Benchwarmer is a neighbourhood bar in West Melbourne. Its focus is on obscure craft beer and Japanese bar food. They have nine craft beers on tap and over 150 in their fridges - available for dine in and takeaway.
Head chef Keng-Hao Chiu is classically trained in the art of hibachi grilling. This is showcased on his yakitori menu, along with his traditional izakaya offerings.
Benchwarmer have daily food or drink specials and often collaborate with Melbourne breweries and other venues for exclusive events. They are a local hangout in every sense of the word, being operated by a West Melbourne resident with strong ties to the inner west, hospitality and business community.
Special offerLive at Errol St
Get $8 craft beer pints during 'Hoppy Hour' from 4pm to 7pm. 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec.