestone Downstairs is an iconic, somewhat eclectic, New York-style basement bar suiting a variety of people and purposes. Lunch, dine or sup on inform...

Whisky & Alement
Best Whisky Bar Melbourne

Melbourne CBD

Whisky and Alement is the cultural and intellectual home of single malt whisky in Melbourne with a list of 450 whiskies from around the world including (but not limited) to Scotland, Ireland, Japan, S...

Mt. View Hotel
‘A Bar Above’ Rooftop Bar

Richmond

A Bar Above is one of Melbourne’s premier rooftop bars. With amazing views, their signature cocktail menu, and an impressive list of craft beer and cider, your guests are in for an unforgettable exp...

Trak Lounge Bar
Unique Nightclubs

Toorak

Located in the heart of Toorak village, TRAK is one of Melbourne's most prestigious and iconic venues. From the moment you walk in, the stylish entry creates a sense of occasion and glamour. With a wa...

Laundry Bar
Cool Fitzroy Bars

Fitzroy

It is Melbourne's spiritual home of catching Ubers to the club to play dice in the booths. Tapping into all music interests, there's something for everyone at Johnston Street's renowned and longest r...

Circus Bar
Best Melbourne Nightclubs

South Yarra

Situated in the heart of Chapel Street and the core of Melbourne's nightlife, Circus Bar is the perfect place to cater for any nights out or functions. Circus Bar boasts a stylish yet comfortable sett...

Transit Rooftop Bar
Best Rooftop Bars

Melbourne CBD

Hiding in the most obvious of places, Transit is a cheeky rooftop jazz bar overlooking the bright city lights that line the Yarra. With live, soul-popping Jazz, this candlelit locale will calm those f...

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