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Bars & Pubs - 18-20 Dec

Sweet Cointreau cocktails, sweet potato fries, a garden oasis – it's the recipe for summer drinking perfection. Hawthorn East's Meat & Wine Co is picket-fencing its courtyard and creating a verdant...

Bars & Pubs - 17-21 Dec

Get excited Melbourne: Club Aperol has popped up on the terrace at Fatto Bar and Cantina. Enjoy $10 Aperol Spritzes with food pairings and get into various club activities, all while taking in views of the...

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Doc Martin's

Doc Martin's

Aperitifs and digestifs will cure what ails you at this fashionable new spot

Romeo Lane

Romeo Lane

A cocktail bar that is actually about you, not how many tricks are up the bartender’s sleeve

Black Market

Black Market

Fitzroy’s pop-up wine bar serving shaker fries and fried chicken has a mind to stick around

Polepole

Polepole

Exit the Kitten Club; enter the East African-inspired cocktail bar with banging bar snacks

Joanie’s Baretto

Joanie’s Baretto

Beer, wine and aperitivi are front and centre at Thornbury’s new Italian boozer

Oak and Steel

Oak and Steel

By night, Soldier on Espresso morphs into a wine bar

Pilgrim

Pilgrim

Fed Square has just added another bar on the river

Cantina Bar

Cantina Bar

The café’s out and the bar is in at this Tex-Mex corner of St Kilda

Trumpy

Trumpy

A laid-back haven for beers, cocktails, music and snacks

Mr Scruff's

Mr Scruff's

Collingwood gives you another reason to stay up late

Cabinet Bar

Cabinet Bar

Cabinet is in session for all your casual drinking needs

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Bar of the Year

Impress your best girl, or guy, at this classic cocktail bar

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You can now do the ultimate beer crawl without even raising a sweat

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