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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.
Transit Rooftop Bar - Bars & pubs - MELBOURNE

Transit Rooftop Bar

Level 2, Transport Hotel,
Federation Square
(corner Swanston & Flinders Streets), Melbourne
Visit the Transit Rooftop Bar to enjoy expansive views from the balcony, from the MCG to Southbank. Or show off Melbourne’s impressive city sky scape to your interstate and international guests.
Trunk - Restaurants - MELBOURNE


275-285 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
On the garden corner of Exhibition and Little Lonsdale Streets, Trunk Restaurant & Bar boasts the largest outdoor beer garden and dining area in the CBD.

Tsubu Bar

Gate 6, Swanston Street, Building 1888, University of Melbourne
Tsubu Bar is a Japanese style beer garden and dining room, offering Japanese cuisine, accompanied by sake, beer, wine and cocktails.
Victoria's Secret Bar & Cafe - Bars & pubs - EAST MELBOURNE

Victoria's Secret Bar & Cafe

Ground 80 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne
Victoria's Secret Bar & Cafe offer cocktails, sausages and craft brews in a trendy bar with a beer garden and buzzing vibe.
Waterside Hotel - Bars & pubs - MELBOURNE

Waterside Hotel

508-514 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Waterside Hotel is a grand, three-story brick pub, bearing a colourful history as the first port of call and greeting point to Melbourne from the Yarra River in the late 1800’s.
Whitehart - Bars & pubs - MELBOURNE


22 Whitehart Lane,
(enter via Lt Bourke Street), Melbourne
Whitehart is an industrial designed container bar, hidden down a city laneway. Cosy up under cover in the courtyard, or enjoy some sun on the rooftop.
Wolf's Lair - Bars & pubs - CARLTON

Wolf's Lair

333 Lygon Street
(Jimmy Watson Lane),, Carlton
This rooftop bar and garden is tucked away on the rooftop of Jimmy Watson's. The rooftop garden provides an oasis to escape the city below, and the intimate bar is decorated with curios from Europe.
Workshop - Bars & pubs - MELBOURNE


Level 1 413-417 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
Workshop is a cutting edge bar within an old mechanics workshop. A section of the roof has been removed to create a brilliantly secluded outdoor playground in the heart of the city.
Young & Jackson - Bars & pubs - MELBOURNE

Young & Jackson

Young And Jacksons Hotel, 1 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Young and Jackson is one of Melbourne’s oldest remaining pubs. Centrally located, it is a great place to meet with friends to enjoy a drink or share a meal.

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