Syn Bar is a bar on weekdays for after work drinks and a nightclub on weekends with massive parties. With its sleek & modern styling, Synbar is suited to a whole host of moods and occasions. A generous dance floor, massive balcony, VIP area, private booths, and two full size bars ensure that whatever your mood, Synbar is the place.
Stylish yet casual after work drinks on Tuesdays to Fridays lead up to classic Retro and groovy RnB ol'school tunes Friday nights and thumping house & electro Saturdays.
Catering for functions of up to 300 Guests, Synbar is the venue for your Corporate Functions, Product Launches, Exhibitions and Fashion Shows, Hen's nights, Birthdays... or massive parties just 'cause you can.
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Feel the aura of Melbourne's hottest new venue, where style and sophistication is the key.
Located on Bourke Hill in the centre of Melbourne's night life, Aura's unique ambience and stylish décor, coupled with its selection of premium quality beverages, make it the perfect corporate hangout for early in the evening.
Later on the lights are dimmed and the volume turned up as you dance the night away to the sounds of the resident DJs playing the freshest house tunes in Melbourne. You must experience Aura before you can truly appreciate it and finally see why it has been so appropriately named.
Melbourne's Belgian Beer Café Bluestone, St Kilda Road, and the Belgian Beer Café Eureka, Southbank, are unofficial embassies of Belgium and promote Belgian culture, beer and cuisine in an authentically Belgian environment.
At the Belgian Beer Cafés Melbourne, which are renowned for steaming mussel pots served with frites and house made mayonnaise along with Belgian waffles, you can find five draught Belgian beers: Stella Artois, Hoegaarden, Leffe Blonde, Leffe Brune and Belle-Vue Kriek. A unique nine step pouring ritual ensures the perfect pour.
The interesting upstairs-downstairs space that used to be Zukini has blossomed into this equally interesting restaurant/bar combo.
Upstairs, along with the food, is the spectacle of 300 light bulbs adorning the ceiling (fortunately, not all switched on at once).
In the luxurious basement is the bar, a cosy venue perfect for a civilised drink.
There's a tidy wine list, some nice bottled beers and good cocktails.
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Throughout our menu you will see incredible Asian cuisine complementing a wonderful cocktail list: innovative Asian themed house cocktails. All of our drinks are made with the finest ingredients we can lay our paws on. Glance through our library of luxury products and you'll see one of the best premium spirit selections in
Check out Shaolin Funk on Thursday nights: Melbourne’s biggest live R&B night.
Multi-award winning venue, including 2 time winner of Australia’s Bar Of The Year at the Australian Bar Awards.
All Nations is a backpackers hostel as it should be: inclusive, communal, with a living, breathing party atmosphere and run by characters who are probably crazier than you! Situated in one of Melbourne's best central city locations, right between Southern Cross Station, the Yarra River and Southbank, the hostel is housed in an old renovated building with high ceilings. Join the hostel staff and our backpackers for free nightly activities that include sword swallowers and Pinatas!
Very London or New York, this minimalist, super suave restaurant, designed by Sydney's Ian Halliday, is splendid. Walk in off the Collins Street level to the long narrow bar, for light lunches, coffee and drinks ascend to the restaurant. The interior design of this deep narrow space is about spots of light, the vast whiteness broken up by one textured grey wall. Stainless steel tubes, spectacularly rise three floors in the stairwell.
Named after the legend Eddie Charlton this bar/pool hall is a great place to come to be entertained any night of the week. Enjoy a game of pool with your mates as you relax and catch up or head into the Karaoke room, a great place to meet people and have a sing along as well.
Club Retro, open every Friday and Saturday night is the place to be for the biggest events and best tunes grankin from the best DJ's. From Power Pop to Power Ballads, Rock to New Romantic it's all at Retro Club. You'll hear tunes from the 70's, 80's & 90's blast out of the speakers on the three huge levels every Friday and Saturday Night. Bring your friends for a big party night at Melbourne's favourite party destination.
One of Whether it be a cocktail you are after, a pot of local or imported beer, a glass of French Champagne or choice of a large range of premium spirits, we have it all.
Whether it be a cocktail you are after, a pot of local or imported beer, a glass of French Champagne or choice of a large range of premium spirits, we have it all.
De Bier Haus is a unique socialising experience that brings together great European and New Zealand cuisine, and as the name suggests it's a great place to enjoy a beer or two. Influenced by the rich history of beer brewing and drinking establishments across Germany and Belgium.
With a Paris/Melbourne style Degraves is the perfect place to drop in and have a coffee, cake and catch up. Right in the heart of Degrave's Street this groovy coffe house is the place to be seen.
While double o is situated down the seedy depths of sniders lane in the city, upon entering you are greeted to an underground yet classy cocktail bar/ club.
The vibe is created through its funky, innovative, ass-shaking beats and its friendly atmosphere
Baroq House offers an extravagant yet intimate space over three levels. From the intensely rich 17th century design to the extraordinary international drinking experience, Baroq House has set a new bench mark in VIP entertainment. Known locally as The Mansion, Baroq’s impressive liquid list of fine wines, champagnes, beers and spirits has been complemented by an extraordinary list of cocktails. From the decadent Dom Perignon charged fresh fruit bellini to an absinth fountain for two, the drinking experience at Baroq House is both original and unique.
Down a cobbled lane, tucked away between the law courts and office complexes surrounding Collins Street, Hydra is the ideal setting for a business breakfast or corporate lunch. It has a clean canteen feel with buffet-style sandwich selections as well as daily special menu items and an impressive wine cabinet. Seating often turns communal during the hectic lunch hour but service is prompt and polite. Renowned in the CBD for luscious toasted fruit bread, grilled focaccias, gourmet baguettes and hot coffee, Hydra also offers a classic big breakfast fry-up as well as organic gluten-free muesli and fresh juices for the more health-conscious.
With 20 years of function experience and state of the art sound and lighting systems throughout, Inflation Entertainment Complex has something for everyone !
We offer four stylish function rooms that hold a capacity of 10 to 450 people or the entire complex with a capacity of over 1000 people.
Each room is tastefully decorated with a stunning cocktail bar, private entrance, toilets, dance floor, DJ booth and plenty of lounge style seating.
We are happy to assist with catering, entertainment and drink packages for your next occasion.
The Irish Times, in the heart of the city, is potentially Melbourne's smallest Irish Pub. With its wooden floorboards, and warm, welcoming feel, it's always a pleasure to visit. There's a wide variety of accents from around the world, and the feeling that this is a more 'in the know' Irish pub. Upstairs is a second bar, and the area where the band plays. Decor features rugby tops in glass cases and beautiful stained-glass windows. The Irish Times is nicely located close to the trendy bars and clubs of Bank Place.
The bar allows opportunity for a quiet beer with friends or an evening full of cocktail indulgence and eclectic tunes soaked up until the early hours. Loop prides itself on catering to all palates. Our extensive cocktail menu is truly mouthwatering, offering unique recipes which combine quality ingredients with eye catching garnishes.
Lounge is a dynamic venue steeped in contemporary bar folklore. Having started with a “bang” on the Melbourne social landscape in 1989 it has evolved as a steward of bar and café culture. It remains as a staple amongst punters.
Up a narrow staircase directly off Swanston Street, you enter an open room. Here you are met with furnishings of industrial undertones and music with depth and warmth that instills comfort and confidence. The staff are well informed, hospitable and interesting. With beverage in hand make your way toward the spacious balcony and enjoy being in the heart of the city, a level above the bustle and the freedom of plein air. Once that’s done move inside have lunch, a snack or dinner. Then a gentle cocktail or a crisp beer and rest until the dance music moves you.
Found in the centre of Melbourne, Miss Libertine is the latest offering to the city's plethora of excting social hubs and captures all the angles of it's intimitable youth culture.Reflecting the local areas transition from a trasit location to what is now the cultural hub of the city. Miss Liberine, surrounded by universities and shopping strips operates as a music venue hosting a range of emerging and established artists from varied backgrounds, with one underlying theme, providing the most innovative and quality music and artistry.
A smart combination of wood and mirrors makes this a glamorous part of the Westin Hotel. It's not just hotel guests who enjoy Martini's beautiful surrounds and great city views, as the bar is an integral part of
The Martini Bar at the Westin Hotel is an understated but classy cocktail bar in the heart of the city with perhaps the best views of the city.
There is only one question left to answer - shaken or stirred?
Wonderful woody long room full of bulging couches, battered armchairs and weathered floorboards that will make you want to light up that Cohiba. And you can, for Cuba is just one of the flavours round here. Fine wines and snacks are served in old-world ambience and a jazzy background score bubbles under. The design clincher though is a huge semicircular window looking out over Parliament House.
Voted Australian Wine Bar of the Year in its first year, MOO occupies the basement of the old Money Order Office (hence MOO) which was built at about the same time as its sister building, the GPO (c1886).
If you visit one laneway venue in Melbourne ... it has to be MOO!
MOO is very Melbourne. Its decor is in keeping with its grand history and provides not only a comfortable club-like atmosphere with a timeless style, it is also a great place for late night drinks and grazing.
Softbelly is a delightfully retro establishment and is the ideal place to hang out with vintage lounges and an old school feel. It does not matter if it is 1 or 180 of you we can look after you. The lights are dimmed late at night to create a warm atmosphere with candles lit throughout the whole venue to bring you a comfortable ambience to enjoy with friends or blissfully entertain your own thoughts.
We have Becks on tap and a large selection of local and imported bottled beers. Plenty of reds and whites of good quality cater for all tastes. We have basics and a selection of top shelf spirits to have neat or mixed at your choice. Then for those of you who enjoy getting their drunk on we can make some mad shots for you. Either order your poison or ask for a lucky dip. You can also eat some great bar food whilst enjoying your drinks, with our kitchen being open until 10pm.
We are laid back with our music selection and encourage our patrons to request a song or two. There is a resident DJ you can hire for your function in our Lounge. If you are here for a function in the Lounge you have complete reign over the playlists by bringing in your own music.
Do not miss our great comedy venue held every Thursday at 8.30pm with name as known as Adam Hills, Jimoin, Dave Hughes, Lawrence Mooney, Fiona O’Loughlin, Denise Scott…..and many more fantastic Australian comedians.
Softbelly has been described as the venue bringing trendy Brunswick St to the city centre.
Syracuse exists for the wine, and the menu is designed around this concept with dishes to match. If you appreciate fine wine, or wish try something rare head here. The surroundings match too, with beautifully ornate ceilings, and mixed-up furniture giving the impression of an old, discreet gentleman's club.
Opened in January last year, The Workshop not only boasts one of Melbourne's most intriguing new bar designs, but is also a perfect illustration of Melbourne's thriving underground cultural scene. Developed from the shell of an old motorcycle repair shop, old relics of its past can be found in every corner. Although it has the capacity to rock with hundreds of people, you will still enjoy finding your way through its nooks and crannies and staking your claim on one of the many small private spaces within.
The Workshop is a visual head on collision of raw industrial materials and Melbourne's cosmopolitan culture. It seems to entwine the rough and unrefined with classic Melbourne chic and style, leaving a venue that can accommodate just about anyone.
At night, BISTRO 1 stimulates the senses with its stylish Parisian design and Dali influenced art. The warm lamp lighting and attentive service create a special feeling for couples in the mood for romance.
Superb French and Italian cuisine, a national award winning wine list, beautiful surroundings and attentive service make it so popular with the locals.
BISTRO 1 stylishly caters for corporate functions and events, or group bookings.
Tucked away in George Parade, in a lane off
Sophisticated and incurably romantic, this seductive little restaurant is equally suited to a relaxed get together with friends or an intimate dinner for two.
Hold your next function at Terra Rossa we have a range of packages available. Take away menus and outside catering available. Ask to speak to our function coordinator to tailor a package especially for you.
Relax at the bar and enjoy the décor and chilled atmosphere that Terra Rossa is renowned for or take a seat in our dinning room and explore the great food that we have to offer.
ATM facilities also available
Bridie O'Reilly's Irish Pub is a spacious pub with 2 bars, cosy booths an open fireplace and a great kitchen for a big meal on a cold night. Bridie O'Reilly's Irish Pub is a great place to be on the weekends to see some great live enetertainment. It’s a busy place and you can enjoy music almost every night, or pop into the beer garden for a drink with pals.
Euro Trash Melbourne is a sophisticated bar with two lounges, French Brasserie and beer garden. Come in for an awesome night of DJ's playing indie-dance to Electro-house.
The Jwow Wine Bar is striking a chord with the Melbourne wine drinking elite.
It is a New York styled bar with an Asian influence; the setup is stylish with the presentation of wine at its core.
During the day natural light fills the tasting space and creates an opportunity for private masterclasses, lunches and perhaps the most enjoyable business presentation you could stage.
We are fully equipped with projector for DVD, or PowerPoint presentations.
There is also a free WiFi Internet connection.
After sunset the mood changes, you will feel intimate and cosy on the Chinese silk cushions.
Old world style pub with dark wood interiors, memorabilia, fireplaces and even the occasional bands or DJ. Sporting events are shown on screens around the pub, and pool tables offer an entertaining edge. A range of hearty meals are available as well, in case you were wondering.
Manchuria is located in the heart of Chinatown. Featuring decadent couches, luxurious fabrics, opulent cushions and detailed curtains inspired by Asian influences.
The intricate woodwork of this bar splits up the room to create just about as many gorgeous alcoves, which allow for intimate conversation. Enjoy cocktails from $14 and temp the Oriental Bar snacks with san choi bow ($5), spring rolls, Peking duck, wasabi peas and more, all at reasonable prices.
Rich earth tones, oriental wooden panels, and warm lighting sets the tone for the Cartel Bar on St Kilda Road Melbourne. Cartel Bar have helped loads of people celebrate birthdays, engagements, farewells, weddings, office Christmas parties, anniversaries and even the odd wake!
They have an exclusive use area popular with small groups (up to 40) and for larger groups we have the capacity to section off various areas of the bar (up to 250 for entire venue).
They have a fully commercial kitchen which is headed up by Ex-Circa Chef Patrick Bowring seving up modern, tasty and affordable food for any function or event. Open for lunch and dinner so feel free to try us out.
New Gold Mountain is available for your next corporate or birthday celebration, from 20 to 110 people.
Red Level reservations are available for up to 10 people with 24 hours notice; larger groups can be accommodated on the Green Level. There's a great cocktail bar on the first level with a great cocktail menu. Head upstairs to intimate tables.
Upmarket pub with dark wooden walls and plenty of dim lighting to accompany. What was once a more local pub is now much more trendy and inviting to all.
The Carlton Hotel is many things too many people. Part bar and part dining room the venue’s eclectic and often eccentric style combines to form a truly unique space. The dining room takes a modern approach to pub food, offering an array of pub favourites as well as sumptuous bar snacks.
The bar is a feast for the eyes, with over eight beers on tap, quirky cocktails and new world wine list. An exciting addition to The Carlton Hotel is the tropical balcony. Set to the front of the bar above Bourke Street it is tropical escape, complete with palms, in the urban CBD centre.
One of Melbourne’s most historic hotels has taken it’s original name held between 1889 and 1907. Rich with history and full of style, The Portland Hotel provides an experience of uncompromising quality.
The Portland Hotel houses two feature packed entertainment areas both with an identity of their own.
The James Squire Brewhouse introduces handcrafted ales brewed on site, adding to our bustling city vibe. Portland Lane Cafe offers modern casual dining in a relaxed and informal atmosphere
Come into Pug Mahones and enjoy a great atmosphere with wine, beer and spirits. Have your next function here or come in with friends and listen to our great live bands. You can also bring the family for a great traditional meal.
For ages, about the only thing you could do with "retired" shipping containers was either park them somewhere in Footscray, or park them somewhere in Footscray. But then architect Sean Godsell got all groovy with his Future Shack emergency housing (prefab "apartments" inside shipping containers), and the Big Day Out moved to Princes Park, stacking them high to combat noise leakage. Sooner or later, Paris Hilton will declare them "hot". As well she might, if she happened to totter into Section 8 Container Bar.
Turf Bar is In the heart of cosmopolitan Melbourne at 131 Queen Street (cnr Bourke).
Enjoy a wide selection of modern Australian meals or pub classics, ranging from delicious house made Pizzas, Chargrilled Steaks, Burgers, and don't skip past our famous flavoured Parmas.
We are the place to be for all of your midweek American sports. Enjoy lunch while watching your team play on one of our 3 big screens, or request your own private booth. We also have all of your favourite weekend sports, with Super Rugby, AFL, NRL and A League keeping the screens occupied into the early hours of the morning.
Choose from over 20 local and imported beers including Peroni, Guinness, Fat Yak, Victoria Bitter and Carlton Draught. We also have an extensive Whisky Menu, if you feel like that something extra.
Turf is the site of the 'The Great Bookie Robbery' back in 1976. It's Victorian style fit-out and warm feel make it a comfortable, relaxed venue for a quiet drink, business lunch or a party atmosphere on a Friday night.
Von Haus is a uniquely Melbourne watering hole. Its extreme retro moves and laid-back style make this the perfect place to die or meet friends. Food is northern European, leaning towards pickles, rye bread, preserved fish and hearty cheese, with a slate menu on the wall spruiking the daily hot meal (perhaps a meaty stew) and a soup.
Silk Road features eight bars, including a wine and cheese room, and a cognac, champagne, cocktail and caviar room. For something to eat you have a choice from the Chinese chop shop, the European Meze table, the sushi counter or the Teppanyaki grill.
Melbourne's latest nook-and-cranny bar The Sweatshop welcomes you with all the warmth of a Thai callgirl. Owners Jason Chan and Anthony Herzog have recreated a Bangkok factory basement, complete with seedy red lighting, wilting ferns, and rolls of oriental fabrics suspended from the ceiling alongside exposed power cables. Perch on dismantled shipping crates to down a minty cocktail or, for the latest in hobo-chic, a Little Creatures Pale Ale served in a paper bag. Cling to one of these as the sweat trickles; with little ventilation this bar is sure to live up to its name.
After the gallery, before a show at the Forum, or simply on a whim, MoVida Next Door is ready to welcome you. A warm comfortable spot to sip some of Spain's finest sherries, snack on a tapa and watch the world rush by. Right now, the food at MoVida is as good as I can remember it. From the first shucked-to-order oyster dressed with a porky vinaigrette to the dessert... the commitment to quality firmer than ever.
The Spice Market, melbourne's new lounge bar has opened in the refurbished Grand Hyatt Melbourne. A concept three years in the making by innovative restaurateurs Dean and Geremy Lucas. Unique, colourful and exotic, the bar is accesible from Beaney Lane and caters for up to 600 guests.
A premium beverage offering including the signature Turkish Delight Martini and a menu of Mezze style dishes of authentic Middle Eastern flavours designed by Executive Chef Greg Malouf of MoMo, ensures a distinctive experience for guests.
An edgy, warm & versatile space offering guests an urban haven in the centre of the city. The Apartment is a bar, lounge, restaurant, club & function space all established effortlessly within warm & friendly surroundings. Designed as an extension of ones living room, The Apartment is a place to enjoy the company of friends in a familiar yet modern environment. The Apartment is available for all types of function and with it’s open plan interior, can be transformed into the ideal space for any type of event.
Curve Bar is an exciting space in the Arts Centre and the newest bar to open in the Southbank precinct.
This contemporary bar is ideal for those looking for a pre or post performance get-together, to have a drink after work with a colleague or a place to catch up with friends. Stand at the bar, sit in a booth or grab a bite to eat.
Curve Bar offers the highest quality of food and beverage, including an innovative range of share plates, boutique beers (on tap and bottled), premium wines and spirits and a range of cocktails.
Outdoor tables and seating are available for those that prefer the 'al fresco' experience.
The newly opened Korova Milk Bar does not simply mimic the futuristic drug den in A Clockwork Orange; it manages even to outdo Stanley Kubrick's warped vision – and has created a standard of entertainment that has rarely been seen in this country. The film may have inspired the bar's black-and-white mannequin motif, but Korova's uniquely distorted paintwork, based on the art of Felice Verini which sees two-dimensional images cleverly played out in three-dimensional space must be seen to be fully appreciated.
The venue also has employed the services of a World Class Hypnollusionist, James Dehombre. What is a Hypnollusionist you say? It is a performer who is a Master Hypnotist, Master Magician and Master Illusionist! The few Melbournians who have been lucky enough to encounter this Mystery Man in the flesh in Melbourne's most exclusive venues will attest to his skill and entertainment value.
Best Undergound Electro in Melbourne. Seek elsewhere for the teeny bopping pop. Its more about the vibe and the crowd and music than the clothes your wearing and the hair straightener you've used boys! Plase tell me that Fluoro has finished
Since its launch 24 Moons has cemented its reputation as a cultural hub in the CBD. It is at once an underground cocktail lounge, bar, and performance space – a modern day speakeasy. Its lifespan in its current location is pre-set to 2 years, or 24 Moons, after which it will reinvent itself elsewhere.
The brainchild of experienced industry minds, 24 Moons expands tradition, offering world-class signature cocktails with key ingredients fusing East and West tradition.
The hotel’s popular amberoom bar is a Melbourne icon and has been a popular haunt of many local VIP’s and celebrities since the hotel’s opening in 2000.
The ultra stylish bar was refurbished in July 2006 and features an amber lit bar and a shimmering beaded curtain wall set against dark floors, walls and ceilings.
A bar where stylish surroundings meets quite oriental culture.
Bambu is an ideal venue for a quite drink after work to pre-drinks before venturing out on a wild night on the town. With ample lounge seating, dry bar and stools and even more standing room there is always room for a party, or function. If seclusion of a more intimate experience is required then the Den is for you. Comfortably seating 30 people away from the crowd with a water feature to top it off, it offers a serene and seamless tranquility
So Bar doubles as a funky, intimate bar and an original function venue catering for up to 100 people. Most popular for its cultural nights, from Brazilian to African, So Bar will give you a night out with a difference. Whether you go in for a quiet mid-week drink or a boogie on Friday and Saturday nights, you’ll be guaranteed a night of fun at So Bar. So Bar provides the ultimate space for your private party with a wide range of plans available - we can cater to your every need.
Following the success of the Red Hummingbird on Russell Street in Melbourne, famous for its hummingbird wallpaper, those same owners have recently opened The Emerald Peacock bar and restaurant on Londsdale Street. While I’m sure the food and drink is fantastic, it’s the interior that’s creating all the buzz. It again features signature wallpaper, which was used as the starting point for the entire design. Each space within the venue is slightly different, with eclectic fabrics and furnishings combining to create a decadent, moody feel. The Emerald Peacock also boasts a rooftop bar for glimpses of the city skyline.
Cocoon is a chic and cosy bar tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Swanston Street. Its relaxed atmosphere and plush sofas make it the perfect place to chill out and catch up with friends.
The beverage list features a selection of local, imported and craft beers, wines from some of regional Victoria’s best wineries, plus a tempting cocktail list that includes all the classics plus some modern re-inventions. If the moorish signature bar nuts don't satisfy your appetite, then the rustic pizza menu will!
Located in the seclusion of Sofitel Melbourne on Collins’ 35th floor is The Atrium Bar on 35. A haven where connoisseurs of wine, beer and innovative cocktails are truly at home. Open from 5pm till late each night of the week, guests are spoilt with a selection of fine wines, French champagne, signature cocktails, local and imported beers. Combine this with a food selection that complements and highlights the unique flavours of your chosen beverage to create an experience that’s truly your own.
The Deck Mercantile Place is alfresco eating & drinking at its best. Order your favourite drink and take in the sweeping views from the open air deck while enjoying a selection of tasty tapas.
The contemporary space boasts sleek design, stylish service & stunning city views right in the heart of Melbourne's CBD.
The lounges are a perfect place to relax with friends and on Friday & Saturday nights our DJ may tempt you onto the dance floor.
The deck caters for cocktail functions & gourmet barbeques for
30 – 350 people.
The deck is perfect for Summer and can be enjoyed during the winter months when covered in our themed marquee.
This stylish 'hole in the wall' has no sign, but has become a landmark in its own right. The tongue-in-cheek interior features an array of Chinese socialist propaganda posters while the names of the fusion cocktails are taken from infamous moments in communist history.
The Curtin Bandroom is the latest addition to Melbourne's live music scene.
The completely new 300 capacity bandroom has been designed to ensure an unrestricted view of the large stage from anywhere in the room. Complemented by a HK Audio PA system specifically in stalled to deliver the highest quality sound on stage and to the entire audience.
The Curtin is the perfect size to cater for album launches, interstate touring bands, and larger internationals seeking an intimate show.
Come in, relax and allow Lily Blacks to serve Melbourne's most delicious beverages.
Open from 4pm until 3am Monday to Friday and, open from 7pm until 3am Saturday.
The chaps and galls at Lily Blacks offer an exhaustive array of spirits and liqueurs. We have the nous to blend, mix and create cocktail creations for your practical enjoyment.
Lily Blacks can offer a small selection of snacks to keep you well nourished into the wee hours of the night.
Italian for ‘The Inn’, Locanda Cucina Bar, the new Italian inspired dining room and bar on the corner of Little Bourke and Exhibition Streets offers an ‘any hour of day’ home for Italophiles with a love of fresh coffee, impeccable service, and simple dishes matched to one of the city’s most extensive and well compiled wine and drinks lists. “La Cantina della Locanda” offers a deli style experience, with Melbourne’s first Enomatic Wine System, which replaces air with Argon Gas, allowing us to serve premium wines by the glass.
Collins Kitchen, located at Grand Hyatt Melbourne, provides a dining experience unlike any other in Melbourne. Renowned for its innovative open show kitchen and emphasis on local, organic ingredients, Collins Kitchen serves dishes created from five different dining concepts - Sushi, Deli, Grill, Wok and Patisserie. The open kitchen concept allows guests to interact with chefs for a dynamic dining experience.
Set discreetly within the grounds of the former Royal Mint lies The Mint Bar and Restaurant. Designed to complement Melbourne’s eclectic weather, come inside and warm up by the open fires, or soak up the sunshine in one of the city’s largest beer gardens.
Whether you’re after a gastronomic lunch, a memorable function venue or just a few cheeky drinks after work, come and enjoy this uniquely Melbourne venue.
The Colonial hotel has one of Melbourne's most spacious and lively Public Bars in Melbourne. Set over two split levels, with a vast open ceiling, this bright space is welcome retreat from the city's busy CBD. We have a wide variey of local and imported beers and ciders on tap, and carefully crafted selection of wines on our list. With huge plasma screens throughout the space, we play host to all major sporting events on free to air, and pay per view channels.
A Melbourne favourite with a contemporary focus on food and style, Sarti is pleased on the announcement of new Head Chef Paolo Masciopinto who will bring creativity and passion to the table. Enjoy his innovative interpretations of classics as well as his unique signature dishes. Our bar and rooftop terrace offer a CBD sanctuary where you can enjoy the age-old Italian values of family, friends, food and celebrating life in style.
Sarti is the perfect venue for corporate functions, private dining and all types of celebrations. Talk to us about how we can make your next event really special. The restaurants stylish bar and distinctive rooftop terrace offers a CBD sanctuary where you can enjoy the age-old Italian values of family, friends, food and celebrating life.
Entree - $6-$24
Mains - $28-$39
Dessert - $14-$18
Transit Cocktail Lounge is located at the top level of Transport Hotel and its expansive deck provides spectacular views over the city skyline and Yarra River - perfect for entertaining interstate or international clients. It is the perfect place to relax with a delicious cocktail while being entertained by some of Melbourne’s finest musicians. Transit Cocktail Lounge is also available for private events every day and night of the year.
One of Melbourne's most 'in the know' bars for years, 20 Meyers Place has always held a spot in our hearts due to its intimacy and cosiness. It's by the local architecture firm Six Degrees, and started by a group of mates. It's delicately small, always dimly lit, and with a veritable flock of hip and trendy followers, we can think of no better place for a romantic red for two. Recommendable.
Australia’s First Irish Club, established in 1887, located in central Melbourne, our reputation for providing a warm and hearty welcome continues to blossom.
The list of Irish and other Celtic groups at the Club keeps on growing. Music sessions are a regular feature at the Celtic Club and more cultural and heritage events are staged than ever before. Restaurant and function facilities are available.
Members and non-members are welcome. Membership offers many benefits including discounts on food and beverage. As the Celtic Club is a 'Club', the following sign-in procedures apply: Visitors and non-members who reside outside a 5 Kilometre radius of the Celtic Club must sign into the authorised visitor's book. If you live within a 5 kilometre radius of the Celtic Club you will need to apply for membership. Ask our staff for further details.
The Stork Hotel is a part of the vibrant market precinct, within walking distance to all major cultural & recreational attractions, & provides a convenient gateway to Victoria's scenic towns.
Stylish basement lounge bar on Hardware Lane nestled beneath the Mill restaurant. Charlie's has a DJ Friday nights from 8pm and also offer $4 blonde and $3 bubbles alongside the 2 for 1 cocktails.
There is a great light bites menu available, with a substantial drinks list, including tap beers, wine and an excellent selection of cocktails. Happy Hour Monday to Friday includes 2 for 1 cocktails, and Saturdays offers $10 martinis until 11pm. Book a table, reserve an area or the entire venue.
Vic's has everything you need to enjoy a night out; snacks, drinks, and now, a pool room. Friendly and down to earth, Vic's is one of the city's best kept secrets. Kick back, try a beer from our extensive selection, relax with a glass of wine, or indulge in a cocktail.
At Alice's Restaurant you can enjoy great dining all day. The full buffet breakfast is a great start to the day. You can try a buffet breakfast of fruit, pancakes, pastries and traditional bacon and eggs, as you watch fashionable Little Collins Street come to life. Whether your taste is for traditional Thai cuisine or something a little more Australian, Alice's is ideal.
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne has a meal to suit your preferences and expectations, all at a reasonable price. Our hotel prides itself on offering value for money Melbourne conference & event venue catering. Our trained professionals will provide well prepared quality meals for your breakfast, lunch or dinner catering requirements.
Strike QV, located in the heart of the CBD, is one of Melbourne’s best entertainment experiences, fully equipped with cocktail bar and gourmet kitchen.
There are 12 bowling lanes, split into 3 private areas that contain fully automated scoring and large format projectors playing the latest in music videos.
Strike QV also has a private karaoke room, allowing you to ‘belt’ out the latest tunes and on the weekends get on the dance floor with some of Melbourne’s best DJ’s.
Plus Strike QV has joined Melbourne's newest craze with 3 custom built escape rooms.
Check out Escapism for full details.
And with a 370 person capacity, Strike QV is the perfect choice for functions - be it a corporate event, buck’s party, hen’s night or birthday parties. Get in touch with our team to arrange your perfect night.
Situated on historic Hardware Lane, this 19th-century warehouse has been converted into a sophisticated den of fine dining and very fine drinking. The two-level space is dressed in decadent shades of chocolate brown and gold, with the venue's Florence Broadhurst-style floral emblem echoed throughout the building. Street seating and large arched windows provide top-class people-perving to complete the vibrant atmosphere.
Bond Lounge Bar is a New York style art deco venue located in the heart of Melbourne, The unique, award winning designed interior and sleek underground atmosphere plays host to Melbourne’s hip young crowds and a diverse range of industries and companies.
Ideally situated in the heart of the central business district, Bond Lounge is close to all major hotels and theatres.
The venue is highly sought after and has played host to numerous Melbourne events including The Melbourne Fashion Festival, Spring Fashion Week and a variety of product launches. Clients have included Polo Ralph Lauren, The Australian Ballet, News Ltd., Sportsgirl, ABN AMRO Stockbrokers, National Australia Bank, Shock Records, Sony Music, Channel 7, and Fox FM Radio.
Bond Lounge Bar boasts four separate function areas. The entire space accommodates up to 500 patrons and includes an exclusive Members Lounge and separate Function Room offering privacy for smaller functions. The dance floor and stage areas combine to make an open space perfect for larger events.
Our unique Powder Room can also be used for exclusive events for up to 25 people or as a change room for fashion parades.
The European Bier Café is one of Melbourne's premier dining, bar, entertainment and function venues, specialising in European and boutique biers with over 50 varieties, including 17 on tap.
The Euro is open for lunch and dinner Monday to Friday and dinner on Saturday and Sunday with a delicious range of meals. It spans over three levels, with big balcony over looking leafy Exhibition St, offering multiple Function Spaces for all types of functions and events.
Friday and Saturday night, The Euro pumps with Melbourne's best live bands and DJs.
Turn up the volume on your next event! Rockstar Bowling specializes in creating fully customizable food, beverage, games and entertainment packages for groups from 10 to 750 and everything in between. No matter what you're celebrating, everyone is treated like a Rockstar and your guests will be screaming for an encore!
Serving coffee and light meals by day, and operating as a garden bar by night, quirkily named Badger Vs Hawk specialises in beats and burgers.
Start off with a breakfast brioche, with bacon, egg, relish and mayonnaise. Other menu staples include the Reuben sandwich, vegetarian black-eye bean burger, smoked salmon sandwich and soup of the day.
Access during daylight hours is at 333 La Trobe Street; after dark, enter through Flanigan Lane.
Inspired by the vast Balkan region and Europe’s Eastern ‘Bloc’, Brutale offers a new take on the relationship between man and beast in its couture cuisine.
Chef Daniel George Dobra aims to to break down the stereotypes surrounding traditional Balkan fare and educate the people of Melbourne on the true beauty of Eastern European food.
Clique lounge bar specialises in private functions and offers a 24 hour license, sleek and modern decor as well flexible opening times.
Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s entertainment district it offers a great venue for any kind of celebration or function. Choose from a great selection of cocktails, local or imported and tap beers. With unpretentious drink prices, cool tunes is the perfect place to launch any party.
Fluid Oz Bar at Melbourne International Backpackers attracts a worldly bunch of revellers. Busy club nights include Fluid Saturdays with DJ’s, pool tables and lounges.
The busy basement bar GoGo is a waiting lounge for the extremely popular Thai themed Chin Chin above. This is where famished patrons come to enjoy a drink while a table is cleared.
And what a comfortable holding pattern GoGo creates in a beautiful basement space that can be entered from Chin Chin above or the cobbled alley to the side. GoGo is nicely dimmed and comfortable, making this spot a worthwhile stop whether you’re going upstairs afterwards or not.
There’s a great range of snacks to keep the wolf from the door and a drink to suit every palette.
La Vita Buona Cellar Bar Deli focuses on Italian antipasti and mozzarella cheeses, accompanied of course by a diverse range of wines.
You can buy and take home a range of of regional pastas as well as organic and fair trade coffee beans, ground to your liking which gives La Vita Buona the feel of a local grocer store who sells wine as well.
The Novotel Melbourne on Collins is a casual dining destination, with the relaxed Lane Cafe & Bar and modern Australian menu at Michel's Restaurant.
The restaurant is open for buffet breakfast, cafe-style lunch and a la carte dinner, served in a Parisian atmosphere. The Lane Cafe & Bar serves a light breakfast menu and contemporary sharing-style selections featuring popular tasting plates and share platters.
With a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, the hotel’s bar serves a wide range of local and imported beers and signature cocktails, and has an extensive wine list.
Slate’s rooftop deck bar is perfect for that after-work drink, with two dining rooms and three terrace areas creating just the right atmosphere.
Choose from the European menu, with occasional Asian touches, including shared plates with buffalo mozzarella, chicken skewers and zucchini cheese fritters. Mains range from linguini with artichokes and spaghetti di mare to king prawn risotto, seared Atlantic salmon and house-made sausages.
The Liberty Social is an inconspicuous venue located in the basement of the heritage listed Tomassetti House – ‘a space where parties are thrown’.
The public bar has a bandroom that has become a home for emerging and international punk and alternative bands. Special events showcase house and techno artists – you can expect some of the biggest international and local acts.
Set within the grounds surrounding the former Royal Mint building lies the Mint Bar and Restaurant, boasting one of the city’s largest beer gardens.
Designed to complement Melbourne’s eclectic weather, with warm open fires and outdoor seating for soaking up the sunshine, Mint specialises in lunch, dinner and after-work drinks.
Dishes to share include patatas bravas, crispy prawns and bowls of nuts or olives. For lunch or dinner, order a pizza or slow-cooked pork belly, fish of the day or black Angus scotch fillet.
The Wharf Hotel combines friendly local pub with city views and waterfront ambience. Enjoy riverside dining with both indoor and al fresco areas.
The menu celebrates the best of Victoria’s local and seasonal produce. A modern Australian influence on quality pub meals, simple, yet elegant in execution and at reasonable prices.
The architecture and interior draws influence from the location, incorporating features from the old wharf in to the contemporary design.
Enjoy tapas Italian-style at Tuscan Bar, where the antipasto, European cheeses and other nibbles are known as stuzzi (from the Italian word ‘to pick’).
Relax in the elegant restaurant and cocktail lounge or chill out with after-work drinks on the rooftop bar. Choose from a range of Italian, contemporary and classic cocktails, local and European wines and boutique beers, including ales on tap.
The Grande Room on level one features retro style and elegant furnishings, from the marble and timber bar to the white leather banquettes, intimate booths, murals and chandeliers.
For dinner, share antipasto with cured meats and grilled vegetables, followed by chargrilled pork and fennel sausages or grilled Atlantic salmon. To complete your Italian feast, try the pistachio panna cotta with wild berry coulis.
Situated above the recently refurbished Duke of Wellington (Melbourne’s oldest pub), Dutchess offers a Manhattan inspired lounge experience featuring expertly crafted cocktails, extensive wine list, innovative food menu and dancing late into the night.
The drinks menu includes fun and vibrant cocktails, plus a carefully crafted wine list that caters to every palate, with an emphasis on reds to complement the meat oriented menu.
The latest offering by Melbourne chef Justin Wise, the Dutchess food menu reflects Wise’s fun and daring style. The venue’s Raw Bar serves oysters, sashimi and beef tartare, which can be ordered either at the bar or from the dining area.
Dutchess is located opposite Federation Square and The Forum. There is a tram stop right out the front on Flinders St, or Flinders St Station is roughly a 5 minute walk. We also have $4 evening and weekend parking available for Dutchess customers via www.secureparking/dutchess
Recently re-opened after extensive renovations, The Duke occupies a prominent position in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. We’re located opposite The Forum and within easy walking distance of Federation Square, Flinders Street Station and the famous MCG sporting precinct. Offering modern bar, restaurant and function facilities, plus a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, The Duke is a true Melbourne pub icon.
The Duke is located opposite Federation Square and The Forum. There is a tram stop right out the front on Flinders St, or Flinders St Station is roughly a 5 minute walk. We also have $4 evening and weekend parking available for Dutchess customers via www.secureparking/theduke
Strike Melbourne Central, located on level 3 of the Melbourne Central shopping centre, is one of the city’s best entertainment experiences.
Equipped with 10 lanes, a cosy bar, gourmet kitchen, great music and an awesome laser tag arena based on urban warfare within Melbourne Central Station (it even has a train inside!)
Strike Melbourne Central also has pool tables to release the inner shark, and on the weekends get on the dance floor with some of Melbourne’s best DJ’s.
Plus with a 280 person capacity, Strike Melbourne Central is the perfect choice for functions - be it a corporate event, buck’s party, hen’s night or birthday parties
Loop Roof is a rooftop cocktail bar/café-restaurant set in an open air, exotic garden setting.
Loop Roof, framed dramatically against Melbourne’s city skyline, is the sister to Loop Project Space and Bar, and is designed by Jesse Judd.
Our award winning bartenders, Tasha Lu and Gareth Edser have teamed together to present a cocktail experience like no other. Give yourself over to their ingenious, mouth watering concoctions. You will be truly gob smacked. Then marvel at the beautifully curated, exotic botanical offerings and the panoramic rooftop views. All underneath the swirl of French blue and sulphur crested balls dancing lightly on trapeze high wires.
Loop Roof has been specifically designed to cater for changing weather conditions over Melbourne’s super variable four seasons. A four section, retractable awning system protects against extreme sun, wind and rain. Extensive radiant heating keeps patrons nesting cosily over colder winter nights. And a subtle misting system keeps temperatures delightfully cool during the peak of summer.
A majestic venue with sophisticated ambience, dedicated service and old school charm. Word is the epitome of Melbourne's wonderful 'secret' laneway venues.
Sited in an historic 1920's warehouse and over-flowing with revamped rich, warm features and period influences.
An antique Jarrah bar compliments authentic leather Chesterfields and ornate décor abounds against a backdrop of original red brick walls and polished timber floors.
Add to this a blazing open fire, atmospheric open air garden courtyard and seriously funky vibes and you've got the ideal environment to entertain clients and relax with drinks and select tapas after work or to book exclusively for corporate and private events.
Happy Hour Drink & Food specials available from 4pm - 7pm on Thursday & Fridays
Located in the CBD along the edge of the Yarra river is the infamous Waterside Hotel. It has three levels of top class hospitality; an old school pub steeped in tradition, a cocktail lounge on the cutting edge of style and one of the cities original rooftop bars with spectacular views of the Melbourne skyline.
Much mystery surrounds the life of Ms Fortune-one of the first women in the world to write detective fiction.
Papa Goose's first floor bar and function space is both mysterious and alluring in its appeal. A large long room with a beautiful white marble bar leads down to floor to ceiling windows overlooking the always buzzing Flinders Lane.
The food at Mary Fortune is a range of offerings from individual bite sized pieces, sharing plates, hearty meals and a delicious range of cheeses and charcuterie. The ever-evolving wine list of quirky nature features many interesting varietals and styles.
A classically designed space with marble and chandeliers allows our guests the comfort and warmth of a writer's den in the heart of Melbourne's cobblestone laneways.
At The General Assembly we believe in keeping it simple. Our philosophy: use high quality, well-sourced products; and don't mess with what's already a good thing. This is also reflected in the fit out designed by Six Degrees Architects.
We have an obvious affection for beer and we're not shy about it. We are the only venue outside the brewery to list the full line up of Matilda Bay craft beers as well as, one-off seasonal brews on tap. We are also one of only a handful of venues in Australia where you can sample Unpasteurised Carlton Draught from copper Duo Tanks.
Beer at its simplest is brewed using only four ingredients and the dishes that our chefs have developed for our menu also follow this uncomplicated formula. This allows for a simple, yet full-flavoured eating experience.
Staying true to our philosophy, our drinks list also has a number of minimal intervention wines, including organic, bio-dynamic and preservative free options - in some cases all three.
Melbourne's most inclusive yet exclusive cocktail bar.
Behind a hidden bookshelf in the city's oldest public house, the hideout of close associate Captain Melville, lies a bar with a difference.
Providing an atmosphere for clandestine meetings, off duty-agents, flirtation and mid-week decadence, the bar is open until 3am weeknights and 5am on the weekend.
Comprised of three private rooms - The 'Den', The 'Brotherhood' and The 'Confessional' - each providing an antique aesthetic, sourced from Mr Loch's private collection - and an intimate balcony that gazes across Melbourne skyline, LOCH & KEY invokes a nineteenth-century gentleman's lair in the heart of the city.
Featuring a classic cocktail menu, a bespoke wine list and the talents of our talented and discreet team of staff, LOCH & KEY is the perfect place to escape the rush of the city nightlife with your closest acquaintances or to meet like-minded messieurs.
Comme is Melbourne's most exciting destination for events, drinking and dining.
Downstairs overlooking Alfred Place is Comme Wine Bar featuring a central marble bar, a glass wine pod displaying premium wines from around the world and a large communal table with luxurious shared ottomans.
Hidden in the increasingly hip 'little Collins steet'. The Champagne Lounge is one of Melbourne's Best kept secrets. During the week, our focus is on creating a relaxed atmosphere for you to enjoy.
The focus shifts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights with DJ's playing the best commercial dance and uplifting house to the stylish crowd rocking the dancefloor.
Popular for it's extensive wine, champagne and cocktail list with contemporary chic interior, this is a venue sure to impress. Settle into one of the booths and enjoy the Champagne Lounge ambience in comfort and style. We pride ourselves in knowing that all patrons leave Champagne Lounge satisfied.
Bunker Lounge is the essential Melbourne venue.
Set deep under the bustling streets of Melbourne this hideaway has a unique and friendly atmosphere.
Look beneath bustling Swanston Street and you'll find a haven of comfortable couches and smooth beats. Bunker Lounge's unique and friendly atmosphere makes it an ideal functions venue within the city.
Bunker Lounge is located at Basement 407 Swanston Street Melbourne, in the heart of the university precinct and where many supporters of the Arts in Melbourne access their education and inspiration.
We have recently decided to close Arthurs as a night club for the time being.
Function spaces are still available though for private functions for up to 200 people any day of the week.
Please contact one of our friendly function coordinators if you would like more information regarding holding your function at Arthurs
6 Links is a designer bar with a difference (or two!). Combining futuristic flourishes with style & warmth, it is truly in a class of its own. Located in the heart of the Flinders Quarter Precinct, this hidden gem is the talk of the town.
6 Links is all about making connections, or 'getting linked'. With three seperate areas and a heap of comfortable couches and ottomans, 6 Links definitely has that 'wow' factor.
Perfect for after-work drinks, perhaps spending an entire evening deep in conversation, or getting your dance on, 6 Links has a wonderfully varied array of entertainment on offer. Friday nights are perfect for a coporate crowd, with a mix of lounge and house music, and Saturday being a big hit with the bar-club fraternity. Comedy events can often be seen on a Sunday with 6 Links fast becoming the "first Choice" of high-profile comedians.
Located at 33-35 Little Lonsdale Street, in the once infamous and now far more respectable area of Madame Brussels Lane, Oddfellows hotel is regarded as Melbourne’s oldest hotel and its renovation by the three partners, Angelo Giacobbe, Charles Anzarut and Paul Gardner AM, has brought to life yet another piece of Melbourne’s colourful past.
Oddies is open for lunch and dinner, in both our downstairs bar and upstairs restaurant, from Monday to Friday with weekends available for private functions.
Wah Wah lounge is a classy, intimate venue situated in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Located at 185 Lonsdale street (near Russell St), entry is via Waratah Place.
There is easy access to all forms of public transport and both the Lonsdale and Russell street taxi ranks. There is also 4 different multi-level carparks within 100 metres, as well as on street parking.