169-171 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
The word cocktail was first defined in print in 1806. Making a bar out of this little moment in history 1806 is an internationally recognised cocktail bar, which in 2008 won an award for the World's Best Cocktail Menu.
120 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Elevate yourself to a rooftop bar and lounge that has lifted the standards of substance and style. Aer Bar is unquestionably one of the best spots in the city for open aer dining and drinking in the heart of Melbourne.
All Nations Backpackers Bar
8 Spencer Street, Melbourne
The Nomad All Nations Backpackers bar on the corners of Flinders and Spencer Streets is a big favourite with travellers, open every night until the wee hours.
Alumbra At Central Pier
SHED 9, CENTRAL PIER
161 HARBOUR ESPLANADE, DOCKLANDS
In a heritage-listed shed at the end of Central Pier is the penthouse styled Alumbra, surrounded on three sides by water with stunning views of Docklands and city skyline.
Asian Beer Cafe
Ride the escalators to level 3 of Melbourne Central, where the Asian Beer Cafe serves a huge range of South-East Asian favourites – with a twist.
Casino 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
The elegant Atrium Bar at Crown is an indulgent champagne bar with a sophisticated array of premium champagnes on offer.
Badger Vs Hawk
Ground 333 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
Serving coffee and light meals by day, and operating as a garden bar by night, quirkily named Badger Vs Hawk specialises in beats and burgers.
Start off with a breakfast brioche, with bacon, egg, relish and mayonnaise.
Banter Wine Bar
Ground 562 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne
Pizza and wine; two delicacies that go so well together are both top quality at Banter. This is the place to eat, drink, be merry and banter.
20 Presgrave Place
(rear 267 Little Collins Street), Melbourne
Bar Americano pays homage to the golden age of drinking, the time of the “American Bar”.
The concept was born out of foreign demand; well-heeled Europeans discovered these liquid delights in the Jazz cities of Chicago and New York.
16 Russell Place, Melbourne
Sitting on an operational electrical sub-station is the high voltage Bar Ampere – most notable for electrifying aperitifs, such as the unusual quinine-derived Quinquina.