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Restaurants, bars, shops and events in Melbourne

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Brooks of Melbourne

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Hihou

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The Press Club

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Vue De Monde

Vue De Monde. It's expensive, spectacular and the mod-Oz crowning glory of...

The Press Club

It’s high noon, and just like the days of old, the Press Club is filled...

Brooks of Melbourne

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Izakaya Den

Everyone talks about how hard the Den is to find. The only reason we found...

Choo Choo's

Curtin House is a multi-venue paradise. There’s the cocktail delights of...

Gingerboy

When someone mentions Gingerboy, we’re more inclined to think ‘poor...

MoVida Aqui

MoVida Aqui is the latest addition to tapas king Frank Camorra’s empire....

Cumulus Inc

Andrew McConnell once did work experience in a hair salon. He asked us not...

Mamasita

They play their music on vinyl. There are terrariums as far as the eye can...

Best bars in Melbourne

Hihou

Push the buzzer, wait patiently, and when you’re collected from the door,...

Madame Brussels

Madame Brussels is the flirty parlour bar that sits above Collins Street’s...

Cookie

  Cookie is the little black dress of bars. It’s a place we...

Double Happiness

It's easy to miss the entrance to this propaganda-themed hidey-hole. Look...

Sister Bella

Housed in a narrow, shabby old building at the end of Sniders Lane, Sister...

Croft Institute

Just getting to the Croft Institute feels like a little adventure. It's...

Murmur

Gently lit by lamps and candles, this easily-missed little bar offers a cosy...

City Wine Shop

The City Wine Shop makes for a great long fancy lunch, however, the price...

The Lui Bar

In the showing off game, Lui Bar is your ace in the hole. It’s the...

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Smitten Kitten

Purveyors of quality lingerie from Australia, France and the UK, Smitten...

Chinatown

Melbourne's Chinatown is a colourful area lined with restaurants, karaoke...

Búl pop-up shop

Since launching in 2010, this Melbourne brand has opened six pop-up shops,...

Immigration Museum

Using first-hand accounts, real-life imagery and memorabilia, the true...

Southern Cross Station

A major Melbourne station for Metro train and V-Line country trains, with...

Club Retro

With the main level playing hits from the '70s to '90s, Club Retro is famous...

Humble Vintage: CDB

Ditch the sweaty public transport and blitz traffic in style by renting one...

170 Russell

A new, central music venue from the Corner Presents team.

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

The Sheraton Melbourne Hotel is home to a function room for events of up to...

Best hotels in Melbourne

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

There are some travellers that love staying in the heart of a city and...

InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

Proving that grand is what 5-star hotels are all about, this property has...

Hotel Windsor

Before you even enter this 1883 grand dame, you know you’ve stumbled upon...

The Victoria Hotel

In the heart of the CBD, this iconic Melbourne hotel is conveniently close...

Hotel Lindrum

Its Art Deco neon sign has lit up the city’s skyline for years, but...

Sofitel Melbourne

Since the early noughties, Sofitel Melbourne has stood tall at the top of...

Adelphi Hotel

The dessert is the star at the newly refurbished Adelphi Hotel. Head Chef...

The Blackman

Yes, it's a lux hotel, but it also houses a swanky restaurant and bar and a...

Rydges Hotel

It may not have produced a paparazzi-pulling heiress but Rydges is an...

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    Fri 01 Aug Presented by Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and directed by William Hennessy, Never Say Farewell  is an homage to the... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Jazz at the Park takes place on the first Friday of every month at the Radii restaurant and bar. Unwind after a long working... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Witness award-winning magician Luke Hocking prove himself as a master illusionionist and mind-reader. Having performed... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Coolio is finally bringing his ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ to our shores. The Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug These late-night art evenings will be bringing talented local and international musos into the NGV International to soundtrack... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Following the success of the hit single ‘Geronimo’, which claimed the number one spot on the ARIA charts for three... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Taking place on World Ranger Day, Green Line Grooves will be tipping their hat to park rangers – those that put... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Look, when the weather is this crap, you've got two choices: hybernation or pretzels. If you opt for the latter, head hither... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Back by popular demand, party starters Black Night Crash are putting on a second ladies night. If you've been to Ding Dong on... More details
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    Fri 01 Aug Online vintage boutique Dear Gladys is not only the place to go for a dash of ’70s glam or Camden chic: it’s also a... More details

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