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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...

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...

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...

One Trick Pony
Intimate Wine Bars

Fitzroy North

Discover this intimate winebar, perched on a quiet corner in Fitzroy's north. One Trick Pony boasts a selection of both international and local wines with a focus on minimalistic approach to winemakin...

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...

Diesel Bar & Eatery
Late Night Drinks

Melbourne CBD

Welcome to Diesel Bar and Eatery; where history meets innovation in every sip. Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, their bar is a sanctuary of nostalgia and creativity, offering a unique blend of c...

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...

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...

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! &...

Oxford Scholar Hotel
Top CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Established in 1857 during the Victorian gold rush, The Oxford Scholar Hotel has been a beloved fixture at the northern end of Swanston Street for over 160 years. Now re-imagined as a sophisticated ba...

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...

Polly Bar
Best Fitzroy Bars

Fitzroy

Polly is one of Melbourne’s first cocktail bars, opening on Brunswick Street in the heart of Fitzroy over 18 years ago; still living up its reputation of premiere cocktails, and an atmosphere of tru...

Longrain & Longsong
Stunning CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

Longrain has been one of Melbourne's leading institution restaurants and offers a modern Thai cuisine in an iconic double storey restored 1900’s horse stable; still to this day you can see the horse...

Pearl Diver
Cocktails & Oysters

Melbourne CBD

Pearl Diver Cocktails & Oysters (PDCO) is co-owned by Alex Boon and Pez Collier who worked with The Speakeasy Group on the Pathway to Partnership program to open their dream venue. PDCO is inspire...

Concrete Boots Bar
Best Bars

Richmond

At the Swan St end of Burnley St, just a stone's throw from Burnley train station you'll find Concrete Boots, a bar whose name has been inspired by its home near the river. Concrete Boots pays tribut...

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...

The Balaclava Hotel
Rooftop Pubs

Balaclava

Light and open, you can enjoy a drink in one of Melbourne's best locals in the south east. The Hotel Balaclava’s lively bar on the ground floor has an amazing selection of tap beers, spirits and non...

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...

Nick & Nora’s
Top Date Bars

Melbourne CBD

This lavish venue houses 400 types of champagnes, and is here to delight the senses. This art-deco space opened in 2020 on the Paris end of Collins Street, an has captivated Melburnians since. Expect ...

The Gem Bar & Dining
Pubs & Restaurants

Collingwood

A true Collingwood local, the Gem has remained true to its Americana aesthetic since opening for business in 2006. With its wooden honkytonk interior, ranch-style furniture, and shrines to the memory ...

The Angry Dog
Warehouse Bars

West Melbourne

The Angry Dog is a converted warehouse with high ceilings, red brick accents, warm mood lighting and vibrant greenery. Quintessentially West Melbourne; The Angry Dog is an industrial base with touches...

Manningham Hotel & Club
Pub Bars

Bulleen

Within the Manningham Hotel & Club, this function centre boasts an array of private bars nestled within its elegant function rooms, each offering a bespoke experience tailored to guests' desires. ...

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...

Golden Fleece Hotel
Beautiful Rooftop Bars

South Melbourne

Located in the heart of South Melbourne, the Golden Fleece Hotel is a beautifully designed venue that sits between the city and the sea. It has a charming Santorini-inspired feel, with a split-level l...

Fossey’s
Boutique Distilleries

Carlton

Located in the heart of Lygon street, Fossey's is Carlton’s very own and much loved Boutique Distillery. Featuring a seductive and charismatic upstairs Cocktail Bar plus a downstairs fully operation...

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...

Death or Glory
Best Bars

Prahran

Death or Glory is a cool and vibrant bar located on Chapel St in Prahran. Throughout the week they offer awesome nights such as trivia and comedy. They also have a killer menu of an array of food and ...

Roc’s Social Knox
Bar with Games Aplenty

Wantirna South

Knox, take your best shot. Roc’s Social: The Playful One combines food and drinks that you love, with social games inspired by a simpler time. Sip, taste and game on at The Playful One, located in 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...

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