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Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to winter wonderlands, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
After dark dessert bars
Discover Melbourne's best cakes, cocktails and sweet treats after the lights go down.
The Drunken Poet
With live Irish music, the Drunken Poet is a real locals' pub - cute, cosy and friendly.
The best late-night bars and music venues in Melbourne
Find intimate vinyl bars, iconic band rooms and live music bars open late.
The best group catch-up activities in Melbourne
Play mini golf, experience virtual reality and sing karaoke while catching up with friends
Multilevel karaoke venue with private rooms, open mic karaoke bar and rooftop bar.
B Lucky & Sons
Cocktails, pizzas and video games make for a pretty entertaining night in this city bar.
Piano bar with world-class performers and a large selection of premium vodkas.
Yum Sing House Restaurant & Karaoke Bar
Modern Cantonese and karaoke inspired by the glamorous and hedonistic spirit of 1960s Hong Kong.
A vaudeville theatre presenting burlesque and cabaret shows, as well as comedy and circus acts.
Stars KTV and Lounge
Over 200,000 songs in a number of languages and elegantly designed private karaoke rooms.
A multi-level dining and entertainment venue, featuring regular club nights and a whisky boutique.
Party World Karaoke Bar
Conveniently located in the centre of Melbourne with 44 rooms to sing the night away.
Karaoke in loads of languages with over 300,000 songs, clean rooms and delicious whisky and soju.
Marrakech Cocktail & Shisha Bar
A seductive cocktail and shisha bar with club nights on weekends.
Hip 24-hour nightspot with eclectic live dance acts and four individual rooms for clubbing.
Japanese-style karaoke with songs in various languages and Japanese hot dogs.
House of Maximon
An afterlife-themed bar featuring late-night Latin dancing, tequila, and cocktails.
Holey Moley Golf Club
Holey Moley offers a mini golf course and bar with 27 themed holes plus a karaoke room.
A weekend nightlife destination, with DJs spinning until the early morning.
Holey Moley Golf Club
Holey Moley at Crown offers a mini golf course and bar with 18 themed holes.
This basement live music venue has hosted some of rock music's biggest acts.
The Elephant and Wheelbarrow
Lively British pub serving up traditional favourites, cold beer, and live music.
An iconic laneway bar hosting a lineup of local and international rock'n'roll acts.
Witches in Britches
A lively musical-theatre restaurant with a kitsch Halloween atmosphere.
Late-night music venue and dance club, open Friday and Saturday nights.
A late night hip hop club where punters can let it all out on the dance floor.
KBox Karaoke Private Room
A karaoke institution and the scene of many a hilarious performance.
Opium den-esque nightspot dedicated to fine drinks, dumplings and fun times.
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Melbourne has many rooftop bars with spectacular views and pubs with lively beer gardens.
Melbourne is packed with restaurant options from fine dining to wine bars and casual eateries.