Cookie beer bar Melbourne


Cookie is a Melbourne institution and a great first stop for visitors wanting to jump right in and get a taste of the Melbourne scene. Located on the first floor…

Le Bon Ton cocktail bar Melbourne

Le Bon Ton

Occupying what was once an old pub off a back street in Collingwood, Le Bon Ton is an all-day, all-night festival of New Orleans-style good times. There’s a good selection…

Joe Taylor cocktail bar Melbourne

Joe Taylor

Occupying a 1900s storefront on a quiet street in North Melbourne, Joe Taylor is where all first dates should take place. With a vibe more like a late-night café than…

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,…

Ombra wine bar Melbourne


This tiny salumi and wine bar is home to an excellent, quirky list of wines—so quirky, in fact, that they use a key to indicate wines that should be approached…

Bellota wine bar Melbourne


Next to Prince Wine Store in South Melbourne—one of the city’s best places to buy a bottle of wine—Bellota offers just about everything you need to piece together a decadent…

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…

Gerard's Bar wine bar Melbourne

Gerald’s Bar

A stalwart of the Melbourne wine scene, Gerald’s epitomizes the casual neighborhood bar. With a list of by-the-glass options that rotates nightly, you're sure to stumble upon something new and interesting,…

Cumulus Up wine bar Melbourne

Cumulus Up

This dark, glittering Central Business District (CBD) wine bar sits above its sister venue Cumulus, Inc. Order a plate of ham or some profiteroles (they make the ice cream to…