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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 Bergy Seltzer
Live Music Bars

Brunswick

The Bergy Seltzer is a hole in the wall style dive bar and beer garden catering to all different musical and artistic tastes, making it a favourite to the Brunswick locals in the know. The Bergy Band ...

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 ...

Lantern Lounge
Contemporary Bars

Collingwood

Lantern Lounge is located in the heart of the Smith st Collingwood's entertainment precinct, 1 km from the CBD, with Tramline 86 right at their door step. This stylish modern deco venue is perfect for...

P.J.O’Brien’s
Best Irish Pubs

Southbank

Located in the heart of Southgate, P.J.O'Brien's is one of Melbourne's longest standing authentic Irish pubs and a favourite destinations for locals and visitors. Whether you are after a quiet beer, a...

Temperance Hotel
Best Late Night Bars

South Yarra

Temperance Hotel reflects the best of Chapel Street: contemporary and stylish, while retaining a distinct personality. Of course, that’s immediately obvious when one considers the devilishly ironic ...

Prince Alfred Rooftop & Bar
Best Pubs

Carlton

Located in Carlton, this 100 year old pub is newly renovated and offers a Front Bar and Top Bar with attached rooftop. The decor is bright and welcoming, and there 60 taps over two bars so you know th...

Natural History Public Bar
Unique Bars

Melbourne CBD

Natural History Public Bar is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD. With a mixture of indoor and outdoor seating, the space offers unique decor reminiscent of an American Diner mixed with wonders fou...

Hightail Bar
Best Waterfront Bars

Docklands

For the office workers of the Docklands, a days work is more often than not a case of watching the clock. And when the day’s done they waste no time hightailing it out of the office to their oasis: ...

The Grace Darling Hotel
Best Pubs & Restaurants

Collingwood

Located in the heart of vibrant Smith Street, the Grace Darling Hotel has established itself as one of inner city Melbourne’s most iconic venues and is the perfect place for a catch up with friends ...

Terminus Fitzroy North
Best Pubs

Fitzroy North

One of Melbourne's most beloved pubs of the North, Terminus Fitzroy occupies the street corner and provides locals with classic pub food and drink while they watch the world go by. Also boasting 16 cr...

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...

61 on High
Top Northside Bars

Northcote

61 on High can be found right in the heart of Northcote's creative and dynamic High St. This unique, split-level venue has been carefully crafted to create a comfortable space for casual catch-ups, da...

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...

Rising Sun Hotel
Beer Garden Bars

Richmond

If you are looking for a one of a kind pub experience then you will want to check out the Rising Sun Hotel. Once an old English pub now converted, this homely establishment offers something for everyo...

Hotel Esplanade
Live Music Bars

Saint Kilda

Your favourite band in The Gershwin Room, pre-gig beers in the Star Wars bar, stumbling in from the seaside… everyone has a story to tell about The Espy. 140 years of stories and secrets are hidden ...

Colour
Unique Nightclub & Bar

Carlton

Colour is a trendy nightclub based in Melbourne's Carlton. The club provides a unique and contemporary space for people to come in and dance with a top of the line sound system installed. Internationa...

Sonder
Best Beer Gardens

Bentleigh

Sonder is one of the newer additions to Melbourne’s bayside bar scene, and is the perfect watering hole for locals seeking a go-to that’s closer to home. The huge Bentleigh bar is built in an old ...

The General Assembly
Top Waterfront Bars

South Wharf

Experience the essence of Melbourne without navigating your way through confusing back streets and alleyways. And if Melbourne’s weather is living up to its reputation, fear not, because The General...

Melbourne Central Lion Hotel
Best CBD Bars

Melbourne CBD

On Level 3 of the popular shopping centre is the Melbourne Central Lion, a bar and restaurant inspired by classic English pubs. They follow that traditional pub philosophy of good service, hearty meal...

Golden Fleece
Rooftop Beer Gardens

South Melbourne

Golden Fleece is a contemporary pub in South Melbourne, with a rooftop terrace that guarantees gorgeous city views, all day and all night. This establishment has been pouring drinks for over 150 years...

Soho
Bars with a View

Southbank

Located on the banks of the Yarra River in the heart of Soutbank, Soho comprises of eye catching views of the Yarra River, an extensive array of beverage choices and Live music every single weekend. S...

Saint Hotel
Best Southside Pubs

St Kilda

Found in the heart of St Kilda on Fitzroy Street is The Saint Hotel - one of Melbourne's most iconic late night venues. The two floor venue offers something for everyone, with a ground floor sports ba...

Prahran Hotel
Awesome Bars

Prahran

Prahran Hotel is an iconic Melbourne pub located in the heart of Prahran, serving thirsty locals & alike since the mid 1800s. At its core, the Prahran Hotel offers everything you need in a local p...

The Terminus Hotel
Lush Beer Gardens

Abbotsford

An iconic local favourite awoken from her slumber. Resurrected and reinvigorated, the grand old lady of Abbotsford has triumphantly returned with a fresh and inspired look, while maintaining her magne...

Richmond Club Hotel
Amazing Sports Bars

Richmond

What’s a pub without a public bar? If the walls could talk, Richmond Club Hotel’s would tell a thousand stories of heartache & delight all in the name of sport. If you’re looking for a dance...

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...

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 ...

Blue Moon Karaoke – Entertainment Bars

Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s premier Karaoke destination is Blue Moon Karaoke Bar. In the heart of the CBD, this little bar has a cult-like following, where their regulars, from all walks of life come together to si...

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 Stollber...

Precinct Hotel
Best Beer Gardens

Cremorne

Spanning a colourful history in previous incarnations as The Greyhound established in 1852, rebuilt as The Depot in 1926, and then renovated in 2008 as The Precinct Hotel, this iconic building and Mel...

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...

Hotel Barkly Public Bar
Top St Kilda Bars

St Kilda

Step off the hustle and bustle of the St. Kilda streets and enter the Hotel Barkly Public Bar to relax and unwind. The newly renovated public bar embodies the classic Aussie pub; recharge with a beer ...

Wolf & I
Best Modern Pubs

Windsor

The Wolf & I Windsor is a modern Australian pub serving restaurant quality food made from local ingredients alongside classic pub favourites. Pop in for the footy & stay until late. Wolf's man...

Welcome To Thornbury
Large Beer Garden

Thornbury

Welcome To Thornbury is Melbourne’s first, and only, food truck canteen and bar. Found right in the heart of Northcote on High Street, it is an icon of the area. With humble beginnings as a car manu...

The Bush Hotel
Top Sports Bars

Toorak

A pub with the look and feel of an upmarket wine bar, where you can still grab a beer and watch the footy is what you will experience here. This venue is split into two fully self contained bars servi...

Galah
Hidden Bars Windsor

Windsor

Galah is located south of the river in a second story warehouse on High St in Windsor – just a stones throw away from bustling Chapel St. This large cocktail bar + kitchen comes with an attached bou...

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...

Two Hands Rooftop Bar
Top Courtyard Bars

Abbotsford

Two Hands is a secret gem hidden in the heart of inner Melbourne’s Little Saigon (Abbotsford), just 3km from the CBD. Divided beautifully into two stories, the ground floor lends itself to a cozy, l...

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...

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