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Melbourne has many outdoor bars with spectacular views, including rooftop bars, bars overlooking the water and pubs with lively beer gardens.
Jarrah Restaurant & Bar
Plaza Level, 26 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
Dine at Jarrah Restaurant and Bar in vibrant Southbank and enjoy fresh, local seafood, light pasta dishes and simple grills and steaks. Natural light flows in through Jarrah’s floor-to-ceiling windows, and Southbank’s lights twinkle at night.
Lane's Edge Cafe
39 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Lane's Edge is an inner city oasis, with a cosy inside dining area and a hidden garden courtyard. Open for lunch, dinner and drinks late into the evening, Lane's Edge serves great food and coffee and has a full bar serving great cocktails.
236 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
In keeping with its location in a green star-rated building, Little Sista’s produce and beverages are Victorian sourced and organic whenever possible.
19-23 Meyers Place, Melbourne
Set three floors above Loop project space, Loop Roof is a rooftop cocktail bar and cafe/restaurant in an open air, exotic garden setting. Enjoy the exotic botanical offerings and the panoramic rooftop view, as you sip your cocktails.
Level 3 59-63 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Turn the kitsch up with a Pimms on the rooftop terrace served by a lad in Fred Perry tennis whites. Go barefoot on the astro-turf and enjoy the party at Madame Brussels.
11 Dukes Walk, South Wharf
Melbourne Public celebrates the best of our past in true pub style. The interior is inspired by 1920s industrial flair with polished brass, exposed beams and heritage features.
Melina on the Rooftop
Rooftop 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Melina on the Rooftop has amazing views, friendly staff and an architecturally designed interior. Unwind, with a drink in hand. Enjoy delicious meze, with a Greek/Mediterranean menu.
5-9 Bank Place, Melbourne
The oldest building in Melbourne, the Mitre tavern should be listed as a museum that serves beer. Find a nook in this old cottage and enjoy this visual history class play out. The Mitre also has the largest beer garden in the CBD and wonderful food.
Palmz at the Carlton
Rooftop 197 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Palmz roof-top above the Carlton Hotel is a tropical island minus the beach! Emerge on to this rooftop mirage through palm trees to add escapism to your after work drinks.
Vault 15-19 Princes Walk, Melbourne
Pilgrim is an intimate waterfront venue that offers a boutique range of Australian wines and spirits. It has an intuitive approach to salt and fat ‘drinking food’. Relax in comfort right on the water’s edge.
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