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 best group catch-up activities in Melbourne

Play mini golf, experience virtual reality and sing karaoke while catching up with friends

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The best K-pop stores, Korean cafes, BBQ restaurants and streetwear stores in Melbourne.

Heroes

Multilevel karaoke venue with private rooms, open mic karaoke bar and rooftop bar.

Kono Coin Karaoke

Enjoy a karaoke experience at a singing booth.

Marche Board Game Cafe

A wonderland for board gamers and karaoke superstars.

B Lucky & Sons

Cocktails, pizzas and video games make for a pretty entertaining night in this city bar.

Vodka Temple

Piano bar with world-class performers and a large selection of premium vodkas.

Speakeasy Theatre

A vaudeville theatre presenting burlesque and cabaret shows, as well as comedy and circus acts.

The Red Hummingbird

An elegant cocktail bar with great rooftop views.

Stars KTV and Lounge

Over 200,000 songs in a number of languages and elegantly designed private karaoke rooms.

The best late night bars and music venues in Melbourne

Find intimate vinyl bars, iconic band rooms and live music bars open late.

Ms Collins

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.

Mui Karaoke

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.

CQ Bar

A nightclub with great DJs taking over every Friday and Saturday night.

Brown Alley

Hip 24-hour nightspot with eclectic live dance acts and four individual rooms for clubbing.

Jankara Karaoke

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.

The Drunken Poet

With live Irish music, the Drunken Poet is a real locals' pub: cute, cosy and friendly.

Holey Moley Golf Club

Holey Moley offers a mini golf course and bar with 27 themed holes plus a karaoke room.

Fad Gallery

An art gallery, music venue and bar in the heart of Chinatown.

Bond Melbourne

A weekend nightlife destination, with DJs spinning until the early morning.

Chaise Lounge

Drop by, sit back, relax and experience the special vibe.

Holey Moley Golf Club

Holey Moley at Crown offers a mini golf course and bar with 18 themed holes.

StoryVille

StoryVille bar and nightclub honours the childhood fables and fairytales we all know and love.

Juke's Karaoke

Juke's has 10 themed rooms to suit karaoke crews of any size.

Max Watt's

This basement live music venue has hosted some of rock music's biggest acts.

Spice Market

Lavish bar and nightclub inspired by the ancient spice routes.

New Guernica

Dance to iconic local and international DJs until the early hours in this Melbourne institution.

The Elephant and Wheelbarrow

Lively British pub serving up traditional favourites, cold beer, and live music.

Therapy

Nightclub at Crown Melbourne with state-of-the-art lighting and sound.

Cherry Bar

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.

Key Club

Late-night music venue and dance club, open Friday and Saturday nights.

Melbourne's best after dark activities

Discover Melbourne’s top nocturnal activities, from moonlight kayaking to game nights.

The Toff in Town

A boutique bar and bandroom offering late-night dining in train carriage booths.

Pulp Club

A late night hip hop club where punters can let it all out on the dance floor.

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Rooftop bars

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

Bars

Discover Melbourne's wine bars, cocktail lounges and cosy laneway bars.

Restaurants

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

Bottle shops

From fine wine and craft beer to discount liquor, Melbourne's bottle shops cater to everyone.