As the weather is warming up, there is nothing worse than an overcrowded sticky bar. Yes everyone, It’s coming up to summer so it’s time to be strategic and move our drinks outside. To help you shift your drinks with ease, here is a list of Melbourne’s top 10 Rooftop Bars.
Burgers, Beers and a 360 Degree view of the city. What more could you want? Maybe live music or a dj? They have that too.
Address: Level 7, 252 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Fr: 11am-1am, Sat-Sun: 10am-1am
Campari House is located smack bang in the middle of the CBD in the foodie precinct of Hardware Lane, making it one of the most convenient rooftop bars for those of you based in the city.
Address: 23-25 Hardware Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 12pm-Late, Sat-Sun: 9am-Late
Just a short stroll from Flinders St Station is The Deck. After the BBQ and beers in the day, stick around as the Dj spins the decks until the early hours of the morning. They don’t call them disc jockeys for nothing.
Address: Waterside Hotel, 508 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Tues: 11am-10pm, Wed: 11am-11pm, Thurs: 11am-12am, Fri: 11am-1am, Sat: 12pm-1am, Sun: 12pm-11pm
Whether you’re 19 or even 40, This rooftop bar in Hawthorn is the perfect place to relax and have a drink on the eastern side this summer.
Address: 200 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East VIC 3123, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 5:30pm-Late
Usually the only greenery you see when you’re at a rooftop bar is the celery sticking out of your bloody mary. That is not the case at Loop Roof, covered in plants and quirky string lighting this may just be one of Melbourne’s best rooftop bars.
Address: 3, 23 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 4pm-11pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-1am, Sun: 12pm-11pm
If you’re looking for convenience, then Transit Rooftop Bar is the ideal place for you. Located in Federation Square, you only have to cross the road for your nearest public transport home.
Address: 2 Transport Hotel, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 5pm-Late, Thurs: 4pm-Late, Fri: 2pm-Late, Sat: 3pm-Late, Sun: 5pm-Late
Mountains = Views, right? Rooftop Bars do the same thing… I see where they were going with the name here. Go check it out.
Address: 70 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat: 11am-1am, Sun: 11am-11pm
Beach views, delicious menu and live music coming from down stairs. Captain Baxter is one of summer’s best rooftop bars in the heart of St Kilda.
Address: 10/18 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 5pm-Late, Fri-Sun: 12pm-Late
Sip on a champagne or cocktail in the bustling centre of Melbourne. Siglo Rooftop Bar is conveniently located only a stones throw away from Parliament Station.
Address: 2/161 Spring St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 5pm-3am
We only want to hear the word ‘milk’ if it is an ingredient in the cocktail you’ve ordered or if you’re referring to the Mothers Milk Rooftop Bar. Located on Chapel st, this cosy rooftop is the perfect place to get your fill of a rooftop bar.
Address: 17 Chapel St, Windsor VIC 3181, Australia
Opening hours: Mon – Thurs: 4pm-1am, Fri – Sun: 4pm-3am
By Elizabeth Spicer