the rose bar melbourne

The Rose

The Rose has all of the trappings of an authentic Melbourne pub: The beer is cold, the big games are always on and the food is cheap and hearty. The…

Builder's Arms Hotel pub Melbourne

The Builder’s Arms

Recently renovated by one of the city’s most respected hospitality teams (they're also behind Cumulus, Inc. and Cutler & Co.) The Builder’s Arms has transformed this old Fitzroy bar into…

Catfish craft beer bar Melbourne


Housed in a former 19th-century boarding house, Catfish is just about the best place in Melbourne to drink local craft beer. The list changes weekly, all the music is on…

The Black Pearl cocktail bar Melbourne

The Black Pearl

For over 12 years, The Black Pearl has been dishing out top-notch banter and high-quality, creative drinks at a rate that belies the cramped space behind the bar. (This is…

The Everleigh cocktail bar Melbourne

The Everleigh

With a pedigree firmly rooted in New York’s now defunct Milk & Honey, The Everleigh is without question Australia’s best bar for classic, pre-Prohibition cocktails. The bartenders are impeccably trained,…

neighborhood wine bar melbourne

Neighbourhood Wine

Hidden above a nondescript pizza shop on a quiet street in Fitzroy North, stepping into Neighbourhood Wine feels like entering the wine world's version of Narnia. The surprisingly airy main…