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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Ombra

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…

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Bellota

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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…