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Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Melbourne's best rooftop bars are back open - and some are now taking bookings.

The ultimate gin lover's guide to Melbourne

Where to find the best range of gins, cocktails and more in Melbourne.

Where to find the best margaritas in Melbourne

Where to find the best traditional margaritas, fruity fusions, $10 cocktails and more.

Madame Brussels

Kitschy rooftop cocktail bar with an outdoor terrace and a garden party vibe.

Melbourne's best beer gardens

Soak up the sunshine with riverside cocktails and ales among historic architecture.

Where to find the best espresso martinis in Melbourne

Try nitro cocktails, Vietnamese coffee bevs and more classic bittersweet treats.

Arbory Afloat Turquoise Coast

Melbourne’s largest outdoor floating bar and restaurant reopens this October.

Secret Garden at QT Melbourne

Brining all the Italianate garden vibes and celebrating the finest produce of the region.

Tres a Cinco

Cantina and bar serving authentic Mexican food and cocktails.

Handpicked Wines Cellar Door

This luxury cellar door doubles as a retail wine shop and premium cheese, charcuterie and wine bar.

Gimlet at Cavendish House

An elegant cocktail bar and dining room from renowned chef Andrew McConnell.

Thai Town Melbourne

A hawker style experience with different Thai food stations, a mini grocery bar and live music.

Willows & Wine

Wine bar offering cheeseboards, plus a book store.

The Boatbuilders Yard

A large open space retaining the heritage and charm of Melbourne's maritime precinct.

The best new bars in Melbourne

The best new spots for nitro cocktails, natural wines and delicious cheeseboards.

Eau de Vie

A bar with liquid nitrogen cocktails, tasting menus, plus a secret lounge hidden behind a bookcase.

Chancery Lane

Reimagining timeless charm this European style bistro is suited for any occasion.

Mesa Verde

Modern Mexican restaurant and bar with an exhaustive list of tequila and mezcal.

Greta

A daytime European food and wine bar, serving coffee, made to order sandwiches and sweets.

Rooftop Bar

Enjoy open-air drinks under the setting sun or a starry sky, with city skyline views to match.

Bomba Tapas Bar and Rooftop

Serving great Spanish tapas and wines like the worker's bars of the Iberian peninsula.

Mabu Mabu - Big Esso

An all-day bar and kitchen showcasing Indigenous food by Torres Strait chef Nornie Bero.

Hemingway's Wine Room

Brasserie and Wine Bar that is inspired by seasonality, with dishes based on European fundamentals

Bar Clara

Basement cocktail bar with a simple menu.

The ultimate guide to Chinatown

Where to eat, drink and karaoke the night away in Melbourne's famous Chinatown precinct.

Cumulus Inc

This all-day restaurant and bar is a modern icon of Melbourne's food scene.

Robot Bar

Small, hidden Japanese retro and pop culture bar serving Japanese whisky, beers and cocktails.

Ponyfish Island

Floating bar on the Yarra River under the Southbank pedestrian bridge.

GoGo Bar

Basement bar beneath popular Chin Chin, offering snacks, cocktails and wine.

The best outdoor dining pop-ups in Melbourne

Find mini green parklets and laneway-wide takeovers for your next night out.

Melbourne's best takeaway cheap eats

Pizza by the slice, cheap happy hour deals and more.

Riverland Bar

Outdoor waterfront beer garden by the banks of the Yarra River.

Arlechin

Arlechin is a cocktail and wine bar.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

Eat and drink your heart out with unlimited brunches, lunches and cocktails.

The Q Melbourne

The Quincy Hotel's club lounge bar is on the 28th floor.

Il Solito Posto

Authentic Italian food and wine served in a warm urban-chic atmosphere.

How to experience the best of NYC in Melbourne

Cocktails, bagels and thrift store fashion. Here's how to find the best of New York in Melbourne.

Ferdydurke

Unassuming bar that feels like a New York loft, named after a 1937 Polish novel.

Glamp Bar

East African-inspired cocktail bar with a safari-style tent and African beers.

Pepe's Italian & Liquor

An Italian-American restaurant located in a leafy enclave of Melbourne's central business area.

Sake Restaurant & Bar

Saké at Hamer Hall is a luxurious dining space offering premium Japanese dishes and sake.

Where to go for mulled wine in Melbourne

Spice up your life with these warm winter favourites.

The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

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Rooftop bars

Melbourne has many rooftop bars with spectacular views and pubs with lively beer gardens.

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Melbourne is packed with restaurant options from fine dining to wine bars and casual eateries.

Food events

Find the best food events in Melbourne, from food festivals to wine tastings and cooking classes.

Nightlife

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